... She's eating well, so no need to panic too much. Milk is important as it contains plenty of calcium for growing bones. If you want to stop BF, cold turkey will work quite quickly. ... (3 replies)
... Call you insurance and ask if they have a triage nurse call in line.
The one for our insurance was 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have used it a couple times and it was great. Saved us from driving into town. Hope that helps! Good luck. (3 replies)
... We're located in California, we don't have too many on call pediatricians over here. Our pediatrician is open saturday as well. Never thought to check the voicemail so i'll be sure to give the office a call next time! Thanks for all the tips, the wife and I really appreciate it. ... (3 replies)
... I'm just curious as to any alternatives? ... (3 replies)
... My grandson has been bringing his milk back since he was born, five months ago. The important thing we were told was to sit him up when we feed him, as in cradle him. I know this is difficult with twins but feeding lying down is very bad. ... (2 replies)
... s from cow's milk, which not all babies do well with. Its always best to breastfeed, but if not possible, you can change formula to soy formula or something such as Gerbers Soothe. ... (2 replies)
... to like 2oz combined. For 4 days I started pumping in between nursing sessions as well to try to increase my milk supply. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Manchak!
I noticed that my daughter started to get frustrated with the bottle for awhile, too... I just chalked it up to teething. I can feel those little suckers just waiting under the gums to come out and show themselves. I've read where the sucking action causes the gums to ache, so they stop doing it but are still hungry, so they try again, and then it hurts, etc.... (2 replies)
... It's nothing to be concerned about. She's taking more food by eating, so she doesn't need as many bottles. If you are concerned about her not getting enough fluid, try giving bottles of water. With summer, babies need to keep hydrated. ... (2 replies)
... rice cereal. She'll usually have either a fruit or veggie as a snack in late afternoon. Is she not eating as much from the bottle due to eating more food or is this something of a concern? ... (2 replies)
... As long as your child is gaining weight and the doctor isn't concerned, it shouldn't be an issue. Some children are tiny. ... (2 replies)
... a little anxious about how much Lorelei is eating, because she seems to have decreased a little in the past few weeks. I think that it's because she's not eating as much at night, though, and hasn't quite made it all up during the day. Her little stomach can only hold so much at a time! ... (2 replies)
... why would he suddenly stop eating as much? ... (2 replies)
... mia had alot of problems from birth so is on high calorie milk so im a little nervous to wean her off it at nite yet x xi mite start trin her with boiled water and see if its the bottle as a comforter she wants or the milk x x
i think some times you do what is best for you to be able to get some sleep as long as baby is safe and well x she never uses it in day as a comforter... (12 replies)
... hi thanks for the message x i mite try that this week with boiled water instead x so she is not relyin on her milk so much x she is teethin also at min so maybe havin her bottle is helpin her teethinx x x i just know if you mention to docs etc they think its really bad that baby has bottle as a comforter x x
hope your okay anyway and ill let you know how i go on this week x... (12 replies)
... As long as the bottle doesn't have milk or juice it will not cause tooth decay and if you are in the room with her just give her water in a bottle and listen closely to make sure she doesn't choke. We did this with my son and he weaned himself off of it because he didn't want the water anymore. He never threw fits about it though. Good luck! (12 replies)
... mia used to do that with me x x and my boyfriend slept downstairs x she dont do it anymore x we have been to hospital today because mia,s pedeotrition refered herfto have her eyes tested x found out she is long sighted bless her x they got to keep a real close eye on it she may need glasses x anyway talk soon love gem x (12 replies)
... i would imagine it would get better as she is weaned off milk i can imagine how tired you are our four month old son refuses to sleep on his own in his own bed so he sleeps beside me being cuddled most nights but we are starting to fix that now .
i really do hope your little one sleeps better soon .
keep me posted and good luck again:wave: (12 replies)
... hi thanks for that message mia used to have a dummy but has sort of groen out of it her bottle is the only thing she uses at nite to help her sleep and of course her winnie the pooh x i dont just give it to her through the day if she is crying its just at nite x im hopin she will grow out of it as i wean her off her milk its just a hard thing to know what to do x x :wave: (12 replies)
... might work might not as ive had no experience with this i dont know but its worth a shot to help you get some sleep. ... (12 replies)