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TTC While Breastfeeding?

Are any other ladies here trying to conceive while breastfeeding? My DS is just shy of 9 months old, and we've started TTC #2 but it's getting very frustrating because my cycle is SO unpredictable, still. We started trying about a month ago in hopes that our children would be about two years apart, give or take a couple months. My AF returned when I was 5 months postpartum, and hasn't appeared again since. I've been taking a test a week or so just to be certain (all negative), and I'm feeling a ...

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Breastfeeding And Cancer

is it true that breastfeeding can prevent cancer in both the mother and the baby?...

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Found a really great article on breastfeeding a preemie

I thought the info was really good. I wish I had have known about this when I was breastfeeding my ds Brandon. I pumped with him but did not hand express. ...

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hi! has anyone heard of the BabyNes forumla machine by Nestle?

Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum, nice to meet you all! My name is Ashley. I'm a 27 year old soon to be a mom. This is my first child, and I'm trying to get all my research done around breast feeding/ bottle feeding. I'm hoping to breastfeed, but have heard of many children not taking to it, so want to keep my options open for the best formulas etc... Has anyone heard of this machine by Nestle? The BabyNes it's called. It's sort of like a one stop shop for bottles... uses the little sin...

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Pumping at work

Just curious what other people are pumping while at work, I am away from my 10 month old from 7am to 5pm, I am only pumping about 9 ounces on a good day at the beginning of the week, then closer 6-7 by Friday. Although she is just getting over a cold, the decrease could be from that....

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Best Bottles for Nursing Babies

By JustMommies staff

If you’re in the market for baby bottles, you have particular needs if you’re a breastfeeding mom. You want to look for a bottle that mimics the motion, flow and feeling of breastfeeding to avoid “nipple confusion” – when baby uses a bottle-feeding technique on your breast, leading to a difficulty
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Top 10 Recipe Apps for the Working Mom

By JustMommies staff

After rushing from office to home, it’s tough to whip up easy yet delicious dishes most nights. But with the help of some highly rated recipe apps at your fingertips, you can do it—in a snap! From recipe organizer apps to those that give step-by-step instructions for quick meals, check out these
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Weaning Regrets and Depression

By JustMommies staff

In the world of new-mommies, breastfeeding is a popular topic; especially in the beginning. Lactation specialists will arrive unannounced at your hospital bedside, advising and aiding in latch-on methods, milk production tips, and pump problems. By the time weaning winds around, much of the transition
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What is Cluster Feeding?

By JustMommies staff

Cluster feeding can be an intimidating expression for new parents. It is the term used for when a baby's feeding times are bunched together. Cluster feeding is very common in newborns and young babies. Some mothers also report cluster feeding with older babies who are approaching a growth spurt. When
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Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week with Tips on How to Breastfeed Successfully

By Inhabitots

It's World Breastfeeding Week 2014, and we are huge proponents of breastfeeding at Inhabitots. Here are some of our must-read, extremely helpful guides and stories on how to make your breastfeeding journey a rewarding and successful endeavor . First of all, since the medical community is failing breastfeeding
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Allergies and What You Eat While Breastfeeding

Whether because of misunderstandings, cultural differences or even old wives tales, your breastfeeding diet may feel like a long list of "don'ts." A lot of what you should and should not eat will depend on how your baby reacts during or after feedings. The foods you eat do affect the texture, makeup,
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10 Tips for Pumping More Breast Milk

When you're pumping milk for your baby every ounce counts. Some women have no problem keeping up with
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Nipple Confusion

It's not until you become a parent that you really understand how frustrating nipple confusion can be. Your new baby won't stop crying, and nothing seems to help. You know she's not sick and you've checked everything else. She won't nurse or take a pacifier or a bottle and is getting more frantic by
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Breastfeeding Myths

By JustMommies staff

Congratulations mom! You are undoubtedly getting baby advice from all sorts of people, no matter how old your baby is-possibly even if you haven't delivered yet. It can be overwhelming, especially when the conflicting advice is about something you are already nervous about-like breastfeeding. There are
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What Is a Nursing Strike?

By JustMommies staff

You and your baby have developed a good, solid breastfeeding routine when suddenly baby simply won't nurse. Baby is hungry and upset. She is cranky and wants to eat-but refuses. What is going on? Is it time to wean? What should you do? Unfortunately, you have a nursing strike on your hands-a nursing
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