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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Natural birth vs c-section?

Hej. I had an assisted delivery the first time around and an emergency c-section the second. I wanted to do it natural the second time around, but after being in labour for a couple of days etc, ...

Tuesday 17 November 02:02pm
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domestic dragonfly started new topic Disana Tie Nappy

I am wanting to know if anyone has used these nappies and your thoughts on them. Are they good, easy to use, do you use them without a wool cover, do you like them, etc, etc? Thanks.

Tuesday 20 October 01:00pm
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Big Gap

I had seven years between my DD and DS. The first labour was horrible, she was posterior and I needed an epidural, epis, and forceps, she was 3.3kgs. My second labour ended up as an emergency c-s...

Thursday 01 October 02:23am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Help treating nipple Thrush!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The chemist don't like to give the daktarin (sp?) gel to babies under the age of six months due to a choking hazard. My DS had oral thrush at 4 months and we went through three bottles of nilstat ...

Thursday 01 October 02:16am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic BPA free bottles

I decided to go the better safe than sorry route with DS and bought BPA free bottles, specifically MAM. I love the bottles, and DS loves the shape of those teats. I have also decided to take the ...

Thursday 01 October 02:11am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Question for those that dont iron

I don't iron, my DH does it. It is our deal, he gets to watch sport and iron and I don't nag him about sitting there doing nothing but watching the tv. I have heard though, haven't tried it yet, ...

Sunday 27 September 05:28am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic travel cot

It should be fine. We have one and we use it whenever we go away.

Wednesday 23 September 09:36am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Hospital bag for a suprise C Section and any advice?

Take all the same things you would for a normal delivery. You will need pads, undies that are higher than your pubic bone, pants are fine. You will be in bed for about the first 24 hours and then...

Wednesday 23 September 09:18am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic travel cot

We have a kinderkot travel cot. It is great. Have a look at them at www.kinderkot.com.au. It does birth to four years and is so light and easy to take anywhere, folds up quick and takes up hardl...

Wednesday 23 September 08:44am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Bit of a Survey..

1. First or consecutive bub? Second 2. Did you do anything leading up to the birth to prepare yourself better, ie. raspberry leaf tea, squats, yoga etc? pelvis rocking on gym ball, watching tv on ...

Wednesday 16 September 09:22am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic im not coping

It is really great that he is so involved in his children's lives, which is very important. However, in a relationship, you need to come first, before the children. It is extremely important for ...

Tuesday 15 September 09:34am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic What do you do for exercise?

I have another 5kgs to lose by November, and I go for a walk in the mornings while DH looks after the children. I also do pilates one night and latin fitness on the weekends, while DH is home. I ...

Wednesday 09 September 09:01am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Prosterier Position / > assisted birth?

DD was a posterior birth and assisted. I knew nothing about posterior births at that time and went into labour not having a clue. Pain was like nothing ever experienced, so I ended up having an e...

Tuesday 08 September 09:07am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Immunisation - Delay

I had DD vaccinated on time every time when she was born, as I just did as the schedule said and didn't question it at all. She hasn't had chicken pox though as it was not on the schedule when she...

Sunday 06 September 02:46am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Chest infecttions and colds. ALOT

My Ds is also getting a lot of colds. I think it is the weather for it. He doesn't go to daycare but he has a big sister who brings home everything from school. It is so horrible for them isn't ...

Thursday 03 September 09:26am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Random Thoughts

I totally agree, more education is seriously needed. However, a little knowledge is a dangerous thing...........lol.

Wednesday 02 September 10:05am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Random Thoughts

If I understand correctly, which may not be the case, you are blaming the medical profession for the rise in women having pain relief and c-sections when not deemed really necessary. However you s...

Tuesday 01 September 03:19am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Random Thoughts

This is an interesting topic, due to bring up mixed responses. I agree that things have been made too easy for women in labour with our choice for pain relief and c-sections. I think that this ma...

Monday 31 August 10:23am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic Castor oil.

I bought mine from the chemist. I wouldn't want to use it to induce myself, even though my MIL suggested it, as it gives you the runs, not pretty.

Sunday 30 August 02:29am
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domestic dragonfly replied to topic I don't think I'm cut out to be a mum :(

We all find being a mum hard work, it is not an easy job. However the fact of the matter is that you are a mum and you will always be a mum, so I think you need to change the way you think and tal...

Saturday 29 August 09:40am
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