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Six Weeks

6 Feb

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This is how weeks four through six have gone. Scream. Feed. Scream some more. Sleep (maybe). Repeat.

And the crying? Shuts down my brain. Thank goodness for a husband who manages to calm both of us down.

But colic? Nope. Milk imbalance. So all I have to do is pump 2-4 ounces before each feed. Which is so convenient when you’re out in public or have a hungry baby hollering at you. But – it turns screamy baby into a happy one. So I’m genuinely grateful to have some way to deal with my massive milk oversupply.

The toddler? Is finally settling into a new routine. The tantrums have calmed down and she ADORES her baby sister.

I have hope this will get easier. But for now, we’re in survival mode. And that is okay. It has to be. I mean come on. Look at that face – even furious she’s still irresistible.

2 Responses to “Six Weeks”

  1. Mirjam February 6, 2012 at 6:31 am #

    Oh that sounds so familiar, survivalmode, it felt like I went through it all sleepwalking.
    But babies grow up, fast! You will soon have some time to yourself, time to breath..
    And you are SO right, she is cute!!!

  2. Kristin February 8, 2012 at 11:50 am #

    I love her expression! So adorable!

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