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cindy71 replied to topic Medela Personal Fit Breastshield... does anyone know how to pick which size??

My update is that I have stopped BF, I started taking the normal contraceptive pill, and even though my Dr advised it was unlikely to affect supply, I am afraid it did - it completely dried it up. ...

Sunday 05 April 03:05pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Buying in bulk or on special

I will check them out. I usually use nappies online, but their prices are not as good as the prices on special at woolworths. I also go to Toys R Us a lot, but find that often the don't have any ...

Tuesday 31 March 06:06pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Buying in bulk or on special

We seriously go through a lot of products. I buy $100 of shampoo every time it is on special. My local shop has a thing at the bottom of the docket which says how much money you have saved on thi...

Monday 30 March 08:01pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Immunisation & Autism

I'm sorry but that Amish article was rubbish. Clearly there are more differences in the lifestyles and choices of Amish people than just non-vaccination. Perhaps it is the fact they don't use ele...

Saturday 28 March 08:24pm
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cindy71 replied to topic When did you turn your baby seat from rear-facing to forward facing?

I waited until she reached the appropriate weight, which for her was 8.5 months. I wish I had a car seat she could have stayed rearward facing until 9 months as it is safer. I would wait as long ...

Saturday 28 March 08:14pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Getting petrol with baby...

I can't imagine that it could be any good for them! I am so lucky, my partner fills the car up for me - I haven't had to stop at a petrol station since before I got pregnant. When I was pregnant h...

Saturday 28 March 08:12pm
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cindy71 replied to topic sitting

I agree with not propping a baby to sit up before they can sit independently. My bubs could crawl before she could sit, and she could move between lying and sitting and crawling without help. I t...

Saturday 28 March 08:05pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Low Weight Gain

I have also had this problem of low weight gain with my DD. Unfortunately one time she had an undiagnosed bladder infection which was stopping her from gaining weight. Since then she has been tes...

Saturday 28 March 08:03pm
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cindy71 replied to topic not bearing weight on legs...

Hi there, It is awful when you are worried about bubs and you don't know what to do. Everyone you ask says something different - some say don't worry, others say you should check it out. I thin...

Saturday 28 March 08:00pm
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cindy71 replied to topic ibuprofen while breastfeeding

I had an irritated nerve root for the first 4 months of baby's life, and took neurophen every 6 hours for nearly the whole time. It does go through in small amounts, but not enough to harm bub, an...

Friday 27 March 08:25pm
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cindy71 started new topic Buying in bulk or on special

What things do you buy in bulk or only while on special? Lately I have become obsessed with saving money on groceries. I always buy washing powder in massive boxes from Big W, diswasher tabs in bul...

Thursday 26 March 10:38pm
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cindy71 replied to topic High Chair - what brand?

I LOVE my ikea highchair. I take it outside and hose it off so no matter what mess it gets in, it is clean for the next round. I had another fancier high chair that a friend gave me, it was so cu...

Thursday 26 March 10:29pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Leaky night nappies

I use plastic pants over the top of the disposable nappy. it doesn't always stop leaking, but stops major leaks. i tried sorbies the other night with no plastic pant, and had no leaks, so they se...

Thursday 26 March 10:24pm
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cindy71 replied to topic settling my lil action man

There is a lot of us out here with the same problem huh? We have completely given in and put our 8.5mo to sleep in the pram because she can't stand up or crawl around or rock on her hands and knee...

Saturday 21 March 06:03pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Medela Personal Fit Breastshield... does anyone know how to pick which size??

Hi Carrie, I LMAO at the idea of you measuring your nipples against everything you could find. I also think it is pretty funny that we discuss such issues with strangers over the net. If we had...

Saturday 21 March 01:16pm
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cindy71 replied to topic Medela Personal Fit Breastshield... does anyone know how to pick which size??

Hi Again, To answer your question, I just chose the XL at random. I am a bit impulsive that way. I still have the shield, but I am considering getting the pump fixed, just i have to send it to M...

Thursday 19 March 01:23pm
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cindy71 replied to topic normal pill

The oestrogen does pass through, but in tiny amounts, which are said to be safe for bubs, again you need to weigh up the risks and benefits. The Dr said she was very unconcerned for a mother of a ...

Friday 13 March 08:09pm
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cindy71 replied to topic breast feeding

Def a food that can cause probs for bubs. Check kellymom they may have some advice.

Wednesday 11 March 10:44am
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cindy71 replied to topic 6Mth old not putting things in mouth

Hi again, I am an OT and work with Speechies, if you like I will ask them what they recommend you do whilst you wait for your appointment - 3 months seems a little long to do nothing. It does so...

Wednesday 11 March 10:19am
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cindy71 replied to topic sitting problems

Is he crawling? Can he get from sitting onto his tummy forwards? Maybe he can't think of any other way to get from sitting to lying down? I think the CHN advice was good, it is better that babie...

Wednesday 11 March 10:12am
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