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Old 06-09-2006, 02:58 AM   #11
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Re: Which side did I use last???

DD for the most part only nursed one side at a time, then got a preference that she'll only nurse the left side at all. I tried to do the "lift, shake, squeeze and weigh" thing for awhile. Then I'd just kind of go with what seemed easier at the time and then she'd only take the left so I quit offering the right~probably not ideal, but we're still nursing a little at 15 months, so I have to say it worked for us!

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Old 06-09-2006, 05:42 AM   #12
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Re: Which side did I use last???

I do what a lot of other people do!! DD only nurses one side of the time so I feel each breast (if I forgotten) and which one is fuller is the one I use!
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Re: Which side did I use last???

I just tried to remember, though I probably got it wrong half the time. I also did the 'boob lift' to see which side was fuller. That was about it.
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I "weigh" my breasts in my hands and feed off the heavier side.
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Old 06-09-2006, 08:20 AM   #15
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Re: Which side did I use last???

I got tired of feeling myself up everytime I nursed so I used one of these:


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Much prettier than the milk bands and easy to switch from side to side. I used the numbers to count how many glasses of water I drank because my supply dwindles without drinking alot.
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Old 06-09-2006, 08:58 AM   #16
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Re: Which side did I use last???

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I use whichever one is bigger/heavier if i have forgotten. If both are the same and i can't remember i just pick one or nurse half/half and I don't worry about it.
Her favorite is my right boob.
This is what I do too. Works for me and has for all 4 babies. If you pick the wrong side you'll usually know it soon and can correct at next feeding, or switch sides.
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Re: Which side did I use last???

I make them and sell them through my lil HC i have going.. Not trying to spam really. Just came across the thread.
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Old 06-11-2006, 12:13 AM   #18
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Re: Which side did I use last???

For the first week you keep a bfing/diapering log anyway (to make sure you're not starving your sleepy nb) and I wrote the side to start with next there. After that, I totally just started doing the jiggle thing. It works pretty well!
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Oh and I make these http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...ad.php?t=13456 I use them sometimes!
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Old 06-11-2006, 05:12 PM   #20
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Re: Which side did I use last???

Other than the one that is drippimg? LOL!!!!!! I know I nurse on the left while on the computer (most of the day) and make up for it at night )
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