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serenasmum

do all babies suck dummies? Lock

hi, my dd is 4 week and is a comfort sucker. she loves to sleep on my nipples but i'm at the poin...

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some babies arn't dummy suckers,My dd only has the the tommee tippee dummies, i have tried other dummies but she just spits them out.

loveablecherubs

So a hot topic got me thinking Lock

and seeings it is quiet in here i'll ask. When you had your babies did you let other people hold...

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Hi, I am a new mum to a 3 weel old DS. I really wish I hadn't let people hold him (other than immediate family) in this time because...

Mummylovenher2

Sensative skin Lock

I have 5 weeks to go before our little daughter arrives, and my partner and i both suffer from ve...

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Hi there, My little boy has had a little bit of dry skin which my GP thought maybe a touch of excema (sp), I too only bath him twic...

laurenneilen

Period when breastfeeding Lock

My bub is 8 wks old and i have just got my period...i thought they are absent when breastfeeding....

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I must be one of the lucky ones. My son is 16 weeks and no sign of my period.

TeamEdward

ABC Adventure Buggy Twin Pram Lock

I am currently pregnant with twins & have a 13 month old. He will be 18 months old when the twin...

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I have the single ABC Adventure Buggy pram with the reclining toddler seat and I love it. It is a great pram. There is 19 1/2mths be...

YummyMummy2010

Craddle Cap! Lock

My DD#2 has the worst craddle cap! I want to get rid of it! I have used, olive oil, and steriod c...

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Hi, My daugher had it really bad also, have you asked at the chemist. Our doctor prescribed a special shampoo but the chemist said ...

kimmij87

Huggies Barcodes? Lock

Hi all! Im really wanting to get the newborn playshade but i need a wipes barcode and a coupl...

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Kateypie

Recommended baby care book? Lock

Hi, I'd like to get one or two books for when baby arrives. There are so many out there from refe...

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I'd agree with KirkieW & go the Baby Love book too - I never sat down to read it, but looked it up plenty of times!!

cazzie1982

very new mum to be... Lock

ok...I may sound like a complete idiot...but what is a DD?? Cheers, Caz

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lol! it can be both, just depends on the context I guess!

cazzie1982

re: help Lock

Thank you for explaining that one to me!!!! I was way off!

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waz94

Angry baby Lock

Hi, I have an 8 week old baby boy (first child) and he seems angry and upset all the time. Betwee...

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Aww you poor thing and your poor baby, I think something is wrong for him to be miserable all the time and if Drs cannot find a reas...

Yummy_Mummy86

Infants Friend Lock

Hi Ladies. Has anyone used infants friend? I used it today with bub as she has wind problems. I ...

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Hi I have used Infants Friend for both DS. I have never had a reaction like you described. My youngest now sees me coming with the...

ashal33

*-*teen mums*-* Lock

hi every0ne! im a teen mum in auckland with no family in the country at the moment. just wanting ...

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hey i melissa im 18 and i have a 1 month old son named caiden. he is a great baby and just started sleeping thru the night 8 hours s...

Clohissey

general sleep patterns! Lock

hello there, just after a few ideas on your baby general sleep patterns. First time mum, just try...

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~*Kirsty*~

new mummas Lock

Hello Want to join a small community where u can get to know the members well and discuss everyth...

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N_S_R

Doggs and new born Lock

Hey im worring about this early as im only 14 weeks but i have a Rotti and a blue heeler... the b...

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Hi I understand a bit. I stressed about introducing our little boy to our dogs. One was a big mixture dog (had heeler in it) and t...

avahope2009

Problems with bathing my baby! Lock

When i first brought my baby home from the hospital she loved having a bath and for the past week...

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I had this problem as it would seem a lot of ppl do! I have to very slowly put my bub into the water. Bum first then slowly lower le...

evakaysmum

Bub screaming in pain before passing wind and going no 2 Lock

Hi, i have a DD who is 7 weeks old. She is breastfed and screams terribly and writhes in pain abo...

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My bub is 7 weeks old and also gets quite windy. Burping is fine but almost every feed (or 2nd feed) he screams with pain and his tu...

meaghanemily

She hates tummy time Lock

I have been trying to encourage my 7week old DD to have tummy time. She hates it and only stays ...

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Hey everyone Thanks so much for all ur help, i tried each suggestion and now its not quite so bad. Gettin down on her level helped ...

EmmaJ83

Cats and Babies Lock

Hello Ladies I am due in July this year, and as I have a beautiful Siamese cat, I was wondering ...

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I had the same concern before my baby was born. I was also told that it was dangerous to have a cat near a baby. My cat had always b...

NessOl

Bathing Lock

Hi Everyone! I am an expecting Mum and have conflicting advice on how often you should bath your...

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you know, thanks very much for this post! i really didnt know, and felt bad for bathing my daughter every 2nd or 3rd day. i just ...

JessJazz

tickers... Lock

hey.. can anyone help me to learn how to put the ticker on my things.. i can't figure it out..

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meaghanemily

Routines? Yay or nay? Lock

ok lets go I have been struggling with demand feeding vs routine feeding/sleeping. I have been ...

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Personally, I am anti routine. A baby needs to be sleep, feed and poo when they need to and no matter how inconvenient it is for u...

JessJazz

What Can I Do?? Lock

My daughter is 3 weeks old and I am breastfeeding.. She farts quite often but she rarely burps. W...

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My DS's farts were shocking too as a newborn. He was bf also. I don't think there's much you can do about it, they settle down as th...

Ally135

HELP!! Lock

HI MY BABY IS 4 WEEKS AND 4 DAYS OLD. A FEW TIMES NOW SHE HAS WOKEN UP SCREAMING AND SHAKING HER ...

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thankyou very much for your response. she is now nearly 6 weeks old and hasnt done it for about a week so fingers crossed what ever ...

N_S_R

First aid kit for babies Lock

Hey im just putting together all my baby stuff and totally forgot about putting together a first ...

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I wanted to put a kit together too and couldnt really find out what to get! I found some mini kits at coles they were rite aid and h...

bubone09

Nurture Sling? Lock

Has anyone used one? I think they are Australian made, can't find anywhere to buy them localy, li...

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james08

how to create a ticker Lock

Hi i have done a ticker and cut and paste the img but it is not shown the ticker.How long does it...

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take the "url=" part off from what i remember

dryness on eyebrows Lock

my 5 wk old has extremely dry eyebrows!! is this cradle cap, eczema or something else? any tips o...

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Sorbolene cream will work just fine on it, With cradle cap in bubs hair I rub it through in the morning and then rinse it out at nig...

serenasmum

baby posture Lock

i like the idea of using a sling while my dd sleeps but shee looks uncomfortable. (but shes obvio...

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You just need to ensure the spine and head is supported all the way along rather then in one spot. If you try and use something like...

meaghanemily

Random question Lock

When to babies start responding to their name? Just realised i had no idea bout this

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My bub started responding about 5 and 1/2 months, i think it's because she has had her sister in her face saying her name over and o...

blinks

cradle cap Lock

hi mums my 6 wk old has this and it has crept down her forehead and under her eyebrows. Someone ...

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I used this product called "Moo Goo" it all natural all you do is rub it into the heads leave it in for a couple of hours then brush...

blinks

Immunisation 8 weeks Lock

HI all Ive just been doing some research on my baby's first immunisation shots, coming up in 2.5 ...

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Just a tip for anyone who is reading when you go to get bubs needles ask the nurses if they can get two of them and inject at the sa...

ElyseHunt

reusable nappies??? Lock

hi... this question is for women who have already had babies and used reusable nappies as oppose...

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thankyou

meaghanemily

Milk rash? Really stressed please help Lock

My 2week old DD has wat i thought was a milk rash on her face (just small whitehead looking thing...

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Both of my girls had this milk rash when they were a couple of weeks old. Something that I found helped when it looked really red an...

*MrsT*

What do you get a newborn for xmas? Lock

Any ideas? Not only are relatives asking what to get bubs, I have no idea also.

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i know this was an old post lol but i asked my dad the same thing yesterday even tho Christmas is months away lol he said that he is...

EmmaJ83

Room Temperature Control - Help! Lock

Hello ladies Our house has heating/cooling in the lounge, but it doesn't reach where bub's room ...

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We've got an oil heater for our DS. It's got a thermostat on it so it's perfect for him in winter. We were told they're the safest k...

Quin1901

When to get ears pierced??? Lock

I am not sure when to do it and where to take my little girl she is 9weeks old. Friends of our ju...

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It's hard to know when is the "best" age for someone else. I guess when it feels right. Maybe when she is sitting up? I got my girls...

beckygirl

Bringing Up Baby...show on ABC 8:30 Thurs Lock

Did anyone see this program....it is a study of 6 families who have chosen one of 3 different met...

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I totally agree with everyone and even more so with Catherine join parts of all 4 of them and you have yourself a happy baby. No way...

Jayden03-Dylan09

sleeping position Lock

hi all next bubs is due in 4 weeks and i am still confused as to what sleeping position is cons...

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Hi, Well it all depends. You are "supposed" to put them to sleep on their backs because this is "supposed" to decrease their SIDS r...