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sahra's mum replied to topic not attaching desperate help

Good on you for keeping on with it! Believe me, when theres no pain it gets SO much easier! I had terrible attachment probs, i was in agony with bleeding nipples. The nipple shields do look funny b...

Thursday 19 January 05:19am
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sahra's mum started new topic Scared of the potty!

Hi, i wondered if anyone else has experienced this. My 18 month old girl will take OFF her nappy to do a wee or poo, but she refuses to sit on the potty. Its like shes scared of it, she screams if ...

Friday 06 January 09:10am
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sahra's mum replied to topic Bottlefeeding regrets can i still breastfeed???

Lisa, have you given the Australian Breast Association a ring? Or emailed their website? They have great advice and counsellors. Ive heard of women that stopped breastfeeding and could still squeez...

Monday 28 November 07:13am
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sahra's mum replied to topic Encouragement needed for BF

I can understand how hard it would be with an older toddler, very demanding. Have you thought about a comfortable sling to wear the bub in? My friend wears hers all the time, she has an older boy,...

Sunday 27 November 05:42pm
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sahra's mum replied to topic How many breastfeeds a day is your 5mnth old having?

Hi Kirsty! Remembering back - lol! My DD was feeding roughly every 3 hours at that age, i didnt give solids then though so that might be why she fed more frequently. I have read in many different ...

Saturday 19 November 01:54pm
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sahra's mum replied to topic how to use ferugreek. .

Put 2 tablespoons in a cup, pour boiling water over the tops, wait till cools enough and drink! Can drink up to 2 -3 times a day. Wonderful for the milk supply. I bought mine from the health food s...

Wednesday 02 November 06:03pm
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sahra's mum replied to topic BITING!!!

Ive been through this on and off different months now, it goes through stages. Best advice i can give is chill a wet flannel and let you bub bite on that BEFORE they feed. Then when she latches on ...

Friday 07 October 01:32pm
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sahra's mum replied to topic Am I fighting a losing battle?

Hi Jen, have you given the Australian Breastfeeding Assoc a call? Because my supply went down when bub was 5 months and they told me under no circumstances to give her comp feeds - that would make ...

Thursday 29 September 07:48am
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sahra's mum replied to topic Rollover feed for 11 month old

Hi Lisa, no i dont give my bub a roll over feed, what time is that for you -10pm? Only because she has never been a huge drinker at night, her massive breastfeed of the day is 6.30 am. Does she wak...

Tuesday 09 August 05:42am
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sahra's mum replied to topic Much loved family pet

Dont give up libby, it will get better! When my DD was born i couldnt do a thing with our two rotties, now i make an effort to walk round our hilly block at least twice a week, my DH stays home wit...

Saturday 30 July 08:41am
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sahra's mum replied to topic what age did you swap to a bottle

Im kind of a mixture of both Leia, my baby of 13 months has a breastfeed morning and afternoon and a bottle as well in the evening. I also had problems with my supply as i was very stressed when sh...

Tuesday 26 July 07:18am
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sahra's mum started new topic baby weaning, mum depressed

Hi, i just wonder if any other mums got depressed when there babies weaned. My DD is self weaning, she will not take the breast, she just bites it. I can only get her to take her early morning feed...

Saturday 16 July 01:36pm
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sahra's mum replied to topic Still feeds every 2 hours

Jana, dont worry your baby is completely normal. My bub fed about every 2 - 2.5 hours until she was 5 and a half months old, my child health nurse said that is natures way of building up the milk ...

Wednesday 13 July 04:14pm
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sahra's mum replied to topic Do i let her have a nap?

Karen, you go with your instincts, all bubs are different and your bub obviously loves her kips! I used to breast feed my bub every 3 hours until she was about 8-9months, then SHE initiated the fac...

Monday 11 July 03:17am
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sahra's mum replied to topic how to bring milk supply back???

I recommend ringing the Australian Breastfeeding Assoc for advice, however to help my milk supply my naturopath recommended fennel seeds, they are only $2 a bag at the health food shop. To boost y...

Saturday 09 July 05:13am
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sahra's mum replied to topic how to get zucchini ready for baby.

Hi, my bub loves zucchini! When she was little i pureed it, now i cut it into julienned slices and steam it, she eats it for a finger food snack, it gets all soggy and mushy-yum! Hope this helps

Friday 08 July 07:14am
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sahra's mum started new topic when to drop to one sleep?

Hi Maree, My bub has just turned one and sleeping patterns in the day are really difficult. She wakes at 6.30 and by the time 9 am comes she is really tired. If i put her down for a nap and leave h...

Friday 08 July 06:33am
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sahra's mum started new topic biting the breast

Hi, just wondered if this has happened to anyone else. My bub has just turned one and i am still giving her 3 breastfeeds a day. All day whenever i try putting her on the breast she has just grabbe...

Friday 01 July 02:25pm
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sahra's mum replied to topic apples??

Hi Calebs mum, i cut apples into pieces and steam them, my bub adores them like that, heaps more then her pears.

Wednesday 29 June 08:02am
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sahra's mum started new topic dropping a breastfeed

Hi i would love to get some advice from the mums with older bubs! My daughter is nearly 12 months and is having 3 breastfeeds a day. I would love to drop one of those breastfeeds but am not sure ho...

Wednesday 22 June 04:09am
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