skye84 started new topic Need help on spelling Abbey/Abby/ Abbie
We have decided if bubs is a girl she will be named Abbey Quinn but unsure how to spell her first name. What is the most common spelling Abbey, Abby or Abbie? We want to be able to buy personalised...
skye84 replied to topic Obstetrician won't let us meet the midwife
I don't think you can make your LMC a midwife and still have an OB as they would be LMC. I had an OB last time and hadn't met his midwives until I was in labour. It didn't worry me a...
skye84 replied to topic Need New Zealand Mummies help!
My sister is visiting from Queensland and is wearing jeans and long sleeve tops. Bring a jacket as its been raining a bit. It's not freezing, I'm still in shorts and a t-shirt.
skye84 replied to topic My rights when it comes to heavy lifting???
You need to speak to a nursing union or occ health. You can also get your midwife/OB to put it in writing that you are to be put on light duties.
skye84 replied to topic Midwife says Elevit = expensive pee
My OB also says else it is a waste of money, he recommends blackmores pregnancy and breast feeding and folic acid until 3 months.
skye84 replied to topic W position
I was a W sitter for a long time (even as a teenager) now I have a hip that subluxes. I think it's fine when they are little as long as they grow out if it.
skye84 replied to topic just having a whinge!
I agree you need to go on strike so he realizes how much you are doing. Being a stay at home mum can be more exhausting then going to work. Surely he could help for a couple of hours once he gets h...
skye84 replied to topic Please help... helping baby drop
Bubs doesn't need to drop to go into labour don't stress. My DD didn't until I was well into labour.
skye84 replied to topic Nurses- what do you think?
Was probably a big overreaction by the doctor. Would say she doesn't have a pneumothorax as this would require her to be sent to ED immediately once the Chest X-ray was viewed.
skye84 replied to topic My in laws dog bit our child... What do we do!
If they are adamant that the dog stays inside maybe you could suggest getting a crate. My dog is fantastic with my little girl but whenever other children are over he is either locked in his crate ...
skye84 replied to topic Upset windy baby
Does infants friend help when you use it? I used infacol for every feed to get all of the wind out. Had to use it for EVERY feed otherwise bubs would get very upset from the wind. Got to a stage wh...
skye84 replied to topic how much did u gain during pregnancy? and how much did u loose in the 3 months following birth?
Gained 9kgs lost 11 kgs within the first week.
skye84 replied to topic swim nappies
I always use the cloth swimming nappies as they are far cheaper. They only catch poo so I put them on just before DD gets into the pool. She has never pooped but would just clean it out and put it ...
skye84 replied to topic One question on wedding ettiquite...
I would give the gift you have already bought. We had a wishing well but some guest preferred giving gifts. I cherish the gifts we got. Just put a note in the card
skye84 replied to topic After 11months of TTC
Congratulations that is fantastic! Don't worry too much about the vitamins just start taking them again.
skye84 replied to topic Spelling Dilemma
The first spelling
skye84 replied to topic infacol
I had to use it for every feed otherwise I couldn't get all of the wind up. It worked great
skye84 replied to topic infacol
I used to give it before every feed
skye84 replied to topic helping bubs to sleep!
I found that infacol made a huge difference as I couldn't get all the wind up no matter how long I spent winding DD. DD peadiatrician prescribed losec which also made a big difference too.
skye84 replied to topic OMG! This child is doing my head in! *updated*
I have had this problem too. Have found by going into comfort DD it makes things worse. If I rock her to sleep she will get stand up as soon as I put her into the cot. Now I just have to leave her ...
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