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Emmys_Mum started new topic Getting depressing... nothing is working

I am now 3 weeks from my due date and we STILL haven't decided on a name for our DD. It is starting to worry me that this baby will be born and we won't be able to tell people the name! We both d...

Friday 17 April 06:46am
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic nappy rash prevetion and treatment on newborns

I sware by Covitol cream - has zinc and fish oil in it and it works wonders in no time flat. Can only get it from chemists though, at about $8 for a tube. I'd tried Pawpaw ointment and found it as...

Friday 20 March 12:04pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic Vinegar Poo!

Oh, I remember those poo's! DD used to do some beauty ones that would end up up her back, out the legs, everywhere!!! Yes, they were runny and smelled quite acidic. Possibly an upset tummy, but I ...

Friday 20 March 11:58am
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic Immunisation 8 weeks

For Emily (who is almost 4) we chose to have the Infanrix Hexa injection (which is 6 in 1) because at the time my grandmother was very frail and we didn't want the polio to be given orally as it ca...

Friday 20 March 11:01am
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Emmys_Mum started new topic Recurring rash driving us nuts - help!!!

DD first came out with this rash early this year (she will be 4 in May). It was a scattering of small raised bumps like pin pricks in various locations on her body - scattered over the top of her ...

Tuesday 17 March 03:01pm
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Emmys_Mum started new topic Do you have an emergency/disaster kit?

This has probably been asked before on here but couldn't find anything with the search. With all the recent fires/floods etc, has anyone decided to make up an emergency kit in case they need to fl...

Wednesday 04 March 02:53pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic To those who have their....

Fully licenced for 8 years and never been "pulled over". I've been breathalised maybe 5-6 times. Never been drug tested. It's funny, despite knowing I had not been drinking, every time I have to ...

Wednesday 04 March 02:41pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic implanon

Wow - that is awesome! I was just going by what the full price on the box was. $32 for 3 years!!!

Wednesday 04 March 02:36pm
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Emmys_Mum started new topic What is with my user name???

I have tried the "contact a moderator" function, but no contact has been made and it's driving me nuts! I registered under the name Emmy'sMum right from the start (or so I think...) and since comin...

Wednesday 04 March 02:29pm
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Wednesday 04 March 02:27pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic implanon

At the time we were still on a LI HCC so we got it at the concession rate ($4.80 from memory) but I think full cost was something like $200+ I got it put in 6 weeks after I gave birth, while breast...

Wednesday 04 March 02:14pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic Bathing

Answer: when you think they need it. DD was bathed on her second day at the hospital - only because it was just before we were going home and we wanted to be shown what to do! After that she was b...

Tuesday 03 March 03:40pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic Breast Pad HELP....../Advice

I had some reusable ones for DD (can't remember where I bought them... but they were like padding out of a bra and had a pretty lacy backing on them) but I didn't like them much. They were good in...

Tuesday 03 March 12:47pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic Breastfeeding and chocolate

OMG I lived on chocolate when I was breastfeeding Emily. I would literally eat 1/2 a family block a day (=125g). Funny thing was I had absolutely no cravings while I was pregnant, but BF - Cadbury...

Tuesday 03 March 12:40pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic Bringing Up Baby Part 2

I didn't see part 1 and I missed the first 20 mins tonight, but what I did see made me so sad. I wanted to reach into the TV and pick up those poor little babies that were crying because they were ...

Friday 27 February 09:13pm
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic do you have a 'good room'?

Yep, our front lounge ("sitting room") is our good room. It has 2 sofas and a huge ottoman that folds out into a sofabed so I guess you could call it a "guest room". It is also toy and child free -...

Friday 27 February 11:02am
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Emmys_Mum replied to topic boob question !! am i crazy

Definitely could be colostrum. With DD1 I started leaking from about 17weeks. Mostly at night or when I wasn't wearing a bra (like if I had a PJ day). You could try squeezing to see if anything ...

Friday 27 February 08:46am
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