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April 2014

A group for moms with babies born in April 2014.

Members: 52
Latest Activity: Apr 29

Welcome, mamas!

Be sure to introduce yourself on the wall and tell us all about your little one! Pics are good too :)

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Favorite word or phrase?

Started by Amber, Mom365 Host. Last reply by Amber, Mom365 Host Apr 29. 2 Replies

Does your little one have a favorite word or phrase they use all the time?  What words or phrases do you most often hear them say?Continue

My little parrot?

Started by Amber, Mom365 Host. Last reply by Amber, Mom365 Host Apr 12. 2 Replies

Is your little one a little parrot and repeating everything you say? Have you ever said anything, just to hear them repeat it and wish you never said it in front of them? I know I have, lol!Continue

Happy 2nd birthday to your April baby!

Started by Amber, Mom365 Host. Last reply by Amber, Mom365 Host Apr 12. 4 Replies

Happy birthday to your April little one!How are you planning to spend the big day?  Will you do a party?  Something big or something small?   Will you have a theme?Continue

Shoes for summer?

Started by Amber, Mom365 Host Mar 29. 0 Replies

Are you getting your little ones some summer shoes?  What kind are you going with?  So many options that are sandals kinda look dangerous for a little one running around on the playground and such-…Continue

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Comment by Katie, Mom365 Host on April 1, 2016 at 4:10pm

Happy Second Birthday, April 2014 babies and moms! We'd like to wish you lots of luck, fun and happiness in the coming year, and look forward to sharing the next 12 months of milestones with you! And be sure to join us over in the Moms of 2-Year-Olds group  :)
xoxo
Amber, Katie, and everyone at Mom365

Comment by Katie, Mom365 Host on April 9, 2015 at 12:30pm

Happy first birthday to all the April 2014 babies and their mamas! Everyone here at Mom365 hopes your first year was a wonderful one. We look forward to seeing your babies grow and develop!

Comment by Amber, Mom365 Host on February 23, 2015 at 10:53pm

Hi Lilady,

Welcome!  Sounds like you have a wonderful family!  That is so neat you were able to have another little one 20 years later- and that your daughters are enjoying their little brother!

Comment by Lillady on February 22, 2015 at 10:24pm
Hi everyone, I'm Karen. Roscoe (Bear) was born on Easter, 4/20/14 by emergency c-section. We had previously scheduled a c-section due to his large size, but my water broke at 37 weeks 5 days. Arriving at the hospital, the doctor on duty decided that I should "try" to go naturally; regardless of my doctor's recommendations. Roscoe had other plans. Within 3 hours of arriving at the hospital, Roscoe made it clear, he was ready. Thankfully, Roscoe was born weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. A very normal size baby. I am dedicated to breastfeeding Roscoe for the first year. I am following the doctors' recommendations for solids, as well. Within a month of birth, we realized that Roscoe has severe eczema. Deleting dairy from my diet has helped, but there is no one cure. He's been off the chart for height since his 1 month check up and his weight is now in the 90th percentile. (His head too, hehehe) He's a big and healthy little boy. His first tooth erupted on 2/2 and his second erupted on 2/18. Thankfully, they have not interfered with breastfeeding. Neither he, nor I, am ready to stop. Currently, he his 31 inches, and 24.5 pounds. He's working on crawling. He doesn't have a lot of interest in crawling, as he's found he can roll just about anywhere he needs to go. I'm just so thankful that he's healthy.
Additionally, I have twin 21 year old daughters. Having a baby 20 years apart from my girls, has been extremely gratifying. My daughters are juniors in college, and they love their little brother. I have found a total and consuming love for motherhood all over again.
Comment by Amber, Mom365 Host on January 21, 2015 at 11:44am

Hi Ashleigh,

Welcome and congrats on your little Brielle!  So glad to hear that your little one is doing well! 

Comment by FamilyValues14 on January 20, 2015 at 10:29pm

Hi everybody. My name is Ashleigh and m baby Brielle was born 4/5 weighing 4lbs, 8oz at 36 weeks. We did IVF to get pregnant. It was a long journey, but it was worth it and she's here and healthy!!!

Comment by Victoria Hart on November 20, 2014 at 9:15am
She probably just needs mommy to soothe her. That's your job after all. Babies aren't capable of soothing themselves. And letting her cry like that is damaging. UNT did a study in 2012 regarding that and found that babies are incapable of self soothing. They just learn their cries won't be answered.
Comment by Amber, Mom365 Host on November 20, 2014 at 8:44am

Sounds like she isn't very hungry when she wakes if she doesn't finish the bottle- that's so rough to have a little one getting up still! Maybe when she wakes up, pick her up to settle her, then lie her back down and try not giving her the bottle? Each night as you get her, make the time you hold her to settle her shorter and shorter- then she kinda gets weaned off the idea that she should get up.

Comment by Lauren Vasquez on November 19, 2014 at 8:13am
Thank you Amber, unfortunately I am unable to put her in her own room at this time. But we have thought about loving her or ourselfs to the front room. Not sure if that will help. Yes she is on solids and eats well then I give her a bottle with rice cereal in it as well right before bed. Most of the time she falls asleep while eating and doesn't finish the bottle no matter what I do to wake her.
Comment by Amber, Mom365 Host on November 19, 2014 at 6:27am

Hi Lauren! Congratulations on your little Kara! It can be normal for a 6 or 7 month old to still wake up sometimes- but it sure can be hard! Are you able to move her into her own room? I found that when I moved the kids into their own room, they started sleeping through the night way better! That might be worth a try if you can/are comfortable with it. Have you started solids with her? If not, you might try starting a little at night to see if that helps keep her tummy full.

 

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