My Relactation Journey Thus Far

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My Relactation Journey Thus Far

Postby Racheous » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:24 pm

Hey everyone. I thought I would share my story thus far (two weeks in) via my blog:

http://relactater.blogspot.com/

Feel free to contact me if you come across this post (at any time in the future) and want to ask questions or talk to me via email (racheous@live.com.au)
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Postby Esther » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:28 pm

Wow, what an amazing story, and what an amazing mum you are. You're doing a fantastic job. There are other LCs in the world, maybe try another one...

Good luck on this amazing journey!

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Postby marchbean » Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:42 pm

Wow!! Thanks for sharing. You are doing really well, 400ml in 24 hrs is fantastic :-D
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Postby Racheous » Thu Feb 11, 2010 10:16 am

I'm now getting 625 mLs in a 24 hour period! YAY!
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Postby DellaWellaWoman » Thu Feb 11, 2010 10:21 am

Racheous wrote:I'm now getting 625 mLs in a 24 hour period! YAY!


Well done!!!
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Postby Esther » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:57 pm

Fantastic! :smt026

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Postby Racheous » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:13 pm

I have officially relactated! I'm now making as much breastmilk as Cammy needs! I am a Superwoman!!! It was a rough 17 days and the journey is not yet over (still have to maintain this supply and pump like crazy because he's refusing the breast) but I'm so happy. So so happy ♥
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Postby DellaWellaWoman » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:18 pm

That's wonderful news!!! Congratulations!!
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Postby elvencreature » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:47 pm

You are amazing !!@!booby

Buy yourself something to keep to commemorate the achievement!
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Postby marchbean » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:51 pm

Well done!!
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Postby mimma » Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:20 pm

Wow you are incredible!!!

You have a very lucky little bubs… :-D
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Postby Giggles » Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:40 pm

you are amazing....good work!
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Postby Racheous » Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:41 pm

Still exclusively BFing by the breast and no longer taking anything to aid in my milk supply. So ecstatic. :-D
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Postby JC » Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:56 pm

ooh congratulations! I'll have a peek at your blog. I expect it was really hard work.
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Postby Racheous » Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:31 pm

Just wanted to update to say that my baby boy is now just over 6 months old and still breastfed. He's only just beginning solids and loves his 'boobah'.
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