Quoting Love = Moco and Bubba:" First off please don't tell me to go to LLL because there is not one around here that I can go to. I ... [snip!] ... time). So I just don't know. I don't want to give up but I want my baby to be healthy and me be happy and less frustrated:/"
Quoting Chim Richalds:" 20 lbs. at 5 months is gigantic. But if he is only having 3 wet diapers per day, he is dehydrated. ... [snip!] ... call them and ask their advice. Ours has a line you can call during regular business hours and they will answer your questions."
Quoting Love = Moco and Bubba:" He was 9lbs at birth, both my boys were(are?) big but so is their daddy. No GD or anything for me when ... [snip!] ... will have to check again. The LC by me I have to make an appointment for them to talk to me and we just don't have the money. "
Quoting Jennybananna:" *hugs* I played the back and forth game for 9 months. I was constantly worried about my supply and I ... [snip!] ... see if they know of a LC that might not charge or maybe they offer a class or group for free. PM me if you ever need to talk."
Quoting Tea Bag McGee:" see my eldest was 10lbs 9.1oz we had this problem.. and i ended up just giving him the bottle and he ... [snip!] ... liked it batter. but they say when the baby is bigger it is normal for them to drop weight.. mine went from that to 9lbs 8oz. "Your avi makes me laugh
Quoting J&E:" This is what I did and worked for us but.... I only fed from one side each feeding, that way he got ... [snip!] ... hind milk and will cause the green poop. Like I said, this was a problem I came across, so it may not be helpful to you. "
Quoting Love = Moco and Bubba:" Your avi makes me laugh He dropped like 15% of his weight within the 3 days of him being born and ... [snip!] ... a day. He is ok with bottle or boob and doesn't have preference to either but is so much more satisfied with a bottle. "
Quoting Tea Bag McGee:" me and my mom where just talking about this.. bottles tend to be more heavy then breast milk. both ... [snip!] ... more happy with it just give him more of the bottle.. if you are ok with that. they do say babies dont poop as much when BF. "
Quoting Love = Moco and Bubba:" I would rather not but I need to do what is best for him and me. I don't need to drive myself up a wall ... [snip!] ... and I am hoping something changes with our situation soon so I can take him to his doctor or find an LC to talk to for free "
Quoting Tea Bag McGee:" do rice before oatmeal. you should be able to call and get the number on the cards so you all can see a doctor if needed. "