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Planning for Pregnancy

Bec Saddler

2 year age gap?

Hi I am a mother of a fantastic one year old and thinking about having other. So my question to ...

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planning?? lol We didn't plan the first one at all, she was a honeymoon surprise baby. Yes we did try to have #2 soon after (just de...

HeatherC

How many Children?

I have 2 children - a 3 year old boy and 1 year old daughter and we are trying to decide if we sh...

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I have 3 myself close in age (5,3 & 1) And think its great, but the car seat issue is a pain, w e have a commodre and a falcon, ...

NEW-MUM

Home pregnancy kits

Hi, well as some of you may know hubby and I are TTC #2 at the moment...there are 4 days left til...

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there are some testing kits that can be used earlire than normal. are there 2 test in the pack or just 1? i would wait

Twin Mum

Favourite things

I am putting together a basket of favourite things for a close friends baby shower. It will basi...

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hey there twin mum im a twin mum too iv got twin boys 6months old hows it all goin..?? u can email me at pisces_star6@hotmail.com ...

Chelby

Whats the difference between a spinal block and an epidural??

we are trying to get preg with bub number 2 . and it will have to be c-secton. (unfortunatly) but...

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Hi, I dont know alot about spinal blocks, but I had an epidural and found it helped me out so much, especially after being in labour...

shazza_nzl

over 35

Hi - this is my fifth pregnancy (excluding a miscarriage in jan) but to a new partner - i am 9 w...

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i had my 3rd bub at 37. i didnt feel any different from the other preganies. more tired with chasing 2 little boys around! i had an...

kj

age gap between kids?

Hi everyone, I just wanted to ask mothers of 2 or more what they would recomend as a good age ga...

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hi well i will have 19 mths between my 2 if bub dosent decide to come early i am due with no 2 in december so will be busy with 2 un...

NEW-MUM

home pregnancy test

Hi, I am wondering if I am pregnant as silly me missed 2 contraceptive tablets in 1 week as I wen...

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I found doing pregnancy tests first thing in the morning works the best with your first wee for the day it has the most amount of pr...

melis

Its a Girl

Hello Everyone We recently had our 2nd ultrasound and found out we are having a girl! Its the fi...

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CONGRATULATIONS! That is fantastic news and I am sure you and your husband are absolutely thrilled. When is she due and have you t...

Are pregnacy tests different?

Hi I used a different pregnacy test. They came up negative. I am a week late. Normally I am pret...

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hi. mum78 you must not have read the whole post. helen lost her baby and u said congrats. anh Helen have you started trying again...

My girlfriend is Preggas and spewing

Hi My girlfriend just told me she is preggas and she is not happy about it.It was a accident an...

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FirstTime Thankyou for your reply I am there for her all the time & also very proud of for how shes coping. Thanks again Bec

melis

Most likely going to have 2nd Caesarean

Hello I went to my ob yesterday who said that because my 2nd baby is probably going to be big fi...

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you really need to discuss you concerns with the doci hsve several friend who have had a c section then had a subsequwnt baby vagina...

natalie_n

looking 2 share experiences with someone with the same edd or near???

I'm due on the 14th febuarary 2005 with baby boy Edgardo

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Hi there... im Cindy, and im expecting my first baby on the 26th of December. You can email me at: starfire_cindy@ihug.com.au

icemaiden

really sore chest pain/ribs

hi all ummm is it normal at 28weeks to be experiencing severe chest pain in the ribs (mainly on t...

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hi i know that this is a kinda old post but i have a comment to add i had the same problem but on my left side and down my arm. i r...

vkw

should I ?

i would like to have anothre child no4 but hubby but so keen i have even considerd just stopping ...

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hi kathy my pack of pills is about to run out so i might do whst u did tell him that its up to him to do something about it if he do...

melis

Ideas of clothes to wear until you are really showing

Hello Everyone I am currently 14 weeks pregnant and only 1 pair of my jeans still fit me! I hav...

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Hello, Well thought that i would let you ladies know that i went shopping today - it was actually for a baby pressie for a friend ...

icemaiden

hes already in my pelvis?

hey people today i had a visit with my midwife ,she examined my bulge and said that i would like...

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Hi Cherie, I understand how you are feeling, being in a very similar position & a first time mum too. I'm 35 wks tomorrow & my littl...

Chelby

Has anyone done the taknig your temp thing to get pregnant?

Hi i am wondering if anyone has taken their temp to see when you ovulate. how much does the temp...

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I didn't do the temp taking to actually get pregnant, but did do it to confirm that I was actually ovulating. I did it for about 6 ...

Considering having a third child

I have two daughters aged 19mths & 4mths, for about a month now I have been constantly thinking o...

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we have 3 young sons the oldsest was3 days off 2 & ahalf so for while it ws 3 under 3 . you manage as you have to!

icemaiden

how big SHOULD i be?

hi all, paranoid me again .I'm 5 months pregnant and hardly have a bump everyone keeps telling me...

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Hi, I am 6ft tall and a thin build, currently 64kg, and didn't start looking noticeable till I was about 5 months with my 2nd at 5....

melis

2nd Pregnancy just had my first scan

Hello Everyone Just wanted to share with you all that we had our scan today and all is well baby...

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congrats to you all about your babies we are trying still but thats another story.. LOL i didnt know what trisomy was i had to look...

Nervous about Baby Number 2

Hi, I have a 2.5 yr old son who I and my husband absolutely adore. He is the centre of everythi...

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Hi Tepe and Michelle, It's amazing how your emotions are so up and down the second time around! I'm hoping that eventually I'll be...

melis

2nd Pregnancy! yip eh!

Hello I am pregnant with my second child due in march! so far this pregnancy is so different fr...

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Congratulations to Mum78, Wishing you all the best with your 3rd pregnancy! I have 2 little ones 19.5 months apart and it's not tha...

kookymom

scared to be pregnant again!!!

Hi, I had a horrible 1st labour, sort of easy pregnancy once I got over the all day/nite vomittin...

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Hi, I have just found out I am pregnant with my 3rd! I am both scared and excited! I think I am only scared because on being in t...

icemaiden

ITS A BOY!!!!

i got my ultrasound last week wow what a buzz turns out i'm having a boy anyone got any nice name...

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Wow...great news! I am still struggling with that decision...on whether to find out or not! I always found it easier to pick a boy...

melis

Waiting to have scan

Hello Everyone this is my second pregnancy and we have our scan in 2 weeks (I am 11 weeks pregna...

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Hello Jasmine I am so happy for you that everything is going well with your pregnancy that's awful that you had a miscarriage I h...

Enigma

When should I expect to be visibly pregnant?

I was wondering this as I had my first son nine months ago and still have a jelly belly from that...

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I wasn't noticable till I was in my 6th month with my first adn with my 2nd I wan't noticable till I was in my 5th month. Meaning.....

vkw

ttc a girl

i hve 3 boys and am contemplating trying for a girl , does anyone know of any thing to increase ...

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I forgot to mention in my previous post that of 260 women who followed the diet they had an 80% success rate. the reason for the su...

Enigma

Maddychelle

Hay how are you doing hun? you cant be far off delivering your wee bundle now? I hope your feelin...

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YEAH MICHELLE, Congratulations to you and the family, hoping you are getting lots of sweet dreams, Tepe

Ashleesmum

Planning no. 2 - What to buy?

Hi Everyone My husband and I are planning to start trying for number 2 in a couple of months tim...

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Thankyou everyone for your replies! You have given me a lot to think about. Just letting you know that I have just discovered that...

jo79

Baby Bonus

Gotta say I was glad to hear of the $3,000 baby bonus and family benefits coming in for new mums ...

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Hello again I forgot to mention Centrelinks web site has a online calculator, The site is www.centrelink.gov.au you click on the onl...

Butaflie_dreamer

Is it safe to use a second hand matress?

Hi all, Well, my concern is this. I would like to know if anyone has used or is planning to use a...

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Because I am asthmatic, dust mites and dust are an issue for us. Whether or not the mattress is second hand, consider using a mattre...

Planning to have baby no 2

Good morning to all, Just wanted some ideas and the do's and don't's of trying to fall pregnant....

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hello saf, hope all is well? i would like to add to not forget your partner make sure not to many smokes or grog. i thi...

catherine shell

how to conseive a girl

just wondering if there is anyone out there who has tried or read the books on conseving a girl, ...

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I just thought I would add to everyone elses comments that I didn't really care what sex my kids were but I did keep track of when I...

Enigma

Hmm...Pregnant again!

Ok so I have just found out Im pregnant again. I am happy but a little weary as I have a 9month o...

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Hi Rhiannon, Glad to hear things are improving for you. All is well with me, just anxious to meet my little boy due this month! I h...

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...

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...