Tag Archives: Gina Ford

Week 3 + 3 of baby number 2: The first 3 weeks of sleep

So there’s no way to deny it. AJ is at week 3 + 3 days and he’s fantastic. He’s put himself into a bit of a routine which is great but the big achievement for me is that after day … Continue reading

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Day 282: Nap time shakedown at 9 months

So it’s a bit of an odd thing. Something happened about 2 weeks ago that seems to have put her nap times during the day out of whack. She’s 9 months old now and has slept per a Gina Ford … Continue reading

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Day 147: Sleepy baby & instinctual eye-rubbing

OMG! I have witnessed this once before but this was quite a surprise for me. I do generally try to keep you (Lo-Lo) roughly in a routine. Lately you have been getting up before 7am, closer to 6 or 6.30am. … Continue reading

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Day 141: How long to feed for?

Ah the eternal question. Just as we’re on the cusp of weaning and actually having boobs that are not agony to feed from I wanted to reflect on how long she feds for. Why? Well there doesn’t really seem to … Continue reading

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Day 140: The 2 hour pattern

Did you know that apparently new babies should only be awake for maximum 2 hours at a time? Not just from birth but even up to about 6 months? I read this weeks ago while looking something else up. I … Continue reading

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Day 129: Gina Ford ‘The Contented Little Baby Book’ review

Ha ha… for all of you who asked, sorry I should have mentioned. The result with the pram facing the other way was great. She didn’t mind facing away from me at all and after about 20 mins fell asleep. … Continue reading

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Day 125: 18 week update

Today we hit week 18. Lo-Lo is starting to go to bed earlier and earlier. Mainly aided by the 1 hour time change when we went to France I think. It gave us the confidence to put her down earlier. … Continue reading

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