Feeding Accessories: Toddler, Playtex

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Non-stop Nursing Then Not Interested Once He's There - Help!

I'm a first-time mom who has been breastfeeding my beautiful new son for the last three weeks. Lately, he seems like he wants to nurse non-stop but then doesn't seem interested when he's actually on the breast, so I take him off and then he fusses and wants to go back on. Some nursing sessions have lasted more than 90 minutes! He will nurse for a while and then just suck and screw around, so I will take him off only to put him back on in a few minutes when he starts crying and rooting. I go back and forth between breasts and never know...


Nursing Vs. Formula

Ok, so here's my dilemma. I would love to be able to breastfeed my son (who...

Bottles & Sippies

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Playtex Drop Ins

Anyone out there use playtex drop ins? How do you feel about them? I am considering trying them for baby #2 thinking that it will be less cleaning of bottles (hubby is not much help!). I will likely use a few different brands of bottles (like dr browns and avent in past.) If you have used them, can you mix the formula and water in the pouch itself or do you have to premix the formula then put it in the pouch? Just curious, thanks!


Bottle to Sippy Cup

Having trouble with transitioning my almost 1 year old to the sippy cup! She...

Nursing Pillow

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Weaning 12 Month Old

I am trying to wean my exclusively breastfed child and would like any advice on this. He had been nursing 4 times a day, one before am nap, pm nap, bedtime, and one last one around 11pm. We have tried taking it slowly by dropping one feeding a week and are down to just nursing twice at night. I have been trying to get him to drink out of a sippy cup with limited success. He will take a few sips at lunch and dinner, maybe two to three ounces total. My problem is he seems to be holding out for the two evening feedings and is now waking...


Good Nursing Pillow

Hi Ladies---Wondering if anyone can recommend a favorite nursing pillow out...