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GigiLove

How bottles a day Lock

Hello my baby will be 8 months in a weeks time. She has been decreasing her volume in 1 of 5 bot...

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From 7 months my son was and still is on 4 x 180mls. He's 11 months old. I'm trying to increase to 3 x 240ml, but he'...

Jodiep1986

Tips and Best bottle to use whilst trying to get baby back to breast feeding Lock

Hey can anyone please help me..my 12 week old baby has been breast feeding and bottle feeding sin...

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KRP

Which Nursing Bra? Lock

Hey Ladies so i am now pregnant with number two and want to know your favorite nursing bras, with...

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The best i've ever been able to find is definitely the ones they make at B free. They have a clip that you unclick for breast f...

AllyMourits

Fussy Baby! Lock

Hey everyone - my daughter is 5 months old, and just started this thing where she gets really sad...

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HuggiesModerator

"We love babies and boobs" - how Iceland has made breastfeeding in public a positive experience Lock

In Iceland they have a very positive attitude to breastfeeding in public. Does your local cafe ...

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Wonderful to hear!

HuggiesModerator

Having problems breastfeeding? Don't worry you're not alone. Lock

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

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Jules84

Toddler stage 4 instead of 3 Lock

My son is 12 months old now, and for the last 2 weeks he has been on karicare toddler stage 3 for...

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Thanks for your reply! Yes I think I will just use it, nutritionally it doesn't seem at all different from the regular milk. He...

HuggiesModerator

A new campaign to raise awareness of breastfeeding Lock

Have you ever felt judged for breastfeeding in public? Bosom Buddies is a new grass roots campaig...

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Fairoza82

Should i be worried Lock

Hey mommies, my bby is 5 weeks old and have not poop in 6 days, she is being breastfed only, shou...

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Esmeralda_Melnick

My baby won't take a bottle!? Lock

My baby is 5 months old. She has been exclusively breastfed. I have expressed into bottles which ...

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Yes she has started solids but she didn't take the bottle even before that. What formula do you use? I've tried Bellamy&#x...

Lucyjanehoward22

Maternity Bras !!! Lock

Hi all, im desperately seeking plus size maternity bras !! Does anyone have any suggestions on wh...

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Myer have larger size bras, but not all Myers stock them. I would ring around. They also sell larger size nursing singles, which is ...

Mjrhogan

Bottle at night... Lock

Kia ora all. I am just curious for your thoughts if you don't mind on having formula as the ...

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Kia ora, I have been doing fomula feeds at night with my twins, they are currently 15 weeks old. I have been doing this since they w...

Dakotasmummy

S26 formula question Lock

Hi Can anyone tell me what the difference is between the S26 original and the S26 gold??? I have...

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One major difference is that the GOLD generally costs more however is made in either new Zealand or Australia as opposed to ORIGINAL...

Rubina Ali

Night time feeding Lock

My 4 month old is still feedin at 2-3 hour intervals which means he has one cranky mumma?????????...

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My nearly 8 month old is still doing this not easy that's for sure .

HuggiesModerator

Formula feeding Lock

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

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bookysmummy

wanting to breastfeed this time. Lock

Hi there, I am 16weeks pregnant with my 3rd baby and with my last two children i was terrible at...

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You should always have something warm before nursing. Thats a tip I got at the hospital and it worked!!

HuggiesModerator

Looking for help with formula feeding? Lock

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

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K_Hislop

When to wean? Lock

Hello, I'm a first time mum learning on the job and need some advice. My DD is 8 months now,...

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Huggies has a good post on that. I started at 5 months for all my kids. started with boiled rice and milk and slowly added pureed ...

Erin_516

Blocked up bub Lock

Hi all, I'm just wondering if anyone has been in my situation and can offer me their advice....

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Hey, so There's no harm on trying him on the formula I prefer to use the s26 ,he loves it,for constipation a bit of warm water ...

Yorkey1

When do you change from a anti reflux formula to a normal formula? Lock

Our baby boy is 4 mnths. We were told to take him off of the anti reflux formula and put on a nor...

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My doc told me they dont make an ar formula for older than 6 months as generally stops by then in most babies.reflux happens as a re...

Jessof2

low milk supply Lock

Hey guys i was wondering if anyone knew if there was something i could take for low milk supply? ...

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My bub is 6 months now and I got sick and supply diminished. The things that helped boost supply 1. PUMP PUMP AND PUMP. I used a ho...

Hardan260180

Water temp for preparing formula Lock

Hi. I've just switched from S26 to Nan HA and the instructions for S26 was to have water tem...

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Look everybody would do this differently but if you want my advice?.... Put down the thermometer. When preparing formula for my yo...

Chaosthecat

Worried new mum Lock

HI everyone I have a 9 week old son and he is bottle fed with formula. He drinks really well in t...

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My son was the same at 9 weeks old. He would take a bigger bottle in the morning (140ml) and then have a bigger gap between his even...

Bailey_bub

Formula feeding issues Lock

Hi all, I'm brand new to this so my Apologies if I am doing it wrong... I'm a first ti...

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We had similar issues with our bub. Even on lactose free formula she was still very unhappy. Sometimes explosive poo and sometimes c...

Breastfeeding Myths and dealing with unwanted advice Lock

Hey everyone!!! Im holding a disscussion for my Local ABA group on Myths on breastfeeding and de...

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There are some rumours about breastfeeding you shouldn't believe in and worry about. Check them out: http://motherhow.com/breas...

Jsopower101

My 6 months old bubba dont like bottle feeding Lock

Hi, does anyone here having a difficult time to bottle feed thier baby? I used to breastfeed my s...

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***Carmyz***

Best double pump Lock

Hi i have closer to nature electric one already but im thinking of just pumping with my next bubs...

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Hi, I brought a Unimom double breast pump off trademe (although I had to mix and match a few parts, as I needed larger breast shield...

Pen_Pen

Introducing formula at 8 months? Lock

My 8 month old daughter is fully breast fed, last week we had a stay at Tresillian due to sleep i...

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Starting formula at 8 months is ok! SMA and Nestle NAN are good too, Please do check if has any allergy towards cow's milk too....

Angelbarbie33

Feel like a cow Lock

Hi all, My little man is coming up to three weeks and all he ever seems to do is eat...like every...

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Angelbarbie33 wrote: Hi all, My little man is coming up to three weeks and all he ever seems to do is eat...like every 1 1/2 to 2 ho...

Ktelf

Mixing breast milk and formula in the same bottle Lock

I have been exclusively feeding our daughter EBM for the past six weeks as she was refusing the b...

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Ktelf, yes pumping is hard and exhausting work! Are you wanting to continue pumping for your daughter? Looking back, I would've...

Amyp88

Delact formula-Constipation Lock

Hi everyone I need help, my son (3rd child) is 5 months old on Aptimal Gold + Delact formula. I b...

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No worries, hope it helps.

Freyajack

Breastfeeding and Daycare - 10 month old Lock

Hi everyone, My DD has started family day care 3 days/week. On these days she has a breastfeed ...

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Hi there. I have just started back at work from Maternity leave and have not needed to express while I'm at work. I was express...

Kimmarie-942

Neocate Lock

Hi There Just wondering if anyone has had their baby on Neocate. My 9 week old has really been t...

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HuggiesModerator

What is your favourite brand of formula and why? Lock

Tell us what works best for your little one...

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Nutricia Aptamil Gold

Jodzf26

Transition from breast feeding to formula Lock

I am trying to wean my almost 4 week old baby onto formula. I have struggled with feeding and do ...

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Just slowly decrease your breastfeeding feeds each day and replace with formula. I transitioned to full formula in 1week. Don't...

Sarahjyun

8month old refusing bottles Lock

My 8month old is refusing bottles. Probably has around 400-600(barely makes it) per day. Loves hi...

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As long as he has wet nappies and is putting on weight I wouldn't worry about it. Some bubs are great at transitioning to solid...

Tashpash06

Feeding/Sleeping Lock

My baby will be 4 weeks on Monday. He is feeding longer than an hour each time - how long should...

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Thanks for that. I'm going to see the lactation consultant tomorrow. His feeding time has cut down now to about 40 minutes but...

NikkiLH

Dream feeding Lock

I'd be interested to know at what age anyone stopped dream feeding their baby & what met...

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Dream feeding is helpful in the short term. Most of the women recommend cutting dream feedings down to 2 per night at 6 months of ag...

Emma_Joseph

Zymil milk Lock

My baby boys is just over 7 months and he is fully breast fed will take a bottle occasionally but...

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Cow's milk is fine to be used in their foods (but not as a drink) from 6 months on when they start solids. This is the informa...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Follow on Formula? Is it Necessary? Lock

So my boy is now 6 months and wondering if its necessary to switch to a follow on formula? Or sho...

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Oh ok! Well he loves his fruit purée so no problems there! He is a little piggy at times lol Thankyou