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Aellis

dry scalp

My 10 week old has got a very dry scalp only recently but I am not to sure if it is cradle cap or...

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Hi there, My dd had a mild case of cradle cap and has recently had a little lately, both times I have used baby oil (just a really s...

Pen232008

3 week old son with colic from day 1 wont settle tried everything..

I was firstly breast feeding my son and after having a c section decided to change to formula nov...

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thank u for your reply.. talk about make a person stress nothing worse than hearing your child cry in pain =( going to the doctors t...

leg braces

Good luck...hope all goes well

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Good luck for today hun. One of my twins Miss L was diagnosed with hip displasia. She was diagnosed at 6 weeks of age, they think it...

Lxlak

Giving Water in hot weather to a 1month old

Hi Everyone, I am after some advice about giving my 1 month old son some water and I am adding so...

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Alli-cat

How old...

does bub need to be before I can start using infacol, gripe water, or any of these wind/colic rel...

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We give our bubby gripe water from about 4 days old. it says newborn on the bottle and my midwife said its fine

An Angels Gift <3

Help - newborn with temperature

Hi, My LO is 2 weeks old and last night was boiling hot. I took his temp and it was 37.9. His fa...

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Glad he is doing better, it must be so hard watching him be unwell when he is soo little still. Glad he is on the mend, hopefully yo...

Skye_Simon

Infants Friend Dosage?

My lo is 3 weeks old. How many mls should he be getting before his feed?

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Tbird007

CCAM - my baby needs an op

Hi My baby was born with CCAM (congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation) - a mass of abnormal t...

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Hi everyone, we are from Melbourne and our son was diagnosed recently at our 21 week scan, this is our 1st child. His CCAM is on the...

Jess Leonard (Army chick)

Cats and babies

Hi ladies I have two cats, they are going to my parents for four months after the little man is ...

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Behind a Smile wrote: If it was my other half I would be telling him to go do some reading and come back to meWith hard evidence. Pe...

Chase&Charlie'sMummy

Constipated or not?

Ds2 is 3 1/2 months old and is exclusively breastfed. He hasn't done a poo in 4or 5 day... My mum...

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I'm getting scared now! :S haha

Basera_Totakil7

Teething

My 5 month old son is already teething, and he is really struggling with it - he cries alot. any...

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thanks for that!

Constantly squirming with gas pains

is she breastfed or bottle fed?

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Sparky&Princess wrote: DD has been up for nearly 3 hours now. She's fed a few times and they were big feeds. She's been change...

chookypookie

immunisation agree or disagree?

Hi ladies, your opions would be greatly appreciated on this topic, my baby is nearly six months o...

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my*darling*lorenzo

ABNORMALITIES/BRAIN DAMAGE CAUSED BY IMMUNISATIONS

I'VE READ AND WATCHED ON TV RECENTLY, TERRIBLE & EXTREMELY SAD STORIES OF REAL LIFE PARENTS WHO S...

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Mama_Mia

immunisation links to autism

Hi everyone, My DD will be getting her first shot this week but I heard that immunising can make...

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While these posts are old, it is important to be aware that the Anti Vaccination Network has been determined by the NSW Government t...

limelight

Vaccination debate.

My intention is not to have a go at those who choose to or not to vaccinate but to bring to the t...

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While these links are old, it is important to add this information in case new users read them: The deceptively named Australian (A...

Reneepollard07

Stinkiest farts EVER!!!!

My NB is 3 weeks old and since he has been home from hospital (we came home the day after he was ...

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It isn't actually baby prune juice but the all natural 100% prune juice but only use a tiny amount in with some cooled boiled water....

WillowGirl

Has anyone had a baby with HIE grade 2 or no oxygen at birth?

Hi my daughter was born not breathing and ended up in SCN after a MRI scan, some damage to the br...

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my daughter had to be resucitated after birth, spent an hour in nicu then a few days in special care, she is now a healthy 16 year o...

PinaI

Is this what they call a growth spurt?

Morning all For the last two nights my 6-week old has been waking every 2-3 hours (he used to go...

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ginnolly

Infacol Drops

I bought some Infacol Drops at the supermarket yesterday but reading the directions it states tha...

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Mum Of 3 Cuties wrote: Did you go with Eliza? No. Our wee girl is Ruby Mary. As much as I love Eliza it just didnt feel right. A...

*~Zimbee~*

Blocked Tear ducts

Hi Ladies My little man has blocked tear ducts! One has cleared really well and only ever has a t...

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My DS had a blocked duct as well and what a pain in the bum it was! I cleaned it regularly with saline and had chlorsig drops for wh...

mamaluv

Microtia birth defect

On the 13th Jan 2012 I gave birth to a very handsome lil man who is an absolute delight to have i...

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Mmas_Dawod wrote: mamaluv wrote:On the 13th Jan 2012 I gave birth to a very handsome lil man who is an absolute delight to have in o...

Poos

Put her on a fresh white towel after a long, warm bath - never failed to get the bowels going lol...

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my little man is also a quick feeder. But I know my flow is fast, especially when boob is full. He likes 8-15 mins feeds (average of...

*~Zimbee~*

Pimply face

Hi Ladies! My little man has gotten a lot of pimple on his face in the last 2 days, they are pret...

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Thanks ladies, i remember my doctor telling me not to worry last time, but i didnt know what caused them!! Thanks

Treill01

Will mother's allergies be passed on to their baby?

Hi, I am 27 and 7 weeks pregnant with my first child. I was born with a sensitivity to anything...

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Hi Tiffany, Sadly yes, allergies can be passed down to children. I have allergies inherited from my father (my half sister does as w...

gemsbec

Eye sight

Hi everyone I was just wondering...how far can a baby see?? My little boy is 6 weeks old tomor...

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I went to the optometrist about an eye condition that both my dd dad and I both had. The optometrist was not concerned and wants to ...

Laura_Horrell

immunisations

on friday, im due to take ds for his 6 week needles. unfortunately, both ds and myself wailed so ...

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2tinks wrote: Isn't it meant to be at 2 months or am I missing something? Dd3 is 6 weeks and am not getting anything done for anothe...

Tegan2good

Newborns and wind

Most times when my new born wakes up from a sleep, he'll start this incredible cry because he has...

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Pumping their legs (bicycle movements) seemed to work the best with my DD.. I tried everything under the sun n this was the only thi...

Kimi_x

Vomitting like a fountain - Help?

Hi, my baby girl is almost 10 weeks old however she was born 6 weeks pre-term. She has always vom...

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Oh I've heard about that! Glad you got to the bottom of it

Sarahclaire88

Baby acne

Hi ladies, I was hoping someone could give me some advice. My 8 & 1/2 week son had some baby acne...

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hello my little one had the same nurse said not to worry it will go away just put some cream on there to help get rid of it!! or vi...

Matthew-743

1 week old has congestion - safe to use Euky Bear Vaporiser

Hi, Our new girl has a pretty severe stuffy nose (we think it is bad!), we purchased a Euky Bear...

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Hey, u can use the vaporizer but just water the oils etc will actually irritate them more being so young. But that and saline up the...

melissadu

Pimples on head and face

My 3 week old baby has had red like pimples on his head and face since birth but it has gradually...

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As far as I'm aware, that is all your hormones coming out of baby. But don't quote me on that. I wouldn't be worried... unless your...

mummymeg

Anyone used cranial osteopath for babys reflux/upset tummy

Morning Has anyone used a cranial osteopath to help with reflux and upset tummys with a newborn?...

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Took our son to an osteopath a few times. Each time the osteopath would say "he might be a bit unsettled for a day or 2, but that's ...

mummymeg

Reflux/Neocate/Allergy/Not Sleeping advice appreciated

Good Monday morning. My DS is now 4 weeks old. He hasnt been sleeping well last couple of weeks ...

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Hello, My DD was the same as your DS since we got home from hospital. She would breastfeed for hours at a time then cry hystericall...

Mama_2_be

Milk Spots/baby acne

My son is 4 weeks old and is mainly BF and has some nasty milk spots. they are mainly on his chin...

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I agree with pp,Breastmilk is the best for anything like that.

mylilmiss

reflux? milk intolerance? colic?

I am at wits end not knowing what to do anymore. My 9 week old girl has never been happy or not f...

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Thanks for all your replies! I already use a dummy and yes it's a life saver...she loves her dummy. Ive decided to can everything......

mum2taylor

having to help 2 week old poo every time

Can anyone offer me any advice. My son is 2 weeks old and is formula fed. He passed the green tar...

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With bf babies, they don't poo everyday. They can go for 2 weeks without pooing. It isn't a problem, there just isn't much waste. I ...

s_heagney

Is this a latex allergy

I bought some latex dummies for my 4 week old yesterday, and today she has about 5-6 red pimple l...

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congrats on the new bub hard to tell without seeing a piccie, but it could just be milk pimples

Replynowdammit

Hemifacial Microsomia

I have searched the forum for this but can only find things a few years old. Wondering if anyone ...

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Tracey Marshall

Poos

Hi. My 10 week old breastfed baby is only using his bowels every 7 days. Today his poo was a ye...

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My BF little girl is now 15 weeks and was previously only pooing once a week, sometimes with the colour and texture you describe, no...