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Pumping is a great way to get the father (or non-lactating parent) involved with the breast feeding process. Pumping provides most of the same convenience benefits that using formula provides: It allows the other parent to actively participate in feeding It allows the other parent to take care of the infant during sleeping hours, so that the lactating ...


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What a great question! Congratulations on your first baby and your decision to try breastfeeding. It's much harder than you think, but don't give up because it is very rewarding. Anyway, some ways your husband can help are: Before feeding, dad can change the baby and get her undressed. It'll give him some skin time, and some face time. My kids used to ...


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I have to say that the primary reason your son is not eating food in the day is that he is getting it at night. So you need to cut down night feeds quickly to nothing. Limit it to 2 oz per feed on the first night (or 5 mins) and then reduce the number of feeds and the daytime intake will increase; it may take a couple of days, but I have known a number of ...


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I feel stuck as I can't see a solution that fits my desired parenting style whilst maintaining my sanity, not being too upset with my son and getting enough sleep to function at work. You are stuck, because you have conflicting desires/goals here. Prioritizing is painful when you want so much for your baby, yet it results in a significant cost to you. ...



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