I use adummy with mason occasionally though I dislike them I dislike thumb sucking even more and mason found his thumb the other day so I pop his dummy in his mouth as its easier to take that from him eventually then amputate his thumbs also he loves being breastfed n I find he using my nipples as a pacifier he will feed and fall asleep on my boob to the point he is nearly let go so I will take him off and he will start sucking to pretend he is feeding n fall straight back to sleep the dummy works for that but he spits it when he has had enough. He doesn't require it to sleep though I am sure that will happen eventually
Bio oil damn I just used the last of mine the other day as I was using it for stretch marks but have switched to cocoas butter stretch mark cream. Yes Paw paw why didn't I think of that I use that for everything...I've dabbed my face 3 times today with lemon juice and now I will paw paw as well we'll see what the progress is tomorrow!!! Thanks for your suggestions!
Also re dummy we have bought a couple just in case as I heard same babies have a bigger need for sucking that the breast can't satisfy but don't want to use them we'll play it by ear.
By this time tomorrow we will know the plan with baby yaaaay
HI Girls, I had lots of trouble BF. I ended up only pumping as I could not get Olivia to latch on. I tried her a couple of times a week with no success. Then at 6 weeks I tried again and got her to latch on fine. I now feed her about 80% and then formula 20%. My milk supply is improving all the time. I woke up this morning looking like I had breast implants. I agree with the other girls. Do want works for you. A happy mummy means a happy babie.
I am super lucky, Olivia gets feed at about 10.00pm. Sleeps through till 6.30am and after her feed she will go back to bed to about 10.00am.
She has no issue with boob or bottle. Happy to have both. She likes a dummy, but only when I can't settle her.
When I was in Hospital having Olivia a friend of mine said that before every feed, rub some breast milk on your nipples. That will help with them being cracked and sore. As breast milk has so many good things in it.
SL, Can't wait to hear your news of your bub.
Love the babie picture. They are just beauitful.
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