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Binkyz_23

Flat head problems Lock

Hi, im just wondering if anyone else has or is having problems with their babies getting a flat h...

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My son developed this at about 8 weeks. As it was picked up early, it was only mild, but it still worried me! He is almost 2 years o...

RenMen

Bronchiolitis 10mth old Lock

Just hoping to get some feedback/advice on anyone out there who has had a bub with Bronchiolitis?...

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I know this might not be practical - I don't know your life situation, but after our daughter had severe bronchiolitis at 11 mo...

Ellehoness

help.. My 1 1/2 daughter has been sick for 6 weeks Lock

Hi, My almost 1 1/2 year old daughter has been sick for the past six weeks. Cold symptoms, I ha...

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If she's had high fevers for a week she definitely needs to go back to a doctor. I'd take her to a GP today or if you'...

Acre307

Antibiotics for Chest Infection Lock

My nearly 12 month old daughter has been diagnosed with a chest infection and school sore on her ...

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Thank you for your advise. I'm planning on taking her back to Dr on friday to get her checked again. So hard seeing my little ...

Babyzofhie

Baby can't poop Lock

Hi Mums, My LO is 11 months old, she did not poop for 3 days that's why we decided to to giv...

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My DD was like this from newborn until a few months ago (she's now 19 months and was breastfed). Some babies just don't ne...

Taterz_Racing

My dd snorts a lot is this normal? Lock

My dd who is 5months old snorts a lot. Even when she is just breathing. Should I be worried?

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Best talk to your doctor about it as it could be a tonsil problem

Laura_Tangaere

Uneven fat rolls on LO's legs Lock

Hiya ladies, My LO is 19 weeks on Tuesday and just yesterday we noticed he has more fat rolls on ...

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Thanks ladies. Getting checked out by the plunket nurse next wednesday

Samanthaplaysted7

Dentist.. Lock

Hi guys just wondering how many mothers have had fillings or any dental work done while BF?Iam BF...

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Unknownali1990

spica cast Lock

Hi im new to this n was wondering if anyone has had there baby go thro an open reduction and a sp...

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Thank you for your advice. My daughter is 15 months old but only 11 n half corrected as she was micro prem . Shes not crawling or si...

J0c3y

wind/colic treatment Lock

Hi All. I thought I would share some success ive had with a wind mixture I recently bought. My ba...

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TashB90

Ranula? / Cyst under tongue Lock

Hey just wondering if anyone has any experience with this? It's basically a bubble under bab...

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We had the surgery in February last year which all went well. My daughter is now 16 months old and I often forget she even had it! ...

Chocolate2011

Ideas to clear a baby's stuff nose? Lock

4 month has a really stuffy nose. Making it hard for him to sleep or drink milk. Tried baby vicks...

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I think Clean it well with warm, soapy water after each use. Squeeze the bulb with the tip in the soapy water to clean the inside, t...

Lisa&Freya

Grey poo- is this normal? Lock

Hi My formula fed baby has had a slate grey looking poo for the last 2 days. do you think this i...

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justonemore=3

really bad nappy rash Lock

DS3 who is only just 3 weeks old has really bad nappy rash. i have tried a few different product...

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I got a great nappy cream from England called tiny troubles healing salve that has beeswax in it and it has been nothing short of in...

Shellz419

Baby breasts Lock

My two week old baby has small hard breasts. I understand this is normal when breast feeding due ...

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Congrats on the birth of your daughter

Annwhaley

Baby ear tags removal? Lock

We would like to remove 2 tiny skin tags from our baby's ears, but have no idea where to sta...

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Wow that's a surprise, without seeing the skin tags (and assuming they are very very minor?) I would have thought it could be d...

boo15

To immunise or not Lock

Hi, this is my first post and first baby (due July), I am just wondering if anyone can point me i...

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Zinkles

What can cause.... Lock

Lots of super stinky baby farts. DD has been really farty for a couple of weeks. At first I thou...

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baby may be having issues with gut flora. have you considered trying probiotics?

Oedadejong

Hip dysplasia / spica cast / brace Lock

For any mums and dads looking for practical solutions for their child with a hip brace of spica c...

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Mama-to-one

No Poo for a week! Lock

Hi ladies!! My wee man whols 4 1/2 months old hasn't done a poo for a week! For anyone thi...

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it could be nothing (my 4 mo went 9 days without pooping when he was pretty young.. maybe a month old or so) but if there are weight...

x.Bunnie.x

Green poo?? Lock

Hi all I don't know if someone has already posted about this already ... so i'm sorry in advanc...

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green poop can be a sign of too much foremilk and no hind milk. Mother may experience: Strong or even painful sensation when milk e...

DL2FCB

my baby has one arm and leg chubbier than the other!! Lock

Prior to being discharged from our local birthing unit, we had the once over from a paediatritian...

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My nephew has a pretty severe case of this. One arm and leg are quite a bit bigger than his other side and one leg is longer than t...

Juleshughes79

HELP!! My 5MO dd wont stop scratching her head. Lock

This was never an issue with our first now 22MO dd.It usually happens either side of sleep, but a...

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I found a solution for my son and wanted to share. He started scratching his head at about 6 months. It seemed like it was particula...

Kazinpurplerain

Chicken pox and pregnancy? Lock

i'm currently 30 weeks pregnant and I was just informed that one of my co workers has come d...

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Hi My husband got chicken pox and I also got them at 30 weeks preggs. We both had them as kids which confused us as thought we would...

cg123

Almost 4months sick. Lock

Cant seem to reply so hope i give enough info. My almost 4month old had a sore throat 2wks ago, w...

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Trust your gut instinct, you know your baby best. I'd take him back to the doctor if you're not convinced he's ok.

flowergirl1

Weeping eye, conjunctivitis??? Lock

Hi ladies, my bub who is 41/2 months has had a weepy slightly gooey eye for a couple of days, he...

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My DS had a blocked tear duct from birth and upon my doctor's recommendation I just gently cleaned the gunk out with a cotton b...

Jd8629

Cord Blood banking Lock

Hey all I'm at that point where we have to make the concrete decision for the company we wis...

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monkeykeeper

Rotovirus vaccine Lock

Hi I am not trying to start a vaccine debate but for those of you who have given your babies the ...

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I think it was about 2ml and the nurse said it didn't taste horrible, and DS2 didn't mind it at all, although I was surpri...

Claire_Drewett

Best thermometer Lock

Hi! I am just wondering what's everyone preference in baby thermometers. I've got a eu...

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Claire_Drewett wrote: Hi! I am just wondering what's everyone preference in baby thermometers. I've got a euky bear under...

Angelaborowicz

Blue 'bruise' on chest Lock

Hi all, first time mum so was wondering if you could help. Noticed a blue bruise type mark on 8 1...

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Peggi_Nixon

hand foot and mouth:( Lock

Hi My 10month old son goes to day care once a wk every Thursday and Monday morning he woke up sc...

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It is not fun having h,f and m at all, especially when it is in their mouth. My twins both had it twice in 6 weeks last year and we...

Mama Jellybean

Anyone else bubs had Bronchiolitis? Lock

just want to find out other mum's experiences with their bubs having Bronchiolitis. My 6mth old w...

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Hi all, my middle daughter spent 10 days in the children's at 6 weeks with Bronc RSV and that pretty much set the course for th...

2lilboyz

Anyone tried Advanced Allergy Elimination Clinics Lock

Hello, Am considering trying and advanced allergy elimination clinic for my ds excema. Just wond...

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I can understand why you say that Fiona, it's a natural reaction, no pun intended. I think they are in North Sydney and I think...

tash07

Hemangioma babies.... Lock

Just a quick shout out to see who's babies might have one? Or nurses or docs who know what they'r...

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My dd has one inside her right parotid (saliva) gland. It first appeared as a pimple/mozzie bite looking sore just below her right e...

Zinkles

Infacol Lock

Anyone used it? Did it work for you?

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I tried it with both my kids and it didn't work, I actually just threw out the rest of it yesterday. I use Infant's Friend...

amandabenson

Babies With Eczema Lock

I'm really loving this website. There are a lot of forums and blogs discussing babies and eczema....

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Hi I've heard that Atopiclair cream is great for eczema because it relieves the itch scratch cycle unlike some other creams whi...

pillyab

Constipation Lock

My 5 week old son has reflux and yesterday I gave him Gaviscon infant for the first time. The dir...

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Hi lozaj81, I stopped using the gaviscon as soon as I felt it caused constipation. I gave him those 3 initial sachets and that was i...

MellaWella

Mild Spina Bifida - tethered cord Lock

Hi just wondering if anyone has a child who has had a tethered cord? My daughter has recently had...

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pillyab

Constipation Lock

My son has reflux and yesterday I gave him Gaviscon infant for the first time. The directions say...

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Lynchs1984

Meningococcal B vaccine Lock

Hi there are there any mums vaccinating their 8 week old with the new meningococcal B vaccine - i...

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