Especially when you have exhausted all other options and nothing has worked?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 12:58 PM on Aug. 20, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)
Answer by matobe at 1:09 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Answer by Christina2135 at 1:11 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Answer by babyruby02 at 1:36 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Absolutely!! It wouldn't even cross my mind not to if I were in your situation. You are doing a great job by trying so hard!!
On a side note ... are you sure you are not producing enough? The only true way to tell is to go to the dr's office / breastfeeding center / LLL where they have a very exact scale down to the partial ounce and weigh baby then feed baby then weigh baby again. This will tell you the exact amount baby has taken in that feeding.
Answer by Anonymous at 1:39 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 1:41 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 2:03 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Anon 2:03pm those "artificial substances" are much better then the artificial food that would have to be given in place of breastmilk.
OP~ Are you positive that your supply is low? & why are you so sure? Have you tried any of the over the counter options for increasing supply?
Answer by Anonymous at 2:07 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Answer by tarynsmommy82 at 2:14 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Check out this article and see if any of it is helpful in your decision and your next steps. Good Luck!
Answer by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
Answer by piwife at 2:23 PM on Aug. 20, 2009
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