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I'm having surgery tomorrow and DS Lyric is EBF (meaning no other form of milk) with solids @ 6.5m.
I only have one bottle of milk for him pumped. My supply recently crashed so pumping since I found out about my surgery (monday) combined with all the pumping I'm doing today = 1 bottle of milk. I'm not planning on pumping and dumping fot the 24 hours after, I'm going to ask for the anestesia they give the emergency c/s patients and should be able to nurse right away. BUT theres still going to be about 6-8 hours where I'm being prepped, operated on (3 hours) and waking up/vomiting since I don't do well with general anestesia.
I don't want to give him formula for multiple reasons one being his hive reaction to corn. And corn syrup is one of the main ingrediants. and it's only going to be like 3 bottles so...I'm thinking of giving him goat milk...just plain goat milk. Do you think thats a bad idea? wwyd? I've already tried to find pumped bm, I'm going to post on my FB again in hopes to find some but it isn't looking promising...
Hmm, a couple ideas. One I would keep pumping today. I would pump on one side and nurse on the other and get as much breastmilk as you can. Since he's 6 1/2 months and you have him taking solids I think you could try giving just the one bottle and some extra solids and see if that holds him over. I personally wouldn't go with goat's milk, but other's may differ with me on this one. If you have to buy formula I'd buy one of the hydrolyzed formula such as Nutramigen or Allimentum. Those two are the least likely to cause allergy problems. If your little one takes juice you might be able to get by with offering juice instead as well. I wouldn't recommend that long term, but if it's just one day I think that might work. Hopefully if you pump today you can get another bottle or half a bottle together for him.
Goats milk is generally what is recommended for those who do not want to do formula. I think for one day, or even a half of day, whatever you give baby should not be a huge issue. If you can find raw goats milk, even better! google raw goat's milk for babies and you will get a ton of info. Best of luck wtih your surgery.