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declan&miasmummy<3

How can I tell when I've got my period back? Lock

So I had DD 4 weeks ago and have just stopped bleeding but at about 3 weeks it stopped for a day ...

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Two links for you: Birth Control and BF BF and Fertility If you bled for 3 weeks, it stopped for a day and then came back then i...

darwin mummy

preeclampsia after baby is born Lock

I just my fourth child via c-section everything went really well and then BANG blood pressure wen...

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I had it. I had a textbook pregnancy and no blood pressure issues during labour - though I had an epidural so that may have masked i...

Calebdabest_665

Stretch Mark cream/oils Lock

Hi i was just wondering if any1 had tryed preventin gettin stretch marks before having them and i...

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I believe I can!tomorrow is a another day! The Office Professional Plus Office Professional Plus Wonderful

rahrahgirl

Bleeding only at night after birth Lock

I gave birth 13 days ago and had an appointment with Child Health this week. They advised me to ...

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Sounds similar to what happened to me. The child health nurse picked up that something was wrong when she asked how my bleeding was...

chacha24

bleeding after nookie... Lock

hi all, not sure if this is normal or not but i started bleeding (very lightly and pinkish) after...

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hi, is it anywhere near begining or end of cycle or i know if i went two cycles on pill without a af then i would have a breakthroug...

Ecogirl72

Best Online Shopping Experience Lock

Have you ever ordered products online that have exceeded your expectations? I ordered some produc...

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I agree with you, and thanks for sharing. These products are really the best value for money, work a treat, and are all natural and ...

Skin on my stomach Lock

Hi, I posted the other day about my stretch marks being really itchy and raw and raised up and br...

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Yeah I moisturise at least once a day after my shower been using just sorbolene cream coz I ran out of the other stuff I had. Been m...

Jaspers_Mummy

Post partum pregnancy? Lock

I had my baby 9 weeks ago. Around 5 weeks I stopped bleeding for a week during which I had sex an...

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No I didnt really think about the morning after pill. I'm it's just my body returning to normal still. Thanks. Sorry, I have onl...

Talent_Agency

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Nodrog

After pains Lock

So my bubba is 8 days old today and I'm STILL getting the most horrendous after pains. She is my ...

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I had an after pain that lasted 2 hrs last time! With #2. Having #3 in sept, will be requesting voltaren with ever dose of pain reli...

Lollipop21

Post birth diabetes test Lock

Hi All, I had Gestational Diabetes. I suffered miserably, not with the diabetes itself, but with...

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Thank you for the support everyone. I decided to bite the bullet and just go for it! By the end of the 2hours I looked like a heroi...

Becky21

still no period!! Lock

hi there my DD is 11 weeks 1 day old. she is my 2nd baby. i had a c section with her and had th...

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hi there my DD is 11 weeks 1 day old. she is my 2nd baby. i had a c section with her and had the usual bleed afterwards that last...

FAD760

tmi Lock

i had my baby 3 months ago. i bleed on and off for the first 5 weeks than it stopped.for the past...

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I am having a similar experience - except I am no longer breastfeeding. I had my baby 8 weeks ago and stopped bleeding at 5 weeks. ...

kennedy71

Birth storys Lock

Hello everyone, I am studying Childbirth Education and I am looking for birth stories, I just ...

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Got my examinations on Thursday (01.04.2010) afternoon to see about being induced. At the examinations, I found out I was 2cm dilate...

lovekaleb&koby

Asked if i wanted to keep Placenta WTF Lock

Has anyone else been asked if they wanted to keep their placenta? Why would anyone want to keep ...

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Wow I had never heard of any of this before. The only reason I had heard (and quite surprised that no one had mentioned it in this t...

thewalrusandthecarpenter

ANYONE GIVEN BIRTH AT DUNEDIN HOSPITAL? Lock

Tell me how you got on.. I am due in two 1/2 weeks and can't wait.

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Hey thanks so much you two. I can't wait and that is great if they are nice people.

Is it possible Lock

for AF to return 3.5 wks after giving birth? I am breastfeeding so expected it would take a littl...

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yip it is as anything is possible lol. I was told that while bf it would take a good 6 months for af to return to normal and what ha...

Still feel like every twinge might be labour Lock

I keep thinking "oh what was that feeling?" every time i get a little pain in my body, "is that l...

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Im on fb but i cant seem to PM you Oh My email address is [email protected] if you want to add that way...

mumof2gorgeousgirls

Period After Pregnancy Lock

Hi, just wondering about the 1st period after having a baby. AF turned up last Friday, my baby gi...

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Caitie :)

Sore, Itchy nipples Help? Lock

So I did a post this morning about itchy nipples but it has gotten worse. I am breast and formula...

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Could also be a staph infection if you have a yellow discharge

Caitie :)

itchy nipples???? Lock

Last night my nipples started itching like crazy. i have no idea why though. Is this a normal thi...

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Have you tried Lansinoh cream???????

Caitie :)

The mothers apron Lock

Hi guys, I have "the mothers apron" & would like to get rid of it. From all that i have read tho...

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oh yes the mothers apron, ive been doing lots of abdominal excercises to help get rid of mine, it is slowly slowly going! Think i kn...

lovekaleb&koby

Bleeding.. How can i tell? Lock

Sorry if its TMI but i had bubby 6 weeks ago and im still bleeding but it went a brownish colour ...

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Thanks ladies, i think ill go to DRs just to be sure, i havent had my 6wk check up yet because im still bleeding.

Bub4Cas

Losing Weight after birth! Lock

Hi Girls, When i came out of hospital 9 weeks ago after having Ryan i weighed 82kg, since being ...

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Aw hun, give yourself a break. It's only been 9 weeks - you've still got hormones running amok. Give them time to settle down. ...

Bleeding tmi Lock

Hi, Just wondering if it is normal to pass a clot 2 weeks after giving birth? I havnt had any sin...

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Yup that's perfectly normal. I had the same thing about 4 weeks after, was like the size of an egg lol

GGMama

Quick ?: Can I use either? Lock

Sorry but even though this is my second, I haven't had a Winter bub! Can I pack short sleeved bo...

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ive always used singlets and never had a problem, im a bit worried about my bubs wardrobe LoL, as im having a little girl I went and...

kzac

Hospital baby Cameras Lock

A friend of mine recently had a baby at St Vincent's Private in Melbourne, she sent out an sms wi...

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Thank you everyone for all your thoughts. I had my son last week at St Vincent's and can not thank St Vincents or Look @ my baby eno...

After pains Lock

How long do the contractions of your uterus shrinking last so intensely? This is my second child ...

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OMG that must have been scary having a unplanned homebirth! Im guessing that means it wasnt long? Not really! Contractions start...

lovekaleb&koby

Bleeding after birth Lock

Last week i stopped bleeding then 3 days later i started bleeding again, is that normal has it ha...

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I know what you mean about the swimming thing, my DS is in his 3rd term of swimming lessons and i am due to have DD in 4.5 weeks, so...

Caitie :)

Bleeding after birth? Lock

Hi guys. So I have been told a few things and I am just wondering what happens. How much do you b...

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Mine was pretty heavy in hospital and for about a week and a half after coming home. I had a C-section. I've been having light blood...

vals23

Still bleeding 6weeks after birth Lock

Hi, I gave natural birth to my beautiful daughter exactly 6 weeks ago, this is my 4th child. Iam...

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Thanks for all the replies. Iam now reassured nothing is wrong. as with my other 3 children i only bleed for around 3 weeks. but i w...

macca1984

Did you have Hyperemsis with your 1st but not your 2nd? Lock

Hi guys! Did any of you get hyperemisis with your 1st pregnancy but not your 2nd? I'm so worried ...

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Sorry to say I have had it for my second pregnancy. Although it was a little different. First time I had a girl (some say that it'...

Ilovebabies!

Nausea AFTER having twins. Lock

Hello, I was wondering if anyone has felt nausea several months after having a baby? I had twins...

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Ilovebabies!

Laporascopic Tubal Ligation Lock

Hello, I will be going in after a few days to get my tubes tied. I feel very nervous about it, b...

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Hi, i had my tubes removed around 12 months ago now. My procedure took around 30 minutes as i suppose it takes longer to remove them...

Danielle&Koby&Evie.

What are your thoughts on Lock

When DS was born I had the IL's and my parents in the birthing room cuddling DS while I was still...

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I told my partner he was on 'crowd control' - it was his job to inform people via phone and to keep visitors to a minimum and in som...

Bub4Cas

Bleeding TMI i know! Lock

Hi Girls, I had my son 5 1/2 weeks ago and i am still bleeding, is this normal???? He was a nor...

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It is normal, I bled for almost 8 weeks after DD was born (she was 4.61kg so another big bub! Although I don't think the size has an...

Paulagiraldi

After birth how long untill you got 'back on the horse'? Lock

Hi Ladies, Hope you can shed some light for me! I know it will prob be the last thing on my mind...

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1 week 3 days! haha and it didnt hurt or nothing. i did however notice a change hahahaha.. i had no tears or stitches and i bled for...

cncw

keep the placenta Lock

have anyone ever keep the placenta??

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i kept mine i planted it with a rose tree as my daughters middle name is rose they are AWESOME nutrition for plants.

Mum2MGM

Stitches (down there) Lock

For those of you who've had stitches down below... how long did they take to dissolve? TIA Jess

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Thanks everyone. I had my beautiful boy just over 3 weeks ago, so not worried about having stitches they're already there! lol I...

K8os

mirena Lock

Hi, I have got a referral to have the mirena inserted, does anyone know how long after the birt...

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I would say what type of birth you had would influence how soon you can have it put in.I had mine put in 10 weeks after birth, but t...