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    I would probably bottle feed from birth if there is a next time

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    I came across this thread at 11:30pm last night while sitting on the couch with Dd (2) after >12 attempts to resettle her.

    I don't think I'll do anything much different in the newborn stages. I was so relaxed and carefree which I felt made it a very rewarding experience. We followed all the recommendations of a routine, no feeding or rocking to sleep etc and we still have a rubbish sleeper who will only bed share.......we WILL be taking a different approach this time. I actually made enquires today about a sleep consultation at QClass in Bne because I don't know how I am going to manage with a toddler that wont sleep, a baby and a Dh that works nights. What the heck was I thinking ;-)
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    I wouldn't change much second time round.. Except maybe not persisting with breastfeeding for 4 days in hospital with milk that did not arrive till day 6 after elective c section. She was starving by day 3. I again would have an elective c section.. Bottle feed right from the start.. Express a little colostrum at the start. My bub was sleeping from 7pm to 6pm from about 3 months so would repeat the quite strict routine and training bub to self settle right from week one by not rocking or feeding to sleep.

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    Lactogenesis II is the stage of milk production after the colostrum. Your body begins to produce the next milk after the birth of the placenta and can take up to 3 days. After C Sections this can be delayed for up to 72 hours longer than vaginal births.
    Can you tell what class I'm up to in my degree??

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    Hi my name is Emma I'm 26 weeks and 1 day pregnant and I just found out my little girl is small for dates should I be worried or is that a normal thing? Can anyone help me out here

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    Next time I'll be talking to ob about milk supply issues before birth and working out methods of improving supply
    And I will try not to feed to sleep

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    Quote Originally Posted by emma1563 View Post
    Hi my name is Emma I'm 26 weeks and 1 day pregnant and I just found out my little girl is small for dates should I be worried or is that a normal thing? Can anyone help me out here
    I had a growth scan at 32 weeks and DD was in the 25th percentile. Once maternity leave kicked in and I started veging out, she grew and was born at 40+5 weighing 8lb 2oz so definitely not small


 

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