Quoting Allissa Specht:" Yes, most WIC offices are this way. Try again. I ended up being given a free electric pump! Are you a stay at home Mom? This normally disqualifies you :-("Yeah...I am. I'm going to try to go to classes or get a part time job...but for now I stay at home with him
Quoting BastiansMommy:" That's what my older sister told me...but all every time I think about doing that, all I can think about is if he'll get the alcohol or not "
Quoting Allissa Specht:" Do it sooner rather than later too :-) I swear my milk supplied quadrupled!!! You still have to pump ... [snip!] ... You still have to pump in between feedings obviously to keep your supply up, but it will help get you where you need to be"I'd rather have too much than not enough lol
Quoting 3 little monsters:" Your body will metabolize the alcohol from a single beer before it can get into the breastmilk, don't get blitzed though, LOL"haha okay...then I may have to have our neighbor go buy me a beer to see if that will work (one more year...ugh) And I have no problem not getting blitzed haha That's only happened once and NEVER AGAIN! lmao
Quoting Squid Kid:" You could use a supplimental nursing system, then it'll also help you stimulate more milk- or take fenugreek and mother's milk tea.""supplimental nursing system?" What's that? (sorry if it's a dumb question, but I'm kind of new to all of this) and I've tried the mother's milk tea and it didn't work all that great...it just kind of made me nauseous
Quoting BastiansMommy:" haha okay...then I may have to have our neighbor go buy me a beer to see if that will work (one more ... [snip!] ... will work (one more year...ugh) And I have no problem not getting blitzed haha That's only happened once and NEVER AGAIN! lmao"
Quoting 3 little monsters:" After my last was born I went out one night and had like 3-4 beers the whole night. The next day I ... [snip!] ... they were still spouting everywhere! The lady said dark beer was best but I just had regular bud light and it worked fine! LOL"haha that is kind of awesome...sorry >.>
Quoting BastiansMommy:" "supplimental nursing system?" What's that? (sorry if it's a dumb question, but I'm kind of new to all ... [snip!] ... new to all of this) and I've tried the mother's milk tea and it didn't work all that great...it just kind of made me nauseous"
Quoting ΊΧί‘±©΅ΧΊ:" <blockquote><b>Quoting BastiansMommy:</b>" Yes...yes they do. I hate it, but it was ... [snip!] ... the hospital, so I can't complain too much"</blockquote> go to the WIC office they will loan you an electric pump"Only if you are working more then 20 hours a week. They don't loan them out to non working mothers believe me I tried because I worked events where I would have to pump and then I was in school online full time so I wanted to get help feeding DD they don't give them out without a signed schedule from your manager
Quoting Squid Kid:" Try Fenugreek (Unless you're hypoglycemic, like me, then it drops your blood sugar but makes lots of ... [snip!] ... This is the SNS"I'm not hypoglycemic...so I may have to give it a try. And I'll go take a look at that link....thanks
Quoting mrs.bedell:" Try SNS http://www.medelabreastfeedingus.com/products/51/supplemental-nursing-system-sns you can put ... [snip!] ... supply will continue to grow cause if you are only BF in the morning and at night your supply will just continue to diminish."I know...but I don't want him to not gain weight because my milk seems to be drying up. I pump every couple of hours, but it's not the same and I know it. UGH! It shouldn't be this frustrating to do something your body was made to do