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Peggi_Nixon

Introducing solids Lock

Hi my son is 9 months old this month and he will only eat puréed food anything with the slightest...

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Thank you so much That's a great idea

Hina_Achoriwala

Looking for Dr in Gold Coast Lock

I have just moved from NZ last week and looking for good Dr in Gold Coast for my 5month bub. Any ...

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Sara_Lang723

Reliable Baby Monitor Lock

Hi all, So I am in the market for a baby monitor that will allow me to keep an eye on my baby wh...

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That looks pretty cool. How does it transmit or send images to your phone? We have Kogan security cameras (around $60-80 each) and ...

jf1

Are there any Bulk Billing Dr's (for kids) Nth Gold Coast? Lock

Hello my little girl is fairly healthy but we are trying for a 2nd child and my Dr does not bulk...

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Hi JF1 Have you tried www.bulkbillingnetwork.com.au they have a large list of doctors

Mrs Conch

Unhappy bath times Lock

Hi, My little miss used to be fine in the bath, was even starting to enjoy it. Then about three ...

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I used to bath my babies in the laundry sink which was deeper than the baby bath and I would support them with one hand and wash wit...

Newmum25

Whats the Best Baby Cream Around for Dry Skin?? Lock

My baby has dry skin on her forehead only, its very flaky. Can anyone recommend whats the best cr...

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We use organic coconut oil on our daughter. We give her a body massage 2-3 minutes with it every night before bed. Her skin is no lo...

Yellow stained teeth in 13 month old Lock

I don't know what to do anymore! My 13 month old DD has 6 teeth - 2 bottom teeth, and 4 teeth up...

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Morrowjennifer91 wrote: I'd be more inclined to listen to the dentist (who's had much experience and years of training) th...

zza2014

Squeaky wheel! Lock

I have a phil and ted navigator. It is only 3 months old and I have had a number of problems with...

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We spray silicone spray on our door hinges when they get squeaky!

Baby growth charting Lock

my son is estimated to be between 172cm-192cm most likely to be 182cm my daughter is estimated to...

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My daughter is 7 and above the 98th percentile for a 10 year old. DH 187cm and I'm 174cm. I think it's mainly genetics, an...

Bib question Lock

Snaps. Ds was able to pull off even the strongest Velcro ones from only about 4 months old.

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snaps if you dont want them to come off or pullovers if you want them to be able to put them on/off themselves - helps when they are...

Help - am I keeping my baby warm enough at night Lock

I would think so We recently went camping and and my 9 month old was in singlet, long sleeve to...

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Cold hands used to freak me out a little bit, but if baby's chest feels warm, then baby is warm enough. Babies sleep best when...

agirlsmummy

clothe nappies Lock

Hi, As i am wanting to stay home from work for a year and money is going to be super tight I have...

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I bought the Real Nappies Birth to Potty Pack and we love it. I looked at all sorts of different systems and decided on these becau...

Kiwi Gem

QLD summer newborns... Lock

I'm expecting my first summer baby after 2 winter bubs...this one is coming in the middle of...

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I also have some 100% cotton and muslin sleeping bags avaliable online if you would like to try these......just another lightweight ...

ErinB2011

Gro-bags for winter Lock

Hi there, new mama here! Why are some gro-bags so expensive? Are the pricey ones any better tha...

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Have you tried making one yourself?? Or have a look on facebook/blogs/Etsy.....you can find some beautiful sleeping bags, just as go...

Little Egg

Cheap nappies on grabone today (NZ ladies) Lock

Just thought I would put it on here, in case any of you are after cheap nappies. A box for $40 fo...

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NZnewmum

I don't want to go back to work :( Lock

Just a rant to get it out of my system. I go back to work in 2 months when my DD will be almost ...

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Omg I feel exactly the same!! I've been extremely lucky to have a year off with my little girl but everytime I think about goin...

LoveMyMonkeys

Eczema on 9 month old Lock

Hi everyone. My 9 month old DS was 6 days overdue when born and his skin was so terribly dry an...

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I'm glad your sons eczema has improved or cleared up ... but I have tried lots of different types, brands and strengths of cort...

Miss_Felicity

Daycare for socialisation purposes? Lock

Hi all, right now my little one is 9 weeks so im definitely not even considering day care BUT i ...

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I have only just started taking DS to play group and he's almost one. He absolutely love it though. It's good to get out w...

Baby led weaning - sometimes baby knows best Lock

Curious about baby led weaning Mel discovered that despite the mess it can be a fun and rewardi...

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Thanks for this informative article, I love it. I also found a site with information onbaby care.The articles on that website are r...

ally.law.tyler

Knees are red raw. Lock

My DS is 11 months old and his knees are red raw and inflamed from all his crawling around. It ju...

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It's mainly on the hot days because his knees aren't covered. Good idea about the stubby holder.

Chocolate2011

Clashes over parenting styles - What did you do? Lock

Has anyone ever clashed with their mum over your and her parenting style? It is causing tension...

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I have had many heated discussions with my mum ever since my DD was born. In the end I have said to her that these are my children n...

Tigerlily.

Capsule Woes Lock

I have a few questions! We have a Steelcraft Agile (0-6mth) capsule. 1. Since DD gained strong ...

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Funny you mentioned that cause had this convo with a friend the other day her new seat says the same thing, where mine from memory I...

Alanandgail

Car seats Lock

I am bue to have my 3rd child in May. My 2 girls are 5 and 15mths. Because my second and third ...

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hi gail, if you other children of average length when they were born then go for a capsule as they are easier to put the children i...

sarahlia080

Baby and colds Lock

I'm a first time mum and I'm coming down with a cold and I think my 7 month ds is too. ...

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sarahlia080 wrote: I'm a first time mum and I'm coming down with a cold and I think my 7 month ds is too. I think he is ge...

Dust mite allergy covers for bed, pillow etc Lock

I took my DD to the Dermatologist yesterday and was advised that she has Atopic Dermititis(eczma)...

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Mariyam_Sh wrote: Hi there...just read your post regarding eczema...I am highly reactive to dustmites...I just found that out recent...

Buggie mama

Choices and judgements Lock

I decided to start this post after reading another post. I started it as a reply to Bobbie4n but ...

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beanie'smum wrote: Thanks for starting the topic Skubula - can I vent too? I am currently 28 weeks pregnant and astounded by ...

Polly_Slater34

Looking for ideas to help with development of special needs baby :) Lock

Hi there I have a beautiful little girl Aria 10 months. I am currently just looking for ideas to ...

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Thank you very much for your well wishes . I am very scared of the heart surgery as we lost her back in november due to complication...

steph19

slow to develop Lock

Dd is 9 months now. Doesn't crawl or walk. Doesn't even commando crawl or bum shuffle. ...

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If you are noticing that she is quite different from other kids her age, in several areas, maybe you could just talk to a specialist...

Shrimpy198i

I did it ! Lock

I survived my first week at home without DP yay ! Mind you I did have DD12 who is a very big help...

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The One and Only T wrote: Good job smile have you got a carrier to put her in? Might make things abit easier too Was. Just thinkin...

Little Egg

Any news on Khm'mum? Lock

I think that's how her user name was spelt. Anyone heard from her? Hope she's OK

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I hope she's ok too. Shes gone off the recipe pinterest page too

Sharpblue22

A Baby Boy Issue... Lock

Hi, I'm hoping that others might be able to shed some light on an issue with my son which I...

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I personally wouldn't worry about it not having any coverage as it sounds like it is just the same as being circumcised. Howeve...

Why does the older generation... Lock

You're doing the right thing, rear facing car seats are the safest, I wish my ds stayed in h...

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Tickled*pink wrote: When I was born mum had me in the moses basket on the back seat Ha! Same with me, but I would keep home rear f...

Aikhantan

Rinse newborn mouth Lock

Hi, does newborn mouth need to be rinsed after fed?

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No...never heard of such a thing! Newborns should only have milk (breast or formula) in their mouths!

Alex_Coulthard

Huggies nappies Lock

I have been using Huggies since my bub was born now 10 months old. I have never had problems with...

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i been using Huggies for the last 5 years and my kids still got bum rash occasionally. Take note if they are teething thats when it ...

honeyspider

when can baby go in the pool? Lock

My DD is 9 weeks old and I reckon she's still too young to go in the pool as it would be too...

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There is a place in my town that does baby lessons from 3 months. We have a pool at home so baby will be in early with DH and I, the...

naz1

Full time working moms , how do u manage....... Lock

Hello Everyone Just wondering how dou manage full time work and looking after ur family .speciall...

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Working moms often wish there were more time in the day to spend with their families or get more done at the office. Using time mana...

Donnamacgregor

Bath time no longer fun :( Lock

My 10 week old has really enjoyed her baths - smiling and splashing around - until 3 days ago. No...

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it was the same with my boys they didn't like the seat, the whole holding them thing or the sponge bath thing, so I filled the ...

yogi79

rashes on bubs chin from dribbles Lock

Just wondering what other mums use for their babies. My 6 month bub is a constant dribbled,and I ...

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Tell me it gets better Lock

Hi. All sounds normal. I only have a five week old, but hear and see all similar stories from my ...

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I'm going through the exact same thing. It kinda makes you wonder where you went wrong,and ask why me?and feel alone. Everyone ...

Mo0

Nappy rash Lock

My wee man has bit of a rash and I was just wondering what's some ideas to get rid of it and...

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Try a good few heaped spoonfuls of baking soda in the bath then, when dried etc putting a little cornflour on his bottom afterwards....