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Mum2BeautifulBoys started new topic Can you recommend a good playgroup?

Hi ladies, I am currently looking for a playgroup for my 3 boys. They are 2.5yrs, 15mths and 2wks. Not feeling too confident about getting out of the house with all 3 kids and was hoping to make...

Friday 17 February 02:27am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys started new topic Bleeding after stretch and sweep.

Hi Ladies, I had a stretch and sweep done on Tuesday at lunchtime, its now thursday night and I still have lots of red bloody mucus. Just wondering how long you are meant to bleed for? And wheth...

Friday 27 January 07:40am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic How to ask for no visitors after bubs birth.

I'd keep the post casual, put something like 'baby has arrived and we are both doing well and I'm looking forward to everyone meeting baby once we get home... I'll keep you posted on when Im up ...

Thursday 26 January 07:38am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic How to ask for no visitors after bubs birth.

I have no qualms telling people I don't do visitors in hospital! We did have family only but our friends would not be bothered by that at all. You have to do what is right for you and if people ge...

Thursday 26 January 04:53am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys started new topic How to ask for no visitors after bubs birth.

Hi ladies, Yesterday I received some very exciting news - I'm going to be induced Saturday arvo! We are very excited to be meeting our little boy so soon. I was after some advice on how to wor...

Thursday 26 January 04:33am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Dr says baby could come this weekend

I've been told for each of my children that they were going to come early (about 35wks) and they didn't make an arrival until late in the 39th wk. For this pregnancy I was told that bub was coming...

Sunday 22 January 10:37pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Is it too late to switch, private to public?

This is my 3rd child and I have been through the public system with each of them and it has not cost me a cent. In Queensland, well Brisbane where I am from anyway, the public system cannot turn y...

Saturday 21 January 05:26pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic 2nd time round or more - your fears & what would you do differently?

All I can say is that every pregnancy is different so just because things happened the first time doesn't mean that it will happen like that the second or third time. You will be more confident in...

Friday 20 January 09:58pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic 34 weeks and getting depressed

Currently 37wks pregnant with DS3 and totally over it. All I can say is what you are feeling is pretty normal with any pregnancy that is not your first. I was so over this pregnancy at 32wks I wa...

Friday 20 January 08:09pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Dilating

In qld the general practice is not to check unless there is a medical need. In my first pregnancy I didn't have an internal until I needed to be induced at 39wks. In my second pregnancy I didn't ...

Friday 20 January 12:38am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Who's paying for what?

I am having my third child and all have been delivered through the public health system. The only thing I had to pay for was the NT scan at 12wks as it is an 'optional extra' other than that I hav...

Wednesday 18 January 07:37pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Bleeding during Pregnancy

Hi, I had bleeding throughout my first pregnancy and this current pregnancy. With my first pregnancy I had 3 episodes of bleeding in the 1st trimester that were so heavy I was told that a miscar...

Monday 16 January 03:08am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic pee stick humour

Been there, done that sooooo many times!

Tuesday 10 January 09:19pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Anyone been induced because of a big baby?

Thanks for your replies ladies. I am seeing the Ob today and I am seriously going to grovel for an induction at 37/38weeks. By then he is predicted to be 9 pounds. Not sure they will do it but I ...

Tuesday 10 January 08:52pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys started new topic Anyone been induced because of a big baby?

Hi ladies, I'm currently 35wks pregnant with my 3rd child and had an ultrasound today they measured the bubs weight and he is currently measuring just over 3.5kg/8pounds. They said that I should...

Tuesday 10 January 01:50am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Red Cabbage test

this is very interesting! what is the bicarb test? sounds another interesting test! when i am preg i plan to do these lol Well put 1 tablespoon of bicarb into a cup and pee into the cup. If it ...

Sunday 08 January 07:49pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Red Cabbage test

I did the bicarb test and it was accurate.

Sunday 08 January 06:15pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic Extremely sore feet when getting out of bed

I know some women get carpel tunnel syndrome from all the extra fluid they are carrying restricting blood flow. As it appears to be a circulatory issue I would definately get it checked as you want...

Sunday 08 January 06:13pm
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic q regarding baby bonus

Just something to think about... baby bonus is tax free but the paid maternity leave is considered taxable income so you are taxed on it as earnings. It might be benificial to see whether having t...

Sunday 08 January 03:59am
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Mum2BeautifulBoys replied to topic UPDATED...

You could try a digital test but I would wait 48hrs and try again - the line should get a fair bit darker then.

Monday 02 January 06:42pm
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