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  1. Re: baby cries and want to be held all the time

    I totally disagree. Like pp said "don't be afraid to hold your baby." A baby cannot be spoiled, so don't think that way. A sling would most likely help or even a swing or something with constant...
  2. Re: What can I do to ensure a good milk supply?

    Rest.. My problem was rest. If I did not get some shut eye, my milk would decrease. And don't neglect yourself, eat good and hearty. And try your best to stay relaxed and calm, I find stress messes...
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    Re: Sleeping through a feeding

    I did this the first month. DH did such a great job helping me and he also got to bond with baby; they are practically inseparable now. Luckily it never affected my milk supply and I got to get some...
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    Re: He didn't like it!

    I am not going to lie my dd HATES :eek: avocado. She will eat anything else but avocado. I have tried everything imaginable and she eats it right up but she spits out the avocado as if it were...
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    Re: Should I Stop?

    I agree with mom2. If she is interested go for it! She probably enjoys taking on new challenges. :p Of course if you want to wait because you feel it compromises your bf relationship with dd then...
  6. My baby also refusing bottle and sippycup

    I am happy this question has been posted, I am going through the same issue. I decided to make a new thread since its a little different and I don't want to get responses confused. I have given dd...
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    Re: Could my 3 month old be teething?

    Is her gum line still there? That was the best indicator for me about dd cutting her first teeth and the loose bowels. Also put your finger in her mouth, does it feel swollen? Like the other ladies...
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    Re: Gerber "first foods" - heat them?

    I like to heat dd food. She drinks warm milk from the breast so why not warm food. At first I heated the fruits, I have no idea why but I did. I now serve fruits at room temp but I always heat...
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    Re: homemade babyfood

    Don't feel like a bad mommy:confused:.. Solids is a process of trial and error. In the books I read it recommends apples as a first time fruit. DD never had a problem with it thankfully. If you find...
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    Re: homemade babyfood

    "til I heard that someone found tiny shavings from the blade in the baby food! :("

    Oh my goodness! :eek: Wow! I did not read your last sentence I never heard that luckly never happened to me. I...
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    Re: homemade babyfood

    FIL told me, he is a Dr., to avoid barley. I never questioned why but he said oatmeal if rice did not work. That mixer looks cool:cool: but its actually food mill and it seems to require a lot of...
  12. Re: I'm So confused Please someone respond!!!

    Wow! I would be overwhelmed too.. I felt like such an idiot when I was handed my dd. I had a C-section, and I was out cold. Once I was in my room they brought me the baby and said ok now bf. I had no...
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    Re: homemade babyfood

    The book I would recommend would be "Top 100 Baby Purees" by Annabel Karmel. It gives a good overview on what fruits and veggies are best for baby, how to prepare and store, and how to combine...
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    Re: screaming at breast

    My DD did this everytime I ate something she didn't like. Spicy foods for example she hated.:eek: She refused the breast and I remember thinking, "I can't let her starve." But the next day she got...
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    Re: Breastfeeding from a bottle?

    The Dr. told me approx. 1 ounce per hour. So if you are going to be gone 6 hours, probably 2 feedings of 3.5 ounces. Try to feed DS right before you leave so you won't have to do 2 feedings. Search...
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    Re: is something wrong with my milk?

    I agree with only offering breast milk, but be sure your baby is hydrated esp. with the heat that has been occuring across the country. Be sure to check the soft spot on babies head for any...
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    Re: when to solid rice cereal

    Growth Spurt for sure, esp. if your breasts feel and are empty. Give it a couple of days, the situation should start looking brighter. :D I agree with your ped. 4 months should be the earliest you...
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    Re: Which breast pump to buy???

    Evenflow sucked :( but in all the wrong ways. It was slow, noisy, and definetly not powerful enough. It has way to many pieces and is hard to clean. I would not waste my money on it. I don't need to...
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    Re: Freezer Stash Rationing

    LOL When my baby was about 2 months I had to travel to another city just for a couple of hours. But it was at night, and I was weary of the road. I was scared I was going to get into a horrible...
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    Re: Worried about starting solids

    I never knew that starting solids was such a negative thing in the BF community. As long as I can get over the current teething issue I plan to breast feed at least 1 year. I thought it was a...
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    Re: baby brings up out his nose?!?

    I dealt with this problem very often, but it gets better. She never got sick from it but my DD nose did get a little runny. So every now and then I would suction her nose to get the excess milk out....
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    Re: Ouch! Baby's first tooth

    She is not biting. I think it is the tooth grazing the nipple. I read on the Kelly's page that the overproduction of saliva in my dd mouth may cause my nipples to be more sensitive. It's only the 4th...
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    Re: Ouch! Baby's first tooth

    She is not biting. I think it is the tooth grazing the nipple. I read on the Kelly's page that the overproduction of saliva in my dd mouth may cause my nipples to be more sensitive. It's only the 4th...
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    Ouch! Baby's first tooth

    Help! My baby is almost 7 months and I do not know what to do. My baby is getting her first tooth and I need help. Are there any techniques to stop the pain? It feels like I have a little vampire at...
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    Re: Need help getting back on track!

    When my lo was first born, I had so many problems breastfeeding. My nipples were cracked and I would cry sometimes from the pain.:( I supplemented for the first couple of weeks because I thought...
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