Log In Sign Up

WAHOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!


Forum: FTT and Weight Gain Issues

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To FTT and Weight Gain Issues LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
February 7th, 2008, 12:21 PM
Xty's Avatar
Xty Xty is offline
Super Mommy
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 806


Finally, my DD, who has gone down in the growth curve her whole 8 month old life, has gone UP!

Yes, UP!!!


She started at 80% and a month ago at 7 months old was down to 9%. We started a new diet with her then and today she was weighed and is at the 18%!!!!!!!!
Oh my god, I'm soooooooooooo excited and happy.
We knew it would be a good weigh in too. Before you could see each of her ribs when you looked at her back - but about a week ago I noticed that her back was totally smooth now. Her legs are getting that baby chub everyone loves finally. And she's got a little tummy now! Wahoooooooooooooo!
Bottles were making her angry and she was eating less and less (we had been forcing them so long that we think she was getting mad and refusing to eat). So we stopped pushing them and instead made sure to offer cereal three times a day (with a fruit or veggie mixed in for flavor - but the calories are in the cereal). We added corn oil and formula powder to the cereal to up the calories. Luckily she liked the solids, so she eats them up. We've noticed lately she eats a bit more of her bottle too - perhaps she's finally feeling safe to drink it? I'm not sure.
Anyway, just wanted to share our good news and thank you all for the advice you've offered along the last 8 months.
- Xty

__________________
<span style="font-family:Comic Sans MS">Xty</span>
Reply With Quote
  #2  
February 7th, 2008, 02:52 PM
frgsonmysox's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Offutt AFB, NE
Posts: 19,799
Send a message via AIM to frgsonmysox Send a message via MSN to frgsonmysox Send a message via Yahoo to frgsonmysox
Thats awesome!!! I'm glad her weight it going back up! I hope it continues to keep going back up.
__________________
~Beth~ Wife to my Airman Chris, and mommy to: Anthony Nathaniel (8/31/04), Anastasia Fae (8/01/06), Baby C (lost on 10/12/07), David Cillian (7/31/08), Charles George (4/29/10), and Alan Christopher (2/22/12)





My BLOG - A Day In The Life of a Freg (it's a little bit of everything!)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
February 8th, 2008, 12:20 PM
AnnaBananasMom's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 14,475
That's fantastic!!

And I bet you're right about her getting angry at the bottle. DD got so angry at the bottle too. She only ever wanted to have an ounce or two at a time, and I tried to force the rest. She did the same thing with eating eventually. She was a great eater until we started pushing her. Once we eased up on her, she accepted things much better. It's tough not to fall into that trap when you're so concerned about their weight! I hope she continues to improve so you don't have to worry about that again!
__________________
Rosalie, Mommy to Anna (05/06) and Thomas (10/08)


Video Montage of Anna's First Year
Reply With Quote
  #4  
February 9th, 2008, 06:53 PM
Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 41,401
Send a message via Yahoo to nvr.4.gtn
YAY!!!!
__________________

Made by Trish!!!! <3<3<3

Reply With Quote
  #5  
February 11th, 2008, 05:22 PM
Caeden&#39;sMama's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: somewhere over the rainbow
Posts: 1,765
WOW, that's awesome!!! I really hope this trend continues, and your daughter's in the all clear!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
February 12th, 2008, 06:27 AM
1shortmomma's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Posts: 31,538
Send a message via AIM to 1shortmomma Send a message via MSN to 1shortmomma Send a message via Yahoo to 1shortmomma
That is GREAT!!!
__________________
~ Renee ~


Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:02 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0