• MaryW replied to the topic in the forum Group logo of Trying To ConceiveTrying to Conceive Forum 3 years, 4 months ago

    i do not believe, as this page states, that cosleeping increases risks for SIDS. suffocation, injury from falling, and other risks are present, but not an increase in unexplained infant death. fear of SIDS is one reason i like my baby in bed with me. i can keep my hand on her chest, and any little movement or gasp wakes me and i can check her. dr.…[Read more]

  • MaryW replied to the topic Breastfeeding in the forum Babies Forum 3 years, 4 months ago

    jen- any chance of reflux? that can cause pain once the baby eats enough that it starts coming back up. it’s painful for them so thy learn to ea small amounts at a time. and silent reflux is hard to spot because they don’t spit up much…

  • MaryW replied to the topic Breastfeeding in the forum Babies Forum 3 years, 4 months ago

    taniar- my daughter is almost 4 months and still nurses every 2 hours on the dot. you can pump a little after each feeding to accumulate enough to have someone else do one feeding, but then you’d have to pump during that feeding anyway, to keep your supply up. view nursing time as time for you to put your feet up and relax. you’re doing what’s…[Read more]

  • MaryW replied to the topic Co sleeping in the forum Babies Forum 3 years, 4 months ago

    i do not believe, as this page states, that cosleeping increases risks for SIDS. suffocation, injury from falling, and other risks are present, but not an increase in unexplained infant death. fear of SIDS is one reason i like my baby in bed with me. i can keep my hand on her chest, and any little movement or gasp wakes me and i can check her. dr.…[Read more]