Results for newborn
  • Forum Thread: New Mom to Preemie Boy

    My son was born August 23rd 2011 @ 34 weeks and 1 day. I went into severe preeclampsia in a matter of 12 hours. At 11:23pm that day my son was born by c-section weighing 6 lbs 12 ozs. I have Type 1 diabetes and even though well controlled he was still a big boy. He stay in the intermediate nursery...
  • Forum Thread: bath time

    my sone is 12 weeks and hate baths any advice to help him enjoy bath time
  • Forum Thread: Sleep help!!!

    My baby is 3 weeks old and will only sleep if she is in my arms. We are trying to get her to sleep in her crib but when we put her down she starts crying. Before we put her down she was fed, burped, and changed so we arent sure what else to do. Is it ok for us to let her cry it out at this age or should...
  • Forum Thread: Washing Baby Clothes & Diaper Changes.....

    Hey guys! I'm expecting my first baby in early October and I was just wondering if you guys could help me with a few questions.... -Do you need to wash brand new baby clothes? I've heard some people say yes, because the dye could potentially harm their skin. Others say no. I'm confused...
  • Forum Thread: My Baby looks everywhere except at me or my wife.

    My Son is just 5 weeks old. And I realize that each Baby is different. But when we are feeding him, actually any time that we're around him, he'll only look at us briefly. We'll talk to him, mimic his "cooing" noises, and even though we do all of this it seems like he could care...
  • Forum Thread: Want to meet other new mommies - DALLAS, TX

    I have a 7 week old son and I would like to either join or start a "mommy circle" of friends. Any takers?
  • Forum Thread: Abnormal Newborn Metabolic Screening???

    When my daughter was born, everything went according to plan, until she was a week old and we got a frantic call from our pediatrician. Her Newborn Metabolic Screening came back abnormal and she wanted us to go into Children's Hospital to get further testing. For the next few weeks, we had her...
  • Forum Thread: Need new Mommy friends!

    I am a new Mama again after fourteen years, YIKES!
  • Forum Thread: Getting the baby to sleep alone, need tips!

    My baby is a week old and she refuses to sleep by herself. I can wait until she is so deep in that you can hold her arm up and it will just drop when you let go, but once I put her in the bassinet she wakes up in 10 minutes. I have asked many mothers I know and they all have said that it's normal...
  • Forum Thread: New mom to a 3 month old VERY cranky baby!

    Hi everyone. I just joined and I'm hoping to get some advice from other moms who are going through the same thing or have gone through it. Sorry for such a long post. My daughter is 3 months old. I'm a stay at home mom and I'm going out of my mind. My husband works all day. He leaves for...
  • Forum Thread: Big Preemie

    I went into labor with my daughter (now 2mos old), 10 weeks early. The delivery was able to be held off until 35 weeks. When she was born, she was 7lbs 6oz. I know my due date was not incorrect, because my husband and I were trying to get pregnant and I took pregnancy tests weekly and the ultrasounds...
  • Forum Thread: transporting a newborn 500 miles

    We're adopting a newborn -- they will hand us the baby at the hospital. And after the case is finalized in a few weeks, we will take the baby home -- 500 miles and six states away. We know we can't fly with the baby. We're thinking of getting an AMTRAC sleeper suite, where there's...