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Question for Nursing moms

Its been a while since my son was a baby, I'm expecting my 2nd and plan to stupid question...were you always at home during the first few months or were able to still go out and do normal stuff?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:34 PM on Oct. 18, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Went out every once in awhile lol. But I was pretty home bound, I was scared and all to do ANYTHING with her

    Answer by amyofthejungle at 2:36 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • I go out all the time. I got a weighed nursing shaw at Babies R us for like 12.00 and I just cover up, pull it out and feed her where ever I am.

    Answer by myboogiewoogie at 2:37 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • weighted i meant to say, it's got a little weight in one corner to help you stay covered.

    Answer by myboogiewoogie at 2:38 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • I went out sometimes, it just depended on what I had to do or had planned. I didn't let nursing get in the way of going out.

    Answer by bluiidmommy at 2:48 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • we stayed in for the first few 2-3 months or so (i had a c sections and a long recovery) after that we go all over, most places like childrens museum have a place for nursing moms to nurse. Just ask at the desk.

    Answer by mylilredheadboy at 2:53 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • I went everywhere I wanted to go, its legal to BF in public anywhere your baby is allowed to be, check out your states laws google it.

    Answer by tabi_cat1023 at 3:04 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • I went wherever I wanted. Even to disneyland when he was a month old. it's legal to nurse wherever you are.

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:06 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • I went wherever I wanted/needed to and still do. Nursing has not changed my life in any way (except that I lost 40lbs from it, lol, that was a nice side effect!). It's also nice not having to drag around more than my baby, baby carrier and a purse (my purse holds the diapers, wipes and a spare outfit or two--and it's not a very big purse--with everything else I'd usually carry around). It was just a matter of learning how to nurse under my shirt so that nobody sees anything while I'm doing it and my baby and I are totally comfortable. The only thing that slowed me down was that my daughter was born by cesarean, so I had to take it easy for the first 6 weeks and couldn't nurse in a cradle hold (so had to learn to nurse discreetly with a football hold, which wasn't hard at all once I figured it out, lol).

    Answer by Xakana at 3:24 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • I pumped whenever I went out..I produced a lot of milkkkkkkk

    Answer by keyaziz at 7:34 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

  • we were always out and about.. i mean sure i made sure i got a good nap before we went anywhere in the early weeks, but we were either shopping, or at either grandparents homes.. i nursed in the car, or had my pump with me, ( batteries) and took it everywhere, having a baby didnt change our lifestyle, just our lives.. more to love and show..

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 9:16 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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