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Slow Weight Gain in New Born

H.H. asks from Los Angeles

trying so hard to breast feed. I'm so discouraged. My three week old lost a pound in the hospital and is still 8 oz short of her birth weight. She only gained 5 oz ...



S.E. asks from Orlando

My daughter is 5 weeks old. We have been breastfeeding from day one, and have not given her formula yet. She is a little peanut, and does not transfer enough milk from...


3 Month Old Crying on the Breast

C.K. asks from New York

I have been exclusively breastfeeding my 3 month old and for the past few weeks she is crying on the breast...not with EVERY feeding. She has been on Zantac to rule o...



C.J. asks from Mobile

Hi ladies... My twins are 5 1/2 weeks old. I'm dealing with my 2nd round of Mastitis. I talked to my Lactation Consultant and she suspects its a reoccurance of my 1...


SORE Nipples -HELP!!

A.W. asks from Atlanta

I have been breastfeeding for 4 weeks and feels like I have everything that can go wrong go wrong. Horrible engorgement, blocked milk ducts (which I have overcome) and...


Help!!! My Nursing 13 Month Old Will Not Take Any Other Milk!

C.S. asks from Evansville

Hi! I am nursing my 13 month old son 2 to 3 times a day. I have weaned him down successfully to this point. When I tried to introduce cow's milk around his first birth...


Cracked Nipples

M.S. asks from San Luis Obispo

How can you quickly heal cracked nipples? I have a two week old who is a biter and has a tiny mouth. I have tried pumping, lactation consultants, soothies, etc. Wha...


Breastfeeding and Pain

A.B. asks from Kansas City

I have breastfed two babies. It was very painful at first, and I struggled as I worked with La Leche League leaders and lactation consultants and read everything on t...


A 15 Week Old Who Still Refuses a Bottle.......

C.M. asks from St. Louis

I'm the proud parent of a very beautiful, sweet, giggly and STRONG WILLED 3 1/2 month old. I am breastfeeding and in the hospital the lactation consultant said "no bo...


Hungry Baby... Help Please!

A.R. asks from Fayetteville

I have a 1 month old. I'm breast feeding. Since he was born he can't seem to get satisfied. If he's not breast feeding he crys and sucks on his fist. I've seen a la...