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Mel

Mel replied to topic Getting back in shape with baby.

Hi, I'm not sure what they have in NZ. There are videos for pilates, but they recommend that you do a course of introduction classes 1st, as it is a little more complex than an aerobics class or s...

Tuesday 24 June 07:21am
Mel

Mel replied to topic Quick and easy dinners

Hi, I throw some type of meat (chicken or lamb or whatever you fancy) in with the pasta and sauce mixes. Some other great quick meals are to use the jars of pasta or risotto sauces and just throw ...

Saturday 14 June 05:26am
Mel

Mel replied to topic Getting back in shape with baby.

I'm still trying after no. 1, and that was 9 years ago. Hopefully i'll get there. I've started doing pilates, which i believe is great for re-toning and strengthening. I'm mixing this with a bit of...

Saturday 14 June 05:16am
Mel

Mel replied to topic Juggling full time work, domestic stuff and family.

Hi, I have actually just started preparing some meals on the weekend, and cooking up the babies food all on the weekend for the week as well. I've also started paying my mother in law to do some ho...

Saturday 14 June 05:12am
Mel

Mel replied to topic Periods

Hi Lee, sorry i haven't written anything sooner, i've been really busy (8 y.o.just diagnosed with add and dyslexia, and my 5 y.o. already has adhd). It's amazing how much i find ihave in common w...

Sunday 11 May 07:25pm
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Mel replied to topic Unsettled Feeding

Hi guys, just thought i'd update on the latest with the bottle refusal. It turns out Hailey is suffering with reflux. The vomiting part has only started to become very noticeable in the past 3 we...

Sunday 11 May 07:07pm
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Mel replied to topic Juggling full time work, domestic stuff and family.

Finally, a few other mums like me, exhaused, run down, and no time for us. Our lives do sound alike. Reading about your evening ritual of cooking, cleaning etc is exactly like mine, only that my h...

Sunday 11 May 06:57pm
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Mel replied to topic Periods

Hi Lee, I got my 1st period 28 days after the usual 4-6 week bleed after birth with all 3 of my children (so when my babies were about 8-10 weeks old). With my 1st i was quite shocked (and felt v...

Wednesday 02 April 10:03am
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Mel replied to topic Feeling Fat!

Hi Grace, Please don't believe the story you can eat for 2. That may work for some, but for others loosing the weight is extremely difficult afterwards. I gained 23 kg with my 1st (88kgs at birth...

Wednesday 02 April 09:54am
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Mel replied to topic How do you fall pregnant with a number two

Hi Valuable, Proof that it can happen!! I have a friend who fell pregnant (by mistake unfortunately - she believed the 'can't fall pregnant while breastfeeding' story) when her baby was just 10 we...

Wednesday 02 April 09:13am
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Mel replied to topic Juggling full time work, domestic stuff and family.

This would have to be the subject nobody wants to comment on. Come on everyone, you can't all be perfect (or are you????). Maybe its just Valuable and myself who can't get a decent routine together...

Wednesday 02 April 08:38am
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Mel replied to topic Starting Solids

Hi ks, you said your little girl is 4 mths, how many weeks is she, like is she at the start or end of 4mths? My little girl is now 22 weeks (she'll be 5mths on Sunday), I started her on rice cerea...

Saturday 22 March 08:27am
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Mel started new topic Juggling full time work, domestic stuff and family.

Does anyone else have trouble juggling work and home life. I am exhausted. I have 3 children (Josh 8 , Maddi 5, and Hailey 21 weeks). My husband is a shift worker, so is only home on occasions. By...

Wednesday 19 March 10:27am
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Mel started new topic Juggling full time work, domestic stuff and family.

I have 3 children (4 if you include my husband), Josh 8, Maddi 5, and Hailey 21 weeks. I also work full time (8.30 - 5). I have a lot of trouble juggling the 2. By the time i get home and cook din...

Wednesday 19 March 10:20am
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Mel replied to topic Getting back in shape with baby.

Some states offer mother / baby excercise classes where you can take baby with you. You would need to check with your local gym's. Also a lot of hospitals have classes for their new mums where babi...

Wednesday 19 March 10:02am
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Mel replied to topic complaints in pregnancy

Hi ausmum, you're probably to close to the end of your pregnancy to worry about relief methods now, but here are a few things that helped me. for leg cramps i found magnesium phosphate to be of so...

Wednesday 19 March 09:57am
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Mel replied to topic Unsettled Feeding

Thankyou for your suggestions. I think i may have found the problem. Since introducing Hailey to the bottle we have been using a newborn teat, a friend suggested last friday night (7/3) to try a d...

Wednesday 12 March 02:30pm
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Mel replied to topic Nappy Rash

My daughter also has a rash under her neck (from dribble and milk running under there). I'm not sure of any natural remedies. I just try to keep under her neck as dry as possible. When i bath her i...

Saturday 08 March 10:22am
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Mel replied to topic Breastfeeding

I have 3 children, I tried breast feeding my 1st and due to him having quite sever reflux, was unable to feed him more than about 4 weeks. I was more determined with my 2nd, we went through hell, b...

Friday 07 March 02:40pm
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Mel replied to topic thinks that made u laugh

Pregnancy and and the Pregnancy brain to go with it! I had a bag of baby clothes in the boot of my car a friend had given me to go through, the bag had broken, and i grabbed a garbage bag to pack t...

Friday 07 March 02:26pm
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