Quoting Tay L:" My aunt gave me some ready to use. So I gave him one of those and he just gulped down more than half ... [snip!] ... I think I'm gonna try to use this little hand pump my friend got me, tomorrow as well. See if that will help bring milk in."
Quoting Tay L:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mrs. Post-tato Headô:</b>" They more you pump (or have him ... [snip!] ... which a lactation lady at the hospital told me to do, I saw it come out and he licked it up. So I just don't understand."
Quoting Dexter's Mummy!:" no one "PUSHED" formular, he was obvioulsy hungry and she only gave it to him to tide him over untill she sees the consultent. giving my baby formular didn't "sabotage" getting my milk in."
Quoting Sophie's dairy cow:" i cant believe moms on here are pushing formula. it will sabotage getting your milk in. he probably has an upset belly"
Quoting Mrs. Post-tato Headô:" The. Baby. Was. Hungry. It worked didn't it? He ate. He calmed down. Simple as that. Nobody is discouraging ... [snip!] ... after two full days, a baby needs more than colostrum and obviously this baby was hungry because after he ate, he calmed down."
Quoting Sophie's dairy cow:" i got my milk in on day 4. "
Quoting Mrs. Post-tato Headô:" Good for you. And maybe YOUR baby was fine with colostrum, but that's not the case for ALL babies. ... [snip!] ... fed when hungry. If your baby was satisfied with colostrum, great, but that doesn't mean this baby needs to starve. Ridiculous."
Quoting Sophie's dairy cow:" colostrum is all a baby needs the first few days of life. it prepares the babies belly for milk. a babies ... [snip!] ... which isnt helped at all by a bottle. if formula needs used then use a syringe so it doesnt mess up his latch even more. "
Quoting Sophie's dairy cow:" my baby was attached to me right b4 my milk came in its called cluster feeding. they do it at 3 weeks ... [snip!] ... of latching issues. i just dont think its right to throw formula as the first thing. there are other things to try first. "