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Newcastle Mum started new topic Any tips or feedback for using music to help with a one year old's night waking?

We rock then pat our one year old to sleep, and it doesn't take long with little to no crying. But the night waking can be quite frequent and go for a long time (long history of this). We ar...

Sunday 30 March 02:01pm
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Newcastle Mum started new topic Has anyone found their baby slept better at night if they gave up caffiene?

I only drink sugar-free cola and green or black tea, no coffee and don't eat chocolate. Am thinking about cutting out the cola, or making sure i don't have it in the late afternoon, and o...

Sunday 30 June 01:09pm
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Newcastle Mum started new topic Any recommendations for a breastfeeding-friendly paediatrician in the Newcastle area PLEASE?

I am thinking about taking my 5mnth old for a paediatric check later in the year if her sleep doesn't improve, but want to make sure we see someone who won't try to talk me into sleep tra...

Saturday 29 June 10:13am
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic Does anyone know of any easy to find book to help explain putting a dog down to an almost 4yr old?

Mel+2 wrote: Hi there, sorry to hear about your dog. We just put our 12yr old staffy down about a month ago. He had nerve issues & could not use his back legs, had no bladder or bowel contr...

Tuesday 21 May 11:32am
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Newcastle Mum started new topic Does anyone know of any easy to find book to help explain putting a dog down to an almost 4yr old?

We need to have our dog put down next week, and i kow my almost 4 year old will ask a lot of questions and want to talk about it a lot. Our dog is only 5, so its not an old age issue. He has an i...

Monday 20 May 01:02pm
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Newcastle Mum started new topic Anyone got any tips for ideas for nice/flattering but warm breastfeeding friendly clothes?

Its not even May and I am already tiring of lifting up jumpers or being restricted to hoodies! So far I am wearing feeding singlets under a jumper/cardigan or hoodie, or wearing a button down long...

Monday 22 April 12:34pm
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic Did your newborn cluster feed or become alert in the evenings, and when did she stop?

Little Miss's wrote: Yep my girls both cluster fed in the evening. I can't remember how long it lasted but it did end smile. Pretty sure by 12 weeks we had a good night routine going and ...

Tuesday 02 April 12:06pm
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Newcastle Mum started new topic Did your newborn cluster feed or become alert in the evenings, and when did she stop?

My 9 week old has been doing an annoying thing for about 4 weeks now. She sleeps and feeds perfectly through the day, has nice awake times, and a regular bedtime routine with bath, going down arou...

Tuesday 02 April 11:45am
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic If you've had an ECV - what is it like and what was your outcome?

Ashleigh_Lia wrote: KSJ78 wrote: I am 36 weeks with a still-breech baby and my obstetrician is trying an ECV next week, when i'm 37 weeks. He says thats the best time to do it, in case it bri...

Saturday 09 February 02:57pm
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic How long did your swollen tummy last after your caesarean?

REALLY encouraged by two more great experiences, everyone is different, feel i have no reason to worry now

Tuesday 05 February 08:32pm
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic How long did your swollen tummy last after your caesarean?

Tutu&Lulu wrote: I should add though Please don't do any exercise until after the 6week check because you could really do some damage and then you may have to wait even longer to get into ...

Tuesday 05 February 10:11am
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic How long did your swollen tummy last after your caesarean?

Tutu&Lulu wrote: I don't know personally but I have a friend that competes in marathon and she had both her kids by c-section and was back in perfect shape about 6 months after giving birt...

Tuesday 05 February 08:43am
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Newcastle Mum started new topic How long did your swollen tummy last after your caesarean?

I am small build, my stomach was flat/toned before pregnancy and I exercised all through it, only putting on 8.5kg. I ended up having an emergency caesarean and just wondering how long my tummy wi...

Friday 01 February 09:03pm
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic Baby choking of mucous 2nd day after c-section

My last baby was a very quick vaginal delivery adn very mucus-y as a result - we only had to call the nurses once though, when he went blue around the lips. I am having my last baby by c-section t...

Monday 21 January 04:26pm
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic Can anyone recommend a good iPhone app for newborn stuff - feeding and sleeping patterns etc?

Can't wait to check these out, thanks heaps

Friday 11 January 12:46pm
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Newcastle Mum started new topic Can anyone recommend a good iPhone app for newborn stuff - feeding and sleeping patterns etc?

Am having my 3rd in a few weeks, but first baby since iPhones! There are SO many babycare apps around, so any recommendations would be great. Something simple with not too many features that comp...

Thursday 10 January 08:20pm
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic If you've had an ECV - what is it like and what was your outcome?

Thanks very much, i get the impression they are pretty common but my mother gave me a bit of a hard time - she seems to think its risky and even suggested it could wrap the cord around the baby's n...

Wednesday 09 January 12:30pm
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Newcastle Mum started new topic If you've had an ECV - what is it like and what was your outcome?

I am 36 weeks with a still-breech baby and my obstetrician is trying an ECV next week, when i'm 37 weeks. He says thats the best time to do it, in case it brings labour on, and also to reduce the ...

Wednesday 09 January 11:31am
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Newcastle Mum replied to topic 35wks, breech, and worried!

Yep, i'm in private care so get a quick ultrasound and see the obstetrician every 2-3 weeks now. i've been able to tell in between visits that she's still down that way (all the kicks are down nea...

Tuesday 01 January 03:48pm
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Newcastle Mum started new topic 35wks, breech, and worried!

I am seeing my obs tomorrow at 35wks, and baby is still breech (has been for over a month now). Midwife told me at my last check that the obs might consider trying to turn her (ECV). Have read he...

Tuesday 01 January 03:37pm
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