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April 11th, 2010, 09:59 AM
chloe12's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Hi Ladies!
Things are going well and I can't believe Jack is already almost 3 weeks old..time is flying, and days just run together. I've had a few struggles with breastfeeding since Jack has a horrible latch which caused my nipples to look like a war zone for 2 weeks and I cried every time I fed him because the pain was unbearable. This past week I bought a pump and I've been pumping so they've healed, and I alternate between pumping and BF'ing.
We had a major scare last Saturday, the thing I've most feared came true. We were told by all of the doctor's and nurses to keep Jack on his back as that's the new recommendation, and as apprehensive as I was about it, I did it. Then last Saturday after about 30 mins after his feeding I put him beside us in his bassinette to go to bed and I was laying there watching him, when out of nowhere he projectile vomited and I saw it come back into his mouth and I shot up out of bed and grabbed him, but it was too late, and he was choking...and I mean choking, couldn't breathe. It was terrifying. My husband grabbed him and started performing the baby heimlich maneuver, but Jack was turning purple and vomit was coming out of his nose and bubbles out of his nose, so we ran out of the house and headed for the hospital which was right nearby thankfully. As soon as we got there the nurses grabbed him and started suctioning...I'm so glad it turned out okay, it makes me cry still to think about how the outcome could have been very different and also the look of desperation on his face was horrifying. So he now sleeps on his side in a wedge regardless of what the doctor's recommendations are now to prevent SIDS.

In other news, we finally caught a smile on camera yesterday, so I thought I'd share:

This morning, he was in a smiley mood, so out the camera came!

And a few others:

I'm looking forward to the next flood of babies being born!

Last edited by chloe12; April 13th, 2010 at 01:11 PM. Reason: updated
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April 11th, 2010, 10:43 AM
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he is SO cute!! Bella did that whole vomit/choke thing while we were in the hospital (not as bad as Jack) and freaked me out! I didn't sleep for the rest of the night! lots of babies in my PR sleep bot hon the side and their stomachs...sometimes mommy really does know best. Especially when you need to keep your own sanity.

I'm so sorry you had to experience that!! but, glad all is well with you guys

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April 11th, 2010, 11:12 AM
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Oh my goodness, that would have been so scary!!!!!! Im glad Jack is OK!
He is soooo cute!

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April 11th, 2010, 11:22 AM
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That must have been so scary! Glad he is OK, he's such a cutie pie!!!

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April 11th, 2010, 12:11 PM
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He is adorable. Also my best friend's pedi told her that if her daughter wanted to sleep on her stomach it was fine. Anything that got het to sleep! Also I forgot how many years of practice, he'd only seen 2 cases of SIDS from sleeping on the stomach, and both of those were terrible circumstances for babies in the first place. Glad he is ok, and I'm sure it was scary!

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April 11th, 2010, 01:46 PM
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He's so cute!
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April 11th, 2010, 01:49 PM
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soooooo cute!! he is absolutely adorable!!

*HUGS* I would have freaked out if that happened to us.. Thank god you live near by.. my neice chocked one time when she was with me..it was the scariest thing ever. I am still paranoid around her when she is eating...... thank god everything turned out ok!

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April 11th, 2010, 04:35 PM
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He's absolutely adorable!!

So sorry about the big scare! Glad Jack is ok!

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April 11th, 2010, 09:34 PM
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Wow...I never even thought about that...it is so weird because they do say to let them sleep on their backs, but it does make sense that that would be dangerous... I'm so sorry about the scare. I am glad he is ok now.

He is so cute.

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April 11th, 2010, 09:39 PM
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That sounds absolutely frightening!! So glad that everything is ok...makes me paranoid cause Kaiden is the spitup king!!

Glad pumping is working for you...

SO jealous of that smile, Kaiden still hasnt done that yet - your little guy is adorable!

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April 12th, 2010, 08:04 AM
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glad he's ok!!! must have been soooo scary! he is soooooo cute!! makes me more anxious to meet our next baby.

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April 12th, 2010, 08:08 AM
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He's adorable! Sorry about the scare! I bet that was so frightening. But glad everything is okay.
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April 12th, 2010, 11:43 AM
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OMG that sounds so scary! I'm glad Jack is ok. He's adorable!!!!!!!!

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April 12th, 2010, 01:05 PM
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Wow, how scary!! I'm so glad everything is okay. It really makes me wonder now about them sleeping on their back though...

He is adorable!!!

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April 12th, 2010, 02:41 PM
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I'm sorry you had such a scare!

Your little man is adorable, I love the one with him smiling...too precious!
Blessed Mommy to Fisher and baby#2 Hunter on his way

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April 13th, 2010, 01:12 PM
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Thanks for the kind words about my boy everyone!

I added a video of my little man smiling and cooing!
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