Advice on BF and Formula

Hi there mums, I am thinking about putting my 4 month old son onto formular as his night time bottle so that he can sleep a little longer. He isn't a bad sleeper, he wakes...

Started by Peta-Maree on 05/21/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/21/2009 by Natasha



Ok Im about to be 30 and have 3 kids and have been a step parent to two before I ever had kids (VERY long time ago)..Im no novice, my thing is how the heck do I get my baby off...

Started by Alethia on 08/12/2009 in June 2008 Babies

Last update on 08/20/2009 by Alethia


Other countries parenting views

Anyone else find some really interesting (weird!) parenting styles, views and ways from other countires? I just find some are soooo different from information that we are given...

Started by Beck on 03/14/2010 in ~Australian Mums~

Last update on 04/04/2010 by Lyndal


Seriously ...

I thought we were all on here to give eachother advice? Whether that advice is taken and used or completely ignored, that is what this website is for. I recently gave a mom...

Started by Karalyn on 05/31/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/31/2010 by Nicole


Dropped to 3rd%

Hi, My daughter is a wonderful eater, but she is slender. She has consistantly travelled along the 5th% line until 6mnths. She has since dropped to the 3rd% line. At 1st my DR...


How my son sleep's

My son is 10 mouth's old and he dosen't sleep thourth the night. He gose's to sleep at 10;30 and I make sure to breastfeed him till his full. Then he wake's up at 1 am, 4 am,...

Started by Desiree on 10/15/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/15/2009 by Sheri


best way to begin weaning?

My daughter is nearly 10 months old, and in some ways has started to wean herself; fussing at the breast anytime we go to nurse, and only lasting about 5 or 10 minutes total...

Started by Lauren on 05/31/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/31/2010 by Marabeth


Feel like a failure...

I've been BF my son since minute one. He's almost 10 months old now and I seem to be having a problem getting any milk when I pump. I've had to send formula (gross) with him...


Pre-term feeding issues! Help!!!

Hi ladies My little monster decided to arrive early at 35 weeks. I've always planned to breast feed but his suck reflex wasn't strong enough. While in hospital my care was...


How much and how often do y'all pump?

Hi. I'm just trying to see what's normal. I pump every 4-6 hours. If I wait 6 hrs I get about 3 1/2 - 4 oz per breast, which is perfect for my 3 1/2 month old (sometimes I get...


weaning for school-not working!!

I took a year leave of absence for my baby, and am going back to school this august. I've been mostly breast feeding but now he will not take a bottle! after many tears and...

Started by Marla on 06/17/2009 in Moms In School

Last update on 07/11/2009 by Marla


Breastfeeding troubles!

Hi there, my son is now 4 months 8 days. For the last month he has been fussing and fighting during the day during feeding times; but he will feed at night. I have...

Started by Angelique on 12/28/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/28/2010 by Angelique


Sore and cracked nipples

My baby boy is 5 weeks old today, and I have been having trouble with cracked and very sore nipples. It is beyond cracked on one side. I talked to a LLL leader and she said it...

Started by Christine on 11/11/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/28/2012 by Carrie


new mom nerves

is 8 feedings a day enough for a 3 week old? is it ok if he goes 4-5 hours in the night without eating... this is much harder then i thought. please tell me it gets easier

Started by Josephine on 12/01/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/02/2008 by Katie


Baby, Husband arrival and Wedding!

Our son is due on Valentines Day. My husband is in the Navy and he'll be deployed a week after baby is here. Of course I want to look amazing when he gets back, but we're also...


How can I teach my baby to self settle

My little boy sleeps for 12 hours during the night but has started waking every 2 hours. He is also only sleeping for 20 minute naps about 3 times during the day. It is a big...

Started by Rebecca on 01/19/2009 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 02/03/2009 by Brandy


Sleeping through the night

I was reading all the sleeping problems and none of them sound like the one i am having with my son. He is still waking up every 3 hours for food. its the only way to get him...

Started by Kayla on 03/02/2009 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 03/03/2009 by Michelle