Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

401828 Followers

Planning on breastfeeding? Ask questions about your breastfeeding concerns, or share your journey here.
Feed
Filter byLatest/Trending
Rebonding the hair while BF
Mummies, can we rebond or curl the hair while breastfeeding?
Not a problem
VIP Member
can
No issue
Super Mum
Not advisable unless the rebonding or curling treatments don’t include scalp area.
Super Mum
Y nt
Working mums
How often do you pump at work and how do you store milk and pump parts (can't sterilise at work..)Thanks!
I pump 2 times at work, store the milk inside cooler bag with ice packs and keep the pump parts inside zipper bag, only wash once reach home after work.
I pump twice in office..i store my pump parts in ziplock and fridge and reuse for 2nd time pumping
3x po ako nag pa pump po.. med 9 tapos mga 1 or 2 then mga 4pm ulit.. sa cooler ko sya nilalagay na maraming ice packs po
shopee.sg/ourlittlelamb has a solution with milk bag bundle for.directly pump into milk bag, can explore
1-2 times, mostly 1 time during lunch hour cause I need to walk to opposite mall's nursing room Milk storage - office chiller Pump part - wash and stabilise, I got a portable sterilizer
Do babies root only when they’re hungry?
My baby sometimes roots even after she’s been fed an hour ago. Usually, this happens when she hasn’t been sleeping for about an hour. Don’t think she’s actually hungry but what else could it be? I’ve
..read
For comfort. Sometimes is their mode of going to sleep. Nursing to sleep. So you are the pacifier. If you do not want to be the pacifier, find other modes to comfort baby.
Super Mum
Jus do it
Best bottle to supplement breastfeeding for newborn
I am trying to breastfeed but my supply is very low. My son (1 week old) was losing a lot of weight so we needed to supplement with formula. His suckle is also very weak so doesn't stimulate the nippl
..read
VIP Member
pigeon
Super Mum
Hegen
I use pigeon wide neck
Hegen
Super Mum
Try Dr Brown
Chicken Essence With cordyceps
Hi any breastfeeding Mothers drink brands chicken essence for cordyceps? Is it safe?
VIP Member
I drank that during confinement
VIP Member
Sure:)
Yes it’s safe.
Super Mum
Can drink. I drink it during confinement as well.
VIP Member
I did. It’s safe.
Breast pump for a first time mum
Can you recommend a breast pump for a FTM, either for home use or office use? Would appreciate if you share what you like and dislike about it too! Thanks!
VIP Member
Medela pump
BE Mini Cordless Breast Pump
thumb image
VIP Member
real bubee works for me
VIP Member
I use Avent at home and Real Bubee in the office. Avent is good enough and less expensive than most of the established pumps. Real Bubee is extremely cheap at less than $30 for double pump; however, I
..more
Ftm too. Spectra S1 is better than Philips Avent.
Blackmores
Hi mummies. Is this supplement alone enough or i should take other vitamins during pregnancy? Pls advise thanks
thumb image
sufficient enough
VIP Member
this is enough
Sufficient, do consult your gynae if u worried
Super Mum
This is like a multivitamin so it's sufficient
This is sufficient. Its almost the same as oblimin but better. I did take this during my third pregnancy but then didnt manage to finish cause i couldnt swallow.
My son has weak latch and always falling asleep/getting bored
My son is one week old and he always have a very weak latch on my breast. Anyone else have this problem? It is very hard to properly stimulate the milk production. I have consulted with lactation co
..read
It is common for newborns fall sleep during feeding, not to worry too much Meantime pump every 2hrs to stimulate and build breast milk When he get older he will sleep lesser
TCM
Just wanna ask... can i go for tcm for my sprain of ankle even though i am still breastfeeding? Cos they will apply some meds on my ankle and i am afraid that by applying, i am not able to breastfeed
..read
I think proper tcm will advise what kind of treatment for you like tui na and accuputure, or some medicine safe for breast feeding. Hope you get well soon.
VIP Member
Pump and dump for that 1 feed if you’re worried! That’s what I do
Try acupuncture
Milk Supply
I have been trying so hard to increase my milk supply but it seemed hard. From taking supplements (Legendairy) to drinking oats and eating lactation cookies, nothing seemed to work. Im doing pumping a
..read
Super Mum
Try power pumping
VIP Member
Try Including dates in your diet.