update on our brestfeeding

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update on our brestfeeding

hi everyone i dont know if u remember but i have been triing to get kesler back on the brest.
well it was going great i hired a L.C. and work with my health nurse 2 x's a wk i use an SNS system basicly feeding tubes under a nipple sheild that have fomula but he also gets bm at the same time. i am pumping during the day and started to feed on the nipple sheild without the sns. (he is sick now so we are having some trouble ) basicly he is screaming everytime i put him on but after about 5 mins of him screaming blooody murder he nurses for about a 30 mins he is gaining 14 lbs 11 oz (we call him moose or porkchop lol) I am hoping it gets eaiser ( nites haave been hard cause he is up every two hrs and i really dont have the patience to deal with the screaming but we are getting there ( ppl think i am crazy and they have a hard time listening to him scream but i keep telling them he will get better and i am doing what i believe is best for my baby) we are at about 50/5o bm and hoping once he gets btter to make more progress..
also i am seeing a therapist for my ppd and joined a ppd support group i think its helping (also feel like the bf is helping as it was devestating that i couldnt nurse after being sick.)

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i have been taking a bath with baby and i had a brestfeeding weekend where i layed in bed with kesler and i nursed all weekend with skin to skin to really work woth bonding and to make the breast a positive place to be .. sky spent that weekend with grandpa also had just a sky and momma day too..

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That is wonderful! Persistance is the key! Great job Mama!

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Good job Jen! I'm glad things are going better. I hear you on the feeding all night thing, we have some of those nights here too. Man its tiring.

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You are doing an amazing job, Jen!

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Thanks ladies