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How many bottles?

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Goodness...

Starting all over 15 years later and amazed at how much I've forgotten and just how much baby equipment has evolved!

I'm on amazon ordering glass bottles and realized I have no idea how many would be good to start with for a newborn... I don't mind doing dishes and sterilizing multiple times per day, I'll be staying home :)

And I'm exclusively pumping, so she'll be eating breast milk, I'm assuming every 2 hours or so in the beginning, so.....10 or so? If I want to get away with doing dishes once a day?

How many did you find was a good number without running out before you know it and being a slave to the sink lol
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by on Feb. 12, 2013 at 12:30 AM
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Nolanzo
by Member on Feb. 12, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Thank you for that... More often than not, I end up being lambasted somehow or another for choosing to EP but I feel as though its the milk that's important.... And having her potentially swallow blood is not a risk I'm willing to take :(

I found a 3 pack of the Born Free glass on eBay for 20$ so I can swing that :) thanks for the kind words!


Quoting Amberleigh81:

Wow!!! Good for you, mama! I love your dedication!



I don't know about glass bottles. Can you check crunchy stores? I have a few in my area.




Quoting Nolanzo:

:) I wish I could. I have a blood-borne illness that makes a cracked nipple dangerous... And when I bf'ed my son my nipples bled constantly but I did not have the disease back then :)





So, after exhaustive research and a meeting with her ped and my lc, it has been decided this is the safest option for us :)





Luckily, I am a human of the bovine persuasion and I respond very well to a pump... It IS a heck of a lot more work than just bfig directly but I feel as though its worth it :)






Quoting bebe_ju-rah:

Why don't you plan to bf? Just curious...pumping seems like a lot of work!


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Amberleigh81
by Bronze Member on Feb. 13, 2013 at 12:18 AM
Girl, I think it's amazing that you are going into this KNOWING you're going to EP and are dedicated enough to make it work!



I am an advocate for doing the best for your child when it comes to nursing. I think breastfeeding is something that women should be educated on and given TRUE support in trying, but I don't think that women who can't or don't are "bad", as long as they are honest with themselves and others.



It sounds like you have a plan, and I am excited for you! Mamas need to be supportive! :) Yea for boobie juice!

Quoting Nolanzo:

Thank you for that... More often than not, I end up being lambasted somehow or another for choosing to EP but I feel as though its the milk that's important.... And having her potentially swallow blood is not a risk I'm willing to take :(





I found a 3 pack of the Born Free glass on eBay for 20$ so I can swing that :) thanks for the kind words!





Quoting Amberleigh81:

Wow!!! Good for you, mama! I love your dedication!







I don't know about glass bottles. Can you check crunchy stores? I have a few in my area.






Quoting Nolanzo:

:) I wish I could. I have a blood-borne illness that makes a cracked nipple dangerous... And when I bf'ed my son my nipples bled constantly but I did not have the disease back then :)









So, after exhaustive research and a meeting with her ped and my lc, it has been decided this is the safest option for us :)









Luckily, I am a human of the bovine persuasion and I respond very well to a pump... It IS a heck of a lot more work than just bfig directly but I feel as though its worth it :)











Quoting bebe_ju-rah:

Why don't you plan to bf? Just curious...pumping seems like a lot of work!


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