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petaz replied to topic Why do some people feel the need to butt in??

I had someone tell me that I should feel ashamed of myself for bottle feeding my child. Being the person that I am, and not wanting to swear on here too, I said "excuse me, but who in the **** do ...

Friday 31 August 03:42pm
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petaz replied to topic Which book do you choose?

Sometimes I forget about this site and get swept up elsewhere... I get defensive about comments because I have been ridiculed for certain things I have done, from women who have no idea about my p...

Tuesday 28 August 01:16pm
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petaz started new topic Skin

Not sure if anyone can help me with this at all. A few weeks after I gave birth to my beautiful son, my skin started playing up. Not zits - very dry skin, particularly around my eyes and my lips....

Sunday 26 August 06:45pm
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petaz replied to topic AVENT BOTTLES

OMG I took my bottles back and got new ones at first - I thought I had faulty ones! I shake mine over the sink, very slowly at first as I can determine if they are going to leak. If some comes ou...

Sunday 26 August 03:27pm
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petaz replied to topic Which book do you choose?

I find your comment about using these training methods to create routines ending up in behavioural issues and mental issues in children, teens and adults rather odd. I will refrain from using any ...

Sunday 26 August 03:23pm
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petaz replied to topic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I developed it at about 32 weeks, firstly in my right hand, affecting my middle finger and it then 'spread' to my pointer finger and thumb. By the end of the pregnancy, I had it in both hands. Th...

Friday 17 August 05:05pm
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petaz replied to topic How do deal with babies first Christmas??

I am in a similar position. Out of the last 3 Christmas', two of them I have had to spend away from my family, interstate. This year happens to be the first for my DS and my in-laws want us at th...

Friday 17 August 04:58pm
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petaz replied to topic stitches

My son is 12 weeks today and I only just felt comfortable last week! I had 2nd degree tears, front and back and also a lateral tear (side to side). I had salt water baths and kept myself nice and...

Friday 17 August 03:31pm
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petaz replied to topic Haemorrhoids... Sorry if TMI

Can i just say that it might not hurt to go to the doctor, just in case. When I was in emergency recently, there was a guy next to me with haemorrhoids, and his responses to the doctors had me hop...

Friday 17 August 03:26pm
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petaz replied to topic did i hold my baby too much?

How old is your DS? And how long do you let him cry for? Babies can get used to being held all the time... it's something we all do! I was like that all the time with my DS, but there came a tim...

Friday 17 August 03:21pm
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petaz replied to topic Which book do you choose?

Yes, you are right, society puts far too much pressure on new parents these days that when in a frazzle, it is so easy to turn to a book and try and follow it to the letter. They are just ideas re...

Friday 17 August 02:54pm
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petaz replied to topic Which book do you choose?

The only reason La Leche and APP put out warnings about certain books is because it goes against what they recommend. Trouble is, what they recommend does not work for everyone, but warnings don't...

Friday 17 August 10:49am
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petaz replied to topic Tummy time??

I started at about 2 weeks and Elliot still cries after a little while. At 2 weeks I would put him on his tummy for about a minute... now we are up to about 5 minutes. You can try getting a rolle...

Thursday 16 August 07:57am
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petaz replied to topic Which book do you choose?

Instinct is the best thing as you are the one that knows your baby best. However, if you do want to read a book (like I did), I can recommend 'On Becoming Babywise'. It isn't too big and has some...

Thursday 16 August 07:52am
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petaz replied to topic what would you want to have known before you had bub?

What an excellent thing to do for your cousin! What can I offer? Labour - take it all in. Yes it hurts, but the pain is all worth it in the end. Don't be too proud to ask for pain relief - it...

Tuesday 14 August 07:10pm
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petaz replied to topic Belly Button Scab Any Ideas?

My sons paediatrician gave us some alcohol swabs which dried the scab out and it fell off never to return again. I think you can get alcohol swabs at the chemist? You just dab on the scab a coupl...

Sunday 12 August 08:37pm
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petaz replied to topic Playtime suggestions/ideas for 3 mth old

Hey there Sorry for the late reply - what books do I read? Well Spot books are great and I just bought the Dr Seuss series... I find though that he likes the inflections in my voice rather than t...

Sunday 12 August 08:34pm
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petaz replied to topic Leaving Baby in the Car

I wouldn't do it either, I would never forgive myself if something happened. Many years ago, a petrol station around my area blew up, and when I read your question, that is what I thought of - if ...

Thursday 09 August 03:59pm
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petaz replied to topic Breastfeeding mummies

I agree, a cot is the way to go. Firstly, you save money. Bassinettes can be pretty expensive and they outgrow them pretty quickly. Secondly, it will save those unsettled nights. I bought my so...

Thursday 09 August 01:35am
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petaz replied to topic Playtime suggestions/ideas for 3 mth old

I just thought I would mention how good singing is to your baby. My husband is currently changing my son's crappy nappy. All I can hear is my husband singing: "you stink like poo" "You've done a...

Wednesday 08 August 03:36pm
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