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  1. #31
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Default Re: i'm desperate!! baby will not take eat

    I have no suggestions but I understand what you're going through.

    I introduced a bottle at 4 weeks which dd took fine about once a week. When I tried to go back to work when she was 3 months she absolutely refused. After 3 days of her not eating except my lunch hour, I threw in the towel and quit my job. Almost everyone who knows me says that I should have just left her, she would have taken it eventually. But I just didn't feel that she would, or that the job was worth what she would go through.

    You're kind of taking the road everyone said I should have taken, so I am interested to hear how it turns out for you. You're in a harder position I think because you have a really good job, but your kiddo is actually getting dehydrated from it. I don't envy that struggle.

    Best of luck to you and please keep us posted!

  2. #32
    Join Date
    Mar 2008

    Default Re: i'm desperate!! baby will not take eat

    Quote Originally Posted by shorty313 View Post
    You may have already tried this, but when DD was rejecting bottle, I found the milk had to be REALLY warm. Like 100-110 degrees. That helped us finally get past it. HTH!
    that was my dd's prob too! It had to be VERY warm!

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