• my daughter is almost 4…and obviously hasnt had shots in a couple years..but she has never been poked in the arm. all doctors offices are different..but our doc does it in the leg thro the toddler years just becuase its more fatty there and hurts less

  • tiffado-i EBF my 5 week old..and pump as well..i have a 4 year old daughter at home..at first it was a little rough..but she started to get used to seeing me with baby or a pump occasionally..when he naps..which is alot..i play games with her..color..watch a cartoon…what have you. if your LO is bfing frequently it could be rough at first..but it…[Read more]

  • kinta- you described to a t what my son used to do..could be a combo of things..my son ended up having reflux..so the pulling off and crying was due to reflux pain and gas..also my letdown is fast..so he would pull off for that reason too..we are on reflux med and hes 9 weeks now so he can keep up with my flow…i know its frustrating!

  • Colic is easing up a bit i think..thank god..i changed some food around on my diet..got rid of a few things…started drinking camamile tea..i also started giving my LO Baby Bliss Gripe Water and it works wonders with the gas drops..between the combination he is sleeping better at night and way less fussy..not completely cause i dont beleive colic…[Read more]

  • hey girls..my 4 week old is EBFed and has thrown up twice due to over eating..im not concerned with him throwing up..however i was concerned over the consistancy of his vomit..its almost completely solid (exactly like thick cottage cheese) and smells very sour..he doesnt vomit all the time like isaid..its only been twice..and the two times were…[Read more]

  • i know every baby is diff..but doesn anyone know a round about what age babies sleep more during the night and dont need to eat as frequent. my daughter slept thro the night at a week old..but ate every hour dring the day…my son is 4 weeks old and eats every 2-3 hours round the clock…i am letting him choose obviously and will go with whenever…[Read more]

  • lawson- you tuly are inspiration..you work so hard each day to provide the best for your baby..anyone who works that hard deserves a metal. i am sure at times its hair pulling. but im also sure everytime you look at that beautiful baby you thank the stars YOU have made her grow and thrive..you go girl!

  • MEGS- thank you!!

  • deeyore – thank you..i think i will contiue to use them..it sounds like the air release is normal in those bottle due to the double nipple. he will be getting pumped milk in a bottle during the day soon, and i hope to nurse nights and weekends or whenever he is near me….ugh i dont wanna go back to work 🙁

  • loving- it is very normal..my LO was the same way..seemed i would change diapers 4 times in a row..only advice i have is to wait a good 10-15 mins after she starts..and that it will pass 🙂

  • that was for hannahkay below

  • about abuse in a day care…i wont put my kids in public daycares ever again..when i first went back to work with my first child (sadly at 2 mo’s) it was hard. iwas a single mom and had to return to work quickly. one day i picked maddi up and there were bleach stains on her clothes..mind you..she was in a room with 4 other babies..all of which…[Read more]

  • im afriad to leave my kids with anyone too…my excuse with Jonah is that i nurse..(never mind the freezer FULL of pumped milk) haha..my DD had her first sleep over that wasnt family just this year and she is 4 lol.

  • mjs..i fought with a clogged duct for weeks..massaging…ect..the only thing that cleared it up was bm lol..within two days it was gone

  • nic4charlces…i agree with the ladies..i wouldnt worry..i took alot of bfing classes and i learned there are several different kinds of bfers….sounds like you have whats called a nibbler or a snacker….then there are marathon eaters..my son eats every 3-4 hours at night..every 2-3 during the day..and just like us adults sometimes babies…[Read more]

  • i pump and EBF..i pump between feedings…your milk is produced on a demand basis..the more you BF and pump the more you will produce..at first when i would pump after feedings i only pumped a half ounce per breast…two weeks later i am getting up to 3 ounces per pumping..i am sure everyone is diff..this is just how it works for me..since i have…[Read more]

  • hey ladies..its been a while since iv posted..jonah is doing well..bfing and pumping to save is doing splendid..i have overcome quite a few obsticles that could of made me quit bfing…one being Dysphoric MER…i still have it very bad which occurs every feeding about 4 times…but i am pushing thro it…the thought of him eating anything else…[Read more]

  • hehe sounds like you are in a situation there dawn2374…like you i found out my daughter had a sister while i was pregannt..and he kept us a secret from them..the storie is kinda switched..he has a daughter he lives with and takes care of everyday of her life (shes 7) while my 3 year old daughter has yet to meet him…men are such scadoosh…[Read more]

  • imaproudmomma – i soo agree with you…i dont call or try to stalk my baby daddy either..and people are like why dont you fight..im like..cause honestly…if he wanted to be around he would be..its not my job to decide for him..and my family is perfect the way it is…im glad i dont have to deal with that crap..now..if he pulled his head out i…[Read more]

  • day after day i swore noone new what i was going thro as a single parent..then i find this forum..and everything i read sounds so familiair…im so glad i found this..i am a single mother of a 3 year old girl…and am expecting a son in may…my daughter has never met her father (lives in another state) and my son’s father wants nothing to do with…[Read more]

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