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    Re: Ped Advocates Pediasure for 6 month old

    Thanks to everyone for the advice. I will try the breast compressions and reassess the "only rice cereal" thing in a day or so. My LO was really loving the foods I made him and is clearly much less...
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    Re: Ped Advocates Pediasure for 6 month old

    That is a horrible looking list of ingredients... But what can I do so my lo picks up weight? Avocados are only available here in season and I'm looking forward to being able to give him that. I've...
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    Ped Advocates Pediasure for 6 month old

    Hi, I wonder if anyone has an informed opinion about Pediasure. I have a super active, super happy, slow weight gain son. My ped is very pro breast feeding and told me to wait til 6 month to...
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    Re: 9 months old and in 5th percentile for weight

    I've also been worry, worry, worrying because of those charts - and I only just realized that with a birthweight of 7lb 12oz my lo was still below "average"! I read that these charts were devised in...
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    Slow weight Gain

    My lo was 7lb12oz at birth and dropped to 7lb 3.5oz in the next few days. He is now 13lb and 5 months old. My husband feels he needs more intake and thinks we should give him a night time bottle of...
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    Weight Gain Fears

    My lo was 7lb12oz at birth and dropped to 7lb 3.5oz in the next few days. He is now 13lb and 5 months old. My husband feels he needs more intake and thinks we should give him a night time bottle of...
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    Re: Pumping and Quantity concerns

    Thanks - these are really helpful replies. I guess I am producing enough and hopefully the amount I pump will up over time. I was worried about production really because of what my ped said about "he...
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    Pumping and Quantity concerns

    My lo is 6.5 weeks. I just started pumping for the first time this week. I only get about 1.5-2 oz per breast at a time (15-20 minutes per breast) and the instructions (medela swing) say this is what...
  9. Re: to whom it may concern... I finally pumped!

    Babygurl - thanks for the link! How exciting - I was totally missing the point. I was a bit concerned because I never leak and my lo is always feeding it seems - so I was worried I had enough BM....
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    Tracking objects with eyes

    If I move my finger back and forth in front of my 3 1/2 week old lo his eyes don't follow the motion. When do you start to see them tracking movements with their eyes?
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    Blocked Tear Ducts

    My LO is 3 1/2 weeks and for the last 10 days or so he has had a lot of yellow goo around his eyes. It just started before my last ped visit and she said it was blocked tear ducts and to massage the...
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    Re: which pump to buy

    Thanks for your reply - what is PIS? I'm in no rush to use a bottle - BF is so wonderful, now my nipples are less tender!:ita But I'm currently in the US, about to return to Belize where I currently...
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    which pump to buy

    I only anticipate pumping enough so that my husband can feed our lo once or twice a day - he's feeling left out of the whole BF bonding thing!! And I'm thinking it would also be okay to have a few...
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    Re: Nervous about Co-sleeping!!

    I've got an arms reach co-sleeper, as someone else mentioned above. The arms reach site is good for information on the product but I bought mine much less expensively at http://www.albeebaby.com/...
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    Re: Feeding frequency and weight gain concern

    Thanks Home Executive and everyone else who has taken the time to reply. I'm feeling a little overwhelmed today and your advice is very much appreciated. I'm on my own in an unfamiliar place right...
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    Re: Feeding frequency and weight gain concern

    Thanks for the advice - I'll try one boob at a time. My original post was just before going to bed last night and during the night it seems I've experienced engorgement for the first time - ouch!!!...
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    Feeding frequency and weight gain concern

    My little boy is 3 weeks old tomorrow. Pregnancy, labor, latch-on has gone really well and I think everything is fine but reading this forum has got me wondering if I ought to be worrying. At my 2...
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