Type: Posts; User: MommaBear
Congrats, Kate! :clap:
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Can I diet while BFing?
Calorie needs calculator while BFing/pregnant:...
I wish I'd known that you NEVER stop worrying about your supply. Jamie's over 1 and I only pump to donate, and I still freak out when I get less than usual at a given session.
IMO it'd be pretty hard to find anything that will actually toughen up your nipples enough that a real baby's super-vacuum suck won't make you sore.
Here's a couple links about cluster feeding, I don't know which was being referenced:
For night weaning a cosleeper 12+ months old:
A high sugar diet can be very helpful in boosting supply, and adequate protein (at least 65 grams a day) is needed in order to maintain your muscle mass while still making lots of milk. If you're...
It can be painful for the first couple weeks, after that it's likely a latch issue. It's a good idea to see a LC (lactation consultant) before you leave the hospital to ensure a good latch early on.
Bump! Pouring a glass of milk and leaving it out in view while you pump can also be helpful, for those who have difficulty thinking milky thoughts (visualization).
Ooh, I almost forgot... make sure that the hospital staff knows that your baby will be BF and DO NOT let them give him or her any formula or sugar water. Nurse your baby as soon after birth as...
Latch issues are extremely common! Just because your baby has a hard time figuring out a latch doesn't always mean you won't be able to BF. Even if you have a NICU baby who gets...
Me too. It breaks my heart when I found out someone quit BFing thinking they couldn't do it when they were going through something completely normal. Thank God for this forum.
Almost immediately my breasts were tender and I had 3 or 4 days of implantation bleeding (about the same as a light period).