Sunday, April 20, 2008

Random Thoughts

Things are going as well as to be expected with a newborn at our house. Cameron is so cute and adorable. I am so in love with him. The first few days were rough but we are all learning more about each other and what works for us.

Breastfeeding is just not going to go for me. I had a feeling that this might happen, but it is still disappointing to me as it is something I really wanted to do for him. He will not latch on and my milk is just not coming in at all. My last two pumpings I got nothing on the left and only enough for the bottom of the bottle on the right. He is going to be a formula kid. I have come to except it now, so please don't flame me. I am my own worst critic and have beat myself up enough on this already.

I know a lot of you that read this blog are friends in real life as well. We really want you to see Cameron and come hang out with us for the adult interaction, but we are getting so bombarded with family that we are really getting tired of it today. So please know that we love you guys and want to see you and for you to see Cameron, but we need a break from visitors. Hopefully this week things will die down with the visitors as he won't be as new and the family visitors will be satisfied for a while.

5 comments:

Julie and Greg said...

i know you are disappointed about the breast feeding! I am sorry, but hey..he is here and healthy and that is all that matters in the end right? we are here when you guys feel like being social, just let us know! do you need meals at all?

MrsSpock said...

Let us know when you are ready for visitors, and if we can run any errands for you on the way...I really have NOTHING to do at the moment...

Anonymous said...

Don't beat yourself up about not being able to breastfeed. The same exact thing happened with Ethan. I was so upset about it, but it got easier and I realized that it wasn't my fault. There is absolutely nothing wrong with being formula fed. I was when I was a baby. I would hope that no one would ever make you feel bad about it. I am glad things are starting to get into a groove for you! Please let Terry and I know when you are ready for visitors. We can't wait to meet the little guy! Let us know if you need anything.

Sarah

Anonymous said...

Don't beat yourself up - there is nothing easy about bfing and sometimes it just doesn't work out. Formula is perfectly fine and healthy and you're doing a great job :)

-Jeannette

ohioana said...

I just wanted to join the other women who've supported your decision to bottle feed. It's healthy and it's something the dad can do as easily as the mom. That's a huge plus, especially in these early days.