Nutrition: Myself, Ameda

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SAHM Going Back to Work

I am going back to work on Tuesday from my maternity leave and am putting my son in daycare. I am very worried that I will not have enough breastmilk pumped everyday for him to eat during the day. I was thinking about sending him with whatever breast milk that I did pump, plus formula just in case. Can anybody recommend what they think is the best formula for babies? Also if anybody has any tips on how and when to pump. I seem to only be able to get 3oz a day from each breast. Any help would be very much appreciated.

Bottle & Breastfeeding

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To Breastfeeding Moms

I have two sons that I chose to use formula with, I'm at peace with that choice. I'm very uncomfortable, however, about doing any breastfeeding in public. No offense, but I think it particularly offensive when ladies choose not to cover up while breastfeeding in public, like at a resaraunt. With that said, I am pregnant with baby number 3 and would like explore the option of pumping only so that my baby has the benefits of breastmilk without having to breastfeed in front of anyone. Walk me through it- how big of a pain would it be to just...

Juice & Milk

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Ameda vs Medela Pump

I bought the Ameda pump and have only been able to pump a maximum of 1.5 oz with it, regardless of when I pump. I'm wondering if the Medela Pump N Style would pump more milk? Has anyone tried both pumps and noticed a difference in output?


Pumping at Work

My second baby is due in February. I will be on maternity leave for 2 months...


Soda vs Juice

Sorry to highjack bumblebee's post.... but all the comments insinuating that...

Solid Foods & Weaning

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Pumping at Work

My second baby is due in February. I will be on maternity leave for 2 months, then it's back to work. Based on my job (and commute time) I will be away from my baby :-( for about 10 hours. I want to continue nursing, but am worried about my supply decreasing. I am curious to how many working moms pump at work. any advice welcome


Returning to Work

I will be returning to my full time job and I would like to continue to...