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  #1  
May 25th, 2011, 03:46 AM
shortlette's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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how's your supply going at the moment? Any concerns? Any humps or slumps??
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May 25th, 2011, 07:00 AM
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Mine is holding steady and I'm hoping it continues so I could pump until the 12 month mark..
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May 25th, 2011, 08:22 AM
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Mine has gone down the crapper! For the past month I'm only pumping enough for one bottle for daycare, but she gets 2-3. My goal was 12months, and so far we've almost made it 8months, but doesn't look like we'll make the 12 month mark. So far I feel like I've done everything I can think of to help increase my supply, but I'm just not pumping alot out at all:[
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May 25th, 2011, 12:29 PM
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My pump schedule is a wreck this week. I had to get Lo early from the sitter's Mon and Tuesday, so I only got one or two pump sessions in. (however, I did nurse her the missing sessions). And this weekend will be messed up as well...

*sigh*
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May 25th, 2011, 02:00 PM
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I just posted about my woes this week... just not getting as much as I"d like, and then Michael doesn't seem satified when I nurse him in the evenings... I've only got 4 months under my belt, and would like to make it to at least 6 - so I'm now getting nervous!

I'm also nervous about the upcoming weekend. I do supplement too - and that kind of helps - but, I worry all the time that he's not getting enough breast milk, and is getting too much formula. He gets about 20 oz of bm on a week day, a little less during the weekends (if we are out and about it is easier that I ff him and pump when needed)...

I'll be out of town with Michael from Thursday until Tuesday - and I'm just terrified it will throw him off!
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Baby Christian - born into heaven at 22 weeks gestation - 7/14/12

Starting IVF/PGD - September 2012
47 eggs retrieved (OUCH!)
38 eggs mature
26 eggs fertilized
10 embryos biopsied
3 embryos - 2 boys, 1 girl are waiting to be transferred - transferring 1 boy 1 girl on first FET!!!

2/12/13 - FET - Cancelled due to fluid in the uterus
2/20/13 - Hysteroscopy scheduled - 1 polyp removed.

4/10/13 - FET - 2 embies transferred as planned! 1 boy 1 girl!
4/22/13 - Trying to wait to test - Beta scheduled!! -
7/31/13 - FET - 1 embie transferred - 1 boy
8/7/13 - 7dp5dt - - but very light
8/9/13 - 9dp5dt - - no mistaking this one!
8/12/13 - 1st Beta scheduled - 64
8/14/13 - 2nd Beta scheduled - only 10
03/03/14 - FET #3 - 1 embie transferred - 1 girl
3/11/14 - FAINT BFP
3/13/14 - HCG only 20.2
3/17/14 - HCG rose to 151!!!
3/20/14 - HCG rose again - 630! Nurse was in shock!
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May 25th, 2011, 04:28 PM
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My supply is minimal these days - down to hand expressing only once before bed now . . . I thought it would die off when AF hit, but nope! still going! maybe when the next AF hits. I thought I'd be into my freezer bags by now! I'll keep hand expressing as long as I have milk left.
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