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proud_mum

sore neck

hey, i had my bubs 2mths ago but in the last 6weeks my neck has been sore to turn or stretch i ha...

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Hey Simone, I hope you were able to find the solution to their issue Since this is an old thread, just trying my luck here.. Curiou...

Suzie442

Hair Loss after Giving Birth

Hello, I had my baby 4 Months ago, and for the past month Ive been losing SO much hair!!! It fall...

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I am pregnant with my second baby. My first pregnancy was smooth but this one is a nightmare. My hair started to fall down and I ask...

Teags

Mini pill is abortion??? Lock

Hi how are u all? I have just had my bubs and bf so the hospital said the only contrieceptives i ...

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It's really a great way to be free of extra work https://www.huggies.co.nz/forum/3-newborn/52-lo...

Vinee

Periods and breastfeeding

Hello mums does anyone exprerience reduction in their milk supply . My 7 weeks old is exclusively...

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Thanks all mums and would be mums to help me in this . I am feeling fine now and bub is also great . I met the lcactation consultant...

Marielle_Santos

Studying after birth

Hi, Just wondering if anyone has tips on studying after giving birth? I'm 38 weeks pregnant ...

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mel/kenzie

ahhh!!!!!!!!!! STRETCH MARKS!!!!!!!!!1

hey guys, i had my baby boy 9 weeks ago and really coped a great deal of stetch marks.. ( i look...

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I've been using vitamin e cream, but I think stretch marks fade overtime... I had my children 5 years apart.. So the marks fade...

Kylie-510

Tingling feet, aching hips and other odd feelings

I had my daughter in August and I have been exclusively breastfeeding her for 4 months. I was lu...

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Josephinemarie284

Does dermelastic serum really work for stretchmarks?

I have stretch marks on my boobs,stomach, and behind my knees and inner thighs, and my underarms ...

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HuggiesModerator

Tips for helping baby induced neck and back pain

Lack of sleep, lifting and feeding your baby can wreak havoc on your body. We've put togethe...

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Rach_MB

Coffee/walking group

Hi all, I have a 4 week old daughter and live in east Auckland. Are there any new mums keen to st...

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Hi Rach, I am a new mum with a 9 week old son and new to Gladstone. Definitely keen to catch up ????

It is normal?

Rosie Mumma wrote: She had a tight feeling after going to the bathroom and asked her gp about it....

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Mandyparson06 wrote: doctor can't be fool. don't insult em people are different... not all good guys are good guys in actu...

HuggiesModerator

Postnatal depression risk reduces when new mums make time for themselves

A new study shows that if you make time for yourself as a new mum you reduce the risk of PND…. H...

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I'm really lucky to have an understanding partner. He knows how much I struggled with depression as a teenager and again now th...

Fgillum13

6 Week postpartum check up??

I was never offered or told about a 6 week post baby checkup for me? Is this normal?

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The purpose of a postpartum checkup is to check on your emotional and physical well-being, as well as your physical care in the futu...

stan2012

“baby wrist" or Carpal tunnel syndrome

Is there any new mums here whose muscles in the hand/arms area hurt? Mine has been hurting for th...

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Hi, I had this during pregnancy also, my midwife said to run cold water over my wrists for about 5-10 minutes at night or when it wa...

Monet24

Older First Time Mums in the Ryde Area

Hello, Are there any Older First Time Mums in the Ryde area out there?? . It would be great to co...

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Mandy042

Two under 2! How did you cope?

We're going to have 2 little boys under 2 in the next few months! Currently my 18month old i...

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you will be fine hun having 2 under 2 will be awesome they will play with one another as they get older

bexpixie

Ive got "Vaginismus"

[size="4"]Hey Ladies I thought I would share my story to get some awareness out there about this...

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Thanks again replying. I am over on the Shore, so guess I will find someone more local, thanks though. Thanks for your words of enco...

Mel and Ava

mothers groups/playgroups in campbelltown area

Hi i live in the campbelltown area (st helens park) and i was wondering if anyone knew of any mot...

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Hello Bree, Thats ok no worries i totally understand.. im sorry about that and thanks she will be ok in a couple of days Yeah th...

AWDEDE

young professionals- mothers group brisbane

I am a 25 year old first time mum in brisbane, looking for mums to join in new mothers group. i a...

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Hi April, Have you ended up finding any mothers to start a mothers group? I am 23 (turning 24 in September). I am the mother of a 1...

Pcv20

Home help after the birth

Hi, I was wondering if anyone out there had recommendations for who to use for home help after t...

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Hi guys, Thanks for all the great ideas! I'll look into those. Cheers Paula

Smondin83

Heart Palpitations 4 days after giving birth

Hi all, Before I start let me just say I am going to the doctors tomorrow and I really don't...

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Congrats!!!! I hope that you get it sorted it can be very scary. But I do agree that it could just be hormones settling and your bo...

Cuddles for Mum

Bruised breast?

So, my DS started sleeping through the night two weeks ago! The first few mornings were agony, as...

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Nipples

I think it means pregnancy test (peed on a stick?).

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I would still take a test to be sure, many women bleed around the time AF would have visited for the first few months and assume (no...

Teesha323

Advice with contraception while breastfeeding

Hi All! I'm new to this forum, a first time mum with my little boy due on 14/5. While it...

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Personally I would never have the injection due to potential side effects. I've been on the mini pill since 2000.....yes over...

Lisahhau

baby and toddler yoga

HI i was looking for mums to come and join me, i have a great teacher that does yoga for you whil...

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wolfbaby

no one to help w newborn

hi. my baby is 9wks n I have a 7yr old. I asked my mum to stay night to help n I have/had apt in ...

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Maybe just plan another night and ask her if she'd be willing to watch the kids overnight. It's good you got to hang out w...

Miss_Felicity

partners sister is a horror

When I was heavily pregnant there was a lot of drama going on from my partner's sisters. The...

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He has told her that while she chooses to treat me like this she is not welcome at ours. im grateful because I know my partner is o...

Miss_Felicity

over involved friends and family after birth....

Hi all. Just looking for support really. Has anyone else been bothered by people not respecting...

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This is all too common. While it is flattering and lovely that people want to see your baby, it is such a stressful thing for you to...

*ProudMuM21*

Hives whilst breastfeeding?

Hi Guys, I have a question, What can you take for Hives whilst breastfeeding? They are not it...

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Thank you! Will ask the chemist on Monday about a low dermaid cream. They aren't too bad just red.

Britteniepearson

still no period, 10 months after birth

I still haven't got my period and my daughter is 10months old. I am still breast feeding. Wh...

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29 days after birth with all three kids the same week my period starts my milk dries up

beksparkles

could it be the return of my period??

hi ladies!! dd2 is 6.5wks old. my lochia cleared up & was finished for about a week. now I ha...

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my locia cleared up after about 4 weeks total with my 3rd but then within a week I began spotting again and was told its ok don'...

Azurebaby

Newborn Photo Shoot

Hi Ladies, There is a opportunity for a free photo shoot for newborns(max 14days old), looking fo...

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LeeLee89

Lose weight without exercising... Lock

Is there some sort of thing that i can do to loose a little baby weight without exercising? haha ...

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LeeLee89 wrote: Is there some sort of thing that i can do to loose a little baby weight without exercising? haha I am about 73kg now...

Has anyone else

ProudToBeAMummy wrote: Had weird twitching/pulsing/bubbling feeling in their uterus? They arent a...

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Maybe your just ovulating...

Low iron levels

Have you tired changing the tablets to a natural one? Sometimes your body absorbs the iron better...

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I was using Floradix and was then told when my levels where still too low by my MW that the liquid supplements only have about 5mg o...

Young mums in Canberra!

hun, do you think it is a good idea to have your number on display on a public forum, also your p...

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mama kj

Post baby weight loss

Hi huggies mums out there, I have a 2 year old and a 4 week old. I never lot weight after my 2 ye...

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I used the MyNetDiary app to keep an online food diary. This made sure I ate healthy well balanced meals.

MissMagenta

Keeping Healthy??

What little things do you do, as a busy mum to ensure u stay fit and healthy? especially on wet/c...

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I eat healthy, fresh food. Nutrition is so important. I try to get the kids giggling... We connect when we're all laughing Pu...

merryberry

when did your linea nigra go?

Just wondering when everyones linea nigra disappeared? its almost four months since bubs was born...

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PinaI wrote: LOL, you just made me look...! Mine is still there, M is 9mths old. Ha... I just did exactly the same thing!! And it...

Drfm

Newborn with a kitten

Hey, My husband and I moved back in with his parents when we found out I was 5 months pregnant t...

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We got our cat minnie when aaron was 6 months and she is rreally like his little sisster .He does cope a couple of scratches every n...