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November 2012 - To sterilise or not to sterilise (bottles that is)

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StuntNun Tue 13-Aug-13 19:44:18
Lily311 Tue 13-Aug-13 19:46:35

Yes till October. A trip to London will end my sterilisation journey.

BettyandDon Tue 13-Aug-13 19:52:54

My DD was born 26.11. We have stopped sterilising bottles. I even wondered today whether I could move her on to cows milk rather than formula as she is eating like a horse (well more than my 3 yr old). She is my 2nd and lets just say I am a little more relaxed!

PetiteRaleuse Tue 13-Aug-13 19:57:01

Welcome to the quiche Betty

Nope; here they have moved against sterilising even from newborn (as long as dishwashered or washed in hot water) but I stopped at 6 months

Pikz Tue 13-Aug-13 19:57:09

I want to stop but am a scaredy cat!

ValiumQueen Tue 13-Aug-13 20:03:15

Bottles and me done.

fruitpastilles Tue 13-Aug-13 20:40:52

I still do, don't know why I bother though with all the crap she puts in her mouth!

BigPigLittlePig Tue 13-Aug-13 20:41:21

grin VQ

Sterilise here, she remains a slave to her innards so don't want to upset things (potentially) more than they already are...

Passmethecrisps Tue 13-Aug-13 20:43:33

Oh! VQ's comment reminded me. I needs to get me some contraception.

Can't cope with progesterone. Can't have oestrogen. What to do??

PetiteRaleuse Tue 13-Aug-13 20:51:21

Ooh DH is done but is wimping out of the post snip test hmm ; is jerking off into a jar that bloody hard?

Pass not sure what type it was but cerazette is freaking evil. Avoid. No more hormones going my way until I need the menopause stuff. Snippety snip.

BigPigLittlePig Tue 13-Aug-13 20:56:59

Pass if you find the answer let me know. Cerezette killed my sex drive. It is a wonder F was conceived at all quite frankly. Although I still haven't had a period. I stopped feeding F weeks ago, and only fed her once a day for weeks prior to that hmm

MissMummy1 Tue 13-Aug-13 21:58:40

Dishwasher has been sterilising stuff for us for the past fortnight, no ill effects to date.

Contraception? Argh. I fell pregnant on the combined pill - despite neurotically taking it at the same time of day, every sodding day - and now have the implant. I have bled constantly for three months since having it fitted (bar two days..) and am giving it another 2 months before demanding the thing is removed. Sorry I am not much help, but I am eagerly awaiting an answer too!

ChasingDaisy Tue 13-Aug-13 22:11:02

I dont get on well with hormonal contraceptions at all so I am contraception free at the moment. Not that I need any.

I don't have a dishwasher and I find washing the bottles takes the most time so I may as well bung them in the steriliser too.

Lily I'm really looking forward to hopefully meeting you and O in October smile

PurplePidjin Tue 13-Aug-13 22:41:34

Boobs here, the toys get the occasional once over with Milton spray homemade from cheapie tablets <lazy>

Welcome Betty smile

Anyone else not going to bother with formula? I figure I've made it this far so might as well go straight to cows at 1, or boobjuice at bedtime, as it's easier. He feeds 5-6 times a day for 5 occasionally 10 minutes a time so it's not a huge palaver good excuse to sit down with a coffee is that normal for bf?

Sophiathesnowfairy Tue 13-Aug-13 22:55:20

Feeling the need to move O to beaker, all my others had their milk from a beaker by now. O will drink water himself from one but milk? Nooooo. What to do?

StuntNun Wed 14-Aug-13 04:59:53

Pidj J has 4-6 breastfeeds a day. I think he could manage on less food wise but he likes to feed to sleep which is convenient for me for the moment. By now my other two boys had self-weaned so I'm playing it by ear as to how long to continue. He's not keen on formula but I wouldn't want to bf him any longer than 18 months.

Lily311 Wed 14-Aug-13 05:11:28

sophia O refuses the beaker. Even with water. I switch when she is 1, will throw all the bottles away.

No contraception here. We didn't use any for 8 years, always said we would be happy with baby. Actively tried for 2.5 years before I fall pregnant with O (had a mc 4 months before that). If I ever see any actions again I will not use anything. I am desperately broody for another.

chasing same here. I can't wait to go back to the UK.

ChasingDaisy Wed 14-Aug-13 05:21:24

I am also getting broody again now confused

MissMummy1 Wed 14-Aug-13 09:13:06

I am not broody. except where puppies are concerned blush Never have been. I adore M and, although I wouldn't rule out another in 4/5+ years time, I feel so blessed having her in my life. She is the absolute centre of my world and if I never have any more, then I am totally okay with that.

StuntNun Wed 14-Aug-13 09:17:37

I want another baby and a puppy <pout>

Pikz Wed 14-Aug-13 09:17:49

I'm on cerazette and seem ok on it.

I am desperate for another...but need to go back to work. If we get a wedding planned for April DP says we can start trying on honeymoon....but if its anything like this one could take 18months or longer!

StuntNun Wed 14-Aug-13 09:17:55

DH says no hmm

MissMummy1 Wed 14-Aug-13 09:30:39

Stunt there are still two springador bitches left in fife wink

PetiteRaleuse Wed 14-Aug-13 09:50:25

Pikz I hope you will start lots of entertaining AIBU bridezilla threads for our entertainment wink

MadameGazelleIsMyMum Wed 14-Aug-13 10:02:48

Am still sterilising bottles. DH going for the snip.

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