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Length of First Period Lock

Hi, I've had my first period after giving birth to my baby girl, she's 7 weeks old. Normally my...

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hi briony, mine first period after birth was the longest ever i never thought it was going to stop.Now ive just got my second period...

has anyone had an operation..... Lock

to correct a fissure?i had my baby 12 weeks ago and only finally got enough courage to go to the ...

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Are you scared of going under general anesthetic? I did for having my wisdom teeth removed. All I remember was counting then the nex...

avasandmichalasmum

So lonely Lock

Does anyone else feel so lonley and like there going crazy because there onyl conversations are w...

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Hi there, my name is Amanda and i have a 3 week old baby girl, I'm 21 years old and live in Mount Isa, i must say that i have not ha...

first_time_mommy

6 week check up Lock

Its been 13 weeks and i still haven't had my 6 wk check up. I'm nervous about someone going up th...

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Hi there, nothing to be worried about ,after my first the doc said to me that is not very plesent having a pap, i said after giving ...

Ashleesmum

Third Degree Tear Lock

Hi Mums I gave birth to my second baby a week ago and suffered a partial third degree tear. I j...

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hi Kristi, I gave birth to my second 7 weeks ago and suffered a second degree tear only because the cord was wrapped around bubs nec...

ditzy brain!! Lock

Gee i thought i couldnt get any ditzier than I was when I was pregnant yet i have managed it. I j...

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I know what you mean. Sometimes you have to think real slow about simple things, like those parts of your brain have been dormant an...

Annette

curette after birth Lock

Hi - has anyone had to have a curette after their bub's been born? I had to have one about 5 week...

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Hi, I had my daughter on the 27th of June at my six wk check up I was still bleeding heaps had heaps of huge clots with tissue in th...

Ashtonsmum

Bleeding Lock

Hi all I have had my second bub just recently,. 2 weeks ago actually. i remeber after my first ba...

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Hi Ashtonsmum, I had my daughter in June and after the birth I had lots of clots some were very large and there was also tissue comi...

The use of Dummies Lock

I have a 12 week old boy and find that the dummie is the only thing that seems to work to get him...

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I used dummies only when nothing else would work, and took it out as soon as they were asleep. All were off by three months. It's a ...

zoe taylah

scaring after c-section & exercise Lock

i had an emergancy c-section just two weeks ago and i was wondering if anyone out there could lat...

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Mine was seven months ago and it's lots skinnier and a very pale maroon colour, but i can't see it cos my belly is in the way, you m...

Chukkas

Recovery after 2nd C-Section Lock

Just wondering how long it takes to stop hurting after the 2nd CS. My daughter is almost 3 weeks ...

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Hello there, Perhaps you should not walkt too much. I found that resting in bed is the best afterC section. I hope you have already...

Ashtonsmum

The mini pill Lock

hi all I have just strated the mini pill. I dont usually read the pamphlets but i needed somethin...

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EEK! I am going out today to get my "pills" My doc didn't mention anything about that? Remembering that they have to list any risk ...

reef

weird bleeding Lock

i have just had my third bubu and you would think that i would know what was going on. Bub is now...

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Hi Reef Are you sure you don't have haemoroids (I can't spell) as that is really common after having a baby! And that would somewh...

Contraception before 6 week check-up Lock

Hello what have ppl used for contraception before their 6 week checkup????

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Hi, condoms with lots of lubricant. my husband was so happy to get a bit that he wasn't fussed on using them. Plus the mini pill d...

Breastfeeding as contraception-beware Lock

I went to doctors today and he told me breastfeeding exclsuively as a form of crontracetpion is o...

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Ashtonsmum

Breast feeding/weight loss.. Lock

hi guys just wondering if anyone else is having trouble losing the weight. they say breastfeeding...

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I too was told that I would lose the weight by breastfeeding and for the first two weeks I did. I lost about 8 kilos but that was it...

Tiffanymum

period's return Lock

My period has just returned after having my baby. She is now 7 weeks old and fully breastfed. I ...

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Hi Tiff I also got my period back 6 weeks post birth even though I was fully breastfeeding. My little man became very fussy on the b...

Pains down there... Lock

Hello to all! This is an embarassing question, but I am wondering if anyone has had 'shooting' ty...

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Hey guys just thought i would let you know that i suffered with the same thing for over a month and as time grew on it got less and...

Mastitis anyone? Lock

me again (and all my problems lol) my bubz is just over 2 weeks now and a few days ago i got mast...

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Hi, My doctor told me that anti-biotics can change the taste of your milk, :this could be bub adjusting? I went thru this with my ...

Quin1901

Little boy bits Lock

I know this is a very touchy issue & people have thier own oppinions about it but regardless of w...

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Hi Know EXACTLY what you mean! My son is now 6 weeks old, he was circumsized on day 7. (Without a drama, may I add!) There ia a ...

The things we endure as Mothers.... Lock

Kroons - I love your idea - made me think about getting to this point. pre pregnancy - 7 years o...

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Hi This is a great idea, it has been interesting reading about everyone's experiences. 1ST BABY Pregnancy: Unplanned (but a nice ...

bensmummy

bleeding aftersex Lock

hi anyone with advice i would love to hear from i gad an emergancy c with my first child my pa...

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Hi Angela, I agree with Kristi, I'd see a Dr just in case. I'd accept bleeding once, maybe twice, but any more and I'd get it checke...

MJL

Pelvic instability Lock

Just wanting to hear from others who have experienced this condition and if there was any recomme...

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Hi mjl Can you describe the sort of pain you were experiencing. I'm currently in alot of pain after giving birth and noone can tell ...

Bess

Swelling Lock

My Baby is now six weeks old and I still cannot fit my wedding rings. How long did it take some ...

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Hi Bess, I wouldn't rush off an have your rings resized just yet. It can take your body 3 or 4 months just to get rid of the hormone...

Breasts.... Lock

G'day, I too am a first time mum, my hubby and I have tried just a couple of times, our baby is n...

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hi, my son is now 6 months old and im still touchy when it comes to touching my boobs when we are in the "sack" i sort of do the, sl...

Juan

Experiencing afterpains after birth Lock

Hi all I'm hoping to find anyone who has had or having a similar afterpains situation. During t...

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kiwicolz

LOSING EYESIGHT WITH EACH PREGNANY!! Lock

I had my first child when i was 18, 3 months after the birth i had realised i had to have glasses...

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yup i have heard of it. i have had glasses for reading since i was nine and sfter no one i was told i would prob need glasses fullti...

Rayne&Noah'smummy

brown blood clots in first period Lock

I had to have an emergency c-section 8 weeks ago today due to my son being to big, distressed and...

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I had my first period fine , but then 7 days later i started bleeding and had the worst pains i could imagine, i am still bleeding a...

Nicky-ps

Postnatal care in Australia. Lock

Hi, My brother & SIL are thinking of moving to Australia for my brothers job. They will be locat...

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I attend the child health clinic for general development checks but for sickness or vaccinations I go to my local gp.

lisab77

gym junkie hangin to get back into shape! Lock

Hi, just wondering whether anybody can tell me how long it takes for your tummy muscles to join b...

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do what you want! a nice walk wont do any one any harm - if your able of getting out and about then you might as well. just dont ove...

lisab77

how long does it take for your milk supply to stop? Lock

Hi, At the moment I am expressing 2 - 3 bottles a day for my 9 week old son and alternating a bot...

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Cabbage leaves dont help with the drying up, only with the pain of full breast and mastitis. I havnt fed in 7 weeks and I still get ...

MichelleSA

Where did our Jan bubs post dissappear to?? Lock

Don't know what happened to our posts but Hi to all of the Jan 05 mummies and babies. Hope you al...

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Hi to everyone from the "January Bubs" post. Yes your post has moved to a new forum "<a href="http://huggies...

mum78

The Implant? Lock

Hi, I am thinking of getting the implant this time instead of using the pill. I was wanting to ...

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I had two lots of the Implant inserted,( had it for 5 years straight) the second one being for 2 years, when we decided to try for o...

jo79

Lochia Lock

Hi Just wondering how long everyone experienced their after-birth lochia for? It has been nearl...

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My lochia is still going my baby is nearly 9 weeks old, I went to the doctor at the six week check and she told me to see her again...

mickeyboo

Contraception - IUD's Lock

My hubby and i are expecting our 2nd child in 4 weeks (yay!!) and we don't want any more after th...

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Hi Nat, Well here is probably not the appropriate place to be chatting with you about my kids, so my email address is [email protected]

Laneisa

Tongue Tie Lock

Just wondering if anyone has a baby with tongue tie. I'm convinced that my 5 week old has. He is ...

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All of the research suggests that it does affect their speech in some way later on. It is easier to cut it the younger they are. It ...

vbraggs

Going back to work Lock

I plan to go back to work in 2 months time. I have worked on contract and temporary assignments b...

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I have worked at the same hotel for 3 years in the kitchen. I had to have a c-sec and the work i do is very physical. When do you th...

miracles

whats different bout your body now? Lock

Gday all parents n parents to be. What changes have you noticed about your body after birth?

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My body has gone from a size 8-10 to a size 16 I also have heaps of big thick stretch marks and my boobs are alot bigger

maddismummy

6 months on and still sore Lock

Hi, just wondering does anybody still feel sore "down there" As embaressed as i am in placing ...

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Maddismummy, you must go and get yourself all checked out, I am sure that you will find it all a big relief, I will be opting f...

Kristi

Due in February 2005 group. Lock

hi well, i think this is the best place to migrate to after the birth of our babies. in the ...

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Hey guys. I found the new thread hehe. I feel great. bayden is 1 month old on friday, I am 6 kgs lighter than b4 i was pregnant, my ...