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nardsbeau

Bottle teat cleaning....please help :) Lock

hi ladies, im 31 weeks pregnant with my 3rd and starting to orgainize the little bits and pieces ...

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I agree with the other ladies. I know it adds up but it's safer just to replace them.

One*Lucky*Mummy

only 2 bottles a day for a 3month old? Lock

I was with a bunch of other mummies the other day, and i noticed one of the other mummies making ...

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Hi Ladies, I've never bottle fed my babies, so not sure how it differs from breast feeding in terms of babies satisfaction An...

Riley&Sienna

Help, don't know what to do anymore :( Lock

I'm at my wits end. My now 8 month old was breast fed until 4 months old. Then had to put he...

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Thanks for your replies. I've tried the bouncer and the pram but it all depends on her mood I guess. I don't have much suc...

Blink_182_Tegs

Confused!!! Lock

Hi I have a 7 week old baby girl. I wanted to breast feed but my milk did not come down well and ...

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Thank you unique1 I will ask my doctor at my next visit this week

Nickel_Z

Worried!! Baby not drinking enough. Lock

My 4 month old girl doesn’t seem to be drinking enough milk. She is currently on Nan-Pro Gold 1...

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Sandy88 wrote: Hi. I'm having the same problem with my 10 week old. She should be on 150-200 ml every 4-5 hrs (karicare) we str...

Mummysbabyboy08

Breastfeeding and Exercise Lock

I have been running since my wee girl was 2 months old she is now 5 and a half months over the pa...

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It's sounds like blocked milk ducts, maybe your bra is not offering enough support when rubbing?

Chocolate2011

Formula top ups... what is your experience? Lock

Today the Plunket nurse told me i should top up my 3 month old son's feeds with formula. I w...

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I agree with everyone, it's a growth spurt. If you want to exclusively bf then stick to it and find ways to increase your suppl...

courtly

AVENT or Tommie Tippie Lock

I have every intention of Breast feeding however with a family history of mastitis forming in the...

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Thank you ladies. I think I may just end up with a couple of each to begin with and see how bub takes to them, as I'd also lik...

Daniam

Nearly 9 months and not interested in breastfeeding... Lock

My little man is breastfed, recently he's gone from 4/5 feeds a day to 3. He has gone off hi...

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From memory DS was on 3 feeds a day at 9 months, first thing in morning, after lunchtime nap and in the evening. I'd just go wi...

cah_87

11 week old eating funny (formula fed) Lock

Hi just after some advice. My 11 week old has started drinking from his bottle strangley. He'...

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Make sure he has had a real good burp, I lay my girl down when 3/4 gone to change nappy and she lets out one hell of a burp after an...

Cass_Jay

Feeling upset about stopping breast feeding Lock

My baby is 9 months old and I plan on stopping breast feeding at 12 months. I'm feeling anxi...

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By the time I stopped with each of my girls I wasn't sad at all, I was well and truly ready to finish. It was a joint decision,...

VaVe82

Different types of formula - an input from your experiences please!! :) Lock

Hello there!!! I am sure that this type of topic has already been written somewhere in the foru...

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Started on aptamil gold as it was in the hospital. My daughter had oral issues couldnt breast feed. She was a reflux baby and ever...

VaVe82

Formula feeding question - 4 week old unsettled, change of formula or teat or...???? Lock

My 4 week old daughter has been FF from day 2 due to issues. In week 2 and 3 she was feeding grea...

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yay glad to hear!!! We had a problem feeder and oral issues.

Miracle’sHappen

Best breast pump to buy? Lock

Wondering which breast pumps people can recommend, I'm pregnant with my first child atm and ...

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I used the phillips avent single electric pump for nearly 2 years with DS, and it git some fairly heavy use as I was 30 hours a week...

Musk_Stix

Cold and flu tablets while breastfeeding Lock

So my bub is 7 months and I have only just started getting really bad stabbing pain in my left br...

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Thanks, I ended up expressing just to be safe and all good. Didn't affect bubs feed and boobies still feel full! Happy Easter!

ekin828

why my 1 month old doesnt want my breat anymore? Lock

these last few days when i try bf him he wiggles around alot and only sucks for 1 min or 2 and th...

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he does also puke up milk after feeds so reflux could be a factor?

VaVe82

S26 original newborn - new formulation. Any thoughts?? Lock

Hello there! Due to the cyclone happening up here at the moment, I did stock up on Formula just i...

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Hi there, this is what my 5 week old is on and we have had no problem with it at all. It's actually what she was given in speci...

Anita_Kane88

16mo still having 1 night feed Lock

My 16mo still has one night feed as well as a feed just before bed (She no longer has any feeds d...

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She eats tea around 7.30. My husband works very long hours (4am-8pm) so the only way she can see him during the week is to make her...

Exclusive pumping. How much milk do you get? Lock

I exclusively pumped with my DD, exactly what you are describing is what happened to me. I tried ...

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I exclusively pumped for my first for about 7 months (till I went back to work) after a horrific month trying to establish breast fe...

wigglebrain

bottle feeding Lock

Hi everyone, Just going off a few other threads about breastfeeding feeding and how we (mums) ca...

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my baby is currently 3 and a 1/2 weeks old and i have been struggling with breast feeding. instead of it being a pleasant time of bo...

anyone using karicare gold?? Lock

Hi all, My DD is 4 months and has been bottlefed Karicare Gold formula since birth, but they hav...

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we shouldn't ignore the daily security in our life such as the GPS tracking or other method used by someone to steal our privac...

Mummysbabyboy08

Breastfed Baby Wont Take a Bottle! Lock

My baby girl is 5 1/2 months and I am due to go back to work in 2 1/2 months so I need some advic...

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Thanks everyone for your replies I have tried a different teat for her age and she seems to be taking it okayish she doesnt suck ver...

wigglebrain

Think I have mastitis again- getting worse so painful Lock

Since cutting down DD feeds I've been extra careful not to get mastitis again. I had it befo...

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glad you are feeling better, hope you caught it in time. Mastitis is the worst!

Annakaplan

Are you anxious about breastfeeding in public? Documentary looking for participants Lock

Hello! We're making a documentary about breastfeeding in public and we are currently lookin...

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Belle123

how long can you keep bottles? Lock

Hi there!! DS is 13 mths and slowly starting to drink toddlers milk and small amounts of cows mil...

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I used the bottle of my first daughter for my dd too... I don't think its much of a problem specially if you have quality bottl...

Kezzab72

Rite Aid Breast Feeding Hydrogel Breast Discs Lock

Hi everyone, I was just curious to see if any mums have used the Hydrogel Breast Discs and if the...

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The gel disks are excellent! I also recommend putting them in the fridge for soothing grazed nipples.

ekin828

breastfeeding and it hurts!!!! help Lock

my DS is 9 days old and breastfeeding it hurting me. i think he is latched on properly but even a...

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Slacktarts wrote: ekin828 wrote: i dont understand why its still hurting the nipple feels so sensitive n painful. i dont get it?? Af...

LilGem

Mouths of Mum's electric breast pump review Lock

Just thought I would pop on here the link, if anyone wants to try and get in on the review (you g...

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Baby won't take a bottle Lock

If you are able to express I would try to get him used to taking EBM from a bottle and then if yo...

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My baby did the same..I tried feeding him in the bouncer and it worked like magic..went from taking 30ml for each feed to now 90ml ...

ekin828

Thrush in breast and nipples so itchy arghhhh help Lock

went to see a lactation consultant today and thought i was breast feeding incorrectly but turns o...

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thanks guys its doesnt hurt anymore just itchy when the breast is full but when the breast is empty it doesnt itch so so weird is it...

Soon2be4

Help!!! Nipple Thrush that won't go away Lock

I've had nipple thrush for 3 weeks now I've spent a fortune between doctors, chemists a...

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I don't know how long it will take, but wanted to say, make sure you keep treating both yourself and bubs until you are both cl...

2moogles

HELP! Latching problems - Frustrated! Lock

Our little man is three weeks old. He is both breastfed and fed EBM via a bottle. He has formul...

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I have the very same problem.. my babys 20 days old and im still on the nipple shield and she gets extremely frustrated. Had to use ...

Chloe3596

Karicare aptamil de-lact constipation? Lock

Hi, I have changed my 3month old onto karicare aptamil de-lact due to lactose intolerance about 3...

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Yes he has, as I said he has only been on it for 3wks and he has had no constipation up until now

Tania_Lyall

What formula? Lock

I've gotten to the point where I need to give my son formula and mix feed as I'm not pr...

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jeslr005

Is it time to stop breast feeding? Lock

My 7 month old will not breastfeed and I am unsure if this is a nursing strike or if its time to ...

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[quote] In my situation I felt sad about it (gut wrenching actually!)[quote] whilst my post probably reads that this is a decision...

Katie_Steve

Expressed milk vs formula Lock

My boy is 3 months old and I have been exclusively breastfeeding. I have recently started express...

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~Ruby~Gloom~ wrote: blink I would be so angry! Your dh should want the very best for his child. Personally if it was me and my dh w...

Tigerlily.

How comfortable are you... Lock

breastfeeding in public? Probably a done to death topic but I just had a friend around and was ...

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At the start I couldn't even feed with my dad or brothers in the same room but now I usually wear accessible clothes. The last ...

Please......give me your boob biting baby tips!! Lock

Ouch, you poor thing A combination of removing DD1 while saying 'No' and putting her o...

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I found only the pushing them into the boob so they had to let go to breathe worked too. It sounds horrible but it gives them a bit ...

Daniam

Routine and feeds for 6.5 months old Lock

I hope you can help, DS2 is 6.5 months and breastfed. He has two/three meals a day and has a sipp...

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Thanks ladies, looks like he's on track for bfs. DS1 was weaned at 5.5 months so this is new territory for me.

GINA G

Baby Formula Lock

Hi could you please let me know your thoughts on Bellamy's Organic follow on formula. I have...

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Hi thank you, it's for the 6 months plus.