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shannondean replied to topic Overweight & pregnant :(

Firstly Congrats on your pregnancy!!! I too am over weight to the point where the local hospital wont take me and I have to travel to a bigger one and am almost 29 weeks. Your body has done somet...

Friday 15 April 08:30pm
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shannondean replied to topic Better off on centrelink than working full time

I agree sooo much!! I have DD is child care 2 days a week and my wage from working after Centrelink take their cut is just enough to pay child care. I am currently pg with #2 and am going to have ...

Sunday 10 April 07:20am
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shannondean replied to topic Snoring!

Has he been checked for sleep apnoea (sp?)??? I was at the same point with DH and then suggested that he gets tested and the results were unbelievable, we didn't realise how bad he was. He goes ba...

Sunday 10 April 07:01am
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shannondean replied to topic Scared of having an epidural

I do NOT like needles at all and have to watch them even when I get a blood test done. I had a epi with DD and my spine is stuffed!! One hospital actually refused me to birth there because they did...

Sunday 10 April 06:55am
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shannondean replied to topic What was the funny things that you done while in labour?

Oh that is sooooo funny!!! i had an epi with DD so couldn't feel a thing, then after she was out (epi was still in) the midwife asked if I want the placenta injection thing and my reply was "will ...

Sunday 10 April 06:51am
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shannondean replied to topic Did your birthing partner try the gas?

Yep, DH said it made him dizzy and I said fine give it back then!!! I think a lot do cause our midwife said to him that she knows he will try it so just do it when she's not looking!!!!

Sunday 10 April 06:37am
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shannondean replied to topic TMI Question

With DD there was no interest for him or me. I think we did it 3 times in the whole pregnancy but with this one, my sex drive is insane. To the point where he says... oh not again!!! If its your f...

Sunday 10 April 06:26am
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shannondean replied to topic Types of contraception

Again everyone is different.... I had the implanon about 5 years ago and had nothing but problems. I bled all the time (apparently not supposed to), miscarried twice and then they couldn't find it...

Sunday 10 April 06:15am
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shannondean replied to topic Possible labour pains

My DD was sitting the same way when I went into labour. Not trying to scare you but get as much sleep as you can. Apparently the labour is longer because bub disengages, turns and then re engages t...

Friday 11 March 10:01am
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shannondean replied to topic Ovulation->AF

I think its usually 12-15 days after. Try fertilityfriend.com as it too helps you to track your ovulation dates. I used it to get a rough idea of dates then used the pee stick tests for exact ovula...

Friday 11 February 02:51am
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shannondean replied to topic i need to say something

I know you are waiting for the horrible thoughts to leave but they wont. You have described exactly how I felt after DD was born and I was diagnosed with severe PND and immediately put on medicati...

Friday 11 February 02:48am
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shannondean replied to topic some advise please

I would try to get him some professional help if you can, dads get post natal depression too. He could be getting worried about bub coming with all the added stress of moving etc. Hope he cheers up...

Wednesday 09 February 03:30am
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shannondean replied to topic Stomache on one side

I probably wouldnt worry about it. I dont know exactly where it sits either but I was told when DD was born that is she has wind that wont move to lay her on her left side and it will escape by its...

Wednesday 09 February 03:27am
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shannondean replied to topic Signs and Symptoms

That all sounds positive!! I remember being the same with extreme sore nipples, even a breeze would make me cringe!! I didnt get my BFP till about 13 dpo, hang in there!!!

Saturday 05 February 10:16pm
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shannondean replied to topic Partner thinking about leaving

Hang in there, Men get cold feet too, my DH was very anxious just before DD was born. It a good idea that you are getting counseling, maybe talk to the counselor about the possibility that he is s...

Saturday 05 February 02:54am
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shannondean replied to topic Breast feeding #2 as a first timer

I'm soooo glad I found this post!!! I too am pg with #2 and planning on BF. Only went couple of weeks with DD as I was told I could not produce the milk, was only getting 40ml from both breasts th...

Saturday 22 January 09:50pm
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shannondean replied to topic Abusive dad

Firstly congrats on doing the right thing and removing yourself and the kids from a horrible situation. What you have done and are doing is very right and I hope you find the strength to continue ...

Tuesday 18 January 10:38pm
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shannondean replied to topic Teething early

My DD got her first one at 4 months and unfortunately nothing worked for her. She was on Nurofen, Panadol, Bonjela and ice in a face washer and she screamed all day. After that one broke through th...

Saturday 15 January 10:22pm
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shannondean replied to topic DUE JULY 2011

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Sunday 07 November 09:59pm
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shannondean replied to topic DUE JULY 2011

Gee whiz, looks like July is going to become a very busy month!! Cant keep up with everyone so I'll just say a massive CONGRATS to everyone here and cant wait to share the journey with you all!!

Saturday 06 November 11:19pm
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