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LeesaMaree replied to topic Pressure!!!

The number of bad experiences out there is amazing!! It's comforting to know that I'm not alone. I had a sleepy baby who was full or mucous and would not attach and the whole experience was a nig...

Thursday 05 May 10:38am
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LeesaMaree replied to topic Heating Bottles

I've checked out the warmer and my bottles (Pur self sterilizing don't fit). Yet another case of a manufacturer only making a product to fit their bottles. Also something to be aware of... not al...

Thursday 05 May 10:21am
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LeesaMaree replied to topic babt throwing up after almost every feed ...HELP

Unfortunately we all don't have the choice of sticking to breastfeeding (for other reasons). I applaud anybody who makes the right decision for their baby's health. In the current environment is ...

Thursday 05 May 10:12am
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LeesaMaree replied to topic formula types???

Yes, it is 6 months for all formula types. From memory I think that the step 2 formula provides more calcium and other minerals important to development for this age group. Step 3 is from 12 mont...

Thursday 05 May 10:00am
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LeesaMaree replied to topic Heating Bottles

Sounds like you're providing the perfect conditions for growing bugs in your water by holding it at ~37 degC for hours on end. Remember sterilization only gets rid of most of the bugs... not all (...

Sunday 24 April 06:49am
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LeesaMaree replied to topic babt throwing up after almost every feed ...HELP

I've had the same problem when I switched to formula.. my little boy was just so excited that he could get the food that much easier than the breast that he'd gulp (taking less than 15 minutes to t...

Friday 22 April 12:34pm
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LeesaMaree replied to topic guilt about bottle-feeding

I've heard that you can get something to thicken breastmilk but this means you would have to express and then bottle feed. Ask your family health centre about it. If you cannot breast feed any lo...

Saturday 16 April 03:59pm
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LeesaMaree replied to topic how much should a baby be drinking

A guide to the fluid requirements can be found using the following formula (don't use the formula tin.. it doesn't work): Volume (mL)= (weight baby (kg) X 150)/number of feeds per day. I've found...

Friday 15 April 10:32am
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LeesaMaree replied to topic Avent Bottle Warmer

Hi, my two cents about microwave heating. Microwaves heat very differently (actually heat from the middle) which results in hot spots which can actually be much hotter than the rest of the formula...

Friday 15 April 10:20am
LeesaMaree
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