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mum0113 replied to topic Hereditary Spherocytosis

Question for you all... Has anyone had another child AFTER the one you have with HS? I know there will always be a 50/50 chance, just wondering how you felt or if you were anxious to find out if an...

Wednesday 25 May 11:01pm
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mum0113 replied to topic Hereditary Spherocytosis

Hi, I have HS and so does my eldest son. He had severs jaundice at birth and was under lights for 11 days. At 5 weeks he had to have a blood transfusion as his blood count was low. But ever since t...

Thursday 19 May 07:24pm
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mum0113 replied to topic Hereditary Spherocytosis

Hi there, Was wondering if there was anyone out there that has the condition Hereditary Spherocytosis or has a child that may have it? It is a Blood condition in which the spleen detroys Red Blo...

Thursday 19 May 07:20pm
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mum0113 replied to topic High glucose challenge test results

Yes I got a 8.9 on the GCT a couple of weeks ago and had the 2 hour GTT last week and it came back normal! Good luck...

Tuesday 24 August 11:54pm
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mum0113 replied to topic glucose challenge test(high result)

Thanks all for your responses. I feel a bit better now and will wait to have the next test before getting worried about it. Thanks again...

Friday 06 August 08:03pm
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mum0113 started new topic glucose challenge test(high result)

I'm 27 weeks preg and had my Glucose challenge test yesterday and the result came back as high being 8.9 I now have to have the glucose tolerance test. Has anyone had a high result for the challang...

Friday 06 August 12:05am
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mum0113 replied to topic Caesar for 1st have to have it for the next

My doctor books you in for a c-section when you are 30 weeks to be done from 38 weeks. My 1st was an emergency c-section and was the worst experience with pain and a bad recovery. My 2nd was an ele...

Wednesday 28 July 09:33pm
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mum0113 replied to topic mum0113 - New Car (3 across)

Thanks for that info! I have 2 maxi riders at the moment so will look into it. The back seat just seems so small though! Thanks again...

Wednesday 14 July 09:40pm
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mum0113 replied to topic Another Car Thread : )

I have a 2005 Outlander and I love it! Had it from brand new and never had any problems. But unfortunatly am about to put it for sale as we're expecting baby #3 and it doesn't fit 3 carseats across...

Wednesday 14 July 02:09am
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mum0113 replied to topic Did your babies get bigger in size at birth each pregnancy

Mine did: DS 1- 6lb 7oz (2920g)38 weeks DS 2- 7lb 1oz (3220) 38.5 weeks

Monday 28 June 11:21pm
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mum0113 replied to topic Can someone please clear the "engaged" rule up for me

From a midwives point of view, 1/5 is almost fully engaged as it means how much of the head they can feel. So if you're 1/5 they can only feel 1 fifth of the head so the rest is engaged. Therefore ...

Tuesday 22 June 06:17am
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mum0113 replied to topic First words

I'm pretty sure the average age for real 1st words are between 8 and 15 months. Before 8 months the really only make sounds. As long as they are making some sort of sounds at 8 months then all is o...

Monday 31 August 11:08am
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mum0113 replied to topic weaning question

thanks for your reply. it has settled down a little now so hopefully all will be ok!

Tuesday 28 July 12:35pm
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mum0113 started new topic weaning question

Just a question for those who have weaned their babies. My DS is 8 monhs and I want to slowly wean him by 12 months. He was having 3 breastfeeds a day and a few days ago I cut out the day feed but ...

Saturday 25 July 04:19pm
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mum0113 replied to topic How old was your DD/DS when they moved out of a cot ?

In my opinion leave them in the cot as long as possible! We moved DS into a bed at 18 months as we were having another baby abd needed the cot and he went from being the best sleeper in his cot to ...

Friday 24 July 10:45am
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mum0113 replied to topic 2/5 engaged what does it mean?

2/5 engaged means that 3/5 of the baby is engaged in the pelvis as the doctor can still feel 2/5 of the head. It's a bit confusing but 0/5 is fully engaged!

Tuesday 30 June 04:12pm
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mum0113 started new topic how many breastfeeds for 7 mth old

Just wondering how many breastfeeds your 7 month olds are having. My DS is having 3 solid meals a day and 4 breastfeeds a day but was wondering if that is too much milk and whether I should cut dow...

Tuesday 09 June 11:13am
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mum0113 replied to topic Smiling - what age

My DS started smiling at about 5 or 6 weeks but I remember asking the health nurse when he hadn't smiled yet and she said anywhere up to 10 weeks is in the normal range. So you have no need to worr...

Thursday 28 May 10:52am
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mum0113 replied to topic 6 month old feeding and sleeping routine

My 6 month olds routine is something like this: 8am wakes: breastfeed 9.30am: breakfast (weetbix, bit of pureed fruit) 10am: sleep for 50 mins 12pm: breastfeed 1pm: lunch (normally banana and avac...

Saturday 23 May 07:01am
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mum0113 started new topic Not "babbling" at 6 months - please help!

Please don't be worried. My son didn't start babbling til just after he turned 8 months and I was getting worried too. But I later found out that as long as they're babbling by 12 months then it's ...

Sunday 19 April 05:55am
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