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Tootsiesfdc

Labour Playlist

Ladies, I'm trying to create a labour playlist, might sound stupid. Did anyone else so thi...

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Great idea! Would love to hear from other mums to be who are compiling birth playlists. Have you seen this? http://time.com/4246761/...

Jenkingnz1

Cord Blood banking (New Zealand) One years free storage

Last June we did the whole cord blood thing. The company has since emailed to inform us that if w...

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Hi June80, great to hear from you as we will both benefit! This is the form I need to fill out http://www.cordbank.co.nz/contact-us...

jakecindy&bubs

Mother very distressed=Baby distress?

Hi ladies with my last birth it was with only gas . However I had 27 hours of contractions of whi...

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With my first I had a 17 1/2hr labour that ended with a vacuum delivery and then me in surgery for 2 1/2hrs repairing the internal d...

Bettita

Prenatal/childbirth education

I am wanting to go to classes but they aren't free!. my insurance tells me it covers only if...

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Yes I know!!. I was surprised myself. With no options and with dates getting booked-- I had to pay!!. I hope is really good!. Betty

Krystle275

Pro V-BAC obs at Joondalup Private

Hello all We are trying to fall pregnant and want to have an ob in mind to call when we are succ...

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Post-natal yoga

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Birth without fear

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Childbirth resources to help you prepare

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quickasucanbaby

Weird, gross and iteresting ways to naturally induce labour.....What do you know?

Hay ladies i have been googling Natural wyas to bring on Labour as i have an Induction date linge...

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Sossolapro, that makes no sense, seeing as colostrum is made and sometimes even drips from second trimester on in some women. I have...

Lellis11

Midwifery student looking to help and follow some lovely pregnant women

Hi, My name is Lauren and I'm currently studying nursing and midwifery at Latrobe Universi...

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Dd1678

chances of being overdue 4th baby different dad

hi there im 38 weeks and 3 days with my 4th little angel. #1 son 2 weeks early 8pound 14 #2 dau...

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Hi, I'm interested to know what happened. Did you end up going overdue?

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Thinking about having a natural birth?

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Pain relief during labour and birth

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The deal is for normal delivery pain. Can you help someway, tips for normal delivery?

sazza123

Breech baby natural birth?

Had my last ultrasound at 30 weeks to discover my baby had turned breech and is still hasnt turne...

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Gemma_Rhydderch

Vbac help please!

I am 26 weeks pregnant, due on 21 September, and have a boy who was born in September 2014 by eme...

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You are absolutely able to do what you want. It's your right even if doctors don't agree . Good luck

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Preparing for birth

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Need help drafting a Birth Plan? Download our PDF to get started!

https://www.huggies.com.au/childbirth/giving-bi...

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Mumof2tobe16

VBAC in public hospital

I am pregnant with my second bub. My first pregnancy was a c-section with a private obstetrician ...

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Post-natal yoga

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Pain relief during labour

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Share your child birth story with us!

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What does your birth plan look like?

Have you started to prepare a birth plan? We have some great tips and even a handy Birth Plan Tem...

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Not yet... I am going for a VBA2C and I feel like there is not use planning anything because I have no idea what could happen. Altho...

jackip

Nausea before labour?

Has anyone experienced nausea before going into labour? I know it's normal to have it (more lik...

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hope will not experience that

Carla_Clark

Dunedin Midwives

Hello, i was wondering if anyone could please suggest midwives that they suggest in Dunedin? This...

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FeeBee80

Birth Photography in Adelaide

Hi, Just wondering if anyone can suggest a really good (and reasonably priced) birth photographer...

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I'm not sure if this photographer, http://www.jacquitaylorphotography.com/ does birth photographer, but i saw some newborn phot...

Smolsey_5

Monash Clayton vs Warragul hospital

Hi ladies, This is my first pregnancy and I have recently been booked into Monash clayton hospit...

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My friend went to Warrigul for both of her children and has highly recommended it to me as we'll be moving to Cranbourne North ...

sofiaa

Ashford Hospital Adelaide

Hi there, I'm not pregnant yet, however my specialist consults at Ashford and once (hopeful...

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My 1st Bub is 1.5 and she was born at Ashford, I absolutely loved it. We went to the hotel (it was then the Rendevouz) and it was fa...

littlek

Lyell McEwin Hospital

Hi, has anyone had their baby at the Lyell Mc? Although I live 15 mins from WCH my designated ho...

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Hi everyone, I've had all three of my children born at Lyell McEwin and every experience was different. I can not complain abou...

Amiami15

Casey Hospital Maternity Ward: Any new reviews?

Hello everyone, I'm currently pregnant with my first child and my local hospital is Casey. ...

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bernice55

Gestational Diabetes - Advice

Hi ladies, I am 29 weeks with #3 and this is my fist diagnosis for Gestational Diabetes. I am in ...

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Also in NZ they will only check bub 4 times in a 24 hour period unless he/she is under the level then the pricks will start from the...

Alexd2010

Scared of having an epidural

Hi all, our first baby is due in August and I hav some HUGE concerns about an epidural. Does an...

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I had epidural for first one 11years ago... I didn't feel a thing, the pain I was in was alot more.... I have a friend who has...

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Post Natal Depression treatment

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Bek81

Tested positive to Group B Strep

HI, At around 35-37 weeks midwives do a test to see if you test positive or negative to group b ...

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I tested positive last time round for group b strep, but when i talked to my midwife this time round (different midwife) she said th...

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Starting to think about your Birth Plan? Check out our Birth Plan Template!

https://www.huggies.com.au/childbirth/giving-bi...

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Sharonz

Midwifery student for continuity of care!

Hi, my name is Sharon and I'm studying a Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery. As a part of our...

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Preparing for a natural birth

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Every labour is different - what are the tell tale signs that labour is on its way?

https://www.huggies.com.au/childbirth/labour/signs

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Did you know that Spotify have put together a Birthing Playlist?

From Salt n'Pepa's Push it to Cold Play's Don't Panic….Check out the full pla...

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Pain relief during labour

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Jasmine36

C section post c section

I hear a lot about vbac stories but anyone opted for c section again post a c section? My whole ...

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I have had two C-sections. My first was because our DD was breech and she was also small. It was a planned C-section. We were advi...