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lockets Fri 08-Jul-05 23:24:20

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hunkermunker Fri 08-Jul-05 23:25:53

Nope! Sleep, you mad woman

You may wake up with leaky boobs that feel like a big shelf for a few days, but they'll adjust.

lockets Fri 08-Jul-05 23:27:56

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hunkermunker Fri 08-Jul-05 23:30:49

Express at first feed from one boob as you feed on the other - don't get up in the night

As for getting her to take a bottle...make sure the milk's really warm (hot - body temp) - and if WMF can't do it, try doing it yourself - DS wouldn't take milk from DH to begin with. He frowned at him like he was being an idiot - only mummies had milk in DS's four-month-old world!

lockets Fri 08-Jul-05 23:32:32

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hunkermunker Fri 08-Jul-05 23:35:43

Babies, eh? Tricksy little blighters!

Gillian76 Fri 08-Jul-05 23:39:06

Definitely sleep! Just when you think you have figured out the rules of the baby game, they go and change them

hunkermunker Fri 08-Jul-05 23:40:47

I think they have meetings with flipcharts and different coloured highlighters. All those babies, trying to work out how best to fox us...

wheresmyfroggy Fri 08-Jul-05 23:43:31

they set themselves targets for parent confusion and lack of sleep caused and drink milk and champange cocktails to celebrate good performance (sorry no grin emoticons so smile will have to do)

hunkermunker Fri 08-Jul-05 23:46:25

I bet they have piecharts and other such things. And Venn diagrams - Mummy's tearing her hair out and gnashing her teeth, Daddy's tearing his hair out and muttering.

lockets Fri 08-Jul-05 23:48:10

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hunkermunker Fri 08-Jul-05 23:49:02

Wow, they're terrible devious creatures, aren't they?! And I'm doing it all over again...

lockets Fri 08-Jul-05 23:52:24

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hunkermunker Fri 08-Jul-05 23:53:41

He gets special grabbing inappropriate things privileges, you mean? Or a whole computer keyboard to himself?!

lockets Fri 08-Jul-05 23:55:49

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