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nilmerg19 replied to topic Opinions on brand of formula for a newborn pls

Every baby is different and you may find that you don't suffer the same issues breastfeeding this time. I'm really glad that you realise the importance of at least feeding your LO for a few weeks s...

Wednesday 09 December 08:25am
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nilmerg19 replied to topic What are your thoughts on nipple shields?

Congratulations on your breastfeeding journey so far. You are doing great. I think that nipple shields are very good when used appropriately. I think that they are frowned upon because they can re...

Wednesday 09 December 08:15am
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nilmerg19 replied to topic extremely disappointed

The normal gestation for humans is actually anywhere between 38 and 42 weeks. Because a baby is considered full term at 38 weeks, if we get to 40 weeks we already feel 'overdue' when infact it is c...

Wednesday 22 July 01:42pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic Very fussy eater ! HELP !!!!

I think with children is that you have to remember that they won't starve themselves. If you provide a wide selection of healthy foods for them and don't fuss over how much or little of it they eat...

Saturday 10 January 11:10am
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nilmerg19 replied to topic 2nd time round.....

A midwife friend of mine told me that if your new baby has similar DNA to first baby (ie same mum and dad) then your body will remember what it did last time which can make things easier / quicker....

Friday 31 October 08:25pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic 7 1/2 mo - breakfast or milk first, dropping milk feeds?

I wouldn't cut back what he is eating, just don't stress if he doesn't eat much - some days he will be hungrier than others. From 6 months you should offer a wide range of foods for him to 'play'...

Friday 31 October 08:15pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic VERY confused re feeding solids etc!! please help!

You know what, all babies are different, some are not even ready for solid food until 8-9 months, it sounds like maybe your baby is one of these. And you don't need teeth to eat most things - gums ...

Thursday 30 October 11:54am
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nilmerg19 replied to topic How to wean onto milk?

From 6 months you should introduce water in a cup with meals. And from 12 months you should offer all liquids in cups, not bottles. Bottles and increase the chances of tooth decay. As to how quickl...

Thursday 30 October 11:43am
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nilmerg19 replied to topic What do other 10 month olds eat?

I'm completely with zachary25, by 10months old your baby should definately be eating or at least starting to eat family foods but with the obvious modifications that zachary 25 mentioned ie alligen...

Wednesday 29 October 06:55pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic 3 months to early?fresh or caned ?

The world health organisation recomend that 6 months is the MINIMUM age that you should start introducing solids. Before 6 months the gut is not mature enough to cope with them. you can even do you...

Wednesday 29 October 06:39pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic What's after Rice Cereal Intro

I really recomend Baby lead solids / weaning (doo a G00gle search for a great blog from the uk). It is a really healthy and thoroughly enjoyable approach to feeding your little one. We did a slight...

Wednesday 29 October 06:30pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic 7 1/2 mo - breakfast or milk first, dropping milk feeds?

I think you need to take a more relaxed approach. Milk (be it BM or ABM) is the most important think for a baby under 12 months. Real food is very much take it or leave it, but milk is still vitall...

Wednesday 29 October 06:17pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic Cars that fit 3 child restraints?

We have a new holden Epica - 3 child restraints in that as standard. Not too expensive as new cars go - although I would advise you may have to go for a wagon since you will also have double strol...

Friday 08 February 08:34pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic buying in bulk

Yup, buying in bulk and when on special is definately the way to go. I recently got 3 boxes of huggies for my LO while they were on special in Woolies. I usually buy wipes in bulk too (Woolies ha...

Friday 08 February 08:26pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic only feeding from one side each feed

Your breasts are fantastic and will automatically respond to your babies demands. One side only is perfectly normal. After 3 months of a variation, my LO now feeds one side only during the day and...

Friday 08 February 04:26pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic Now he refuses to take the bottle

My LO refused the bottle for the first time last week, she's 3 months old. I think thats just the way things are sometimes. I would also recomend using EBM since any formula that you give reduces ...

Friday 08 February 04:16pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic feed,play,sleep WHAT!!!!

Feeding a 3 month old every 2-2.5 hours is prefectly normal. Breast milk is designed so it contains exactly what bubs needs and is easily digested. I'm sure like me, you find that your LO now feed...

Friday 08 February 04:12pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic 7 week old breastfeeding 2hourly. Help!

I'm having the same trouble with my 6 week old. she was feeding every 3 hours which suited me, but then suddenly she wanted feeds every 2hours. It might not sound a lot different, but believe me i...

Monday 17 December 01:34pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic yay for breast pumps!!!!

I managed to had express about 70 mls a week or so ago to see if bubs would take a bottle - she did so I want to do this more regularly so that her Dad can look after her. Hand expressing was a bi...

Sunday 16 December 07:24pm
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nilmerg19 replied to topic ewwww blood

I think it is normal to bleed for up to 12 weeks. I always thought that it was less for ceasar, but apparently not. I think I got lucky though - I've only been using liners for the last 3 weeks, ...

Saturday 15 December 08:31pm
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