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ally_cat

routines for newborn

a friend of mine suggested sleep feed play sleep routine for my 3week old. it seems to work in th...

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There are some free video guides on that website about sleeping patterns and settling. You can also find really helpful info on the ...

thetinyone

Somebody up there hates me

So my baby has colic, and a rash (which I had checked, its nothing serious but is bothering him m...

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thankfully ds' godmother stopped by with some food. We did have emergency money set aside for me but i had to use it to get to and f...

iwish

when to unswaddle a baby

My 7m.o is still very comfortable in his wrap but i feel he should probably be unwrapped by now. ...

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Hey girls. My Dd is 8 months old and I stopped swaddling at around 7 months. We went from a cotton stretch wrap to an ergo cocoon (a...

lovekaleb&koby

For women who want to ask questions about circumcision

Hi Ladies, im creating this new thread for ladies who want to ask questions about circumcision so...

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Does anyone know of a place in Tasmania that does circumcision? I would really love any information. Thanks

Herewegoagain2

reflux

Hello. My newborn has reflux, and was wondering if anyone is in the same situation and can reco...

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I found Infant's friend (from any chemist-natural oils) to be really helpful and I think that bub can have in from 4wks if I remembe...

Honeysweetie

Melbourne Cup - baby friendly venue in Brisbane (southside)?

Hope to go to a Melbourne Cup function this year in Brisbane (prefer south-side) with my currentl...

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Liarac

what do you do for severe nappy rash?

Would be grateful to know what you use to alleviate suffering from severe nappy rash. Ever had a...

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Would be grateful to know what you use to alleviate suffering from severe nappy rash. Ever had a baby boy with raw skin on his tes...

thetinyone

My baby will not settled,

what do you know bout em? Sorry i'm feeding so will tell you why after. Using the on screen ke...

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I was going to say 37.0 is ok, try rocking him in a pram or putting in a baby sling also, maybe think about an ostipath for your lit...

macca1984

How long baby in newborn size nappies

Hi ladies, how long was your baby in newborn size nappies for? I can't remember how long DD was i...

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Your bub is on the smaller side. My bub was almost 9lb and we used them for 2 1/2mths. You should get at least 2 mths from newborn s...

Rebeccapope1982

Is this routine normal?

Hi Everyone =) I have an almost 4 week old baby girl, and was just wondering if the 'routine' we...

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If what you're doing is working then that's great, just remember that a newborn can quite quickly change their own routine and may n...

Rebeccapope1982

Spilling after feeds

Hi , My almost four week old daughter constantly "spills' after I breast feed her.Is this at all...

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My bub's a spiller. He's a lot better since he started solids but still spills occasionally. It doesn't bother him and his growing (...

LeeLee89

Nappy Change Time

So my fresh baby is very good in the crying department...pretty much doesnt do it at all. Except....

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My baby boy was the same, he's six weeks old now and has stopped crying on the change table. We attached a mobile to his change tabl...

An Angels Gift <3

5 wk old has a cold :(

my 5 week DD has a cold. She started with a little sneeze but this morning has woken up with a ru...

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i edned up taking her to the doctor....i just felt so anxious and would never forgive myself if it was something like the start of w...

An Angels Gift <3

Immunization, growth spurt or something else

Hi all, My little girl is 7 weeks old this week and all of a sudden she has been sooo unsettled,...

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thetinyone

Newborn screaming when he poos

My DS is almost 3 weeks old and he absolutely howls when he goes poo's is this normal? Not just w...

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Hi, Congrats on your bub! Constipation is all about the consistency of the poo, so your bub definitely isn't constipated As pp ...

poo frequency

Little ones who are breast feed are very efficient at getting the most out of thier feeds so ther...

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Simone24

Newborn nappies

how many boxes of the newborn nappy variety did you go through before getting the next one?? I c...

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And if you have any extra's they make great nappy cakes!!!!

lib24m

Twins

Hi All Just wanting advice from others out there with twins . I have 1.5 week old newborn twins ...

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Thanks for that , I also have a 3.5 year old little boy . They are fraternal twins boy and girl Im just trying to get my head aro...

TMS 1907

What routines did you have for your 7 week old

I'm a first time mum with a 7 week old breastfed baby girl. Im not sure if what my DD is doing i...

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I followed the baby whisperer routine. Fed her 3 hourly followed by activity and sleep. At that age she couldn't cope being awake fo...

LeeLee89

Spewy Baby

DS has become rather spewy. He doesnt have reflux or colic. After feeding i will burp him and the...

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We experienced the same thing, GP mentioned it was caused by the fast drinking. If it bothers you too much, stop every 5-10mins to ...

LeeLee89

Lumps under nipples

I discovered last night while bathing DS that he has hard lumps under his nipples. Is this normal...

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Thanks. I remember a while ago someone else asked the same question but i couldnt remember what the outcome was. And last night whe...

LeeLee89

Burping

DS is a bit hard to burp sometimes. Just wondering if there is, and what is the most effective w...

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I found not to sit them up as soon as they were finished. Leave them lying down for a min before sitting them up. Let everything set...

LilBeansMum

Wetting through nappy, suit & bed

I have tried everything, but most nights/early morning I am ending up having to change my DS's su...

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when my babies started wetting through their huggies nappies I started using the next nappy size up just for night sleeps. you have...

TMS 1907

5 and a half week old with a cold

Hi guys, My little girl has come down with a runny nose, Nasty cough, and sounds really heady. ...

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My little man got sick at 4 weeks. I took him to the doctor and all he said to do is put baby vicks on his feet. Give him extra feed...

proudmum*

Cord Care

Hi ladies well i had my DD 3 days ago and i just gave her a bath and when i dried her i noticed h...

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Skubala

Incessent Crying!

DD is 5 weeks old... and cries all day! She is sleeping well at night but yeah I cannot put her d...

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Shame. It's hard cos you're tired, she's tired and all that overtiredness will be making her cry too so it will be hard to know what...

Sarah_Bell104

Ok, I know it's a dumb question but...

What do you put in a nappy bag? I'm trying to get things ready and I have the obvious things li...

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Everyone forgot the most important of all - a bar of chocolate incase of emergencies

Luv_Jessie_Au

Demand Feed or Routine???

Hi Lovely Mummy's I'm preparing to be a mummy and am deciding whether to demand feed or try a ro...

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My son llost too much weight after birth, more than 10% of his birth weight due to some feeding issues he had so i had to force feed...

Elleinad09

Losec

Ds is 2 weeks old and I believe has silent reflux. It's affecting our feeding and milk supply. Wo...

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Have no idea what is in it but it takes a week to work.

momx

Bathing after feeding (full stomach)

Hi all. My daughter is 10 days old and I'm just wondering if it's ok to give her a nice hot bath ...

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And don't make the bath "hot" only about 37 degrees

Stelle

Blocked Tear Ducts

My DS has blocked tear ducts. His eyes are getting gunky each time he wakes up from a sleep (some...

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Massage the area next to his nose (inner corner of eye) with a clean finger (I used to use cotton buds to do this sometimes, but yo...

Tld_Sls

Cranial Osteopathy

Our five week baby is suffering from colic and cries a lot. I read in a magazine recently that t...

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My sister took her bub to one (for other reasons) and she highly recommended it. Fixed her problems in a few sessions.

Jday-1

Newborn washing powder??????

Hi all, just about to do the newborn clothes wash and don't know whether to use my normal washing...

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I use OMO sensitive washing powder and Cuddly sensitive softener for all the washing. I initially only did it when for DS clothes as...

Bathing your newborn?

Hi there, Baby baths are absolutely worth it. Mine cost $30, and DD is now 18mths and I still use...

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Oh boy! What a read! Myself and DH decided to buy a baby bath along with the little seat things you can get to go in them. Reason b...

**El**

Really really smelly wind!

Is this normal... my baby is 9 weeks old and i have been noticing that she is passing really smel...

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Is this normal... my baby is 9 weeks old and i have been noticing that she is passing really smelly wind that started about 4 weeks...

Crystal's Mummy

Flying with 13 week old baby

Hi all, i'll be flying with my baby when she's around 13 weeks old to visit my family. I'll be fl...

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You will be fine. We flew from Aus to NZ when DD was that age. Request the basinette (if they have one, Air NZ, Virgin and Jetstar d...

my_little_blessings

Signs

Just wondering if it's a good idea to put signs up on our front door and gate saying please don't...

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In winter we have a sign on our door, my DD was a very tiny (1016g, 2pd 2oz) 30 weeker with lung problems so we don't let anyone nea...

Zed55

6 week growth spurt?

Hi For the past 2 days, my 6 week old has refused to sleep during the day, has been feeding cons...

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sounds like it,you could try rocking her in the pram, or running the vac to settle her off to sleep. she is boosting your milk sup...

How to dress my newborn in October weather?

muslin wraps would be great! get lots of them. and there still might be the odd day that's cool/w...

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i'll have clothes for all weather just in case luckly i have been given a heap of winter so i only need to buy summer clothes

Newborn size nappies

Depends on the size of your bub .Mine stayed till he was 4 months

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My bub is 8 weeks old and we used newborn huggies on him for 5 weeks and used 2 1/2 boxes of nappies, he is now using small snuggler...