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myrtleturtle replied to topic TTC no 2 - were you as excited as the first time?

We are TTC at the moment and are FAR more excited this time than the last!!

Wednesday 08 August 06:07pm
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myrtleturtle started new topic High Risk Pregnancy (Baby #2)

My fist child was born prematurely with a very low birth rate due to Pre Eclampsia and Eclampsia resulting in seizures and 4 resuscitation attempts. We tried for baby number two 12 months ago, and ...

Tuesday 10 July 04:05pm
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myrtleturtle started new topic Neocate- anyone's toddler on it?

DD is 21 months old, born 3 months premature, she's had ongoing problems and is on Neocate as a full diet, and whatever else she nibbles isn't counted. Is anyone's toddler in the same situation? Ho...

Monday 02 July 06:21pm
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myrtleturtle replied to topic How often do you wash pj's

Only every few days, unless they get dirty! DD's, each day regardless as with all her clothes

Tuesday 22 May 03:02am
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myrtleturtle started new topic Oral Contraceptive- Ginet-84... HELP!

Do you use Ginet 84 as sole contraception??

Friday 11 May 03:54am
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myrtleturtle replied to topic Feeding on the go

I haven't read all the other comments, but, we live very rural so to go anywhere it's guaranteed a bottle will need to be made! So I take clean sterilized empty bottles, a thermos with hot water an...

Tuesday 24 April 04:40am
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myrtleturtle started new topic High Blood Pressure &

Does anyone here have chronic hypertension? How do you deal with it? Since having DD at 25 weeks gestation (19 months ago) due to severe PE, I have had chronic hypertension and have since began ge...

Monday 23 April 04:51am
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myrtleturtle replied to topic 25 weeks and feeling extremely unwell

Busy or not, I would go to the hospital. Honestly, you don't want something to happen and bubs to come early, I had my baby at 25 weeks and it's a very hard road!! Hope all's well.

Sunday 12 February 06:56am
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myrtleturtle started new topic Massive Vent!! Advice?

I think this may end up being a very long story, so thanks to those who can be bothered reading it!! Basically, my parent's split, my biological father was a real druggy, doing it all. Mum got wit...

Thursday 09 February 05:27am
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myrtleturtle replied to topic Was anyone ever warned by their GP that 'the pill' can do this???

Missing the sugar pills is actually prescribed for some women like myself, I only have one period every six months. I obviously was told this by a gynecologist, not a GP.

Friday 03 February 08:13pm
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myrtleturtle started new topic Moving to Oroua Downs

Hi Ladies!! We are a dairy farming family and are on our way to a farm in Oroua Downs from Christchurch! Are there any mummies in the surrounding areas? I'm going to be lonely!!

Friday 03 February 03:45am
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myrtleturtle replied to topic Light spotting at @ 5 1/2 weeks pregnant

Hi, my first pregnancy I had no bleeding whatsoever so know what it's like to be sprung upon you! Unfortunately, that's how my miscarriage started. I only had brown discharge when I wiped, not enou...

Tuesday 31 January 03:42am
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myrtleturtle started new topic Heart Condition's

So cut to the chase, I am on the verge of having a heart attack... at 20 years old!! I various heart problems/symptoms and I am so tired ALL the time! I have no energy and can't even walk as far as...

Monday 30 January 06:25am
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myrtleturtle started new topic UTI's in babies

DD is 16 months old, born at 25 weeks gestation. The last few days she has been shocking, not sleeping during the night, grizzling/ moaning/ crying/ screaming etc which is totally unlike her! She's...

Thursday 26 January 04:19am
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myrtleturtle replied to topic 14mnth wets through night nappy

If he always sleeps on his tum, pop the nappy on backwards, that way its filling up more at the back and sitting higher. Also, try to keep his penis pointing down, if its up the wee's are shooting ...

Wednesday 25 January 05:26am
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myrtleturtle started new topic Vote for my ex- 25 weeker!!!!

Please Ladies!!! Isobella is my 16 month old ex- 25 weeker! We have been through many struggles as you can imagine, and we would really love to win this! I have never done this before, but would lo...

Monday 23 January 11:09pm
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myrtleturtle replied to topic Any tips to stop kids falling forward

We have the same problem with DD (16 months, 7.5kg). Even in a rear facing carseat!! We live over an hour from town, so she goes to sleep in the car both ways, has her head on a almost 90degree ang...

Monday 23 January 09:56pm
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myrtleturtle replied to topic Any teen mums

Suspicious much? I can't even suss out a ticker!

Saturday 21 January 05:12am
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myrtleturtle replied to topic Little Worried!

It's definitely a sign of pre-eclampsia, and as much as it's hard to do don't just brush it off. I had severe PE at 25 weeks and delivered by emergency c section a couple of hours after finding out...

Saturday 21 January 12:23am
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myrtleturtle replied to topic My 9wks old wont slow down with growing!!

Wow big bubbas!! My DD is 16 months old and weighs 7.5kg

Tuesday 17 January 05:30am
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