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November 2012 - Weaning is (messy) fun, what does your baby eat?

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StuntNun Tue 21-May-13 08:01:59

Previous thread: www.mumsnet.com/Talk/postnatal_clubs/1756625-November-2012-When-are-they-going-to-sleep-through-again

Please give your baby's favourite foods so we can get some ideas from each other.

PurplePidjin Tue 21-May-13 20:07:33

First wake up. 5 minutes including nappy check. Really tempted to spend a couple of nights refusing boob sad

Brockle Tue 21-May-13 20:32:29

oops sorry, I finished the fredblush

BigPigLittlePig Tue 21-May-13 20:32:56

Bring on swearing fucking Wednesday.
For the 4th week in a row, F has selected Tuesday as her special night-to-not-settle along with every other day so once again I can't go swimming sad

PetiteRaleuse Tue 21-May-13 20:34:39

LO eats rusks, and prefers Nestle purees to mine the little rascal, for want of a better word.

In finger food she eats avocado on toast, butter on toast, banana on toast, pasta, roast chicken (shredded very very very much), bread, broccoli, melon, and cooked apple pieces.

PetiteRaleuse Tue 21-May-13 20:35:29

That's OK brockle I was unable to thinknof anything to put in a last post.

PetiteRaleuse Tue 21-May-13 20:37:44

Oh, she will eat homemade sweet potato, carrot and courgette purees if I flavour them with butter. She much prefers thigns with fish and meat in them. She is very much a mini me.

Annabel Karmel has a great lentil and leek recipe which DD1 loved; I have yet to make it for LO as it is a faff and I am worried she will further offend my cooking by turning her little nose up at it.

Pikz Tue 21-May-13 20:39:14

Pp not given them yet tomorrow first day so shall let you know!

Here any veg and fruit go along with rice cakes, corn carott sticks and sweetcorn rings, rice pudding, toast, breadsticks, and any fruit in his mesh handle thingy. He is a gannet.

I think like horsey is being told shall have to start reducing his milk as he still drinks close on 40oz plus 3 meals!

BigPigLittlePig Tue 21-May-13 20:40:23

HOW THE FUCK DO YOU GET A BABY TO GO TO SLEEP??????

Pikz Tue 21-May-13 20:42:20

Bplp I have a book called go the fuck to sleep...you could read it to her...

BigPigLittlePig Tue 21-May-13 20:46:11

On a serious note though, during the day, she looks tired, we go upstairs, rock for 5 minutes and she goes to sleep. At nighttime, no chance. Not a chance. All the rocking, feeding etc in the world won't work. Circumstances have to exactly align (sp?) or else it won't work. She has to be exactly tired enough when we begin feeding, otherwise she finishes the feed and is too awake, or nods off before she's fed enough. And woe betide us if we cock up on one or more aspects. Because then we have to wait hours until the right combination of tired/hungry rocks up again. Not sure how to change it.

PetiteRaleuse Tue 21-May-13 20:47:27

I think it was Detective who, about a million threads ago, linked to a youtube recording of Samuel L. jackson reading Go the Fuck to Sleep.

m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=y-vDYOpkoWE&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dy-vDYOpkoWE

It's great. You can just play that to her.

BigPigLittlePig Tue 21-May-13 20:48:19

I can't be cross though as she's now wriggled aroiund on the floor and is licking the coffee table.

Izzybuzzybuzzybees Tue 21-May-13 20:50:56

bplp I'm afraid I can't answer that. J is ridiculously appalling at sleep. I'm hoping for a better night tonight. Six wake ups last night was bad. He is currently on book number two so technically has had a bigger feed than usual.

Food wise we have had baby rice and pear and banana mixed with said baby rice. Oh and yoghurt but that went atrocious didn't it!

Passmethecrisps Tue 21-May-13 20:51:14

Crikey I hope teenykyz is alright. How horrible. Poor kyz and kyzsnr.
<grabs kyz and gives her a massive bosom cuddle>

Hmm. I am feeling a bit odd about weaning. P doesn't seem to actually eat anything.

She loves sucking broccoli with the stalk hanging out her mouth
She loves nomming baby corn
She loves sooking on cucumber. She also loves stroking the cucumber on her eczema cheek.
She loves dry toast

Cereal mixed with lots of nutramigen went ok. Few spoon fulls
Roasted butternut squash seemed not to offend too much
A quarter of a plum got sucked to a pulp

Most of my purée makes her wince and shudder. She though the peach and banana Ella's kitchen pouch was ok.

I bought some pitta bread today so will give her some tomorrow with avocado spread on.

Nothing ever disappears. She never finished anything. We have only been at it just over a week though.

Izzybuzzybuzzybees Tue 21-May-13 20:51:28

For book number two read boob!

TheDetective Tue 21-May-13 20:54:39

Tim Minchins Lullaby might do it also?!

O woke up less than 1 hour after going the fuck to sleep hmm.

That better fucking well be it til the wee hours child...

Erm, sorry about the bottom shuffles brockle grin. O has been perfecting his sitting skills if it's any consolation? In the bath. Minus a bath mat. shock

Heart attack central that was hmm.

I have had a very chilled out baby this evening thank you jabs, thank you!! just hope it makes him sleep. All night. grin

Passmethecrisps Tue 21-May-13 20:54:43

And she insists on sticking her fingers in the contents of any spoon which I attempt to put in her mouth.

Too much too soon I think actually reading that back. I was warned she might be dubious.

Chill the fuck out passme

TheDetective Tue 21-May-13 20:56:45

We're still off the weaning bandwagon. sad Going slowly here. Going to get his sleep sorted, his milk right, and then give him a break before weaning again. He will probably be 27-28 weeks when we try again.

purple no wolves are used in the torte di lupo grin, it's a chocolate/almond tart. Not sure how it got it's name!

BigPigLittlePig Tue 21-May-13 21:06:28

DH told me off for playing Go the fuck to sleep. Words have been exchanged, many sweary words on my part in his direction.

Elizadoesdolittle Tue 21-May-13 21:07:00

Fucking arsewipes. Tonight DD1 went to bed no probs but E is still sitting here blowing rasberries at me. Why can't they just both go to bloody bed at the same time now! I want a nice hot relaxing bath. Humpf.
Off to catch up on fred....

TheDetective Tue 21-May-13 21:15:42

Fuck. 4th wake up..... <gives jabs the evils>.

horseylady Tue 21-May-13 21:18:10

pass ds was like that. One day he decided to eat. That's it??!! Very odd.

daisychain76 Tue 21-May-13 21:18:44

Think l‘ve missed a fred! Apologies if there‘s anything major l‘ve not commented on. Still having huge sleep issues with H but last 2 nights he has done a 2 hour stretch, so fx things may be improving.

H lovees cucumber, lasagne, bread sticks, baked beans (reduced salt and sugar), crumble, spaghetti bolognese, tuna, salmon and noodles. Only thing he wouldn‘t eat was butternut squash. thechick l leave skins on things like cucumber so he can hold them.

Can‘t believe he is 8 months old on Thursday!!

Lily311 Tue 21-May-13 21:19:34

Assignment submitted. I only need 40%. I don't give a fuck about getting the grades anymore, I just want a pass. I didn't put any effort into it. Oh well. I don't care. I had horrible headache today and only a red bull helped, it seems that coffeine was needed.

I am slow at weaning O. Purely because I am busy. So far she adores carrots, parsnips, sweet potato, yoghurt, coergette. She is ok with broccoli and fruits. She loves toast. I do a real mixture of finger food and purees but will start concentrate on weaning properly from now on. My cousin is a health visitor and she said lentils were not suitable just yet, also I should leave the bread, yoghurt and meat. It seems that the guidelines are different in Hungary.

Hope baby Elyza is better, keeping my fingers cross.
det glad that you managed to get the formula.

O is not well, she is really snotty and I think has sore throat. She had only 3 bottles of milk today so I'm in for a difficult night. Poor baby.

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