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My breastfeeding journey continues....

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ObsidianBlackbirdMcNight Sun 21-Sep-08 22:04:34

Thanks to all who gave me words of advice and support - today baby has only had 4 cups of formula and has been on the breast all day! The milk is flowing well but he sometimes latches too shallow and it's a bit sore. Will seek advice on this. He still needs a bit of formula to fill him up but it's so much better. I'm just so tired and have backache from all the feeding today!

feeble Mon 22-Sep-08 11:50:48

well done keep up the good work. If your back is hurting try changing feeding positions. Put the baby on a cushion to feed - your back should be straight. I amways had to have a cushion in the small of my back whn I fed. Or try lying down to feed - you can have a wee nap to catch up too! (sitting up straight and bringing baby to the breast can help the latch too - good luck )

Chequers Mon 22-Sep-08 12:09:14

Well done Kat, that's great news.

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