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Thanks for all the replies! To answer your question, no I don't live alone. But Daddy owns a bakery so he's gone many MANY hours a day. 12-16 hour shifts are not uncommon.   I don't own a bouncy chair, but I do have a sling. She seems to like it okay but I need to master how to position her, because last time her head seemed to hang out the side and I didn't feel comfortable leaving her like that. I will try the sling again. :)
I'm a first time mom- my daughter is 2 weeks old. Unless I have already lulled her to sleep, if i put her down she begins to cry immediately. I can calm her by letting her suck on my finger- but she absolutely refuses to take a pacifier. I figured she didn't like it so I didn't force it.    I'm desperate to do small things like make a sandwich or take a shower! But I can't stand the thought of just leaving her to cry. Even if she is fed and has a fresh diaper she...
This is going to be my first baby, I've never done this before...   So we don't have a washer and dryer in our house, so regular cloth diapering is pretty much out of the question. However we do have a very reputable diaper service in town. They provide all the prefolds, wipes, covers, pail, etc. And they will pick up the diapers once a week and replace them with fresh folds. It's $35 a week. This seems expensive to me, and we were considering going with disposable...
Hi there- new to the forum! I'm 33 weeks pregnant with a beautiful baby girl.    Okay at about the beginning of my 3rd trimester I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Apparently I just barely qualified, they said that if I had taken the test last year the standards would have been such that I would be negative.   Anyway, they just put me on 2.5mg of Glyburide because I've only gained about 12lbs and they would like me to gain more. That is, the DIETICIANS...
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