Monthly Archives: August 2010

Feeding Update – Bottle

On her 4 week birthday, we decided we just couldn’t take the finger feeding anymore.  We introduced the bottle.  She’s been great with it and it certainly makes feeding easier and more relaxing for us.  I think there are just … Continue reading

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Happy 4 Weeks!

Today, Margeaux is 4 weeks old! Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 4 weeks already.  Yesterday she had the tongue tie snipped and starting today we are spending all our time working on the breastfeeding – which scares the crap … Continue reading

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Parenting is Hard Work.

I’ve been thinking about this post and how to write it for quite a few days now.  It’s about two things I think – my selfishness, and my foolishness. First off, my foolishness.  And please read this and picture me … Continue reading

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Florida is so very far away . . .

Only one day left of our visit from my parents – Margeaux’s Grandparents.  It’s been a great visit.  I envisioned more “work” getting done, but in reality it’s been a just perfect visit mixed with lots of cuddle time and … Continue reading

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Feeding Update

We did about 24 hours of breastfeeding only, but she was pretty angry during that 24 hours.  We think she’s just not working hard enough to get enough.  We think this is because of a tongue tie – not sure … Continue reading

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Margeaux’s Birth Story

I tried to remember the facts, I even planned to write them down, but when you’re in the thick of it, time is out the window, and there’s just too much else going on. 9:30pm – 7/26/10 (Due date!) Monday … Continue reading

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First Night of Breastfeeding

We are finally getting the hang of breastfeeding.  After our second successful attempt at breastfeeding yesterday (after a week of finger feeding pumped breast milk) we went on to exclusively breastfeed all night long.  Still working with the consultant (using … Continue reading

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And Baby Makes Three . . .

We would like to welcome to our little family, Margeaux Shannon.  She was born at 6:58pm on Tuesday, July 27, 2010.  She weighed 6 lbs and 13.5 oz and was 20 inches long.  She has a full head of brown … Continue reading

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