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  • Posted 01/18/2012 07:40:55 EST

    Count me as another in the 15 month bottle camp!  DD was on morning and evening bottles until this week when I dropped the morning.  Just tonight I discussed with DH and decided that since we were goi more »

  • Forum Post: Cheerio fear

    Posted 12/06/2011 06:05:59 EST

    Silver - We had an eval with a speech/swallowing specialist when DD was 8 months because of her inability to eat solids without gagging.  She gave us some helpful tips, one of which was to tuck the so more »

  • Posted 11/10/2011 08:40:37 EST

    DD is 13.5 months and is just starting to make the transition.  She has gradually started going down later and later in the morning and has been fighting a later afternoon nap, often just grabbing a q more »

  • Posted 10/06/2011 03:41:50 EDT

    Thanks for the pep talks girls!  After her one year visit I admittedly came away a bit overwhelmed (in part also due to finding out she has several allergies and also being sick myself so just overall more »

  • Posted 10/05/2011 03:14:57 EDT

    Congrats on #2 Luck!  So exciting! So many updates & too many to comment on, but I'm totally in a similar boat as many of you with eating/coats/etc.  DD just turned 12 months last week!  Still no teet more »

  • Posted 09/14/2011 09:02:30 EDT

    He may naturally lengthen his naps as he gets older. Something that worked well for us was darkening the room for naps.  I put a dark fleece blanket over the window which basically made it nighttime d more »

  • Posted 09/02/2011 10:09:57 EDT

    For those of you who have video monitors, do you find that the lights on the camera are bright in the room at night?  I just bought one last night so that we can evaluate the cause of DD throwing up a more »

  • Posted 08/19/2011 12:59:40 EDT

    Not as much stringy as...mealy maybe?  There's definitely some texture to it.  The fruit or veg purees help thin it out.  I also add some water while pureeing which helps break it down more.  It's ama more »

  • Forum Post: The Baby Project

    Posted 08/19/2011 11:18:34 EDT

    Poppy I was reading this last night while watching the game with DH, tears streaming down my face...he just looked at me & shook his head & laughed, now being completely used to my emotional outbursts more »

  • Posted 08/19/2011 11:13:25 EDT

    Jan - glad the flight went off without a hitch!  Just wanted to endorse making your own chicken.  My DD still has no teeth at almost 11 months (of course we have been saying she's 'teething' for about more »

  • Posted 08/11/2011 07:47:14 EDT

    Loved, loved the Midwives at Harvard Vanguard!  My birth experience with them at NWH was awesome.  I had a midwife by my side guiding the birth the entire 2 h 40 min I was pushing.  She helped create more »

  • Forum Post: Towns

    Posted 07/27/2011 10:01:13 EDT

    Arlington is a great town in many ways (bike path, close to Camb/Boston, good people (I grew up there :)), but is not in two very important ways - house prices for what you get and schools.  The schoo more »

  • Posted 07/22/2011 02:17:24 EDT

    Luck - So your DD at 9 months is going under water when swimming?!  That, to me, is amazing!  I'd love to hear about how you got her to that point and more about her swim classes!  I was thinking abou more »

  • Posted 07/22/2011 11:13:25 EDT

    My DD at almost 10 months is also doing about 24 oz per day in either 4 or 5 bottles, depending on how early she wakes up. Am also wondering about dropping bottles and amounts going forward.  Once the more »

  • Posted 07/14/2011 09:51:22 EDT

    CT - I just posted about this on the pumping thread, but I definitely feel the output with the PIS is much better than the freestyle.  I have both, but I still lug the PIS back and forth from home to more »

  • Forum Post: Weaning

    Posted 07/13/2011 01:48:12 EDT

    Fram, I don't like mixing BM and formula b/c if they don't finish the whole bottle, then the BM is wasted.  There's nothing worse than having to dump hard earned BM!!  more »

  • Posted 07/13/2011 12:57:02 EDT

    I have some perspective on the Medela Freestyle versus the Pump in Style Advanced.  I had bought the Freestyle before DD was born thinking I would need the hands free option when I went back to work.  more »

  • Posted 07/06/2011 10:08:44 EDT

    Hey all!  Love to hear all about your little ones growing and changing so much!  Things are great here, but not without new challenges all the time.  DD is 9 months and so cute and awesome...but at ti more »

  • Posted 07/01/2011 10:17:17 EDT

    If it makes you feel any better IPW, my DD at 9 months is doing the same kind of exploring as your DS!  I do give her toys to occupy her hands but there have been some close calls!  Also I will someti more »

  • Posted 06/24/2011 12:13:07 EDT

    Lemon you really hit on how strong the emotional devastation can be with weaning.  For me it has been even harder dealing with letting go of nursing because there is also an element of straight up rej more »

  • Posted 06/20/2011 12:55:02 EDT

    ML this is so timely for me too as we are going through the same thing.  I know it is said that babies don't self wean before about 18 months, but DD has been so difficult to nurse for about two month more »

  • Posted 06/13/2011 11:18:06 EDT

    Yay Poppy a tooth!  That must feel so validating after probably, what 5 months or so of chalking everything up to teething!!  We are still waiting for that first pearly white...any day now, I'm sure o more »

  • Posted 06/10/2011 06:00:19 EDT

      I certainly do not enjoy finding her face down in the morning!!  But isn't it common for them to not be able to roll back over at this age? Posted by framerican51008[/QUOTE] Fram - You're right, it' more »

  • Posted 06/09/2011 05:57:31 EDT

    Well said, Krystabel - we are giving all the vaccines, just on a different schedule so that she gets less all at once.  It has been very easy there - we go in for a "nurse" appointment just for the va more »

  • Posted 06/07/2011 08:16:02 EDT

    We go to Harvard Vanguard in Burlington and have been happy there.  I started out at Woburn Pediatrics, but after my MD there told me to find another practice if I didn't want to give my daughter the more »

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