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Also: talk on the phone. knit or crochet (this requires careful arrangement with pillows). with the right arrangement of pillows, you can even type on the computer. (Note, not all mother/baby pairs can get perfectly comfortable with sling nursing.)


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It can be hard to map everything out exactly in advance. And even if you do -- babies have a mind of their own, and are sometimes known to turn well-made plans upside down! When I was pregnant, I visited a couple of mothers of young babies, to get some ideas about furniture. One of them gave me some great (non-furniture) advice -- she said, while you're ...


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My wife got a masters degree while nursing and being employed full time. I work from home half the day currently and take care of at least one of the kids during that time. You find ways, even though you may be constantly interrupted. I have many times held a baby while programming with one hand. It seemed to work out. I wouldn't worry about being able to ...


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What is 'fast' in your book and what is 'hungry more frequently'? My baby was a fast drinker from the start (and also a spitter). It took him only 5-8min for both breasts where others were nursing 30min. He was hungry again after 2 hours which isn't uncommon. Most mothers among my friends had a nursing interval of two hours and maximum four hours at night no ...


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By making himself sick do you mean he's spitting up? That's fairly common among newborns, for a variety of reasons. I'll mention a few here, although it's definitely something worth talking about with your pediatrician at your next check-up to make sure there's no acid reflux or other reason he might be spitting up more than normal, and to make sure he's ...



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