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Breastfeeding tips! & Top 10 BF problems solved! dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
Mar 6th '10

UPDATE (Mar 5, 2012) Welcome to the "new" BREASTFEEDING sticky! Feel free to chat, ask questions, post pictures and share your experiences! I will be updating the front with a few more helpful links soon. =D
This are two great links for all things BFing related:
http://www.kellymom.com
http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/content.php?pagename=information
New WHO growth charts:
http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/who_charts.htm
How to Increase Your Milk Supply: 35 Ways to Boost Your Milk Supply

http://www.justmommies.com/babies/how-to-increase-your-milk-supply-35-ways-to-boost-your-milk-supply



In order to understand how to increase your milk supply it is important to understand how the process of milk production works. You may have heard that breast milk supply is based on supply and demand, but milk production isn

B( o )( o )BS! 3 kids; Oregon 25900 posts
Mar 6th '10

Thanks for this!



You should post it on the Breastfeeding sticky, too



http://forum.baby-gaga.com/about149782.html

dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
May 17th '10

Breastfeed frequently. Frequent breastfeeding is the number one key to boosting your milk supply.

dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
May 25th '10

Offer both breasts during feedings.

dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
Jun 13th '10

Don't mistake a growth spurt for low supply. Growth spurts happen at:

3w
6w
3m
6m
9m
12m

but can vary by a week or two and can last from a few days to a few weeks.

dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
Jul 2nd '10

Make sure baby nurses long enough to "empty" your breast when she nurses.



(a breast can never truly be EMPTY though, as it is constantly making milk)

Logan & Avery's Momma Due July 26; 2 kids; Mississippi 2492 posts
Jul 2nd '10

thanks for this!! i have been wodnering about ways to boost my supply

dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
Jul 2nd '10
Quoting Ambie322:
dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
Jul 2nd '10

wow! This thread has had 330 views already! yay!

dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
Jul 23rd '10

Don

☠Undead Mommy☠ 1 child; Westerville, Ohio 24562 posts
Jul 23rd '10

WOO.
I do all of these.
Although I may lack some protein sometimes!.
& besides pumping.
i can't pump anymore after I took a break :(

dream 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Linz, Ob, Austria 59820 posts
Jul 31st '10

Allow your baby to cluster feed. Cluster feeding is when a baby breastfeeds several times during a short period of time. Babies often cluster feed in the evenings before they go to sleep. (and during growth spurts!)

Toni[plus4] 4 kids; Fertile, Minnesota 37048 posts
Aug 3rd '10

thanks for this!

GL♣PC♥BC 3 kids; Destin, FL, United States 9408 posts
Aug 3rd '10

I had no idea about antihistamines and decongestants!!
I had my first major supply drop after being sick and taking decongestants. and I take an antihistamine nearly everyday:oops:

very blessed 18 kids; Oceanside, California 3957 posts
Aug 6th '10

Thank you!