Results for bottle feeding
  • Forum Thread: Baby sleeps while eating

    My baby is 6 weeks old and just started falling asleep every time he eats. As soon as I put him down he cries. I feed him again and it keeps happening. I takes about 2 hours to get the whole bottle down. What can I do? I tickle his feet, call his name and burp him. Anyone have any other sugestions? This...
  • Forum Reply: Re: how much should my baby be eating?

    Okay well i don't believe in the CHARTS! When my son was born he weighed 8lbs 13oz. The nurse told me he should only be eating one pre-made bottle from the hospital. I gave him one and he would still scream. He didn't want a binky no air on his belly and i tried to sooth him in other ways. I...
  • Forum Thread: Hands Hands EVERYWHERE

    My four month old daughter is driving me and my husband nuts with her hands! When I try to feed her, she wants to constantly pull at the bottle, shoves it away, grabs it back, etc. for the whole feeding time. She also tries to suck on her thumbs while feeding. It is like a constant battle with the hands...
  • Forum Thread: Angry with nipples and bottles

    My daughter, for the past two weeks, has been pushing her bottle out of her while feeding, then crying to have it back again. I don't know if this is a sign that I'm not getting, but I've been wrestling to keep it in her mouth so she'll eat. Any ideas?
  • Forum Thread: Little boy not eating solid food

    Hello everyone, My little boy will be a year next week and I have tried all i can think of with feeding him solid food. He will eat the stage 2 baby food, rice cereal ,and drinks formula.. Everytime I try to give him something else such as a puff or anything along those lines he gags and spits it...
  • Forum Thread: Breastfeeding downer

    I started formula feeding in between breastfeeding once my daughter was one month old. She now seems to hate the breast and only seems satisfied with the bottle. Pumping is out of the question because it hurts so much and I barely pump anything. I like it that dad can feed her, and I'm fine with...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Some advice please...

    I'm so sorry you have to make this choice. Mommies carry such a burden. I agree that you don't have to stop completely and honestly the weaning process would be better for both of you if you didn't. You'll ache a little during the day but nurse as soon as you go home and all throughout...
  • Forum Thread: Burping Issues

    I am a 19 year old first time mother, I had my son a week ago and I am formula feeding him because I found breastfeeding difficult. I noticed that after I feed him he sometimes gets the hiccups. I was told that this happens when he isn't burped, which sometimes I have a difficult time burping him...
  • Forum Thread: Newborn Twins, Supplementing, help

    I just recently gave birth to identical twin girls on October 31. We started breastfeeding in the hospital and everything was going good. They did have to be supplemented the first night, because I had some issues after delivery and they had to eat. But then was straight breastfeeding. Then on our first...
  • Forum Reply: Re: The Hospital Experience

    The hospital I gave birth in was very supportive of breastfeeding. I had intended on breastfeeding, so I was very thankful for the support. I was visited by a breastfeeding consultant before I left the hospital and I was given the phone number of another consultant to reach if I had any questions once...
  • Forum Thread: Engorgement and bottle feeding

    I'm new here and so hello everyone! A little about me is that I have a 5 day old little girl, and I am not breastfeeding-due to my own personal choice, and when I tell people this, they discriminate against me and yell at me for not breastfeeding, but anyways, I had a question: I have a 5 day...
  • Forum Thread: preemie

    I have a preemie born at 34 weeks he is now 2 1/2 months and he only wants to eat 2 oz at each feeding but he eats every 2 hours. Any suggestions on how to stretch out time between his feedings and get him to eat more?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Which bottles to use?

    Im a 2nd time mom. first time easy baby. second time a colicky fussy, crying all day n all night until you dont knw what day it is or if youve brushed your teeth today, kind of baby. i bought 4 types of bottles with my 2nd. The best and my #1 recc is Dr Browns bottles worth every single penny. I wish...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Bottle Nipples

    My daughter is two months old and she is also collapsing the nipple's that are level one. I havent thought about changing to a higher flow to fix it becose she is lurning that if she lets go for a second she can start geting the good flow of milk agen. I think its realy cool that shes lurning so...
  • Forum Reply: Re: bottles

    After research and talking with several friends and family I decided to go with the playtex Vent aire and have been very pleased. My baby is 4 1/2 weeks and I have had very little problems with spit up or vomiting. The air is forced out of the bottle so not much get into the baby;s tummy. I still burp...
  • Forum Thread: Similac Advance Organic

    Has anyone tried this formula and what do you think about it? I have a 6 month old daughter who has only been breastfed and I have recently started weaning her with this formula. I have only tried the ready to feed kind and I wanted to try the powder version for on the go. I am wondering how the powder...
  • Forum Thread: formula leaking out of 3 week olds mouth

    Hi, I've been feeding my 3 week old son the little newborn similac bottles and he does fine but I wanted to switch to making them myself with the powdered mix so I bought him a dr.browns bottle and when I feed him formula leaks all over him, so I tried putting the nipple from the little premade newborn...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Feeling Judged

    I too, planned to exclusively breastfeed. It seemed like when I was pregnant, many older women criticized my decision to breastfeed (especially my MIL who believed the baby would starve!). I read every book I could get my hands on and got lots of advice from friends and family. After I gave birth...
  • Forum Thread: Breast feeding to bottle crisis!!

    So I just had my son on September 12, 2011 and i tried the breast feeding of him actually on my breast and I didnt like it at all. My boyfriend and I wanted to give him breast milk for atleast the first 6 weeks because a nurse told us that was the most important time period. So I decided to just pump...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Breast feeding to formula and guilt!

    Im a new mom my little boy, Cody, born July 17, 2012, and i have had the same problem we started out only breastfeeding it was a tough start, he wasnt latching on very well. He was born via c-section so we stayed in the hospital for a week for me to heal. By the time we left the hposital my milk still...
  • Forum Thread: Weezing

    My baby was born on my 37 weeks and he weight 4lbs4oz, It's been a week and my baby is still in the nicu (hospital i.c.u.). He's been making noise since 3 days ago when is bottle feed. The noise scares me because it gets loud. When i feed him the bottle he does good for a minute and then he starts...