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hayleymaree101

baby nipple clamps: ( Lock

So my baby is 5 months old. About a week ago he started clamping down while bf :/ I sometimes tak...

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I will try that. Thank you

hayleymaree101

breastfeeding my 5 month old Lock

Is it normal for my 5 month old to be hungry every 2-3 hours and Still wakes up a lot during the ...

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Well will try solids when he turns 6 months old. Thanks for your replies ladies

Finward84

Stopped attaching Lock

My baby girl is 10weeks and has never attached without a nipple shield but in the last 2 days won...

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Yes once I started topping up with bottle it was game over, all three of my babies preferred the bottle over boob but they were a bi...

Shell_1983-920

Which Formula to use ? Lock

Hi, Just a quick question with formula. What's everyone's preferences or choices ? My ...

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it's really just a personal choice. I used Karicare Gold was great for all mine. Depends on your baby. If you had no issues bef...

SashaMorrell88

How much should my baby be drinking? Lock

I have an almost 13 week old baby almost 3 months old. When I express she only drinks around 100 ...

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Don't forget that she may be drinking more from you, as you can't use ebm as a perfect indication of how much you're ...

SarahRose5

Mixed Fed Baby Refusing Bottle Lock

My 8 week old for the past few weeks has been getting harder and harder to bottle feed, she now s...

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It's possible you have a better supply than you think now what with all the assistance to boost your supply. Bubs could simply ...

Leah_1987

When to stop Breast Feeding Lock

Hi Mums, I'm just wondering when you stopped breast feeding or if you're still going? ...

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It all depends upon, if you feel comfortable then it is your choice.

rashann

i have tried breastfeeding with my first baby, with my second baby i am thinking of both breast and bottle is it ok Lock

my first baby was really small when he was born, still he is small for the age of 3 months to 3,...

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thank you all for the reply . will see how it goes, bit stressed out because i have gestational diabetes, need to see the dietitia...

little beans

Any tips to get b/f baby to take a bottle. Lock

My DD is nearly 8 months old and refusing to take a bottle. I've been trying for the past 3 ...

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Try different brand bottles as my youngest liked only 1 particular type (MUM) and nothing else; he drinks expressed mild but not for...

Alliebv91

help Lock

im a new mummy and i have no family where i live !! im so stressed as i cannot settle my 2 week o...

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congrats on the new bub, i know it can be very scary having a little one and not really having an idea what is wrong etc- you need t...

OurPreciousGift0

Breastfeeding advice Lock

I'm new here.. This is my first post My son is 11 days old and due to low blood sugar, los...

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OurPreciousGift0 wrote: Thanks Fraggle!! I thought the exact same thing about his mouth being too small for my nipple! We also gave ...

J_W90

10 month old refusing milk Lock

I have a 10 and a half month old who for the last week has been refusing all her formula bottles....

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bec4chris

IS 9 month old getting enough breastmilk? Lock

Hi ladies I have a nine month old son who is breastfed and eats three solid meals a day. He happi...

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At 10.5 months my DD had cut down to only 2 feeds a sat, morning and night as she was a good eater so those other breastfeeds she al...

Mellygrub83

Heinz nurture vs nan comfort Lock

Hi there, just wanting to hear people's experiences/thoughts on nan comfort vs Heinz nurture...

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All 3 of my babies were Nurture babies from when they were about a month old. I never had a problem with this brand, and if I need t...

Mellygrub83

Heinz formula Lock

Hi there. My bub is 10 weeks old with reflux and is a very windy baby. Just after people's t...

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We found the Nurture Gold a lot better for DS's poo. He had been getting constipated with the standard formula but since start...

Amc343

Heinz Nurture - Where to buy? Lock

Hi all, I've just switched DS to Heinz Nurture Original (he's 6 months) and he really ...

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Just a small update. I contacted Heinz (really good customer service actually) who confirmed that Coles and Woolies have discontinue...

dancing queen

breastfed baby not taking bottle anymore! Lock

Since a few weeks old my baby was introduced to taking a bottle of expressed breast milk. We only...

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I've had exactly this happen as well, my bub is just being topped up twice a day after a breastfeed, I found he completely reje...

Bloom83

Any tips/hints for a windy baby not taking enough at a feed? Lock

Hi there, just wondering if anyone has tips or tricks to get baby to take more at a feed. My gi...

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We have used Karicare Aptimal Gold+ HA stage 1 and now use Nan Gold+ HA stage 2 for the same reason as yourself, it seems to be more...

Taterz_Racing

How to increasing my breast milk. Lock

Hi, I have a 10 old baby and I feel as if I'm not getting enough milk. My breasts always fee...

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Im in the same boat as you...trying fenugreek and blessed thistle..seems to be helping a bit and Im able to breastfeed at night.My s...

Alicemelg

how to use 'closer to nature' microwave bottle sterilizer Lock

A lovely lady gave me her CTN brand microwave bottle sterilizer. I have the CTN bottles but there...

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Thank you very much!!! Will have to check the lid I think I missed it!

Nlgriffiths

Mix feeding/Formula Guilt - working mums? Lock

I am the proud mum of a thriving 4 and a half month baby girl. Until now I have managed to breas...

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Hi, i have twins and I was able to exclusively bf my son but my daughter never got the hang of it and my only option for her was to ...

Zoe88T

BRAS BRAS BRAS Lock

Ladies need some ideas on the best feeding bras/maternity bras? ive had hot milk the past few yea...

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thanks rebekahjfraser ill check them out now I go to about E when my milk is in

rissanddan

Breastfeeding and Daycare Lock

Hi everyone, this is actually just a curiosity post... I noticed at my daycare that I am the o...

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Hi there, my son started day care about 4 weeks ago (at 8 months) as I have returned to work from maternity leave. A couple months p...

dancing queen

demand breastfeeding Lock

I have a 7 week old baby exclusively breastfed. It feels like all I'm doing all day is feedi...

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I felt the same in the beginning with my twins and it seemed like all I did was bf or express, one of my twins was fully bf and the ...

K.K

How far in advance can you make formula? Lock

Just wondering how long you can have formula made up for in the fridge? The tin says 12 hours but...

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I always make bottles fresh during the day..always have bottles half filled with cool boiled water then I ..put the kettle about an...

Taterz_Racing

How long does a tin of formula last? Lock

Does it not say on the tin? Fairly sure its a month from opening.

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Yeah our tin says one month from opening and store in a cool dark place

Katrina_Barnett3

Bottle opinions Lock

Hi, just after some opinions. My 8 month old son seems to at the moment really guts into his bott...

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The lid is screwed on pretty tight when i give it to him. He is on the teats that came with the bottles that are from 0 months. He a...

Nitah3

10 month old daughter refuses formula Lock

Hi my daughter is 10 months old and been breast fed since birth i have been trying to introduce a...

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If you boil teats and dummy's in breat milk for 5 mins bc baby's take them I had that problem with dd when I went into ho...

Melyssab

Preparing Formula Lock

recently started using formula and have been trying to work out the best way to prepare it. Every...

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I think the best advice would be to listen to your midwife or your family doctor. I am a new mother with first child and I was sayin...

Sally_Lacey

Please help! Lock

Dear all, I am a Mum of a 9 month old, visiting Wellington (without bub) for a few days to attend...

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MumMum78

Allergic Reaction to Yoghurt and Formula Lock

I was hoping to wean my six month old from breastfeeding to a bottle but he just won't take ...

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Thanks for your feedback and story about your twins. I read that some babies do grow out of these reactions to food. I was going to ...

Statue

Weaning my 14 month old Lock

I'm new to this board, joined up today. I'm planning on weaning my 14 month old today, ...

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As doublewammy said, well done for getting to 14 months! My DS self weaned at 14 months but I think it was due to me being pregnant...

EternalAngel

Lactogen and Novalac Lock

Our DS has up to 400ml of formula for his last feed, he is currently on NAN1 HA. I asked our GP a...

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Taine's Mum wrote: Hi Im in NZ, can you get Novolac or Lactogen here? Ive been to a couple of supemarkets and cannot see the br...

loving it!

Weaning from breast at 8 months :( Lock

I'm currently weaning my little boy from breast feeding and it's going way faster than ...

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Agree with Kayell to keep the supply up you will need to express. I also know how emotional it is to wean. When my boy decided on hi...

Mandy042

5 month old bottle refusal. Lock

I have a beautiful, healthy EBF 5 month old baby boy. And while I'm super stoked he is such ...

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Hi there ladies ... my little boy will be 8 months next week. I tried for 3 months to get him to take a bottle with no luck. A la...

Mandy042

5 month old bottle refusal. Lock

I have a beautiful, healthy EBF 5 month old baby boy. And while I'm super stoked he is such ...

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Getting dad or another family member to give one bottle a day helps... Using. Expressed breast milk and pigeon bottles might help. ...

Jessica_Gunn86

Formula Reaction Lock

My 4 month old is breastfed. His grand parents have had to look after him three times. Every time...

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My daughter didn't vomit from S26 but had severe diarrhea to the point of taking skin off her little bum. Changed to NAN HA an...

Mummy <3

Lop-Sided (TMI question lol!!) Lock

My 4mth old bub is soley bf on demand and is doing really well, however, we had some initial comp...

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I had the same problem- no one ever pointed it out to me other than my gp when she gave me a breast check and I tell you what- if an...

please help/ reflux Lock

Having been thru similar, I would highly recommend you read a book called Your Sleepless Baby by ...

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A friend of mine had a similar issue and put her lil man on S26 SMA formula. It's slightly thicker than S26 Gold but it helped ...

kptnz

How to increase milk supply? Lock

So I think that my milk supply is getting low, and don't want to stop giving my baby my milk...

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Unlimited latch and don't mixed feed. Mixed feeding can lower the supply of you breast milk.