6months old and losing weight

Hello! I am new to this site. Gordon-Hjalmar is my first child, born on August 30th, 2008. He was born at 3.6Kg (about 8lbs). Around 4 months, he was 5.2Kg (11.5lbs) which was a...


Need help with solids

Hi all, I have a son who is just turning 1. I have given him various solids for the last few months. Lately, he is not eating well at all. He refuses almost everything. He...


To wean or not to wean (at 1 yr)

My son just turned 1 yr on 5/24. I always thought we would wean at/be weaned by 1 yr, but now it's hear and I just don't know what to do. I'd like him to self-wean, but I'm...

Started by Katie on 05/26/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/27/2009 by Charlotte


The end o breastfeeding for me???

My son will not latch on anymore. He bites me, screams, and pulls away. He used to love to nurse but now just wants to keep playing. This has been going on for 2 weeks and...


eat more plants and less meat!!!

The Hunger Argument Number of people worldwide who will die as a result of malnutrition this year: 20 million Number of people who could be adequately fed using land freed if...

Started by Julianne on 11/23/2010 in Informed Moms

Last update on 03/10/2012 by Mother


Solids @ 4 monts???!!!!

My son is 4 1/2 months old, and weighs 17.7 lbs. He is exclusively breastfed. Since he was 2 months old, he started SUFFERING from acid reflux. He spits up and vomits...


Pregnant and nursing?

I just found out I am 6 weeks pregnant and I am nursing my son 10 1/2 month old son. I have tried to find out information on this and have found mixed reviews. Does anyone...

Started by Jennifer on 11/19/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/19/2008 by Summer


Nursing while pregnant

I have a quick question. My husband and I would like to try for baby #4--I know, crazy! When I was pregnant with #2 my son weaned himself pretty quickly. When I was pregnant...


Nursing the older baby

Just wondering how often those who are nursing older babies (six months+) nurse a day? My son (who is 7 months old) eats 2 meals of solid food (just cereal and veggies at the...

Started by Katie on 01/01/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/16/2009 by Barbara-Anne


Not taking a bottle

I've posted this before but I'm in desperate need of all the advice I can get. My 10-week-old daughter will not take a bottle--from anyone, DH, me, grandparents, etc. She...

Started by Krista on 02/19/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/21/2009 by Joanne


No table food

My daughter is 10 1/2 mths and has no interest in any table foods....is this okay? My dr says she should be on 100% table food by her 1st bday. That's quickly approaching!...

Started by Kimberly on 02/19/2009 in April 2008 Babies

Last update on 02/20/2009 by Melissa


How much "Milkies" are you giving your baby?

I am a breastfeeding mom & recently my milk supply has decreased greatly. My daughter (who is almost 10mos) had her first bottle of formula today. I am a working mom so I pump...

Started by Rachael on 03/12/2009 in May 2008 Babies

Last update on 03/13/2009 by Rachael


self weaned,ready or not?

my son is 10 1/2months old,and as of not quiet 2 weeks ago,he self weaned.just up one day and refused the breast.next day he wanted it once,that lasted 3 days and that was it.i...

Started by Denise on 04/01/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/01/2009 by Jessica


going back to work

I've been away from the classroom since my son was born in February. I'm already dreading September and how I'll manage having to be away from him for the day for the first time.