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Mishaeladaken

Great place to come for support! Lock

Hi everyone, there is a wonderful place in Lower Hutt that offer support to mums and mums to be. ...

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Joanne_Maher78

Circumcision Taree Lock

I have just recently moved to Forster and due to have my first baby in August. I am looking at t...

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Gabby_Cooper

Who do I need to notify?? Lock

So apart from IRD (birth registration) who do I need to notify that I now have a child? Will my b...

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If you have a Will, you might want to add who will look after your child if anything happened.

Chloe_A_Williams93

trying to get my body on track again! Lock

Hi mummies, I feel a little alone and wanted too see if anyone had anything similar to what I&#...

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Smondin83

Heart Palpitations :( Lock

Hi, I gave birth to my son 6 days ago and have noticed the past few days I have been having heart...

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Thank you 4 surprises,I am thinking it's from my hormones settling back.to normal etc it's just so scary

TP09

Places for fresh meal deliveries In Auckland, NZ? Lock

Hi there, A group of us are wanting to buy meal vouchers for a friend thats just had twins and h...

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Check out bellyful, they provide meals for free for new mums. They operate in our area and are great Sorry can't think of any ...

beetlgrl

Postpartum Eclampsia Anyone??? Lock

Hello Ladies Just Wanting to find out if there are any other cases out there of postpartum eclamp...

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Hi there I'm sorry to hear you had that experience. It's very scary especially when there's not much information on ...

pinelime89

Weight at birth Lock

Ds got recorded as weighing 3440 grams,but also 7pound 9 and every website I have gone on to conv...

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My daughter was 3440 and I was told 7lb 9oz I'm confused by it all

NZnewmum

Iud's your thoughts Lock

Just thinking about this following a comment I made on another post... I recently went to see a ...

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My understanding for copper IUDs is that they aren't suitable for all women as it attracts white blood cells into the uterus, a...

Profile Name - Any Suggestions Lock

Ooh +1 to 'now we are 6. Good one mo3c!

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Half-a-dozen Six Pack Need-a-bus Six4me Sixdarlings Sixpiglets Litterofsix Ma of six Sixkids Congratulations by the way... Very cool...

Macy_Grace

10wks after birth Lock

Hi everyone, ok so its been 10weeks since i gave birth i had a 2nd degree tear and i diddnt need...

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Hi Macy grace me and my fiance are looking at starting a family we dont have a lot of money but we feel the time ticking by im 26 an...

Carlybadgley0905

Under 25 Mothers Group Sydney North Shore area Lock

I have been searching for a younger mother's group and haven't been able to have any lu...

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NZnewmum

Jadelle Lock

I am looking at getting the jadelle implant, do any other huggies mums have this? How have you fo...

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Hmmmm I really don't want weight gain or to bleed for 11 months! Not ideal, this is seeming less and less appealing. I never ha...

LET76

When did you periods return after birth of 2nd baby compared to the 1st baby? Lock

Hi, I am curious to know if it will take the same length of time for my periods to return 2nd ti...

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So jealous of you girls, mine came back 6 weeks after all three, then regular as clockwork. Fully bf all three too, pfssss....

TP09

What to get new mum and bubs as congratulations Lock

Hi there, I'm wanting to get a good friend a congratulations present for her and the baby (...

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Im in Auckland too. I have been making nappy cakes for friends with babies. Have included the letters for their name and a few other...

Navinbks

Baby Nurse Brisbane Lock

Hey All My name is Sarah and I welcomed by baby born 4 months ago. Anyone looking for a great b...

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LET76

Have a newborn and already want another - hormonal? Lock

I have a 4 week old and always thought I only wanted 2 children (also have a 3 yr old). Is it jus...

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I was like this straight after having DD! It probably is a bit hormonal, from being on cloud 9 with a new bubba as well as missing b...

Baby Bonus Lock

you get a baby LOL sorry,I dont know

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your dh may also be eligible for Dad and partner Pay which can be paid to you as well as the newborn allowance if he's on unpai...

Wingsuitchick

Holiday with Bub Lock

What's the earliest you have travelled with your baby, and flying in particular? I'm j...

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OUr baby was 4.5 weeks old - he slept the whole time. Was a bit unsettled for the first couple of days when we were away due to the ...

Em_N_Ems88

DNA testing Lock

Not after any personal attacks as I'm aware of the stupidity I had and starting to overcome ...

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The DNA testing bdm chase the fathers in question so was wondering if anyone has been through this to see how long the process has t...

Tigerlily.

Stopping Thyroid Meds Lock

I was put on thyroid meds for subclinical hypothyroidism when pregnant (50mcg). Since giving birt...

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2 little muppets wrote: I've also got an underactive thyroid. Mine started mucking up after I had my DD 3.5 years ago. I recent...

I Love My Babes

What are the Best Exercises for muscle separation? Lock

Morning Huggies Buddies Do any of you know the best exercises for muscle separation? Bub is 4 w...

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Hello, I suffered from this really badly in my first pregnancy from the SPD I had. I have been working with my physio to try and r...

When do phantom kicks stop? Lock

Mine never really went away either. Even when we were TTC 2 years later I would still get them, a...

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Marz2019

Mothers group Merrylands area Lock

Hi does anyone know any Mother groups in Merrylands, Greystanes, Guildford or Parramatta areas......

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Hi SDA1980 ..thanks for your reply..I haven't managed to put a group together but im more than happy to catch up and chat about...

gypsy kylz

maybe TMI... freaking out a little bit =/ Lock

im 2weeks post partum after bub #4 (all vaginal births no complications or tears) and even thoug...

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Your uterus can contract and you can still have a prolapse. The bladder and bowel can also prolapse. I'd go to the doctor or ma...

Miss_Felicity

post partum body Lock

Hi all quick question. Im 9 days post partum and ive lost over 10 kilos already (I only gained...

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I was the same, by 3weeks it was back to normal. I was breastfeeding and by 3months I was 4.5kgs lighter than when I fell pregnant. ...

Slacker

Phantom kicks post-pregnancy? Lock

I'm not sure where to put this question so apologies for that, but I have felt this after al...

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Ha ! Sensitive to own gas lmao ! Yeah I have been feeling them to

Aliecat85

Only getting period every 2 months Lock

My son is 10 months old. I am still bf with solids and got my period 7 months after delivery. How...

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I did that with each of mine and it took until about 13 months (when breastfeeding) to get back to regular 28 day cycles. I think it...

I know I post ALOT of questions about af but..... Lock

You only had a baby 5 months ago so things will be up the wop for a while its normal. Are you on ...

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Em_N_Ems88

Birth Certificate and Surname Lock

Im currently 34 weeks pregnant and unfortunately my pregnancy occurred whilst not in a relationsh...

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Yeah well thats what I did just so my son knew who his father was. At least by name anyway. And I hope for your sake and your babys ...

Metal_loving_mummy

Sex hurts! Lock

This is one of those topics I just can't seem to talk to anyone about. Hellooo anonymous int...

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Thanks Leisa (and everyone else too). I really wish I'd done this sooner. I've felt so lousy for months. Though I guess I ...

wolfbaby

is this normal after a c-section? Lock

I had a C-section 6 days ago (I have a beautiful little girl , and my ankles keep swelling up hug...

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thankyou all for ur advice n concern. ended up spending the whole day in E.R. had ultrasound on tummy-all looked ok except one side ...

Maven

Epidural problems??? Lock

Hiya! Quick question to any moms out there that had and epidural during their labor... How was ...

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I suffered piriformis syndrome after having epidural and spinal block, what you are suffering from sounds similar but may just be a ...

Slacker

How long after birth is it ok to wear maternity clothes?! Lock

So how long after birth is it ok to keep wearing maternity clothes?! I keep on wearing my mater...

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Rubicon wrote: Slacktarts wrote: Rubicon wrote: Im still wearing a few of my maternity feeding tops - I just find them comfy and eas...

Heel prick Lock

I hope not Maybe not enough in the sample?

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I'm sorry to hear that it wasn't a false positive, but as you said, of all the things to show up on the heel prick test, t...

Staceyjgordon

Looking to meet other mums Lock

Hi there For those of you looking to meet other parents in your area or even online you might wan...

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Anyone help please Lock

ProudToBeAMummy wrote: Rosie Mumma wrote: My bet? It's the mini-pill. I have a good friend w...

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I bled on the mini pill, id definitely be talking to a second Dr about that... I fell pregnant with bub #2 on the mini pill as well ...

honeyspider

Placenta encapsulation Lock

Has anyone tried this? If so, did you notice a difference/did you have a speedier birth recovery?

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Amy-Lachlans mum

Meet new mum/ dads Brisbane. Lock

Hi, I have a 3 month old little boy ( im 28yrs old ) and I'm new to jindalee/ mt ommaney. ...

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Hi, I'm 29 and have a 7.5 month old boy and live in Jindalee. I'm looking for some mums to meet up with too. Msg me and ma...

Mummy*2*4girls

Bleeding after c-section Lock

I had my thrid c-section 4 weeks ago and still have steady bleeding. The lower adominal area is r...

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I'am 32 and just had a c section 2 months ago and also had my tubes tied. I have been bleeding the entire time small amounts o...