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Forum: Breastfeeding April 14th, 2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
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Forum: Breastfeeding February 28th, 2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By poldy
I would be looking at her diet - what type of...

I would be looking at her diet - what type of table food does she eat?

If you don't already, you might want to add fat to her food, like cook veggies in olive oil or coconut oil. Avocados are...
Forum: Breastfeeding February 26th, 2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By poldy
thank you for all you've done.

thank you for all you've done.
Forum: Breastfeeding February 26th, 2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By poldy
Have you BF before? I see you have some older...

Have you BF before? I see you have some older children, so hopefully that experience will help you.

I've found BF twins relatively simple - there have been a few hiccups, but it has been smooth...
Forum: Breastfeeding February 20th, 2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By poldy
hi! I'm so glad that BF is going better for...

hi!

I'm so glad that BF is going better for you this time (I was part of the May 2006 DDC).

My sons are 8 1/2 months and are EBF - they get a bottle of BM about 3 times a week. I just had to...
Forum: Breastfeeding February 11th, 2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By poldy
I wouldn't worry about it - I think I held my...

I wouldn't worry about it - I think I held my breast for the first couple of months. It took quite a while before they could latch on hands free.
Forum: Breastfeeding January 28th, 2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By poldy
I also get the hardening of the breast -...

I also get the hardening of the breast - sometimes it feels like a rock, burning, tingling etc. I like to describe it like getting your blood pressure taken on your breast. And then that is combined...
Forum: Breastfeeding January 24th, 2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By poldy
Any word on the ear infection? I wish I had some...

Any word on the ear infection? I wish I had some advice for you, but at least it's good to know that we aren't the only ones. I agree - nursing is like wrestling a monkey. I hope it gets better for...
Forum: Breastfeeding January 23rd, 2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By poldy
Any thoughts or suggestions on how to get a...

Any thoughts or suggestions on how to get a distracted 8 month old to nurse?

One nurses pretty well thankfully, but the other turns away from the breast the minute I get him latched on. I always...
Forum: Breastfeeding January 21st, 2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By poldy
wow - 2 sets! How wonderful and how lucky you...

wow - 2 sets! How wonderful and how lucky you are.

I agree with the kellymom link. I also love Dr. Jack Newman's information, if you google him you can find his clinic homepage.

I'm sorry that...
Forum: Breastfeeding January 14th, 2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By poldy
I'm not on the boards too much, so I'm not sure...

I'm not on the boards too much, so I'm not sure if someone already posted this. If so, sorry for the double posting. Thought some of you might find it interesting - it's a long article.
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Forum: Breastfeeding December 14th, 2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,254
Posted By poldy
If you look more at the website, there are a...

If you look more at the website, there are a number of suggestions on how to help deal with this. Like drinking water while nursing, I find this helps a lot. I don't know if the techniques will help...
Forum: Breastfeeding December 13th, 2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By poldy
I have to leave town next month for 3 days for a...

I have to leave town next month for 3 days for a job interview. I'm starting to add an extra pump session at night to have enough milk when I'm gone. I have some questions and worries

1. I figure...
Forum: Breastfeeding December 13th, 2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,254
Posted By poldy
check out the d-mer website, which has...

check out the d-mer website, which has information about the feelings of anxiety and depression during letdown. I personally have this and while it is not fun, it is a temporary feeling when nursing...
Forum: Breastfeeding December 13th, 2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By poldy
I haven't been on the boards for a while, so I"m...

I haven't been on the boards for a while, so I"m not sure what clicking noise you mean. but...I had the clicking noise with both of my boys and was told that it is a sign of over supply.
Forum: Breastfeeding December 1st, 2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By poldy
I can feel your pain because I've had 2 babies...

I can feel your pain because I've had 2 babies teething at the same time that were biting. They were doing a 'clamp, pull, twist', which they thought was hilarious too. I did the flick with my older...
Forum: Breastfeeding November 25th, 2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By poldy
thanks ladies! I don't know what I'd do without...

thanks ladies! I don't know what I'd do without this board.
Forum: Breastfeeding November 25th, 2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By poldy
I can't remember when I stopped burping our older...

I can't remember when I stopped burping our older DS. I've stopped doing it about 80%of the time, and they will let up a healthy burp on their own if they flip to their tummies afterwards. I just...
Forum: Breastfeeding November 20th, 2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By poldy
I have been trying to do weight watchers, and I...

I have been trying to do weight watchers, and I find that I loose much too quickly on the program. Even with an adjusted program with twice as many points as they recommend with nursing moms. If I...
Forum: Breastfeeding November 10th, 2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By poldy
that's great! I think I love your ped too.

that's great! I think I love your ped too.
Forum: Breastfeeding November 6th, 2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By poldy
ugh, I read that section too and it pissed me...

ugh, I read that section too and it pissed me off. It pretty much gives you the sense that there is no need and that there is something wrong with nursing past a year.

I've found the book useful...
Forum: Breastfeeding November 3rd, 2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By poldy
You want to send us his email message - maybe we...

You want to send us his email message - maybe we could send him information too :)

I'm impressed he is responded and reading the emails. How great would it be if his opinion were changed.
Forum: Breastfeeding November 2nd, 2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By poldy
I breastfeed our older DS for 18 months, but was...

I breastfeed our older DS for 18 months, but was also giving cow's milk at the same time. I have to admit, I gave him chocolate milk to begin with and then slowly changed the ratio between normal and...
Forum: Breastfeeding November 1st, 2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By poldy
This is a great link if you haven't already seen...

This is a great link if you haven't already seen it:
http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/milkcalc.html

Supposedly milk intake doesn't change that much between the first 6 months, at least...
Forum: Breastfeeding October 28th, 2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By poldy
I'm sorry I don't have any thoughts on the...

I'm sorry I don't have any thoughts on the question you posted, but congratulations! I was in the May 2006 DDC.

Anna is so beautiful and I love the name for your boy.
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