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Old 05-18-2008, 12:54 AM   #11
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That is fantastic! A prayer answered!
I had a similar story. I was induced. My daughter was posterior and so got stuck in the birth canal. They had to use vacuum suction to get her out. The LC told me that babies that have traumatic births such as that usually have a hard time latching and nursing. Thankfully my daughter did not have any problems whatsoever. Praise God. I'm thankful to know that your daughter and granddaughter are going to share a wonderful nursing relationship from here on out! That's something to celebrate about!
This was my dd's first pregnancy and she had a large baby-(9bs 2 oz). Her LC and ped. told my daughter the same thing abut traumatic births causing a problem w/ latch and the L & D nurses said big babies tend to be lazy .My own LO'swere all big babies too and none were lazy to nurse so I think its more about the birth exp. Dd was very close to needing vacuumed because LO's heart rate kept dropping too after she got unstuck.

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Old 05-18-2008, 02:24 AM   #12
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That is such great news. I just want to say I would encourage her to get in touch with a La Leche League leader. They are such a great support and will usually come to your house for a visit.
I had multiple nursing problems and had to ep for a month. It was great to have some support.
Breastfeeding problems can come and go and its great to have a leader to call anytime. They are even better than some lactation consultants (but not all ) and free too.


I am thrilled your grandbaby is nursing.
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Old 05-18-2008, 03:05 AM   #13
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Good for them! Good for your dd for continuing to pump and trying to get baby to latch!
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That is WONDERFUL!!!!! Yay!
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