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Nelly1978

Sensitive teeth while breastfeeding Lock

Holey crap my teeth are SO sensitive now! I had some problems during pregnancy with sensitivit...

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Well a visit to the dentist and a root canal and it seems to have settled now. Just wish I realised it was a particular tooth earli...

Eating so much! Lock

i am feeling the food thing.... i have the same problem.....

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I am exactly the same at the moment, DS1 is 2 and a half, DS2 is 2 weeks tomorrow and I seem to spend all day snacking, generally in...

TallulahBelle

Freaking out!! Lock

Hi all...just wanted to get this off my chest and see if anyone feels the same!! It's not PND, iv...

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yip been there with the stress out i am going back to work after christmas ... one at school and my baby and 3year old will come to...

CaCy83

PND?? Lock

Hi Everyone! I am 27yrs old, and my DS is 12 weeks, he is my first child. I have suffered from ...

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Sending you big hugs. Perhaps you need to see your gp and talk about it as it sounds on the PND radar. There is nothing wrong with ...

Mother and baby walking group Lock

Hi everyone, I am trying to start up a mothers and babies walking group as well as make new fri...

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Contact your local community centres, they often have them...that is how I found mine

palegreenthings

post natal depression Lock

Hi, Just wondering how you tell the difference between post-birth weepies and adjustment and PND...

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Postnatal Depression is a depressive illness which affects between 10 to 15 in every 100 women having a baby. The symptoms are simil...

indismummi

breastfeeding no period Lock

My Baby is 4months old and I've breastfed the wholetime exclusively. She sleeps through the night...

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With my first bub I breastfed for 13 months and my period didn't return untill a few months after I stopped feeding her. Dd2 is 4.5m...

Kyleyhoward

Carpal Tunnel Sydrome Lock

Hi, Anyone out there got Carpal Tunnel Sydrome in pregnancy? Just had a baby 1 month ago and i st...

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BabyCenter explains that "the carpal tunnel is a bony canal formed by the wrist bones on three sides and a ligament that runs across...

Sjcarter

weight problems Lock

i put on 20kgs when i was pregnant and have so far lost 6kg. my son is 7.5mths old wich means 6kg...

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Walking is the best exercise. . I went for an hour long walk on the beach everyday. This is very effective to loss the wait. So you ...

pinelime89

what exercise do you do ?? Lock

i've only just decided to get off my bum and start walking, sorta was using the *** weather as an...

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Walking is the best exercise. I went for an hour long walk on the beach everyday. So you can carry on this exercise. Than you found ...

jolili

Am I pregnant? Lock

I have breastfeed both of my children my first until she was 12 months and my second who is nearl...

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Bleeding question... Lock

Lil man is 3.5 weeks old (awww) and the bleeding slowed down heaps in the last week or so. BUT, l...

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I'm pretty sore. It hurts to get up and to sit down. And to move. And to bend down. Actually it kinda hurts with everything! Hopeful...

Riley&Sienna

On the pill but no periods? Lock

Hi ladies I need some help please. I got my periods back a month ago so i started the pill. When ...

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RileyMummy08 you give the right suggestion. Thanks.

Sports bras & breastfeeding???? Lock

Hi, I was just after some advice on the best sports bras out there. I am still breastfeeding and...

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Hi. I just bought a Bendon Sport bra (style 76-408) and it is great. My biggest piece of advice is to get it professionally fitted. ...

Looking4me

What do you think this could be?? Lock

As the title says i have a dr app next week,but its doing my head in,I have a little ds who is 3 ...

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I get like that still, when I am sleep deprived or really stressed out. There's been a few occassions when I thought I might have b...

kylis

period return after birth Lock

My period returned over night after having dd in late july. However it seems very heavy, this mo...

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with both my children i had a heavy first period - i found it to be heavier with dd as i breast fed her longer than ds it took unti...

Then there were 3

Anyone tried the Nuvaring before? Lock

HI, I am trialling it for the first time but don't know if it's just me or the nuvaring. My perio...

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HI, I am trialling it for the first time but don't know if it's just me or the nuvaring. My periods don't normally worry me and can...

Mummy To Taj & Layla

pedicure Lock

Hi all im having a day to my self on friday and getting my new clothes, and my hair and nails don...

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congrats on your new baby! i love pedi's...i had one just before i had DS2, the midwives and drs all kept commenting on my toes be...

clairemann

inexpensive and quick beauty?? Lock

Hi Everyone I am trying to find some inexpensive beauty products to try fix my poor skin after a...

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Hi Just wanted to say Mojito's advice was spot on! Incorrect products (or not using any) are the main cause of dry skin with acne ou...

moo2tough

energy drinks while breastfeeding Lock

Sorry if this is in the wrong section, but DS is now just shy of two weeks old, and I am dying to...

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I agree, it will stop bub was sleeping well which can end up bad for everyone I had my 1st energy drink last week after weaning bub...

tegmac

2mth old and 16mths Lock

hi ladies just wondering has any 1 got little bubbas this close how r u coping? do u find that so...

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There is just under a 12 mth gap between my first 2 girls and 18 mths between middle and youngest. It was very hard with the first 2...

justdoit

6 week check up a must read Lock

after having my son there was a huge emphasis on making sure i attended my 6week gp appointment. ...

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That must have been so awful for you to watch him treat your baby like that! The first dr I saw when I was pregnant was so horrible....

steph1990

Period after baby Lock

Hi, I had my baby only 5 weeks ago and I'm pretty sure I've got my period back already! The bleed...

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My little girl is 8 months. I bleed for 6 wk after birth and then off and on for 4 months, i started the mini pill and it stopped then.

Tildas mum

Mini Pill $$$$$ Lock

Hi, Can anyone tell me how much it costs??? Not sure if u should go and get it today or wait till...

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Mine costs $17.32 (for just under 4 months) but I have a health care card so I only pay $5.40.

halle  & shahlee's mum

still sore down there 4 weeks after birth? Lock

hey i had my gorgeous baby girl, halle rhe, 4 weeks ago. i had stitches where i tore and also wh...

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I'd be going to your GP. Your story sounds like mine with the pain returning. I had an episiotomy and tearing and I somehow ripped m...

RhiannonA

Linear nigra line Lock

My babys 11 weeks and it still hasnt gone yet, so when does it go?

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ha ha ok so i wont be wearing the bikini then this summer o well, ill try the exfoliation see if that helps, thanks

Fairy_Power13

Guilty Mum Lock

I had my little girl just over a month ago. She's a very well behaved baby and will sleep through...

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Thanks. I am pretty good with putting her down and walking away and then being calm. Its not all the time when she crys, it will b...

lovemypigeonpair

HELP!!! being told different things by midwives?? Lock

i've been told these in the past 3 days?? dry your stitches with a hairdryer? but then i've read...

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found it, the Dunstan method! I tried it out with DD and it all worked!! Also about waking a sleeping baby - I would only wake my ...

Soph''sMum

Transition from 2 sleeps to 1. Lock

Just want to know if anyone has any advice on transitioning my toddler (13 month old) from 2 slee...

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Hi there, My daughter didn't consistently start having only 1 sleep per day until she was about 14 months. During the transition w...

Mummy1979

Mums 'n' Bubs Fitness - Free Trial Lock

Do something for yourself! Bring the kids along while you enjoy a fun and challenging workout in ...

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Tracey-Lee82

Cramping and heavy bleeding a week after birth Lock

This morning I had pretty horrible cramping; felt like strong period pains but only on my left si...

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Were you breastfeeding, due for a feed or did you experience a let-down when you experienced the cramps? The hormones that control l...

mumaof3

Cooking suggestions Lock

Ok, so Im due in 10 weeks with bubs #3. Am getting a chest freezer so I can start cooking up din...

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slow cookers are amazing. Its good because when bubs is having his days naps i can just chop everything up and chuck it in the slow ...

~Aiden & keeleigh''s mumma

exhausted!!!!! no time for myself at all Lock

please tell me it gets easier being a mum of two? dd has been sleeping through so i am getting sl...

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just an update ladies 2 months have past and i am feeling alot better i have been bathing dd and i love doing it i have been attempt...

Sheridan74

Sports Maternity/Nursing Bra Lock

Help! Does anyone know if there is such a thing as a sports bra for nursing mums? Want to start...

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I dont have a maternity sports bra, but i have a few triumph meternity bra's, and they have pretty good support, not as good as a sp...

jess:-)

spraytanning while breastfeeding?? Lock

hi all! i am a bridesmaid in a wedding at the end of the month and would really like to get a spr...

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thanks so much for that!!! im booked in to get one today, decided just to risk it but now i feel a lot more confident about it! than...

Andshemakesthree

Jumbo Boob Bras Lock

Hi, I am wondering if anyone knows where I can get jumbo maternity bras from in North Queensland ...

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There are a few brands that go to a F cup. Even bigger. Depends what you want. My mum owns a lingerie shop so we get majority of the...

peg10

new mum Lock

hello every1, just had my 1st child one month ago, i couldnt be happier

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congrats.. did you have a boy or a girl?

Corrinnas little man

What should i not eat whilst breastfeeding? Lock

Can anyone tell me anything i should not eat whilst breastfeeding my boy has really bad wind (far...

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sadly, i think chocolate upsets my bubs tummy =( Which is a pain in the bum because my boss baught me a huge box of choccies from t...

Mel...

Vasospasm of the Nipple Lock

I have a 6 week old, when she was about 2 weeks of age I was diagnosed with vasospasm of the nipp...

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Hey Mel, I haven't experienced it but my SIL had it through her whole pregnancy and the first few weeks of feeding my niece. She saw...

shelz1003

tingleing breasts Lock

hi, have been breastfeeding for 5 wks now and the last two days ive had a weird tingleing feeling...

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I have that as well and its just your milk letting down.