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    Default DS is down 2 pounds Supplementing questions

    I need to start DS on his neocate today and I am supposed to mix it 1/2BM and 1/2 the neocate can I pre mix the BM in with the formula for a few hours before I heat it? I need to go out but he will need the feed while I am gone so I want to take it with me.

    Also I threw DS on the scale this morning and he is down 2 pounds, his Dietician is aware of it but I am thinking part of the problem is my supply being so low. Our dietician is following closely but when do I really worry about a BF baby dropping weight? He still has dirty diapers so I know he isn't dehydrated.

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    Is this the scale that he's consistently weighed on? 2 lbs is a LOT on a baby.

    Sorry I don't have any advice on the mixing but the nutrients in BM can break down fairly quickly so I would think maybe not but I don't know.

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    I have been weighing the both of us at home on our scale since I got sick with pneumonia, I dropped almost 12 pounds since then so I was kind of keeping track of him there. I am going to take him to a well baby clinic on Monday to be sure. But because he has been pooping so much I can see where may not be holding onto the calories. I don't really think I can pre mix them I will just take two separate containers.

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