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How did you breastfeeding moms handle breastfeeding while your baby was going through her first growth spurt? I feel like a milk machine. I am constantly nursing and shes always fussy. Nobody warned me about this part!
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That's the most frustrating part ! They demandso much for asuch little bodies . just remember to eat and drink lots of fluid to keep up with babies appitie . it'll pass! Use lots of lanolin lol u may get sore
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I spentthe growth spurts on the couch watching movies for 95% of the day.
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Ugh its so stressful. And its like.. as soon as I think shes full I put her down to make myself something to eat and shes up again demanding to eat! All I can think about is how I wish my fiance could lactate! Lol
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How long do they normally last anyways? I've been going at it for about two days.
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No more than a week for me but each baby is different.
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Same here Mama! Ur not alone!!! My Lo is 8 days old she is the exact same way. I felt so bad bcus i was becoming irritated nd i feel that she felt that. I am going to try pumping this wknd with dr brown bottles level 1 nipple (:
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