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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Brown discharge between cycles?

I've been getting abnormal bleeds in between periods that then taper off into that dark brown discharge that lasts for days. Just when that comes to an end, then I get my period. I went to the doct...

Monday 09 July 02:49pm
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Good pregnancy=tough birth or tough pregnancy=good birth

I had a great pregnancy (aside from the reflux and usual discomforts toward the end). However, I did have a complicated labor and delivery. There were no signs I was even ready to give birth at 40...

Thursday 03 May 12:54am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Nappy question

I was in New Zealand and got some off the Trademe Website. I got 19 (was supposed to be 20) for all up around $140 including shipping. I think they were called Sunny Baby. I'm not using them at the...

Thursday 03 May 12:47am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Controlled Crying

I also found that when it was real bad during the day, carrying her around in a baby sling and doing what I needed to do helped her feel close to me and safe. Sometimes she would doze off. So, I wo...

Thursday 03 May 12:44am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Controlled Crying

I know a lot of people will think the answer to this question is never, but when is it okay to start using controlled crying on your baby? I seem to have a bit of trouble getting my 10 week old t...

Thursday 03 May 12:39am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Bumbo seats...

I saw it on the news, the main reason for the concern apart from what's been said here, was that babies were falling out of them when (stupid) parents put the chair on the ...

Thursday 03 May 12:24am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic disposable nappy users

I used reusables and now back to disposables (we have to pay to use a laundry so there are no financial savings with the reusables right now). In both instances I would change my five month old whe...

Wednesday 02 May 12:08am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Is this PPD or just a bad moment/few days.

from reading your posts it sounds like you are just a bit overwhelmed and exhausted at the moment rather than depressed. By all means I am not a DR but I do have a family member who has battled wi...

Tuesday 01 May 12:36am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Is this PPD or just a bad moment/few days.

I didnt have it with my 1st but this time around I did/do it is the worst feeling in the world u cant describe it or understand it enough if u havent been thru it!! I have been diagnosed with an...

Tuesday 01 May 12:31am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Is this PPD or just a bad moment/few days.

ohh silver, i was wondering how u were doin. i dont have any experience with PND but a friend had it and she just didnt want to be with her dd, she also admitted to not having a connection with h...

Tuesday 01 May 12:28am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Is this PPD or just a bad moment/few days.

sorry your feeling this way, I don't have any advice on PPD but had a thought. could it just be because you are now spending time with your DH, especially after doing everything for you and your D...

Tuesday 01 May 12:20am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Most Hated names in America

You forgot Le-a (pronounced Le-Dasha (the dash be silent).

Sunday 29 April 03:21am
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Silver_Nailpolish started new topic Is this PPD or just a bad moment/few days.

I'm wondering if I might be developing PPD. Earlier tonight, I headed out for a bit and the tornado siren started wailing just as I was about to get gas. Hubby rang while I was at the gas station ...

Sunday 29 April 03:16am
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Silver_Nailpolish started new topic Meeting Dad at 4 months old

My baby girl and I flew from Christchurch to Los Angeles and met 'Dad' for the first time on March 17th. As some of you know, we were originally looking to relocate 'Dad' to NZ, but the cost for ...

Thursday 05 April 12:35am
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Silver_Nailpolish started new topic Gaia products

I was wondering if anyone who has a baby with sensitive skin can tell me if they've used the Gaia bath and body? Is it okay? Also, the moisturiser. Same question. I have Aveeno moisturiser, but ...

Tuesday 13 March 04:59am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic 3.5 month old meets Dad next week

Thanks for the feedback. I will definitely let you know how it goes. I'm sure there are plenty of new mothers that wind up in a similar position of having a baby and Dad's unable to be there. (Arme...

Sunday 11 March 07:13am
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Silver_Nailpolish started new topic 3.5 month old meets Dad next week

I flew from the US to NZ end of August about 6 months pregnant. The idea was that hubby would work toward getting the money together to come over. I was here barely a week and decided I missed him ...

Sunday 11 March 05:48am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Hyperthyroidism

I had hyperthyroidism after my first baby, I wasn't to go on any medication as I was breastfeeding so I had regular blood tests and it went away by itself. Awesome to hear. I spoke to the nurse ...

Thursday 08 March 05:38am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Hyperthyroidism

Re-reading your post, it sounds like you went through a personal hell getting it under control, but glad you're all good now. The only real noticeable symptom I have right now is the flutter in t...

Friday 02 March 09:11am
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Silver_Nailpolish replied to topic Hyperthyroidism

Thanks for you reply Vanessa. I kind of get the impression that the initial consult to an endocrinologist (where I will be sent) could start at $300, not including any tests. If I had have had sym...

Friday 02 March 09:07am
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