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mel_k

mel_k replied to topic BLW

We're doing BLW with my ten month old daughter (our first) and we love it. It's scary at first because they do gag a lot, but you get used to it, and they start doing it less as they get used to e...

Tuesday 08 January 12:23am
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mel_k replied to topic Way to announce for baby #2

I saw a cute one on FB... they had shoes all lined up (in age order) with a sign with their names propped against them for the Mum, Dad and two kids they already had. Then a pair of booties with 'M...

Sunday 06 January 11:36pm
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mel_k replied to topic Wedding etiquette

My husband and I got married in June, and I am STILL writing the thank you cards. We got pregnant on our honeymoon (and have had associated morning sickness etc), and bought a house and moved sinc...

Saturday 21 January 12:34am
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mel_k replied to topic Can you get married on...?

We got married on the June long weekend (WA) last year and we didn't have any issues. We had no issues with suppliers (or inflated costs). We had the wedding on the Sunday, which gave us Saturday...

Tuesday 10 January 11:57am
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mel_k replied to topic Pain relief

My OB has advised of a couple of stronger over-the-counter medications that I can take if I need to (I have had spinal fusion surgery) because we don't know what impact my pregnancy will have on my...

Friday 06 January 11:38pm
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mel_k replied to topic When did you finish work?

I'm 30 and a half weeks with my first and I'm finishing work tomorrow. I had planned to work up until 3 February, but I'm having some issues walking (numb legs and pain) and even though I have a d...

Friday 06 January 05:54am
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mel_k replied to topic how many of you have conceived

My husband and I were both 32 when we got pregnant. I went off the pill several months before and we were both taking Elevit/Menevit from a few months before we got married. We agreed that we'd st...

Tuesday 27 December 01:17pm
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mel_k replied to topic Do you think it's ok to have two middle names??

Just another thought.... I have two middle names and all my names are at least 7 letters long. All my life I have had issues filling in forms due to the length - it might sound crazy but I find i...

Friday 25 November 01:28am
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mel_k replied to topic Taking panadol while pregnant.

I was told panadol is fine, as long as you follow the instructions. I was told that you should not take ibuprofen when pregnant though. I was also told that I could take mersyndol if I needed to ...

Thursday 10 November 11:59pm
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mel_k replied to topic Have you ever been thru this?

I used to work in a public hospital that does maternity and they have a 120kg weight restriction (for all patients). If I recall correctly (because it has been a few years now) it was something to ...

Wednesday 26 October 03:57am
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mel_k replied to topic Day Care while not working

My best friend had her second child about six months ago. She has left her first child in day care one day a week so that she had some quality time with child two. I think it's a great idea, but...

Monday 17 October 02:42am
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mel_k replied to topic Stupidest question in my life

Like PP said wedding ring first.I got told by my celebrant to wear the engagement ring on my right hand then when doing the signing of the certificates pop it on. This is what I did as well.

Tuesday 13 September 10:05pm
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mel_k replied to topic Being overweight to cause miscarriage?

I was about 92.5 when I got pregnant. My OB has said that I should aim to not put on anything while pregnant, but no more than 5kgs. I haven't been told to go on a diet. I have just been given inf...

Tuesday 13 September 12:15am
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mel_k replied to topic Bridesmaid 8 weeks after giving birth

My best friend was bridesmaid at my wedding about 7 weeks after giving birth to her second. We went shopping early in the pregnancy before too much was starting to show. We deliberately picked a...

Tuesday 13 September 12:06am
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mel_k replied to topic Bridesmaid 8 weeks after giving birth

My best friend was bridesmaid at my wedding about 7 weeks after giving birth to her second. We went shopping early in the pregnancy before too much was starting to show. We deliberately picked a ...

Monday 12 September 09:32pm
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mel_k replied to topic Babies Due March 2012

Hey everyone, I was just wondering what your opinions were on home births vs. hospital births. When I first found out I was pregnant I was convinced that I was going to have a hospital birth with...

Monday 12 September 08:15am
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mel_k replied to topic How many ppl have fallen pregnant in 1st mth of TTC

We're 14 weeks pregnant with our first, and I was very happy but surprised when it happened the first month (we were on our honeymoon!).

Sunday 11 September 09:36am
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mel_k replied to topic Alexis

We've picked two girls and two boys names, and Alexis is one of ours as well.

Saturday 10 September 04:42am
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mel_k replied to topic Due dates?

I had a dating scan early on (I can't remember what week it was now). We (me, OB etc) go by that date because it is far more accurate than what my cycle might have had me at (I ended up getting pu...

Tuesday 30 August 03:39am
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mel_k replied to topic Babies Due March 2012

I've just had my 12 week scan, and OMG it was so exciting! Everything is normal and looks fine. (And I had the added advantage of finding out I don't need to fill my bladder before scans - Yay!) ...

Monday 29 August 09:36pm
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