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Planning for Pregnancy

ashleigh

do you think 20 is an acceptable age to have a child?

Im 18, soon to be 19 and my partner is 29. He and i do want to have kids. We have thought about i...

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Hey I was 21 when my twins were born, I don't think that there is anything wrong with being a young mum as long as you are prepared ...

roy

Folic Acid and other stuff

Hi all, Can Anyone help me out here? I know that I should be taking folic acid before I fall pr...

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Good point Catherine, about hubby, and the stress of trying to conceive. Considering it took us over 12months to get there first 2 ...

Enigma

How much folic acid?

I am currently taking a womens multi that has 300mg of folic acid but have heard conflicting advi...

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Hi enigma, It's 400mcg of folic acid which is recommended. Blackmores 'Pregnancy and breastfeeding' tablets cover this and are grea...

melis

Trying for 2nd, period was regular now irregular

Hello Has this ever happened to anyone? For ages my period came ever 28 days, and last month it...

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Hi Melly, Stress and diet are just 2 things that can affect your cycle... if you are concerned you should speak to your doctor. Usu...

Ashleesmum

Polycystic Ovaries

Hi Mums and Mums to Be My sister in law has just been told that she has polycystic ovaries and d...

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Hi Lara I was diagnosed with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome at 22 yrs of age. I am now 30 and have had 2 children and currently 6 wee...

Choroid Plexus Cyst

My ultra sound revealed a cyst on the babies brain that all the people involved (doctor/midwife e...

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My best friend had this problem during her second pregnancy. Her baby had a cysts on both sides of his brain. They did regular ultra...

MARIAV

Endometriosis

Hello Ladies, I am writing on behalf of my sister, She has been trying for a baby for almost 3 ...

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Hi, My cousins wife has it bad and after they were married she thought she would go off her pill as the doc said it will take a num...

melis

Maybe Baby Ovulation Tester

Has anyone ever used a maybe baby tester or something similar? Just wondering how successful you...

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i used one when trying 4 no2 after about 6 months of trying i also used the hormone testers a bit like prgnancy tests using urine bu...

Tarns

How do you know when you're feeling the baby move?

First time Mum @ 17wks. My midwife said last week I should start to feel the baby move soon bu...

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Tarns, Forgive a pregnant fool - you are not due August 1st, are you? You meant you are having your first bub in August... Oh, wel...

will have 2 under 2

hi guys just wanted to let you all know that i went to the doc's the other day and found out that...

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I also have two under two my girls are exactly 15 months apart Rivalee born 29 Dec 02 and Madison 29 March 04. Its going to be a ch...

What is a good age gap?

I am thinking of having a second child and was wondering what a good age gap is. I was thinking a...

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at 3 the older child can help out a bit i had 3 under 3 the oldest was 3 days off 2 1/2 when i had no3. you will manage as there is...

home pregnancy tests?

hi am just wondering how far you have to be for a home pregnancy test to show up if you are pregn...

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u can buy some that show up earlier than others i just got them from woolies .

icemaiden

it wont be starving will it??

hey all i'm reall paranoid,for the last 9 days i have had a bad flu and been unable to eat i have...

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as the other posts said the baby gets 1st prefernce and will be fine . maybe you can stomach soup or smoothies ?

mummyto1

When is the best time to concieve?

Hi all I am getting married in November and I was wondering what is the best time to concieve (i...

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you can buy tests to see when u are ovulating . threre is one called maybe baby its a like a microscope that you put a bit of saliv...

melis

Pregnancy Test Positive now negative

Has this happened to anyone? I did a home pregnancy test on thursday and it was positive, then y...

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Hello Jo I do think the egg just didn't fertilise properly the bleeding is like my period thanks for your help hopefully next mont...

ULTRASOUND REVEALED!!!!!!!

Im having a BOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i just needed to share with all...... its a boy!!!! a beau...

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hi maddychelle, so u must have gotten married on the saturday-we married on the sunday the following year-we picked that date for 2...

magoo

tick tick tick!

I am a 36yr old single mum with a 3yr old. I have never wanted my child to be an only child howe...

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This is a tricky one to say the least... I can understand you wanting any future children you have, to have the same father, but is...

Tarns

Question re Carry Cots

Just would like your thoughts on this one as I'm a new mum to be and don't really know what's wor...

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Awesome! Thanks for the advice.

scorpion

signs and symptoms of being pregnant?

hello everyone, My son is nearly 8 months old and I beleive that I'm pregna...

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hey sandra, well i ve got a 5 months old correct at 9weeks and when i found out i was pregant i had sore boobs, still got a period.....

Jas

Breastfeeding & Pregnancy

I have an 8 month old son who I plan to breastfeed until 12 months. My husband and I also want to...

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Hi Toni Thanks so much for sharing. I'm not sure if Lachlan is already weaning himself now. He has 3 solid meals per day - and he ...

n1shell

Glyconutrients & Phytonutrients

Hi All I was wondering if anyone here knows anything about Glyconutrients and/or Phytonutrients...

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bella_baby

Could i be pregnant?

I recently had unprotected sex with my parnter and the following day i found that i had my period...

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I have to agree with the other mum's and say I too think it is highly unlikely you are pregnant. Having a period cleans out your ute...

Tarns

Pets Sixth Sense

Just wondering if anyone else's pets have gone a little 'strange' now that they are pregnant. My...

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yep, animals definitely know, when my mum was pregnant we would go and visit a friend and everytime we went there their cat would cu...

How do you fall pregnant with a number two

Has anyone had troubles trying to fall pregnant after their first? My husband and I have been try...

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Hi again... Just wanted to come back with an up-date for anyone following this post to say... I am now 23 weeks pregnant and things...

melis

Insensitive Husband Part 2

I'd just like to add that usually my husband is wonderful, I think I might be reacting a bit over...

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hi id just like to add that some males dont feel their manhood is good if they cant get u preg straight away either. if hes being a...

Rachel 1975

anyone TTC after ectopic pg

Hi new too site just wondering if anyone out there is or has fallen pg after ectopic. we are st...

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hi rachel, i had an ectopic in september 2000. i fell pregnant 6 wks later in november 2000. i had alittle boy in july 2001 and have...

melis

Length of Period does it effect your ovualation days

We are trying to get pregnant with our 2nd child and I have been told to wait until my cycle retu...

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Hey Melissa, I don't think it matters how long your period goes for, its just when you ovulate. I found this website that will wo...

melis

Insensitive Husband

Not sure if I am just being an emotional basket case or my husband is being a bit insensitive! W...

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Personally I feel that I dont think that your husband may be meaning to be insensitive on purpose and there could be perhaps a coupl...

MrsSuz

Water Birth

Hi I am looking for anyone who knows where I would get information about water birth, (my midwife...

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Hi MrsSuz I don't know of any specific websites, but I just typed "water birth" into our Google search engine and it came up with q...

TTC A Specific Gender - BOY

GENDER SELECTION TECHNIQUES, TIPS AND LINKS TECHNIQUES: Listed below are summaries of the most ...

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Hi Kylie, If you go to the 3rd page of this post you will find 2 other post by Jane re having a girl. I hope this helps.

melis

Trying for 2nd baby when to be concerned

Just wondering at what point do you go and see your doctor when you are trying to have your 2nd b...

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i asked the doc the same question the other day and he said the adverage couple tries for a year to get preggas some for 2.

What Practicle Advice Would You Pass On To A First Time Pregnant Mum???

Hi there, As a mum of a 13 month old daughter and who is 13 weeks pregnant with baby number 2. I...

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The best place for baby clothes is Garage Sales and Op Shops. As they don't stay in them for long you usually find that they are st...

When did your belly start showing????

Im on my third child now and am finding it to be nothing like my first two...... My first two d...

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HAHAHA tarns, I guess ill be Tweedle-dumb...... Im pretty short, so you could imagine!!!!!!! And just to say to everyone......

rmajco

I want my own baby

Hi everyone im faced with a moral question. Im 20 and would love to have a baby of my own. Thing ...

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Hi i just wanted to say ..... OOOOPPPSSS i didnt see your second entry snuck away in there.......... Although i did mean everythi...

justlove

when to have another baby

hey to all you mums/dads. I have a 3 month old daughter who is just great, I love children and wa...

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hi my name is erin and my son is 17months old and even though i am only 24 iv'e been an aunty since i was 15 and very much apart of ...

bubataz

hope

my partner and i are trying for number 2 this month, would be great to hear from others in the sa...

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Hi there, I'm not in the waiting game anymore, I'm 5 weeks pregnant. We were trying from the time Ashley was 6 weeks old to have a b...

icemaiden

1st time preggy penpals??

uhh well about me.. i'm 19 and 5 weeks pregnant expecting my 1st child in October i'm looking for...

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hey guys, what a great idea! Im 19, and 21 weeks preg due july. I would love to chat to you! My email is naughty_craver@hotmail.com...

IVF or FET anyone?

Hi I'm looking for ladies, hopefully from SA who are going to do a ivf or fet cycle soon. We are...

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I'm about to join the 2 under 2 club!!!

Hi to all the mum's out there trying to conceive or those that have conceived! I have a beautiful...

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Hi Chelby, I am 20 weeks pregnant now and it feels like this baby is going to sit lower now. I can feel constant pressure on my bla...

sleepy

has anyone had a tubal reversed?

i was just curious to see if anyone had had a tubal ligation successfully reversed? or if they kn...

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