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  • Forum Thread: Okay Ladies--we all have them! Share your Labor and Delivery Story!

    Having my children was by far the biggest milestones in my life. Nearly every mother I meet loves to tell the story about how her child was born. Some moms had marathon labors, while others barely made it to the hospital. How did your newest little bundle of joy arrive? Was it what you thought it...
  • Forum Thread: 6 Months and Still No Schedule!

    As much as i hate to admit it, I rather enjoyed my son's sleeping habbits when he was just born rather than now. Going on 6 months and 12 days, he has decided that he is going to wake up three times every night and cry himself to death. I have no idea if it's because he is bored, or because he...
  • Forum Thread: Early teether!

    My baby was a preemie, and she's 2 1/2 months old now and teething! omg! i wasn't expecting that to happen this soon. We can't use a teether yet because she doesn't know what to do with it. Any ideas on how to soothe her aching gums?
  • 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: Sleeping through the night???

    When we first brought my son home, we were amazed to find out that by 9 weeks old, he was already sleeping 12 hours at night. However, it is not always this easy. When my third child was born, he didn't sleep for 12 hours at night until he was almost 10 months old! Mothers often get the wrong idea...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Transition into a crib!

    Thanks for the advice. He is still too little for cereal. I have tried putting him in it while he was awake today and he did ok for a little while. I tried putting him in there for a nap but when I was closing the door. The door squeaked and he woke up 5 minutes later. Well I will have to figure out...
  • Forum Thread: 3 in 1car seat

    hi ladies,i wanna know if the 3 in 1 car seat is confortable for a new born and also if you can face it in the car?thanks
  • Forum Thread: Do I have bad timeing or what?

    Every time I change my daughter diaper shes pees or poops right when I start wiping her with baby wipes.. Then if I put her on her tummy on my chest she throws up.. Any advice????????? and is there a certain reason why she does?
  • Forum Thread: Help my 4 month old has stranger anxiety!

    My 4 month old is already starting to show signs of stranger anxiety. He is all smiles if someone he doesn't know talks to him, but if someone other than me or my husband picks him up, he immediately pouts and starts to cry. He seems fine with other people, as long as they keep their...
  • Forum Thread: bath time

    my sone is 12 weeks and hate baths any advice to help him enjoy bath time
  • Forum Thread: 9 month old twins still wake up at night

    Any tips for getting my 9 mth old twin boys to sleep thru the night? They currently go to bed at 7 pm...we put them in their jammies, read a story, dim the lights etc before putting them down. We have tried the cry out method which after 3 days does work, but it doesn't stick. They seem to take turns...
  • Forum Thread: Preemie babies/separation anxiety

    My baby was born 11 weeks early. Although he is a healthy 8 month old (chronological age) his corrected age is 6 months. I have worked really hard on getting him into a bed time routine. Its bath, bottle and bed. He will sleep from 7:30/8pm- 5am. Here lately he has been waking up at random times. I know...
  • Forum Thread: Suddenly Waking in the Middle of the Night

    My 7 month old son has been sleeping completely through the night since he was 8 weeks old, besides the occasional waking because he wanted his pacifier. I used to go in his room give him his pacifier and he would be right back to sleep. Well all the sudden he has been waking up in the middel of the...
  • Forum Thread: Doctors not taking my concerns for my baby seriously

    Hi Ladies && Gents, I dont know if any of you have the problem of DOCTORS not taking concerns to your babies seriously! For instance my baby has had several complications with vomiting and Ive taken him to the DR. On several occassions && all the DR does is SHOO us away, &&...
  • Forum Thread: NICU Baby

    My Husband and I were ecstatic when our son, Jack was born. However, shortly after birth, the nurse realized he was not breathing normally and recommended a NICU nurse come and check on him. She did and referred a Neonatologist to come and see him. After a brief check over, they whisked our newborn to...
  • Forum Thread: Pacifier Keeps Falling Out of Baby's Mouth!

    Pacifiers can be great, but when they constantly fall out of baby's mouth, it can make for a long night! How can you get your baby to sleep without his or her pacifier? When is it the best time to remove the pacifier all together?
  • Forum Thread: Dad looking for help getting twin b/g sleeping through night

    Hi all, My wife and i are deperatly trying to figure out how to get the twins to sleep through the night. I think we are doing most of the right things, but would love to hear your opinions and ideas... Twins are 6 weeks old. We feed them at the same time..or one right after other..pending who wakes...
  • 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: Cloth Diapers

    I want to use cloth diapers once my baby is born. I like the idea of being eco-friendly and having less diaper rash to deal with. There is so much conflicting information out there. I've gotten a little bit bogged down in all of it. Any advice or tips for what I should look for?
  • Forum Thread: My 2 week old is awake a lot during the day and only sleeps 3 or 4 hours at night!

    I am a mom of a 6 year old daughter and a 2 week old son. I remember that my daughter would sleep really well both during the night and day as a newborn. My son on the other hand will not go to sleep unless you hold him and generally will not stay asleep if you try to put him down during the day and...
  • Forum Thread: Advice or some tips.

    im a mother to a 7 1/2 month boy. im a stay at home mom and i seem to always be busy with my son and cant get some house work done. ive tried putting him in the walker or carrier but its not working. ive also tried while he naps but he take 2 naps a day and i end up relaxing getting ready for when he...
  • Forum Thread: Infant massage----have you tried it?

    When I worked in the hospital, we used to teach an infant massage class. Infants and babies of any age respond very well to touch and skin to skin is great for bonding. Infant massage, if done correctly, can relax and even soothe a cranky baby. I generally try to massage my babies after...
  • Forum Thread: I'm adopting a baby and I have no idea what I'm doing. This is my first child...help...

    ok...so i recently decided to adopt a newborn baby girl. She is due May 16, 2012 and I'm scared to death. I don't even know where to begin when it comes to preparing for a new baby. All I know is I want to love her, protect her, and help her become a beautiful person. God willing that will happen...
  • 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: Help! Dealing with a Colicky Baby!

    My best friend has a three-week-old baby that is very colicky! He cries all the time, unless he is being held. She talked to her doctor, but there doesn't seem to be anything wrong with him. Do you have any tips for calming a cranky baby? How can she keep her sanity through all of this? Any advice...