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Old 02-02-2013, 10:04 AM   #11
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Re: Nipple Shield question.

Originally Posted by kmadavis85 View Post
They make different sizes of nipple shields too. I bought mine at babys'r'us, but it's been about 4 years ago.
The LC said I have the right size and it does fit my nipple pretty good. Minus the extra space at the top.

Originally Posted by Belbaby3728 View Post
Is baby sucking your nipple thru the holes of shield? That was a big issue I had when we used one.
No she isn't doing that but wow that sounds really painful!

Originally Posted by AniMommy View Post
Op, how's it going?

Remember no matter how your baby's fed, you're doing awesome!
Sorry it took me a bit to respond. I now have thrush and baby doesn't so I am putting off getting her back on the breast until that's cleared up. I am a bit torn on if it's the right decision because I know waiting longer isn't ideal but then I don't want to end up passing the thrush back and forth with my LO. It seems like their isn't a very good solution.

So for now I am still exclusively pumping and hoping to get the thrush gone. I am not having to supplement with any formula any more and I am actually creating a small surplus which I am super happy about. Thank you for the support, I really appreciate it.
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