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    Re: Need advice please...(sorry, it is long)

    I have also read that unlike adults, when babies are overtired it is more difficult to put them sown and get them to stay asleep. Perhaps you could try putting him down a little earlier? Maybe he...
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    Re: eating less, please help

    Thanks for the advice...I keep trying to remind myself the same thing, that people eat more or less on certain days too....I did buy a new nipple with a medium flow instead of slow last night and...
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    eating less, please help

    I EP so I know how much my DD usually eats. She is five months old and usually eats between 5 and 6 oz, 6 times a day. For the past three days I am lucky if she will finsih 5 oz and today she never...
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    Re: Has anyone tried CIO and it work?

    I also used the Baby Whisperer and as the PP said it takes a lot of work in the beginning, but I startedusing it at two months and now for naps and bedtime I can lay my DD in her crib, drowsy, and...
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    Re: Awake after 1st sleep cycle

    The baby whisperer book has some suggestions on this...you may want to read it...she says to stay in the room patting your LO's tummy and saying shhh, shhh....and stay until after the first 20...
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    Re: Daytime Sleep- at a loss

    I worried about LO napping only in her swing at that age too, but since she slept in her bassinet at night Ifigured eventually it would come...and it did. I think what the PP said is correct, at a...
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    Re: Daytime Sleep- at a loss

    For a short term solution you might try using a swing or carrying him in a ling or baby bjorn that way at least you have your hands free. Eventually though you want to try to put him down when he is...
  8. Temas: Daytime Sleep

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    Re: Daytime Sleep

    My DD used to wake up when she got out of her swaddle. I read that it takes about 20 minutes for infants to pass in tot he deep REM sleep stage and right before they pass in to it their little...
  9. Temas: Habit

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    Re: Habit

    My DD is 4.5 months old and gets up between 2 and 4 am after eating at 10pm each night. I think it is considered a "habit" if they are waking at the same time every night (like always between 3 and...
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    Re: Nightime Pumping

    I also EP and i don't set an alarm to pump if my baby doesn't wake up on her own....I would think that if you are getting enough just pumping when your baby is eating then why pump any extra unless...
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    poop frequency

    So I know it can be normal for a BF baby to go up to four days without pooping, but my DD (4 mos) has always pooped multiple times a day. Now all of a sudden she hasn't gone for a day and a half...I...
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    Re: Awake and not nursing

    I can't answer about the nursing cause my DD always wanted toeat every three hours, but she also was a baby who was awake a lot during the day. She was just so interested in what was going on around...
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    Re: Are 5 feeds a day enough for a 4 month old?

    My DD is almost four months and feeds ont he exact same schedule!! (except we wake her around 9:30 to feed).....she definately wants to go about four hours between feeds now so we do

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  14. Temas: Vitamin C?

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    Vitamin C?

    My hubby and I both woke up feeling yucky this morning. I am not completely sick yet and I am hoping to avoid it....my question is can I take vitamin C while nursing? i looked on Kellymom and I...
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    Re: cleaning Avent nipples?

    Medela makes a steam cleaning bag that you can throw all your pump parts and bottles and nipples in to sterilize them and it is super easy. You put everything inthe bag and then put like 4 oz of...
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    Re: Seeking Solutions...

    I also EP and have been for almost a month now. it is definately hard, but I feel the same way as others that breast milk is best and if she won't take it directly from me then I prefer her to get...
  17. Temas: Poop.. lol

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    Re: Poop.. lol

    Yes she gets the bottle every night at 9:30 or 10...but all her poops smell the same...and I wouldn't describe it as french toast or curried yogurt...they smell pretty bad, but they definately smell...
  18. Temas: Poop.. lol

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    Re: Poop.. lol

    My LO gets one bottle of soy formula a day....she is 3 1/2 months old and has always pooped multiple times a day (at least two sometimes four or five times still!!!)...my question is that her poop...
  19. Re: Help feeling VERY depressed! another long one...

    We had that same fussy time up until my daughter was about two months (maybe even two and a half months)....but it definately started getting better around two months....I second the Miracle...
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    Re: Once OS, always OS?

    I was wondering the same thing ewxcept I was wondering if you have OALD with one baby will you for sure have it with the next? This is my first baby and we have had tons of probs with OALD...and I...
  21. Re: stinky milk, lopsided boobs, and sound sleep

    I agree with the pp about swaddling..wwe got a special swaddling blanket called the miracle blanket and it got my DD fro sleep 2-3 hours at a time to sleeping 5 hours at a time. Now she knows when i...
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    Re: When and how to stop night feeding?

    I am a first time mom so I don't know that much about this, I can only offer my experiences...my DD is 3 months old and wakes once at night around 3 am to feed. We don't co-sleep and the whole...
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    Re: Creating a Schedule

    I don't have any suggestions for you, although the Baby Whisperer book really helped me establish a routine (not a schedule).....but I would love to hear how other moms dealt with going back to...
  24. Re: Moms with OALD - how long are your feeds?

    My DD nursed for only about 10 min one one side at a time and went for three hours between feeds....same as yours, gulping and swallowing the whole time....
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    Re: OALD and pumping for work

    Oops, oh yeah and I forget to say that she was always a single side feeder, which is why I started only pumping from one side...she would eat ten minutes, gulping and gasping and then be done and...
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