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Weemanmum replied to topic Ingrown toenails

As a Podiatrist I LOVE hearing all the ideas that are out there... DH probably not too much of a wuss as feet are highly sensitive. Things he may wish to consider are: - always cut nail straight ...

Wednesday 07 December 08:13am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Running whilst pregnant

Can add my experience if it helps With DS1 kept running until about 28 weeks and then power walked, as well as personal trainer until birth (modified program as I got larger). Post DS1 I joined ...

Wednesday 07 December 08:04am
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Weemanmum replied to topic vacumn cleaners

Wertheim. Loud but excellent (we need it on floorboards). Had bagless, expert advice is don't buy unless a dyson as the no bag aspect adds drag on motor.

Sunday 19 June 07:27am
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Weemanmum replied to topic ttc and fed up

Hi there, hope this is helpful as all I can say is I really feel for you, as been there, done that and it is NOT any fun. DS1 conceived quickly, no issues. Took me a while to contemplate #2 (work...

Monday 13 June 06:59am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Sleep "training"

Hello there. In answer to your first question, when you are ready! I did from week 8 with DS1 and from day 1 at home with DS2. There are loads of routines out there. A very popular one is Save ...

Wednesday 18 May 05:04am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Do you sell/have you sold on ebay?

Yars, big time buyer and seller At the moment, they have free 99c listings with free gallery (worth 59c). This means for nada you can list items that you would not mind selling for this price an...

Wednesday 27 April 08:23am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Gina Ford experts - lunch time nap help

As previously stated, each to what works for them and their baby. With due respect, I do not believe half an hour of reading online gives you anywhere near the full picture on these routines, I ...

Tuesday 26 April 06:57am
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Weemanmum replied to topic midwives/nurses, are they too opinionated?

I really feel for you, that is not fun at what should be a joyous time. I am a health professional, and ANY opinion I offer to a patient is based on evidence, the patients needs the reality of wha...

Tuesday 26 April 06:36am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Gina Ford experts - lunch time nap help

Was glad to finally get some replies... Tizzie Hall is very like GF, just the Aussie version, my SIL used her book with great success. J-Starky, DS2 is not a fan of been locked in with the sheet,...

Monday 18 April 07:41am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Help or hinderance - Dummies and wind?

My vote is for reduces it - DS2 would scream during witching hour and then be so unsettled with loads of wind. Dummy, less sucking in air when crying = less wind. Mind you, in trying to convince ...

Monday 11 April 07:42am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Teaching self-settling

Happy to offer my experiences BUT I started day one with DS2, after only working it out at about 7 weeks with DS! :S I always: - make sure we have quieter time pre bed - dancing to music while cud...

Monday 11 April 07:35am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Gina Ford experts - lunch time nap help

Hi there, glad to find a fellow GF fan I did go back and re-read for about the millionth time the book and she concedes that the lunch time nap can be the most difficult to establish but you need...

Monday 11 April 07:25am
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Weemanmum replied to topic exercise when pregnant

Will preface this by saying I was fit before hand.... I did body attack until 33 weeks, ran until about 6 months (then changed to power walking or bike) and body pump until 36 weeks. Just switche...

Wednesday 06 April 07:09am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Tongue Tie

Hi there, have not read all the replies but my DS2 had a TT. I had it snipped (no blood, no screams, does not hurt according to dr!). He did feed better post BUT my breasts were wrecked from over...

Wednesday 06 April 07:04am
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Weemanmum replied to topic please help me

Goodness, you poor thing, I go mental on less than 6 hours sleep so would be beside myself. In my humble (take it or leave it!) opinion, she is probably hungry and not getting enough. By 10 month...

Wednesday 06 April 06:57am
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Weemanmum replied to topic in need of support

Hello and welcome, As a starter, I will share my story, as one says, and hope it helps. I am fortunate to have not had to do IVF but have many friends who have or are and my heart goes out to you...

Monday 04 April 08:23am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Going back to work

Hello, I am one of the 'weird' ones that loves to work LOL, so my opinion is going to be different to others BUT as I say to everyone, you just have to do what works for you, your baby and your fa...

Monday 04 April 08:02am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Gina Ford experts - lunch time nap help

Hello again, No, not 'bumping' my original post but even though I had no replies I noticed a lot of people looked so thought I would update in case you are interested... I have persisted and DS2...

Monday 04 April 07:46am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Choosing the right pram!!!

Hello, my name is weemanmum and I am a pram addict LOL... With DS1 I had a mountain buggy. Fabu pram apart from the fact they cannot face you. We had one car back then so I walked and PT'd every...

Saturday 02 April 09:26am
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Weemanmum replied to topic Wet pjs

Agree with other posters. What worked with DS1 was a nappy (alas, has to be huggies at night, no compromise possible) a size bigger than he was plus a flannelette pilcher - they make them huge (ki...

Saturday 02 April 08:43am
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