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Old 08-19-2012, 04:20 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by ZoeyMakesThree
thanks ladies! I guess its not his latch b/c i have no nipple pain. I've been thinking about it and for the first month he often only nursed 6-7 times per day and I figured that was enough since he was happy. But I'm guessing maybe that wasnt enough stimulation and my supply isnt high enough now?

Last time we saw the pedi she was fine with his gain but now he is in the 8th percentile.
Nurse, flange the lips, chest to your chest. His chin over his sternum (do not hold so his neck is turned) and hold him across you. Parallel. Side lying is actually one of the best nursing positions.

Those things help, a lot. Make sure that lower lip is like a fish, too.
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