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Woolly Wombat replied to topic Breastfeeding Myths and dealing with unwanted advice

Oooooh the weight thing always gets me. I was also told my milk wast good enough (DD1 was always on 10th percentile for weight and 90th for height) Well DD2 came along and she has been on the 75th ...

Saturday 28 June 05:12pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic When did ur.........

Thought I'd even it up a bit DD1 didnt sleep one night through until she was 20 mths. DD2 was about 22 mths

Saturday 28 June 04:58pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic SIDS Recommendations - your advice needed (please)

Ive had bot my girls (now 4.5 and 2) in our room for at least the first 6 mths. It makes for easier BF and more sleep for everyone! I have no problems with them sleeping in their own rooms when we ...

Saturday 28 June 04:56pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic If you baby was looking interested

Actually the reason the age recomendation was changed was not because a nameless midwife with no children and a uni degree said so, nor was it because bacteria in food is good for children! and def...

Monday 23 June 08:59pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic not walking or talking is this normal

Glad you are feeling better about it DD1 walked at 13mths, DD2 at 10.5!! Lots of people bandy around 12 mths as average, but really 12 mths is on the early side of average IYKWIM. DD1 didnt real...

Wednesday 18 April 04:40pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic "Tough Love'

QUOTE: "I have now decided that I think that a child settling/sleeping times have more to do with the child and less to do with the settling techniques! " Oh how true this is!! It actually used to...

Thursday 12 April 09:04am
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic sleeps better on stomach

My youngest was like this also. I used to sleep her wedged on her side. She was a very chucky baby and used to wake herself up all the time. She slept much better on her side. She slept right next ...

Sunday 04 February 08:05pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic anybody not using daycare?

I am not a SAHM anymore but will answer based on people I knew/know. From my experience, there a a good number of SAHM who would put their children in CC or preschool once they are 3. Some also do...

Saturday 27 January 06:00pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic How do you prenounce...

I would pronounce it Ar-lie-ah, 3 sylables.

Wednesday 24 January 06:28pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic Forced to bottle due to work

I too bf and work. Sorryu I have no advice on the bottle as neither of mine have had one. DD2 srinks her EBM out of a straw cup. As for your concerns re EBM storage, EBM can actually be left at ro...

Wednesday 24 January 12:00pm
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Woolly Wombat started new topic Opinions please

What do you think of these girls names? (DD1 has a french name, DD2 a scotish name, both uncommon in Australia) Adara ELodie Liliana Saskia

Wednesday 03 January 10:41am
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Woolly Wombat started new topic Mackenzie?

What do you think? Boys name or girls name?

Sunday 17 December 08:33pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic Breastfeeding and pressure to bottle feed

I too must have a "dont mess with me look" as nobody has ever said anything to me also. I know my MIL doesnt approve, but would have the gaul to say anything. For what its worth, I thing you are d...

Thursday 14 December 09:26am
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic TENS Labour machines

I used one for my VBAC and it was fantastic. DD2 ended being posteriour so had mostly a back labour. I didnt really think it was doing much ....untill the leads came off and it stopped working and ...

Saturday 09 December 08:02am
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic 12 month old's sleeping habits

At 12 mths a lot of babies are trying to drop to one day sleep. Can you keep him up until later i the morning? I would assume the problems you are having at night is because he is overtired. I reme...

Friday 08 December 12:23pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic WHY DO YOU GO TO RECOVERY AFTER A C SECTION??

Well any operation requires you to spend some time in recovery where there is one on one care. Basically you are there until the spinal/epi meds wear off and also so your vitals are checked, ie blo...

Tuesday 05 December 07:10pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic 8.5 mth old trouble settling and not sleeping through night - tried everything

You are not alone. DD2 is the same age and exactly the same in the sleeping department. Only that when she wakes she tends to wka for an hour or more. At its worst (waking every hour or 2) we went ...

Monday 04 December 08:27pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic Can your birth plan involve walking in the hospital door and....

Usually they wait until you are 5 cm dilated before giving an epi. It may also slow down your labour, although mine actually sped mind up. In my birth plan I had that I didnt want to be offered ph...

Monday 04 December 07:52pm
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic which is worse??

I didnt tear but I had an epesiotomy (forcepts delivery as DD2 was posteriour), does that count?? Although my c/s recovery was not too painful, the recovery from my vbac wins hands down. I walked m...

Tuesday 21 November 10:59am
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Woolly Wombat replied to topic For all those having c sections - please read

and just yo clear up a few issues. The only reason babies are taken out of theatre before you (unless an emergency) is that a midwife must stay with them at all times and they like the midwives bac...

Tuesday 21 November 07:33am
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