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desertgirl replied to topic money saving ideas!

Hi All, I also shop fortnightly. I write a fortnight menu so I know exactly what we're going to eat for the fortnight and only buy the ingredients for that. It saves alot of money because we only...

Sunday 08 February 12:43pm
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desertgirl replied to topic I am havig troubles finding a name.

Amy, I think Abbey is a great name. Don't listen to what everyone says. When we were thinking of a name we didn't tell anyone what we were thinking of so they couldn't comment. Perhaps if it doe...

Friday 06 February 12:05pm
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desertgirl replied to topic raspberry leaf

Hi All, I took Rasberry Leaf tablets and drank the tea from 30 weeks when I was pregnant with my daughter. I only heard good things about it from friends who had tried it too. I had a very easy ...

Friday 06 February 12:01pm
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desertgirl replied to topic Something silly!!!

Hey Twinkletoes - great news about the tooth! Ella still has none! Ella was born on 30 April. They are very close in age - too bad we live a long way from each other - it would be cute to see th...

Friday 06 February 08:14am
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desertgirl replied to topic Increasing milk supple - HOW?

Don't all mums get emotional! Breastfeeding is such a great way to relax. My 9 month old only feeds a fews times a day now but we both look forward to those times because it means be both get to ...

Friday 06 February 08:10am
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desertgirl replied to topic Increasing milk supple - HOW?

Hi again Leanne. I think it must be such a lovely feeling for bubs to fall asleep at the breast aswell as for mums. Its such a natural thing for them to do when the are so little. I noticed one ...

Thursday 05 February 09:27pm
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desertgirl replied to topic Increasing milk supple - HOW?

Leanne (and of course Talana) WELL DONE! It is very rewarding if you stick at it! Also it is great to comfort small bubs by the breast, as comfort-sucking also increases your supply. Sounds like...

Thursday 05 February 08:40am
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desertgirl replied to topic When do they get in2 a routine?

Hi there, at 3 weeks your little one will not be in any sort of routine yet. My daughter was in a routine by 5 weeks and sleeping through by 7 weeks but every bub is different and they do change t...

Wednesday 04 February 01:07pm
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desertgirl replied to topic Increasing milk supple - HOW?

Hi Leanne, well I've always had such a good milk supply (nice and big and full) that I just knew when they were empty - they were quite saggy after my daughter finished feeding and she always came ...

Wednesday 04 February 12:49pm
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desertgirl replied to topic Favourite things

That's such a lovely idea - what a good friend you are! I know that I can't get enough bibs! Also perhaps some wraps, a bath thermometer and a pram blanket. These are all things I have found ext...

Tuesday 03 February 12:12pm
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desertgirl replied to topic Increasing milk supple - HOW?

The best way I increased my supply was to allow my daughter to completely drain the breast. Comfort sucking also produces more milk as they are more likely to drain the breast. Milk is produced b...

Tuesday 03 February 12:06pm
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desertgirl replied to topic Controlled Crying - HELP

Hi Leanne, I was just curious as to why you wanted to start control crying?

Tuesday 03 February 12:00pm
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desertgirl replied to topic A long shot but anyone from Alice Springs?!

It must be hard for you at the moment with all that - makes it hard to enjoy being pregnant. It will all be worth it in about a month though! I was very lucky to have an easy pregnancy - although...

Saturday 31 January 07:03pm
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desertgirl replied to topic Scrambled eggs

Hi there, I was told that bubs were not supposed to have egg whites until after 9 months. Egg yolk from 6 months is fine. Also cows milk is fine for an 8 month old as a mix in or on cereal etc.

Saturday 31 January 07:58am
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desertgirl replied to topic moves around in cot

Hi Yonny, I have this problem with my 9 month old which started when she was about 6 months. She has since learned to get herself out of trouble now she is stronger. Although this morning I foun...

Saturday 31 January 07:56am
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desertgirl replied to topic 3 probs!

Hey Jo77, 1. What nappies are you using? I use disposable and have tried a few brands but always keep coming back to Huggies as they are the only brand I have found that do not cause my daughter ...

Saturday 31 January 07:49am
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desertgirl replied to topic Increasing meals

I started increasing my daughter's meals when she was still hungry after a breastfeed. We started on rice cereal at night and then progressed to rice cereal in the morning and pureed fruit at nigh...

Friday 30 January 07:58am
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desertgirl replied to topic Won't put himself to sleep

Hi All, I think it is a very natural process for bubs to fall asleep while feeding. My daughter is 9 months and still does this. I know everyone feels different about this but for me and my littl...

Friday 30 January 07:55am
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desertgirl replied to topic One sleep per day?

Gosh Kerryn that must be hard with her not sleeping. At 6 months she should definetely be sleeping during the day especially if she's not sleeping well at night. At 6 months my daughter was still...

Friday 30 January 07:42am
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desertgirl replied to topic Something silly!!!

Hey again Twinkletoes, my daughter's name is Ella. She is 9 months and absolutely gorgeous! She's motoring around the place now and getting into everything she's not supposed to. How about your ...

Friday 30 January 07:38am
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