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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Colostomy reversal and c section for second labour.

What a horrible experience! My own birthing experience wasn't exactly the same, in that I didn't end up requiring follow up surgery or have issues with incontinence but I did sustain a 4...

Thursday 24 April 11:58am
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Exclusive pumping. How much milk do you get?

I exclusively pumped for my first for about 7 months (till I went back to work) after a horrific month trying to establish breast feeding. In the beginning I was expressing every time my daughter w...

Thursday 10 April 10:03pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Interview

Both of my sisters ended up with full time jobs at the pharmacies they did their placements in.

Thursday 27 February 07:18pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Return to work question

I went back to work when my youngest was about 11 months. I kept breast feeding her morning and night till she self weaned at 13 1/2 months and she had a cup of full fat cows milk offered to her in...

Monday 10 February 09:58pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Marriage

Well aren't I in the minority! I didn't take my husbands name when we got married (nearly 9 years ago now). I felt a strong connection to my own name and none whatsoever to his so didn&#x...

Tuesday 04 February 08:05pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Birth after 3rd degree tearing

I had a 4th degree tear with my first daughter in 2009. When I fell pregnant with my second a year later I opted (well not so much opted as a natural birth was never even mentioned by anyone) for a...

Saturday 01 February 10:02am
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Recovering from a 3rd Degree Tear

I had a 4th degree tear with my first and it was horrific. It took at least 6 months for all the internal stiches to fully heal and to be completely pain free. I had another baby less than 2 years ...

Wednesday 13 November 10:58pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Calling all mums whos baby was born in 2009

My DD1 was born in November 2009, although of you ask her, she turning 14 not 4.

Sunday 27 October 09:33pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Is Ava too common?

Hahaha, I don't want to say in case it turns you off the name

Thursday 24 October 10:15pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Is Ava too common?

I have an Ava and I have to admit that I was worried that it was going to be too common. So far I've only come across one other Ava, and she just happens to have the same middle name and the s...

Thursday 24 October 09:28pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Husband may have visited a brothel... How do I know?!?

Perhaps you should call all the other men's wives/partners? I'm sure they'd be interested to know what their other halves were getting up to.....might get the truth out quicker.

Tuesday 08 October 06:04pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Boy's names

Not the right letter but I think Myles Macen-Jaye has a nice ring to it.

Friday 27 September 04:21pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic nipple shields - how to wean

I used them for about 6 or so weeks. My plan to wean off them (I think it was me more than her) was to do one feed a day for a week without it and then increase to two feeds etc. By week two I had ...

Friday 13 September 09:45pm
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Shell_09_11 started new topic Jude or Cruz?

Jude is a far nicer name than Cruz, but whatever floats your boat

Friday 06 September 01:15pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Win a Huggies Art Desk this week! Enter our Forum Quiz today! 28th August

My least favourite chore would have to be washing up the preschool lunch boxes every afternoon before packing the next days lunch! Trying to do it, while making dinner and preventing the inevitable...

Wednesday 28 August 09:18pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Dear Huggies

My brag for the day - my almost 2 year old decided two weeks ago to just toilet train herself overnight. Seriously. I mean, she hasnt even had an accident a daycare. Crazy. It took three weeks of m...

Tuesday 06 August 09:41pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Tired but I'm loving it

Both times I've gone back to work I've felt upset at leaving my kids, and both times that feeling has been short lived. The first time I went back my eldest was being looked after bh my m...

Tuesday 06 August 09:37pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Sunday baking

No muesli bars, packaged snacks (like le snack etc), no cake, no chocolate anything, no biscuits, no sugary stuff basically. I get away with banana bread, piklets and scones and the occasional carr...

Sunday 04 August 08:57pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Sunday baking

Good old Sunday lunchbox baking! I'm not as adventurous, plus the girls daycare is super strict on food. I just made banana bread and piklets today. Standard lunchbox staple on our house. Last...

Sunday 04 August 08:49pm
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Shell_09_11 replied to topic Who got a "baby ring" (or jewellery) when they had their bub?

My husband bought me matching 1 carat diamond channel set rings after I had our girls. He had their names engraved in them, with the idea that when they have their first child I will pass it on to ...

Sunday 28 July 01:24pm
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