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Craniostenosis

I notice that there is nothing current on Craniostenosis. I have recently been through diagnosis ...

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Mister Lukas and Miss Eve

Tummy bug or ???

Yesterday DD projectile vomitted after every bottle, because she has reflux i thought it was just...

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cocoshell

Itching her ear?

Hi My 9 month old in the past few days has been sticking her finger in her outer ear and scratch...

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I don't know what it is, but I get that too. Its like my ear drum is itchy, so rubbing the outside scratches the inside

L_Milligan

Reflux

Cooper is 3 weeks and 2 days old today. We spent today down at the plunket family centre for brea...

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I'm all for what's going to be best for him and keep him out of pain. It's my partner that needs the convincing. Trial and error! ...

12449A7B

New born hearing screening

Does anyone know where you can be seen privately for a hearing test if your baby fails the hearin...

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The screen uses two quick and simple tests to see if there is a need for further investigation. These are called the Otoacoustic Emi...

Bailey_&_Brayden

chicken pox!

heys everyone i dunno if any of you can help but my 5 year old has chicken pox just wondering wat...

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Thanks for sharing this wonderful and useful information..I rang my health nurse and she said that her problems won’t get them as sh...

Marmy61

HIgh Pitched Wheezing...

Hiya Ladies, Just after a bit of advice. My little DD has had these weird high pitched wheezing...

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Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through narrowed breathing tubes. If wheezing ...

RobinS

Bub's a little too well behaved

Just wondering if anyone else has a bub who's really well behaved, Caleigh is just over 4 weeks o...

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Hi guys, thanks for all the reassurance, Caleigh's now 9 weeks old & still a little angel, she has her moments of fussing but on the...

Shell_Lee

Immunisation

DS2 had his 8 week vaccination at 11.45am yesterday, and was fine until around 4.30 pm when start...

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Thank you. That is what I've been told, but conflicting info has made me question. Damn me and my reading too much! roll eyes Bah...

Miss MumtoOne

Anyone suggest a good Paedatrician

So it looks like DS is going to have to see a paedatrician (for silent reflux) So now I'm won...

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ejg85

Hiccups!!

Hi, My little girl is about 10 days old and gets hiccups all the time. Its ridiculous how often ...

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My DD had them all the time as a baby. She still gets them but not as often and she's 9 months old now.

Bellybutton bleeding

Just changed DS's nappy and he had some dry blood in and around his bellybutton. I cleaned it out...

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Don't clean it so often - it only really needs a very gentle clean when he's having a bath. It needs to heal and if you're cleaning ...

*OurDarling*

Should I be worried?

Hi everyone, I was shocked this morning when i woke up and discovered my nearly 4 week old baby ...

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I've had the same thing and it scared me too! My son is now 1 month old, and he managed to roll onto his side on purpose several ti...

wills mum

TEETHING?

hi guYS WONDERING IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME mY GUY IS 15WKS AND HAS BEEN DROOLING AND PULI...

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Hello friend nice information for newborn baby’s mamma. Really this information is very helpful for her. Thank you.

LK001

Dr in Yarraville/Seddon area

Hi Does anyone know of a good GP in the inner western suburbs of Melbourne? I need to find a new ...

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Hayley13

Echogenic Intracardiac Focus

I am 23 weeks pregnant with our first baby and had a check up today with the hospital midwives. T...

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Hi there, just wondering how everything went with your baby with the echogenic intracardiac focus in the left ventricle of the heart...

Dysplasia of the hip

I took my 2 month old son to get an ultrasound of hips today.He needed the ultrasound as he was ...

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Hi there Our DD1 has DHD, it was picked up at 2 weeks of age & she was put in a Brace for 6 months full-time (no baths), then fo...

acruz

Should I be concerned

My DD has not done a poo for almost 2 days! She is a fully breastfed baby and shes not complainin...

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Thanks ladies... Its good to know that its pretty normal.... Thanks for putting my mind at ease

KH81FC

Reflux and Zantac

How do you give Zantac to your baby? I have a 4 week old and doc has prescribed it 2.5ml twice a...

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Get a syringe that has a silicon attachment that go past the gag reflex but it has a ring that stops you putting it in too far. They...

CaCy83

Runny Bowel Motions

Hi Everyone, My DS is 11 weeks old today, and has been fully formula fed since birth. Since birt...

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Hi! When we put our daughter onto S26 gold her poos went really runny for a long time! Our nurse told us to take her off it and put ...

Whooping Cough

it is a bit of a worry before they are able to be immunised, but even once they have their 2 mont...

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so not wanting to sound like my mum but if whooping cough is going around i wouldn't be taking her out in crowded public places eith...

stephmaree

Difficulty whilst bottle feeding

Iv'e posted another topic thinking it was constipation but now im not so sure, whilst i am feedin...

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If you don't get answers ask for a referral to a paediatrician

princess_louise25

Colic

HELP!!! My poor darling 2 week old girl has Colic! It is killing me seeing her in so much pain, a...

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I have tried the brauer colic relief and has helped alot!! A friend also recomended taking my girl to a chiropractor, as that helped...

STB2

strong 10week old...does yours do this?

hi ladies My 10week old DS for the last week or so has been pulling himself forward whilst layin...

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he is freakishly strong for such a young bub,strangers are always commenting on it! gah i hope he isnt gunna be another early develo...

stephmaree

How often should 1month old have soiled nappies?

My baby is just over a month old and he only has a dirty nappy every 3 or 4 days, sometimes when ...

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maybe you can look a the water you are putting in n make sure you mixing right. when i put mine onto bottles at one i always added ...

RobinS

Gestational Diabetes & bub

Hi, just wondering if any mum's could share their experience of what happens after bub is born wh...

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I've had GD with both my pregnancies and controlled both with diet (DD from 30 weeks, DS from 12 weeks). With DD they didn't do a...

Tejaellu

Taking baby's temp under arm

Hi ladies, just wondering if its true that when you take a babys (7month old) temp from under the...

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yes your are meant to and an extra degree when taking axillary temp (under arm) it even say's it on the instruction of my thermomete...

mummy 2 4+1

Boys need the snip, DH very unimpressed!

Hi all, My boys had another followup over their constant foreskin issues and their inability to ...

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I'm confused. What are the medical reasons? Bathroom splatter?

Purple Mummy

When did your baby hold there head up?

My lil guy is almost 6 wks old, ive noticed that he favours the right side, when he lays down. Wh...

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My babies have always had strong necks and were holding their heads up and looking around straight after birth. I was worried about ...

weaselross

Hip Displaysia

I need some help and ideas. My son is 14mths old and we have just been told his hip is not in th...

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sweetcady

Blood in Nose of Newborn

Hi, My 5 week old has a cold - we have all had the flu but she has been relatively well just a b...

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hi, my little boy had a few nose bleeds too. When he went for his 6 week check the doctor had a look and he had one of those small ...

Cherrie_Ashley

I am so upset

Hi everyone I just wanted to see if this has happened to anyone else today my 9 week old daught...

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how scary! Hopefully it wont happen again!

mummy22+1

Formula feed 12week old

Help........ Very confused. My 12 week old has been formula feed from birth and his poo have alw...

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He is on Nuture gold starter and yes being made exactly the way it should. My 1st DS was FF from birth aswell and was usually consti...

danie86

granuloma

i was just wondering if anyone's baby has had to get a granuloma cortorized and how their baby ha...

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Hi my little man his his granuloma done three times with silver nitrate and he didnt react at all, doctor said to me all it can do i...

giirlinluv

Heat rash

My daughter has heatrash right across her face and on her head. Its been there almost a week, and...

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cornflour

CaCy83

Silent Reflux?

Hi Everyone! I'm just wondering if anyone has any experience with their bub having silent reflux...

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hi there did you get an answer from your gp? my dd had both silent reflux and colic, i noticed that the screaming started same time ...

Lalas2Dudes

late development of reflux?

ok, so DS1 had reflux, and i know what to do about it if this is what DS2 has... however he has ...

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CaCy83

Cradle Cap?

Hi Everyone! My DS is almost 6 weeks old, and just tonight when I was bathing him I noticed that...

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This sounds very similar to what my little one had. Hers was a little patch of mild eczema on her forehead and cradle cap on her hea...

Mummaof5**

Newborn ASD PDA

Well on DD2's newborn checkup the paed noticed a loud heart murmer.. Her response was that it sou...

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Thanks heaps guys.. So sad these parents n bubbas have to go through things like that :'( DD went for her second scan today.. PDA i...

Sarah_B_Nz41

Bandy legs?

hi there, I have a six week old baby whose legs appear to curve inwards (bandy). Is this norma...

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Im sure its fine baby's legs are still growing and developing its quite normal to have a bend in them...