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Q: 4 Month Old Will Not Stay Latched on While Nursing —Costa Mesa, CA
"I have been successfully breastfeeding my daughter for over 4 months, but over the last few days, after latching on, ..."
Q: 7 Month Old and Only 12.1 Lbs. Won't Take Bottle. Help! —Monrovia, CA
"My son just turned 7 months on the 3rd of Jan. I just came back from the doctors and his current weight is 12.1 lbs...."
Q: 7Month Old Bowel Movements:how Many? —Sun Valley, CA
"How many bowel movements does a 7 month old typically have? My breast fed baby has been on solids for a month: rice ..."
Q: Advice Appreciated —Woodford, VA
"Hello, I am in need of advice. I had a little boy on the 20th of january and I didnt have any milk until 3 days after..."
Q: Advice for Bottle Weaning and New Nap/bedtime Routine —Silver Spring, MD
"Hi moms, So I've made two mistakes and need some advice. My son turns one in two weeks and I'm still breastfeeding ..."
Q: Advice Needed on Breast Pumps —Lubbock, TX
"OK...I want to breastfeed by baby and use a pump to express milk for my husband to help out with night feedings and s..."
Q: Advice on Breast Pump —Argyle, TX
"As a soon-to-be new mom, who plans to return to work 12 weeks after the birth of my baby, I would like to start breas..."
Q: Advice on Weaning at 6 Months —Wood Dale, IL
"Hi mommies. I am currently nursing my third and final child. She is now almost 11 weeks and growing and eating like..."
Q: Almost 6 Month Old More Interested in Other Things than Nursing... —Arlington, TX
"I have been breastfeeding my daughter who is almost 6 months, exclusively since she was born. Well, she is now sittin..."
"My daughter is 11 1/2 months old and I introduced whole milk in replace of her night time breastfeeding in preparatio..."
Q: Am I Pregnant? Do I Need to Stop Nursing? —Greenville, TX
"I am BF an 8 month old and am having alot of the specific symptoms that I experienced with both of my children. I too..."
Q: Anyone Breastfeeding Twins? —Tampa, FL
"Need advice. I would love to find a lactation consultant that has breastfed twins herself. I find ones that only kn..."
Q: Baby Favoring One Breast over the Other —Pasadena, CA
"my two month old has just started favoring my right breast over my left, is there any certain reason for this? anyone..."
Q: Baby Has Side Preference —Laytonville, CA
"my son of 5 months prefers nursing on the right breast. sometimes when i try to put him on the left he will cry and ..."
Q: Baby Painfully Pulling off - HELP!! —Allen, TX
"My 5 1/2 month old has recently started jerking his head back with my nipple still stuck in his mouth, painfully suck..."
Q: Baby Spitting up a Lot —Queen Creek, AZ
"I am breastfeeding my son. He is a month old & spits up after every feeding. It is not just a little but tons. Som..."
Q: Baby Won't Wean, I'm Ready —Minooka, IL
"My baby (my 3rd) is almost 11 months old and still nursing. She won't eat jarred babyfood or cereal but loves "real ..."
Q: Beastfeeding Question —San Antonio, TX
"I was wondering if my baby tastes things I have eaten threw breastmilk. Does it have flavor when I eat certain things?"
Q: Best Way to Get My Son off the BOOB? —Troy, MO
"My son is hardly a new born anymore. I am still nursing him at 18 months old. I have had so many problems with quitin..."
Q: Bfing and Vitamins —Nashport, OH
"the pedi has insisted on me introducing vitamins to my 3 month old daughter. she mentioned poly vi sol (or something..."
Q: Bottle Feeding Advice —Aliso Viejo, CA
"Hi, I have a 3 month old boy. we have been doing a combo breastfeeding/formula up until 2 months and a half... Now ..."
Q: Breast Feeding & Pumping —Spring Hill, FL
"Currently I am bf'ing my 2 mth old son. Unfortnately, I will b returning to work Oct 1st. I breast fed w/my oldest, b..."
Q: Breast Feeding Soreness —El Paso, TX
"I have been breast feeding my now 6 week old baby boy exclusively and successfully other than my sore nipples. my que..."
Q: Breast Milk —Chicago, IL
"I left my Friday's pumped milk in my refrigerator in the office over the weekend. How long does it last? Should I thr..."
Q: Breast Pump Suggestions —Phoenix, AZ
"Hi I am going to have a baby girl in a few weeks and im set on breast feeding but i a litle lots on a type of hand pu..."
Q: Breastfed 2Yr Old Who Only Feeds Before Bedtime and in Early a.m. What Can I Do —Corpus Christi, TX
"Can anyone help with advice on him going to bed and not waking up in the middle of the morning to feed."
Q: Breastfed Baby STILL Won't Sleep Through the Night....:( —Morrisville, PA
"My son is 2 months old, breastfed and keeps me up every 1.5 to 2 hours STILL. I don't want to use formula for the ni..."
Q: Breastfed Baby That Is Gassy —Lockport, IL
"Hi! My daughter is almost 3 months old & I have been exclusively breastfeeding. She is a very gassy baby, and usuall..."
Q: Breastfed Baby Won't Eat Any Finger Foods. —Anaheim, CA
"My baby is 8 months old. We started him on solids at about 6.5 months, and we have tried just about every veggie and ..."
Q: Breastfeeding —Queen Creek, AZ
"My newborn baby won't breastfeed. I'm engorged and he can't detect my nipples. He just cries and won't latch on."
Q: Breastfeeding - One Side Poorly Performing! —Morrison, CO
"Hi Moms... I am successfully breastfeeding my 11 week old son ~ with one exception. I am now back at work, so the ..."
Q: Breastfeeding 2-3 Weeks After Delivery —Malvern, PA
"My two week old infant is not gaining weight and has been to the doctor every 2-3 days for the past two weeks. They d..."
Q: Breastfeeding a Gassy Baby —Brookhaven, NY
"I am breastfeeding and finding that my baby is fussy after most feedings. He spits up and always seems to be uncomfor..."
Q: Breastfeeding Advice... —Lehigh Acres, FL
"I have a five week old baby girl (she is my third child). I haven't been able to nurse any of my other children this..."
Q: Breastfeeding Advise —Atlantic Beach, FL
"I am having a hard time with my two month old daughter. For the first two months she was on a regular eating schedul..."
Q: Breastfeeding and Birth Control —Culver City, CA
"My amazing lil boy is quickly approaching 6 months and i would like to start taking birth control pills again... any ..."
Q: Breastfeeding and Bottles..... —Rockwall, TX
"I have a 9 day old little boy, apparently I cannot get him to latch properly and I am SO SORE!! RAW pretty much! I j..."
Q: Breastfeeding and I Have a Fever of 102 —Houston, TX
"Its kinda late to be asking becasue ive been bf throughout but i was just wondering tonight if its bad to bf while i ..."
Q: Breastfeeding and Tooth Decay —Huntington Beach, CA
"Hello, I have a 9 month old boy who still uses breastfeeding to go to sleep. He has 2 teeth now and is getting more..."
Q: Breastfeeding Baby Is Biting! —Chicago, IL
"My 6 month old baby has a tendency to bite down when breastfeeding. Sometimes she does it with her gums or lips, but ..."
Q: Breastfeeding but Supplementing with Formula —Dallas, TX
"hi moms! since the beginning, i have had problems with breastfeeding: first, we thought my baby had thrush; then,..."
Q: Breastfeeding Diet —Troy, MI
"I have a 7 week old daughter and she cries a lot. I eat realy healthy, I never eat out I always cook what I eat and ..."
Q: Breastfeeding Failures and Successes —Tonawanda, NY
"I am currently studying to be a Peer Counselor for WIC and will be working with breastfeeding Moms in the area and it..."
Q: Breastfeeding Problems —Belmont, CA
"I have an adorable 4.5 month old baby boy. When he was first born, I tried for a few weeks to breastfeed him. The f..."
Q: Breastfeeding Production Dwindling —Elmhurst, IL
"I had to stop breastfeeding and pump only while supplementing with formula due to the weight of my pre-term baby. I ..."
Q: Breastfeeding Questions Take 3 —Euless, TX
"thank you for all your responses. I go back to work on Oct 1st so i need to have enough milk to feed my baby in dayc..."
Q: Breastfeeding Second Child... —Saint Michael, MN
"I will deliver my second child at the end of summer. I would love to breastfeed, but had great difficulty with my fi..."
Q: Breastfeeding Twins/milk Supply —Pittsburgh, PA
"Hi, My breastfed twins are 8 days old and I am not sure if my milk supply is keeping up with them. I supplemented w..."
Q: Breastfeeding While Lying Down? —Argyle, TX
"Hi moms, I have a 7 week old and breastfeeding is going along great! Only problem, she will not nurse while I am l..."
Q: Breastmilk —Laguna Niguel, CA
"thank you everyone for your replies . im so happy to know there is hope!!! this site has been so helpful to me . just..."
Q: Breastmilk Storage & Re-warming —Fort Lauderdale, FL
"I am breastfeeding my two month old daughter and pump while I am at work. I have read that once you warm your breast..."
Q: Breastmilk Supply —Elmhurst, NY
"Hi, one of my breasts produces a lot more milk than the other (when i am pumping). should i be worried and call the d..."
Q: Breastmilk Supply and Formula Introduction (For Going Back to Work) —Lynnwood, WA
"Hi, I'm returning to work in 11 days and am having trouble building up a supply of pumped breastmilk for him to have..."
Q: Breastpump Recommendation: Which Medela Did You Prefer? —Fort Worth, TX
"I am planning to buy a new breastpump soon. I know that I will buy a Medela but cannot decide if I want the Original ..."
Q: Breastpump Recommendations —Beverly Hills, CA
"I was wondering what breastpumps people liked and didn't like and good sources to buy them."
Q: Breatfeeding and Frustrated —Euless, TX
"I have a 2 1/2 week old. She nurses 10-15 min per side. good eater, however when she finishes she will still act fuss..."
Q: Brewer's Yeast —Arvada, CO
"I purchased some brewer's yeast today to see if that would help up my milk supply. My question is...how do you eat i..."
Q: Building up My Milk Supply —Orlando, FL
"I go back to work next week(not by choice) Im currently breastfeeding I would love to continue to breastfeed, my ques..."
Q: Busy Breastfeeder Won't Finish —Plano, TX
"Hi There, I am sure that someone out there has had this same problem. My baby is 7 months old and for the last 3 w..."
Q: Caffeine and Alcohol While Breastfeeding —Minneapolis, MN
"Hello! I was wondering how diligent you all were with avoiding caffeine and alcohol while breastfeeding. I am due in ..."
Q: Calorie Count? Loose Weight and Breastfeed? —Irving, TX
"Hey ladies, I was wondering how you go about loosing weight while you are nursing? I Know that its a calorie thing s..."
Q: Can It Come Back —Waynesville, MO
"I was breastfeeding my son up until I had to go out of town for a few months. I expressed milk for a while when I arr..."
Q: Chewing Gum and Pumping??? —Lake in the Hills, IL
"I heard somewhere that if you chew gum while you pump, it will increase your milk supply. Has anyone else heard this?..."
Q: Clogged Duct or Mastitis?? —Chicago, IL
"I am still b/f my daughter who will be 7m next week. I've had mastitis after she was born and know what that feels l..."
Q: Clogged Mammary Gland —Saint Charles, IL
"I have been breastfeeding my 4 month old son without incident, until this morning I woke up and realized my right bre..."
Q: Clogged Milk Duct —Oak Park, MI
"I think I have a clogged milk duct. It doesnt hurt at all, but I would like to get rid of it. Any remedies that can h..."
Q: Clogged Milk Duct??? —McKinney, TX
"Okay Mammas, my son is a year and I'm still nursing him. We've slowly been cutting back feedings but still nurse aro..."
Q: Cluster Feedings —Gurnee, IL
"I think my 11 week old is going through her 3 month growth spurt earlier and cluster feeding. She wants to eat again..."
Q: Colic Baby —Saint Augustine, FL
"Ok I have gone through this 2 times already in the last 3 years but I still need some advice. My son is 4 days old an..."
Q: Convincing Breastfed Baby to Re-accept Bottles —Alameda, CA
"My 9-week old breastfeeding baby suddenly refused eating from bottles. We introduced bottles (w/ breast milk) to her..."
"I have been breastfeeding exclusivly for 5 months. I work full time and pump during the day. Recently I saw a decre..."
Q: Cracked Nipples! —Sherman, TX
"My baby is 3 months old and I've been nursing her with no problems until now. My nipples are very sore and cracked a..."
Q: Crying While nursing...what Could Be Going Wrong? —Woodridge, IL
"My 3 month old daughter has been a champion nuser up until about a week ago (we did have some issues with reflux, but..."
Q: Cup or Bottle —Lombard, IL
"My son is 9 months old and I have been breastfeeding him. He took a bottle up until about a month ago. Now I he scr..."
Q: Daughter Is Refusing Anything but Breastmilk —Orem, UT
"I have been nursing my daughter since she was born. Over the last year, I've struggled greatly to keep up any type o..."
Q: DD Almost 6 Months and Gags When I Try and Give Her Baby Food —Agoura Hills, CA
"I am nursing only, I have tried for a couple months to try and give her baby cereal, fruits, veggies, she won't take ..."
Q: Dead with a Headcold and Breastfeeding —Westhampton Beach, NY
"Please, please, please, I have a four month old baby boy and I'm JUST BREASTFEEDING!!! I have a horrible head cold an..."
Q: Decreased Milk Supply with Baby Sleeping Through the Night. —Gurnee, IL
"My 4 month old has slept through the night (8:30pm to 7am!) the last 5 nights. I'm keeping my fingers crossed it con..."
Q: Do Not Wake a Sleeping Baby? —Tampa, FL
"My son (6 weeks old) slept 4 hours last night, nursed for 30 min and slept for 4 hours again. It is not the first tim..."
Q: Drinking a Margarita or two.....is It Safe?? —Rowlett, TX
"Hi Mamas, My hubby and I are planning to go out this weekend for the first time in who knows how long and I am SO ..."
Q: Drinking an Alcoholic Beverage —Mountain View, CA
"It has been a year since I have had a yummy strawberry margarita! How long do you need to wait to breastfeed your bab..."
Q: Eventually Learn to Wean??? —Chesapeake, VA
"Okay now I have a few questions? First of all I am trying to make it to the one year mark until I stop breastfeeding..."
Q: Examples of Breastfeeding Schedules —San Diego, CA
"Hi all, I am due in 3 weeks and have read a ton of books and taken a lot of classes and feel totally inundated by inf..."
Q: Extending Nursing and Weaning —Grapevine, TX
"My son will be 18 months old in a couple of weeks and is still nursing. He is VERY attached to nursing. I've gotten i..."
Q: Extremely SORE Nipples Due to Pumping... —Burlingame, CA
"Has any other mother experience really sore nipples while pumping only??? I use to specifically breast feed my son, h..."
Q: Feeding Newborn and Keeping 18 Month Entertained —Fort Lauderdale, FL
"i am finding it difficult to feed my 2 week old as my 18 month also wants my attention,any advice??"
Q: Feeling Extremely Sad After Weaning My Baby After Long Term Nursing —Rego Park, NY
"hello, i was wondering if this happened to anyone else. I just started weaning my 21,5 month old after finding out th..."
Q: Fenugreek —Inver Grove Heights, MN
"I am going out of town in a couple of weeks and will be gone for the weekend. I am trying to pump enough for my daugh..."
Q: Fenugreek and Nursing Issues —Plainfield, IL
"Hello All, I am a mother of 4. My older 3 are almost 10, 13, and 15. I have a 10 day old who was born 4 weeks, 2 day..."
Q: First Time Mom of 1 Week Old Baby Boy! —Burbank, CA
"Help!!! I'm 40yrs old, first time mom of a (one week old) Baby Boy. Please, I need advise from all of the wonderf..."
Q: Freezing Breastmilk —Lombard, IL
"I have been freezing breastmilk in my basement deep freezer (3-4 degrees F) just to store it up to have on hand for m..."
Q: Fussing at Daycare —Saint Joseph, MN
"My daycare asked me this morning how long I plan to nurse my son who is now 7 months old. My goal was 6 months, but I..."
Q: Fussy When Breastfeeding —Union City, CA
"My baby boy is 14 weeks now. Since last week, he starts to be fussy when breastfeeding. He's hungry and I feed him, a..."
Q: Gassy Baby? —Alexandria, VA
"HI Everyone. I am a new mom with a 3 week old. I heard that breastfed babies don't need to be burped as much as bot..."
Q: Get 7 Month Old to Eat Baby Food —Leeds, AL
"My daughter is soon to be 7 months old. I am nursing her and she seems to want to eat every 2-3 hours. That may be no..."
Q: Getting Back to Breastfeeding After Missing a Few Days —East Setauket, NY
"My little guy and I had a great start to breastfeeding and he's growing like a champ to prove it! Unfortunately,..."
Q: Getting Enough Milk? —Napa, CA
"My daughter is just about 4 months old and i just went back to work a few weeks ago. Im only working four hour days f..."
Q: Getting in Enough Feedings —Chicago, IL
"My baby is seven weeks old and has started sleeping six hours at night. I know in the beginning you should get at lea..."
Q: Getting Infant to Take a Paci —Euless, TX
"Any advice on getting an infant to take a paci? My 6 week old daughter will not take a paci, but wants to suckle on ..."
Q: Getting My Daughter to Take a Bottle Consistantly —Sunbury, OH
"My daughter is 11 weeks old and has been pretty much strictly breastfed. I have in the past couple of weeks been tryi..."