Results for feeding
  • Forum Thread: Constipation from Veggies!

    Hello all, My son will be 5 months old next week and he eats Similac Advanced. I also feed him either applesauce or pears with his lunch everyday which he LOVES! It seems that when I try to feed him his veggies, not only does he HATE them but he gets constipated so I stopped feeding him the veggies...
  • 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 Thread: Baby stopped breastfeeding at 3 months and i'm not ready to stop!

    My daughter is 3 months old and has started a breastfeeding strike! i have pumped for the past 6 weeks or so while im at work so therefore she has taken "mommy's milk" in bottles from her grandma during the day. Just this past weekend she is refusing my nursing and screams when I offer...
  • Forum Thread: Soon to be 8 months-finger foods

    My son will be 8 months on Feb. 7th. I was surprised to read that I could start giving him some finger foods such as cheerios or puffs. He only has his two bottom teeth, I am afraid of him choking. Please let me know if I should give him finger foods this month and what I can give him. Thanks!!!
  • Forum Thread: Perfect Bottle Temperature

    What is the perfect bottle temperature? I have been trying to heat warm water in the microwave for my child's bottles of breastmilk, but don't know the perfect temperature. I know there are some bottle warmers I could buy, but I thought I would see if anyone knew the temperature.
  • Forum Thread: Reflux!

    We finally determined with the help of our pediatrician that our nearly 6 week old has reflux. We now have him on Zantac and hopefully that will help. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to deal with it until he out grows it which my pediatrician said can be anywhere from 4 months of age till 6 months...
  • Forum Thread: won't eat textures

    I have a daughter who is turning one year at the end of July. The problem is, she will not eat anything that has lumps in it (the 3rd foods with small pasta balls). I have even tried to put a Cheerio in her mouth, but the second it touches her lip, she gags. I was wondering if anybody else had this problem...
  • Forum Thread: Problem with breast feeding.

    I have been breast feeding my son since he was born in Sept. He is going to be 6 weeks on Monday. For the last week I have had a problem with nursing him. He will latch on sometimes and there are no problems. But sometimes he will latch on for 5 or 10 mins and nurse and then pull off and start screaming...
  • 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: How do you get your baby on a feeding schedule?

    So many moms struggle with getting their baby’s on a feeding schedule. Feeding schedules can help both babies and moms adjust during those first few months. How did you get your baby on a feeding schedule? Did it work? What advice would you give a new mom?
  • 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: Constipation !!!

    My baby will be 2 months old on oct. 8th and she has been on gerber good start gentle since she was born. BUT here lately she hasn't been pooping as much as I feel like she should and cries when she tries to. I am trying her on similac sensitive to see if it helps the constipation. Has anyone else...
  • Forum Thread: When is the right age to take away the bottle?

    I have a 13 month old that can drink out of a sippy cup but perfers the bottle...So when is the correct age to do away with the bottle for good?
  • Forum Thread: Length of time to breastfeed?

    I am going to be returning to work soon. I am currently pumping breastmilk at home and initially decided to stop before I go back to work. I feel a little guilty about not providing my son with something so special. I have pumped for almost 3 months. Should I be happy that I was able to at least provide...
  • Forum Thread: Alternating formula for about a week

    I use Similac Adv. w/Early Shield and have a container of Similac Sensitive-Can/should I alternate the two until it's gone?
  • Forum Thread: my baby won't eat

    lately, i've noticed that my baby is not eating as much as she should or used to, and this has made me very worried and i know most of you would feel the same way. some friend told me that my baby just got fed up with the milk. is there anything i can do to boost her appetite? also she has been constipating...
  • 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: Which bottles work best for breastmilk?

    I am still nursing my 9 month old son but still needed bottles for daycare. I was using the evenflo comfi bottles. He started refusing his bottles so I researched a lot of different bottles. I switched him to the Playtex Ventaire Advanced with the wide nipple. These bottles are made for nursing babies...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Bowel Movement/5 week old formula fed

    kdyoung, Do not worry too much just yet, as with any diet changes your child is likely to experience different poops. With my own daughter, each meal is likely to produce something different (and often colorful). When we began using formula she too experienced some changes in her bowel movements,...
  • Forum Thread: Breast feeding problems

    Hi, I breast feed my 14 days old baby 8-10 times for almost 15 min on each side. But I still have to supplement him with formula. How much time does the baby normally breast feed on each side? Because sometimes I nurse him for 5 min, then he falls asleep. Again I nurse him and this goes on for 1 hour...
  • Forum Thread: feeding and sleeping cycles

    I have been trying to get my daughter, who just turned 8 weeks to sleep more through the night. At first she seems to wake up as soon as her music turns off, but after about midnight she sleeps better. I have just started last week and I have been trying three hour feeding cycles. I'm just not sure...
  • Forum Thread: Starting baby food - when?

    My son is 4 months old. I started feeding him baby food and cereal off a spoon last week and he LOVES it. But after talking to some co-workers, they have me worried that I'm starting him too soon. Any opinions?
  • Forum Thread: Good Feeding Schedule

    If you do feed according to a schedule, what kind of schedule works best? My daughter is 3 months old and sleeps through the night, but we usually feed her at 11 PM. And we usually have to wake her up to do that. She falls asleep at about 9 pm and then wakes up in the morning around 7 am; sometimes...
  • 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 Thread: Baby Feeding Expert

    Just got off the phone with Similac 24hr Baby Feeding Expert : Got all my question's answered with friendly service, I forgot your name but who ever you are Thank You so Much !!