June check in

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eliann's picture
Joined: 04/19/11
Posts: 2439
June check in

Hey ladies, its a new month, love to hear your updates....

1. Babies age/weight/height
2. Baby's latest milestone
3. Are you back at work, if so how's it going? If not, how are you dealing with life with a new little one?
4. What is the hardest part of your day?
5. Do you have your pre preggo body back yet? Are you doing anything to get it back?
6. I know there is preggo brain, but have you had any mommy brain moments?
7. When you get a moment alone, what do you do or have you done?
8. How's DH getting along?
9. Have you DTD yet?
10. What's the cutest thing about your baby?
11. Any big plans for June?
12. What's your favorite thing about summer?

eliann's picture
Joined: 04/19/11
Posts: 2439

1. Babies age/weight/height
One month three days/8lbs 12oz/21 inches

2. Baby's latest milestone
He smiles a lot in between his fussy times. He has excellent head control, he has since birth, but now he pushes with his arms and lifts his head.

3. Are you back at work, if so how's it going? If not, how are you dealing with life with a new little one?
Not back yet, but they are starting to email me. Life with a little one is difficult but I can't imagine returning to work. Even though henry spends most of his day fussing and crying, the thought of leaving him at daycare terrifies me.

4. What is the hardest part of your day?
Early evenings when he is witching. Dh says since he is a boy the are called the "warlock" hours. Haha. Middle of the night is hard too, because he has latch issues from being a sleepy zombie baby. He acts hungry, but won't latch and he gets frustrated. Mornings are hard too,, because he cluster feeds to catch up from sleeping long periods at night. So showering and eating breakfast doesn't happen till 11am most days. Afternoons are great though Smile

5. Do you have your pre preggo body back yet? Are you doing anything to get it back?
I'm not doing anything except wearing and bouncing my baby around. But I'm only 4 lbs away from my previous preggo weight. Can't fit into my maternity jeans... I miss them, ha. My regular jeans are as bit too tight ang uncomfy, so I live in yoga pants. I don't have to worry about tops, BC I go topless all day due to breast infection issues. Can't wait to wear tops again.

6. I know there is preggo brain, but have you had any mommy brain moments?
Yes, I keep putting random things in the fridge like olive oil and pacifiers. And I took henry to the doc the other day and forgot to put wipes in his diaper bag. He had 2 poops while we were there, so I had to use kleenex and water and made a mess.

7. When you get a moment alone, what do you do or have you done?
Umm.... laundry, shower, eat. Last weekend I blow dried my hair for the first time since he was born. Twas awesome.

8. How's DH getting along?
Eh, he's slacking a bit. He was so helpful those first couple of weeks, but now he has decided that the baby doesn't like him and he can't soothe him. He does help by cooking and being my errand runner. He has also taken on full responsibility food the dog, so I shouldn't complain. I just wish he would do a middle of the night diaper change like he used to.

9. Have you DTD yet?
Absolutely not.

10. What's the cutest thing about your baby?
The smiles are pretty great, they make you forget how much sleep you are losing. I love that he has a little duck tail at the back of his head and when I play with his hair he kind of gets tickled.

11. Any big plans for June?
My friend from LA just visited, it was good to see her. No other plans really. Really want to attempt to get out more and have a normalish life again before I return to work.

12. What's your favorite thing about summer?
Swimming, and I'm not sure when I can do that. My 6 week appt is on the 17th, but I'm still having issues down there, so I'm not sure what they will say about swimming and exercise.
I also love mojitos and margaritas, I might try to have one this weekend since I have quite a large milk stash saved up. My midwife said with as many issues I've had, that I deserve a drink. Ha.

AimeeS1911's picture
Joined: 02/01/12
Posts: 636

1. Babies age/weight/height
10 weeks tomorrow/ 13lbs14oz / 24.75 in

2. Baby's latest milestone
She's close to rolling over. I know super early but today she was almost over on her own so I think soon.

3. Are you back at work, if so how's it going? If not, how are you dealing with life with a new little one?
This is my second week back. It is not bad at all. She's been at daycare two days and has done awesome. Decided to apply for the promotion so a little stressed with that but otherwise good.

4. What is the hardest part of your day?
It depends on the night. Usually I would say getting ready for work. With shower, breakfast, feeding the baby and getting the older ready to leave it is crazy. If she eats later like 3am it is great because she doesn't need to eat until after the morning crazy is done.

5. Do you have your pre preggo body back yet? Are you doing anything to get it back?
I am at my weight which is way over where I want to be but I am not in shape in any way. I am trying to eat good and track calories and exercise but so far I keep slipping and not doing what I need and want to

6. I know there is preggo brain, but have you had any mommy brain moments?
Oh yes... At work my students just laugh at me because mid sentence my train of thought is gone.

7. When you get a moment alone, what do you do or have you done?
Manicure and pedicure and take a nap. I have not really wanted to do much yet but maybe soon.

8. How's DH getting along?
He is great with kids. He is working from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays and in those days he is working but also been cleaning a lot for me which is great.

9. Have you DTD yet?
No but a lot of that is both of our uncomfort being overweight

10. What's the cutest thing about your baby?
Everything but I love her baby talking. I could listen for hours.

11. Any big plans for June?
End of school/work and we are going to a local amusement park with friends two days after school ends which should be a lot of fun

12. What's your favorite thing about summer?
The beach!!! I love it and can't wait to spend a whole week there

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Joined: 03/25/07
Posts: 214

1. Babies age/weight/height 10 lbs 6 oz 23 in long
2. Baby's latest milestone she is grabbing my hair and smiling now, she also will hold onto whatever she can grab when your holding her. she also has rolled from her side to her tummy on hubby, and continuously tries when shes on her playmat to do the same thing.
3. Are you back at work, if so how's it going? If not, how are you dealing with life with a new little one? Life is busy, seems like im always nursing her but it is so worth it to me, she lately wants to be held more than not.
4. What is the hardest part of your day? when she is fussy and wont let me put her down to get anything done she just wants to cry.
5. Do you have your pre preggo body back yet? Are you doing anything to get it back? Not quite yet, but she is only 8 weeks old today.. I am going for an evening walk with her while shes fussy.
6. I know there is preggo brain, but have you had any mommy brain moments?yes like forgetting the diaper bag @ home when i should have grabbed it.
7. When you get a moment alone, what do you do or have you done? just breath, watch tv for a few
8. How's DH getting along? Hes good with her but he has been pretty good with all the boys, he doesn't really change diapers much but we will get there lol
9. Have you DTD yet? Yesssssssssss so painful lol
10. What's the cutest thing about your baby? she has dimples
11. Any big plans for June? Yes we are planning on going to Disneyland the 28th 29th and 30th
12. What's your favorite thing about summer? swimming, and outdoor activities when its not too hot.

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Joined: 07/23/07
Posts: 1743

1. Babies age/weight/height 8 weeks/10 lbs/23ish inches?
2. Baby's latest milestone smiling and 'talking'
3. Are you back at work, if so how's it going? If not, how are you dealing with life with a new little one? It's hard juggling a newborn and two others.
4. What is the hardest part of your day? evening - he always seems to be hungry when I'm making dinner or during dinner so he fusses a lot around that time
5. Do you have your pre preggo body back yet? Are you doing anything to get it back? hahaha! I have plans to exercise...
6. I know there is preggo brain, but have you had any mommy brain moments? ugg yes I keep leaving my grocery lists/coupons/wallet etc. home
7. When you get a moment alone, what do you do or have you done? eat ice cream and watch tv
8. How's DH getting along? He is awesome with the kids, baby included.
9. Have you DTD yet? yep - maybe that's why he's awesome lol
10. What's the cutest thing about your baby? When he smiles and coos at me!
11. Any big plans for June? VBS in a couple weeks - I'm supposed to help with crafts but it's already seeming to be more than I bargained for. I'll probably be leaving baby in the nursery and coming to nurse him and I'm nervous that I still won't be producing enough milk to ebf him the feeding.
12. What's your favorite thing about summer? Family vacations - camping, seeing other family, beaches, etc.

Joined: 03/10/09
Posts: 546

1. Babies age/weight/height 7weeks 4 days, and at her 5 week appt she was 8lbs 12oz 22in

2. Baby's latest milestone She will roll from her back to her side, is grabbing hair and has pulled her paci out of her mouth a couple of times.

3. Are you back at work, if so how's it going? If not, how are you dealing with life with a new little one? Not working, but life is pretty good. The two older boys are out of school for the summer and we've all made it through the first 5 days so thats saying something. HaHaH!

4. What is the hardest part of your day? I think just getting up and going in the morning. I'm the one getting up with her in the middle of the night since DH works. Yes she does only get up once during the night, but that half hour to an hour of broken sleep does me in for some reason. But once i'm up and going everything is peachy.
5. Do you have your pre preggo body back yet? Are you doing anything to get it back? Hahaha! I wish. I am 12lbs from pre preg weight. But...3lbs of that is because I have started birth control again. I need to get my butt in gear and start walking at a minimum.
6. I know there is preggo brain, but have you had any mommy brain moments? Pretty sure that has happened..especially with grocery shopping even with a list, I always forget something.

7. When you get a moment alone, what do you do or have you done? Read, and will take a bath as long as DH is home.

8. How's DH getting along? Amazing! He loves this little girl to pieces. He will take her when he gets home from work so I can get dinner finished or whatever else I need to do.

9. Have you DTD yet? Yes a few times. The first time was a bit hard but it's gotten easier and better.

10. What's the cutest thing about your baby? I love love love her smiles and coos.

11. Any big plans for June? No, my brothers birthday is next week, then fathers day, then my moms birthday the following week. So i'm sure we will all get together and do dinner at least. Towards the end of the month I believe we will be meeting my in-laws halfway as they are taking my stepson for 2-4 weeks.

12. What's your favorite thing about summer? Love the warmer weather and being able to be outside a whole lot more. I hate being cooped up in the house for days on end.

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Joined: 07/03/10
Posts: 511

1. Babies age/weight/height: 8 weeks, 16lbs 26inches
2. Baby's latest milestone: Smiling Smile I love it!
3. Are you back at work, if so how's it going? If not, how are you dealing with life with a new little one? Adjusting well. Staying busy with all the kids home.
4. What is the hardest part of your day? Naptime, my 2yr old has been having meltdowns lately.
5. Do you have your pre preggo body back yet? Are you doing anything to get it back? Eating healthier and working out
6. I know there is preggo brain, but have you had any mommy brain moments? Too many! Lol
7. When you get a moment alone, what do you do or have you done? I usually take a bath if I get free time. It helps me relax.
8. How's DH getting along? About the same. He's always at work work so he doesn't deal with home stuff.
9. Have you DTD yet? Yep
10. What's the cutest thing about your baby? His chunky lil rolls! He's soooo chubby and sweet
11. Any big plans for June? My lil man turns 2 on the 14 th so we'll be having his party next week.
12. What's your favorite thing about summer? Hanging out with the kiddos outside. I love being outdoors and adventuring with the kiddos.