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A Call From Ida

After sending a few messages over the last week to the force behind the Preemie Growth Project, she called me yesterday and talked to me for an hour. I needed that. She called after reading an article I sent her … Continue reading

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Nearly Over

I’m starting to wonder if every time we attempt to nurse is going to be the last time. I say attempt because he doesn’t seem to be getting much milk out between forgetting how to latch and my dwindling supply. … Continue reading

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Night Weaning and Sleep Update

It has been eight weeks since we night weaned. I’m so glad we did and that it worked. His sleep is by no means ideal but it is leaps and bounds better. I think my breasts have adjusted for the … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Making Milk

If you have read my blog for more than two minutes, you know that Wallace and I went through hell to establish breastfeeding and stick to it. We had eight wonderful women donate breastmilk to him along the way and … Continue reading

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Night Twelve

My brain is fried right now. It seems that getting some solid sleep is making my constant mom-hangover worse. The super light dozing I get after 5 or 6am negates the good sleep. It also makes me really grumpy. Wallace … Continue reading

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Nights Seven and Eight

We’ve made it a week! We are far from well rested but we are getting there. He has been sleeping so restlessly and then waking up early. Like 5am early. Then he wants to nurse and get up for the … Continue reading

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Night One

We did it! We made it 12 hours without nursing. We missed the normal bedtime, nursed about 7:45, I explained to him what was going to happen, we got ready for bed, and we read one more book. We then … Continue reading

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