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Hi everyone, We have noticed that there have been a number of threads running in the General Di...

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Member141196

Quick question: Charcoal Toothpaste how much safe it is?

Hello buddy, I have a silly question to all. I have a 2 years old son. He is so clever and quick...

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JonRah

Having a rough time with health

Sorry in advance as this may be a "poor me" post. I know others have it way worse, but ...

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DJ's Mama

Home cold remedies

Hi all, Hubby has a cold and feels like S*@! I was wondering if any of you lovely ladies have a...

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Chicken soup, herbal teas and vitamin C!

Daila

New Health Management App for Aussie Parents

Hi guys! I know about this new app called Healthi, which is a way to access your family's he...

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Nicole x 2

5 year old continually sick since December - So many antibiotics

My 5 year old has had one infection after another since Christmas. It started with tonsillitis. ...

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Omg... hope your child gets well soon! Although when children sick, it does pains us.... but it's part and parcel..

knockonwood

Molluscum contagiosum ... anyone had it?

DD1 who is 7 has this very high up on her inner thigh. The doctor's advice was to prick eac...

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oops forgot the address: www.mollenol.com

GarfieldRules

Ds coughing non stop

Hi all. Ds who is 4yrs has had a headcold for the last 3 weeks & last Sun came down with a ba...

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Mummy*2*4girls, I feel for your ds I cannot believe dd2 got pneumonia. Scary to say the least. Glad she is much better now. Dh ha...

A&E

Worst night ever! Timely reminder.

So yesterday I applied for a school hours job. I haven't had any luck with finding work but ...

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This happened to me last night, DD threw up on my doona at 3am. So I spent the early hours of the morning washing the lot and got n...

*Yummy-Mummy-3*

Please read and pass this information on to everyone... PLEASE

http://m.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/chi... The word needs to be spread about this deadly...

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Skubala- Ok thanks for that. Yeah i don't think they ever will, it's such a horrible thing to happen. They are such a wond...

Sympathy thread - gastro :(

Oh no - how awful!! I'd go with LM's advice about your DS...fingers crossed he escapes...

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GarfieldRules

Ds has been ferral in his behaviour - Sorry just getting this off my chest

He has been stuck home for a week straight with the chicken pox (mild case). The last 3 days his ...

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My2QTpies wrote: If you think he may be copying you with his sore tummy, then maybe could you come up with a signal or code word to ...

GarfieldRules

Childcare director just rings me & says.............

Hi ladies, I just had the director of Levi's kindy ring me & ask about his chicken pox....

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The funny thing is they always have notices up on the front gate saying we have eg. 3 confirmed cases of conjunctivitis & 1 unco...

GarfieldRules

Ahh, Could my life get any more worse sick wise. DS now has chickenpox !!!!!!

Friggin #*#. Dh is slowly getting over his chickenpox. He is still covered on his torso back an...

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oh no! I hope he feels better soon! re. your 2013 theory...just wanted to mention that stress has a big impact on your immune syste...

GarfieldRules

Is there anything I can do for my sick son

My ds was complaining yesterday of a sore tummy. He hasnt been eating as much either. He came int...

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He seems a bit better. Its been a long week. My dh left on the 9th for Auckland & comes back tomorrow night. Ds had temps 2-3...

I Love My Babes

My Darling Miss P broke her wrist :(

Morning Ladies well Thursday night my girls were outside playing soccer when Miss P went to kick ...

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I'll do my best Skippy The other kids are well Miss A and Miss P are loving being Miss P's nurse and well ds is trying to...

GarfieldRules

Help guys please!!!!!!!!!!!

My 3 1/2yr old ds has been up all night throwing up. In the last 6 weeks he has suffered 2 headco...

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He threw up in his bed last night. Didn't have a fever though. This morning he has started to sip water and take small bites ...

Anyone had their appendix removed?

I had it done when I was 12. I was in hospital for a few days, but saying that it was 1992 and I ...

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glad to hear he is doing ok, must have been so scary for everyone....

Celiac disease in kids

Little Miss's wrote: No idea about celiac but I'd recommend they start him on a kids pr...

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Hey hun The first step to being diagnosed is a simple blood test. Once the blood test comes back if it is positive or negative then ...

knockonwood

Checking for nits .....

How often do you check? How do you actually do it? Have you ever found any? What do they look lik...

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Thanks ladies. Dd1 insists on long hair so I have to do everything I can to avoid the dreaded little things!

We have a case of the Man Flu

Vent away! I think there's an outbreak of that particular "man flu"

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you poor thing!! i would love to be a man for a day just to find out if they really do feel worse than us or if they play it up so ...

OC1246

Any nurses around? lump on head question

Hey there, dd1 (5 yrs old) had a lump on the back of head last week. She said she hit it on the ...

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thanks.

GarfieldRules

Mum in chronic pain looking after a 3 yr old boy

Hi, I am brand new to this forum. I am a 43yr old mum of 2. I have a almost 17yr old daughter a...

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Thanks hippomum, I will have a look at the website. I have just starting seeing a pain specialist but so far nothing he has given ...

DH is his own worst enemy!

Ilovemylilbugs wrote: MEN!!! I'd be rather sh!tty actually anything Dp does of late just flat ou...

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hippomum wrote: I made up for it all by visiting my gay boyfriends who fed me a jumbo sized margarita and minded the baby while I ha...

Athaye

:( stupid uti's!!!

It looks as though DD1 (4yrs), has a uti - about an hour and a half ago she told me she didn't wa...

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Oh your poor little lady I am glad that she is feeling better If I had read this earlier I would have suggested the bath too, I h...

nessy26

Arrggh, need a vent- DH is sick again

So my DD and I were sick for about 3 weeks, we are better now. anyway my DH got sick last week an...

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my DH said that he feels like its the end of the world when he is sick. lol. He hadn't quite recovered from the flu so he got sick a...

OJ's Mum

Cardiac Babies in Wellington NZ

Hi There, My 4mo DD has Tricuspid Atresia. Just wondering if anyone else in the Wellington area...

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I Love My Babes

Coeliac disease in children

Hi I took my 6 1/2 yr old twin dd to the doctor on Tuesday as we were still concerned of her ...

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Thanks Nai for replying. Thats too bad that you have Coeliacs disease Does being on the gluten free diet keep it under control? ja...

Bella-Roses Mummy

Need some wisdom from Huggies Mums!!!

So DD has been sick with a Strep throat infection for 3 days now... And we are both a mess!!! Nei...

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Just a quick update... DD & I both just had a whole 2 & 1/2 hours sleep!!! Feel much better She is still crying but at least I ca...

LouChoo

sleeping through the night

Anyone have tips on getting a 4 month old to sleep through. She used to sleep from 9 - at least ...

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There's a big growth spurt at around 4 mths so it's fairly understandable that she'd be wanting extra feeds at this time. Even stil...

Lexxie_F

Hand, Foot and Mouth

On New Years day my 15 Month old son started to get a mild temperature which turned into a sleepl...

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My husband got it from his brother who got it from his kids. My BIL hot it real bad, my husband, not as bad. I put those cotton glov...

2^sPuNky^MoNkeYs

Chicken pox

Quick question ladies, my niece was here 2 days ago and was feeling unwell... Anyhoo SIL called j...

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How old is your little one? I know my 2 unvaxed kids spent the day playing with their cousins (who had a "cold") which turned out t...

DS hates the doctor?

Ds 1 (5) really HATES the doctor! even if it's only for a checkup, he'll start shaking his head a...

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My poor dd :(

Well yesterday one of my twins came to me in the afternoon all worried and asked me if she could ...

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Naw, the poor girl! It makes you feel so horrible when you have no idea that they're sick doesn't it? She's so sweet to try and ...

DTaP Vaccine?

My twins are due to get their next dose of the DTaP vaccine soon, and while DS is a little angel ...

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My twins are due to get their next dose of the DTaP vaccine soon, and while DS is a little angel during his needles, poor little DD...

Lola

60 Minutes vaccination debate

I am all for vaccinations.. i dont like getting them done or having my children get them for the ...

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http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-09-08/study-moves-towards-unlocking-autism-mystery/2876128

Help please!!

Sounds harsh but it needs to be done so I would sit on him (obviously not so hard it hurts though...

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Sounds harsh but it needs to be done so I would sit on him (obviously not so hard it hurts though). I would straddle him and pin h...

Advice needed please

Help - i was looking after my 4 year old niece after an after kinder party where they ran riot al...

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yeah id get her checked out....i know my nephew gets sick after having too much sugar but having her eyes roll back thats a bit stra...

jeanetteandbub

Any tips for taking antibiotics?

After my son tried to eat a coathanger (explaination on another post), he got an infection. He ha...

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DS is on his 3rd lot of antiobiotics in 7weeks, he has taken the last 2 by spoon, but the dr warned me this one tastes YUCK and he h...

TaraJ85

sinus infection

I've got a sinus infection & I am so worried that my 3.5 mnth old will catch it, started with a s...

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