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1stTimeMamma replied to topic baby bonus?

Just as an aside - has anyone else filled in the online baby bonus form? OMG - (I have a programming background so I know something about form design) - it's the most badly organised online form I ...

Sunday 11 January 03:14pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic baby bonus?

Just a note about the means testing - I can understand why the govt is doing it and you can say that 75K for the first 6 months is very generous. However, in our case what it would have meant is th...

Monday 05 January 08:22am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic reading suggestions - I've finished what I have

I found "gentle birth method" and "well adjusted babies" both excellent books and very helpful.

Saturday 03 January 11:29am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic hypnobirthing

Hi I also tried the hypno birthing thing - though I did it with a doula and reading some books on the subject rather than going to a course. I must say it worked pretty well. I won't say I felt no ...

Saturday 03 January 11:25am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic Have you considered a doula?

Hi I just had my birth with another student doula and it was wonderful, so I would really encourage anybody reading this post to contact Claire. I had exactly the kind of labour I wanted - and whil...

Saturday 03 January 11:20am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic baby bonus?

I agree that we are very luck to get the baby bonus (though it's a very labour thing to do, to means test and then drip feed the bonus). We are the last in our family to have kids, so we didn't hav...

Saturday 03 January 11:08am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic sleeping in your bed

Hi Jazz Firstly, congrats on the safe arrival of your little one. Our little bundle came 4 and a half weeks early on Christmas eve and was the best present ever. We are putting bub into the cot (in...

Saturday 03 January 11:02am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic More January 2009 bubs

Hi All I haven't been on the January bubs forums for quite a while now - but our little boy, Isaac Aleksander May, arrived on the 24th December at 10:23pm - a little over 4 weeks early. The birth ...

Sunday 28 December 07:17am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic More January 2009 bubs

Hi All I haven't been on the January bubs forums for quite a while now - but our little boy, Isaac Aleksander May, arrived on the 24th December at 10:23pm - a little over 4 weeks early. The birth ...

Sunday 28 December 07:16am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic Pregnant with no symptoms?? - Why??

I was also kind of worried around the 6 - 10 week mark becaus I had no symptoms at all and didn't suffer any morning sickness, slept through the night, forgot I was pregnant half the time. I am now...

Sunday 21 September 01:17pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic Birth Plans - worth it?

Thank you ladies for your responses - it's very useful to learn from your experiences! I think keeping it short and to the point, with using words like "my preference is" sounds like the way to go....

Thursday 21 August 02:31pm
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1stTimeMamma started new topic Birth Plans - worth it?

Hi All I am getting ahead of myself, as only 17 weeks but starting to consider what sort of birth I would like - did anybody create a birth plan and was it any use? I can definitely see the benefit...

Monday 18 August 10:48am
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic What have you nick-named bubba as it grows?

These names are too cute, that I am almost embarrassed about ours! In one of the 12 week ultrasound pics you can see the legs splayed out and our little one looks just like a frog. And hence has be...

Saturday 09 August 01:43pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic Inner Southern Suburbs... 1st time Mums?

Hi - ALso a first time mum - we are due around the same time. Would love to catch up with other mums and mums to be. I live in Tarragindi and left my 20s behind me yesterday - just turned 30. Would...

Monday 04 August 01:18pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic Acupuncture in Brisbane

Hi Jadee - I go to Eion and Chrissy and Morningside Naturopath centre on Richmond Road. Eion and Chrissy are both really, really lovely.

Monday 04 August 12:52pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic eeew yuck!!

Yep, perfectly natural and perfectly annoying. Also because I freak and run off to the loo every so often to make sure it's not blood or anything(sorry - tmi!). Anyone else that paranoid?

Friday 01 August 02:10pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic Opinions Wanted

Hi Jazz Hope that you are coping with what is obviously a hard situation. I know that you got a lot of advice on who to contact re the dismissal - if you happen to be in Brisbane I do know I good l...

Wednesday 30 July 01:45pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic Cold symptoms? DR's appt required??

Hi sb1979. If you are concerned you might want to go the dr to ease your mind. In all likelihood they are just going to say to you keep up your fluids, take panadol (but not cold & flu tablets) if ...

Wednesday 30 July 01:37pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic hi

Yeeha - congrats on your pregnancy! Not long to go now and you will be able to tell the world (if you are waiting for the 12 weeks)

Wednesday 30 July 01:22pm
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1stTimeMamma replied to topic hi

Hi butterfly girl - took me ages as well! You need the second option on lilypie (NOT the url one they recommend for forums). you only need from image to image. this is a sample: http://bd.lilypie.c...

Tuesday 29 July 04:58pm
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