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CaCy83

Grunting and Straining

Hi Everyone!! My bubba is 3 weeks old tomorrow, and its my first baby, so not really sure whats ...

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Thanks. Better Safe Then Sorry Is A Motto To Live By.

lilzekesmum

clomid resulting in twins or mutiply pregnacy

hi all just wondering how many of you hav taken clomid and resulted in twins or a multipul pregna...

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She was petrified when she found out!! She already had a 3yo DS, and her trips are 2 DD's and a DS, so she has 2 of each and no fam...

AT899D

4 weeks old and constipated

hello my son is 4 weeks old and he is constipated i am breast feeding and feeding him karicare go...

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Try the standard karicare (from birth, blue tin) as it is thinner...my son did not get constipated with it. I mainly BF and FF my so...

Help#4

Just been told....

My DS2 is 10 weeks old on Friday and I have just taken him to the dr's due to a nagging cough. I ...

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Hi, I didnt have this problem, my lil man wasnt so lil, he was a whopping 10p 4o (4650g or something like that) and he was a lil pig...

TurtleTum

Just want to check

I've read posts similar to what I am trying to work out but I am still not sure. I have a 7 week ...

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Ok thanks. Yeah I would love a manual especially with this one. He is so different from my daughter she was so straight forward. ...

GLWCHW

Milk protien allergy

My 4 week old daughter has been diagnosed with a milk protien allergy and we have been referred t...

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Hi, my DD milk protein allergy was diagnosed via a stool sample and then referral to Paediatrician...its amazing what a difference t...

Maruschkevilj

A lot of cramping

My daughter (2 weeks old) gets extreme cramping after drinking. I have cut out everything possib...

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mine used to be the same, I cut out Garlic, chocolater, onion, tomato etc and she was still a 'colicy' baby, I used to use Brauers c...

GLWCHW

Newborn cold

Just need to vent...am so so so annoyed last week a friend visited and was getting over a cold an...

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Im in the same boat as you my 3 weeks old (3 weeks today) got a nasty cold from a child at playgroup as did my two other children. I...

Melclarke

snorting when crying

is snorting normal when baby is crying????

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my 16 week old daughter taylah does it ALL the time. so cute and funny.

jacki33

umbilical hernia

my 10 week old daughter was born with an umbilical hernia. i have been told by a few people to pu...

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Hi, my daughter had one when sh was born. she is now 16 weeks and it dissappeared a good 2 months ago. I have been a nanny for 7 yea...

meggsy76

Pavlick Harness for Developmental Hip Displasia

Hi there, My daughter is nearly 10 weeks old. Just today she has been put into a Pavlick Harness ...

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Megan, I am unable to suggest any helpful hints but I would love for some advise. My daughter who is nearly 6 weeks had her hip ult...

MrsBish

One of 4%, my son was born with a tooth!

When my midwife said, oh he has a tooth, I thought she was kidding. I have never heard of it and...

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When my midwife said, oh he has a tooth, I thought she was kidding. I have never heard of it and never knew it happened. But my s...

chief2323

dribbling

My 2 month old seems to be dribbling ALOT all of a suddent. Is this normal?

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It's so normal, could be teething even at this early age. As discussed in another post the amber teething necklaces are great for dr...

sweetcady

Pentivite - multivitamin for vitamin D Deficiency in newborn

Hi, Just wondering if anyone elses newborn has to take Pentivite? She has to have it because I h...

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well I had the midwife come for a home check and I told her the problens I was having with it and she said that now that she is on f...

chief2323

vaccination

Is it normal for my 2 month old to be sleeping more often then usual after being vaccinated 2 day...

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Same for all 3 of mine Normal for my kids x

Kylie + 2

Smegma?

DS2 has an appointment with a pediatric surgeon on Wednesday cause he has a lump under the foresk...

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He's 11 months and has a "half hooded" foreskin????? So not really sure. I guess I'll find out on Wednesday. Thanks for the info

chief2323

Poo Question

hi my 7 week old is currently being feed expressed breast milk and fomula milk. I have just notic...

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Completely normal Breastfed babies have poo that look like a mustard colour and usually have some flecks in it which is the left ...

chief2323

Flat Head

Hi, I have just noticed that the left side of my 7 week old head is starting to get flat. He also...

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DS1 had this issue too. it was first noticed by the CHN at his 6 week check, it was flat on his right side as he preferred to sleep ...

GLWCHW

Newborn poo question

Hey, we have a 11 day old daughter and for the past 3/4 days her poo's have become almost frothy ...

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Hey guys, thanks for getting back to me. We went and saw an ECN on Monday and she suggested that it could be that my foremilk is hig...

Newborn with rash

It sounds like he might just have a bit of heat rash to me, but if you feel in your gut that it's...

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My almost 6 week old bub had the same thing, the CHN said its either heat rash or what they call a newborn rash (this doesnt go lowe...

ballbaby

Milk rash or eczema?

I've been getting conflicting information and I'm not sure what to believe so wondering what expe...

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Circumcision

Okay, so we are having a boy this time Which brings up the topic of circumcision. For those wit...

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It is only culture that justifies the cutting of the genitals of baby boys, yet makes us outraged about the cutting of baby girls' ...

chief2323

Penis Help

Hi i have a 5 week old boy and at today nappy change i noticed a very small white dot (like a pim...

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Any luck?

snowmummy

Tongue Tie

Hey My little girl was born with Tongue Tie, she is 6 weeks old. The webbing underneath her tongu...

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i have 3 kids & all of them are tongue tied, i believe it is quite common. my kids havent had their tongues clipped at all & can ea...

chief2323

Not pooing

Hi we have just started supplementing our 3 week old with infant fomula. He always on the breast ...

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melissaem

Small fatty head lump

Hi everyone, Our 5wk old DD was born with a small, soft skin coloured bump on her forehead and to...

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chief2323

Pimples

Hi everyone. Just looking for some help/advice. I have a 2 week old newborn who has developed wha...

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Yes, quite common. My DD had that from about 6weeks and it probably lasted a month or so. Very red, very angry looking, all over h...

chief2323

2 Horns on head

Hi everyone, me and my wife just had our newborn boy 2 weeks ago. During birth the Dr had to turn...

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By the sounds of it, they may have had to reattach the vacuum to his head during delivery - thus resulting in the two horns (as you ...

chief2323

Dry flakey skin

Hi everyone. Just looking for some help/advice. I have a 2 week old newborn who seems to have dry...

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My niece was really red and dry straight after birth and peeled from head to toe within 48hrs and the midwives told my SIL that it ...

YummyMummy2010

Anemia

My son was 4 weeks early, and has only put on 155g in the month. I saw the peads doctor yesterday...

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Rissolle

Breast Pumps

Hi.... I'm wanting to buy a breast pump, either Medela or Avent, Avent being half price but Medel...

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Hi, I too had to express for my baby. In hospital I used a automatic Medela breast pump, I found it worked well but way to expensiv...

emmasfirst

Lots of vomit???

Hi All, My baby is 6 weeks old and seems to be vomiting more often than before. She has a pretty ...

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Does she seem to have pains in the belly? Milk protein intolerance can be developed at around 4-8wks, DS has this and we went throug...

annelle

baby poo pellets

hi there, hoping i can get some feedback, my baby is 8months and still bf and on 3 solid meals a...

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try stewed pureed figs with pears. stew either fresh or dried figs with the pears.although not usually recommended , add...

simoneritchie

Runny Poo

Does anyone have suggestions for the reasoning of runny poo. My bub has runny poo, has had it si...

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dont stress it's normal to be runny. my DD will be starting solids next week at 6 months and im not looking forward to her poos then...

3 gorgeous kids

Jittery Baby

You'd think by the 4th baby, nothing would be new, but this is something I haven't come across be...

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Hi There Our Bub was jittery as well they checked his blood sugar level as they were worried it was border line. He is 2 weeks old ...

Kyleyhoward

Doctors Hoxton Park Hinchinbrook Area

Hi, We are new to the area and are looking for a good GP or pediatrician for our 6 week old baby....

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Hi, I have been taking my kids to the Dr at the Green Valley Medical Centre that is in the plaza at the Green Valley shops on Wilson...

my 2boys

Pyloric Stenosis.

My baby (4 weeks) projectile vomits a lot and I mentioned this to the doctor at our last visit, h...

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Hi there How is your baby going? My son was diagnosed @ 3 weeks and had to be tube fed first for 2 days then he was operated on.

mummy_of_mia_jade

EUKYBEAR rub safe for 8 wk old

Hi just wonderin if i can use eukybear rub on my 8 wk old son. Any advice would be great thanks J...

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Hi When they are newborn its best to put on their singlet rather than directly on their skin.

jonjoshua

Bali garden/house things for sale

Hi there Have letterboxs, status, marble/limestone pedestals, marble basins. all brand new at go...

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teething question!

my girl is nearly 12 wks and im pretty sure she is teething she chews her dummy,fists she has pre...

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