New Mommy... Long awaited...

  • Hello. I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Leah and I have an almost 3 month old daughter Rylee!

    After getting married in 2007, my DH and I started TTC right away...(okay so maybe we started pre-wedding) We ended up seeing a fertility specialist in 2009 (when I was 22) and our beautiful baby girl was finally born almost 4 years to the day we started trying (4 days before my 24th birthday), after a pregnancy full of restricted activity, migraines and bed rest. It was the best birthday gift I could have ever asked for to bring my baby girl home!

    It was a little rough in the beginning, I tried nursing, but she has an allergy to milk proteins, so after a long list of formulas we tried, she is on Alimentum. If it wasn't for Similac, I don't know what I have done! 

    I am very lucky to have such a good baby! She's got a pretty good routine, set by herself, and I am glad to say, that at almost 3 months, she is sleeping between 7-10 hours per night... and takes her little naps during the day! She is an absolute pleasure! 

    It has been amazing thus far to see her grow and develop the tiniest bit of personality. She's such a happy little lady!

    We can not wait to continue to watch her grow, and hit new milestones every day! (and at the same time we wish she could just stay little!)

    It's great to meet new mommies, and veteran mommies, and to get and share opinions and experiences with you all! 



  • CONGRATULATIONS!!!!   I know about the fertility route   Glad it worked for you!  I waited for 20 years for a baby and just was able to adopt!!!!  I know the joys and heartaches of the fertility issues.   Congratulations again!!!   Best of luck to you!

  • Rylee-WELCOME to strong moms!  I am so glad that you found us.  You will find a board to post just about anything baby, kid and family related here.  I think you will find a lot of good support, answers to questions, and will before long be a great wealth of knowledge yourself!  Keep us posted as your baby grows.  I am looking forward to getting to know you better.


  • Welcome!! Such a wonderful and heart warming story - so glad you joined us and can share your experience and advice on here. I look forward to getting to know you better!