Breastfeeding: Toddler, Munchkin

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Breast Feeding ?

I am breastfeeding my 6 week old daughter. She is my third and is doing the best with nursing. She is a great latcher and I have plenty of milk, etc Problem is, she wants to stay on the breast even when she is not sucking. I have tried 7 different pacifiers but all of them gag her. Does anyone know of a paci that is good for "gaggers" and breastfed babies?


Nursing and Work

Hi, I am a working mother of a 4mth old and trying to nurse. I started...

Breast Milk Supply & Production

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Goats Milk for My 9 Month Old...

Hi moms! After our 9 month check-up at the pediatrician, I asked about weaning my EBF son. Much to my surprise, I was advised that since my boy has been growing so beautifully and is well exceeding his weight and height milestones, that switching to whole milk at this point would be just fine for our little bruiser. He has mastered solids and gets something new every week without a blink of hesitation or (knock on wood) allergic reactions. That being said, our trial with formula did not go as smoothly which is why I am exploring other...

Pumped Milk

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Nursing Vs. Pumping..

Hello Moms, I have, what might seem like as strange question. Is there any literature on nursing vs. giving a baby breastmilk in a bottle by pumping? I have tried to research this without luck, so would appreciate any feedback. A little background on this request: I have a 8 month old baby girl who I have always nursed (no bottles etc)... this is largely because we both enjoy it and its most convenient.. but a large factor is also that i have a fanatical family who believes not nursing is a crime... now, i need to switch to...


When Should I Pump?

My 2nd son is 3 weeks old and I would like to start pumping so my husband...