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Forum: February 2014 Playroom April 15th, 2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 53
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: sleeping

I'm jealous of the people who have babies that sleep long stretches of time! Autumn usually sleeps for about three hours in a row. Sometimes it's only two, sometimes we luck out and get four.
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Forum: February 2014 Playroom April 15th, 2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 96
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Reflux

Just an update -- we gave up the rice cereal (seemed to cause more problems than it was worth) and stuck with breastmilk. Zantac seemed to help a little bit, but not much. So last week we switched...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom April 15th, 2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 58
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Baby smiles

Autumn has been smiling for a month now, but it would just be the occasional grin -- at me or DH (usually when she first saw us in the morning), sometimes at her monkey mobile on her swing. Then we...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom April 15th, 2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 39
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Shots and 2 month check up

Yup. Autumn was 9 lbs, 14 oz and 22 inches long. She is small (was born on the smaller end) but "perfectly proportionate" according to our pediatrician. :)

She had all her shots and the...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom March 26th, 2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 96
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Reflux

Thanks Melissa. I have thought about stopping with the breastmilk (she had latch issues, so I have to pump a lot to keep up my supply, which is a challenge) to see if a formula developed to help...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom March 26th, 2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 96
Posted By VioletBlue131
Reflux

Anyone else have a baby with moderate or severe reflux issues? Or had a baby in the past that did? If so, what have you done to deal with it?

Autumn has pretty bad reflux. :( I am...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom March 21st, 2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: wednesday weight gain

In six weeks Autumn gained exactly two pounds, which makes her 8 lbs, 2 oz.
Forum: February 2014 Playroom March 21st, 2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Clothing Sizes and Diapers Sizes

Autumn started off wearing preemie diapers (newborn were just a little too roomy depending on the brand), and is now wearing newborn which fit pretty well. She started off with newborn clothes...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom March 21st, 2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Daycare

I'm a teacher and I decided to take the rest of the school year off. The lack of money really stinks, but it's worth it to spend more time with the baby. I go back in August and will need daycare...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom March 21st, 2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Does your baby like baths?

Autumn hates baths. I'm glad to see that it's possible for a baby to learn to like them (like Cassidy), because I'd really like her to find them less stressful and unpleasant! She does enjoy...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom March 1st, 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By VioletBlue131
What are your views on pacifiers?

Just out of curiosity -- do you use a paci with your little one? Why or why not? For those who have used them with previous children, did it work out well or did you regret it?

I started using a...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom February 20th, 2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Breastfeeding mommas

It's going horribly here. :( Autumn had trouble latching on during the initial few days, so she ended up having to take formula the day we got home from the hospital to avoid dehydration. I've...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom February 10th, 2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Curious??? When did you have your 1st cervical check?

I was checked at 36 weeks and again at 37 weeks. I had her at 38 weeks, so not sure if they were planning to check again that week or not.

Btw, I had ZERO effacement and ZERO dialation the day...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom February 10th, 2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Wake him up or let him sleep??

Ditto to what others said. My pediatrician and my lactation consultant both say that three hours is fine, maybe four once a night (mainly so you can get some rest). After that point, wake them up. ...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom February 10th, 2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 91
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: How are you feeling?

We're doing pretty good. Autumn likes to eat...unfortunately we've had some issues with breastfeeding (thank goodness for lactation consultants -- mine has been very helpful) that we're still...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom February 10th, 2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: My guy is here!!

Congratulations mama! :-)
Forum: February 2014 Playroom February 9th, 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By VioletBlue131
Autumn Rose is Here!

My little one is here! Meet Autumn Rose, born a litle early on January 31st. She weighed 6 lbs, 2 oz.

Labor story -- I was getting ready for bed the evening of January 30th when my water just...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 16th, 2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 113
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: What do you want for Christmas?

I've told people I don't really want anything besides stuff for the baby (since money's tight and those things are the priority), but getting the impression that people are ignoring that. I'd love a...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 16th, 2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By VioletBlue131
What's your going home outfit for the baby?

Have you chosen one yet? We haven't. I do think we'll probably bring a couple of outfits since the weather in North Carolina is very unpredictable in the winter.
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 16th, 2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 98
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: itchy itchy itchy!

I've got some nasty stretch marks on my tummy and they are SO itchy, but I'm itchy all over! I do the cocoa butter/lotion thing to try to relieve it (it does help a tiny bit), but I'm still...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 9th, 2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 122
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: charlie horse pain at the calf muscle

It hasn't happened to me during pregnancy, but I've gotten Charlie horses a few times during my life. And yeah, usually it's some sort of combination involving dehydration, lack of potassium, and...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 1st, 2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 598
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Grandparent won't consider vaccines

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the input/advice. Sorry to stir up any negative emotions or anything -- I really do think everyone's entitled to their own opinion on the matter. I do like that it...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom November 29th, 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 598
Posted By VioletBlue131
Grandparent won't consider vaccines

My OB has recommended that people spending any longer periods of time with the baby during the first eight weeks get the flu and the Tdap vaccines. I have no problem with vaccinations, so DH and I...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom September 19th, 2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 75
Posted By VioletBlue131
Re: Acne

If you see a dermatologist, they can prescribe something (sorry, can't remember the name offhand) that works better than your typical over the counter stuff. It won't be as effective as acne meds...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom September 19th, 2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 129
Posted By VioletBlue131
Is there any point to getting a crib bedding set?

I love how cute the crib quilt/bumper/sheet sets look, but aren't quilts and bumpers increasing the risk of SIDS? If so, what's the point in getting them, exactly? If you've used them before, how? ...
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