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... te his reaction to foods, and more importantly new foods. I now have a happy 16 month old, but he certainly has a personality all his own. I also got the "some babies are fussier than others" lecture, and I know I acted like a neurotic mother. You surely deserve a full assessment of the situation. ... (3 replies)
... on. This will go on for indefinite periods of time, and not necessarily stop when he gets picked up. When I have mentioned it to his physician they say, "some babies are fussier than others" I feel this is more than a fussy baby and don't know where to turn. The rare times he is happy he is adorable. ... (3 replies)
... iden will be ahppy and the next not so of course he comes forst and if he is unhappy on a work day i will not go in. But its very hard and even though its only one day a week i am still trying to get used to it. ... (250 replies)

... Kierrasmommy, It's good that you are considering couselling, how about weekends? These issues obiously make you unhappy, so you should make it number #1, also what you can do is initially see a counsellor by yourself, and then have your DH join in. It will also give you a chance to see how you like the person you'd be working with. When I was in school, we were given 4... (466 replies)
... Hi guys.... just wanted to drop by for a quick hello. DS is sleeping. :bouncing: Hes doing better at night now. DH is actually taking the first half of the night so that I can get some sleep. YAY for DH!!!!!! :rolleyes: I was giving him formula at night to help him sleep a bit better. But thats not working out too well. Its tough feeding him, then having him awake for an... (85 replies)
... I am truly so sorry about your DH situation...I know what it's like to be so unhappy to have thoughts of leaving run through my mind. ... (466 replies)
... Hi all, Well, just a quick note. Kaden tried Sweet Potatoes on Saturday...he was eating his cereal and started getting fussy half way through and I knew he wasn't full yet so I put a teaspoon of sweet potatoes in and mixed it together, well he loved it! He didn't even make any faces, just ate it all up. And he didn't spit up any of it or anything. He is getting so... (466 replies)
... You say he only wakes like that? My girlfriend took her baby to a sleep specialist who said many times babies wake up crying/screaming because they had not been in that place when they went to sleep...he said thats why its good to put them to bed before they actually fall asleep... Try to think of him this way...he loves you so much, and he feels so safe with you that he is... (19 replies)
... his best seller is 'the happiest baby on the block' it talks about how babies arn't really babies until they are 3 months old. that is when thier nerve endings and cognitive skills are up to par. ... (19 replies)
... ing uncomfortably on his bottom so he fusses. Heck if I now had to endure teething, growing, learning, ect the ways baby do so fast, I'd be grumpy too! lol Some babies and children AND adults are more sensitive than others to stimuli, pain..ect Who knows... ... (19 replies)
... Also my mom is always willing to watch him, however she believes babies cry when they are hungry, so she is really no help since all she does is feed him. DH and I take turns with him. ... (19 replies)
... I agree that a trip to the pediatrician should be done for a full check up,WITH blood work.while most babies tend to cry alot, this seems to be just a little bit much.There could be some sort of medical reason for this. ... (19 replies)
... are crying in general. I just get so down and out. Everyone knows him as an unhappy baby already. Everyone else I know has these happy babies that are always smiling and cooing. Mine is a month old and does not smile. I think he is so unhappy that he won't. I try not to let these feelings on to him. ... (19 replies)
... nt worry about it, they will crawl when ready! I wouldnt suggest cutting down naps through the day, i tryed that with phoebe and all i ended up with was a wingey unhappy little girl through the day, and she still woke up as much on a night. ... (13 replies)
... I, too, am unhappy with our pediatrician. I think that we will change. After thinking about it, it kind of made me mad that she said that we should let him cry it out. ... (14 replies)
... Thrush is a yeast problem, and it causes pain when they suck. The tell tale sign is usually a white tongue. Breastfed babies normally have a white tongue from all the milk, but if you scrape the white stuff off with your finger and it's red and sore underneath, it's probably thrush. ... (4 replies)
Aug 9, 2006
... Here are things that a child should be doing and shows typical development: At 4 Months babies should: Follow and react to bright colors, movement, and objects Turn toward sounds Show interest in watching people's faces Smile back when you smile At 6 Months: Relate to you with real joy Smile often while playing with you (6 replies)
... I have gotten from him. He is happy and smiles and very rarely giggles or laughs. If he does it is very short. He is a very serious guy and it is not like he is unhappy just not a laugher. I really miss that because when babies giggle and giggle it is so cute. ... (12 replies)
... way more likely to try things differently. We just had a big one about DS's "diaper free" time. DH refused to do it stateing that he's never heard of any other babies getting time without the diaper. I got mad, we yelled and DH still refused. ... (10 replies)
... I've heard of it. My son's ped told us we could start whole milk at 10 months, but I was weary of doing that since my son was on soy formula. We started whole milk about 2 weeks before his 1st birthday and he took to it perfectly. Its basically whatever you feel comfortable with. Doctors can tell you what they RECOMMEND, but as the parent- you are ultimately the one who... (11 replies)

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