It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Infant Care (up to 18 months old) Message Board

Infant Care (up to 18 months old) Board Index

Don't get me wrong, I [B]love[/B] the nursing time DD and I have. In the beginning I never thought we would make it this long and I was sad about it, but am so relieved that both dd and I figured out the whole breast-feeding thing :) That being said, I am the only one that can feed her as she will not take a bottle, nor will she take a pacifier. The pacifier I don't care so much about, and she is finally starting to suck her thumb although it's more because of teething than soothing. The bottle is different though, especially since I am back at work. Thankfully I work close enough to home to be able to go and feed her at lunch, but I anticipate the day that I can go for 8 hours without having to 'think' about her. KWIM?? Of course every moment I am gone I am thinking of her!! This also means that I am the only one that can put her to sleep and the only one that can comfort her when she wakes at night. So, for the reason that I am the only one that can essentially be there for her, I wish I had nipped it in the bud a bit sooner.
On the other hand, my baby is an angel, so good and so happy and I would not trade one moment with her!
Also, her now being 5 months we have just started cereal and we found the Nuby cup which will allow her to get some fluids while I am away, so happily and yes sadly, the day when i can go 8 hours without seeing her in between is nearing!

Hope this explains things. It is not such a bad thing to have them always with you, I think we are the only culture that does not have our baby with us 24/7 !


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:40 AM.

2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!