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    Will post what I know when I know re feet and ankles hopefully its just normal but seems quite excessive!!!

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    And again bubs slept for a little but hiw back on boob...we have ourselves an extremely windy baby so if we put him down without burping he'll be awake in an hour to burp then he'll stay awake and want feeding again. Other option is waking him from being milk drunk to burp which takes ages and by the time it's done he needs changing and then feeding so a horrible cycle there!!

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    Maybe he has colic!! Any ladies have babies with colic? If so what symptoms do your babies have and What are you doing to help it? Thanks!

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    Oh SL great to hear your stories. He may have colic, my friends bub did but didn't start till 3 weeks old and she cried constantly for 5 hours a night from 7-12, besides that I don't know much else about it.

    Thanks for the nipple advice.

    Ivy woke about an hour ago due to escaping her wrap...I thought that was the case. (DH is still learning how to tightly swaddle) so I picked her up Nd cuddles her and an hour later she is still asleep next to me, but u know its feed time so ill wake her in a sec, also I don't want to co sleep so don't want her used to laying in bed with me!

    Mrs Simmo glad the formula has helped, you sound much happier

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    I had swelling in both feet after birth for about 2 weeks, it's the excess fluid from your bump draining away. I hate swollen feet felt like an old lady. Goes away, not much you can do.
    Re feeding so regularly, it does get better, Jaan is now 9 weeks, sleeps 8 hours at night with a little feed in the middle and has since 5 weeks. The day time is a different story he likes to be held all day, doesn't like his swing chair, pram or carseat. But at least he doesn't cry so can't complain. Hang in there!

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    Did you get some sleep SL? Ivy was pretty horrible from 4-6 just wouldn't settle.

    I am confused at what I should do up get her to sleep...Like should I rock and cuddle her or Just put her in her bassinet and let her fall asleep herself. The second option is what I want to happen, but unfortunately not the case, mainly she gets fed, burped, swaddled, cuddled then in bassinet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicsta83 View Post
    Did you get some sleep SL? Ivy was pretty horrible from 4-6 just wouldn't settle.

    I am confused at what I should do up get her to sleep...Like should I rock and cuddle her or Just put her in her bassinet and let her fall asleep herself. The second option is what I want to happen, but unfortunately not the case, mainly she gets fed, burped, swaddled, cuddled then in bassinet.
    We got a couple of hours in between 6.30-7 and 9 ish. Orlando woke up this morning and obviously his nappy wasn't in properly he was SOAKING!! I'm talking his jumpsuit, his waffle wrap, bassinet sheet and mattress protector!

    Decided to express after this feed so feeding bubs 20 mins on each side then I'll express for 10 on each side whilst DH takes bubs and then top him up if he's still hungry and I still have supply! We thought maybe I have less supply at night so we'll try topping up with expressed milk.

    To get him to sleep we are feeding burping cuddling until he is pretty much been passed out for 5-10 mins then quickly swaddling and putting him down!

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    You do what ever works Nic and sl. I feed Will one boob then dh changes him while I go to the loo and have some water then I swaddled him again and top him up with the other. When he had stopped sucking I give him a burp then put him straight into his bassinet. I love having dh doing it with me no distractions just us to chat and really reflect on how lucky we are.

    Was is doodle down Sl? That's what has happened to us when we gave forgotten.

    Oh cabbage leaves are AMAZING. I thought they were just for some cool relief but they really break up lumps. Totally recommend having some on stand by for as soon as you feel any lumps in ya boobs.

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    Can't help my self she is just soo cute
    Nice she is sleeping although she had a goodnight last night ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1362885195.565453.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by DRAGONFLY17 View Post
    You do what ever works Nic and sl. I feed Will one boob then dh changes him while I go to the loo and have some water then I swaddled him again and top him up with the other. When he had stopped sucking I give him a burp then put him straight into his bassinet. I love having dh doing it with me no distractions just us to chat and really reflect on how lucky we are.

    Was is doodle down Sl? That's what has happened to us when we gave forgotten.

    Oh cabbage leaves are AMAZING. I thought they were just for some cool relief but they really break up lumps. Totally recommend having some on stand by for as soon as you feel any lumps in ya boobs.
    Really??im off to get cabbage right now, have had the biggest lump all day, it just won't shift. Apparently cabbage can reduce supply but I'm over this


 

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