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missy_83h

weight loss Lock

Hi, When i was weighed in hospital while in labour i was at 90kg, i finally decided to weigh mys...

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Hi, thanks that all makes sense, i just wasnt sure what made up the weight.

sweettaha

concerns about my weight Lock

Hi. I had my second baby on 23 december 2008 by cesearean section.Iam breastfeeding and gives bot...

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Good on you! The weight gain of pregnancy - however large or small - is just horrid. It has taken me nearly 2.5 yrs to get back to...

lovelymummy

Advice on how i could be feeling 8 weeks after delivery?? Lock

Hi There, I was just wanting to hear from other mums on how they had felt after around 8 weeks of...

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When DD was 2wks old we did a 900km trip from Perth to home, then around 10days after we got back my in-laws arrived - first time I ...

Cohen  Bump 09.04.10

painting nails! Lock

I have jusr fell inlove with remel 60sec dry nail polish!!! life saver!!!!!! lol that is all no...

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you inspired me to start a new post!!!!

LucyLoo11

Break through bleeding? TMI.. Lock

Moved Thanks. [Edited on 07/02/2009]

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LiLMiSsAlLi

Pill!! Lock

How soon after birth can u start the pill?

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yeh with my other 2 i had to wait til my 6 wk check up but i was hoping to start sooner then the 6wk check up so i might check it ou...

Jessy88

RE: Illness affecting me after birth of bub Lock

Hi just wondering if anyone else had lupus or another illness that has affected them after birth....

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KarateMummaBear

Period returning? TMI ahead Lock

DD is 8 1/2 wks old and fully BF. I have had some reddy-white discharge the past few days - enoug...

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LMAO Thanks for the help

MEE41

having troubles settling my baby Lock

my baby is now almost 7weeks, he has bad reflux so is taking nan ha gold and thickener, i use ave...

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Hi there just came across your posting I have an 8 week old that I believed had reflux more noticable to me from about 2-3 weeks of...

Riley&Sienna

periods but could be pregnant maybe? Lock

Hi ladies need some advice please. I could just go and get a pregnancy test but i think i will ju...

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You could quite easily be pregnant again this soon!! I would do a test asap just to rule it out. The 'pullout' method isnt really ...

lovelymummy

Advice on how i could be feeling 8 weeks after delivery?? Lock

Hi There, I was just wanting to hear from other mums on how they had felt after around 8 weeks of...

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I had my boy 8weeks ago and I feel Great!!! I have felt that way since he was 1 week old... I have been shopping, party's, dinners, ...

goldendaisy

How do i know when my first periods starts after birth? Lock

I'm a young mum of 17. I had my baby 3 weeks ago, and I'm unsure of when my periods meant to start?

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once your bleeding from birth has stopped fully your period can come back at any stage. Bottle feeding its more likely to start aga...

lovelymummy

Advice on how i could be feeling 8 weeks after delivery?? Lock

Hi There, I was just wanting to hear from other mums on how they had felt after around 8 weeks of...

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lovelymummy

Advice on how i could be feeling 8 weeks after delivery?? Lock

Hi There, I was just wanting to hear from other mums on how they had felt after around 8 weeks of...

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lovelymummy

Advice on how i could be feeling 8 weeks after delivery?? Lock

Hi There, I was just wanting to hear from other mums on how they had felt after around 8 weeks of...

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HorizonT

Hives after giving birth Lock

Hi there The day after I gave birth I started having an itchy elbow, a few days later I went to t...

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Me too! It was sooo strange. My GP suggested that I could have had an allergy to codine in the pain killers but it took weeks to get...

mindbeyondcontrol

Torn nipple.. (not cracked) what can I do? Lock

Hi, I have a torn nipple (underneath at the beginning of the nipple where it attaches to the bod...

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this happened to me with my DD and it got infected. go to the doctor, get some antibiotics if it's infected also and rest it til it'...

Hmmmmm Lock

Ok after reading this section I have to say I'm a tad worried!!! DS was born almost 4 months ago...

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Good question becuase I was wondering the same! I've been on the mini pill for about 4 weeks (I think, maybe more?) but stopped it a...

Smiles04

still bleeding at 9 weeks Lock

just wondering if anyone else took a bit longer than 6 weeks before the bleeding stopped. i saw a...

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Thanks for the replies. It looks like the bleeding has stopped. I think I was just one of the slower healing women (and I breastfeed).

Cohen  Bump 09.04.10

can you get pregnant six weeks after baby? Lock

i stopped bleeding after 2weeks... and have been having sex since then we are trying for another ...

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When you get your period, it means you have ovulated already, meaning that yes, you can fall pregnant - before you even know that yo...

cs82

Can anyone help? Lock

Hi everyone just wanting to know personal experiences on what happens after having pre eclampsia ...

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Thanks Leah, its such a scary thing to go through. Espescially if you know nothing about it and i suppose they always need to give y...

Quin1901

How long after a ceasar?? Lock

Sorry TMI straight up. But just wondering how long it was for others untill u stopped bleeding, i...

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i bled lightly for about a week. then stopped. then started again after 2 weeks lightly and stopped again at 3 and a half weeks. I F...

jackie1984

best excersice ever!!!!!!!! Lock

wii fit is the best game ever that has great excersies on it you can loose weight and see it as a...

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It is fantastic I hate excercising but this makes it fun and you can see what weight you are loosing as it measures you daily if you...

soon2be

Going back to work.. Addvice Needed.. Bub will be 6 weeks old :( Lock

Hey guys, Not to sure if this is the right area but i am after some much needed advice please......

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Hi there, I am sorry to hear you do not want to go back to work yet but need to, bummer. I went back when DS was 4 months old. I h...

Quin1901

Gall Bladder removal anyone had it? I am booked for Tues Lock

Hi ladies had chronic heart burn during this last preg (we thought heart burn) still after bub sh...

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Ta for the info. I am glad to have the stones removed as they r giving me so much grief BUT just so soon and so close to Christmas I...

agms_mum

win yourself some gorgeous b/feeding PJs Lock

Hiall I'm just forwarding this message that I received, its a good competition and easy to win on...

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munchykins

The Mirena - Should I Have it Removed? Lock

Hi I was wanting to hear from anyone who has the mirena. I had mine put in back in May (I had my...

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I had mine put in nearly 2 weeks ago and had mild cramping for a day or two then it stopped. I got AF earlier though a week I think ...

mummyamy12

feeling ugly! Lock

Hey all! Just wanted to vent a bit... feel so ugly lately! during my preg i got a lot of pimples...

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aww sweetie dont worry about it. I know they might not look the best but now u have a gorgeous baby to look at u smile at and make u...

Kirsty81

Mini pill and breastfeeding Lock

I have a 7 week old and have been put onto the mini pill (didn't want any accidents) but have fou...

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Thank you very much for your advice. The website looks very helpful and I will be reading through it.

Riley&Sienna

When to take the pill? Lock

Hi ladies Its been 7 weeks since DS1 and an elective caeser due to bubs being breach and i am bot...

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about a year before i fall pregnant I only let myself get my period once a year. I would skip the sugar pill every month. My doctor ...

OBK

First Period after birth Lock

Our baby boy is 5 weeks old and today i have started my first period since his birth. Apart from ...

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Hi, I also had a c-section and my lochia was very little and had almost stopped by the time I got home from hospital. But, after a d...

-Princess-

what is wrong with my nipple?! Lock

breastfeeding is hurting so much at the moment. it hurts when DS sucks. he is attaching properly,...

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hey, thanks guys, yeah crazy something so small can hurt so much, i found if i expressed instead of having him feed off it helped he...

KELandKAI

what breast pads to use? Lock

what brand do u use? i've tried a few, aavnt, pigeon, johnsons ivory & cant find any i like. Atm...

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Definetely Rite Aid - got the box of 60 at Big W for about $6.50 - cant complain about them!

KarateMummaBear

When did yours dissolve and how? Lock

My stitches still havent dissovled and bub is 19days old. The skin has grown over them and Im a b...

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Ok thanks I will make an appointment today

mumma 1...2....3

showers Lock

hi everyone just wondering what you all do when you want to shower and it is just bubs and yourse...

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I am up early in the mornings so i have a shower while everyone is still in bed asleep so much easier.

NancyS

Thrush on Nipples Lock

This morning I found little white spots on my nipples and have pain when I feed DD. Thrush. I got...

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Hi I've got it under control now. I've stopped using the ointment and let them air dry before putting breastpads and bra back on. I ...

X-Samy-X

a bit different...opinions? Lock

Hi, i hope this is the right place for this post, but it isnt so much a problem with baby im actu...

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All I have to say is ...... You are one brave lady to have gone through all that you have and I would hang off the surgery too. Try ...

greenkaren

Injection for contraception Lock

Hi, I don't like to take the pill because it does make me feel sick so the doctor suggested the i...

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Oh no I don't want to put on any more weight.I have an underactive thyriod as it is and I need to get rid of some weight after havin...

RH0208

When does it get easier? Lock

Hi, My little boy is 11 weeks old now....I'm just wondering when it starts to get easier? Some d...

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Heh. DD is 16 weeks tomorrow, and even with a routine in place, well...I wash my hair about every 6 days at the moment, I've shaved ...

Lexi''''sMum

Stretch marks .. reducing redness! Lock

Hi Mums! I have lots and lots of really thick, gross, deep red stretch marks ALL over my stomach!...

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hi there i got horrible stretchies from both my pregnancies, i found bio oil fades them heaps. but get out into the sun and tan a li...