Routine doesn't really happen so early. My son ate every 1-2 hours at 5 weeks. At that age they are growing sooo much. My son is now 14 months and still wakes at night and has never slept well in his crib. One thing that worked well until he got too big for it was the newborn rock n play sleeper (you can get them at walmart, target, etc... for about $55 but so worth the money). We used that till about 6.5 months when he would try to climb out in his sleep.View Thread
Agreed with the poster above.Regarding the other information about the transfusion it sounds like She may have been RH negative and you may have been RH positive. Usually mothers will receive a rhogam shot to help prevent any adverse affects. This may or may not have taken place with your mom. You may try looking up information regarding that as well.View Thread
totally normal. I have an inhalor and when I use it my heart does the same thing. I also get a little shaky due to it as well. Its a common side effect. No need to do anything at this point.View Thread
Therealdad while its your opinion to wake them up by sirens just because they don't sleep in cribs or have some issues sleeping at night does not mean that they will grow up to be horrible people. Sleep has nothing to do with if that person is going to be good bad or indifferent. Stability, education, common sense, etc... is whats needed not sirens. I am a very strong minded and kind hearted person but you better bet that when it comes to family that I will defend mine and my child will grow up respectful and family oriented and will be able to defend himself and anyone that comes at him. He will be educated (not on drugs or alcohol because he will be taught what happens as a result of these things) and will provide for himself when he becomes an adult and this has nothing to do with whether he sleeps in his crib or somewhere else. Being respectful of others is important and not badgering them because they care how their children are affected does not make them bad people or weak. Hear are my two cents. This is not the valley of death and you do not need to survive a crib to survive in life.View Thread
its different for every baby and it also depends on how old baby is. My son is a breast milk only baby but when we added solids his bm changed. And he is very smelly lol. It is common when you switch to formula to have an impact with bm's while they are getting used to it. You may also find as she takes more formula that her bm's could have a few days in between at times. Its also possible that if it continues to be liquidy (usually with formula its more formed than liquidy because sometimes its constipation over the other) it could be an intolerance to the soy. Keep at it for a few weeks and if she seems upset a lot or vomitting more than usual she may need to take a soy free lactose free formula.View Thread
At this age kids start growing at different rates in height and weight. They all get growth spurts at different times. My nephew is 3 weeks (just under) older than my son and there is a huge height and weight difference. My son at 11 months was 30" and 22lb11oz. He just went through a growth spurt at that time. My nephew though is quite a bit taller and bigger in general. He was prob 22lb at 6 months. Developmentally though my son is very smart and ahead of the game on a lot of stuff. Your son may just end up having a late growth spurt or just be on the small side for a while. Are you and your sig other short? Or any other children? My son is bigger than my uncles daughter who is a few months younger and my friends son who is 7 months older.View Thread
Try something without cows milk or soy in it. There aren't many kinds but it may be that he is having some digestion problems with the milk. my son refused to eat baby foods after trying a stage 3 baby food and he had a bad reaction (diarrhea so bad that his little tush was bright red and then blistered by the next day).We can get him to eat some of the stage two purees but now he is more healthy table food now that he turned one this past sunday. See if the provider can give you some information about lactose free formula. A lot of babies who have issues with the regular formular also have issues with soy as I have found out. There are others out there. Also could be a consistency issue. Maybe try doing the formula mixed with rice cereal or oatmeal and feed that to him and see if he will eat it.View Thread
Carson stayed eating every two hours till he was about 3 months and then it started spacing out a bit. He at about 3 oz (pumped milk). Time is all you can do. Its tiring I know. My son has only slept through the night once since he was born and he turn a year old on sunday. He wakes up anywhere from 1-4 times a night still. If she is growing appropriately then the only thing is to wait and let her decide when she is ready to eat more. Every baby is different. You could try setting up 3 oz and try from there and make sure that she is burped often because sometimes that can be the issue as well.View Thread
may be having a little bit of constipation if straining. It can be normal for some babies not to go every day esp formula fed babies. When carson hit about 2 months even though he had breastmilk only he had bouts where he would not go but every 3-4 days. Then when he would switch to every day.Has she been super fussy at all?View Thread
Because babies are fun . I had 6 months m/c before I got pregnant with carson and I had also been told clear back when i was 14 that due to having pcos it could be very difficult to conceive if at all so I am very thankful for my little man. I hope at some point we are able to conceive again but if not I am thankful it has happened at least once. Carson was 30" and 22lb 11oz at an appointment to check his ears a few weeks ago. We had to buy new cars seats because the infant car seat has a max height of 30" and the one convertable one we had you can only rear face till 29" so it became kind of useless till you hit one. So new carseats. The one we chose goes from 4lb-70lb so atleast we know he will fit and we can rear face longer since the recommendation is now to rear face longer.I wish I had a seat like it haha. I can't believe my little man will be one on sunday (we are celebrating his birthday the day before because his birthday falls on easter this year).View Thread
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