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Clenched fists
Does anyone know if clenched fists is an indication of anything other than colic? Brody is 12 weeks old now (he was 5 weeks early, so would have been 7 weeks old now) and his fists are always tightly clenched. Is this normal? I can't remember this with my girls when they were babies. Maybe I'm worrying over nothing!
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151154 tn?1208134182
Ayden clenches his fists everytime he breastfeeds.  I don't think thats a sign of anything wrong.  At least I hope not.  How is Brody!!!!   I haven't talked to you in so long!
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167 tn?1374177417
That's what I thought. I'm probably just worrying over nothing. With all of the issues he had early on, I worry too much! He is smiling and cooing now though and I love it! He is doing well. How is Ayden? Are you still nursing? I am, just got back from my lunch break to go nurse him. I pump once in the morning at work, go home at lunch to nurse and pump once in the afternoon and then nurse the rest of the day/evening/night and try to get one in before work. I'm exhausted!! I still say it's worth it though!
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167 tn?1374177417
Duh...you just said that Ayden clenches his fists everytime he breastfeeds, which would mean you ARE still breastfeeding! (:
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177465 tn?1288242063
Hey Jen! (and Lynne) :)

Max is almost 6 weeks and he clenches his fists most of the time. When I bottle feed, he unclenches them (almost like he's trying to hold the bottle...so cute), but that's about it. I think it's perfectly normal though!
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DD still does it from time to time (when she's excited, mad, etc).  I remember her doing it a lot when she was around Brody's age.  Her ped said it's normal for them to clench their fists.  If you open them up, does he let you?
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i cant believe how fast everyones little ones are growing!  
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167 tn?1374177417
Hey ladies! Perty, you and me both! I cannot believe I'm already back to work and Brody is 3 months old already. I want him to stay little forever ):

Anyhow, yes, he does open them up if I open them but if I don't, they remain clenched. Tightly clenched most of the time and up by his face. He just seems so tense all of the time...even his legs stiffen. He is a very, very gassy baby. I think that's probably why he gets tense. He's not extremely fussy though...just for a little bit in the evening.
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151154 tn?1208134182
Jen you must be exhausted!!   I'm tired and I only have 2 kids!  Ayden is doing great.  He has reflux pretty bad and that has made me a nervous wreck since his choking incident so I don't sleep ever but its worth it.  He smiles all the time and coos.  Its cute.  He notices me coming toward him now and smiles.  He is a pretty good baby for the most part.  
Perty, talk about time flying you will be having your little one in no time!  I can believe it!!!!
Jess long time no talk!   I will be putting recent pics on myspace somtime this week.  I have to check yours to see if you have any!  
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177465 tn?1288242063
Time IS flying! Perty you are getting so close now! :)

Lynne...I do have quite a few pics up on my myspace. I think I put more up last week (I think) lol. I will have to check yours out for Ayden pics!

Jen should I hit your myspace up too for more of little Brody?? I love your default pic on there! So cute! :)
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167 tn?1374177417
Yes, I do have more new pics on myspace. I checked yours out the other day. CUTE! Lynne, I haven't visited your page in a while, I will have to do that ;) Perty, I can't believe how close you are...time flies...except for when you're pregnant!
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177465 tn?1288242063
Jen...I'll have to go check them out! LYNNE...still waiting! lol
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151154 tn?1208134182
Jess, I'm computer stupid!!  My husband has to put my pics up because I have no idea how to do it.  I'll have him do it tommorow or Thursday.  
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