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brockey

Does anyone find it hard to exercise & lose weight with a new bub??? Lock

Hello , I have a 2mth old baby boy. Before I got pregnant I was a size 12 and after having him I ...

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Hello, Please don't beat yourself up about your time. It is just as important as his time. I have a 9 week boy he is my 3rd and i ...

jojo82

Caring for bub Lock

Hi everyone my name is Jodie and i would just like to share my story about me and my new family i...

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hi jodie im also a new mum at the age of 23. my new bub was born on 37weeks and 5 days and i still had one week left of work. my lab...

suzy11

swollen feet Lock

Hi, I am hoping that someone can help me and advice me on what I should do. I have just had an un...

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Hey sue, I had swollen feet...actually I was swollen right up to my knees! god it was painful! The midwife also told me to just wal...

Melbourne mum

how do you cope Lock

I have just had my 3rd bub and I am always looking for new ways to help me and other mums cope w...

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hi melbourne mum, i am having my 5th baby and i really don't think that some days i do cope that well, i have taught myself not to p...

inez

weight loss after baby Lock

I am seriously thinking of joining a weight loss program after 9 weeks since my bub was born. I a...

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I was advised to attend physio after the arrival of my second child. I don't really see the point I threw up for nine months and pu...

SamS

Exteremely sore nipples... :( Lock

Hi, My baby boy Kaya is currently 8,5 weeks and from the first day I've had a horrible experienc...

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Hi Sam, I gave up breast feeding after 2 weeks when it got to the point where I was in tears because it hurt so much!! I had alread...

Juan

Severe Pain in the legs after giving birth - unable to walk Lock

Hi all I'm hoping to find anyone who has had or having a similar afterpains situation. During ...

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My bub was born in march, and I am having the same pains. She was a big baby 8lbs 13 oz and I am only a small person, she was very ...

suny

leaving baby to cry Lock

how do i stop feeling guilty when i leave baby to cry when i know that she is only doing that for...

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I let my baby cry for a wee while before I go to her, but never let her get into a full blown scream. It is much easier to resettle ...

kathryn5219

worried about my health Lock

Hey all, Since i gave birth 4 weeks ago i have had NO appetite. As in i can go a whole day witho...

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Hi Kathryn How are you? I too had this problem when my son was born. I could not eat a thing. I got to the end of the day having don...

cinderella*mum*

26 year old mother of 4 and pregnant with 5th anyone in same situation Lock

Hi everyone, if there is anyone out there who is as crazy as me drop me a line an...

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i am only 22 and have just had my fourth. yes you have one more then but i get a lot of nasty coments to. Just because im young doe...

arebbeck

breast lump Lock

has anyone experienced a lump in their armpit relating to breastfeeding? I am a new mum of 5 day...

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Hi redin, Thanks for your congratulations on my 2 hr birth! I've also got a hard lump (on the inside of my breast) and have been w...

mummy2princess'

need advice? Lock

hi all again, i didnt know where this post would fit so hopefully this will do. im having trouble...

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Hiya preggies, I can totally relate to your situation. I fell pregnant with my first little girl completely unexpectedly. I was 2...

Stace-Corey

No Period - Can I fall pregnant again? Lock

I am breastfeeding & I havent had a period yet and was wondering if i want to fall pregnant again...

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You most certainly can fall pregnant again. I know a few mums that fell pregnant again within 3 months after giving birth. They were...

michaelma

Loss of appetite Lock

This might be frustrating for some since I have read a lot about mums unable to lose weight after...

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Hi sonia, obviously not a habit you want to get into. Have you tried preparing a few snacks in the evening to have in the fridge fo...

Mumma_magoogoo__Sarah

Play centre? Lock

Hi all im looking for a little help. i rememeber when my son was born i felt like i was trapt in ...

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Hi!!! I could have written your post myself!! I have a 10 week old baby boy and I am starting to feel trapt and bored and lonely etc...

**Casey**

The Mini-pill and weight gain. Lock

My Doc has given me the mini pill but i am reluctant to take it because it lists one of the possi...

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I'm on the mini-pill and having no side effects that I know of. Usually with the pill any weight gain isn't suppose to be that much....

jkwok

Full time working mum (baby 11 weeks) Lock

Hi, I just went back to work full time and my baby is only 11 weeks. I am feeling so tired as li...

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Hi there, I went back to working for myself when my son was 5 weeks (now 11 weeks). I teach dance and run my own school so I work...

Stace-Corey

Exercise after a Ceaserean Lock

Hi there, I am just wondering if anyone knows how hard i can exercise after a ceaserean, i was qu...

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Hi there, My obgyn said I could start tummy exercises after my 6 week visit. And I have been doing them every since (now been 11 w...

boscha

Pill and Periods Lock

I have just started taking the pill again when I got my first period after have my baby boy - now...

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Breastfeeding and the pill Lock

Hi All, my OBGYN has given me Noriday to go back on after the birth of our little girl in Nov. I...

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I got my periods back last month. I am still breast feeding but weaned my DD off all night feeds so the break between 7.30pm and 7.3...

Implanon after bub Lock

Hey guys, just wondering if anyone else has Implanon for contraception after having your bubs? I ...

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Hi, I've just had Implanon put in for the 3rd time after baby no.3, from what I can remember from the previous two, it didn't reall...

janellejori

I want another one Lock

hi my baby girl is 10 weeks old and i want to have another baby and so does my partner. we want ...

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PS. Spot on about the 1st becoming a baby again. Wants a bottle when the other is feeeding, wants to be wrapped up, wants whatever...

janellejori

Leaving Baby Lock

I feel really guily about leaving my bubs with others. My husbands paretns live an hour away so d...

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Hey, I have to leave my baby who is 11 weeks at home with my parents 2 times a week as i go to uni, and I know how you feel as all m...

my partner does not help much Lock

hi, i have just had a baby and she is about over 1 mth old. i am a first time mum and not yet m...

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Hi Renee, Im just wondering if you worked something out with you're man? Im not married or engaged, but i have been with my partner ...

Quin1901

Valentines Day Lock

Just a suggestion (incase u have not thought of it already) for all u tired and exhausted mums. V...

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Congrad's on your anniversary! And well done for organising a night out. Our wedding anniversary was a couple of weeks ago, my MIL...

Juggling bub and own health... Lock

Hey all. Just wondering how you all juggle between looking after your bub/s and how your own heal...

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Hey Laura - how you coping these days? I have been waiting for others to respond to your thread. I feel bad being the first all the ...

smellymelly

boobies!!!! Lock

when i started breastfeeding, i noticed that my boobs were noticeably different sizes. would anyo...

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I am still BF'ing and find my boozies are always different sizes - apart from when DD has a huge feed (both sides). Its quite handy ...

cbird

pupps rash Lock

Can anyone help,i have had pupps rash since 18 weeks and i was told it would go once i had given ...

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another stupid question from me... what is pupps rash?

Quin1901

Help with Mastitis PLZ Lock

Hi ladies I posted a Q on the Ask the experts link to the Ask our Midwife your pregnancy Q's. Onl...

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hi there i had mastitis with my first child...when u start feeding your baby, soak up a face washer with warm water and put it on y...

2Mummy

Going crazy? Don't mind if I do! Lock

I have a 5 week old DH goes back to work in week ( I know I'm lucky he's had this much time off) ...

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Hi Sonja, I felt exactly the same DH went back to work after 4 weeks and I was hysterical the night before he went back, thinking th...

Charlie05

Afternoon Blues. Lock

Is it just me and my husband but by about 3pm each day, we get the baby blues in a big way. We m...

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Don't stress yourself about it, bubs is still young and it's newfor all of you. It will settle down asyou get usedto doing everythin...

Pain in Upper Back and Neck? Lock

Hey, I am just wondering if anyone else gets pain in this area from holding/carrying their littl...

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Hi gizmo, I too get pain in that area from holding my bub. I get pain in my shoulders then my neck and finally get a headache NOT F...

CJ

Recovering from 2nd c-sec, toddy & colicy newborn, Any tips on how to divide time? Lock

Hi, Any encouraging words on recovering from a 2nd c-sec with a toddler would be great. I've ju...

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HI CJ I replied to you in another post cause I found myself going thru exactly the same thing as you in the beginning so I really f...

Ashtonsmum

I feel so run down... Lock

i feel so run down. Every day is the same and and is so repetitive. I love being home with my boy...

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Ashtonsmum, no wonder you feel run down, don't you study too? I know what you mean about the kids, they're gorgeous and fun but ex...

Ashtonsmum

Depo-Provera ( contraception in jection) Lock

hi u prob read my post about needles and after effects and how my Dylan has been unsettled, but o...

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Hey sweetie I missed you online this arvo after my doctors app. He efused to give me the needles aswell. Dont want to alarm you but...

whataheart

BiG Boobs Lock

Does anyone else have problems finding feeding bras or sexy matching sets because of the size of ...

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Don't worry you are not alone. I have had large breasts since I was a teenager and I hate going bra shopping. Finding good sets are ...

Tamara258

Anyone have a good OBS/GYN in Brisbane? Lock

Hi guys.. not sure where to really put this one. i was going to post it in the Pregnancy section,...

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Ashtonsmum

Does anyone else feel like.. Lock

they are just a mummy or a wife? I feel as though people have forgotten I am a person other than ...

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Definetely! And I don't really do anything just for me either at the moment, I feel like my whole life is just babies! And i'm tryin...

mady and muffin

kaydensmum... Lock

Hello! jade21887 and I were at the playgroup at W.ryde last Monday - we think maybe it was you wh...

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the fishers

my baby is getting babysat for first time Lock

On saturday my baby is going to be babysat for the first time by his godparents. I trust these pe...

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Hi I think it's just a built-in response to be protective over your bub no-matter who's looking after them and how much you trust th...