Life & Relationships: Miracle Blanket

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5 Month Old Breastfed Baby, Sleep Issues, Formula and Miracle Blanket

I think I may have a unique problem that is a combination of breastfeeding, swaddling, sleep, and sanity... My 5 month old daughter Isabella was never a great sleeper. She cluster fed from the beginning and if it wasn't for the pump I think I would have either given up breastfeeding or jumped off a bridge! A friend of mine highly recommended the miracle blanket which is sort of like a baby straightjacket. It worked in extending her sleep by an hour or two (when she only slept a couple of hours, it was very helpful) and it became...


Infant Sleep Advice

I have a sweet newborn. he is my second baby. The first had all kinds of...

Finding Out Sex

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I Need the Perfect Baby Gift

My best friend just called to tell me that he and his wife are expecting their first baby! I am so excited. They're not finding out the sex so it makes it kindof hard. I want to get the baby a great gift! Any ideas? Thanks, K.


What Do I Need??

Hi all, I'm a first time mom to be, expecting a baby boy in 5 weeks and...

Maternity Leave

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Back to Work - Two Baby Questions Feeding and Sleeping

I am Mom to a 20 month old and a 3 month old. I am now back to work. My husband is taking vacation to be at home with the baby for 3 weeks and we are having some major problems getting him to take the bottle. Until now he has breast-fed great. He took a bottle about 4 times while I was on maternity leave (the last few times the sitter said he was fussy but I did not think too much about it since he took it great at 4 weeks old). Now... for 5 days last week he drank less than an ounce ALL DAY (7am til 6pm) for my husband. I am pumping...