Teething, Teething, and More Teething

If you’ve been following for a while, you may recall that C has been teething for quite some time.  Two months, actually.  For these past two months, C’s mouth has become increasing like a faucet.  He gnaws on EVERYTHING.  It actually kinda hurts when he bites on your finger because he clamps down so hard.  Poor thing.

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Get Me Outta Here!

Ever have one of those days that make you want to run far, far away?

Yup, it’s one of those days.  And it’s only 12:48pm.

C has been crying constantly for hours.  He’s been fed twice, changed multiple times, rocked, put in his bouncy seat, etc. etc. etc….

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Crying It Out

At C’s 2-week appointment, the pediatrician drew us a chart.  It was a bell curve, warning that a baby will peak in fussiness at 2 months of age before improving.  I can already see that we’re making our way up that curve.

The past two mornings, C woke up relatively early (around 6am) and wouldn’t go back to sleep.  Instead, he cried.  And cried.  And cried.

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A Bottle Dilemma

Since I purchased the Philips Avent Isis breast pump, I also decided to go with the Avent bottles.  While I love how easy they are to use (and convenient, considering the pump is the same brand), C seems to be swallowing a lot of air.  It breaks my heart when he gets his “gas cry” after eating.  I want to make it go away!  I read about Tommee Tippee bottles, which are supposedly great for breastfeeding and gassy babies.  I ordered them through Amazon Prime and they should be here on Wednesday – I wish they’d get here even sooner!

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