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Starting gentian violet tomorrow for thrush. Trying to figure out how to word email to DD's preschool teacher to explain the purple mouth.... I'm sure she'll freak out the other kids.

And we started DS on a paci yesterday. Not the best timing with the thrush (and DD keeps swiping it... how do we get her to stop that?!) but it has helped with the sleep duration and needing to be constantly in-arms. Not very AP of me but at this point with the lack of sleep I just didn't care. (We did a paci w/dd as well but not until 5 wks... I just couldn't hold out any longer)

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Holy growth spurt, batman!

Time to break out the lansinoh again. He has been nursing literally for like an hour and a half now. There is no way there is any more milk left in my boobs right now. So he's mauling them to make more. Aaaaarrrgghh.
Yep!! My little guy turned 1 month on Wednesday and has been eating like crazy the past 3 days! Hard to believe he's 1 month now! Was there life before Caden?

Anyone find it a bit ironic that the first few months of pregnancy you would always worriedly check your underwear at a bathroom break for blood, the last month you'd check it eagerly for bloody show, and now you check your newborn just to make sure he's breathing? Being a mom involves a lot of attention to paranoid details!!

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I should own stock in granola bars as much as I eat them.
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Ha! Me too!

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Tri - so sorry! We got thrush with DS1, but caught it early so it did not go out of control. Still, it was not fun. We had great success with diluted grapefruit seed extract, and me washing bras, towels, and sheets pretty much daily.

Sere, LOL you are so right!

My ILs are still here, and while they are great as ILs I am so very ready for their visit to be over. They are crappy guests to have when you have a newborn and are trying to recover from birth. If you want the hotel experience, then stay at a hotel!

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LitChick--I'm sorry your ILs are draining your energies! Hopefully they won't be back for awhile, so you can just relax and enjoy your LO.

AFM:
Ellie just turned 4 weeks on Friday...I can't believe how fast time has gone!

I (barely) survived her 3 week growth spurt...holy eating, batman! It felt like my butt was glued to the chair, she ate so much and so frequently! I had to finally let go of the notion that I was actually going to be able to leave the apartment for those few days, which definitely helped me improve my state of mind...

She's still not really willing to nap unless in arms; unfortunately, I'm not superwild about hanging out in my pikkolo carrier (it's kind of uncomfortable in anything but a standing position for me) and I'm struggling with getting my ring sling quite right, so it's been a bit of a struggle lately to do much of anything...

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Hi mamas,

I'm just checking in. I think it's day 9 for me. Breastfeeding HURTS. I'm going to see a specialist Monday since I've already met with a lactation consultant twice. I had horrible pain (and ongoing infection) with DD so I'm hoping that's not the issue.

Bri-How's the breastfeeding going?

Laurski-I have a KangarooKorner fleece pouch that is really comfortable for me sitting down. My DD would only sleep in arms and it was a life saver. It feels more supportive to me than my ring sling and this guy likes it better than the Moby.

etsdtm99-My tears were really sore for about a week. I feel much better now so hopefully you're better by now too.

My little guy grunts too. And sometimes he squeals in his sleep like a puppy.

Sorry this post is unorganized.

It sounds like everyone is doing well overall and enjoying their babies. I'm depressed that so many things are still hurting. This pregnancy did a number on my body and the recovery is going soo much slower than with DD.

I'm sitting here debating on whether to wake up my baby. He's been asleep for a while now and I'm afraid he won't sleep tonight if he sleeps too long now. Do any of you ever wake up your babies to eat? (He's been asleep in my carrier about 2 1/2 hours).

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gradstudentmommy, the pediatrician and midwife told us to not wake baby unless they go over four hours without feeding.

We're at day 20 and our DS has been a mess! For the past 24 hours he's been cluster-feeding, fussy, and crying louder than ever. He's also pooped about ten times. We stopped counting after #6 sometime this afternoon.

Is this the 3-week growth spurt? He has gotten good chunks of sleep, including this one that I'm missing out on sleeping through, so that gives us hope. How long do these growth-spurts last?

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Tribord-I tried a paci too. DS wouldn't take it but my lactation consultant even suggested it to protect my nipples. She said there's the belief it could mess up the latch but there's no hard evidence about that. And hey, if it preserves the breastfeeding relationship and gets everyone more sleep, it's probably a good option. And sorry about the thrush. Ouch!

Mangopaco-good know about not waking up the baby unless he goes more than 4 hours without eating. My DD hardly ever slept more than an hour so I never had to worry about it.

I should try granola bars. I'm getting sick of Luna bars.

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Hi mamas,

I'm just checking in. I think it's day 9 for me. Breastfeeding HURTS. I'm going to see a specialist Monday since I've already met with a lactation consultant twice. I had horrible pain (and ongoing infection) with DD so I'm hoping that's not the issue.

Bri-How's the breastfeeding going?

Laurski-I have a KangarooKorner fleece pouch that is really comfortable for me sitting down. My DD would only sleep in arms and it was a life saver. It feels more supportive to me than my ring sling and this guy likes it better than the Moby.

etsdtm99-My tears were really sore for about a week. I feel much better now so hopefully you're better by now too.

My little guy grunts too. And sometimes he squeals in his sleep like a puppy.

Sorry this post is unorganized.

It sounds like everyone is doing well overall and enjoying their babies. I'm depressed that so many things are still hurting. This pregnancy did a number on my body and the recovery is going soo much slower than with DD.

I'm sitting here debating on whether to wake up my baby. He's been asleep for a while now and I'm afraid he won't sleep tonight if he sleeps too long now. Do any of you ever wake up your babies to eat? (He's been asleep in my carrier about 2 1/2 hours).
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I'm having a really rough recovery, too. When I was pushing during delivery, I felt something in my left hip pull out of whack and it still really hurts. I need to see a chiro but have to wait for payday... Also, I got mastitis really bad right after he was born and feel like my whole system took a blow between the birth, no sleep, and being so sick.

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tolovemercy- I hope you feel better soon. Sounds you're having a rough recovery too.

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OMG I am going to snap, for real. The ILs left this am. We had a lovely morning. An hour ago, we ALL went down for a nap. And then... about every 15 minutes, something has woekn me up. The cat, twice - second time I wanted to break his neck. Then the baby started to cry, but fell back asleep. And then just now, my mother called. I have caller ID and I answered with "WHAT."
I need to figure out how to turn the ringers off on my damn cordless.

Seriously, aboiut to snap. I am so exhausted, I have a pounding headache, and I'm afraid to eevn attempt to sleep again because if something else wakes me up I am going to start screaming. This is a legit form of torture.

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I'm afraid to eevn attempt to sleep again because if something else wakes me up I am going to start screaming. This is a legit form of torture.
I know that feeling, it is so frustrating. I am so sorry you are having a hard time. Sending everyone in your house some sleepy vibes.

I keep telling myself it will get better at 3 months (even though with DD it didn't so I know that isn't necessarily the case). And our cat has spent a lot of time lately locked in "her" bathroom. Just like DD, she is driving me crazy.

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Sorry for all you mamas feeling bad. It sucks to be healing from birth, lactating AND be deprived of sleep.

It's one of the reasons I pushed to be discharged early from the hospital. Between the constant checks on me and ds3 (and right after I would get him all fed, swaddled and asleep too), and them leaving the room lights on ALL.%*%#.NIGHT.LONG., there was little/no rest. I was literally in tears my second night stay when dh had to go home.

I must say that while the recovery from this c/s is 'easier' than my first, it's still really hard. I have to stay on top of my water, otherwise I literally go all weak, nauseated and feel faint. I also have to make sure to eat regularly. It's weird, but it's as if my thirst/hunger signals are gone. If food/water looks okay, I am good/need to eat. If food/water looks gross, I know I've slipped into the 'bad' area and will need to do intensive intakes of either one to get back to 'normal.' For example, yesterday was near 100* and I didn't drink enough during the day. I felt like passing out and it took 10 cups of water to feel normal again.

Sleep wise, I've been okay. Elias seems to like to go for an hour and a half to 4 hrs between feedings. Well, he naps a lot. And when he's awake, it's constant nursing. So if he's awake for an hour or two, it's nursing for an hour or two. Which is nice. I also seem to have the side lying nursing down a bit (not always tho, that will come in a few more weeks as his neck gets stronger), so not too bad.

Is anyone else dealing with the baby blues? I'm breaking down in tears about almost everything, it seems. Can't watch movies or tv shows without something triggering it. Totally freaks out dh and my family. I'm also mourning the fact that I had to have another c/s. Mourning what could have been. And strategising whether a VBA2C is even warranted. To which my mom replied 'honey, that's something you won't have to worry about for 3 more years. Just enjoy your baby right now, and in a few months, start researching it a little bit". Which was good advice. I don't want to miss this happy newborn stage looking backwards/forwards.

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Laurski-I have a KangarooKorner fleece pouch that is really comfortable for me sitting down. My DD would only sleep in arms and it was a life saver. It feels more supportive to me than my ring sling and this guy likes it better than the Moby.
Thanks for the suggestion! I'm going to look into it as soon as Ellie will give me a chance to do so...she's currently fussing for the boob again!

Big hugs to everyone having a rough go right now--I had pretty rough baby blues for the first 2 weeks, so I completely sympathize! I also felt pretty torn up down under--I had a second degree tear which was definitely not fun to recover from, but I am mostly healed now...

Alright, off to feed the little boob monster...

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Hi mamas,

I'm just checking in. I think it's day 9 for me. Breastfeeding HURTS. I'm going to see a specialist Monday since I've already met with a lactation consultant twice. I had horrible pain (and ongoing infection) with DD so I'm hoping that's not the issue.

Bri-How's the breastfeeding going?



It sounds like everyone is doing well overall and enjoying their babies. I'm depressed that so many things are still hurting. This pregnancy did a number on my body and the recovery is going soo much slower than with DD.

I'm sitting here debating on whether to wake up my baby. He's been asleep for a while now and I'm afraid he won't sleep tonight if he sleeps too long now. Do any of you ever wake up your babies to eat? (He's been asleep in my carrier about 2 1/2 hours).
:cry: It's not good. It's just not. And an LC, an IBCLC, a LLL leader...no one can help. The nipple shield, which I thought would be my last resort savior, actually hurts more- she clamps right down on it. I just keep going and believing maybe it'll be a case that eventually resolves itself. Because the only other solution is to pump and bottle feed and I'm not going down that road again, I can't. But it's very demoralizing. I don't feel like a REAL bf'ing mama, I feel like I'm constantly on the edge of failure in that department.

I do wake her up to eat at night. Every 3 hours if she doesn't wake herself sooner. One night before we started doing that she slept 5 hours- not ok and my boobs paid the price.

Recovery has been rough here, too. The SPD was still awful until yesterday- I traded that for either severe engorgement or a mild mastitis, had a fever and everything. Luckily much better today, though. I really have to be back up to par by next week when DH goes back to his insane work schedule.

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bri - so many hugs.

Got some sleep, yay for me. After the boys woke up, I fed DS2 and then had a 2 hour nap and a hot hot HOT shower. Ahh.

But still... what is wrong with me? I have some warped form of the blues. I am impatient. I am not enjoying this stage of babyhood at all. Constantly in arms... bleh! it's only been 3 weeks, and I am tired of sitting so much, watching TV... I am bored bored bored. I have thing that I want to do, but cannot with a newborn. I'm so selfish. Sigh, I guess it's just an adjustment. With DS1 I was so tired all the time that sitting was just fine with me. No so much right now.

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Hugs everyone.

Bri-Sorry the shield isn't helping. I'm on my way to the doctor/researcher who specializes in lactation to see if she thinks I have the atypical duct infection again. Nursing still REALLY hurts so I really empathsize with you. My little guy just will not latch on correctly. He just sucks my nipple in and out forever before he latches on. OUCH.

I definitely have the baby blues. Part of it is I feel guilty about not spending enough time with DD. And she's had a fever the past few days. And the sleep deprivation and pain from the birth and breasts....ugh. And worried about how I'm going to manage when DH goes back to work.

Litchick-I'm impatient too. I keep wondering, "When does this get easier?" My DH said, "I thought you loved the newborn stage" and I said, "I thought I did too but this time, not so much."

Kellan had his worst night of sleep EVER last night. I only got 2 hours of sleep. I can't sleep while he's nursing because it hurts so I just lie there and he's happy as can be and I want to scream because I'm just.so.tired.

Well off to shower and go to my appointment. I'm nervous about what the doctor is going to say...

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But still... what is wrong with me? I have some warped form of the blues. I am impatient. I am not enjoying this stage of babyhood at all. Constantly in arms... bleh! it's only been 3 weeks, and I am tired of sitting so much, watching TV... I am bored bored bored. I have thing that I want to do, but cannot with a newborn. I'm so selfish. Sigh, I guess it's just an adjustment. With DS1 I was so tired all the time that sitting was just fine with me. No so much right now.
The "blues" manifests this way with me too--moody, impatient, intolerant, snappish. It's no fun.

bri and gsm--I'm so, so sorry for all the BF issues. I cannot imagine. And I hope you both get help that ACTUALLY helps.


AFM--Theo's cord STILL is not off at 12 days old. URGH. He's stinky and has a diaper rash that could use a soaking in some nice, warm water. And the cord stump is seeping just a little bit of blood here and there when something rubs it, so I have icky marks on some of my Thirsties But he's a good baby so far, so I will forgive him.

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AFM--Theo's cord STILL is not off at 12 days old. URGH. He's stinky and has a diaper rash that could use a soaking in some nice, warm water. And the cord stump is seeping just a little bit of blood here and there when something rubs it, so I have icky marks on some of my Thirsties But he's a good baby so far, so I will forgive him.
FWIW both my family doctor and midwife recommend regular baths for newborns, even with the cord on. Both say that they havn't seen any reason (cord wise) not to. With all three boys they've bathed with me in the big tub right from the start, and the longest it's taken for a cord to fall off was DS1 (9 days). Malachi's was off on day 5 and none of the three of them have had any issues with their cords so bathing him would probably be just fine and might make you feel better

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Chiming in on this discussion because a couple of things rang a bell and I am actually post partum-yay! First, I have to say whooohooo for me surviving my after pains and all the icky stuff that comes in the few days after you have a baby. That stuff is worse than the birth, if you ask me. I hate having my fundus "massaged" and a lot of the other things we have to go through. And, since this is our last baby, I am celebrating never having to go through it again. (Still a little sad, though!)
Someone asked if anyone has to wakes up their baby to feed and, yes, for the first time, I have a sleepy baby and I have to wake him up every three hours to feed him. I let him go about four hours at night, but might stretch it to 5-6 if he is gaining weight properly at our two week checkup. He has only woken up on his own once in the last three days to nurse. So foreign to me, as our oldest had colic and I nursed him every 15-40 minutes.
Also, I second going ahead and giving a baby with the cord stump still on a bath. It is perfectly fine. We did it with our first two kids and, although the cord was a bit more "goopy", it still fell off in well under a week. If you already have a stinky, goopy cord that hasn't fallen off then why wait for the bath? Enjoy a clean baby.
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Speaking of stumps, my little guy's fell off at one week but there's still some dried pus in there. Is that normal?

Well I have the breast infection again. I'm starting antibiotics. My doctor is optimistic that I'll be able to cure it this time since we're catching it early. And since my right nipple is so sore, she recommended pumping on the right (at least some of the time) and bottle feeding to give my nipple a rest. My nipple is really big and Kellan's mouth is so small so he's creasing and traumatizing the nipple every time he eats. She said in a month he'll be big enough that it won't be an issue. I guess I'll try it. It sounds like a hassle (pumping) but it's worth it if it saves my nipple.

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good to knoe about the bath. i've only ever heard not it get it wet. we've been sponge bathing but i will go ahead with the bottom soak!

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Theo's cord STILL is not off at 12 days old. URGH. He's stinky and has a diaper rash that could use a soaking in some nice, warm water. .
Ugh... we still haven't given DS a bath (I do wash or at least rinse his diaper area at every poopy diaper change). He is so stinky but we all are here. I think maybe my MIL gave DD a bath before she left 2 weeks ago... she is a stinky toddler. And I forgot how much stinkier I got after having a baby... all the blood and extra sweat and baby spitup really makes a daily shower necessary although I'm on about every 3 days right now.

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Haven't given DD2 a bath yet, either. Tomorrow, maybe. Still have to clean out the old baby tub! It's been in storage and basements for the past 5 years

So suddenly, the nursing pain changed. Now instead of hurting moderately the entire time she's nursing, it hurts HORRIBLY for the first 10 seconds and then either stops hurting at all or just a tiny bit the rest of the time. I don't get it. It doesn't feel like her latch actually changed, and the nipples still come out creased/misshapen, so in fact, I know it didn't get better. I don't get it. I can't really decide if it's better or worse, I think better, but we'll see.

Also? There's a little, tiny spot on the side of my left nipple where milk comes out. It's really weird.

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Bri, have you tried different positions?

With ds2, the only way I could pop in the nipple without the pinching/creasing was in football hold. With this little one, it's the cross cradle hold. No other position works.

From experience, I think it's just a small mouth issue, so should get better when they are a few months old. For now though, it's cross cradle hold all the way.


I went 10.5hrs without pain meds today. Not too smart. I can feel all the sore muscles. No incision pain, but oh my, my hips/back!!!

My baby blues have been a rollercoaster. One moment I'm fine and super happy, thinking I can conquer anything. The next, I'm a sobbing mess. Can't wait until the hormones level out!

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I did not realize I would be starving this much this soon after the birth!

I remember it after a day or two but not within an hour or two! My midwife suggested I eat before she left so she knew I was doing okay... so DH made me a bowl of the soup we had leftover (chicken taco) and I ate the entire bowl in just a couple minutes... not putting it down once. lol!

THEN... we had pizza... and I ate half a pizza myself! And since then, despite sleeping for a considerable while, I have had a few more pieces of pizza and a few breakfast bars!

I ate a ton DURING the labor, too! Granted that was a ton of small foods (scrambled eggs and toast, then an entire tray of cheese and meat on crackers, then some italian ice, then half a bowl of soup... and this was all between 7am and noon...)

I am just sitting here so very happy that we chose a homebirth this time though... it was my first! And I really really appreciate that my almost-4am insomnia is not met with me begging them to bring me my baby or watching tv bored out of my mind (in general, 4am does not tend to have good shows on) but rather being able to be on my computer seeing the pictures of my little brothers wedding I missed yesterday and sharing the picture of my reason for missing it!

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Mae - I haven't checked in on the DDC since I posted that Amelia had arrived, and I'm so glad to see you here on the postpartum chat! Not to mention, I'm so glad to be here myself!!!

I'm still feeling a lot of nausea whenever I take off my belly binder and especially when I'm walking around. I'm also having some pretty bad pain on the right side of my lower back, and wicked sore nipples... feels like she's just chomping on them instead of sucking. I think her mouth is just so small that she can't get enough of my nipple in there. It's the worst at night... think I'm going to try and contact the local branch of La Leche League...

Any other suggestions?

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Hi ladies! Glad to see so many of you in here!

HDM: Hope you start feeling like yourself soon! Maybe you could try different positions?

MP: Hey! I was starving after my birth as well, but couldn't concentrate enough to eat a full meal for a whole day!

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I give my son 2 baths a week, on Sunday and Wednesday. He has such dry skin and doesn't ever start smelling, so I don't really see the necessity of more baths at this time. Nursing is still going good, but we had to spend some time learning patience, for both of us. I didn't realize that by pulling him off before he unlatched himself was depriving him of the heavy hindmilk he needs, until his poos started turning a spinachy green. He is still super content, and now we are back to a yellow-curd, there is still some lingering green an I worry a little all the time! But he has gained over a pound in his 16 days here, and is still such a delight that I make myself reel it in. We seem to have skipped the baby blues, and he has been picking up his head for longer periods every day. He likes to scoot himself when laying on his belly on us. He can scoot up and down and has learned how to stick his hands under his chin to support his heavy head! I am so impressed and so in love with my DS that I can hardly believe how fortunate we are to have him in our life!

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Mae - I haven't checked in on the DDC since I posted that Amelia had arrived, and I'm so glad to see you here on the postpartum chat! Not to mention, I'm so glad to be here myself!!!

I'm still feeling a lot of nausea whenever I take off my belly binder and especially when I'm walking around. I'm also having some pretty bad pain on the right side of my lower back, and wicked sore nipples... feels like she's just chomping on them instead of sucking. I think her mouth is just so small that she can't get enough of my nipple in there. It's the worst at night... think I'm going to try and contact the local branch of La Leche League...

Any other suggestions?
I have large nipples and both my lactation consultant and the breastfeeding doctor I went to said it will take a month or so before baby's mouth is big enough to handle my nipple. Unfortunately, other than changing positions, there's nothing you can do. Well, you could try a nipple shield but my nipples are so big that the standard shield wouldn't even fit. My lactation consultant said that large nipples are the one thing the lactation world struggles with and they don't have any good solutions.

Oh, and my doctor also told me pain is worse at night. I alternate Advil and Tylenol throughout the night to help with the pain. Breastfeeding pain sucks!

Bri-Your baby's latest latch sounds promising. It's normal in early breastfeeding to feel some pain when the baby latches on and for the first few sucks while he/she is getting the milk going. Then once the flow is going, the pain should subside if the latch is good, which is sounds like is happening for you.

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Hurting during the latch and then going away can be a sign of a scab cracking. I had a bad few days with my right boob, but Dr. Newman's all-purpose nipple ointment and gel soothie pads healed it in 36 hours.

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