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Well just wanted to check in with my fellow October 2006 Mamas to say Happy May Day and see how you all are doing. I missed the March thread... and the February one... and possibly January... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Duck"><br><br>
Anyway, DD is growing well and I have to say that everyone keeps telling me, "You know, not all babies are that easy." She is very sociable and loves people- though she started getting scared of strangers around 5 months, and meeting other social milestones early. She STILL doesn't like to roll over, though she's done it enough times that we know she can do it. But she scoots forward like a champ and I'm not sure what to do with the cords from my laptop- I work on the floor and anyway even if I didn't she's always with me.<br><br>
They say they don't really pick up small things yet but my DD can pick up and grasp any object. Or tip over any cup. With the scooting, she has become a danger to herself. I need to figure out how to deal with our extension cord problem NOW. We live in a poor country so any advice on home remedies for extension cords is welcome.<br><br>
She is a tall baby, so although her 6 mo-1 yr pants fit her around the waist, they are already too short! It's kind of cute. The funny thing is, her cousins who were born around the same time as her were all BIGGER than her at the same ages! I guess we have some giant in-laws these days because they make 'em small in my family.<br><br>
I lost my wrap in a taxi but luckily had ordered some podaegis and mei tai to try out. I love the po's but the mei tai seems to pull at my neck, and has too many straps for me to figure out. Maybe I'm using it wrong but it seems really hard to put on, harder than the po or the wrap.<br><br>
My hair is still falling out but not as bad as it was before. And short hairs have started to grow back, hallelujiah. DD's hair is getting darker and darker- it will never be black like mine but it's sure to be almost-black-brown like DH's. She is a copy of DH.<br><br>
She's still breastfeeding, I'm still leaking, and I haven't given her any foods yet but I'm thinking of letting her try to kind of gnaw on a carrot. She doesn't need it but I want her to participate at mealtimes since she's become very interested in the food and being a part of what we're doing. What do you think? She doesn't have any teeth (I guess they get them late in DH's family, around a year or so for the first tooth!).<br><br>
Hmmm... any other updates... oh, can I tell you how much I am enjoying seeing her in her summer clothes, and enjoying her naked little body? I just love those naked legs, those little belly rolls, the elbow-dimples, that little tuft of a curl that pretends to be a head of hair, and her (inverted) nipples. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I really missed it through the cold winter and kept thinking, next baby's gonna be a summer baby for sure! But now I get to enjoy this seven-month-old body and what a joy it is.
 

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just thought id bump the thread up so people see the may one<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> as for the extension cords- have you seen those things that you can wrap around them , making them into one big cord...hmm that sounds a bit confusing...you could use plastic ties to tie them together and wrap them or cover them with furniture... im no help- i just put the furniture in front of outlets and such<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Oh thank you but now I've double posted... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Teehee.<br><br>
Our outlets are high up on the walls- mercifully, the people who lived here before us also had kids. However, we don't have enough so must use extension cords. I don't really know what you are talking about but I am guessing... plastic something. I would like to, but all we have is regular plastic bags and stuff and DD LOVES the crinkly sound they make so that's the last thing I'd want to do. Maybe a cardboard "house"?
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wave"> Hi everyone! Ive never posted in any of the Oct 06 threads......but figured Ill start here! Rafiq is growing so fast! I just saw him roll from his tummy to back yesterday (even though my husband says hes been doing that all along <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug">) so he rolls both ways now. He goes on all fours and kinda rocks from forward and back, so cute! No crawling yet though. Hes the most wonderful easy going baby. He lets me know when he wakes up if Im not in the room by shouting <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">. He says mamamama and babababab. Oh yeah and he learned how to clap!!<br><br>
He loves tags! and paper, crinkly plastic, cardboard, the phone (starts smiling and wiggling with excitement!), the remote.<br><br>
He is quite afraid of men (if they try to hold him) for some reason, probably because he hardly sees any. Hes a real chub and weighs 21 lbs!<br><br>
We have been having a projectile throw up issue for a while though. I cant figure out what could be causing that. It could be: Dairy? I didnt cut it out (SO HARD!!) but cut down, strawberries? (both times I ate a ton he threw up). He rarely cries but if he does he gets worked up very fast (within 30 seconds!) and throws up too! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> Im not too worried because he is gaining weight (VERY well) and feeling great. Just worried about the laundry!<br><br>
I have no sling atm which really is making my life so difficult. I had a moby but he really is just too heavy for it and it breaks my back. He also isnot falling asleep by nursing lately and wants to be in the sling so I have no choice but to break my back. I got a patapum but for some reason it is taking forever to come! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blahblah.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blah blah">
 

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NO, not all babies are easy.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> I've had one laid back easy little guy inbetween my not so easy babies. I actually said the universe would not give me another high needs baby before I got preg with Jove, I'm sure I could even find the post here I said it on, well I was wrong. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> He is sweet and wonderful though and his personality makes his highneediness (sure that's not a word) much easier to deal with, plus he's super cute.<br>
We haven't started solids but I think he's ready, I really wanted to hold off longer but I don't know. He's started to get pissed when we are eating and he's not getting any. He really enjoys the teething tablets, he chews them (how the hell are you supposed get them to keep them under their tongues or let you put it under there in the first place<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: ). So it does seem he's ready.<br>
A wonderful mama on here gifted me a baby bjorn carrier and he LOVES it! I like the mei tie more but he wins out.<br>
I needs to sart thinking about cords as well. He isn't quite crawling but he can get where he wants to pretty quickly. He is so close to crawling but he has started lifting his legs all the way up and he might do that kind of walk crawl thing instead of a knee crawl. I guess we'll see.<br>
The teething continues....... aaarrggghhhh.<br>
It's so nice to read what all of the other October babes are up to!
 

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Glad to see new thread. We are doing pretty good here. Gabrielle is off O2 during the day, just started this on Sunday, she is handling it well so far, her coughing has increased some, today she has coughed more then she has in a while. I'm just playing around with it, I might end up putting her back on this afternoon, depends how she sounds.<br><br>
She is rolling over completely now and sometimes she'll even lift herself up with her arms all the way out. We were advised to get a Bumbo seat to help with her poor muscle tone, she hates it, DD1 is currently sitting in it instead. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
Gabrielle is still a very friendly baby, loves to smile at everyone, she has just started to only want me when she is getting sleepy or just woke up. She is officially in all 6/9 month clothes and even a few smaller 12m, she is pretty small so I felt that was a huge step forward. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> She likes to talk, which is happy yelling, she can make a lot of noise. She thinks her older sister is just the greatest thing, she laughs and smiles at her all the time. Gabrielle still isn't that fond of the car so I have DD1 sitting behind her in the third row so that DD1 can talk and sing to her, that works sometimes.<br><br>
Gabrielle's fav carrier is my onbu, which I use like a front carrier, she doesn't have the muscle tone to go on my back yet. She sometimes will go in my pouch facing out, but has been getting mad because she can't move her legs. I can't tell you how nice it is go go out, wear her, and not have to have an O2 tank slung over a shoulder. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: After 30 minutes, everything would start to get so heavy. We went shopping yesterday and I felt so free! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
I am starting to get out and do more. I didn't leave the house for months except to go to docs and hospitals, I had friends, relatives, Dh take DD1 places. I'm starting to take her to the park (which is where we are headed after DD2 wakes up from a nap), I managed to take her to dance yesterday which is 40 miles away all by myself! This is huge for us. I almost feel like I lost 6 months of my life. DD1 is still watching way too much TV, just mainly now while Gabrielle naps, she is a very light sleeper and I hold her for all her naps, DD1 bouncing around wakes up her and the only way to keep DD1 quiet is to park her in front of the TV. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"><br><br>
No teeth yet, we did have two nights recently where Gabrielle just cried and cried so they must be coming. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/gloomy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Gloomy">: She wants to eat so bad, she sees me eating my food and just screams at me. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> Nothing distracts her, but she is not ready yet, she doesn't sit up, have any teeth, still has the tongue thrust... I need more many more milestones before I'll give her food.<br><br>
Gabrielle is a snuggly baby, just content to be held all day, she will lay down on the floor for short little periods, but is happy as a clam just being carried around. She really is an easy baby, well if it wasn't for all of her health issues. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: DD1 was NOT an easy baby, sometimes I wondered who cried more her first year of life, me or her. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> So I feel for you moms who are going through that with this baby.<br><br>
K, DD2 is stirring so it's off to the park!
 

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Miles is now 7th months old!!! I didn't get a chance to mention it yesterday because I was too focused on my sore boobie.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> I still feel sickly but the AB are working. Miles has begun assuming the crawling position but either rocks or moves backwards! It's so funny! I think his top teeth are coming in, he's drooly and bitey (is that a word?) again.<br><br>
It's such a relief to hear about all the paper munching babies out there! Miles isn't alone in his little baby addiction. 'Oooh feel it crinkle, hear it rip and tear, munch on it 'til tender pieces dissolve into my mouth...yummy...now some bm to wash it down!" Looks around for mama.
 

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Another paper eater here, Gabrielle LOVES it. She gets so excited at the sight of paper, her little legs are kicking, she is yelling, it's pretty darn cute. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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Woweeeeee! It's May!! This year is just zooming past! Our babies sure are growing, aren't they?<br><br>
Our news this week...Brady has a hernia (inguinal hernia <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> ) and has to have surgery, which probably won't be scheduled until June. Argh! He loves the Bjorn, but now I'm over conscious and afraid that carrying him that way will somehow affect the hernia...anyone know anything about that?<br><br>
Last WBV, he was a (to me, at least) hefty 14 pounds 8 ounces. DS1 was so tiny, so this guy's a monster to me! He's loving the little bits of food he's tried; he seems to prefer the purees (or mashed) foods over the bigger bits of food and he can eat, eat, eat that little guy of mine!!<br><br>
Still no desire to roll over from back to front, but he hates tummy time so much he immediately rolls from front to back when placed on his tummy! DR thinks he'll forego crawling and go right to walking. EEEK!!!<br><br>
Loving the warm weather and getting out a lot. And, I'm loving letting him go barefoot so I can nibble his delicous little toes!!<br><br>
Two teeth are working their way in, both on the bottom, and both super sharp! His smiles are even cuter now with those two little pearls popping out!<br><br>
He's such a sweet and easy baby, a huge contrast to DS1 who was difficult and high needs to the hilt, and loves to cuddle, snuggle, smile, and play. We were blowing raspberries on his tummy the other day and he let out the most hilarious, delightful belly laughs. Of course, when we tried again later, he showed us that we played out that trick, and only gave us tiny giggles. He's such a character, and it's so much fun to get to know his character better.
 

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Wassawifey- Don't know if I mentioned it but I love your son's name. It's so sweet- I knew a man named Rafiq in Russia. Anyway... everyone told me that I needed to cut milk COMPLETELY to see any effects. It was very hard but I did it for three weeks and... nothing. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> But if you really suspect it's milk, you can't just cut down, because one little protein is enough, they say.<br><br>
As for the wrap... I found that the podaegi was WAAAAY easier to wear and much better on my back than the wrap. I've carried DD for hours at a time in it. I hope your papatum works! If not maybe you can find someone to see if you are wearing them properly?<br><br>
Peony: "She is rolling over completely now and sometimes she'll even lift herself up with her arms all the way out."<br><br>
Well I haven't really followed your struggle but that sounds fantastic in terms of muscle tone! Really great! So that's only a couple months behind and it's moving forward, which means in the long run you're really looking at very little noticeable difference. I'm so happy to hear that. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
"highneediness (sure that's not a word)"<br><br>
Now it is. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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Peony: "She is rolling over completely now and sometimes she'll even lift herself up with her arms all the way out."<br><br>
Well I haven't really followed your struggle but that sounds fantastic in terms of muscle tone! Really great! So that's only a couple months behind and it's moving forward, which means in the long run you're really looking at very little noticeable difference. I'm so happy to hear that. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
"highneediness (sure that's not a word)"<br><br>
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Gabrielle fell back asleep so still here waiting for her to wake up to go to the park. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> Yeah, she is doing good and is just a couple months behind in terms of muscle tone and some other things. She was full term and healthy at birth but got pertussis when she was 3 weeks old, she was very sick for a very long time, and we are playing catch up on many things. Long term wise she should be fine, we will just notice delays for a while, and then she more then likely will have lung issues for a while, don't know how long on that.
 

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We have been having a projectile throw up issue for a while though. I cant figure out what could be causing that. It could be: Dairy? I didnt cut it out (SO HARD!!) but cut down, strawberries? (both times I ate a ton he threw up). He rarely cries but if he does he gets worked up very fast (within 30 seconds!) and throws up too! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> Im not too worried because he is gaining weight (VERY well) and feeling great. Just worried about the laundry!<br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blahblah.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blah blah"></div>
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I had to give up milk with my son and it was hard for me! I couldn't believe how much I was addicted to milk! Milk and cookies, cereal, graham crackers. I had serious withdrawls. But I discovered that tea was a good substitute. Plus it forced me to start taking my prenatals again<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> ... When I finally thought he may have outgrown it he puked all over me really well! So it was back to no more milk for me! Experiment!
 

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Quentin is sitting in front of me eating an apple core so . . . we have started some solids. I have given him several fruits in a mesh teether (apples, mangos, bananas and peaches) and he LOVES it. I really needed something to help keep him occupied while I get dinner ready (also he's teething big time). I think he's ready for more than just tastes now, though. I have also tried black beans, avacado and peas - he's not as enthusiastic about those. LLL is meeting Friday and will be talking about starting solids so I will hopefully get some good input from them. This delaying solids thing is new to me so I'm second guessing my self (thinking SHOULD I give him cereal??? or get some jars of baby food - does he NEED it???)<br><br>
He now has 3 teeth through the gums with another sure to come through tomorrow.<br><br>
No crawling here, though he does move to lean on his hands when he is trying to reach something.<br><br>
He is currently into little screams and I "scream" back - he thinks it's funny. He just LOVES his older brother now and is very entertained (but sometimes injured <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> ) by him.<br><br>
He's up 3 times a night to nurse and then goes back to sleep (goes down around 7pm and gets up between 6-8am) Is anyone trying to NOT nurse at night? He seems hungry, but it's starting to wear on me. I'm hoping he'll start sleeping through the night soon.
 

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I got my patapum today!!!!! WOOOHOOOO!! I was really struggling and killing myself using the moby. I like it so far although its not as comfortable on my back. Ill have to try again. Rafiq likes it too but hes not too picky really with anything. Hes sleepng in it right now!<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div style="font-style:italic;">Wassawifey- Don't know if I mentioned it but I love your son's name. It's so sweet- I knew a man named Rafiq in Russia. Anyway... everyone told me that I needed to cut milk COMPLETELY to see any effects. It was very hard but I did it for three weeks and... nothing. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> But if you really suspect it's milk, you can't just cut down, because one little protein is enough, they say.<br><br>
As for the wrap... I found that the podaegi was WAAAAY easier to wear and much better on my back than the wrap. I've carried DD for hours at a time in it. I hope your papatum works! If not maybe you can find someone to see if you are wearing them properly?</div>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I had to give up milk with my son and it was hard for me! I couldn't believe how much I was addicted to milk! Milk and cookies, cereal, graham crackers. I had serious withdrawls. But I discovered that tea was a good substitute. Plus it forced me to start taking my prenatals again<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> ... When I finally thought he may have outgrown it he puked all over me really well! So it was back to no more milk for me! Experiment!</div>
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So it was the dairy thing for you too, huh! Maybe I should just take the plunge! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> How often would he do it?<br>
My gosh, I dont take my prenatals anymore! I ran out and never got a refill! Maybe I should go get some more!?<br><br>
Rafiq nurses a few times a night. I dont mind at all if thats what he wants. Sometimes I wake up and Im so full I try to give it to him even if hes asleep!<br><br>
Jule: dont doubt yourself! Im sure he doesnt need cereal and jarred food! I havent started any solids yet, I dont feel he is ready. I did give him a piece of cucumber to gnaw on, he liked it since it was cold. I dont think he is really teething yet either!
 

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Collin has been sick for over a week <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/sneeze.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Sneeze">: and I finally caved today and agreed to antibiotics <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Duck">: starting today. Was I wrong? He's had a horrible cough (wakes himself up), running nose (green snot), and low-grade fever since LAST Tuesday. He took the medicine really well..no spitting up!<br><br>
Solid foods...going ok. He loves avocado and his brown rice cereal, but is NOT a fan of sweet potato! I makes the worst faces when we give it to him. We tried a little bit for 5 days, but he just hates it, so we are taking it out. Next up is bananas or applesauce. Don't know which; we're going to wait till he's better to re-start solids.<br><br>
My SIL had her baby last Tuesday. She wanted a completely natural birth, but ended up with an epidural, picodin AND eventually a c-section. GRRR! Silly hospital.<br><br>
Our baby monitor is driving me crazy. I hate it so much. It's the Fisher Price Lights N Sounds and it's sooooo staticy, it picks up radio stations, truckers, etc. I want to return it and get a different one, but I'm not sure if I can? I'm going to see if I kept the box...<br><br>
Other than that, we've been enjoying the lovely weather we have been having.
 

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Jule~ I see you have a Miles too! My little guy shows no real interest in being done nursing during the night. However, during this mastitis thing I've noticed that he sleeps for longer stretches with just Daddy. When it's just he and I (which it usually is) he's up twice as much.<br><br>
We have a weird schedule anyway, the earliest we tend to go to bed is 11pm and he's up frequently throughout the whole night with a long stretch of sleep in the morning (long being over 2 hours and sometimes I can sneak away). My grandma would roll over..<br><br>
Ok, here's a touch question: Anybody let their baby sleep on their tummy? I do. Miles sleeps better and he can get in that position on his own nowadays.
 

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i always put her to sleep the same, side-lying and nursing, and she ALWAYS promtly rolls onto her tummy when she is done nursing, and ready to sleep. i figure shes okay... i have a super baggy sheet on sometimes, and i just make sure its pulled nice and tight. and i put pilloes all around her about a foot away, i dont know why. since shes not a super roller in bed...
 

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Wassawifey- No, I meant it <i>wasn't</i> milk for me, nothing as in, no effect. At least I know I tried everything. I also eliminated all sources of soy... that also had no effect. My DD had green poops, no spit up or throw up. Finally I am eating just as before and it's gone. She still has bizarre bowel patterns sometimes but at least it's yellow.<br><br>
You really should be taking your prenatals, though. You are still building a baby, only outside of your body!!! That takes up to 500 calories a day and a lot of vitamins. Try to get a good food-based vitamin so it will be well absorbed.<br><br>
Mamalocs: I do. In her cradle she sleeps on her back- it's a special cradle unique to this area of the world and you can't sleep on your stomach in it. But when she's taking naps or with me, depending on how she seems to like it, I put her on her stomach. I just make sure she has room to breathe.
 

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Jove won't sleep on his belly. I tried when he was younger to see if he woud take longer naps that way but nope he didn't like it. I wonder if it's because he was posterior the last couple months in utero (during labor too , ouch). But I think even mainstream advice is that once they can get on their bellies themselves it's fine.
 

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Wow, posterior labour? Did he turn at all or was he born like that? Props to the mama!<br><br>
My DD loves her tummy naps sometimes, but she hates waking up on her tummy.
 
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