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steph19

Rash pics, what could it be?? Lock

Just noticed this rash on dd when I undressed her for bath. I've made an appointment for the...

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she might start to get "sick" just let her rest.Confine the sick baby and sick dog to the same area so you don't...

~NoDdY~

mmrv to replace mmr Lock

Hi guys Haven't been on in a long time but id like some opinions on this one. So the mmr va...

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~NoDdY~ wrote: Thanks kiwi ill check that out but i don't think that's the company that makes the aussie one. Ill keep yo...

Bronni1

poo question Lock

Hi, Feel a bit silly writing this will take it further... My nearly 8 month old poos lots take to...

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Is she doing it more than normal? She may have an upset tummy or it could be normal for her age I have gone blank. My DS is 20mths &...

JD153

Aniridia Lock

Hi, My 9 month old boy has just been diagnosed with the rare condition, Aniridia, meaning he has ...

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Hello everyone I hope our own personal story helps a bit. http://www.alwaysladies.com/being-rare-aniridia/

nursenellie

Anyone used Incremin "giraffe medicine" to increase their kids appetite? Lock

As the title says just wondered if anyone has used it for that and noticed any difference? I only...

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Wish I'd heard of it ages ago or that the dr/dietician had mentioned it! I suspect she is a bit anaenmic, the blood test will t...

Taking a baby to a chiropractor? Lock

I have an 8 month old baby who cries virtually contantly during the day and has done this since t...

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I was alway a bit unsure about a chiro until my DS2 wasn't rolling or doing mini push ups (put weight on his arms). I ended up ...

Kimberley_Standfield

Alfare formula Lock

Hi, was just wondering if anyone has recently used the alfare formula? My baby's paed prescr...

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Asthma Lock

I'm not sure exactly but you should bring it up with your doctor. DH has bad asthma & I ...

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I think you should take him to your doctor & get him looked at before you use the ventolin. He may be coughing because he is get...

ChiefsGirl

10 month shaking head Lock

First time mum, lol.... My 10 month DS started shaking his head randomly today... He looks like a...

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Thanks girls... Man they do some bizarre stuff... It's quite funny to watch though

Mo0

Sick Baby :( Ideas to help him? Lock

My wee 7month old is sick, blocked/runny nose and a cough He is having paracetamol and we have on...

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I got this saline spray from the chemist which is great for the nose, it just squirts a bit of saline into the nostrils and helps lu...

Jonah Bear

Reflux ; Gaviscon, Zantac, Losec, etc, etc! Lock

Hi Ladies, Couldn't find any recent posts with this topic but there were a few from awhile b...

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So last night's 3am feed went smoothly and got DS2 back to sleep fairly easy. Then after a pram walk this morn he slept for an ...

Tysmoo

dimples in knees Lock

Ok, I dont really know where to start but dd has symetrical dimples in her knees and from my pers...

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I agree with Steph19 - I thought they don't develop knee caps until they are older. Make an appointment with your child's ...

Kurama12100

HELP MY BABY BOY!! Lock

Hey recently my son was in a motorbike accident and has severe spinal injuries that require opera...

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one day you will be very ashamed that you stooped so low

celeste205

Should I be cleaning her gums?????? Lock

I read in a magazine the other day that before babies cut their first tooth their gums should be ...

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celeste205 wrote: I read in a magazine the other day that before babies cut their first tooth their gums should be cleaned with a cl...

Whooping cough... Vent! Lock

Hiiii Keeki!!! Argh I'd be upset too that's not right at all- IMO they should have r...

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Rosie Mumma wrote: NZ Mumma + 1 wrote: Just wow!!! That is so rude sad TBH I kind of don't get too riled up about people with ...

magisam

Eczema Lock

Ive noticed alot of posts about eczema recently so thought i might be able to get some opinions o...

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What you can do about Eczema: Unlike many of the other skin issues your baby may encounter, eczema requires action. Talk to your ...

Nessamead

One year old with possible cold sore - freaking out! Lock

Hi all I'm not sure if my recently turned one DS has a cold sore coming upon his bottom lip,...

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I do but the source of this possible exposure for my DS was from another family member

Laulau_13_

Congenital Hypothyroidism Lock

Hello everyone. I was writing to see if I could connect with any other parents with children bo...

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Hi guys, I was born with congenital hypothyroidism - I'm now 28 and expecting my first baby. When I was born there was very li...

Snuffleupagus

My 7 month old fell off the bed! Lock

I accidentally fell asleep while my lo was feeding and little miss decided to roll around...and o...

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i had my little one fall of the bed a few times. he was fine without me checking on him every two hours... there was and still is no...

Mo0

Skin issues - dry and red patches Lock

So my wee man in the last month or so has had trouble with a dribble rash that at one point got a...

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Mo0 wrote: Do you put that in the bath or just straight onto the skin? The caledula mix I put a thin layer on the skin. I also som...

steph19

Reaction to egg?? Lock

I have given dd things that have egg in them before but this morning dh and I were eating scrambl...

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So to update she got diarrhea afterwards too! Rash has gone. Will avoid eggs for a while.

Mara-Louise

3 months and teething? Lock

Hi all. This is my first post so I'm kinda new to all of this My son has just turned 3month...

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It's a common belief among parents that their baby is teething at 3 or 4 months old when as MO3C it's just a developmental...

Kimberley_Standfield

Severe diarrhoea in 6mth old for 7 days Lock

Hi everyone, just wondering if anybody has had the same problem or similar with their little one....

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I didnt read the other replies but it sounds very similar to what my bub went through and we ended up finding out he had 'tempo...

Scarpetta

I'm a bit worried Lock

I'm a bit worried and was wondering if anyone has experienced something similar. My DD is 11...

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Mo0

Help dribble rash!! Lock

I recently wrote about my son who got thrush on his neck due to his dribble rash. We managed to c...

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You could also try using a barrier cream, I remember doing this with DS when he first started teething (same time as we got the neck...

Heat rash Lock

Dd had a heat rash on her lower back too. Its been so hot in sydney. I would suggest a cotton sin...

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steph19

quick question - vaporiser or no? Lock

Dd caught my cold!! She only ever got sick once and it was just sniffles. Now shes coughing heaps...

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Just an update. I used it all night last night. I only used half the vicks oil they say to use otherwise its too strong imo. She de...

Slacker

Blocked tear duct or conjunctivitis?! Lock

Does anyone have experience on telling the difference between a blocked tear duct and conjunctivi...

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Hi Tigerlily thanks for asking glad you got reassurance that your daughter's eye is ok I hope it clears up soon. My son's...

Court.is.mum.of.3

Diarrhea in 8 week old. Is it intolerance? Lock

I have had my 8 week old on Karicare gold formula. She has always had watery poo. She's only...

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It's a good indication that her digestive system is working pretty well if she is pooing once a day. I agree with @littlecheeky...

steph19

pimples Lock

Dd has been getting a few pimples on her cheeks and chin. At the moment there are about 8 in tota...

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My ds used to get them on and off quite a bit, I worked out it was due to his df not wiping his face properly after he fed him. They...

Tigerlily.

Do/did you take breastfeeding supplements?? Lock

Just wondering as I stopped after I gave birth 3mths ago. I read online something about iodine be...

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I am not taking any vitamins now, I took the blackmores pregnancy ones for most of my pregnancy but just couldn't wait to get o...

Nitah3

blood in babys poo Lock

My 4 month old daughter did 3 poos today which had streaks of blood in them she is a breastfed ba...

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My daughter had this a few times between 0 - 3 months. We took her to the hospital with the pooey nappy and they looked over her and...

Where to buy a vaporiser/humidifier?? Lock

my MIL bought us ours. But I have seen them in the chemist. I have a vicks brand one.

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From ebay ..check this out free postage. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/IONMAX-ION90-ULTRASO...

Kate-77

Paediatric surgeon for hypospadias Lock

Hi, My DS4, who is 4W old now, has hypospadias.At birth his penis looked very normal with intact...

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My son has been diagnosed penuscrotal hypospadias, does any got the surgery den from Dr Andrew Holland??

Daydreaming

windy crying baby- help! Lock

My DD is 4 weeks old today and for the last few days had begun crying and screaming in pain in th...

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Daydreaming wrote: Thanks everyone. I got some natural medicine - infant wind drops and have been giving her that, plus doing massag...

anthea b

Spots on baby skin, any ideas? Lock

I noticed a (one) little spot on his leg the other day but i thought it was where they gave him h...

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My son gets these from time to time and around 6 months ago he started with a few here and there and ended up with them all over his...

Daniam

Upper lip tied Lock

Both my boys are tongue tied which we have left as they weren't that bad. I have suspected m...

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Hi there I discovered my dd2s upper lip tie when she was 12mths old, I was trying to have a peek at her 2 top teeth erupting but I...

~NoDdY~

pead nurses - skubs? Lock

How much weight per month should a 1 year old gain? Thanks in advance. X

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Skippy And The Greek wrote: ~NoDdY~ wrote: Skippy And The Greek wrote: How much is your bub weighing nods? 7.7kg at 14 months Bigg...

Clare25

Help with dry skin Lock

Can someone please suggest something!! I am desperate for help with my Baby's skin. She has ...

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That's a good idea. I am worried it may be the water as we are on tank water and there is nothing to eliminate bacteria in the ...

Sarah9

Hip brace/harness - Hip Dysplasia Lock

Hello. My 4 month old baby girl is in a hip harness and I'm not coping very well. I am sad t...

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I feel for you, it's hard to watch. My niece had it while in the care of my parents, she was about 5 months and had it on for a...