Illnesses & Symptoms: Myself, Playtex

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9-Week Old Refusing to Accept a Bottle

My nine week old daughter has suddenly started to refuse accepting a bottle. We introduced a bottle, once daily, at 2-weeks of age, per the recommendation of our pediatrician. After six successful weeks, one week ago, she began to refuse it. She becomes hysterical as soon as the nipple is put in her mouth; she kicks, cries, and fights it, seeming to only want the breast. My husband and/or my mother spend 45-60 minutes working on this with her, soothing her as soon as she becomes upset, and then re-introducing the bottle when she is calm....

Aches & Pains

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Dr. Brown's Bottles or Playtex Drop-in Bottles?

I am wondering if anyone has any thoughts about which kind of bottle is better....Dr. Brown's or Playtex Drop-ins? I am thinking of nursing the baby, but I still want to have a bottle to use.


Postpartum Joint Pain

Since having my son in January, I've had increasing joint pain in my knees ...


Severe Joint Pain

Hello, I have been experiencing severe joint pain since before giving birth...