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.
Ever since C’s colic started, I’ve been following The Fussy Baby Site‘s blog. Today, they posted a list of the Top Websites for Colic. I visited the Ask Dr. Sears website that was listed and stumbled upon information on high needs babies. I had an “aha” moment – FINALLY, C’s personality is explained.
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….
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.
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!