Newborn

  1. Newborn Anyone use a services like plated? seems it would be easier on me. single and always end up with a bunch of leftovers...(more) 2-23-2015 12:57pm (1 reply)
    not to mention saves time shopping.
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    • i use it, it's great 2-23-2015 12:58pm
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  2. Newborn Went on 1st date post divorce last night. He said we should do it again before we left and he sent a text before bed about the bad weather. Good sign? I realized my flirting game...(more) 2-16-2015 9:34am (6 replies)
    is definitely lacking.
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    • Sounds like he wants to be warm and snuggling you in bed. 2-16-2015 9:35am
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    • yes he's interested. Did you text back? 2-16-2015 9:36am
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      • Well I replied to the text before that but didn't know what to say to "seems like the wind is starting to die down"... What should have said? 2-16-2015 9:37am
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        • Something about warm in bed 2-16-2015 9:38am
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          • Damn. Oh well... Now do I just wait for him to text again? 2-16-2015 9:39am
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        • not sure. He doesn't sound like a great conversationalist. Maybe "sure does. Have a great night" 2-16-2015 9:39am
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  3. Newborn Does any one have any good ideas on how to soothe a baby to sleep? That takes less than 2 hours? 2-9-2015 6:40pm (12 replies)
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    • Paci, swaddle and Rock 2-9-2015 6:42pm
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    • how old? swaddle? shhhhhh? wear and go about business until he falls asleep? 2-9-2015 6:42pm
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    • swaddle 2-9-2015 6:42pm
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    • try:https://myfpideas.com/servlet/hype/IMT?userAction=Browse&documentId=d9975bab8cded75964d293725d55a3ba&templateName=&documentTableId=1423524718915 2-9-2015 6:43pm
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      • This is great!! Thank you!! I love that you can get a $500 prize just for an idea!! 2-9-2015 6:54pm
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    • look up 'happiest baby on the block'. basically swaddling and shushing and gentle rocking with db laying in your arms on one side. 2-9-2015 6:43pm
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      • Thank you!! Looked it up. Great information!! 2-9-2015 6:54pm
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        • you're welcome! and the miracle blanket rocks if your not great at swaddling like I was 2-9-2015 7:11pm
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    • feed him or her 2-9-2015 6:43pm
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    • Nurse? 2-9-2015 6:43pm
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    • Sling 2-9-2015 6:44pm
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  4. Newborn I can't believe I'm watching Greys Anatomy but I am and now I need to know what's wrong with the hot black guy's baby. 2-5-2015 8:08pm (2 replies)
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    • baby has that disorder where your bones are very weak and break super easily. i think the fatal kind 2-5-2015 8:09pm
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  5. Newborn How to get urine smell out of a mattress? It's already dried-DS slept through it and when he woke up I could smell it 1-26-2015 9:00am (1 reply)
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    • Go to the pet-care aisle. There's some spray that kills the bacteria. We used it in our car when we spilled milk. It's awesome 1-26-2015 9:01am
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  6. Newborn Every year we go snowboarding out west. We had a place booked for the first week of March since before I got pregnant. LO will be three months old at this point. The altitude is at 7000 feet. One pedi 1-13-2015 5:06pm (7 replies)
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    • What is LO? 1-13-2015 5:07pm
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      • little orangatang 1-13-2015 5:09pm
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      • "Little one "--I've been on too many baby forums now that I'm on maternity leave 1-13-2015 5:10pm
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    • o 1-13-2015 5:07pm
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    • I'm going to suggest you post on toddler. Also, I'm assuming you're new here and I'm going to suggest you log off...(more) 1-13-2015 5:08pm
      From this viper pit and never look back.
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    • i've never heard of alititude being an issue for infants but i guess its possible. sorry I dont know 1-13-2015 5:08pm
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  7. Newborn - no subject -...(more) 1-13-2015 5:06pm (0 replies)
    Every year we go snowboarding out west. We had a place booked for the first week of March since before I got pregnant. LO will be three months old at this point. The altitude is at 7000 feet. One pediatrician said it should be fine, another was weary. Anyone have any experience with this? Should we go or cancel? TIA!
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  8. Newborn I'm mad at dh bc when I was pregnant 8 years ago, he refused to help me up our walkup with he groceries from Fairway, he said "you're pregnant, not sick."...(more) 12-28-2014 10:25pm (28 replies)
    Why can't I get over that? We've moved past such horrors but I can't forget.
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    • *the 12-28-2014 10:25pm
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    • because it was an asshole thing to say 12-28-2014 10:25pm
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    • because he showed himself to be a dick 12-28-2014 10:25pm
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      • ^and that's hard to forget. or forgive. 12-28-2014 10:26pm
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    • I can't believe you stayed with such a wretched man. 12-28-2014 10:25pm
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    • he sounds like a shmuck- I totally get you- you have my empathy- no woman should be spoken to or treated like that 12-28-2014 10:26pm
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    • I can't imagine he has become MORE considerate, kind and attentive in the ensuing years, has he? 12-28-2014 10:27pm
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      • He actually has- very much so. He had a breakthrough. 12-28-2014 10:28pm
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        • Well that is extraordinary 12-28-2014 10:29pm
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          • Yes. But I still can't forget that moment and a few others. 12-28-2014 10:29pm
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            • It may be worthwhile bringing up, if you can. 12-28-2014 10:31pm
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            • what others? 12-28-2014 10:32pm
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        • NP: My DH has gotten SO much better the last few years...I believe it 12-28-2014 10:29pm
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    • i have a similiar story that i think about at times and just cannot forget. was pg with dd#2 11 years ago. i must have been 7 or 8 months. we were at the poconos and walking...(more) 12-28-2014 10:28pm
      along a path where there was a waterfall. it was slick and i slipped and fell. he immediately started yelling at me for not being more careful while i was laying on the ground. an older couple was walking behind us and i cannot forget how horrified they both looked.
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      • How is he now? 12-28-2014 10:29pm
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        • he is fine. i actually cannot imagine him being such a dick right now. he went through a period of a year or two when dc were little where he behaved like a complete asshole. i...(more) 12-28-2014 10:30pm
          almost left him. we went to counseling about 8 years ago and i have no complaints anymore. however, i really just can never forget those bad times.
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          • the reason is because you secretly still think he's going to have a relapse and be a dick again. 12-28-2014 10:34pm
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            • ah, you may be on to something. actually, you are right. i am STILL waiting for the other shoe to drop 8 years later. in the back of my mind, his good behavior is an act and...(more) 12-28-2014 10:36pm
              his true self was the asshole of before.
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              • this is the only reason to hold onto a fear like this. and it's not you, it's most definitely him. 12-28-2014 10:38pm
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          • When I was younger I was in a five year relationship where i felt like that all the time, about many things that had happened, and i couldnt let go of. It took me too long to...(more) 12-28-2014 10:36pm
            realize what all those little instances and episodes adding up to was; he wasnt a good man.
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    • Men don't get it sometimes. they think it's just like normal but with a big belly. they don't get that you get exhausted when you're pregnant. they think that if you're not pu...(more) 12-28-2014 10:29pm
      You must be just fine. Not all, but many. They should be forced to run around the block with a cinder block strapped to the small of their back until they realize that they know nothing about being pregnant.
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      • np: doesn't actually even matter that she was pg. what douchebag refuses to help his wife when asked? 12-28-2014 10:31pm
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        • well, i can see not wanting to make two trips, but really, some people are just awful. 12-28-2014 10:32pm
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      • What?? Pregnant or not, what sort of angry little shit say "NO!" to his spouse asking for help? A worthless one, imo. 12-28-2014 10:33pm
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        • well, we're talking about pregnancy in this case. 12-28-2014 10:35pm
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          • "Making it infinitely worse", was my point. 12-28-2014 10:36pm
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    • what was he doing at the time that was so much more important? i'm curious. i hate him for you. 12-28-2014 10:31pm
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  9. Newborn I truly do not understand, even for a second, how the phrase "happy Holidays" takes away, in ANY way, from my celebration of Christmas. If you think it does, you must be one...(more) 12-22-2014 3:30pm (4 replies)
    insecure Christian or a Tea Party Sheeple
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    • ita 12-22-2014 3:31pm
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    • Of course 12-22-2014 3:33pm
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    • i am no fundamental christian, but happy holidays really bugs me. The holiday is Christmas, if you are an atheist or muslim, or whatever. The reason we are celebrating is...(more) 12-22-2014 3:36pm
      christmas.
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      • Um no other holidays are celebrated at the same time like Hanukah 23 hr 42 min ago
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  10. Newborn 18 yo neice just had baby. Her mom wouldn't even entertain the idea of adoption or abortion. Baby born on suboxone because neice quitting drugs. She doesn't get up int he...(more) 12-22-2014 2:50pm (7 replies)
    middle of night to feed the baby because she is "depressed." What a fuckign disaster
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    • she is quitting drugs? Arent all drug addicts quitting? 12-22-2014 2:51pm
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      • Ask the smokers and drinkers on here 12-22-2014 2:52pm
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        • some just roll with it. some say they are quitting "tomorrow". 12-22-2014 2:54pm
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    • looks like mom gets to start from scratch with the new baby. and i'd file for custody if i were her too. 12-22-2014 2:52pm
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      • they all live together. Mom ex addict also. Lovely 12-22-2014 2:59pm
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    • ugh. sounds horrible. What a terrible situation for this baby even though I am sure the "pro-lifers" will have lots to say here... 12-22-2014 2:52pm
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      • the prolifers only fight the fight before the baby is born. What is done with the baby afterwards is none of their concern. 12-22-2014 2:53pm
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  11. Newborn Has a man you have been with or dh ever feared you would br...(more) 12-22-2014 12:01pm (4 replies)
    you would sprain or break his penis from too much sex or too much wild sex?
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    • who are you people? 12-22-2014 12:02pm
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      • people with a sense of humor 12-22-2014 12:02pm
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      • Are you Mormon? 12-22-2014 12:03pm
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      • my god you women are uptight 12-22-2014 12:03pm
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  12. Newborn What % on YB would you say are in classic happy marriages? What % not? What % divorced? 12-21-2014 10:17am (6 replies)
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    • i've been w dh for 20 years, married 10. we are not in a classic happy marriage, but we are happy in general. still argue, but we're still loving and communicative. i'd say it's...(more) 12-21-2014 10:21am
      healthy.
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      • ^i read, though, that my generation (40s) and younger have a much lower rate of divorce bc we marry, in general, later. 12-21-2014 10:22am
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      • That sounds happy to me 12-21-2014 10:24am
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        • i think a big key to this is that we don't have unrealistic expectations, and we both see how silly the root of many arguments is. 12-21-2014 10:27am
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          • What % on YB are like you? 12-21-2014 10:28am
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            • have no clue. but there do seem to be a lot of nightmare women on here. 12-21-2014 10:37am
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  13. Newborn What is the deal with Sting & his wife? A dom/sub thing? 12-21-2014 10:09am (0 replies)
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  14. Newborn Should you monitor your baby 24/7?...(more) 12-11-2014 3:59pm (2 replies)
    New to youbemom! Read this article about baby monitors and SIDS, interesting!

    http://national.deseretnews.com/article/2978/Should-you-monitor-your-baby-247.html
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    • ha. i might have bought into that with my first. as it was, I had one of those angel care monitors. 12-11-2014 4:08pm
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      • Yeah, seems like a waste of money! 12-11-2014 4:13pm
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  15. Newborn Should you monitor your baby 24/7?...(more) 12-11-2014 3:56pm (0 replies)
    New to youbemom!
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  16. Newborn Threesome?...(more) 12-7-2014 6:37pm (2 replies)
    DH mentioned wanting to watch me with another woman, but I made it clear I wouldn't let him fuck her... He said he'd still go for it. Is he just saying this to get her into our bed?
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    • That sounds fun.where will you meet her? 12-7-2014 6:44pm
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      • There's a gym buddy I have, we take yoga together at LAFitness....(more) 12-7-2014 6:54pm
        We talk and have going for a drink twice after class. She is definitely my type, if I have one… LOL. Would it be too forward to ask her? How do I go about that aspect of it?
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  17. Newborn How soon...(more) 12-7-2014 5:42pm (1 reply)
    After childbirth did you start masturbating again? I'm at three weeks and still feel sore when I touch myself but find myself aroused.
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    • aren't you tired? jesus. 12-7-2014 5:45pm
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  18. Newborn Baby Nurse Recommendation or Service...(more) 11-25-2014 2:30pm (1 reply)
    Does anyone have a recommendation for a post birth child care or a service that helps match care with expecting families? Thank you.
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    • Mom to Moms Advisor - www.momtomomsadvisor.com 11-25-2014 2:32pm
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  19. Newborn My ds truly believes he is awesome at everything. No self esteems issues! I wonder what happens as we get older that we don't keep this confidence 11-11-2014 9:53pm (1 reply)
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  20. Newborn Had my teeth cleaned today and my gums feel all bloody and sore but they look fine. Weird? 11-11-2014 9:38pm (0 replies)
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  21. Newborn Why did hikcox fly into Newark if she lives in maine 10-31-2014 7:10am (9 replies)
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    • She cane from Africa via Brussels 10-31-2014 7:11am
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    • airlines fly into certain airports from certain countries only 10-31-2014 7:13am
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      • np Brussels flights go to boston. I used to take that route fits fir work 10-31-2014 7:13am
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        • i don't know, was it before or after the 5 airport restrictions for flights? 10-31-2014 7:15am
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        • but every airline has its own hub. my parents end up flying through detroit all the time even though they live in upstate ny - they collect miles from whichever airline that is,...(more) 10-31-2014 7:15am
          and only two airlines service their home airport anyway
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    • maine isn't exactly known for its international airport connections. even if you count flying to canada, einstein. they do have connecting flights 10-31-2014 7:21am
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      • Live in Boston and THIS. And Maine is even less. No direct flights from Boston to a lot of places, fly through NYC or Europe. 10-31-2014 7:34am
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    • Its a non- profit. I assume that even if there WAS a non-stop flight (and I don't think there is) they would be buying reasonably priced tickets (i.e. Not non-stop) 10-31-2014 7:35am
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  22. Newborn Good Lord, my daughter had her baby, this whole nursing thing is out of hand I say whip out the formula. 10-18-2014 10:03am (9 replies)
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    • fake 10-18-2014 10:03am
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    • original poster, why do folks say fake? What is that your way of telling me I am lying?...(more) 10-18-2014 10:05am
      And what is with the star after it???
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    • why don't you encourage her to "supplement" with formula? no harm in that and takes some pressure off the nursing. doesn't have to be all or nothing! GL!!! 10-18-2014 10:09am
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      • I will thanks. Her little guy was 10lbs. C section, then nursing to me is a bit much I know who good it is supposed to be I will mention supplementing to her. She has a nurse that...(more) 10-18-2014 10:13am
        helps her with advice. Hopefully she will agree. She plans on doing it for three months only.
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        • why not leave her to make her own decision without pressure. Surely she knows it is an option. 10-18-2014 10:14am
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          • I am that pushy helicopter mom everyone talks about!! 10-18-2014 10:17am
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    • Formula is fine. 10-18-2014 11:22am
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  23. Newborn Would you take your dc to a specialist (dr) who was tops in his field who happened to also be your exboyfriend? 9-28-2014 11:14pm (6 replies)
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    • nope. 9-28-2014 11:14pm
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      • Too weird, right? 9-28-2014 11:15pm
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    • no but if i were in contact with him i might ask for a recommendation 9-28-2014 11:17pm
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    • Depends which ex. Only one would make me feel really awkward. 9-28-2014 11:18pm
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    • yes i would - my dc's health trumps my feelings in that situation 9-28-2014 11:20pm
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  24. Newborn Anyone do bathroom renovation lately? What kind of shower did you put in? 9-25-2014 5:14pm (3 replies)
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    • why did you post this to newborn? 9-25-2014 5:15pm
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      • you can dislike me, but I was pointing it out in case she got no responses. That might be why. 9-25-2014 5:17pm
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    • no tub shower. I'm not sure what you mean by kind of shower. it's a kohler fixture I don't love. this was a basement bathroom so not high end. 9-25-2014 5:17pm
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  25. Newborn What would you want in you master suite if you were designing one? 9-25-2014 5:07pm (9 replies)
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    • good closet space and a large bath tub and shower (separate). also a toilet room 9-25-2014 5:08pm
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    • Separate closets & bathrooms 9-25-2014 5:09pm
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    • his and her beds 9-25-2014 5:09pm
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    • Smallish bedroom with room for bed and book shelves and a chair. Small side room for treadmill and work out stuff. Closet and dressing area. Bathroom with steam shower, tub, dual...(more) 9-25-2014 5:10pm
      Sinks and seperate toilet room.
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    • An adjoining compartment for DH to sleep in. 9-25-2014 5:10pm
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      • Awesome 9-25-2014 5:11pm
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        • Like the drawer things that Japanese businessmen sleep in. 9-25-2014 5:12pm
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    • a vanity with bright lights and magnifying mirror 9-25-2014 5:12pm
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    • A shoe closet. 9-25-2014 5:13pm
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