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Zaras_mum replied to topic C section after 3rd degree tear

I suffered a 3rd degree tear with #1- my waters broke (40+2 weeks) and DD1 was in distress, mainly due a cord twisted around her neck. After a failed ventouse, she was delivered with forceps and I ...

Friday 20 June 10:44pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Karicare soy formula

The new formula feeding guidelines which are due to be released around March next year for Australia are going to recommend that there are no problems with soy formula for babies despite some of th...

Friday 13 December 10:39pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Possible cows milk protein sensitivity

Hi, both DD2 and DS have/had cows milk protein intolerance (also wheat and corn). Unfortunately the only way to test is to eliminate ALL dairy for at least 2 weeks and then reintroduce it. Although...

Friday 06 September 07:06pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Birth after tearing?

Hi, I had a 3rd degree tear with DD1 (baby in distress, forceps delivery) and I was also concerned about future deliveries. My Ob was very supportive of a natural delivery for my next baby. I opted...

Friday 14 June 10:17pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Sleep-training clocks- anyone got one?

We bought the 'Momo' Monkey clock. It was expensive- around $50 but was completely worth it. We went with this clock because it has a digital display as well as the large clock face so hopefully it...

Wednesday 08 August 10:31pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Elective Episiotomy or C-section

ginnolly wrote: Zaras_mum wrote: Just wanted to add that I also had a 3rd degree tear with my first and opted to have an elective episiotomy with my second 20 months later. (My Ob made the cut in a...

Saturday 14 July 09:14pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Elective Episiotomy or C-section

Just wanted to add that I also had a 3rd degree tear with my first and opted to have an elective episiotomy with my second 20 months later. (My Ob made the cut in a different place to the tear and ...

Saturday 14 July 03:32pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Baby wont take the bottle.. HELP!

my_little_gremlin wrote: yeah.. iv tried getting someone else to feed her.. and she freaks out even more! lol i tried the tommee tippee bottles n she wasnt impressed at all, i did better with the a...

Tuesday 29 May 02:53pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Public vs Private Birth in WA

I was very happy with Glengarry and liked the fact that it was a smaller hosiptal. The midwives were very helpful with breastfeeding, (I'm sure nearly every one of them checked the attachment for m...

Friday 04 May 06:07am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Public vs Private Birth in WA

I can only comment on private hospitals but I had both my DD's at Glengarry. I'm with HBF so it might be different but all my OB's fees for the birth were fully covered as were my anaesthetists (sp...

Friday 04 May 12:46am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Episiotomy scar

I had an episiotomy when DD1 was born (forceps) and ended up with a 3rd degree tear. I was also worried about tearing down the scar line with DD2 and possibly ending up with 4th degree tear. My Ob ...

Wednesday 18 April 08:48am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Mums of bub’s with acute lactose intolerance

My DD was about 9 or 10 months when she got gastro and couldn't tolerate lactose. She was probably on 3 or 4 feeds per day at that age and we went through one tin of lactose-free formula. When it f...

Thursday 08 December 10:19pm
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Zaras_mum replied to topic bananas to help constipation?

My DD also started to get constipated once we introduced solids. She was BF before that and only pooed once every 6 days or so. This was fine when she was only BF but once on solids she was in pain...

Saturday 03 September 08:38am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Weaning off the breast onto the bottle

Hi, There are a couple of ways you can go about it- the first is to reduce the time you breastfeed at each feed by a minute or two for a couple of days (and replace with a bottle) and when your bre...

Wednesday 27 October 10:10am
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Zaras_mum started new topic Bell's Palsy

I developed Bell's Palsy after the birth of DD and am now pregnant again. Just wanted to know if anyone else had it with their first pregnancy or after the birth and whether they developed it agai...

Thursday 07 October 01:58am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Won't take a bottle

My DD wouldn't take a bottle either. I agree with one of the PP who said that they will take it when they are ready -not you! We kept the whole thing relaxed but it took several months until she g...

Wednesday 11 August 08:51am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic 1 week old BF wont poo

BF babies can poo several times everyday or once a week- all is normal. (My DD only pooed once every 6-7 days.) Just make sure that the stools are soft and easy to pass as this means they are not...

Monday 19 July 03:02am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Period after baby

I bled for about 12 weeks after the birth of my DD (retained products) and then didn't get my period until 11.5 weeks after I had fully weaned her at 9.5 months old. She was only on 3 feeds a day ...

Saturday 17 July 02:12am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Natural Birth after 3rd Degree Tears can be done

Congrats on the birth of your daughter and glad it all went well! I also suffered a 3rd degree tear and wanted to know if there was anything you did during pregnancy or labour to decrease the chan...

Wednesday 02 June 05:38am
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Zaras_mum replied to topic Linear nigra line

My DD is 11 months old and mine is still there, although it is really faint.

Saturday 29 May 09:16pm
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