This is a discussion on EDD October within the Year 2011 and earlier Mummy forum, part of the Mummy Meeting Place category; Originally Posted by hotmilktea i got the nose pump from pigeon, but is quite useless or i dont know how ...
My boy poo pop used to be yellow and curdy like but frm this week on, he is week 5, the poo is yellow and smooth, not curdy anymore.
Is it because now he can absorb better and digest better? I dont think is my diet because I didn't really change much food.
Hi mummies, do you change diaper first or feed first?
If I change diaper first, he will be very angry and impatient coz too hungry. But if I feed first, he will spit milk.
Even after I burp he will still spit. Sometimes like merlion.
Every feed every diaper change is a struggle and a war. I have to change diaper then he spit I got to change his clothes, take warm water and wipe him
So much work and I m dead by the end. Then comes time to pump milk, then is another feed again. Is difficult for me to latch direct coz he can't latch well and end up feeding time takes longer
maybe you can feed your son about 30 ml first, then change his diaper, after that continue feed him.
or try to singing song to him when change diaper. I usual to do that, sometime my girl will stop crying.
hotmilktea, dont't make yourself too stress cause you cannot manage well under stress.
to me, I usual to pump every 2 or 3 hours when my confinement lady around. after she left, I pump every 4 to 5 hours. as I going back to work soon, I have adjust my pumping hours. unable pump so many time in office.
believe yourself you could do it, cause we are mother. when you feel stress, tell yourself dont't be stress, enjoy every moment with baby. they grow up every fast. after that, you will miss when he was a baby.
do you let your baby wear pamper on day time?
LOL Like merlion! I can't help but laugh out loud coz that's what happens for my baby sometimes too!
I usually feed first coz like you say he'll be super impatient n cry. Then I hold him for about 15min, walk around, talk to him, sing to him or if my relative is around, they r more than happy to hold him for me. After about 15min, or depends on when the relative pass baby back to me, then I change diaper. He won't spit milk or pee n poo on me then. coz if i change diaper too quickly after feeding, he tends to pee or poo while I change him.
my 2 month boy makes me real angry when after he pukes, i wiped him clean and changed clothes already... then he pukes all over again... have scolded him 2 times already cos im so tired and he make me do extra work.... yesterday was so tired that i used tissue paper to seperate his clothes and skin cos i too tired to change his clothes....
i also have problems with breastfeeding... he does not like my nipple already... have to coax him a few times before he will suck.... and i already do not have much milk... both sides add up the most is 100ml both sides add together in the morning... if i pump again anytime in the day... the most is 50ml.... quite sad that my milk is drying up soon... but i hope to latch him as much as possible these few days and see if i can revive my milk....
jiayou to all mummies...
Jia you, Mindyling! Hope your breast milk supply will increase. Pumping is not an accurate gauge of how much milk you r feeding baby. your baby may actually be getting more than the amount you pump out coz babies r more effective at extracting milk than pumps. dont be discouraged! How you think affect your milk supply too.
Is he having nipple confusion? Are you giving him bottle or pacifier?
Aiyoh dont scold him... being this small, he doesn't really know why he vomit milk also. It must be uncomfortable for him too.
I've also given my baby bottle fed EBM but so far he has no nipple confusion. Here are some precautions I took.
- in the beginning I never feed him using bottle. It's always my mother in law or husband who feed bottle. Then he'll know mother give breast feeding directly, grandma and dad give bottle, he can differentiate. Bcoz some babies r very smart. They know mother can give him bottle n since bottle flow is faster and easier for him, he'll fuss for bottle whenever mother offer him breast again.
- I use bottle nipple which reduce nipple confusion. The nipple must be slow flow. I use NUK brand, latex S size nipple which has slower flow and texture more like real nipple.
you can try to do this. Or maybe talk to lactation consultant about how to undo nipple confusion. If you call BMSG or Mount Alvernia parent craft to talk to the consultant, it's free of charge. I tried that before
All the best!
i just found out a useful way to burp and prevent the merlion - not all but help a lot. which is to place the baby on my chest, with his chin on my shoulder. but have to support his neck very well coz still not strong at all.
yes, i also using NUK, but i used size M coz S he took forever to finish his milk. i dont think he has nipple confusion, he can still bottle feed and latch on. just that latch on is too long and tiring for me and too much struggle also.
my son also ok when i bottle feed or direct latch but whenever direct latch, he will fall asleep within 5 mins... i will usually mix formula + breastmilk every feed but if i left around 90ml of milk, i will give him pure breastmilk too and he also sleep within 5 mins! hahah... my breastmilk is like his sleeping pill!
Hotmilktea, i cannot use yr way of burping, he will sure merlion want. hee...
Its so interesting that merlion has become a noun! LOL!
Invented by hotmilktea haha
I use the same method as hotmilktea. my baby seems to like it. He seldom merlion nowadays unless he kept fussing n crying n gulp in air. He likes to be carried around by his dad in the way hotmilktea described even if not burping
I get the information from book that baby below 6 months should sleep about 16 to 18 hours. but my girl not sleep so much. she keep wake up at day time. at night time she sometime can sleep longer about 3 hours for her next feeding.
I heard old people say baby grow up faster if sleep longer hours. so a little worry whether my girl she sleep too little.
I wondering how many hours your baby sleep a day. thanks.
mummies, r your babies having baby acne? my boy has frm week 4 n this week is week 6 , seems getting worse.
sld i be concern? anything to apply?
[QUOTE=hotmilktea;604685]isnt it good ? i m so envy that your girl sleep longer at night!
dont worry about what old people say. babies will grow no matter sleep or awake so long they feed well[/QUOT
sometime she can sleep 2 hours at day time before next feeding. but sometime she very fussy, keep want me carry. I will carry her till she slept. but once I put her in bed, she open her eyes.
hotmilktea, how about your son? he sleep how many hours? you manage handle him well now?