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jacnbub

gastro Lock

My ds2 has got gastro (poor little man) and im worried about dd getting it (shes 7months).was loo...

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Thanks ladies.im hoping we r in the clear.ds woke up feeling fine and back to his usual self

Jesspres...

Reflux Lock

Hello I'm a new mum with a 9 week old baby girl who has reflux she is on Zantac twice a day ...

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I agree about the Losec. Both my dd's had terrible reflux and only Losec and infant gaviscon helped. They both grew out of it b...

Shoog50

Vomiting? Lock

My 12 week old has been drooling a lot in the last week, I think those teeth are on the way! I&#...

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Louloud88

11 week old with a cold Lock

Does anyone have any tips for helping a 11 week old baby with a cold? She seems to have caught my...

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Great thanks for the advice. It's hard seeing her like this I had her in the bathroom while I had a shower and I think the ste...

white_with_three

Those with babies who had pyloric stenosis, how was your baby weeks/months after the surgery?? Lock

How was their weightgain & their behaviour? DS had a pyloromyotomy done at 3 weeks to co...

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wageha wrote: Wow, that sounds so tough on you guys, sorry I hadn't even heard of the condition and just had to google it so se...

Afoureur

thermometers Lock

Hi I was just wondering what digital thermometers are good. I was looking at getting one of those...

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thanks for the advice. sounds like the ear ones are the way to go

iLoveMyBABY Girl

eczema Lock

Today found out the rash on dd is eczma Any body have any creams they could recamend?

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Is bub breastfed? If so, take some inner health plus yourself and it will pass through the milk, really helps. Fish oil is great too...

DD cough- whooping cough?? Lock

I used to get croup quite severe as a child. If she sounds like she's struggling her airways...

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My LO has had a cold/cough for 2 weeks now and I have been to dr 3 times and they keep saying its viral cant do anything. Went to pa...

Marie_k

Silent reflux Lock

Hi All My first DS (who is now 19 mths) was diagnosed with silent reflux however it was left und...

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My DD was diagnosed with silent reflux when she was about 2 months, but I believe she actually was suffering from it earlier - I jus...

HAPPYiFEEL

How do you feed your baby solids? Lock

Hi ladies! I was wondering do you make your baby food or do you use store bought food? Im finding...

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We practised BLW from around 6mths onwards. My DS loves Ella's garden and Rafferty's pouches, however they are expensive ...

Bronwen91

Cystic Fibrosis Support Lock

Hi everyone, On June 6th 2013 I gave birth to my second child, a healthy baby boy. Everything was...

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Christiiee

Baby Acne Lock

My 2 week old baby has heaps of acne on his face. It's only just appeared a couple of days a...

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It's not a problem, completely normal and as W&Pmumma said they'll disappear on their own. They present with varying l...

~NoDdY~

medical advice please Lock

Hi So ds has had this cough with cold symptoms for four weeks. I've seen two doctors and bo...

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The shivering is just part of having a temperature... The body shivers to try and get things heating up even more. It doesn't r...

~NoDdY~

FINALLY!! Lock

Well I finally got a doctor to take me seriously about ds! I walked into that room with my game ...

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That is ridiculous!!! Do they actually WANT to attract the drs or send them running?!

HAPPYiFEEL

Do you feel pressured to have a chubby baby? Lock

Hi ladies! DD is now 7 months old! She weighs now 8kg which is more than her birth weight. DH...

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I tend to agree. My baby was 4 weeks preemie and everyone seems to forget that! They compare her to her cousin which is 3 days older...

PrettyLittlePearl

Health insurance Lock

Looking at getting health insurance for when baby comes (surprise pregnancy so we weren't pr...

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steph19

help! sick bub Lock

Dd has a cold she caught from DH. She is very mucusy and I've been using baby vicks and fess...

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Its no fun when they're sick Mucous and snot running down the back of the throat ends up in the stomach and can upset it and c...

jacnbub

immunisation and antibiotics Lock

My bubba finished a course of antibiotics on thursday and is due for her 6 month needles (booked ...

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Shanaeosborne

Reflux, Colic, or a fussy baby? Lock

My little girl is 5 weeks old, and it being bottle fed breast milk. She is happy feeding then all...

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I found the Dunstan Baby Language videos EXTREMELY useful for knowing what my baby was upset about and solutions for fixing it (eg d...

Young Mummy 2013

4 Month Olds Eye Slighly Turns In. Lock

I recently went to my GP to get my 4 month old sons immunisations while my GP was doing her regul...

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thanks guys. Im suspecting it may be intermittent strabismus which is when the eye sometimes wanders and isnt constantly unalligned...

Ben&Chloës Mama

Finger Infection.... maybe? Help! Lock

So DS woke up with a red and slightly swollen finger this morning. And in one corner next to his ...

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Jas. wrote: I would wait a day or two to see if it clears up on it's own. But if it swells or oozes pus, then see a doctor just...

Sab2012

Hemangiomas Lock

My little girl has one on her eyelid which has been growing. Anyone have any experience with thes...

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Thanks. Propanolol is what I was told about. Because my daughters is on her jawline it will be up to the specialist to decide if it ...

jacnbub

my poor bubba Lock

So my dd has still got this cold (shes had it since wednesday) i thought yesterday she was starti...

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I have no idea about the mould either.ive read heaps about it and its the worat mould to have.ive contacted the real estate so just ...

Nonabel

Has anyone used Nyogel to treat haemangioma? Lock

Has anyone used Nyogel or Timolol Maleate to treat haemangioma? Please if you have any informati...

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Baby throwing up - help?? Lock

It doesn't sound like anything to worry about... Babies tend to chuck for no good reason som...

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Could it be caused by the prune juice you gave when she was constipated? I dont know,i wouldnt be too worried if shes still fine in ...

Emma_Branson-690

First cold at 3.5mths age Lock

Just trying to find out how long this is going to last (been 4 days now). It is just getting wors...

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Try feeding in smaller, more frequent amounts and using something like Fess Little Noses morning and night...

R_Edwards

weight loss Lock

i have a 9 and a half week daughter, i have never had a nurse come out to me since i came home f...

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Yea that's what I put it down to. Not to fussed about not having a nurse come out to me, as they made me feel like crap when ...

jacnbub

cough and cold Lock

My 5 month old dd has had a cold with cough for the last few days.have been giving her panadol tw...

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Thanks ladies.didnt think there was going to be much more i could do.i feel so useless.

Kiwi Gem

Yay for only 2 needles! Lock

Very happy that the combined vaccine has arrived and the 12 month old vaccines are now only two j...

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chalys 'n' J wrote: No hun its all good!! Another member made a post after unique which was a bit sarcastic and seemed li...

Marygreene1031

my journey pyloric stenosis Lock

Around June 23rd my son began to projectile vomit at first it was once and continued to get wors...

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You poor thing. Having to go through all that. Its ridiculous how you got the runaround like that. Typical though. I am just gla...

steph19

can breastfed babies get constipated?? Lock

I didn't think so but dd hasn't done a poo for 24 hours which is unusual for her as she...

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My friends daughter was fully bf and constipated, she had too much iron in her diet (black poo was the dead give away) she was no lo...

RainbowDragon

Worms? Lock

My son loves animals and my father is a little concerned he might get worms he seems to think tha...

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Umm...there is a chance that he could get worms from animals but its actually very rare to catch these type of worms unless they are...

RainbowDragon

Just thought I'd let you know. Little mans breathing. Lock

Took my little man to the doctors for his breathing she checked everything all normal though he i...

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steph19

lump on left cheek - edit Lock

Turns out the bruise like lump is a benign tumor. It is growing though so my dd will need surgery...

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steph1990

Can anyone PLEASE help???? Lock

My baby is 13 weeks old on Friday and is intolerant of cows milk and soy milk protein, he is curr...

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thanks for ur reply, yes this is a very hard time for us

RainbowDragon

Am I being paranoid? Lock

I think my son might have asthma (it runs strongly in both sides of his family) I have asked a fe...

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I have an apoinent on Saturday. He seems to alright he's just been a bit short of breath. I didn't bother with the hospita...

mummymeg

Neocate & Eczema Lock

hi, My 14week old has been on neocate since around 4 weeks. I would have thought he wouldnt have ...

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mummymeg - i know this is a long time since you posted but my son reacted dreadfully ot weleda calendula oil it was an awful itchy b...

Chase&Charlie'sMummy

Poor DS2 has had a temp since yesterday afternoon! Lock

Ds2 started getting sick yesterday in the afternoon he got a temp of 38.6... Now this temperature...

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The ABs would help the ear if its a bacterial infection, which in turn would reduce a temperature. My recent experiences with my dau...

Polly_Slater34

In and out off Hospital. Lock

Hey there my lovely baby aria was born at 33+3 days on 31.3.13 she was diagnosed with down syndro...

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first of all GBH it is a hard thing, 'DD1' is tube feed has has CP she is now nearly 2 years old, she is not ours but my n...

Gabiwp

Snuffly Baby Lock

I started feeling sick a 3-4 days ago and it set in this weekend, snotty nose and sore throat! Pa...

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steamed up the bathroom and partner gave her a shower, seemed to clear up nose when she woke up after her sleep and hasn't been...