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hamishamelia replied to topic am i over reacting?

A high temp with toncilitis is very common. Hope it is a once off for you though. My little boy had toncilitis for the first time at one. it got to the point where he would get it on a monthly basi...

Saturday 12 January 08:44am
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hamishamelia replied to topic 7 week old breastfeeding 2hourly. Help!

At seven weeks I put my little boy on a 4 hour feed routine and 2 hour sleep routine. If the sleep routine isn't in place they find it hard to last 4hours and cry because they are tired not hungry....

Monday 17 December 02:56pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic before or after EDD?

I went 11 days over with my 1st With my second I was 8 days over based on my period EDD but had an early scan that changed my EDD by 6 days so based on that was only 2 days over with my 2nd.

Monday 17 December 02:46pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic sticky eye (blocked tear duct)

My little boy had a blocked tear duct from a few days old. I tried the breast milk and used to wipe it with saline on a cotton bud if he had a sticky eye. We went to a specialist when he was 6mths...

Monday 17 December 02:39pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic Braxton Hicks

It does sound like things are starting to happen... I had the same thing with the braxton hicks and back pain leading up to the birth of my little girl last month. She was born 2 hrs after my cont...

Monday 17 December 02:34pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic Tearing with bubs number 2

with my 1st baby 8pds 12 I had a 2nd degree tear and stiches. With my second baby 7pds 14 I only had a tiny tear that required no stiches. The first time I used a birthing stool and the midwife sa...

Tuesday 04 December 05:20pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic How different was your 2nd Labour compared to your 1st?

Hi Amber Good luck with the birth. My first labour I had contractions at home for awhile they built up from not too bad to painful and got closer together. My baby boy 3.9 kg was born 11 days ove...

Tuesday 04 December 05:10pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic had bloody show!!

Good luck with every thing. Sometimes things do happen quickly though so take it easy. I had a show Friday morning contractions started at 12 noon and to my suprise my baby came out as we pulled ...

Tuesday 04 December 05:01pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic WHAT POSITION???

I stood up in the shower while in labour and sat on a fit ball for a rest if needed. I used the birthing stool to deliver though (still in the shower) I found the warm water worked wonders and ther...

Tuesday 20 November 02:38pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic Pregnancy weight

With my 1st a boy who was born at 3.9kg I put on 9kg, This time I started 10kg heavier and it's a girl and have put on 0kg (I'm due in15 days). For some reason I end up alot thinner after I have my...

Wednesday 14 November 02:58pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic What did you do just before you went into labour

I went over due by 11 days with my 1st. I tried everything from rasberry leaf tablets, sex, hot curries and lots of walking and still went over. I did have the baby four hours after arriving at the...

Wednesday 14 November 02:52pm
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hamishamelia started new topic KEMH Family Birth Centre WA

Hi Ladies, I just wanted to know if anyone had or is having their baby at Family birth Centre KEMH Subiaco? I had my 1st baby there in Sept 2004 and due to have my second there at the end of this ...

Wednesday 14 November 02:47pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic Strep B test

I have had this test with both my pregnancies at 37 weeks. The birth centre I attend gives you the option of them proforming the test or you can do it yourself. Either way swabs are sent to the sam...

Sunday 11 November 03:27pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic Raspberry Leaf Tea

I would have one or the other. It does seem alot of tablets to take I agree. I'm taking three a day one at each meal. I took these with my first child from 37 weeks also and had a drug free 4 hour ...

Sunday 11 November 03:15pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic weight gain at 25 weeks

I have put on no weight so far and I'm 30 weeks. I had put on a fair bit of weight before I fell pregnant though and was 80kg when I fell pregnant. With my first pregnancy I started at 70kg and en...

Friday 14 September 12:15pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic King Edward Womens Hospital - Perth

I had my first baby at the Family Birth Centre at KEMH. I loved it there so much I'm going back there to have my second in November. The staff are lovely there. You do get a private room with a dou...

Sunday 26 August 01:18pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic Has anyone been overdue? Any stories?

I went 11 days over with my 1st baby. I was booked to be induced the next day. I had a scan at 41 weeks to check on the waters, placenta and babies size. Decided that since all was well I would jus...

Sunday 26 August 01:13pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic Glucose Screening & EDD

When I saw the doctor at 25 weeks they gave me a referral to have my glucose test at 28 weeks. My LMP and ultra sound dates also differ. I had a scan at 7 weeks that told me I was only 6 weeks. My ...

Sunday 26 August 01:05pm
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hamishamelia replied to topic water birth

I had my baby in the Birth Centre WA. The midwives are fantastic at these centres and give you alot of choices such as the birthing bath. I didn't end up having my baby in the bath as I got into th...

Thursday 23 August 11:18am
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hamishamelia replied to topic 2nd Pregnancy

Just enjoy being pregnant and don't worry about having a big belly. I think everyone carries differently. I took a long time to show with both pregnancies and don't get that big by full term. I'm ...

Thursday 23 August 11:04am
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