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Newborn Essential Paperwork

You'll be in a daze when you leave the hospital with your newborn, so it's a good idea ...

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10 ways to calm a fussy newborn

1. Rock-a-bye baby: Place baby in your arms, stand with your feet slightly more than hip-width ap...

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10 Things No One Told You About Being a New Mum

1. You'll break into song A LOT Life becomes like an episode of Glee when you've got a...

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10 essential newborn care tips

You'll probably feel like you've been hit by a truck for the first few weeks or months ...

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shirgoh

Newborn Nappy Samples

Hi, i was wondering where can i get samples for newborn?

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I wish someone had told me at least once....

They said hindsight is 20 / 20 and it's never truer than with parenting. What are some of th...

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Tigerney

Indoor dogs & newborns

Hi All, I have been home from the hospital for two days and my two dachshunds are not adjusting t...

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Coping in parenthood

https://www.huggies.com.au/parenting/new-parent...

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Pimple like rash on baby's face? Lock

Hello Mum's, I am hoping you can possibly provide me with some personal experiences or knowledge...

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My five week has this. It's really bad. Both cheeks, ears and all over his head. I do mix feed him. They get worse when he...

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What was your first day with your newborn like?

Do you have any tips to share with first mums to be?

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Mum2Ryder&Macey

Babies and Multivitamins...

Has anyone else had to give their babies any form of multivitamin? When discharged from hossy af...

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Uncertain about exactly what you are searching for, before using any medication or herbs you have to consult a doctor. To find out m...

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Do you have a question as a new parent? Check out this great list of resources!

As a new parent, it can be hard to know whether you're doing everything right. If you have a...

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77Sez77

Circumcision

Hi everyone I'm 37 weeks pregnant and are expecting a boy. We have decided to have him circumci...

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Hi This is subash, I have one son that was caused by circumcision during in childhood because so many probl...

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Have you seen this? How to calm a crying baby

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2C8MkY7Co8 Have you got any other secret tips or tricks for soo...

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What are your favourite baby lotions?

Tell us what has worked and not worked for your little one

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Emleigh

Severe bottom rash - UPDATE

My 5 week old son has the worst bottom rash I have ever seen. Nothing is helping. Hydrozole didn...

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**just read your update sorry!* Could be fungal nappy rash?? If it is particularly nasty, spreading & not clearing up maybe try ...

Jade Maraea

Please help :(

Since i was 6 months pregnant I've had an eczema type of infection on my right breast. Docto...

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Thanks everyone. Well the day i posted i had 2 paracetamol (unaware of what it was) and had an allergic reaction and ended up in hos...

fluffycat

Circumcision - Northland/Auckland

Does anyone have any recommendations on who does circumcision in Auckland or is there anyone nort...

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Thanks for that, might contact them.

No poo since Saturday

Skippy And The Greek wrote: Breastfeeding still love? Breastfed babies can go a week or so withou...

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Hi everyone, our website bestdads.com.au covers this topic off beautifully http://bestdads.com.au/poomageddon-surviving-ba...

SouthCoastChick

When your baby spits up in bed do you let them stay asleep in the bed, or do you risk waking them to change to a dry sheet?

My 5 week old often spits up on his clean sheets after a feed while he's asleep even after I...

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Thanks guys, that sounds like a great idea with the mattress protector cutting it up, I might try that, and yes definatly make it bi...

Baguette

Bit worried about under-mattress sensor monitors

A friend's very kindly lent us a baby monitor - one where you put the pads under the mattress and...

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Hello, we are concerned about the Angelcare unit we are using for our 9 month old. We have noticed that he will always move away dur...

Tatrezise76

Sleep Apnoea

Hi there, I have a 9 week old little girl and last night i gave her the recommended dose of inf...

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My son has & we had him looked at & he has enlarged tonsils. They will need to be removed. Best to get checked by your gp

RH0208

Overnight Nappy Changing Protocol

What are everyone's "rules" when it comes to overnight nappy changes? My 14 wk old wakes twice th...

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I feel terrible even contemplating putting my little girl back to sleep in a dirty nappy, but we sometimes have nights like this: W...

Formula and Constipation

Hi I am a first time mum to Jennah 2 1/2 weeks old. I began to breast feed but had to put her o...

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Eeebing2234 wrote: Sykang2015 wrote: My LO is 15 months old. A week ago he starts with constipation, he looks normal and is not in p...

Mumtotwoundertwo

Hip dysplasia & Colic

Hi all, my DS has a immature hip so we have been told he needs to wear a brace for the first 6 w...

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Delibobs

HOW TO COPE!!??

my baby has colic and reflux, this is ment to be the happiest time of my life yet here I am strug...

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Wow, yep I feel for you!! It is so awful, DS2 has just turned 4 months and seems to be coming out the other side of what I can only...

Zoedee

Capsule/Pram Suggestions

Hello all, Im sure there is another post somewhere with the same topic, but i searched thru 15 o...

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I have a Milano capsule, which I really like, but I don't have the matching pram. When we bought it they had a seat from a ca...

babybaluga

Prams

Has anyone had the I candy prams?? I really like those and just wanted to hear some pointers abou...

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dancing queen

dressing a newborn

Hi ladies I'm due in 2 weeks time and sorting out babies clothes that I have purchased. Was ...

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Dd was a late march baby so similar weather to now. I had her in a beanie, body suit with long pants with feet or socks and a long s...

ally_cat

Routines newborn n older kids

Hi I had my 3rd 4 days ago. Just wondering about how to get acc into a routine with my older kid...

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I also have 3 kids they are 4,2&1 and we are expecting number 4. Routine is hard to establish with three young kids but you will...

natandjessmum

Does anyone have a "hypersensitive baby" - Please help me!

Hi everyone, After a very long first 8 weeks of my little daughter's life and trying hard to get...

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Hi... I also have a baby as described above and I can definitely say it's not a girl thing. We also thought it was colic and ...

worth going to the chiropracter???

Hi all My daughter has colic and silent reflux, and i was wondering if going to the chiropracter...

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Ganet- I know this post is a little old but I'm in the Sutherland shire too and my daughter has reflux. Would you mind passing ...

Little Egg

Introducing baby routine without unsettling toddler too much

I am due any day now with No.2. DS is just off 19 months old and has a good lunctime nap everyday...

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can't wait to hear your good news - hope bubba comes soon!!

Baby poop

If his belly is overly hard or he's clearly distressed then I'd see a doctor. Other tha...

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My 4 week old son hasn't had a bm in just over 1 week & his last one was definately a bomb lol he's ebf & had a da...

Shell472

Book

HI, Im a first time Mum to baby Alfie born 1 week ago. I have some general knowledge of what to ...

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Thanks so much that is exactly what I was wanting. Just buying it now.

Mistyabale

Clothing sizes

Hi all I'm from the uk. So trying to get my head around the sizing over here. The lady in b...

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Shine*on wrote: Not only does it depend on your baby but the brand of clothing. We were lucky enough to be given a bunch of second h...

Cuddles for Mum

He smiled!

Not much point to this post, just feeling extremely in love with my little boy. He kept smiling a...

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Put a smile on my face. How lovely.

StrawberryTimTam

Is it warm enough?

As I'm going into hospital Wednesday to be induced I've gone into full nesting mode! I&...

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I wouldn't worry about a heater. I'm in aucks and it's freezing here some nights (2 degrees one night) and neither of...

Zinkles

Go little miss!

Got DD (wow that feels weird!) weighed today at one week old. Instead of losing weight, she'...

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Awesome.....she's thriving!

Chocolate2011

9 weeks postpartum dizziness

Hi ladies, had anyone experienced this? I've tried to up my water, iron, vitamin b, sleep wh...

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I would definately get your iron levels checked. Depending on your birth, recovery, and whether you a bf, it can deplete iron levels...