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#16 Em-Jay

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Posted 20 September 2010 - 10:53 AM

Eeeek! We haven't had a big day out with both kids yet!! Good on you for attempting it Anna!!
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Posted 20 September 2010 - 11:16 AM

Morning Girls

Anna- that was a big day out, sorry it wasnt kid friendly though. How are the boys going together?

Em- going off your other post oin our pregnancy thread, it sounds like you had a good night with Em staying at her cousins place.

Chloe had her newborn hearing test this morning and passed with flying colours. I saw my middie and she asked how it went at the speechie, i told her breastfeeding did not work out and she said that she had a feeling she was never going to take to it, but wanted me to feel like i tried everything which is what i did. I also posted some piccies of my 2 littlies in the pregnancy forum, i just cant believe the connection they have already, i hope it continues. That may be wishful thinking by the time they reach their teenage years lol
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Posted 23 September 2010 - 01:01 PM

Yay for Chloe on her healthy hearing assessment!!!

Riley is going really well! He has his unsettled periods now and then, but on the whole he is a brilliant baby (this coming from somebody whose first bub had horrendous reflux and screamed for hours on end in pain!) so he's probably a regular baby, but to me he is brilliant smile.gif
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Posted 23 September 2010 - 06:49 PM

QUOTE(Em-Jay @ Sep 23 2010, 01:01 PM) View Post

(this coming from somebody whose first bub had horrendous reflux and screamed for hours on end in pain!) so he's probably a regular baby, but to me he is brilliant smile.gif


Same situation as me EM-Kay, so yes it is different havcing a much more sttled baby

Well less than 2 weeks after giving birth and we are being evicted from our home sad.gif . The owners have split and one of them is moving into our half of the house (we live in a duplex). The neighbours were smart enough to sign a new lease but of course we didnt and now we have 60 days to find somewhere new. Just not what i need, so much to pack. Chloe hasnt even had an oppurtunity to sleep in her room yet and we have only just finished doing both kids rooms up. I really hope we find somewhere as i dont know what we are going to do if we dont sad.gif
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Posted 25 September 2010 - 01:13 PM

Oh Victoria sad.gif I am so sorry that you have to move!! I will keep my fingers crossed that you find somewhere else very shortly!!!

Riley is going well, he is going through a bit of a stage where he wants to be picked up all the time, but he's oh so cute - so we'll let him wink.gif He is starting to 'talk' to us now in that cute little baby babble!!!
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Posted 27 September 2010 - 01:59 PM

OK I have some questions for you guys :

Does your bub have a feed/sleep routine and if so what is your normal day and night like?
Riley doesn't have a routine as such yet, but I am loosely trying to follow the SOS stuff. He generally has 1 or 2 big sleeps a day (about 2 hours or such) and a few naps (about 10-40 minutes). At night he sleeps well for a newborn, and wakes every 3 hours for a feed and back to sleep - We generally have one unsettled period a night (usually around 5am wacko.gif ) As for feeding, I am breastfeeding on demand at the moment but generally every 3 hours is when he 'demands' food smile.gif

How do you settle your bub to sleep?
We are trying to get him to self-settle, sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't!! When he won't self settle we usually pick him up over our shoulders and walk around. He has a dummy sometimes, but usually only when he is awake and whingy - at the moment he doesn't want it to fall asleep. We've also stopped wrapping as it was just pissing him off laugh.gif

If you have other children, how are they coping?
Em went through a bit of a rough patch behaviourally in the first couple of weeks. She seems to have improved now though, although a midwife in hospital told me that it takes 4 months for toddlers to really get used to new siblings blink.gif She isn't jealous of Riley at all which is great, but she hates hearing him cry and often starts crying herself - fun when I am on the toilet or cooking dinner rolleyes.gif

How often do you get bub weighed?
Riley got weighed in hospital and since then I have been taking him to the chemist to get him weighed weekly.

How are we all coping?
I feel like I am coping really well at the moment, I have had a couple of hormonal/emotional days where my worries have overtaken me, but they are few and far between thankfully! I haven't had any meltdowns, although I have been on the verge a couple of times (and surprisingly, more to do with Emily's behaviour than Riley!!!) rolleyes.gif
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Posted 27 September 2010 - 11:14 PM

Does your bub have a feed/sleep routine and if so what is your normal day and night like? No routine as yet, i like to give it 3 months till they are out of their newborn phase and then ill put her on the SOS routine like i did with Aidan. Most the time she wakes, has bottle and then either is up for a while looking around or goes straight back to bed

How do you settle your bub to sleep?
We are also trying to get her to self-settle. I will feed her, then put her in her cot, sometimes she is fine with that, other times she just wants to be in my arms. She likes to be wrapped

If you have other children, how are they coping?
Aidan is not jealous oif her at all,. in fact he loves her. However he is not so keen on sharing me and has really started acting up for me. He swings from shocking tantrums to being really clingy to me and not wanting me to put him down. rolleyes.gif . Im hoiping Em you are right about the 4 month adjustment thing

How often do you get bub weighed?
She hasnt been weighed since the Thursday after she was born. We start Mothers Group at the local clinic on Thursday so ill be weighing her then

How are we all coping?
Im with Em, my close to breaking down moments are more to do with Aidan's behaviour than Chloe's. However i did end up in tears from lack of sleep the other morning as Miss was up from 4am and nothing we did could resettle her. Turns out she has a bit of wind issues (no where near as bad as Aidan was with his colic) but all in all coping much better this time around as have been there and done that and know a little more what to expect
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Posted 28 September 2010 - 12:14 AM

Starting to feel more organised here but still have timing issues getting out of the house and almost without fail Mr B throws up, needs a new nappie as we are leaving.

Does your bub have a feed/sleep routine and if so what is your normal day and night like?
Sort of. I have just started SOS today. He was pretty much doing it anyway but he was becoming a bit of a snacker so I felt the need to address that. He has bee up at least twice a night since birth. However, last night it was only once so here is hoping!

How do you settle your bub to sleep?
Usually we try and self settle, but we will use dummy's or whatever works at this point! Often he is falling asleep on the bottle and I won't wake him.

If you have other children, how are they coping?
Rh is doing OK. Have to keep an eye as he can be a little rough. Not hurt rough just wants to play and doesn't really understand why 'bruckhy - Rh's nickname for him! - can't play with him.
We have had major regression with TT. But it only seems to be with DH and I. He is fine for his childminder and at Meithrein. Who knows!!??

How often do you get bub weighed?
SO far it has been every weeks. Over here the Heath visitor visites you for the first couple of weeks. So far B had gone form 6lbs about 2.7kg to 7" 9' Lbs!Doing well on the little porker front. Mummy is very happy.

How are we all coping?
OK. I think for having the 2 kids and it being Heddwyn's first birthday this week we're doing good. The house is tidy and food is cooked and we have clean clothes.

Hugs to all

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 09:02 AM

Does your bub have a feed/sleep routine and if so what is your normal day and night like?
Yep I start a routine from day dot, think its important and easier then trying to break a habbit.
She wakes up I change her, then feed then back 2 bed. At about 7ish night feed I feed, change and let her have a kick then bath then top up and bed.

How do you settle your bub to sleep?
Self settle, but we will use dummy's when she wants it to settle, she looks for it. Somtimes if shes crying for a while I go in and resettle her

If you have other children, how are they coping?
Both girls are going well. Just want to cuddle her all the time

How often do you get bub weighed?
I was giong to try for weekly but its a bit harder with the extra two kids. Last week she was 3kgs.

How are we all coping?
really good, the best. I think the more kids you have obvously the more you know and that its ok if they cry for a few mins without freaking out. Their signs are easier to read the more you have laugh.gif

Not much else to report here, all good nothing to complain about.
Hubby getting snip 2morrow, so will be lots of tears from me.. I know for sure I dont want anymore but I love babies
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Posted 29 September 2010 - 08:31 PM

I just wanted to pop in and say that I am thinking of you and your family Anna, on Heddwyn's first birthday xoxoxoxo

Riley had his 4 week paediatrician appointment today. He is doing so well and is 4.5kg (so 1 kg heavier than his birth weight) smile.gif The only thing the paed found was that he has a cyst on one of his tonsils, which he said is because he must have had a throat infection sometime since birth - oh dear, bad mummy alert - I had no idea!!! Sleep deprivation is a little tough at times, Riley is waking up 3-4 times a night for feeds (9, 11, 2, 5) and at least 1 or 2 of those times it takes an hour or more to get him back to sleep!!! So getting a little exhausted! We've been shopping two days this week and hoping to head out to target to the baby sale tomorrow!
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Posted 29 September 2010 - 08:51 PM

QUOTE(Em-Jay @ Sep 29 2010, 08:31 PM) View Post

I just wanted to pop in and say that I am thinking of you and your family Anna, on Heddwyn's first birthday xoxoxoxo




Me too Anna

Yep the sleep deprivation is starting to hit me now too. I am trying to get little Miss C into the Tizzie Hall routine so i get more time with Aidan and there bathtimes etc line up nicely. She feeds 4 hourly due to being on formula, so we go 10, 2 6 and then top up at 7am as the routine suggests. I forgot what its like to be up in the night and up at 7am in the morning as Aidan sleeps till 8:30-9am. However tonight she has decided to boycott her sleep and has been up since 7pm and is only just starting to think about nodding off and she is due for a feed in an hour rolleyes.gif . I am excited as i start my first mothers group at the early childhood centre tommorow. I wasnt going to because it didnt work out with Aidan, one of the girls husbands was a real jerk to me on facebook (they shared a profile) so i was put off. However the ECHN talked me into going and trying it out the first week and hopefully this group will be better smile.gif . Gotta go someone is up again wink.gif blink.gif
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Posted 29 September 2010 - 09:41 PM

Hi Guys,

Nice to be here on the 'other side' smile.gif

I have a beautiful sleeping boy on my lap wub.gif Am tired and about to head for bed but am kinda missing this place and the chatting...I go all crazy at the end of my pregnancies and then miss it when I can't get back in here after the baby arrives!

We are well and all is going great guns. I will second the others and say that my melt down moments are definitely more as a result of Cate's behaviour. So far she is coping beautifully with Seamus but is very fragile with everyone else and just wants MUMMY. Has really started sooking a lot which I can't stand. But it's a HUGE adjustment and it's only day three...perhaps I should back off my almost two year old a bit and cut her some slack?! rolleyes.gif

Gotta go but will be back more often hopefully as things settle.

Siilk - Anna - thinking of you for H's first birthday xxx

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 08:58 PM

Yay Karla!!!! You are here!!! If I could offer you one little piece of advice from someone 4 weeks ahead?? Don't cut too much slack laugh.gif That was the biggest mistake we made with Emily. We kept cutting her slack because of the big upheaval she was going through with her new baby brother etc. and after 3 weeks she was getting worse and worse and totally started regressing and taking advantage of our weakened state wink.gif So we had to go back to scratch with discipline and reinstitute some behaviour charts etc. to get her behaving. And she is now beautiful again! Turns out all she wanted was to know that her boundaries were the same!!!

Victoria - I have tried to find you a million times on FB but you have disappeared. I have also tried to search you through everyone elses profiles but still no luck!!!

Riley is doing great, catnapping during the day which is driving me nutso!!! Nights are OK, we had a shocker the other night with him up from 1.30-5.30am aaargh!!! DH never lets him cry or even whimper, so I am bashing my head against a brick wall here because Ri just gets so overtired but hates being held as it overstimulates him..... Oh well, I am home with him during the week so might try to work some magic then!!! He is still feeding HEAPS too, it feels like he is constantly attached to my boobs - at least every 2-3 hours day and night!

Oh, and....... I AM GOING TO BE A BRIDESMAID IN 7 DAYS!!! YAY!!!!
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Posted 02 October 2010 - 09:14 PM

Nicki, it;s GOLD advice. I know you are right. Cate has been having wonderful days but the nights - sad.gif dry.gif mad.gif Last night was TERRIBLE. She was so over tired and over stimulated by bed time, up at 2am and it was party time mixed with hysteria if I even suggested going back to bed...revolting. And, of course, as soon as I finally got her settled back down...Seamus woke up rolleyes.gif So I know you are right, have to stop indulging and get tougher.

I was just sneaking in here to say I am sleep deprived. Very sleep deprived. But I WILL be back...properly...at some point wink.gif

Hope you are all well and the gorgeous bubbies too of course!

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 09:29 PM

Hey girls

I always remember the first 4 weeks being the "worst" in regards to sleep and either the babies slept better or we get use to lack of sleep laugh.gif

Miss T is going well, smiling lots so cute!! i got one on camera so will upload on fb over weekend.

My big girls are at my sisters for the night so thats nice for all of us.

My family are so slack, no ones bothering to visit or call and havent brought her anything.
My sisters only seen T once for bout 10 mins and all our famlies live in the area so no excuse. Hubbys family havent even bothered to see her, no calls nothing!! dick heads!!! But in saying that they havent seen the other girls in 18 months!! and they live 2 mins up the road.

How much formula is everyones babies drinking that is on bottles??

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