Struggling with breastfeeding- will my milk ever come in???
Aug 12, 2010 3:57PM
should have said earlier are his nappies like curry?? if so then milk is deffo in as you cant have dirty curry nappies without breastmilk, thats what my mw told me to look for she said if they go a bit greeny then he is getting too much foremilk but if nice and yellow curry then the hind is getting through - re the boulder mine never went like this either as ds2 fed so much they never got a chance to be like that lol
Aug 13, 2010 3:53AM
Posting a bit late but just wanted to say congratulations for your perserverence! Breastfeeding can be so difficult and you've done really well to stick at it through a tough, unnerving week! I hope it gets easier for you both from here on! Well done again x
Aug 13, 2010 4:22AM
dollywotsit is right re growth spurts there are more ay 4 6 and 8 weeks too so if he seems to be 'on you' all the time this is normal (usually only lasts about 48 hours at each spurt xx
Aug 13, 2010 2:55PM
Hi, Just a quick reply. Dont worry that your (.Y.) dont feel full. Mine never did and I bf my ds for 13 months!! I also never leaked! It took what seemed like ages for my milk to come in nut my iron levels were v low which is why. I didnt get the hard boobs or soreness like everyone told me I would. I remember the worry like it was yesterday tho! One of my most strong memories was of my los first proper poo!! The noise !! It was everywhere and I couldn't help for laughing!!
Anyway you are doing a fantasitc job, Well done!
Aug 13, 2010 3:18PM
He has been poo-ing today- sounds explosive & looks like runny chicken curry. Does this sound right? He is still very sleepy & takes me ages to get him to latch on at times. Think he is just a typical lazy boy lol. xx
Aug 13, 2010 3:23PM
to the poo yes and yeas sounds just perfect lol and lol at lazy boy sounds about right blow gently on his wee face if it helps xx
Aug 13, 2010 4:21PM
Yay! All sounding good! Well done.
everyone keeps saying that my boobs should be like boulders & really really tender but thats not been the case
Was never the case for me and I have/am bf two babies! I only used breast pads for the first 4 weeks and they were rarely soaked when I did. I quite often worry I'm not producing enough of the good stuff as I never see or feel any of it! - but my LOs weight gain says I am (and so will yours). Trust your body and your LO - if he's happy, all is good!
Mar 24, 2020 2:00PM
Due in December 2020
Hello and huge congratulations on your pregnancy! I'm @DanielleMFM and it's great to see you here - welcome to Due in December 2020! If you'd like to join this thread and meet others due this month too, please introduce yourself. Start as many threads as you like in Due in December 2020 category from due dates to baby…
Mar 21, 2020 10:34AM
Coronavirus and pregnancy: support thread
Hi everyone, We wanted to set up this support thread for those of you who are pregnant, during the Cornonavirus outbreak. If you have any questions, worries, concerns, please post them here and we'll try and get answers for you. Stay safe everyone.
Mar 18, 2020 9:54AM
The final Heinz for Baby weaning diaries – share your thoughts here: £200 John Lewis voucher prize!
THE 3RD AND FINAL INSTALMENT OF THE HEINZ WEANING DIARIES ARE HERE – WITH 3 CHANCES TO WIN A NEW PRIZE! Hello. Over the past few months, Heinz for Baby and MadeForMums have been joining forces, to find out everything you had to tell us about the weaning your babies on to solid food. We’ve been asking you to comment on the…