Bottle & Breastfeeding: First Response

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Extended/public Breastfeeding....

C.J. asks from Lancaster

With all six of my children, I did extended breastfeeding. I let them all wean themselves, and ended up tandem nursing most of them. My 18 month old still nurses seve...


Long Term Breastfeeding a High Needs Toddler

I.W. asks from Portland

Hi Moms, Before I go into the question I'd like to ask all critics and know-it-alls to quietly roll their eyes to themselves and leave supportive and informative an...


Looking for Advice About Breastfeeding an Almost 4 Year Old

G.A. asks from Boston

Hello, my son is going to be 4 years old in March and he is still an avid nurser. He nurses at least 3 times a night, in the morning, before bed and through out the ...


Took a Vicodin and Now Im Pregnant & Freaking Out!!

R.M. asks from Los Angeles

Yesterday I took a pregnancy test because I knew there was a slight chance that I could have gotten pregnant on the 9th or 10th of this month (would have had to ovula...


My 4 Month Old Uses Me as a Pacifier and Can't Fall Asleep Without Nursing First

N.C. asks from Los Angeles

I need advice on how to deal with this. My 4 month old is successfully breastfeeding and we are not giving any formula. But since he was born, I always put him to sl...


Nursing Dilemma

R.M. asks from Dallas

My daughter is approaching her first birthday at the end of this month and I am facing a nursing dilemma. She has been nursed exclusively from birth, with the except...


Antibiotics-good or Bad???

J.K. asks from Cleveland

Hello all! I am curious- what is your take on antibiotic use in young children? Yes, if there is a bacterial infection, then antibiotics are beneficial. However, ...


Feeling Confused and Scared Carrying Twins?

K.D. asks from Seattle

Hi all, this is my first posting tho I have been a member for a while. I am currently 20 weeks pregnant and at my last Dr appointment (last Thursday)I was told I am ...


How Soon Is Too Soon to Take a Newborn Out?

J.R. asks from Janesville-Beloit

I am wondering what is the average in taking a newborn out around people? I believe I waited atleast 2-3 weeks, and there were no flu concerns then. My daughter is be...


Bad Eczema

E.T. asks from Los Angeles

My 5 mos. old daughter has a really bad eczema. It's all started to show on her ears and cheeks last month. And, now I found these dry spots all over her thighs and b...