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Joined: 01/31/08
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Your Name:
Baby's Name:
Birthday:
How many weeks baby was born at:
Weight at birth:
Current weight (or best guess):
How did you come up with baby's name?
Baby's overall temperment:
How often/much does baby eat?
Where is LO sleeping at night?
How long is LO awake during the day?
Baby's current clothing size:
How is your recovery going?
Best part about this age:
Least favorite thing about this age:
AND the best part...recent baby pic: :binky:

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Joined: 01/26/09
Posts: 1981

Your Name:Noelle
Baby's Name:Saylor
Birthday:June 3rd
How many weeks baby was born at:35w 3d
Weight at birth: 6lb 15 oz
Current weight (or best guess):8lb
How did you come up with baby's name?heard it a long time ago and loved it
Baby's overall temperment:cuddle bug
How often/much does baby eat?all the time! I'm a human cow between her and pumping
Where is LO sleeping at night?in my arms mostly. Trying to correct that
How long is LO awake during the day?long naps, but awake for at least 30-45 minutes between
Baby's current clothing size:NB is starting to get tight (out of NB pjs)
How is your recovery going?I'm cleared! 6 weeks and back to 100% normal activity, even the gym
Best part about this age:all the coos Smile
Least favorite thing about this age:not sleeping long periods of time
AND the best part...recent baby pic:

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Joined: 11/23/06
Posts: 2672

Your Name: Sandra
Baby's Name: Ethan Maverick
Birthday: June 7
How many weeks baby was born at: 40.6
Weight at birth: 7 lbs 2 oz
Current weight (or best guess): No idea! Haven't had him weighed in almost 4 weeks. Getting bigger though!
How did you come up with baby's name? DH's pick Smile
Baby's overall temperment: Sort of grumpy Sad Just working on some gas issues still.
How often/much does baby eat? Every 2 hours. Morning and night.
Where is LO sleeping at night? In bed with me and DH.
How long is LO awake during the day? Not long. He naps between every feeding still. He'll stay up for about an hour and then sleep for an hour before eating again.
Baby's current clothing size: NB. Some of the 0-3 month stuff is starting to fit Smile Size 1 diapers.
How is your recovery going? Pretty well. Feeling back to normal "down there" except the occasional twinge. Pretty much feeling myself again except being tired!
Best part about this age: Snuggles in bed, all night. Napping on my chest in a wrap during the day. SO cozy Smile
Least favorite thing about this age: Being up 5 times a night.
AND the best part...recent baby pic:
Napping on Mommy outside on the swing:

Right now, sleeping in the wrap. I babywear for at least 6 hours a day. He takes most of his naps right here!

Joined: 08/25/07
Posts: 203

Your Name:Lissy
Baby's Name:Asher Evan
Birthday:June 5th-his brother's birthday
How many weeks baby was born at:41 +4
Weight at birth:8lbs 9 oz
Current weight (or best guess):10 1/2 pounds
How did you come up with baby's name?It's what DH and I could agree on Wink
Baby's overall temperment:Generally happy and laid back...until the last couple of days..now fussier
How often/much does baby eat?Every 3-4 hours usually 4, but for an hour at a time
Where is LO sleeping at night?In the pack-n-play swaddled
How long is LO awake during the day?can be up to 1 1/2 hours
Baby's current clothing size:3 months
How is your recovery going?Back to normal
Best part about this age:The smiles and coos
Least favorite thing about this age:Fussiness is harder to fix
AND the best part...recent baby pic:

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Joined: 08/12/12
Posts: 1118

Your Name: Mary
Baby's Name: Anwyn
Birthday: June 15
How many weeks baby was born at: 40+1
Weight at birth: 7 lb 8 oz
Current weight (or best guess): 10 lb
How did you come up with baby's name? DH and I couldn't agree, I liked calling her Wynnie as a nick and DH was more allowing of it that the other choices
Baby's overall temperament: laid back, pretty easy to figure out what she wants and she doesn't seem to cry for no reason.
How often/much does baby eat? every couple hours or so, I try not to keep track because it would probably drive me crazy
Where is LO sleeping at night? swing, rock and play, or the pack and play until I go to sleep then we co-sleep
How long is LO awake during the day? couple hours in the morning, couple hours in the afternoon, couple hours in the evening
Baby's current clothing size: 0-3
How is your recovery going? I feel fine, my stomach muscles occasionally feel weird and really far apart but not painful or anything
Best part about this age: the cuddles
Least favorite thing about this age: always waking up and wanting to be fed when I am trying to cook
AND the best part...recent baby pic:

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Joined: 07/10/07
Posts: 1342

Your Name: karen
Baby Name: julianna
Birthday: June 29
How many weeks born at: 39w4d
Weight birth: 5pds 7.5 oz
Current weight (or best guess): 6pds 8oz
How did you come up with baby's name? i just picked the name her middle name is my 92 year old grandmothers name
Baby's overall temperament: shes pretty good unless she is having belly issues from her milk protein allergy
How often/much does baby eat? shes been cluster feeding at the moment so pretty muchwhen i see her signs
Where is LO sleeping at night in the bassinet next to my bed
How long is LO awake during the day she usually is up for a few hours in the morning and then again around midnight
Baby's current clothing size: newborn
How is your recovery going? great im under pregrancy weight
Best part about this age: dreaming smiles
Least favorite thing about this age: waking up in the middle of the night
AND the best part...recent baby pic:

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Joined: 05/13/12
Posts: 1047

Your Name: Leah
Baby's Name: Jonah
Birthday:May 30th
How many weeks baby was born at:39w4d
Weight at birth: 8lbs 5oz
Current weight (or best guess): 10.5 (guess, he hasn't been weighed in 5 weeks)
How did you come up with baby's name?we liked the way it sounds
Baby's overall temperment:very calm and relaxed
How often/much does baby eat?whenever he is hungry
Where is LO sleeping at night?in a cradle in our room
How long is LO awake during the day?normally a couple of hours a few times a day
Baby's current clothing size:0-3 months, although some of those are getting too short to button up!
How is your recovery going:I am doing great
Best part about this age:just about everything
Least favorite thing about this age:fussing for no apparent reason
AND the best part...recent baby pic:
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Joined: 10/12/04
Posts: 961

Your Name: Rachelle
Baby's Name: Oliver
Birthday: 7-1
How many weeks baby was born at: 39w5d
Weight at birth: 7-15
Current weight (or best guess): no idea. Going for a weight check today.
How did you come up with baby's name? Only one hubby and I both liked.
Baby's overall temperment: happy and calm
How often/much does baby eat? His average, according to my handy app, is 230 minutes/day. Usually gets up twice in the night and goes 2-3 hours during the day.
Where is LO sleeping at night? Rock n play
How long is LO awake during the day? Sometimes as long as 2 hours! He usually has two long awake periods each day.
Baby's current clothing size:newborn
How is your recovery going? I feel 100% back to normal
Best part about this age: his little smiles
Least favorite thing about this age: random fussiness and trying to determine if it's something I'm eating
AND the best part...recent baby pic: this morning

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Joined: 01/31/08
Posts: 3078

Your Name: Ashley
Baby's Name: Hudson
Birthday: 6-6
How many weeks baby was born at: 40w2d
Weight at birth: 7lbs 3oz
Current weight (or best guess): 9 ish? Probably a little under
How did you come up with baby's name? One of several names in our list and DH let me pick. We spend a lot of time on the water so I like the idea of a body of water name
Baby's overall temperment: Mostly happy and easy going but doesn't like to be put down when he's awake and when he's hungry he lets us know! Lol. But definitely not high maintainence like my first.
How often/much does baby eat? About every 2 hours during the day and can go up to 6 at night.
Where is LO sleeping at night? In his room in his crib unless he won't settle back down after he eats, then I'll put him in bed next to me
How long is LO awake during the day? about an hour or so at a time then sleeps for a bit on and off all day
Baby's current clothing size: NB still
How is your recovery going? I feel great other than bummed about how big I am still. This third baby had really thrown me for a loop!
Best part about this age: snuggles against my chest and how I see him start to notice things for the first time
Least favorite thing about this age: how needy he is, I'm not a huge newborn age fan
AND the best part...recent baby pic:

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Joined: 08/06/08
Posts: 857

Your Name: Patience
Baby's Name: Noah
Birthday: 6/21
How many weeks baby was born at: 40wks 1 day
Weight at birth: 7lb 12.8 oz
Current weight (or best guess): 8lbs 7 oz at last appt... guessing closer to 9lbs now!
How did you come up with baby's name? We had Noah picked from DS1 and, middle name is DH's middle.
Baby's overall temperment: snuggley and sleepy!
How often/much does baby eat? varies today he's "snacked" pretty much all day. usually goes 3-4 hrs between eating. snacking 2oz/less. eating... usually about 3-4 oz sometimes a little more.
Where is LO sleeping at night? swing
How long is LO awake during the day? not very! when he is awake its usually in short stretches 30 mins or so but some days he will be awake a few hours!
Baby's current clothing size: 0-3 month but gerber stuff is getting small.
How is your recovery going? Everyne tells me I look great... but I feel cruddy still.... and have put ON weight rather than lost it since we came home. starting to think PPD is setting in as well.
Best part about this age: cuddles. and no back talk!
Least favorite thing about this age: no clue what they are thinking/needing
AND the best part...recent baby pic:

this one is from today- 4 weeks