Tag Archives: Human breast milk

Day 180: Weaning 4

It’s been an interesting journey so far. I think about 2 weeks ago we tried Lo-Lo on baby rice. Note this was after a full feed of breast milk, where normally she would get nothing for another 3 or so … Continue reading

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Day 177: CHOMP!

Seriously? After surviving about 4 months of sore nipples… you now yank on them whilst you’re drinking and over the last 2 days… BITING!!!???!!!! What the…??? We have talked about teething for a while. You’ve been dribbling for ages and … Continue reading

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Day 127: It’s them dolphins!

I’m gonna suggest something crazy: When you laugh you make your baby happy. Did you know that breast milk contains endorphins which are pain suppressers? For example if they get a vaccination not only does this soothe the hurt but … Continue reading

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Day 49: Breast is best, but I’m going for a mix

Due to my sore nips I had to start considering formula early on. I felt totally guilty because of course everywhere you look you’re told breast is best up til 6 months. But I have given myself a break; Babycentre … Continue reading

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Day 44: A strategy to help the nips heal

I give up. Everyone normally assumes bad latching when you have sore nips. Fair enough. Then there is thrush, mastitis and a few others to add to the list including cracked nips. Truth is, the whole breastfeeding thing is painful … Continue reading

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Day 21: Counting my chickens

Yes indeed, before they hatch! OK, so I admit she’s having a bit of a teary moment just now but she’s been great all day. Gotta count my little victories. She slept through til 6.30am (from 11pm the night before) … Continue reading

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