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  • Posted 05/19/2012 05:49:59 EDT

    Hi girls!  I haven't posted in ages but wanted to log on and say hi.  DS is almost 11 months now and soooo much fun.  Just learned to crawl and babbles a ton.  Sleeping much better although still wake more »

  • Posted 03/09/2012 01:57:14 EST

    2.5 ounces times the weight?!  Even 32 ounces is a LOT of milk/formula... at least for my little buddy (8 months).  As a "rule" (in quotes because how well can you really stick to a rule with a baby?! more »

  • Posted 02/27/2012 07:44:56 EST

    Excitement in the Sprout household this morning...WE SLEPT THROUGH THE NIGHT!!!  8 glorious hours straight!  more »

  • Forum Post: February-Pregnancy

    Posted 02/24/2012 08:57:20 EST

    Wait, Baby Bargains said that about Pali? Ugh!  We totally must have missed that...  I thought we read it for each thing we bought.  Rats!  (It's still beautiful furniture, except for the finish!)  In more »

  • Posted 02/22/2012 09:52:04 EST

    Totally not kid-related, but the same thing happens with the elderly!  Both my mom and mother-in-law are being "abused" by their mother/mother-in-law...  because they are the ones closest to them.  Th more »

  • Forum Post: February-Pregnancy

    Posted 02/22/2012 09:45:55 EST

    Liz - is the Torino crib made by Pali?  We got Pali furniture from Baby Furniture Warehouse and loved the look of the furniture and the quality of the drawer runners, etc, but less than a month after more »

  • Posted 02/15/2012 10:40:51 EST

    I was capital-C-Crazy over grapefruit!  I also was caught one or two times sniffing the Palmolive Oxy dish soap...  and and after talking to friends, apparently it's not uncommon to being crazy over d more »

  • Forum Post: maternity leave

    Posted 02/15/2012 09:56:14 EST

    Cici - I had the exact same leave situation, and that week of PTO/sick leave counted toward the STD leave...so it ended up being only 5 weeks.  I thought that was unfair, they were double-dipping!  Mi more »

  • Forum Post: February-Pregnancy

    Posted 02/13/2012 08:25:09 EST

    I tried everything, too, but still never went into labor on my own...nipple stimulation definitely gave me instant braxton-hicks, but they never amounted to anything.  Ate pineapple until my tongue bl more »

  • Posted 02/13/2012 07:52:48 EST

    BDC really needs a "like" button :) more »

  • Posted 02/13/2012 07:51:24 EST

    WOW!  Interesting thread, especially re: fat content (I'll have to pay more attention!) and low-supply related to the witching hour...!  more »

  • Posted 02/01/2012 02:20:55 EST

    Jennifyr, my DS was the same way about bottles.  He had to be really hungry and not even know I'm home in order to take the bottle.  If he knew I was in the house, he'd cry until I fed him!  It took a more »

  • Forum Post: January Pregnancy!

    Posted 02/01/2012 07:44:23 EST

    A recommendation for nursing bras... at first, I'd advise getting the kind that is just one layer of stretchy fabric so when you unhook it your entire bube (trying to trick BDC into letting me type th more »

  • Posted 01/30/2012 02:51:26 EST

    Poppy - yes, 12 minutes can be an eternity when you're hunched over the crib at 3:30am!  We'll try to put him down more awake...and see what happens!  We have heard him peep at times we expect him to more »

  • Forum Post: January Pregnancy!

    Posted 01/27/2012 02:31:11 EST

    I also did not gain weight the last 4 weeks or so of pregnancy.  The baby got bigger, but my weight remained steady.  (Ok actually - the last 6 weeks of pregnancy...somehow I keep forgetting that DS w more »

  • Posted 01/27/2012 02:16:08 EST

    Thanks, ladies!  Poppy, DS also reliably wakes up 40 minutes after he goes down...but fortunately this only happens during the first put-down of the night.  We do have some sort of a schedule for his more »

  • Forum Post: January Pregnancy!

    Posted 01/27/2012 09:34:18 EST

    Re: constipation…I may have mentioned this on these boards before, but the thing that helped me the most with pregnancy constipation was to drink a full 12-oz glass of lukewarm water immediately upon more »

  • Posted 01/25/2012 08:04:33 EST

    Oh, Misslily!  Don't feel guilty!  Parenthood can be extremely frustrating - and I have only been a parent for 7 months...and of only one!  This is not the last time you will "crack."  Moms have enoug more »

  • Posted 01/23/2012 08:30:49 EST

    Morning, and Happy Monday! I have a sleep question...I am not going to ask about sleep training methods because I'm sure everyone has an opinion (and I'm also sure there are tons of previous threads o more »

  • Posted 01/23/2012 08:28:34 EST

    My milk is all different colors, too!  Definitely blueish to greenish when it's the "skim" stuff.  And a lovely creamy yellow when there's a lot of hindmilk.  Actually my husband was feeding DS a bott more »

  • Posted 01/20/2012 01:51:17 EST

    I have to say, that my favorite non-registry items from my shower were toys and books!  Things that I would have never thought to buy for the baby...and was so glad that we had.  What I really loved, more »

  • Posted 01/20/2012 01:05:57 EST

    I agree - I think that the enzymes in the breastmilk break down in the freezer over time rather than going "bad." In Response to Re: How long do you keep frozen milk?: [QUOTE]I had been told 3 months, more »

  • Forum Post: January Pregnancy!

    Posted 01/18/2012 03:13:22 EST

    Liz - in my 2nd trimester, I peed totally normally*...and only the last few weeks of the third trimester I noticed an increase - mostly because the baby's head was right on my bladder.  *with the exce more »

  • Posted 01/18/2012 03:10:09 EST

    In Response to Re: How to dress a summer newborn?: [QUOTE]In Response to Re: How to dress a summer newborn? : Ditto!  I'm one who probably doesn't ask for help often enough, but I asked MIL and BIL to more »

  • Forum Post: Solids

    Posted 01/18/2012 03:05:31 EST

    Trouble - there are certain foods that will stop up my DS...  we went four days around Christmas without a BM and then an explosion :)  We don't give him rice anymore but rather Earth's Best's oats/ba more »

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