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by Kaitlyno2
Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Early Days
Topic: Exclusive BF!!
Replies: 23
Views: 2273

Congratulations!
I'm completely jealous, but it give me hope!
by Kaitlyno2
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:52 pm
Forum: When breastfeeding does not work out
Topic: Fenugreek advice
Replies: 13
Views: 6776

I thought I'd just update you all on what happened with the Lactation consultant, I think I was hoping for a miracle, she didn't have any new information for me, except that increasing the amount of protein I have in my diet may help... Which I am now doing, I'm finding any advice anyone gives me fr...
by Kaitlyno2
Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: Expressing and storing breastmilk
Topic: Medela swing help
Replies: 3
Views: 1250

No it doesn't make any noise!
I think I will just have to take it back.

Thank you for your help
by Kaitlyno2
Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Expressing and storing breastmilk
Topic: Medela swing help
Replies: 3
Views: 1250

Medela swing help

So I bought a medela swing today. Plugged everything in and when I press the on button it flashes once but doesn't start pumping? Rechecked the connections, everything's is plugged in right and properly. Also I put batteries in it, but the instructions sound like it should come with batteries? Could...
by Kaitlyno2
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: When breastfeeding does not work out
Topic: Fenugreek advice
Replies: 13
Views: 6776

Chiggins

It's nice to hear a success story!

And I will give raspberry leaf tea a try!
by Kaitlyno2
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: When breastfeeding does not work out
Topic: Fenugreek advice
Replies: 13
Views: 6776

Fellare He's fussy from about two hours after his first feed, not just in the afternoon. Breastfeeding holiday sounds like a great idea, I've taken a mini one this afternoon, and sat in bed with my little man skin to skin on my chest. Just to make it more complicated he decided not to attach all aft...
by Kaitlyno2
Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: When breastfeeding does not work out
Topic: Fenugreek advice
Replies: 13
Views: 6776

Funny thing is lilypad I kind of think he has a upper lip tie, that's what prompted me to go see LC. But as I've never seen one in really life I'm only going off pictures and what my lip looks like.
by Kaitlyno2
Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: When breastfeeding does not work out
Topic: Fenugreek advice
Replies: 13
Views: 6776

Thanks Yankee, I think I know the one! And will defiantly ask LC Fellare I do breast compressions also. I feed about every 2-3 hours or whenever he is hungry. I then stop and cuddle him and if he is still hungry I try the breast again, only after he second time will I give in and give him a bottle. ...
by Kaitlyno2
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: When breastfeeding does not work out
Topic: Fenugreek advice
Replies: 13
Views: 6776

Thanks for the advice, My little man demand feeds But was loosing weight, I began comp feeding and have been slowly cutting down the amount I give him of formula each time (by 10ml every few days) when I do start to cut the formula down he doesn't gain very much weight (80grams in 8 days) So I want ...
by Kaitlyno2
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: When breastfeeding does not work out
Topic: Fenugreek advice
Replies: 13
Views: 6776

Fenugreek advice

Have you taken fenugreek to increase your supply?
Was it successful?
How long did it take?
What else can I try?