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Your Toddler's Growth and Development

VinDieselIsHot

22 month old's behaviour has changed within the last week.

My 22 month old's behaviour has changed rather quickly in the last week. She'll say no to me whe...

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Lately she's not drinking all of her last bottle (she still has a bottle before bed). But she asks for her bottle during the day so...

squeek06

Anger in 5yr old

My DS is 5 and has in the last couple of months started to get really angry. If he is playing wit...

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My 4yr old boy has the same problem, if he doesn't get his own way and has started hitting me. Gets very angry If I tell him off for...

Saulfaa

My daughter is 2 and loves the website ABC3 (try it!)

Does anyone know of any sites where she can do some age appropriate activities such as games, let...

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mum of 5 blessings /3 are angels

thinking seriously of moving DS 2 into his own room.

DS. 2 is 15 months He still wakes up during the for bottle that don't worry me. ( if his thirst...

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Yes, you definitely will miss your DS when he gets moved, I missed my DS. But he slept better and longer and therefore I slept bett...

Kathryn86

Need ear plugs!! SQUEALING

Hi mummies, My 18 month old DD used to be really good when it came to using words. She would say...

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Dockerty-1

My baby wont sit up she 10 Months

Hi, Can someone help me . My baby was born 5 weeks early , and she still not sitting up yet. ...

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Often they crawl before sitting so don't stress unless she is doing nothing. Sitting her up WON'T help her tummy muscles improve to ...

Hearing

DD1 has a hearing test tomorrow and i was just wondering if anyone could tell me what to expect. ...

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Thanks! Tuesday is the big day, im so nervous. Everyone has been so reassuring, telling me its no big deal, fifteen minutes yadayad...

mum_of_twins

Was your baby a late walker?

Hi I was wondering if any other mum's have experienced this with their little one. My twins are ...

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Hard for us mums to not compare to other babies, especially when ours don't follow the standard developmental milestones! Don't know...

knockonwood

Finally started walking!!

My gorgeous DD was in a pavlik harness for about 6 months when she was young, so I certainly didn...

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I'm sorry to hear that, it must be hard for you having to watch her go through it. Yeah it is hard seeing her in pain and not bei...

white_with_three

fontanelles

How old was your toddler when their posterior fontanelle (the one on the top of the head) closed ...

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Thats it Skip. They're still ready to tanti at any moment! I guess its another one of them things where they can differ so much, and...

Toddler behaviour is exasperating!!

LOL I know how you feel!! Well, the only thing I can think of at the moment... when do you give D...

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i only asked about a sleep cuz on days when my DS doesnt nap properly they are much much worse in the evenings same with DD if she ...

Squidge38

17 Month Old Weight?

Hi all, Just a quick question, my little girl is almost 17 months, is about 80cms tall(so 50th pe...

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My dd is 19 mth and weighs about 9.5kg. She is tiny and still in a size O, kinda worrying as I have 2 older dds who are very big for...

*chonnie*

Tongue Tie

My DS is 4 and has been going to a speech therapist for the last 6 months. She noticed today that...

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Just thought I would do an update on my DS. We've decided to go privately for his initial appointment as the wait through the hospit...

more*cake

Anyone deferred prep for 5 year old

(I originally posted this in the baby section...opps, should've been in toddler..). So here is th...

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Hi mummy&bubba, how'd you go with your decision? Did you end up pulling your little one out of prep? One of the reasons why I'm comf...

jeshka

how much is too much???

hi all, my lil girl is 16 months i dont know whether i should be concerned or not about a few th...

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sounds perfectly normal to me. My little one is almost 16months and she still has about 13hours of sleep overnight and if we are ho...

ash28

Not many words

When did u kids starting talking. I have a 21 month old and he does not say many words.

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We're the opposite! DD started talking at 12 months and had a repertoire of more than 80 words by 15 months. In our mother's group s...

centuryofbows

Wollf Parkinson's White Syndrome

Hi, My Nephew 2 y/o nephew was admitted last night with a heart beat of 240> They have rush...

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Thx Missy - My brother and the mother of my nephew are no longer together and she would stop at nothing to get him back. I can't he...

Kirby_Maxwell

Baby casting

Hey Hamilton mums! Exciting news for you! the company that did the casting of our wee girl is com...

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cuteygal

1st hair cut

Hi guys My 23 month old is starting to need a hair cut, can anyone recommend a good hair stylist ...

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Hi, Try talking to your hair dresser. Most are pretty good at dealing with kids. I have a great hairdresser but is in East Auckland...

goofyisherbestfriend

3.5 year old still has formula

Anyone else's still have it? Dds eating is shocking , our doctor has recommended she remain on i...

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She's always been a little but often eater and cut out her nap bottle to try to increase her appetite for dinner which has worked, ...

amy0210

Vitamins

Hey does anyone use vitamin supplements for their fussy eaters my boy is 2 and 2 months and is ab...

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i wouldnt give a child vitamins, they need nutrition from food. i know it can be hard to get a toddler to eat, but just continue and...

shull

TANTRUMS!!!! HELP!!!

TANTRUMS!!!! HELP!!! 2Y/O Daughter having bad tantrums when waking from nap time! what can I do ...

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My daughter did the same thing..I would offer hugs and show that I I understand what she was goin thru even tough I didn't..if that ...

Laydee10

Clenching her fingers

Hey I'm abit concern with my 2 year old she started clenching her fingers and crossing them over ...

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Oh and I forgot to mention she complains about pain inher hands and fingers after she does this

Riley&Sienna

Terrible 2's

So this is out first son who is now 2 and a half. While 50% of the time he is pretty good, boy ca...

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I find him to be very bosses, and constantly talks back at me. If I tell him 'stop it' he will say 'noooo YOU STOP IT' he will even...

Boyc2

Stuttering

Hi all, My 2yo son (very nearly 3) stutters a lot. I have been told by lots of people that he h...

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me DD stutters sometimes, she 3 and a bit. it seems to be that she has so much to say and gets all excited and her mouth gets left b...

How much does/did your 1-year-old weigh

As mentioned in topic title?

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Hi Nic DS was weighed while in hospital the other day and he's 7.8kg.

LouChoo

baby weight

I was only thinking recently of posting about weight.....so, how much did your baby weigh at 5 mo...

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My DD is 11.3kgs & 68.5cms long... She is almost 6mths old... thanks guys. she almost 5 months and I just weighed her, she's 8kg a...

3 lil monkeys

How much weight

should a 4/5 year old gain a month roughly?

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Thanks everyone. I'm not too concerned, just more curious. She actually was at the doc when they weighed her and she wasn't concerne...

3 lil monkeys

How much weight

should a 4/5 year old gain a month roughly?

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joy21

22mth showing signs of aggression

Our darling son who is 22mths has in the past week began to push other children over and also has...

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Thanks ladies, i think i just needed reassurance that it was a phase as i was beginning to think this behaviour was only isolated to...

gina78

Sudden weight gain in 3 year old

We had our DD (age 3yrs 5mths) weighed and measured the other day and her results were 15.7kg(wit...

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We had our DD (age 3yrs 5mths) weighed and measured the other day and her results were 15.7kg(with clothes) and 91cm tall. Exactly...

VinDieselIsHot

How do i get my 20 month old to pick up toys after herself?

Hi ladies, I have afew questions.... I would like my 20 month old to pick up her toys after she...

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DF and I have both tried everything to get DS to just help pick up the toys and yesterday was the first day he helped and he is near...

Kidsnutrition

Kids Nutrition Research

Nutrition is vital for children's normal growth and development. Have you have ever thought abo...

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TallulahBelle

Triple P

Hi everyone I was interested to hear from anyone that's done a triple P or I think the other n...

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Thank you so much! It sounds perfect - exactly what I wanted help with as DD is getting more challenging Thanks for all the info,...

white_with_three

What age did your bubba go through separation anxiety?

Im pretty sure this is what DD2 is suffering from. She follows me everywhere around the house whi...

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Thanks everyone for your replies Its good to know there are other babies going through the same thing (and other mums who feel the ...

Noahys

15month old naughty and he knows it

DS is 15 months old and for a week now he has been acting naughty. He touches the rubbish bin, pl...

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Your baby is not being naughty...I can assure you that. They are exploring! They don't understand that the bin is yucky or that the...

R3n33

DD not using her words

Hi, DD is a bit of a screamer by nature but the issue is that half the time she just needs to sa...

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Hi, DD is a bit of a screamer by nature but the issue is that half the time she just needs to say "I'm scared" or "may I please ha...

knockonwood

How long after standing did yours walk?

How long after your baby/toddler started pulling themselves up to a standing position did they st...

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It took my DD ages!!! She was standing at 8 months but didn't walk until almost 17 months!

Kubota Chick & 2

Late walkers

HI Ladies. DD has just turned one and can walk using a push walker(not the round one they stand i...

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my very active 5yr didnt walk untill she was 22mths she bum shuffled everywhere dont worry about once they are up they dont stop

Amy00

Toddler Independence??

So recently my DD who is 2.5 has learnt how to open the fridge etc, just wondering, do we allow t...

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Personally I think that eating many small meals instead of 3 large big ones is better. I put food that I am happy for them to have a...