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Constipation

Hi Everyone, I've been told that breastfed babies don't get constipated but I'm wondering if tha...

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My first would only have a dirty nappy when breastfed every 10 days - and boy did everyone know it - as a nappy was not enough to co...

Baby Number 2...

Hello All, I am currently enjoying motherhood for a second time. I have a 20 month old daughter ...

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Hi Michelle, Glad to hear all is well with you and your household! Well, it is great having 2 kiddies isn't it....twice the fun!!...

stephanie

Babies in the car

Quick question with regards to laws and such. I know you can't leave your baby in the car when y...

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i have taken the bub out of the car but usually leave him in it while i pay i would not ever leave the keys in in the ignition as so...

Nose Bleeds

Hello Everyone Am wondering whether anyone has expirenced this or has some advice on what I shou...

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Annette

teething??

hi.....my bub is now 11 weeks.... dribbling everywhere and trying to chew the bottle on the side ...

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Hi Annette Dribbling and chewing on everything in sight is pretty normal for young babies. However my son's first two teeth came th...

Can babies on Losec take Gaviscon?

Hi all I am wondering if Losec can be taken with any other medicines like gaviscon or mylanta? Al...

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Hi Renn Taylas reflux is a lot better now thanks. Were going to the chiropractor regularly which helps a lot. Now she is 6 months a...

psychick

when will he start holding toys?

hi i have a 12 week old little man who is the love of my life. my daughter is 5 and for the life ...

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our bubs are only 5 days apart

Bear97

Weird mark on lip?

Hi there, I am not sure if anyone can help me with this but I will ask anyway. My little girl i...

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Hi Am not sure if I can give you much help on this topic cause what my little girl had on her lip and what your little girl had on ...

loubielou

Newborn in summer

I know this will sound stupid but i dont know who to ask. Im expecting baby number 2 in Dec. What...

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Hi, My daughter was born in December in Queensland, yes... lovely and hot here! For the most part as a new born at home she wore a ...

ZacsMum

Fart Boy

Hi all My 12 week old will not sleep for more than 1/2 hour intervals. Quite often he pops off t...

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hi there my daughter has been popping off since she was about6wks but it doesnt seem to fase her at night while shes sleeping. shes ...

lillysmum

Premie Babys

Hi, I have a baby who is now almost eight weeks old, although her adjusted age is two weeks. Luck...

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Hi My friend had a prem baby at 27 weeks. He is 1 1/2 now and doing really well. Only his communication and physical development ...

petangel23

Oral Thrush

Hi everyone, I have a 6 week old daughter who has suffered oral thrush for about 5 weeks. I hav...

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my 5 week old has had it for about 2 weeks now, but in the last few days it has gotten quite bad. i haven't managed to get anything ...

Laura Jean

Vaccination?

Just wondering what everyone's position is on vaccinating your baby? I am doing a lot of reading...

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I can totally understand some mothers concerns about vaccinations, but I (meaning myself and not putting my opinion on others as eve...

dais_y81

Windy babies

I just thought this may help some new parents. After a dream pregnancy and birth, I was shocked ...

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I agree with you Tweetybird that Brauers Colic Relief is great. I have two children youngest being 10 weeks and I found it to work ...

Routines

Hi, Just wondering what sort of routines others have for their babies? Olivia is 7 weeks. She ...

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Hi, Thanks for the response. Sorry it's taken me so long to reply. Olivia is doing really well now. I haven't got her into a rou...

ZacsMum

Baby's Cues

Has anybody else had trouble picking up on their baby's cues. If so are there any quick ways of ...

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Jessika is 3 months old and I like to think I know her cries and sounds now but sometimes we still have to try everythingi.e a bottl...

newmum04

How important is "tummy time"

Hi, I constantly hear how important it is to place the newborn baby on their stomach so that the...

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Hi, apparently newborns have a reflex in which they involuntarily lift their heads when placed on their tummy. I was told this by ...

Ganet

Granuloma

Has anyone had a baby with a Granuloma? The doctor thinks it is an Umbilical Hernia, but I think ...

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A Granuloma is a collection of cells which remain after the cord has fallen off. Until these cells die a continual, sticky discharge...

She hates the bath!

HI Everyone My daughter hates the bath -or not so much the bath but when she has to get out afte...

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My 12 week old daughter was exactly the same. I tried everything and finally found that feeding her before the bath was the answer....

glevy

stimulating the newborn during their awake time

Hi All Does anyone have good tips on what they do to keep the bub stimulated, after or during a...

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We often read to our baby using books that have simple words but really bright coloured pictures or shapes, like counting books, Spo...

kaz_april

toys for new born and up?

anyone got any really good toys their youngers have enjoyed? i need some ideas...on what to get m...

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I bought my daughter, now 3, the fisher price musical mirror, it has a mirror in the middle and flashing coloured lights around the ...

Teething

I have a gorgeous 10 week old boy called Cameron. For the last few weeks I have noticed him dribb...

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hi kat Sounds like the teether I was trying to describe! I bought mine from a chemist here in Toowoomba. Have you tried a chemist...

leanne_williams_1983@hotmail.com

How to get her to stop pulling her hair???

Hi everyone, My name is Leanne and i have a 3 week old daughter who was born with a beautiful ful...

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Hi I also have a 7 week old who pulls his hair. As with you it was funny at the start but like you daughter he did not realise why...

kaz_april

premmie clothes

does anyone know where to get premmie clothes from like, up to 2 or 3 kgs? ive found a web site ...

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brand I used was 'baby jb prem'. they fit babies 2-3kg, hight 45cm, so will still be too big, but will be more wearable than others....

wind/colic

hi people. i have a newborn boy, one month next tuesday, he gets real bad wind, both ends! and of...

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Hi, Have you heard of baby Yoga? My daughter gets pretty bad wind and my sister taught me some baby Yoga that is good for helping wi...

Jobeck

Nappies

This may sound like a strange question but i'm expecting a lil in the 2months and i was just wond...

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Hi jobeck, When our baby girl was a newborn we were using about 9 nappies a day. I always changed her when she woke for a feed over...

Alvon

White-head like pimples

Hi, My son Jason is now 3 weeks old and he is having an outbreak of white-head like pimples all o...

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They are apparently called milk rash are are hormone related and totally normal. They should totally disappear by 3 months without ...

keck

Ongoing use of colic drops?

My son is now 10 weeks old and we have been using brauers colic relief for about 4 weeks now. I d...

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Hi my son is now 10 months but he had colic very bad when he was a couple of months. Infacol did nothing for him so I took him to my...

cezbear

Skin Tags

My son was born healthy in every aspect, he had a growth on his chin about 1cm long, everyone sai...

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You sound like a very brave women to listen to peoples comment. It has been an interesting learning curve for me as a first time mum...

Dummies

I have an 8 week old baby who is a challenge to settle I usually end up putting him on the coach ...

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I LOVE THE TEETHING POWDER WE PUT IN ON HIS DUMMIES BEFORE HE GO TO BED AND IT HELPS A LOT?

Trace

1 hour feeds

I have a 7 week old baby who is taking up to an hour to feed. And even so she still doesn't mana...

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hi mary my son does the same thing I had so much milk that he would take in so much air when feeding but would be so tired after fee...

shariblryan

colic

i have been told my son has colic and he crys for up to two to three hours a night. does anyone h...

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regarding my last post it was meant to say congested? nose

littlelaura

Weaning from the Breast.

Hello how are you all? Im 24, married and just had our first little girl on the 19th August. My q...

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Thanks for responding to my question! Its been very helpful! Charmaine.

Tepe

IS IT JUST ME & OUR BABY

Hi everyone, Just want to see what other mums are up to at this stage? My son is now nearly 10wk...

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Hi Tepe, Just a thought, perhaps your milk is coming down fast? Maybe your little one is filling up during that 10 mins feed?A frien...

Donna

Gastric Reflux

Hi If any of you wish to ask for help and advise in this subject feel free to ask me. Luv Donna...

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Hi Taysmum, I don't know whether you are coping any better these days or not. There is a lot of talk in the 'Baby' section at the m...

TEETHING !

My baby is 9 weeks old and seems to have started teething. His gums are inflamed and very sore. B...

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Hi. My 6mth old cut two teeth (the bottom teeth) at 4mths. He too was constantly gnawing away from about 8 weeks. When they came thr...

Trace

Nan Ha

Wondering if any other parents have used this formula successfully. I have been advised to use i...

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vkw

FLAT HEAD

hi everyone, i thought i already posted this but cant find it if i did! my 3 month old always s...

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hi. my son would only sleep on one side of his head also, for at least 3 months - i was told to try to make him sleep on the other ...