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Looking after yourself with a Newborn

Bernie7

anyone have insomnia Lock

Hi there, I was having trouble with the lack of sleep at night and not being able to catch up th...

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Insomnia...ummm let's see, it's midnight and I am still wide awake! I found my body clock became all out of whack, so I always feel ...

BELLA1109

ANGELS IN HOSPITALS, WHAT DO U THINK? Lock

HI LADIES, HOPE ALL IS WELL JUST WANTING YOUR THOUGHTS AND OPINION. WOULD YOU AGREE AFTER GIVIN...

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hi everyone jaz was in the hop for 2 weeks and she was such a good baby, but she was sick, when we got her home she did cry alot, ...

Luminosity

Gyms with Childminding Facility Lock

Hey all, Was wondering if anyone knew of gyms in the western suburbs of Melbourne where they off...

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I forgot that I posted this question, I'm sorry! Thank you for your responses! I was just told that Altona Gate's Fernwood gym has ...

Newmum25

Where is time for me? Lock

Im 25yrs old. Just got married this year. All my life, I was brought up to believe that I should ...

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Hey, Don't let that get u down babe, i am a clean freak and i use to clean my house every single day but when u have children that ...

BELLA1109

NEWBORN AND TODDLER..HELPPPPPPPPPPP Lock

HI MUMMIES, HOPE ALL IS WELL. IM A PROUD MOTHER OF A 6 DAY OLD DAUGHTER GABRIELLA AND A 16 MTH O...

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Hi Bella1109 I know how you feel i to feel that way, i have a 3 and a half yo daughter and a 4 wk old daughter. I had a g8t routin...

inez

2nd time around Lock

Is it true that the baby weight we gain after 2nd baby is harder to get rid of compared to the fi...

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BELLA1109

FEELING SAD, LONELY Lock

HI LADIES, HOPE ALL IS WELL CAME HOME FROM HOSPITAL YESTERDAY WITH 2ND BUB GABRIELLA ROSE BORN 1...

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don't forget all your hormones are going back into place... when your friends ring. or anybody comes to visit if they ask what they ...

BELLA1109

MOTHER BABY UNIT ? Lock

HI MUMMIES, JUST WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS GONE AND STAYED AT THE MOTHER BABY UNIT AT NORTHPARK PR...

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Jellybabie

No 6 week check...? Lock

I took my bubs in for his jabs and asked about my 6 week check but it wasn't neccessary.... I had...

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Cheers =) My boy has his 12 week jabs soon so I might book in for then

nikki83

Just letting off steam!! Lock

Boy-oh-boy - - - What would you think if your mum of 45 yrs came in & asked you if you could pick...

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There is no problem with letting off steam mate, go for it! I dont really have any advice for you, dont want to judge.

KELandKAI

Make-up Lock

Hi all, I'm lucky to have a DS who sleeps 9 hours a night and then 4 after that so I wouldn't say...

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The body shop have a couple of good eye gels, their vitamin c one is really good. Also you could try 'lightning touch' (also from th...

Jellybabie

Crunches & Ceasers Lock

How long after a ceaser is it safe to do crunches or other ab excersizes? At the mo I am just wal...

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Thanks chick, that is a pretty inspiring post =)

Bellace

eeew yucky and gross!! Lock

This is really disgusting! I have just found that there is pus and blood in belly button! It smel...

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I have a deep belly button too. Mine has been dark and crusty and err smelly since birth and has only recently got better (not throu...

sounds selfish but struggling with body image after pregnancy Lock

Hey all, I know this sounds extremly selfish But I am really struggling with my body image this ...

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hey all... still plodding along here LMAO! I started my diet properly on 1/1/08 & have lost 3kgs in 10 days so thats cool. ive got ...

tarahyatt

Loss of myself Lock

My DD is now 8 days old and I think I am struggling (or maybe it is just normal for this stage). ...

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I'll go, too scared not to really. I know it will be great when I get there. Thanks again for your support, really appreciated Tara

ME6C6

Whats your routine? Lock

Our little girl is 19 days old (1st bub). I dont know if im being lazy or unmotivated but I find...

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i had a routine with my new born born 20 november 5 weeks early however along came the christmas holidays now we getting into a rou...

summer07

Overstretched abdominal muscles and skin Lock

Hi there, My stomach muscles and skin were very stressed during my pregnancy. I was wondering if...

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my stomach was huge while i was pregnant and i put on 30kg so now my stomach has ALOT of stretch marks and is saggy.but, as summer07...

kellie m

Lap Banding Surgery Lock

Hi - I am wondering if any of the mums on here have had the Lap Banding Surgery done??? I am con...

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Don't do it! My FIL had it done several years ago, is not a great deal lighter now than he was when it was done and is extremely lim...

Jasmine29

How long do your boobs leak for? Lock

Hi, I remember at the birth classes the midwife said you only had to wear breast pads for a while...

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I wore breastpads for about a year...just when it seemed they no longer leaked, i'd be in public and they'd leak again! For this rea...

mumlovesalyssa

MUM cant sleep Lock

since having my daughter early at 34 weeks she is now 11 weeks old,since having her home i now fi...

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i too can't sleep. I have a 12wk old daughter and was very sleepy when i was breastfeeding and would be asleep by 11pm the latest, ...

Jellybabie

ewwww blood Lock

Sorry TMI question. How long is it normal to bleed for? I had a ceaser and it is still going on =(

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I bled for at least 6 weeks with all my kids (i had VD's) then my first period after was scary!! I thought i was dying, i was bleedi...

Boy~Boy~Girl~Boy

weight watchers help!!! Lock

hey mummies, im due with bubs #3 in 2 weeks and am planning on going onto weight watchers point ...

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hey there, iam doing ww at the moment. when i was breast feeding i was on 30 points. The quiz to work out your points is below 1...

who ever will listen... Lock

to me venting.. im so buggered.. lm ready to collapse. i have an EXETREMLY difficult 2 year old w...

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Oh no! You poor thing sounds like you are really having a hard time My nephew will be 9 in February and has aspergers and used to ...

Parking at shopping centre's Lock

I am so sick and tired of going to my local super market or westfields shopping centre and the on...

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We don't even have parents park in our town, and with a twins i have to park way at the end as i need room to get my double pram out...

melheide

Hair loss Lock

Hi i am not sure what is going on but i wanted to get the feelers out and see if anyone else has ...

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Hair loss is completely normal, I lost alot after the birth of my DD especially around my face so I cut in a fringe to hide the new ...

Kyles14

exercise after birth Lock

I was wondering if anyone can tell me how long they waited until they started exercising after gi...

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Upon discharge from the hospital I was given a pamphlet stating the exercises you can do for each stage ie; first 6 weeks walking an...

Luminosity

Double Post Lock

Damn, an error in the website meant that I posted this twice, sorry! [Edited on 20/11/2007]

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preggigirl

Dreams!!!!!.....with a new born Lock

Hi has anyone had any great dreams while breast feeding baby,for example,breast feeding at night,...

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i did the same thing, i dreamt that he cried and i got up and breast fed him and changed him and it was so real. and then the next t...

.::Natty::.

Tampons? Lock

Just wondering when it was alright to start using tampons? Can you start when you get your first ...

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Im pretty sure you can use them when you get your period back. Ive always waited until the second one, mainly because my body does f...

melheide

first period after pregnancy Lock

Just wondering what everyones experiences were with the first period after pregnancy. I cant reme...

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my son is 14 weeks and if fully breastfed. i beled for about 5 weeks after the birth and got my first period when he was 9 weeks ol...

maddiebub

whoops. Lock

I am new to putting posts up and just wanted 2 know how to or if you can delete one after posting...

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I dont think you can delete them, just edit

mum2ndtimernd

hysterectomies?? in nz Lock

I was wondering if anyone could help me out with as much info as possible abput having a hysterec...

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I worked with a woman who had a form of cancer - cant remember if it was cervical or uterine. Anyway she was 30ish with one daughter...

AHH!!! Lock

Sorry i just have to say this, i'm so upset and there is no one to talk to. I had a C section for...

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Yes, mums are often invisible the second they give birth. I have corrected a few people who have come around to visit. The first thi...

mumma 1...2....3

stitches Lock

hi ladies. my son is nearly four weeks old and my stitches (front and back - yay, didnt sign up f...

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keep up with the salty water and pat dry the area aferwards theres not much you can do in the way of creams and stuff should get muc...

6 Week Check Up Lock

Hi, I have my 6 week check up tomorrow just wondering what they do, also AF still hasnt arrived ...

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Hi, my 6 week check up prob took 20 minutes or so. Ob checked that stitches had healed, felt my tummy to make sure uterus had gone d...

Rensie

Frozen meals Lock

I am hoping to finish work 4 weeks before bubs comes along and during that time I would like to m...

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I froze... Chicken Soup Pumpkin Soup Vege Soup Stews (yuck but handy dandy) Home made pizza MILD curries Marinated meats Muffins (f...

mellymarc

melbourne meet up Lock

hi i was just wondering if any mums with babys want to get out of the house and meet up well im 2...

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hey id luv 2 meet up wid sum otha mums im 20 i have a lil man just 9 weeks old n were from dwn carrum way but willin 2 travel a lil way

nessybear

wonderful partners Lock

i was just readng a post on horrible, unhelpful, and by the sounds of it very selfish partners an...

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What a nice thread... I too will sing the praises of my hubby, he is my truly my other half and I could not exist without him.... ...

baybee80

is it ok to hav medication whil breastfeeding? Lock

im starting to get sick.. with sore throat n runny nose... is it ok to hav codral while fully bre...

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Hi there ring MOTHER SAFE on 1800647848. They give free advice to women in NSW on medications in pregnancy and lactation.

mama-mia

Did anybody give birth weighing less than when they conceived??? Lock

Hi everyone, we are ttc again but I am concerned because I am still overweight (although am on a ...

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Hi, I'm nearly 36 weeks and have lost 1-2 kg since conceiving, I was overweight so start with also but was concerned that me losing...