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Your baby's development - month by month

https://www.huggies.com.au/baby-care/months

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How to deal with a picky eater

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Kaleb22

gender

my 13 weeks ultrasound i could see 3 white lines what sex is bubs

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Kaleb22

gender

my 13 weeks ultrasound i could see 3 white lines what sex is bubs

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Alicia_Catterick

Was to at my 12w 4day scan he was 70% sure i was having a girl

Hi, i had scan at 12w 4day and he found the three lines and told me he was 70% sure i was having ...

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I wouldn't go by 12 week scan a friend of mine was told boy turned out to be girl. More reliable at 20 week scan. But 3 lines u...

Emma_Webster11

Would you like extra support and care throughout your pregnancy?

Hello everyone, My name is Emma and I'm currently studying in Melbourne to become a midwife...

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Funshine82

Help please, wanting to know where i can buy newborn headbands from

Im having my 4th child and were having a girl, woohooo....I am wondering where to find headbands ...

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https://www.luluandmilly.com.au always have great designs. also run by 2 Mums in Victoria, organic, Australian made.

Slugclub25

Low thyroid

Hi, I just came back from doctors and they sent me to check my thyroid levels as they think I mi...

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During pregnancy, the thyroid gland must work harder to create even more T3 and T4. If left untreated, hypothyroidism can cause an i...

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Baby milestones

https://www.huggies.com.au/baby-care/milestones

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JJ87

Under active Thyroid

Hi Ladies, I'm hoping some of you can shead some light on this topic.... to say I'm s...

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During your pregnancy, your baby is entirely dependent on receiving thyroid hormone which plays a large role in foetal brain and ner...

Bailey_bub

Help, baby won't eat

Hi all, I have a 4 month old he has been formula fed from birth .. He has always had regular weig...

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If your baby is happy and smiling and wet his diapers, he is likely to be fine. Babies’ appetite can vary a lot; they have growth sp...

Libbyjane001

Help

Hey guys how far pregnant am I if baby is measuring 3 millimetres

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The gestational sac first appears at about 4 week’s gestational age, and grows at a rate of about 1 mm a day. Thus, a simple way to ...

G16andj16

10 month old not rolling or sitting

I have a 10 month old who was born at 32 weeks so her corrected age is 8 months and she hasnt rol...

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I think there should not be concerned some babies do the activities late compared to other child, but does not mean that your baby h...

Ayates

A movement question for experienced child bearers :)

Hi everyone, I am new to this forum (have never posted before) and have a question for all you ex...

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I am two days shy of 20 weeks and felt my bub give me a proper boot when I was exactly 18 weeks. I'd been feeling little movem...

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Your baby's development: month by month

https://www.huggies.com.au/baby-care/months

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Han0209

Movement 18 weeks

As a first pregnancy, has anyone felt their baby move at 18 weeks?

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I just posted about this - I am 20 weeks (on Monday 18 April) and I felt last night and this morning intense movement, like she was ...

ElleMitch

Healthy baby, gastric bypass mummy

Hi there, am wanting to connect with anyone who may have had a gastric bypass and also be pregnan...

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Hi There, I haven't had a bypass, but I do have a gastric band, so am familiar with the process, limitations and B12 defficienc...

Lisablack1986

Dating scan no yolk sac

Hi I thought I was 8 weeks pregnant however I went for a dating scan today to be told I had a 6 w...

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I had an ultrasound on Friday when I would be 7w 5d. My sac was empty with no yolk and only measuring 6w 2d. This is also my 3rd pre...

Startle reflex

HI Everyone I am wondering when babies lose the startle reflex? My daughter is 15 weeks and i am...

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We have some great tips and advice about baby reflux here: https://www.huggies.com.au/baby-care/health/reflux

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Your baby's development: from first words to first steps

https://www.huggies.com.au/baby-care/milestones...

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Pandjsproule

Flat head

Does anyone else's baby have a flat head at the back? My lil boy is 3mths old and he has a f...

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My son also had the flat head and baldness in that area. We consulted the paediatrician and as he mentioned it eventually got better...

kptnz

Baby eye colour different to parents?

Just curious... is it possible for a baby to have a different eye colour to their parents? I kno...

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My husband and i have hazel eyes, one kid has brown eyes and the other has blue.

Ellawest44

Group B strep test

Hi ladies Just wondering if most of you have gotten this test done? My midwife has never been too...

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I had it done with both of mine was offered in late pregnancy. I think that is standard in Aus though. It was also optional

L.P

Baby length vs adult height.

I was at plunket the other day for DS's 10 month check up, and found out (what I thought) was a r...

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Decided to check this method of height prediction against daughters 2yr stats. She's 15 and reach her full adult height of 5&qu...

Ellawest44

Fundal height

Hi all. Not too sure if I should be overly concerned like I am now! I just saw my midwife and my ...

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As you reach the end of your pregnancy, the fundal height can become less accurate. As your baby grows and fills out your uterus, hi...

kptnz

Your baby's walking timeline? Interested to know!

Hi all I'm just interested to know your baby's walking timeline. My 12 month old is c...

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Our DS took his first step soon after his 1st birthday. Yes, he was standing alone confidently before he started walking. I guess, i...

Susie1980

Is your 8wk old this tall?

My 8 week old is 58cms he is growing rapidly, my dads family are all over 6ft. Maybe he will be a...

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My baby just had her 8 week check and is 64 cms. Tallest baby of that age they'd ever seen. In the uk she is the normal size of...

Irishmers

Cleft lip

Hi I'm currently 22 weeks pregnant at my 20 week ultrasound they saw a 3mm unilateral cleft ...

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Cleft lips and cleft palate are birth defects of the mouth that are formed during early foetal development. Genetic mutations that c...

Sarah-846

CVS support. Chromosomal testing. No hope.

Hi Newbie to this forum (actually any forum) but I'm hoping for some support for high risk N...

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Bec + 1 1/2 wrote: Keep your chin up - stressing won't change the results. Whatever the result remember you need to put your ow...

Elisha_6

Not rolling or crawling but can get into sitting

Hi all I am looking for some ways to encourage my baby to roll/crawl She is nearly 9 months and ...

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Most babies learn to crawl between 6 months and 10 months of age. Some babies who are heavier learn to crawl because they have more ...

Stone_Kate_K

Extra toe

Hi first time I have ever written on this forum. Looking for advice, positive stories and or guid...

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The presence of an extra sixth finger or toe is a very common congenital malformation. This condition is called hexadactyly. Hexadac...

SouthCoastChick

5 month old in Toddler nappies! Do I have a giant baby?! Lol

Hey all, my beautiful 5 month old boy is already too big for crawler nappies (he's not even ...

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That's awesome to know that other bubs are similar, I love my chubby bubby lol He wouldn't be as cute if he wasnt so chub...

SouthCoastChick

Just wanted to share my joy!

So tonight my 5 month old had his first "big boy" food! I decided to try him on farex b...

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Tails85

Midwife said my last baby was small so has put me on asprin

Hi My midwife phoned me when I was about 8 weeks, now I'm 16 weeks. She said bailey my firs...

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You don't have to or shouldn't take any drugs you don't want to. Exercise and eat well and your baby will the exact ...

Shellz419

Crawler knee pads

Hi guys, My bubs is just trying to get crawling now. She has been wriggling around in circles and...

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Natashajthompson

Motor Skills 9 Month Old

Ok, so I know all babies develop in their own time, however my daughter is 9 months next week and...

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My daughter is almost 9 months and a week ago I took her to a physio as not rolling/crawling but sitting. He basicly said not all ba...

Maxibonn789

Hyperextensive knee and hypermobile joints, anyone's baby born with a similar condition?

Hi all, my son was born with a hyperextensive left knee (leg bent fowards rather than backwards, ...

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Hi 1245OF45 Thanks so much for your comments. Our newborn girl appears to be in a very similar state. Currently in a hospital in HK...

Dan and Steph

Fisher Price

Hi everyone, we are new to this forum. Let me introduce myself - my name is Steph & my husban...

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Welcome to Huggies. Congrats on your little girl. Yes Fisher Price toys are amazing. Also great quality many of mine have lasted t...

Abie_Gail_1993

pain at nearly 12 w but 11 w ultrasound all was perfect

I have had bad constipation which is now mild I'm 21 I miscarried at 15 I'm abit worrie...

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Samantha_Green86

1/600 chance of Down syndrome

hi I'm 27 and just got told I have a 1/600 chance of baby Down syndrome.. Just wondering if ...

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and yesme+hub+3 wrote: From my understanding. I may be wrong but 1/600 is not high risk. I always thought that high risk was if it w...