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Old style cloth nappies... Lock

Does anyone use them...and I mean as nappies and not just spew cloths etc. Just curious. If you ...

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Old cloth nappies are good to use again and again .....Cloth nappies are durable and long lasting - after all, they are designed to ...

Dakotasmummy

Disposable Nappies vs Cloth Nappies Lock

Hi I only just realised that cloth nappies have little clips on them and you dont have to fold t...

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I think you should go with a cloth nappy.... I am not saying that disposable is not good it also best when we are going outside.. th...

Juzzie_Kerr

shortage for formula? please sign petition ? Lock

please join my petition i have started. It's been getting harder to find baby formula s26 an...

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I've signed. I'm so mad that the Chinese are taking all our babies formula! I'm just lucky I live in a small country ...

RH0208

Anyone used Lactulose? Lock

Hi there Has anyone used Lactulose for their baby's constipation, and if so, how long did you us...

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Puansriadidah wrote: Hi, I had been using lactulose with my 2yr old dd, I gave her 10mls a day and was going to reduce the dose when...

HuggiesModerator

What are you most excited to experience as a new parent? Lock

Painting the nursery, choosing a name, their first words?

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Baby Massage Lock

The practice of Baby Massage has been around for many years and is a wonderful way to bond with y...

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Gentle and proper massage can help improve circulation and promotes relaxation in babies. Not only this, it also fosters special bon...

boo15

Carseat recommendations Lock

Hi everyone, I am wondering what sort of carseat you used once baby is out of the capsule? What...

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We love our diono rainer, I really love it because you can rearward face till 20kgs. And forward till 55kg I think. So should do our...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Where are you on Vaccinations? Lock

I met with a lady today who was dead against vaccinations due to her feeling like they had "...

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I am pro vaccinating. I can't think of anything worse than losing a child to an illness that could have been prevented, or to b...

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Water Wise Lock

With the warmer months right around the corner we have a great pool safety article on our site, w...

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Stephhickey99

Advice on Mother in Law as Carer Lock

Hi Everyone This is the first time I have posted on a forum so I am a little bit nervous, but I ...

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My in laws are a bit the same, I have a four month old and and am also looking at options for bubs as I need to go back to work too,...

jacklee

Invitations & thankyou cards Lock

Not sure where this post should go however I just found a great place where you can get an invita...

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Try happyinvitation.com, it have baby shower invitations and it also offer digital proof according request, it cost $10.

Slugclub25

Best laundry detergent for baby clothes Lock

Hi all, I'm a first time mum and am wanting to know which laundry detergent and softener is ...

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Am O Lin baby clothes wash is good. That's what I use, it's non scented and non allergenic. A lot of of the baby powders f...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Transitioning out of the swaddle Lock

Hey all, just wondering how other mums went about transitioning bubs out of the swaddle. My boy i...

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Hi thanks, yeah I've looked on the net and they seem really good. Very expensive tho. It's like $100 dollars for one. At t...

Amyp88

Little piggy :-) Lock

I'm in need of some sort of advice. My youngest daughter is almost 11 months old. She's...

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Thankyou hopefully she grows out of it soon!

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Where can you do an infant CPR/first aid course? Lock

Hi all, I live on the south coast of NSW and just wondering where I can do an infant first aid/CP...

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Yeah thanks for that, it's hard to find places that do them, I think the St. John's ambulance service offers courses on fi...

Poo explosions Lock

Hi guys, Please throw me your suggestions to help with DS's poo explosions! He's a big boy - abo...

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Hi everyone, our website bestdads.com.au covers this topic off beautifully http://bestdads.com.au/poomageddon-surviving-ba...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

When does rocking/jiggling your baby become to excessive? Lock

Hi, my 6 week old and I love to dance to music and obviously we rock and jiggle around abit becau...

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Plus he is a newborn (6 weeks) and most newborns sleep 16-18 hours a day, there's nothing im doing to cause him fatigue, he...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Does any one know what is best for treating heat rash on a 6 week old? Lock

My 6 week old bub has what looks like a heat rash on his forehead/side of face, I think it may be...

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Yeah it's funny you should say that, it has only been a day and its clearing up, I did use sudocrem on it, so maybe it helped? ...

Jess Evans

A Nappy Disposal Service Lock

How many nappies would you say you dispose of each day? How do you dispose of them? GuiHandsup if...

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Hi there, As a mother of two young boys, my bin is full of dirty nappies, it fill up so quick even before the next rubblish bin col...

Claire-Bear77

Treatment of babies under chin rash Lock

Hi Ladies, I have a 4 month old son and today i noticed under his chin he has a bit of a nasty r...

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My 7 months old baby girl also has the same problem since she was three months old, my GP gave me Micreme that contains 1% hydrocort...

missydan

Mialie Designs pram liner Lock

I have just ordered a mialie designs pram liner. They look fantastic! Has anyone bought one?

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Reneejones1993

Wipes Lock

Hi I have a beautiful 7week old baby girl and in about to go buy so huggies baby wipes as the t...

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And fingermarks on our walls

activechild

Moby wrap Lock

Hi, I was wondering if anyone has every used a moby wrap before and has any feedback about them?...

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mrsk.2013

nappy advice please... Lock

Hi everyone, Im being a bit cheeky asking this here but i wasnt sure who to ask. We are starting ...

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Thanks everyone for your thoughts! I really appreciate your advice and comments. The blog was really interesting and good food for t...

Anna_Leighton1

The truth about motherhood! Lock

Hi all, I am a first time mum and have started a Facebook blog called 'mummy misgivings'...

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Your blog looks great. A good read . Similarly, I started my blog when I was pregnant last year. It has tutorials and free patterns ...

kristinem

Return to work when my bub turns 6 months old Lock

I am going back to work 3 days a week after my bub turns. 6 months old as I only took 6 months ma...

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Tahlias Mommy

How Many Nappies!!??? Lock

HI All, So I am due in May and tryin to bulk buy as mch as I can because i am stopping work earli...

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My DD uses 2.5 boxes of newborn and onto infants now.I found Huggies is the best! She is now 3 months and about to go onto crawler s...

Luisa_Szczudlo

Parenting now and then... was it easier? Lock

So my mother wrote this about how parenting was when she first had kids 30 weeks ago. So what doe...

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selsbels

soap nuts.. anybody tried them? Lock

with my 3 older kids I used traditional cloth flat nappies, my youngest I used mcn but found they...

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Bhambiri

High chair Lock

Hi there My 4 months old is about to start on solids so I'm wondering when do I start sitting him...

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Hi Bhambiri, It all depends on the high chair functionality. If it reclines you can sit your baby as early as 4-5 months old. If it...

daddy_in_2015

umbilical cord care Lock

Hi everyone, Hoping to get some feedback. My baby girl is 2 weeks and 2 days old, her stump has ...

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Thanks for the welcome and advice. Will keep an eye on it. Hopefully it heals sooner rather than later!

mjs983

Help baby pimples Lock

Hi all i have 5 weeks old baby girl has baby pimples on face and body i have been putting derma...

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Baby pimples are normal just leave them and they will go. Trying to treat something that's not an issue only makes things worse...

Alicemelg

Breathing/SIDS monitors- did you, do you, worth it or waste of money? Lock

As a nervous FTM I'm wondering if breathing monitors are worth the hefty price tag or if I s...

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I didn't bother with any kind of monitor as I found co sleeping to work best for us. Do your research though so you can make a...

kiwibabies

suggestions for car seat for reflux baby? Lock

Hi everyone, My almost 5 week old has silent reflux (no vomiting, just pain when lying down after...

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Well I tried the evenflow symphony and I think it was a wee bit better, but not enough to make me rush out and buy another one for h...

Holly&Bryce

Infant capsules in front seat. Lock

Hey. I have a 2 door honda and may not have the money to upgrade to a 4 door car before baby arri...

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Tarajs01 wrote: The original poster is in NZ. We have different laws here so pull ya heads in. The last reply to this thread was a ...

K_Thompson_Nz

Silent Reflux - help Lock

We are really struggling with my 3 and a half month old. He had been on a high dose of Losec sinc...

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I'd try getting hold of your paed today and explain current situation and to make a new plan It's great your keeping tra...

Your teething bub and you Lock

My little girl's first 2 teeth came when she was just under 4 months and that was when we finally...

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I have recently Had a son 7 weeks ago today. he has started dribbling And he is doesnt sleep alot and cry alots and at his gums it f...

Pisces92

Having a baby with cats Lock

So we are expecting our first child in May which is great of course. However we own two cats that...

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My two ignored the baby but spent all their time sleeping in or on her stuff. One cat did think DDs poor, wriggly, socked toes were ...

Lily1-971

Mosquito nets for cots Lock

Good evening, I am going to get a mozzie net for my bubs cot. I'm looking at the Babyhood Ca...

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Casey2

Homemade Baby Wipes - Which Paper Towels? Lock

Does anyone make their own babywipes? We did for our DD (now 5), we used to use Viva Paper Towel...

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Casey2 wrote: Zinkles wrote: Can you let me know how they hold up please? Gonna try the viva that I've already bought, but it s...