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31-07-2011 22:27 #1011
01-08-2011 02:18 #1012Senior Member
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Digby, you're welcome Hun. I just know how hard and tiring it is and TH made life so much better for me but I wish I'd done it sooner! And I also get the DH thing! Mine is an awesome daddy but useless for night duties!
Winzy, I fed about every 3-4 hours but I wish I'd known about resettling earlier cos it prob would've helped in the sleep dept but I fed him each time he made a noise pretty much! I also did this cos DH was working and he grizzled if DS kept him awake!
Waiting, I don't envy u with all that study!
Anyway I've forgotten what else I've read!
We had a lovely getaway. Really enjoyed our meal at Harrys and breaky yummo although DS whinged a bit thru each meal! Certainly is harder with bub in tow!!!
01-08-2011 02:53 #1013
Lm: will do
Shy: what do u mean by resettling? And when do u know to do that rather than feed? I have been tending to just feed him when he wakes at night within 3-4 hrs too but know he can go longer...
01-08-2011 08:34 #1014Senior Member
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Winzy, when O wakes in the night, try rocking the bassinet or patting and shhhh him in a rhythmical manner and if within a few mins he's back to sleep, great. If not, feed. He's still at the age where feeding is still around 3-4 hourly cos he is b/f even tho he can go longer it may not be the norm yet.
It takes a bit of time to train him to sleep longer but it will be worth it! Wish I'd known to do it earlier!!!
01-08-2011 11:13 #1015
Hi all, sorry this is a me post..........
I won't be able to come tomorrow, turns out P's sore tummy is an UTI. I feel like a $hit Mum atm, she's had this "sore tummy" for weeks. DH has just gone to bring her home from school. I really thought to begin with it was a put on (she was having a few issues at school), she ate, played, did everything, no temps etc, then she was sent home from school again, so we went to the Dr last week. He felt it was her bowel and took a wee sample to be on the safe side (she said it didn't hurt to wee). Was just about to ring them about results and re-book with Dr, when they ring me. Such a bad Mummy.
01-08-2011 11:21 #1016
winzy - with teh resettling - personally if owen is going 3-4 hours at night i would feed at the wake up rather than resettle - reason being if he is anything like my two he will resettle easy but then wake an hour later for food - you end up getting more rest if you just feed initially then at least you know you get a 3-4 hour block of sleep after if that makes sense.
digby- i co slept with at least one bub every night in the early days. This would happen from the 1am feed to morning wake up - i would not have got any sleep unless i did, and i liked it - lots of snuggles. I just push the pillow up, and you have bub at boob height anyway so no danger of pillow in bubs face, then i pushed back the covers and wore my robe to keep warm -that way there are no covers that can accidentally go over bubs face. Ned is a chamo at it, he can self attach to the boob without even waking me, and soooooooo much less wind for some reason
Lisa - will get around to doing you a list, some may be too advanced for C - only you will know what he will cope with - my finger foods are based on max being a total pig and having a crack at anything!!
Does anyone have a double door fridge and is it necessary when youve got 3 kids? Im thinking i need more room for things like yoghurts, fruits, sandwich fillings ect seeing as though what ever we go with will last till well in to school years....is it worth sacrificing some bench space to make the alcove bigger for a big fridge?
01-08-2011 11:22 #1017Senior Member
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Ive now reached 20wks with this pregnancy so feel I can start chatting and getting excited about my pregnancy so just wanted to pop in and say hi as I have seen a lot of familar names from ivf cycles.
01-08-2011 11:38 #1018
Kiwi - not a bad mummy - i would never had thought a sore tummy would have been a UTI either - isnt a 'sore tummy' usually a sure fire excuse for getting out of school Give her lots of cuddles and a bit of spoiling - make you both feel better
01-08-2011 12:03 #1019
i9just wanted to pop on and say hi sorry i havent been around much guess ive not had much to say
sorry i cant make it to the catch up tomorrow got appointments all around luch time
hope you all have a lovely time tho.
afm think i am still getting used to the idea i am actually pregnent keep waiting for the but or the catch to happen i guess.
hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine i got the windows open and the washing line full
01-08-2011 15:38 #1020
Kiwi - you arent a bad Mum geez I would never have picked a sore tummy as a UTI either! Hope P gets better quickly.
2nd - Wow 20 weeks already thats gone quickly! Have you had your 19week scan? Are you finding out the sex?
Ladyjane - Welcome back
Well I had a docs appt this morning cos my ear isnt clearing up so its off to an ENT specialist for me... I also have a lump in one of my breasts which has grown so Ive also now got to go and have an ultrasound and tissue sample taken, hoping its nothing serious just a blocked duct or something. Seems when it rains it pours here!!!
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