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Old 06-26-2011, 04:41 PM   #12
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Re: I could use some cheering...

A good side effect of this nurse-in has been that my postpartum bleeding has been non-existent today. (Sorry if that was tmi.) I also discovered my son seems to nurse best in sidelying. Only if he's not too sleepy to get latched on well, though. I can tell he is having more wet diapers, a little better poopy diapers, and more milk into him since he will sometimes spit up again, which he hadn't done for several days. I am pretty sure he is still going to need me to pump though. I don't know if he will get enough from nursing alone without that extra 1/2 oz -1oz which I pump and cup-feed. I wonder how long I will need to keep up with the pumping?
Ann, Mommy to 3 beautiful, boisterous boys:
Liam - 6 1/2, Emmett - 4, almost 5
and Callan - 22 months
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