Sounds like everyones bubs are fattening up nicely! Tahra&Kate, I let the little miss sleep on her tummy on my lap during the day while I read a book or watch TV or post on the huggies forum. Sometimes I let her sleep on her tummy for a little while on a rug when I'm folding washing etc, basically only when I'm watching closely. The tummy time is good for helping her pass wind as well.
declan&miasmummy - has the family flu passed over? I'm feeling yucky today, sore throat and sniffly, I really hope Charlotte doesn't get it.
Charlotte is putting on lots of weight and doing well despite our early feeding problems. Although she is still very unsettled, I went to a website on reflux and she ticks almost all the boxes, so today am giving her infant gaviscon before her feeds and seeing if that improves... so far so good! It's 10:30am and by this time for the last week she has already cried non stop for 3 or 4 hours and today there has not been any crying. It's strange, she is so unsettled and teary (with wet tears, oh that tugs at the heart strings) all day and then come night, she has a big long feed at about 7 or 8, sleeps for 5 hours, has another long feed then goes back to sleep until about 4am, when she wakes up full of smiles... that lasts an hour or two and then the tears start. Praying the gaviscon works!
Do any of your bubs have a strong preference for lying on one side of their head? Little miss loves turning her head to the right. Whenever I put her to bed I turn it to the left, come back later and she has usually moved it. Last night I put her under her blanket with feet at the bottom of the cot, her head on the left, came back an hour later and she was sideways in cot with head on the right... I didn't even realise she was capable of moving so much, she's only 5.5 weeks old! Anyway, I'm trying to encourage her to put her head to the other side with pretty toys to look at and putting her at the other end of the cot as the cot is at the foot of our bed, that way she is looking at us. It's not working too well, maybe she will just get a flat head!
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