Gettng to sleep easier

Can anyone help with some pointers for me? My kiddo is so stubborn when it comes to taking a nap that he is crying, rubbing his eyes, or plowing his head into a blanket or...

Started by Sarah on 03/23/2010 in July 2009

Last update on 03/26/2010 by Lori


Hi, I'm new here

Just thought i'd introduce myself, I'm Emma 25, mum of Alex (boy) 6. I live with Alex in the Cotswolds, warwickshire UK. Alex's dad and I split when he was 6months old after 4...


Confidence boost

I never realised just how much my boy needs his daddy around. My husband had been home for 8 weeks the whole year, never home for more than a week at a time. Then he came home...



My daughter from birth to 3months was waking up sometimes at 2am but definitely around 5am. Then she hit the end of 3months and now she wakes about 3 or more times to either eat...


Health and safety recommendations

So the american academy of family physicians says that weaning a child from the breast before two years of age puts the child at increased risk of illness. And the world health...

Started by Merry on 03/26/2011 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 10/13/2012 by Merry


When to get insurance coverage on my newborn.

I am pregnant with my first child and want to know when I should get insurance coverage for my newborn. Do I need it before birth or do I have a certain amount of time to get...

Started by Valerie on 11/09/2009 in Expecting

Last update on 11/11/2009 by Valerie


nursing moms

I'm about to go back to work after the birth of my first child. I've been pumping for a couple of weeks and my son does REALLY well on the bottle. However, when I pump, I'm...

Started by Jodi on 05/14/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 05/15/2010 by Anna


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...


My little Angel

My daughter Angel was born at 27 weeks( approx 13 weeks early). Doctors told me that my baby had a 50-50 chance of surviving. I am a believer and knew that God would pull her...

Started by Angela on 12/05/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/08/2008 by Krista


Won't sleep in bassinet!

My daughter will be 4 weeks old on Monday. Recently she won't sleep in her bassinet (or anywheres else) unless she's sleeping on my chest. I don't mind co-sleeping here and...


upset tummy.. PLEASE HELP!

My 6 month old son has had an upset tummy for over a week now. He groans and has a tummy pain then does really smelly blow offs (like an adult whos been eating lots of different...

Started by Bethany on 07/26/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/28/2010 by Brianna



First off, let me say I love my mother. However, in the past year, she has gotten very "passive aggressive" in dealing with me. Last fall, she didn't support me going through...


Force weaning by Christmas?

Everytime I've tried to wean my son (ok, only twice) it has only made him want it more. Well, now I've been left w/ really no other choice. The judge ruled yesterday that my 2...

Started by Teresa on 12/14/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/14/2010 by Teresa


what do i tell them?

my husband and i are going through a divorce and i have a two year old and and one due in 13 weeks, what do i say when they ask why mommy and daddy are not together? the...


don't know what to do..

every time my 7 yr old daughter gets off the phone with her dad she gets sad because she misses him soo. i don't know what to do to make her feel better but to hold her. I...


get rid of the bottle at 17mths

how do i stop my daugther to drink out of the bottle? at the top of that i have a 1months old also that drinks milk and when she see me feeding him she right away wants a...