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I'm buying a gate to go into my daughter's bedroom door, as we're moving her into a bed in the next couple weeks and I want to "gate" her door. I want it to be pressure mounted. I'm trying to decide between the Safety 1st Perfect Fit or The First Years Everywhere Gate (found both on Target website). Both are plastic with a translucent panel so she can't climb the gate. My key question is how easy is the pressure mounted function? Is it fairly easy to put up and take down the gate each time I enter and exit her room? Does anyone...

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**I'm not bashing either formula feeding or nursing just a discussion** Are you bottle or breastfeeding? I answer "breastfeeding" and I always get "Why!?" or "How are you still breastfeeding?" I only know a handful of mothers but all with the exception of my aunt (different generation) never nursed past 3 months. Same thing as women I meet or speak with in the baby aisles at the store. It really seems as if most women hate, can not, or will not breastfeed. But why? If you can breastfeed (no medical conditions) why then choose formula?...

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My son was born 4 weeks ago (at 37.5 weeks--so he was a little early, but fine). I am having a terrible time nursing despite advice from nurses and lactation consultants. any help would be appreciated. I'm feeding on demand--he started out on a 3 hour "schedule" with one 4-6 hour night period and a few 1-1/5 hour morning periods--since his growth spurt at 3 weeks he has been on a 2-3 hour "schedule" with the occasional 4-5 hour period at random times. The lactation consultant weighed him before and after a feeding (at about 2 weeks)...

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Is First Years or Evenflo Breast Pumps Any Good?

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