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Thread for the parents

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by lsocoee, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    lsocoee

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    Parental discussion here only...

    My son is two weeks old as of 9:40 tonight. Is this normal?

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    Also, it kind of smells bad. I've been swabbing it with alcohol daily. I'm thinking about having Allyson hold the baby, hooking up the cord to a retrievel strap and then I'll haul ass down the road.
     
  2. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    Yes. It should fall off soon -- no need to yank it off with your truck :laugh:
     
  3. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    My daughters was a little more balled up than that and had a funky smell too. I think hers fell off at about 3 wks to a month so yes, I'd say it's normal.
     
  4. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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    Oh congratulations btw! lol
     
  5. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    Does it just fall off or does it happen when you are cleaning it? When I tilt it up to clean under it, it looks all yucky.

    Side note, I want to say that it looked like it had a bunch of puss on it. I'm not sure how I should spell that word, because it looks a little innapropriate the first way I spelled it.
     
  6. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    thanks.
     
  7. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:55 AM
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    Yeah it should fall off soon.
    Save the snatch em strap for the future teeth removal!!!
     
  8. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    wat?
    my sons just fell off. kinda reminded me of a loose tooth....kept getting more and more loose until finally fell off
     
  9. Dec 31, 2009 at 12:01 PM
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    Since it's titled "Thread for the parents" I'll throw a bone. My daughter is just now starting to teeth. She's drooling like no tomorrow and she's starting to play with the nipple on the bottle while she eats. It's cute and all, but kinda annoying lol. Not really a problem, I guess more of an observation I guess...
     
  10. Dec 31, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    Probably will happen while he's asleep. My daughter's fell off in her pajamas. We just left it alone as much as possible. Also, congrats!!!
     
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    At least she's not playing with the nipple on your wife.
     
  12. Dec 31, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    and at what age does he have to stop wearing outfits that have cute things on their butts?

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  13. Dec 31, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    if your wife's anything like mine, i'd say middle school
     
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    :facepalm:

    :laugh:
     
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    Around 4 years old. Then it starts back up again when she becomes a teenager. :eek:
     
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    When my son was that age, we just cleaned it with alcohol. It fell off while he was sleeping.

    As for the teething, try a lorna doone (the cookie) It is rough enough to help break through the gum yet soft enough not to worry about choking. Works pretty good.
     
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    Yeah ours is 5 weeks old and it just fell around 2 weeks-ish on it's own. I kinda wiggled it and off the twig came. Hers didn't smell though.
     
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    Yes, it's normal. Will fall off about 2 - 3 weeks. don't remember it smelling, though :eek:

    You could always give the doc or nurse a call if you are concerned about the smell or the puss.
     
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