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sorensmum
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Brand new first-time mum, new to BF... Hi!!

Post by sorensmum » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:18 pm

Hi everyone!

I'm a first timer to everything - parenthood and breastfeeding - and welcome all the advice and support I can get. I just had my beautiful little boy 3 weeks ago and was a bit wary about how breastfeeding would work for me (I've been told all the horror stories about how it didn't work for so many of my friends!)

Fortunately, breastfeeding worked for me at the hospital and have been demand-feeding my baby ever since. However, I'm really keen on expressing as well so that I can have a store of EBM for special occasions and ultimately, when I go back to work.

So great to have somewhere to turn to for support. Looking forward to posting and reading advice on here...

:D

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Ezekielsmummy
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Post by Ezekielsmummy » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:42 pm

Hi Sorensmum,

Welcome! Congratulations on teh birth of your baby boy. Glad everything has been going well
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Monicat
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Post by Monicat » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:12 pm

Hi, congratulations on your bub and glad breastfeeding is going well. Feeding on demand and not supplementing are great ways to ensure your baby stays fully breastfed :smt023
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Bellatrix
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Post by Bellatrix » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:13 pm

Welcome!
DS April 2011
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Post by s squirrel » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:19 pm

Greetings and salutations!!
If you can't fly, then run,
if you can't run, then walk,
if you can't walk, then crawl,
but whatever you do you have to keep moving
forward.... – MLK

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Post by JMc » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:15 am

Hi :D
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DS2 - November 2014 (Breastfeeding happily)

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Post by katsbi » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:07 am

Hi and welcome :D :smt039
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Post by ClOuD_NiNe » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:13 pm

Hello! Great to have you here :D
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Re: Brand new first-time mum, new to BF... Hi!!

Post by Jenbt85 » Fri Sep 12, 2014 6:51 am

Hi Sorensmum! Congratulations on your baby boy :) Hurrayyyyy for bf working out for you. The forum is a really supportive place, look forward to "seeing" you around.
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Re: Brand new first-time mum, new to BF... Hi!!

Post by adk » Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:33 pm

Welcome!!! It is a great place to hang out here, and we look forward to sharing your breastfeeding journey!
Back in the forum with surprise bub number 3!

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