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Shayli_Anderson

dealing with stitches Lock

Hi everyone I gave birth to my 1st 8 days ago, i ended up with a ridiculous amount of stitches an...

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I reckon i might give the chemist a try, thanks everyone for your replies

sofiesarasmama

Healing downstairs :/ Lock

I'm expecting no.3 and am a bit worried that my nethers will be ruined after dd2 things aren't e...

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I had tearing and needed 15 stitches that took forever (over 6 weeks) to heel with my first son but it never really went back to the...

Mumx2+nomore

Recovery after bubs Lock

So I had my first a little over 5 years ago. I remember all of the labour but I have forgotten th...

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I bled for about 2 weeks after the birth of my daughter and waited around 6 weeks when i felt it was right to have sex again.. I ...

Jade&CailsMummy

7 weeks after birth Lock

hey ladies, So i had my DD 7 1/2 weeks ago i bled for 3 weeks then it stopped me and my partner h...

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MarzyMarzy

Could I be pregnant after giving birth 8 weeks ago Lock

Hi My partner and I had sex 6 weeks after I had my daughter via c-section we used protection bu...

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I had the same issue. The condom broke at 8 weeks and we completely freaked out. Its a very nervous time waiting to take the test, I...

tash07

retained placenta Lock

Just wanted some feedback.... I have just been back in hospital again after finding out I had som...

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I had the same thing happen to me after the birth of my daughter. It wasn't pick up until my 6 week check up. After my D&C I experie...

allyharper

Newborn Photography Lock

My MIL is a professional newborn photographer and I have no doubt she will want to photograph my ...

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Thank you so much for your reply! I feel perfectly happy asking both to do some photography shots. MIL will more than likely get an...

Jade&CailsMummy

People who had their babies in Sep 2011 Lock

Have you recieved your Baby bonus yet i STILL havent its been almost double the time they said it...

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Nup

Chontellebrettroberts

Trouble with Syntoncinon Injection?? Lock

Im wondering if any of you ladies have experienced numbness in your leg after having a syntoncino...

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Yes yes yes - I do too! it is blimmin sore still and it has been nearly 4 months. Just like you it was totally numb and slowly is...

Jade&CailsMummy

Passing large blood clots.. Lock

So i bled for 3 weeks after having my daughter stopped for 1 week now its started again. It start...

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Can u ask ur GP to bulk bill the ultrasound for you?? Are there any bulk billing places around u? Otherwise if ur public maybe just ...

Krishna_Yachna

scared Lock

hi, had baby 5 wks ago had 6 wks check up now on the pills,my husband is really keen to know when...

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I am agree to everyone, You can take it slow and don't forget to talk about that to your partner. Tell him all your fears and though...

Superpam

Tampons Lock

Hey, I had my baby 14months ago but can still not use any tampons as they slide down?? I was 19 ...

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I dont know what to do for the pelvic excersizes?? Hahaha. I only use applicators and the biggest size still falls down (goh, how ...

Jade&CailsMummy

Is this normal Lock

So i gave birth 1 month ago bled for 3 weeks and then a week ago it stopped and now a week later ...

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Hi there, sounds normal to me, if your worried a trip to your GP will help. For me i experienced a lot of bleeding after both my boy...

MrsGreenwell

Items free to good home Lock

Hi Ladies, I have a couple of bits and piece's left over from when my boy was born which i don'...

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Nappy Bag gone

Silver_Nailpolish

Genetic Testing Lock

Hi there, A few weeks and even months back, I was told that there are a lot of genetic tests tha...

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Mizzzcheeeky

going back to work after the birth of you precious little ones Lock

hi ladies, just wanted a little heads up on returning to work. i am a first time mum, with no qa...

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thanks ladies. it only goes for 10 weeks and its 4 days aweek. i also have my mum to help out with baby sitting. i guess i just wan...

LeeLee89

Birth Flashbacks - Nightmarish Lock

So i had DS 5 weeks ago now, and every now and then when i go to bed its like i have kind of a ni...

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Omg, i tell people i was traumatised by birth because i just had flashbacks and couldnt get over going through that. It was weird f...

really sore tailbone Lock

After DD's birth I arranged to see the physio at the hospital because my tailbone was killing me ...

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I HAD THIS TOO!!! Glad to hear someone else shares my pain! But not glad that you have to go through this. Mine was sore for not qu...

Herewegoagain2

6 week check up? Lock

When you went for your six week check up where you still bleeding?

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My midwife was naughty and never did a six week check on me, actaully I didn't get checked after I went home at week one. Funnily e...

nyz84

How long did you bleed for after birth? Lock

I was just wondering how long after birth did everyone bleed for?? I am breastfeeding and its be...

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i was lucky & it only last just over a week for me. I know a friend of mine that had her baby at the same time is still bleeding, on...

TMI Lock

So my baby's 12 months now and I've been getting my period since January. Before i had my baby, m...

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Having my children ballesed up my cycle. I was regular as, little to no pain/discomfort and not too heavy. Now they're sort of regul...

First timer 29

Electric Double Breast Pump Lock

Hi Everyone, I am having twins and was looking into buying an electric double breast pump. Can a...

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I'm looking at getting the Ameda Purely Yours. It's a double electric for $319. I won't order it unti I know can produce milk, howev...

HuggiesModerator

How to shift those post baby kilos for ever! Lock

Most of us struggle to shift those post baby kilos. Lack of sleep, the demands of a new baby not ...

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Physio_Jo

Free Pilates classes in West Auckland Lock

Hi, Is anyone interested in attending pilates classes in west auckland? I am a physiotherapist cu...

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Blue Jean Baby

That brown line down your belly... Lock

Hi huggies mums I know not everyone gets the brown line but I did, and it's still with me 4 week...

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I think it was my mum that suggested using bio oil to reduce the appearence of it, get rid of it. Mind u i'm slack and keep forgetti...

Ilovebabies!

Adiana Tubal Occlussion Lock

Hello everyone, I've been looking around and ringing up many Gynaecologists (and have asked my l...

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Hi, I was the first person in CBR to have the Adiana done, this was also completed with the Novasure proceedure. I believe that my ...

Xmpvtrfw1471

everyone need to carry a handbag. Lock

everyone need to carry a handbag. Everyone today needs to carry something unique if you're consi...

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proudmum*

having a bath Lock

Hi ladies well i just had my DD a week ago and iam just wondering when is it safe for me to have ...

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I'm pretty certain one of the first things I would have done when I got home was have a bath. Bit odd I know but I get a bit clostra...

Jayden03-Dylan09

Pros and cons of coming home Lock

Hi all I'm wondering what you all think are the pros and cons of staying in hospital/ maternity ...

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I was a fist time mother and had twin boys via C-section in 2009. I was happy staying in hospital for the full 7 days they allowed ...

rahrahgirl

Periods Lock

DD#2 was born 10 weeks ago. I had a curette 7 weeks ago. Finished bleeding from the curette 3 w...

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I had a C-section with my twin boys. my periods did not return for 6 months after they were born. They say once you stop breastfee...

mazzania

how long after... Lock

bub is 4 days old and i still havent. i'll go sit there for a while but doesnt happen. i think i ...

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I pooped after day three of having my twins. I had a C-section and it was quite painful. i actually felt like my insides were goin...

Gremlin09

Length of stay in the hospital Lock

I know that some of you are going to think that I am certifiably crazy but I am wanting to know a...

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I had my twin boys at the Women's and Children's Hospital. I actually stayed for a full 7 days and not a day before. i did have a ...

Funshine82

Just for fun :) Lock

Just for fun, just thought we could see how big our babies were when born... Ill start DS1 6p 1...

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ds was 3 weeks early and was 9 pounds 6 ounces and about 62 cm. big baby! bit scared how big this one might be

Spellsy_01

hemroids Lock

hey everyone,so i feel very embarressed to ask,,but did anyone get any?? i just got one and not s...

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I did too. They were worse than my 2nd degree tear with DD#1!! I had Ultraproct cream and also suppositories. I found that the suppo...

thewalrusandthecarpenter

sex after episiotomy Lock

Today we had sex for the first time since DD was born almost 6 weeks ago, I had a episiotomy whe...

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Massage!! My ob and physio recommended massaging the scar to break down scar tissue (or something like that) and i honestly think it...

X23_Emma

Question about partner's staying at Mercy, Heidelberg? Lock

I'm booked in as a private patient at the Mercy due to deliver in Sept. I understand that if you ...

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Okay thankyou. I really want him to stay and he really wants to stay as well. I'll bring it up with them again. Was hoping to see if...

Skubala

Bleeding after birth Lock

DD was born 6 weeks ago, vaginal birth with episiotomy therefore stitches. Had a few days of very...

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After DS was born I only bled for about 4 days. I had stitches from a 3rd degree tear. My period came back 3 weeks later as breastf...

Baby brain Lock

hi I had my DD 5 days ago and i am just get baby brain now. I can forgetting how to spell some ...

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You probably keep forgetting because you don't even have TWINS hahaha I thought something was suss with her post about wantin...

Need some advice Lock

Hey mummies, I had my baby girl about 12 weeks ago, and stopped bleeding about 6 ish weeks. I a...

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You poor thing. Is there any other Doctor you can see? There must be some answers for you. It doesn't seem right. Good luck. Yeah ...

what time did you go home for the hospital Lock

hi what time did you and your bub came home. me and my bub came home 2 day after she was born. ...

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With DS1 we went home 6days after he was born due to a PPH DS2 we went home after 48hrs. DS3.....update in 4 months. Hoping for les...