Today, 08:11 PM
Can you give us the rundown on your baby? It would be helpful to know birthweight, lowest weight, and weight at each checkup. It would also be good if you could tell us how often (on average) the baby nurses, how nursing feels, the frequency/quantity of blood in the baby's poop (are we talking occasional streaks or specks or large blobs?), and any other symptoms you're seeing in the baby (e.g. eczema, asthma).
My daughter was born full term, scheduled c section, 6lbs 13oz down to 6lbs 1oz. It was suspected throughout my pregnancy that she had growth restriction (her stomach always measured extremely small on growth ultrasounds, around the 1st or 2nd percentile). I was considered high risk because my son had undiagnosed growth restriction (he was a full term emergency c section, 5lbs 13oz).
At one month she was 8lbs 5oz, at 6 weeks 9lbs, at 2 months 10lbs 4oz and most recently (15 weeks) 11lbs 15oz. Her weight gain has slowed but she's following the 15th percentile curve almost exactly.
She usually eats (nurses with me and she gets 4 bottles @3.5oz each at daycare) 8 times a day. I've had some pain with nursing since the beginning - we saw a pediatrician who is also an IBCLC who took care of the tongue tie and worked with us on latch. Things were good for awhile but I can tell she's getting lazy now that she gets bottles during the day. We're going back to the basics of latching though and that seems to help. She has recently started screaming some when I...