Re: Failure to thrive
I'm so sorry mama! You've been working so hard and doing such a great job! I agree with trying to pump off some foremilk. DD doesn't have a weight gain issue, but she is much gassier and has those icky green poos if I don't pump off some foremilk before I feed her. Plus she is less satisfied and wants to eat more often... pumping first allows her to feel better and sleep better... then I pump after I feed her to keep my supply up, and add that fatty hindmilk to the foremilk I pumped before the feeding and voila... a suitable bottle for later or to freeze.
If you do need to supplement with something else for now, I still think you're doing such a fantastic job. So many hugs to you and the LO!
First time Mom to Abigail, born 9-5-08!
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