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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Circus Supplemental

The day has finally arrived....

The day I knew would come...

The day I had to send formula with Miles to the sitter. :0(

When I picked him up yesterday she told me she had ran out of milk. I have only been pumping 4-5 oz at a time and she said he's been taking that plus like 1 more oz out of another bag. The timing couldn't have been more perfect though, on Miles' part. She usually feeds him around 4:15 or so, but yesterday he was either having another growth spurt or was just extra tired from his long weekend and slept from 3:00 until I picked him up at 5:20. So that was a blessing, otherwise she would have been dealing with a screaming, starving baby.

It still makes me sad though, to know that I can't keep up with his needs anymore. But it also makes me happy to know that he is growing and is one step closer to starting solid foods. The books I've read say you can start 4-6 months. I want to wait until his 4 month checkup with the pediatrician on 8/17 to see what he thinks.

Any other BF'ing moms supplementing too? What are your thoughts?

Tonight we are going to the circus! YAY! We are going with S&J, Drew, and Fun Aunt S.I.!! It will definitely be Miles' first circus and I think Drew's too. You can go an hour and half before the show starts and get to walk on the floor of the arena meeting clowns, riding elephants. Should be lots of crazy fun!

I'll leave you with some pics from the weekend.

Week 13

Birthday Party/Girl #2

Birthday Party/Girl #1 (sitter's daughter)

I love to sleep on my face!
Grammy giving her 1st bath!

Got Mamas Milk Blinkie
Working Mom Blinkie

14 nice things to say...:

Liddy said...

Have fun at the circus! Take lots of pictures.

Stopping by for an ICLW visit...
No. 95: The Unfair Struggle (male-factor infertility, good friends, neighborhood rumblings)

FET Accompli said...

Your baby's growing!! The circus sounds like it'll be so much fun --enjoy!


Kristin said...

He is gorgeous and getting so big. Have fun at the circus.


Anonymous said...

Steph said....Yeah for the Circus.
We used Earth's Best Organic Formula. He may just need it for a growth spurt.

Stacey Queen said...

Hope you have fun at the circus. I cant wait to see pictures.

BrandiH2007 said...

I'm not supplementing yet, but I'm afraid I'm going to have to. Have you tried the fenugreek? I think it works pretty well. They say you can take it for 6 weeks and then off for 3, but not everyone has to keep taking it after their supply is up cause it just stays up.

The circus sounds like fun!

Michelle said...

Your son is sooo cute!!! Have fun starting solids..I think I had sweet potatoes in my hair everyday for at least a month!!

Enjoy the circus!


Michelle said...

He is so cute!!! I hope you have a blast at the circus!

Barefoot said...

Hope the circus is fun!! Love the pics -- especially of your face-sleeping baby. :)

Hillary said...

Hope you had a great time at the circus -- Miles is adorable!

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Lorza said...

awwww! how cute. That is awesome that he is doing so good!!!

Here from ICLW

Lisa RM said...


Beautiful Mess said...

Happy ICLW!

I supplemented with both of my kids. I had to use soy formula due to allergies with both of them, but the did pretty well. Took Zilla some time to get use to the nipple, but you shouldn't have a problem with that.

Have SO much fun at the circus! Can't wait to see pictures!

Rae said...

Awww sweetie, it's OK, he's just growing!! LOL

Aloria had to have formula at about 2 months, I couldn't keep up at all!!

KJ was on formula before he was a month due to me going to ICU for the pulmonary embolism and NOW you'd never know the difference!! LOL

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