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ErinB2011 started new topic Loss of a dream

Hi there, This seems like a pretty supportive and informative place to share, so here it goes...sorry if it's TMI, but I just need to get these thoughts out. My husband and I decided to try ...

Monday 19 May 06:31pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic C section or VBAC

Your birth experience sounds similar to mine. If I have another, I'll go for an elective c-section. Best of luck in your pregnancy!

Monday 19 May 06:00pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Who do I have in the room for the big moment? :/

I only wanted my husband, my midwife, and any necessary medical staff to be there. I wrote that in my birth preferences (not a plan!) and joked ahead of time that of all of my preferences, this wa...

Monday 19 May 05:44pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Help - am I keeping my baby warm enough at night

Cold hands used to freak me out a little bit, but if baby's chest feels warm, then baby is warm enough. Babies sleep best when the room is cool and they're dressed warmly. I put my baby...

Monday 19 May 05:30pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Having problems getting little one to stay asleep...looking for advice

I found that up to three months of age, my daughter had a hard time sleeping in her bed during the day, and it would take ages for her to fall asleep again at night after a feed. At the time, I wa...

Sunday 11 May 05:46pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Starting routine...

~Ruby~Gloom~ wrote: I don't think it's reasonable to expect a 3 mth old to self settle personally. That's not to say they can't at that age, and a routine will help but if he wa...

Saturday 10 May 06:10pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic How old were you when you had your kids?

Hubby and I met when I was 26 and got married at 30. We decided to enjoy married life for a few years before having kids, and I was 33 when our daughter was born. We always planned to have two ki...

Saturday 10 May 05:25pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic May Baby - Feeling lots of mixed feelings.

What a lovely post! No, you're not alone. I talked to my bump all the time and was so excited to meet him or her (her as it turned out!). After she was born, I was so happy to have my beaut...

Monday 05 May 07:10pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Need help from thrifty families?!

Does your grocery store have a shopping list app? Sometimes when I'm on a really tight budget, I use the app to make my list at home, and it tells me how much the total shop will cost. That ...

Saturday 03 May 07:26pm
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ErinB2011 started new topic Baby is not trying to put food in her mouth

Hey there. My daughter has been on solids for about 6 weeks now, and she's taking to it quite well. What I do is spoon feed her from a bowl, and I also scoop a bit onto her highchair tray fo...

Saturday 03 May 05:42pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic What's the best pram to buy?

I LOVE my Phil & Teds Navigator. Once you get the hang of it, it's pretty easy to fold and unfold. We only have one car which my hubby takes to work, so I walk everywhere with it and it ...

Saturday 03 May 05:27pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic flat head syndrome

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/01/helmet... This popped up on my Facebook today. Pretty interesting.

Saturday 03 May 04:52pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Boys name help!

Alan Anson Donovan Calvin Gavin Theodore Micah Jonathan Henry Mitchell Fletcher Jeremy Edgar I wanted the same kind of name for my baby, not too popular so that there wouldn't be several kids...

Thursday 01 May 06:16pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic flat head syndrome

My baby's head was a bit flat in the early months. She's 6 months old now and in the past month or so has started rolling and playing on her tummy a lot, and I'm already noticing tha...

Thursday 01 May 05:57pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic When to give up on breastfeeding?

Hi there, please don't be hard on yourself! The simple fact that you care so much about this is proof that you're an awesome mum who's doing her best and loves her little baby! I...

Thursday 01 May 05:34pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic clothe nappies

I bought the Real Nappies Birth to Potty Pack and we love it. I looked at all sorts of different systems and decided on these because they dry really fast in the sun, and the fact that the nappies...

Wednesday 30 April 07:20pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Middle name help

I think Hazel Elizabeth sounds really nice. The "Z" and "L" sounds and the different number of syllables seem to flow nicely together. Maybe stay away from middle names that s...

Wednesday 30 April 06:44pm
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ErinB2011 replied to topic 6 month old suddenly waking in the night

Thanks =) I forgot to mention that she recently cut her first two teeth. So much going on with this little baby at this age! It's exciting for sure. I think I'll increase the amount ...

Monday 28 April 10:05am
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ErinB2011 started new topic 6 month old suddenly waking in the night

Hi! Just wondering if any other mums are having issues with their babies suddenly starting to wake up in the middle of the night. My daughter has been sleeping really well for ages now, going to ...

Monday 28 April 06:40am
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ErinB2011 replied to topic Struggling with daytime sleeps

Shine*on wrote: I struggled with getting dd to have good daytime sleeps too. She would fight it so hard, her eyes were purple rimmed and she would then need to comfort feed, get a sore tummy and on...

Sunday 27 April 06:16pm
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