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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-15-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Maurine
I am reading the threads right now for some...

I am reading the threads right now for some advice of my own about my DS's sleep issues, but I wanted to quickly post...you may be asking him to sleep too much.  6:30-6:30 plus naps is a lot of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-11-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Maurine
DS hated his infant car seat until 4 months when...

DS hated his infant car seat until 4 months when we switched to a convertible car seat out of desperation. I had heard that sometimes babies like them better, and it TOTALLY worked! He was much...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-21-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By Maurine
We bounce to sleep as well.  But maybe there is...

We bounce to sleep as well.  But maybe there is hope...I've found that it's taking less and less time!  DS is 4 months.  We now swaddle him and put him in the ring sling (facing us, with leg pouch...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-19-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Maurine
Everything that's been said above is true. I...

Everything that's been said above is true. I just wanted to post that it does get better! Check in with your midwife or doctor about post partum depression....but know that I too cried a lot in the...
Forum: August 2011   09-22-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Maurine
Yes!  I asked the Pediatrician and she said only...

Yes!  I asked the Pediatrician and she said only if it looked like a crater was it a problem.  A dip is fine.  Phin's gets that way when he's upright too.  :)
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-04-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Maurine
The good thing is that I think the reflux has...

The good thing is that I think the reflux has improved.  He is gaining about 7 ounces a week or sometimes more, so I think I am getting enough milk into him...it's just a huge effort of nursing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-01-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Maurine
Thanks for the reply.  It's such a catch-22...

Thanks for the reply.  It's such a catch-22 isn't it?  That's what I am stuck on...if I start supplementing (I have maybe a week's worth of extra frozen breast milk but after that I would need to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-31-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Maurine
Oh, Bree!  I've been hanging out on this forum...

Oh, Bree!  I've been hanging out on this forum as well.  I don't have any insight but ((hugs)).  You are so amazing and so committed!  Your LO is a lucky, lucky little person.  :)  Hang in there...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-31-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Maurine
I can't believe I was asking if I should wean...

I can't believe I was asking if I should wean off Domperidone only a few weeks ago!  My 6 week old is still gaining weight well, but for the past week or so has been almost constantly nursing, and...
Forum: August 2011   08-30-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By Maurine
I put my co-sleeper on an incline by taking off...

I put my co-sleeper on an incline by taking off one set of risers at the foot.  Totally improper I am sure, but it seems to help with Phin's (same name!) spitting up.  That said, he still sleeps in...
Forum: August 2011   08-24-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Maurine
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Tear78 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1326721/allergy-reflux-hindmilk-issue-x-posted#post_16620599)
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-23-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By Maurine
Should I?  Baby is 5 weeks.  I've been on them...

Should I?  Baby is 5 weeks.  I've been on them for over two weeks now and my supply is finally normal.  Not huge, but enough to feed bambino and he's gaining weight and nursing fairly well (but...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-22-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By Maurine
Thanks!  Yes, I doubt it's oversupply.  But...

Thanks!  Yes, I doubt it's oversupply.  But regardless we are starting him on a pacifier just to let him suck sometimes.  He spits up when he nurses for too long so I think he might be getting too...
Forum: August 2011   08-22-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Maurine
That would be so crazy if it were oversupply for...

That would be so crazy if it were oversupply for me, seeing where I came from at the beginning of all this.  He does have a ton of wet diapers (I don't even count them anymore.  He's pretty much...
Forum: August 2011   08-22-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Maurine
I posted this in Breastfeeding Challenges, but I...

I posted this in Breastfeeding Challenges, but I am wondering if any of my fellow August Mamas has any insight?  We've got greenish, mucousy poops and a fussy baby...
Thanks!!  :)
 ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-21-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By Maurine
Hi ladies.  First time posting to this...

Hi ladies.  First time posting to this forum...but I should have sooner!  Long story short, we've had a challenging first month with my LO.  Tongue tie (fixed), milk not in until day 5, low supply...
Forum: August 2011   08-18-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Maurine
You have my love and support!  I have a bunch of...

You have my love and support!  I have a bunch of affirmations on my wall right now including:  patience, go with the flow, my breasts are sustaining life, and Let Go and Let God.  I am not a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-12-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,041
Posted By Maurine
Here is P!!  I had an awesome natural hospital...

Here is P!!  I had an awesome natural hospital birth.  Labor was 4.5 hours (no early labor, just wham! right into 1 min contractions 2 min apart, water broke 20 min later, and we were at the...
Forum: August 2011   08-10-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,584
Posted By Maurine
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by FischK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: August 2011   08-08-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,584
Posted By Maurine
Hey everyone.  Thanks for all your words of love...

Hey everyone.  Thanks for all your words of love and support!  I've been totally amazed at how many other people are going through/have gone through the bf'ing struggles I am facing.  The good...
Forum: August 2011   07-28-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,584
Posted By Maurine
Here are some pics!  He is wonderful.  A great,...

Here are some pics!  He is wonderful.  A great, great baby.
 
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/34114/width/260/height/215...
Forum: August 2011   07-28-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,584
Posted By Maurine
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Tear78 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1322570/baby-is-here/40#post_16571263)



lol, I...
Forum: August 2011   07-22-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,584
Posted By Maurine
Hi all!  We got back from the hospital last...

Hi all!  We got back from the hospital last night.  Everyone is doing beautifully and we're healthy and happy.  I went into labor late Tuesday night and 4.5 hours later he was born!  It was wild. ...
Forum: August 2011   07-19-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 731
Posted By Maurine
Anyone feeling a little anxious about having...

Anyone feeling a little anxious about having enough energy for birth?  I felt pretty great 2 weeks ago, but now I can barely walk for 10 minutes without feeling like I want to nap.
Forum: August 2011   07-19-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Maurine
I wish I could send you some of my baby...

I wish I could send you some of my baby clothes!  I inherited two baby boy's worth of clothing, and I have a drawer FULL of 0-6 onesies.  Both short and long sleeve together it's probably well over...
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