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(Emma) replied to topic Panadeine Forte and Breastfeeding

It's fine according to both the drugline and the ABA - I had it for toothache when breastfeeding. The codiene does pass into the milk, but in a small enough does to be considered safe

Monday 04 October 12:08am
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(Emma) replied to topic Weaning (won't take formula)

You don't actually need to wean to another milk product. My DD weaned from the breast at 16 months, but wouldn't drink cow's milk. She ate yoghurt, cheese etc - but also ate lots of green leafy ve...

Friday 01 October 06:41pm
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(Emma) replied to topic What is a good age to introduce big bed

We just put my daughter in a big bed at 22 months, as she started climbing out of her cot. She's pretty happy! Sleeps well in there at night, but tends to take herself out of bed and have her day ...

Wednesday 29 September 10:12pm
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(Emma) replied to topic monthly's

Sadly it's different for everyone. I got mine back at 6 weeks! So rude! haha Bub was exlusively breastfed too. They were then as regular as anything. Good in a way, as I managed to concieve bub ...

Wednesday 29 September 10:10pm
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(Emma) replied to topic milk supply ?

Hi there - I breastfed my daughter for 16 months and never was able to effectively express for her. (I could only ever do around 20 mls at a time) She obviously was getting milk from me as she was ...

Wednesday 29 September 09:56pm
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(Emma) replied to topic Alcohol while breastfeeding, how much???

I would definitely suggest reading that ABA Alcohol leaflet that's linked above. You can easily time breastfeeding and drinking to have a glass or two of wine. It's not recommended in the first mon...

Wednesday 29 September 09:51pm
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(Emma) replied to topic feeding covers

My Daughter would never accept anything over her head I just fed her whenever and wherever I was as well, and I find there really is so little of yourself exposed that it doesn't matter. Once bab...

Wednesday 29 September 09:41pm
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(Emma) replied to topic Breast to bottle

My baby never really liked the bottle (she was breastfed for 16 months). She would take expressed milk from a normal cup, and then from a sippy cup. Depending on the age of the baby and how long ...

Wednesday 29 September 09:40pm
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(Emma) replied to topic When to move from my room.

SIDS and Kids recommend babies sleep in their parents room for at least 6 months and preferably for 12. That might be worth considering too.

Tuesday 16 June 08:44am
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(Emma) replied to topic Period when breastfeeding

My baby is 6 months old, she is exclusively breastfeed and I got my period back at about 7 weeks, has been regular since then. A bummer, but does happen to some people!

Tuesday 09 June 05:40pm
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(Emma) replied to topic to sterilise or not to sterilise.......

And once they start putting every single thing in their mouths.... To me, unless you are sterilising all their toys, rugs, shirts etc, then why sterilise the sippy cup? The dishwasher is great!

Monday 01 June 06:09pm
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(Emma) replied to topic Apples - How to prepare???

I steam them until they are soft and then just blend it up. I have a magic bullet blender and ut blends EVERYTHING for babies so well! Her fave right now is steamed apple and carrot together.

Monday 01 June 06:09pm
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(Emma) replied to topic Lop-sided

My boobs have just settled down to be around the same size now, at 13 weeks. Old rightie was just enormous compared to her sister! hahaha. It looks strange for a while but will get better, the link...

Monday 09 March 06:35am
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(Emma) replied to topic My nipples are killing me!!

Hooray! That's great news. It makes the whole thing so much better doesn't it.

Monday 09 March 06:33am
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(Emma) replied to topic do all babies suck dummies?

Some babie snever take dummies. Particularly breastfed babies. My bub is b/fed and takes the happy baby dummies now, but at first (and we didn't start until about 5 weeks) she would only take them...

Sunday 08 March 02:48pm
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(Emma) replied to topic help my daughter won't sleep by herself at night

serenasmum - it is very normal for babies to want to be held, rocked etc. They have been experiencing that for 40 weeks in the womb and it's what they are used to. Don't feel guilty or bad because ...

Sunday 08 March 02:44pm
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(Emma) replied to topic My nipples are killing me!!

I know exactly how you feel! My nipples were the same for the first 3 weeks or so. Hang in there, I promise it gets better. I found Lansinoh worked for me, also expressed milk. Make sure you le...

Sunday 08 March 07:25am
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(Emma) replied to topic Who else is an ABA member?

I am Haven't been to a meeting yet but hoping to get to one soon.

Saturday 07 March 09:21pm
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(Emma) replied to topic help my daughter won't sleep by herself at night

Personally, I hate sleeping on my own, so why should I expect my baby to? I love waking up in the middle of DP and my LO and getting kisses and cuddles from both of them

Saturday 07 March 09:11pm
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(Emma) replied to topic BF BUB WONT TAKE BOTTLES,CRANKY BABY HELP!!!

allswell - I think you should call an ABA counsellor (Australian Breastfeeding Association). It's free, you don't have to be a member, it's 24 hours and the ladies are absolutely wonderful. They wi...

Saturday 07 March 07:46pm
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