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when to get implanon Lock

I was wondering when those of you who choose the implanon inplant for contraception went and got ...

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I was told to get it put in at six weeks if that was what I wanted as contraception. Nobody said anything about waiting for my peri...

ace

11weeks no period??? Lock

With my first I got my period at about 6-8 weeks. This time nothing has happened (11 weeks and co...

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I breastfeed my daughter til she was 15 months old and I still havent got my periods and if you arent sure go and see your GP and ha...

mummy love

can't believe he said that Lock

I went to the doctors today to have my 6 week check up the doctor was having a look at my c-secti...

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I had to have an ultrasound today to check out a problem with my right ovary. During my cs operation the Doc had to drain a cyst and...

Poochie

back pain from carrying bubby Lock

Hi, is anyone else experiencing back pain as a result of carrying and lifting bubby in and out of...

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Yes tell me about the back pain!!! My DS is 12 weeks old and weighs nearly 6.5kgs.... I also have sore knees and ankles from carry...

Still have pv loss 2 weeks post delivery Lock

I need some help. This is my second bubba and i had a PPH for the second time. I am still loosi...

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Hi Bianca F I lost around 2500ml after an emergency c-section, and had to have a blood transfusion. I bled for about 8 weeks on an...

Keisha & Kodys mum

Breastfeeding Lock

Hi there, does anyone have advice on breastfeeding?. My newborn son wants to feed on each breast ...

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Hi this is typical for your newborn baby. I had the same issue. I didn't build up enough milk at the early stage and had to give m...

mama-mia

How many weightwatcher points whilst breastfeeding? Lock

Hi there, This is a really, possibly cheeky post, but is anyone able to advise me how many weigh...

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Hiya, Just wanted to let you know that weight watchers have a program especially designed for breast feeding mums. However you cann...

lachies_mum

ADELAIDE MUMS Lock

Any adelaide mums interested in starting up a mums and babies group?? I am a 27 year old mum with...

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yeah. very interested. however, cant talk as im feeding e-mail- [email protected]

Duromine Lock

Hi Girls, Do you know if you can take Duromine tablets while you're breastfeeding?

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on my packet of duromine it reads that some woman can depending on your circumstances so I guess ur dr could tell you

ALWAYS HUNGRY!! Lock

Is there any way to stop me from eating so much food?! No matter what it is im never full even i...

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Are you breast feeding? Cause that can cause your appetite to increase - all depends on how much and how often bub feeds?

Anyone Tired the Atkins Diet? Lock

I just brought the recent Woman's Day Issue & they have the Diet Extra Special at the back of the...

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Hello Kylie, I don't want to be alarmist but I have a friend whose sister tried the atkins diet with awful side effects. The diet bo...

louiemum

diastasis Lock

hello Anyone else suffer from diastasis (separation of the stomach muscles after birth)? It has...

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not sure if there is much you can do. i had a c.s too and took a while for the swelling to go down in my tummy. im still quite big i...

Pill - Yasmin? Lock

Anyone on Yasmin? Do you like it?

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Hi lee_lee, I have never heard of this. What is it used for etc? I notice your little one was born the same day as my little man!! ...

mysonmyworld

Bathing baby Lock

Hi guys I am just wondering if it's a good idea to bath baby every day? I'm wanting to do this ...

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hello shaznit how are you i bath my daughter everyday she love her baths its geting warmer now plus she sleep and eats better just d...

Feeling a little light headed Lock

Hi there I had my bub 3 weeks ago n since having her im feeling a little light headed a of the t...

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hi becky how are you i fell the same way when i get up from the lounge or when am having a shower i fell am going to fore over i thi...

traceym

C-section and clothes Lock

I had a c-section 4 wks ago and I am starting to get really down with not having anything to wear...

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hello tracey how are you now i had a c section too its hurt i had my 4 month ago and still cant fell my belly and when i get up quie...

Ems Girls

sore booby! Lock

My nipple has a white lumpy thing on it which hurts when bubba feeds. I think she caused it as sh...

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Have you seen a doctor. It could also be a milk cyst under the skin. They often cause a lot of pain. And to fix it also hurts - t...

MummaAnita

Does any one have twins Lock

I have had 3 babies in 1 year has anyone had this happen to them?? My 13mth old was born in Jan 0...

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Wow, how do you do it? I find it hard enough with my twins and my 4yo daughter Lilly. You must have your work cut out trying to look...

Suggestions on exercise with baby and toddler around.. Lock

I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on exericses I can do to lose weight etc while havi...

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We don't have spare money to pay for the gym and a crehe either and I have 3 kids under 4 with quite a bit of weight to lose after t...

cgaunt01

Stopping expressing Lock

I am about to put my bub on straight formula. My milk supply has dwindled, and so have decided th...

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i would recommend just express some of your milk out at least because i stopped expressing without slowly doing it and my breasts we...

Single Mum going back to work Lock

Hi there was wanting feedback on how old baby was before you returned to work. My Daughter wil...

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Hi Shani's mum. Unfortunately in today's society woman have to return to work earlier than they would really like to. I can only im...

flabby skin!! Lock

hi, i have lost most of my pregnancy weight and still have all this flabby skin there. its horri...

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My DD is 7 weeks old now and she is my first. I have the flabby belly and am excercising almost every day to try and tone it up. I t...

OutbackCowgirl

Sorry... Haemorrhoid Question... Lock

Hi there, I gave birth to a baby girl, Molly, last Tuesday and just yesterday have 'found' that ...

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I freaked when I first discovered I had 'roids' after my first child back in Jan '04. I didn't know what they were at first as I'd ...

newmamma06

Need Help with weight management!!! Lock

Hi, I am a relatively new mum, my son is now 13 weeks old and i am breast feeding exclusively. ...

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www.bupa.co.uk/health_information/asp/healthy_living/lifestyle/diet/putweighton/ - 59k This website had some good basic info...it ...

Melbourne mum

Minni pill and spotting Lock

Hi everyone I started the minni pill when my bub was 6 weeks old. I was still spotting at this ...

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Hey, Is there any pain with the spotting or does your tummy seem a little puffier than usual? I would go back to my GP and get che...

Xmas gift ideas for a young bub?? Lock

Hi My litt;e one will be 4 months at Christams time. Does anyone have any ideas as to what to ge...

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Hey my baby girl wil b 8 mths a christmas time an i ave no idea what to get her any ideas?

How to succesfully stop breastfeeding. Lock

Hi all, my dd is 13 weeks old and i am down to only 1 breastfeed per day in the morning. My quest...

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Hi There I stopped breastfeeding almost 2 weeks ago now my DS was only 7 weeks. I did to feel a little guilty but at the end of the ...

Is it too early??? Lock

Hi everyone, I was just wondering if it is too early for me to get back into competitive netbal...

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Depends on how your birth went etc... You dont want to overdo it, anthough you feel great, you want to feel fantastic at 6 weeks ra...

braycon

Getting frustrated with siblings Lock

Hello, I have 2 beautiful boys a 4 yr old and an 8 week old. I am finding that I have a very shor...

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Hi I`m a mum to 5 beautiful children our newest member only being 10 weeks old and yes I know exactly what your talking about.I have...

kel_805

sore boobs Lock

hi everyone, in the last couple of days i have weaned my ds. i had done this slowly so not to ha...

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All the 'old wives' suggest cold cabbage leaves for relieving the pain from engorgement - so taking that theory, maybe a cool compre...

tambam1

antibiotics and breast feeding Lock

Just seeing if anyone has experienced same thing this winter. Have had the cold on and off for th...

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Call the poision hotline they willtell you if it is safe... its a 13 number. I called them to see if I could have lemsip... im an i...

Mels76

Pregnancy & breastfeeding Lock

I was just wondering if you can get pregnant whilst breastfeeding even though i have not yet had ...

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I got pregnant while feeding! I had a period though, but it can happen. The way I found out the first time was that bub went off t...

kat023

gym Lock

does nyone no of any gyms that u dont have to pay a member ship fee and sign a contact. i just wa...

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Whereabouts do you live? Most gyms have a 'pay as you go' system, where you can pay as a one-off entry fee. But i suppose it depends...

mindbeyondcontrol

Weight Loss % Lock

Hi Guy's! I'm sure a lot of you mum's out there have been frustrated with the weight gain having...

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Hi Kris, I'm new to this site, but I thought I would share. This is my first baby and before I fell pregs I was 62kgs. (im 6 foot ta...

sweetiebird

is this normal? Lock

I don't know if anyoneles has had this happen to them,but a little over 2 months after my daughte...

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hi there yes its nomals it take 2 years for your boby to go back in to place my doctor told me that because your boby all over the v...

agwot

exercise and kids Lock

Im a mum of two kids. First ds is 2 and second ds is 11 weeks old. After ds1 was born I lost all...

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hello, i also have 2 littlies, i joined an exersize program for ante and postnatal at the physio I go once a week when my hubby come...

agwot

pelvic floor Lock

Has anyone found that their pelvic floor isnt the same as they used to be. I have noticed a defin...

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hello, Yes I have the same problem, I have just had my second bub 8 weeks ago and I have to see a physio as well for both pf and dia...

swollen lower back Lock

i seem to have a lump on my lower back really close to my tail bone really. its really sore and i...

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NikkiNoo

I am always hungry and need carbs!! Lock

Hi there Mums, I am fully breastfeeding my 9 week old son. I have noticed that all I do is seem t...

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Hi Nikki, I am in the same boat as you, I am fully BF my 10 week old and constantly hungry. I'vebeen eating lots of bread and cracke...

BeeBee

Hormonal Imbalance ?? Lock

My Baby boy is now 7.5 weeks and I only breast fed him until he was about a week old yet my hormo...

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