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ElleMitch

Healthy baby, gastric bypass mummy Lock

Hi there, am wanting to connect with anyone who may have had a gastric bypass and also be pregnan...

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Hi There, I haven't had a bypass, but I do have a gastric band, so am familiar with the process, limitations and B12 defficienc...

Lisablack1986

Dating scan no yolk sac Lock

Hi I thought I was 8 weeks pregnant however I went for a dating scan today to be told I had a 6 w...

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I had an ultrasound on Friday when I would be 7w 5d. My sac was empty with no yolk and only measuring 6w 2d. This is also my 3rd pre...

Startle reflex Lock

HI Everyone I am wondering when babies lose the startle reflex? My daughter is 15 weeks and i am...

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We have some great tips and advice about baby reflux here: https://www.huggies.com.au/baby-care/health/reflux

HuggiesModerator

Your baby's development: from first words to first steps Lock

https://www.huggies.com.au/baby-care/milestones...

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Pandjsproule

Flat head Lock

Does anyone else's baby have a flat head at the back? My lil boy is 3mths old and he has a f...

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My son also had the flat head and baldness in that area. We consulted the paediatrician and as he mentioned it eventually got better...

Ellawest44

Group B strep test Lock

Hi ladies Just wondering if most of you have gotten this test done? My midwife has never been too...

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I had it done with both of mine was offered in late pregnancy. I think that is standard in Aus though. It was also optional

L.P

Baby length vs adult height. Lock

I was at plunket the other day for DS's 10 month check up, and found out (what I thought) was a r...

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Decided to check this method of height prediction against daughters 2yr stats. She's 15 and reach her full adult height of 5&qu...

Ellawest44

Fundal height Lock

Hi all. Not too sure if I should be overly concerned like I am now! I just saw my midwife and my ...

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As you reach the end of your pregnancy, the fundal height can become less accurate. As your baby grows and fills out your uterus, hi...

kptnz

Your baby's walking timeline? Interested to know! Lock

Hi all I'm just interested to know your baby's walking timeline. My 12 month old is c...

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Our DS took his first step soon after his 1st birthday. Yes, he was standing alone confidently before he started walking. I guess, i...

Susie1980

Is your 8wk old this tall? Lock

My 8 week old is 58cms he is growing rapidly, my dads family are all over 6ft. Maybe he will be a...

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My baby just had her 8 week check and is 64 cms. Tallest baby of that age they'd ever seen. In the uk she is the normal size of...

Irishmers

Cleft lip Lock

Hi I'm currently 22 weeks pregnant at my 20 week ultrasound they saw a 3mm unilateral cleft ...

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Cleft lips and cleft palate are birth defects of the mouth that are formed during early foetal development. Genetic mutations that c...

Elisha_6

Not rolling or crawling but can get into sitting Lock

Hi all I am looking for some ways to encourage my baby to roll/crawl She is nearly 9 months and ...

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Most babies learn to crawl between 6 months and 10 months of age. Some babies who are heavier learn to crawl because they have more ...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

5 month old in Toddler nappies! Do I have a giant baby?! Lol Lock

Hey all, my beautiful 5 month old boy is already too big for crawler nappies (he's not even ...

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That's awesome to know that other bubs are similar, I love my chubby bubby lol He wouldn't be as cute if he wasnt so chub...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Just wanted to share my joy! Lock

So tonight my 5 month old had his first "big boy" food! I decided to try him on farex b...

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Tails85

Midwife said my last baby was small so has put me on asprin Lock

Hi My midwife phoned me when I was about 8 weeks, now I'm 16 weeks. She said bailey my firs...

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You don't have to or shouldn't take any drugs you don't want to. Exercise and eat well and your baby will the exact ...

Shellz419

Crawler knee pads Lock

Hi guys, My bubs is just trying to get crawling now. She has been wriggling around in circles and...

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Maxibonn789

Hyperextensive knee and hypermobile joints, anyone's baby born with a similar condition? Lock

Hi all, my son was born with a hyperextensive left knee (leg bent fowards rather than backwards, ...

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Hi 1245OF45 Thanks so much for your comments. Our newborn girl appears to be in a very similar state. Currently in a hospital in HK...

Dan and Steph

Fisher Price Lock

Hi everyone, we are new to this forum. Let me introduce myself - my name is Steph & my husban...

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Welcome to Huggies. Congrats on your little girl. Yes Fisher Price toys are amazing. Also great quality many of mine have lasted t...

Abie_Gail_1993

pain at nearly 12 w but 11 w ultrasound all was perfect Lock

I have had bad constipation which is now mild I'm 21 I miscarried at 15 I'm abit worrie...

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Samantha_Green86

1/600 chance of Down syndrome Lock

hi I'm 27 and just got told I have a 1/600 chance of baby Down syndrome.. Just wondering if ...

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and yesme+hub+3 wrote: From my understanding. I may be wrong but 1/600 is not high risk. I always thought that high risk was if it w...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Pretty name & age things on the bottom of people's posts? Lock

Hi all, can someone tell me how to get one of those pretty child's name and age things on th...

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Thanks again ladies couldn't have done it without you x

Jess875

cravings! is creaming soda ok for baby?! Lock

hi there I am about 7 weeks pregnant for my second child. I'm trying to do the best for bubs...

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No worries, I have a 3 month old who thinks its playtime ATM so I'm wise awake lol Yes it's stressful time during pregnan...

Tonimarie1990

wonder weeks Lock

Has anyone experienced wonder weeks? I have a 10 week old all of a sudden so fussy with a bit of...

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SmallTownYoungMum

Is my baby too fat? Lock

Ive had a few people tell me that babies can eat as much as they want and be as big as they want ...

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Hi Adhikarybha1, can I suggest trying The Gold label formula for your daughter, the gold formulas are for babies who are trying to p...

Forever_Jessica

Baby Playgroups Lock

New 27yr old mum with a 3mth old boy looking for other mums and babies to hang out with. Live in...

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Rebeccaklangfield

Hip spica mums Lock

Hi mums , I'm very unsure about writting this, my daughter has had a hip reconstruction she&...

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MB&PB

Seeking babies (and their families) with Club Feet - Auckland, NZ Lock

Hi there, my husband and I are seeking guardianship of a baby girl due early Sept 2015. We have ...

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Samantha_123

Walking without support Lock

My little girl has just gone 15 months and she's still not walking. Im not fussed about that...

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Try to make some massage for your baby; usually it helps to make his muscles stronger and to walk earlier

Twinklekiwi1

Feeling full Lock

Hi I'm 15 weeks pregnant tomorrow with my first expected at the end of this year. Today aft...

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Thank you ladies.

dwmr@hotmail.co.nz

babys growth Lock

Hey I am currently 35 weeks 3 days but since last week when I was 34 5 days I was measuring 40wee...

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With my DS I was usually measuring 1wk ahead each time but had growth scans at 34.5 & 36.5 wks as my DD had lost weight in her l...

Louise78

Potty training!!! Lock

Hi there - well, my little one is 8mths old and we have started her on the potty. Just wanting t...

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Hi Louise, I know this is an old post but any new parents might be interested - I highly recommend this site for independent infor...

JO31

how much does your 3 month old weigh? Lock

My baby girl is 13 weeks old and weighs 5.1kg. She is quite small and is not gaining much weight...

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My sons height is 57cm, and weighs 5.5kg. His head circumference is 12cm, arms are 20cm long and 4.5cm wide, legs 20cm. Torso is 12c...

Samanthaplaysted7

BUMBOS Lock

Hey just wondering what is the ideal age to use these bumbo seats... I never used these with my d...

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Someone bought me one and I never used it! Feel bad wasting it but once my daughter could sit up she would try and launch herself ou...

Alejandra2008_Ca

When does the anterior fontanelle close? Lock

Hey there, I wanted to know when the anterior fontanelle closes. I've heard and read so much...

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Erudite2wisdom

He doesn't stop looking up and has refused to crawl at 10 and half months Lock

My baby boy is 10 and half months now. When he was born, he wasn't crying. He spent about tw...

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I have a prem boy who did all of the same things i used to pretend he was fascinated by something above his head. How is your little...

Serenahoward

20 week scan shows only 1 kidney Lock

Hi all, So our 20 week scan has showed that baby only has 1 kidney, pretty devastated about this....

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My nephew was born with one kidney and he is now a teenager and as far as I know he has been fine and had no problems. I believe the...

Rachelmarie2010

Cervical cerclage Lock

Was just wondering if any other mothers have or have had a cervical stitch during pregnancy,and i...

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Eneumann94

baby sitting low Lock

Hi, im 27 weeks with my first bubba and feel like bubs is sitting quite low. I keep reading thing...

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This is my second pregnancy and have only felt kicks in my lower abdomen since 16 weeks (now 35wks). First pregnancy I was kicked hi...

sweetcady

Rolling and getting Frustrated 4 month old Lock

Hey all, My 4mth old babe started rolling about a week ago. At first if I put her on her tummy f...

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OMG!! Thank you everyone.....my 4 month old just learnt yesterday....and today has been exhausting!!! She rolls everytime, then star...