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rachael1986

is it alright to take my neborn baby out

like over to friends places whats the good and bad points

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my wee girl is 7wks i take her out almost every day 4 bout 2hrs if its any longer she gets ova stimulated & will b cranky & unsettle...

Landles

Colic Or what?

My daughter starts to cry exactly at 3pm, 8pm and 11pm. She starts to cry with a high scream/pinc...

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Hi well my son(15wks old) has done this a few times and still does on occasions have you tryed giving bolied water or some infants f...

Landles

What is Going ON?

My daughter is like a different story everyday. Last week she slept though the night 4 days in a ...

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hi well proberly a growth spurt as they have them about 3,6,9,12 wks of age i noticed with my son that he was a different baby when ...

B.Bs Mum

Little baby, Big wind

My baby Bradley is 5 weeks old, about 2 weeks ago he started getting bad wind pains. I hated seei...

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Wow my girlfriend has 4 kids and her 2 month old conner is also lactose intolerant. I never even knew it exsisted as I thought they ...

josohay

Colic nightmare

Hi, I was wondering whether anyone had any tips to help me as I feel as though I am at my wits en...

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Colic or Reflux? It is worth mentioning that colic and reflux are two different conditions ...

camandbec

Finger sucker

Hi everyone, I've got a 11week old son (our first child) and he sucks his fingers. He sucks them...

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Hi everyone, my little Kailee was born with a sucking blister on her lips. she loves to suck her fingers and fists and tries to shov...

rachael1986

how did you look after your new born baby

please give me any tips you have

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One of the things that i found really helped me was having my husband help me with bath time... I was so scarded I would drop her or...

B.Bs Mum

Infants Friend

Hi, I have a 5 week old boy with wind pains and after reading other mothers stories I have decide...

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I gave up on using Infants Friend after about 1 and a half days (maybe to early). I then got some Infacol for Bradley. It didn't sea...

melis

Nappies Used Per Day

Hello Everyone We are due to have our 2nd baby in a few weeks (our first is 19 months old) and I...

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hey guys when we found out i was pregant we brought heaps of new born boxes lol we didnt know and in away we were lucky caz we had t...

rachael1986

how do i dress my new born baby

how do i dress a new born baby how many layers of clothing do they need ? how do i know if he is...

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I must say I was really confused with this issue when I first bought Bubs home from the hospital as they said there to always leave ...

missymoo800

Anyone have a premie baby??

MY little boy was 8 wks prem and is now 3 wks old and is hopfully coming home tomorrow from hospi...

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hey missymoo800... would love u to join our group of premmies... at AussiePremmies@groups.msn.com please join us...... cheers kaz...

Macca

premature baby allowances

Hi Does anyone know what kind (if any) allowances are to be made for a premmy baby? My daughter...

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Hi, I have just had number three at 39 weeks but he weighed in at 2.5kgs. My other 2 were both premmies though my eldest at 35 week...

julieb

babies eyesight

Hi Does anyone know at what age will your newborn start to focus on you and be able to see you c...

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within a couple of days your baby can focus on your face and see it clearly when they are approx 20-30 cm away which is about the di...

amyk2

Hiccup!

Just wanted to know if anyone has problems with hiccups. My 10week old has gotten them quite a b...

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My daughter had the hiccups b4 she was born. I remember trying to sleep or rest and i could feel them for more then an hour. Turning...

cradle cap problems

hi there i was wondering if any one had a good remedy for cradle cap.i did the oil on the scalp a...

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Hi I am glad it is working. I don't think the smell is that bad. It is great for everything. I love the stuff. Good luck.

growing out of reflux?

hi well i have son who is now 9 weeks old and he has reflux and he is on s26 AR formula which is ...

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These are the symptoms: vomiting; posseting; regurgitation (vomiting and spilling is not always present, there is silent reflux wher...

sophie's_mum

Suggested typical day/routine for 5 week old?

Hi Everyone, Ok my little man is still causing us grief of an evening (wont sleep) and Im not sur...

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The best thing to do is talk to your child health nurse - they are great to find out what he should be doing because they will talk...

Jenni-Lea

Clicky Hip??? can anyone help??

Hi All, My 12 week old daughter Shanaye has a clicky hip. It was detected at 2 weeks old. We hav...

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I'm sure she will, She may not even need intervention, Cheers Heléna

breastfeeding and bowel motion (pain)

hi, is it normal for babies to get lots of pain when passing wind (bottom end), any feedback wou...

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Hi My little one is 10 weeks old & in the beginning was making all sorts of groaning noises & crying while passing wind. She still ...

clarebear83

My mother and my baby

Sometimes i feel that my mother is taking over when it comes to raising my baby. (my husband and ...

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Hi I too had the same situation. Yet I had it with both my mother and sister. With mum I just resorted to telling her she was wro...

clarebear83

Planes and Newborns

I was just wondering if anyone has advice on travelling on a plane with a newborn. (Other than do...

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hi Clare, I went to the paed yesterday and asked him about the plane flight, he said it will be fine aas long as the suck on take of...

Leroy

Osteopath

Hi Am hoping someone can assist me in locating a cranial osteopath. We are located in Frankston...

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icemaiden

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loubielou

How far can babies see

Hi, I have a beautiful 4 week old girl. I have read that as newborns they can see about 30cms the...

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sally0705

flat head

my 4 month old son has a very flat area on the side of his head. has anyone experienced this?[app...

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Hi, My 3.5 week old daughter has a flat spot but its on the side of the top of her head. We noticed that one side is normal round on...

Newborn Nappies keep leaking

Hi guys, I'm a happy new daddy and my bub is 5 days old. We were discharged from the hospital ye...

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I have tried Baby Love and also Snugglers and they are both equally good. I like the Snugglers as they feel like a soft cloth like ...

Dry Skin

Hi everyone I have a 9 weeks old boy and every time I give him a bath, he comes up with a red ras...

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MLD

Young children advancing beyond their age

I have a 7 week old baby girl who is doing things that i would typically associated with a 6 mont...

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On christmas eve my 2wk old son rolled from his front to his back and is already showing signs of knowing exactly what to do to star...

loubielou

Dry flaky skin

Hi All, I have a week old baby girl. She was born 1 day overdue and had very red dry skin, the m...

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My daughter was 1 week overdue and was also "Overcooked", she had really wrinkly dry skin aswell so i would massage her with sorbole...

kj1577

Baby Massage

I have been taking my 5 week old baby to baby massage classes in balmain, once a week for a four ...

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princess1prince2

When do babies smile???

Hi was just wondering when other peoples babies have started to smile my son is 9 weeks tommorrow...

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Hi there, my wee boy is nine weeks old and he is still trying to figure out what things are about. He does however have alot of win...

holz

pets and new babies

hi all, i was just wondering about what you did with your pets and bubz. we have a fairly young...

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hi all thanks for all you ideas. well cat is now happily sleeping IN our bed. i dotn remember what other rooms get the sun. my cat i...

madpat

Baths or showers?

I have 3 month old twins and at the moment I bath them. I have heard of people showering with th...

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I have been showeing with my 3 since they were all 2 weeks old, most days there are 4 of us int he shower. **oh how i wish for a ...

Nixmum

"After Pregnancy Weightloss"

Hi All, I was hoping that some new mum's can help me in getting rid of those unwanted pregnancy ...

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Walking and Pilates are grat too. its hard with such young bubs to find the time to exercise, but if you get a pilates DVD, you ca...

isabella''''s mum

How do u have a shower with bubs????

Im thinking of showering with my 3 month baby but am a bit confused as how to shower with her... ...

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HI there. My bubs are older now but i have been showering with them since they were all 2 weeks old. At first i kept the water aw...

MJL

Tummy time

My baby is 4 months and still hates tummy time even though since birth I have been putting her on...

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my baby was the same with tummy time, always hated it, until he learnt to roll, now that he is in charge.......he rolls over on to h...

lee25

Premmie Baby Catchup

My son was born 5 weeks early and is now 15 weeks. What I would like to know is when are premmie...

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I honestly think it depends on just how premmie your baby is as well. They say that your baby's development is taken from their corr...

shariblryan

cradle cap

my son is 1 month old and his face is dry i am using a cream at the moment not working. he has cr...

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My daughter was born 3 months ago, and like you I'm a first time mum! The whole baby soft/perfect skin thing is such a phalicy! Mcke...

Mel n Jay

File or Cut long nails ?

Hi all My sons nails have grown, and sometimes he scratches his face with them. I was told not t...

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I've used the Tommee Tippee nail clippers on Emma (7 months) since I brought her home from hospital. At first was a little hesitant...

super

vomitting

Hi all, My baby has been vommiting clear liquid today which looks like water. He has been a chuk...

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Thanks surprised mum, i thought it might be that but just needed confirmation. Super.