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blueginger started new topic How can I get plaster off without hurting baby's skin and hair?

My poor 15mth old son had a bad fall on his forehead that needed a single stitch and I'm to change the plaster. I'm finding it hard to do it as he feels the pain when I peel it off. Any idea how to...

Wednesday 05 November 11:07am
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blueginger started new topic What interesting books to get for 1 yr old boy?

He likes those that are interactive, with sounds, touch and scratch, or pop-ups. Any suggestions?

Friday 05 September 11:07am
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blueginger replied to topic 12 m/old gagging on lumpy foods

Sounds like my DD. She 4 yr old already but she's been that way for a long time. Even sometimes now when she has too big a mouth full she gags and vomits. Or when meat are too tough she takes a lon...

Thursday 31 July 09:03am
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blueginger replied to topic When can I start giving eggs to baby?

Thanks, I might do the same. Start slow.

Thursday 31 July 08:38am
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blueginger started new topic When can I start giving eggs to baby?

DS is nearly 1 yr old. Is that the time to give him whole egg? Can he have soft boiled egg after 1 yr old or fully cooked is still safer?

Sunday 27 July 01:56pm
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blueginger replied to topic dropping night feed

Thanks for the tip. I might just try that. My son is nearly 12mth old. He wakes at 5.30am for a feed and goes back to sleep. I'd rather him sleep till pass 7am.

Thursday 24 July 07:27am
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blueginger replied to topic breast to bottle

Hi, Here's what I did. I would breastfeed first for 5mins then gently slide the bottle into her mouth from the side and slide out my breast. I started with on afternoon feed until she could master...

Thursday 24 July 06:36am
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blueginger started new topic Not a toddler but age 4 and wakes up at night.

My 4 yr old goes to bed with no problem at 8pm. At 7pm or so we start her sleep routine. She goes to the toilet, brushes her teeth, 7.30pm DH takes her to her room and plays a quite game, then read...

Wednesday 16 July 02:34pm
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blueginger started new topic What methods do you use when not using controlled crying?

Bare with me. Its going to be long. My 11 month and 3 weeks old son has been waking up 2-3 times a night. When he was 6mth old, used the sleep settling technique suggested on this website and it w...

Wednesday 16 July 01:48pm
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blueginger replied to topic i cant take it nemore!

Hi, how are you going? My daughter was also 4 weeks prem. She was crying most times and we get average 2 hr sleep every night for the first 8.5 mths for her life. We had problem with breastfeeding...

Wednesday 16 July 11:53am
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blueginger replied to topic How to encourage chewing?

My daughter was not a chewer. She's 4 yrs old now and she eats really slow and still gags! She's been a non-chewer since she was born. On the other side of the spectrum my son who is 10mth 4 weeks ...

Tuesday 24 June 08:47am
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blueginger replied to topic leaving bubs with in-laws

My problem with the in-laws is completely opposite. My father-in-law remarried after his wife passed away. That was like about 9 yrs ago. She turned out to be much younger person and not interested...

Wednesday 04 June 01:02pm
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blueginger replied to topic 4 month old grunting???

Mine doesn't grunts he growls. When my son has been growling since he was 3 mths old. He is 10 mths now and still growls when he is not happy. When he is happy he purrs. I joke that we have a pet k...

Wednesday 04 June 12:34pm
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blueginger replied to topic 3 month old with chesty cough any remedies??

Just keep feeding her. Breastmilk is best. What I did with mine was to put him over my lap tummy side down, with his head slightly down and with cup hands pat him on his upper back where his lungs ...

Wednesday 04 June 12:29pm
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blueginger replied to topic No poos after solids?

You might want to give her banana instead of veg for the next solid. The banana will get her to poo better. Its a good idea to slow down the solid. Her is still getting use to the digestion. Mine w...

Wednesday 04 June 12:17pm
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blueginger replied to topic OMG males!!

I can't help but chuckle at the whole thing. Although I'm pretty impress that your 6 mths old didn't have problem swallowing the dry donut. Mine would have gag and choked. I'm sure Daddy has lear...

Wednesday 04 June 12:01pm
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blueginger replied to topic When to give a pillow?

I use three little baby 'bolsters'. They look like sausages. It's about 7cm in diameter and about 39cm long. They are light weight. When he was 7mth old my son can easily pick it up and throw it he...

Wednesday 04 June 11:13am
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blueginger replied to topic Sleep & Settling

Yes I do agree that baby's cries should be tended to and checked. AND don't all the sleep 'cry it out' technique practice just that? You do go in and check the baby but for a set time. And keep goi...

Wednesday 04 June 11:04am
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blueginger replied to topic Anybody know why???

Mine did the same thing. By 5.5mths I started solids. I read that when baby's tummy starts to grow bigger they are able to store more food and therefore can stay full longer. I wouldn't worry about...

Wednesday 04 June 10:46am
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blueginger replied to topic Baby Standing @ 7 months

My little girl pulled herself up at 6 mths 4 weeks. Walked at 9mths 4 weeks. Running fast at 12 mths. She was born 36 weeks. My son is now 10mths and stands without holding onto anything. Stays in...

Wednesday 04 June 10:39am
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