Friday, October 12, 2012

More successes

Well Ellie seems to be getting a bit more crabby at nights. It is crazy, two nights ago it was so easy to calm her down. Then, it is like a switch was flipped and no matter what we do, she is fussy. Such is life with babies, I suppose.

So, as an attempt to NOT go crazy, here are some successes lately:

- Made it through some bout with sore nipples. I'm still not sure why this came on all of a sudden, but it made Wednesday hell. And even when I think Ellie and I both wanted to give up, we didn't. Feeding is back to going well now.

- I'm up to a freezer breastmilk stash of 109.5 ounces! Seeing that increase steadily makes me breathe a sigh of relief.

- As of yesterday at the breastfeeding support group, Ellie is up to 8 pounds 7 ounces. I can't believe how big she's getting!

- The shower is magic. Put fussy Ellie in her bouncy seat and take a shower and she is least for 15 minutes!

This weekend will be a big "test" with her (more about that later!) but right now, I'll focus on the positive!

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