Six Months of Breastfeeding, Pumping and Supplementing

On Monday, with William reaching six months of age, I reached a milestone as well, six months of breastfeeding and pumping (with supplementing with formula). I’ve blogged and said aloud that my goal is to get him to his first birthday with at least some breast milk each day. There are days when that seems easy and days when that seems hard.

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Fisher Price Deluxe SpaceSaver High Chair – Product Review

This week were excited to have William use the Fisher Price Deluxe SpaceSaver High Chair for the first time. The chair can be used for newborns through toddlers with the chair back reclining for newborns, being upright for infants and coming off entirely to become a booster seat for toddlers.

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William’s Six Month Doctor Appointment

Since William turned six months on Monday, it was time today for his six month well child and vaccination appointment. As I had to work, Matt took photos for me of the appointment. Instead of crying on the scale as he’s done in the past, William looks pretty calm and engaged for his weigh in. As we all suspected, he is now over 16 pounds.

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Starting Solid Foods

I’ve been looking forward to starting William on solid foods for a while. Even though a few people tried to nudge us to starting early, I held strong that he would start at six months. Over the weekend we had him practice sitting in his high chair on the ground to get used to it. Then, we put him fully in his chair, on a chair and prepared to give feeding him solids a shot.

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Little Bunny – Book Review

As anyone who knows Candy can tell you, she loves animals especially cows and rabbits. So, I was not surprised that William’s Easter basket this year had a book about rabbits in it. As a new mom I’m constantly in awe of how much variety there is in board books for infants. “Little Bunny” is shaped like a bunny. This adorable color makes the book so inviting. The cover illustrations and throughout the book are some of the best I’ve ever seen in a children’s book.

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