This check-in is for October 2018 Babies who are now pooping in diapers and their sleep deprived Moms.
1) How old is baby; any milestones or brags this week?
2) How are you feeling, Mom?
3) Rants / Raves / Questions?
4) GTKY: Do you have a favorite new baby hack?
Max will be three months old on Sunday. I can’t believe it has been that long already. Other than that he is adorably cute, nothing to report.
Not bad. We are getting a schedule of sorts worked out. It changes every day, but still better than a week or so ago.
How do baby finger nails grow so quickly? Sheesh.
This is now my favorite burping method. For kicks, I recite the witches’ ditty from MacBeth for Max’s amusement. He’s usually not that amused- no appreciation for Shakespeare, I guess.
Sawyer and Theodore are a month old on Sunday!! Oh my lord I cant believe I had them 4 weeks ago!!!
I'm tired.. emotionally drained from my breakdown last night.. no one slept until dad got home from work and they became sleepy Angels for 2 hours then it was back to screaming and not sleeping... I cried more than they did last night...
Rants, I wish Sawyer would sleep.. and that they would sink up more during the day.. but hopefully we'll get there one day.
No.. but I'm eager to check out what other people have!
Maisie is 5 weeks old, she’s starting to spend more time awake and loves staring at her brothers and sister.
Good. Mostly back to normal, bleeding has (finally stopped)
I figured out getting my CPR recertification privately (my employer is supposed to provide it but they’ve been super unorganized and we couldn’t make it work), which means I can pick up occasional shifts at work during my mat leave so $ isn’t so tight since I’ll be off until September
Onesies with overlapping shoulders can come off down babies body towards the feet, so if they have a diaper blow out you don’t need to take the poopy part over baby’s head
1) How old is baby; any milestones or brags this week? 6w tomorrow, 1w until due date. We transitioned to newborn clothes and diapers this week!
2) How are you feeling, Mom? Good. Tired. Trying to figure out bfing vs eping... which is simplest and best for her, not only my own needs.
3) Rants / Raves / Questions? I thought I was good, but I think in a lot of ways I'm so coming to terms with her being early. There's a lot of pregnancy and birth things I missed out on, and I don't know why. I'm just realizing it's effecting me more than I thought.
@knottieamusements I found that with DS! It's awesome!
Here's my favorite swaddle video that helped with DS. They worked so much better than the swaddlemes.
2 weeks! LO is crushing it in the weight gaining and a pound over birth weight after losing 10% initially.
Tired! Other than that goooood
We need to switch our days and nights ASAP. We already do the whole quiet, limited lights, no playing thing at night and lights on, shades up, noisiness during the day. Suggestions welcome!
Nope, but I can’t wait to see everyone else!
Clark is 1 week old already, I can't believe it!
Good. I ended up tearing so feeling pretty sore down there, but otherwise pretty great.
Just feeling really happy. Clark is a happy baby with a healthy appetite so that's been a blessing. BF started off rough but finally feeling more comfortable with it, which I'l grateful for.
Definitely still trying to figure this parenting stuff out, so looking for ideas here!
Andrew turned 1 month old yesterday. He’s 10 lbs and officially moved up to 3 month clothes his pedi also put him on Zantac to help his reflux. I just hope it helps make him less miserable.
I’m okay. I’m loving the newborn snuggles but I’m feeling overwhelmed in general. His pedi does a PPD screening questionnaire for moms at the 1 month checkup (which is a change from our last pedi) and she wants me to talk to my OB at my PP checkup next week about getting back on my antidepressant and/or getting into therapy. I knew I had a higher chance of ending up with it this time since I had it with my 2nd, but it’s still defeating.
I can’t think of any right now.
1 week and a few days
Better! I had mastitis that spread to both breasts, and didn’t respond to the initial antibiotic. It was a rough week.
I’m so grateful for my easy baby this week. There’s no guarantee he’ll stay this way, but I’m glad he’s been such a good baby so far with me getting so sick.
I can’t think of anything right now.