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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #90 on: November 30, 2007, 20:08:36 pm »
Sounds like all is going smoothly, that is great.

Good luck for the weekend, keep us posted on how things go.
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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #91 on: November 30, 2007, 20:46:34 pm »
Sounds great!! - Will you drop the 2oz all at once?  I probably would have been too chicken to do that  ;)  Something else to keep in mind - right after we dropped the DF, dd went through a growth spurt, so don't be surprised if something kooky happens like that!!  It's always better to be prepared imho!  Keep up the good work, hope things continue to be smooooooth sailin! 8)


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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #92 on: December 02, 2007, 19:04:59 pm »
Day 6 and things couldn't be going better....yes vadensmommy, I did drop the 2oz all at once...the first night of that, he started winding up for a cry as soon as the bottle was empty, and I thought I was done for - but I popped the paci in and he was out like a light!  Curiously all of his sleep (naps and night-time) has improved since we began this process - it could be coincidence, but I'm not asking any questions  ;)  His daytime consumption started to improve 4 days into it....here's what yesterday looked like:

7:30 5 oz
11:30 6 oz
3:30 7 oz
6:30 6 oz  (kinda close to the last feed, I know...but bath was early and he's totally conditioned to bottle after bath...)
9:30 4 oz

total:  28 oz (best in a long time!)

today he's done 6oz at each of his feeds so far....

I'll keep my eyes open for any GS wierdness ;-)  and keep you all posted....

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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #93 on: December 02, 2007, 19:37:59 pm »
That sounds great!  DD did the same - all her sleeps improved dramatically, and her solids amounts went through the roof!  Glad to hear things are going so great!!!!!!


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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #94 on: December 02, 2007, 19:40:52 pm »
That is fantastic, I am so pleased things are going so well for you.  ;D Well done.
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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #95 on: December 03, 2007, 00:17:04 am »
Thanks to both of you for the encouragement - knowing we're not going it alone really does help.... :)

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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #96 on: December 03, 2007, 21:10:50 pm »
 ;D ;D We are here with you every step of the way.
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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #97 on: December 04, 2007, 20:18:06 pm »
mimicoto - how are things going for the past couple of nights?  Still smooth sailin?


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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #98 on: December 04, 2007, 21:23:44 pm »
Yup!  Super smooth!  I thought of you last night vadensmommy - I'm not sure but I seem to remember from your posts that by the time you got to the earlier, smaller DF's your lo just started refusing them....that's what happened last night.  He ate really well during the day (best ever, really), then last night at 9:00 I went in with a 2 oz bottle and he wanted nothing to do with it - gave me the distinct impression that I had disturbed him from what he'd rather be doing!  He slept through the night with no problem, and although he was not terribly hungry for his first 2 feeds, he drank his 3 pm like it was the last bottle he was ever going to have  ;D  I'll offer the 9:00 DF again for the next couple of nights and see if he's ready to just give it up.  Like you, this was MUCH easier than I could've imagined! 

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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #99 on: December 04, 2007, 21:53:35 pm »
Fantastic news, I am so pleased that things are going so smoothly  ;D
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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #100 on: December 05, 2007, 22:02:00 pm »
Sounds great!
I think it might have been one of the other moms that their lo refused the df.  DD seemed to always want to eat at night, no matter what  ;D  So much less interesting things going on at night than during the day I guess.  Hope the good stuff continues!!


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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #101 on: December 06, 2007, 00:25:41 am »
Alright, our night sleep has gotten rotten in addition to the EW, so I'm going to try again with the DF wean.  I never finished it because everyone got sick and we went out of town and she seemed to be having a GS, all at the same time. 
So, tonight it's 4 ounces at 9p.   

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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #102 on: December 06, 2007, 01:34:29 am »
Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Lyn!!!!
**Pom Pom's waving**
Ok, there's my cheering for the night - just be glad you can't see me shakin my big booty!!!
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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #103 on: December 06, 2007, 20:29:31 pm »
LMAO  ;D

Good luck Lyn, let us know how you get on.  :-*
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Re: Diary of a dreamfeed wean!
« Reply #104 on: December 07, 2007, 00:22:35 am »
Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Lyn!!!!
**Pom Pom's waving**
Ok, there's my cheering for the night - just be glad you can't see me shakin my big booty!!!
 ;D
;D ;D ;D

Well, she was up today at 5:20 ish, but she wasn't hungry at all.  She pooped about 20 minutes after she woke, so that's what that was about.  I'm doing 4 ounces today and I'm going to try to do it a little earlier.  And we will see. 
Thanks for the encouragement you guys!