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abbeysmum

Where to buy a Jolly Jumper from? Lock

Hi everyone I am looking to buy a Jolly Jumper for my 6 months old little girl for Christmas. I ...

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The best website for me is still http://tinyurl.com/cd98mtz . Somehow everything is so convenient there and you can always trust yo...

Butter_Flyaway

Hitting Lock

ok we have a little problem DD2 we dont mind here hitting here toys as such most of the ones she ...

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ginnolly

Choking fright... help nurses Lock

Just had a massive fright when DD started choking on something... not sure what it was yet!! Ran...

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Mummy loves her cheeky boy wrote: They are generally gasping but you can't hear any air going in or out. SCARY!!! I hope I am...

Baby Bliss Lock

I used it and think its wonderful. It allows flexibility into the 'routine' as it goes ...

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I've just started this with my little one because I like the idea of being guided by bub but not ruled by her. I hope it doesn...

Butter_Flyaway

will tomorrow hurry up Lock

Ok so tomorrow my neive arrives to live with us, everything is ready for her ( i hope) we are so ...

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Pleased to hear that things went well today. Great to hear that you thing thing will be easier then you expected. You are doing a wi...

sarahlia080

Brushing teeth Lock

My 7 month ds has his bottom two teeth come through. May be a silly question but when/how do you ...

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MWD wrote: Yes I know the one Katlee17 smile We don't like to use it as it is recommended to be spat out and our DD can't ...

Top five fears for bub Lock

For me, mine were: 1. SIDS - for the same reasons as yours and also followed the recommended thin...

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Rhettholt wrote: I know this will sound strange, but what about drowning. It is pretty much SIDS, but it is mishandled. 10 times the...

A baby shower. But this time it’s for dad. Lock

I had a baby shower with my husband there and my friend's partners.. I'm not really so much a gir...

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My friends had a combined baby shower where the women and their partners came along. All the women went into the lounge room and pl...

Butter_Flyaway

maybe i feed our DD too well Lock

not too sure, but DH is away for work a lot and he takes meals with him, and if i have had a bad ...

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Tessadiprima

What do you use in your newborns bath water? Lock

What do others bath their babies with? I have used J&J bath wash on my other 3 but have found...

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Yep I would stay away from j&j, I use a organic/natural product called Gaia which I like. Depending how old baby is you really d...

IheartBowie

Too big for baby bath Lock

My boy Beau is 3&1/2mths old and is getting too big for his baby bath. We don't have a normal bat...

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I didn't describe it very well, if you Google "Munchkin inflatable duck safety bath" you can see what I mean.

MBR

At my wits end, this coughing has to stop Lock

Help!!! It's been a month of my 7 month old coughing at night. Started as a little cold( fir...

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It's a bit worrying about this asthma isn't it. A lot of young children are showing symptoms. I'm starting to wonder ...

Linda1206

Overwhelmed Lock

Hi there. I am a 38yo mum who has a beautiful 4yo girl and now a 2 month old boy. In between the ...

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i just wanted to give you a GBH!! im so sorry for your losses!! I wish i had some magic words to help you feel better

Keeping 5 month old amused Lock

Mummy loves her cheeky boy wrote: Little Miss would love to do your idea if it would stop rainin...

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Butter_Flyaway

Blind child Lock

in just over a month my 19 months old neice will move to our place, amoung a lot of other medical...

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thanks

ginnolly

Infacol and farting Lock

I was going to call it something else but thought it easier just to say it as it is. My DD who i...

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Definitely helps with farts as well. The other's explained the theory so I won't bother with that Thought that you may ...

HAPPYiFEEL

Fussy Baby during Outings Lock

Hi ladies, Today we went out and it was longer than we usually go out...around 5 hours, and bubs ...

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Skubala wrote: She might have been a bit overstimulated by her surroundings. Sometimes a light muslin wrap over the pram can help th...

Clothes question Lock

I vote cute onesie if you can chuck him straight into bed in it.

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The onesie

morniet

Things needed for baby Lock

Hi everyone I am pregnant with my first baby and am wondering the most useful items I will need....

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Lol they will indeed! Even after you have had bubs just smile and nod and do what feels right haha Funnily enough baby jogger is o...

HAPPYiFEEL

What type of baby car seat do you have? Lock

Hi ladies, my inlaws got us a hipod carseat but i was really hoping to get one with a carrier so ...

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I used a capsule when DS was born and I LOVED it! Sure, it's awkward for carrying around but if you're just carting them ...

HAPPYiFEEL

Is it fine to give baby formula once a week if breastfed? Lock

Hi ladies, im going back to my studies which is just once a week and thinking of giving her formu...

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*StikkiBikki*

Crying baby around 8pm Lock

Hi everybody Im a ftm here with a 10 week old baby boy. The past few weeks he has started to get...

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Thanks for your advice everyone. I have just tried as Chalys suggested and i started his bathtime etc at 6pm and he is now asleep an...

HAPPYiFEEL

How to make sure baby is always comfy? Lock

hi ladies, my dd is 8 weeks old and id like to find some ideas on how to always keep her comfy so...

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a cold wet flannel to chew on, on a hot day.. Cause its summer I'd probably do a lot of nappy free time, the way I did it was ...

Ben&Chloës Mama

How long.... Lock

did you bath your bub in the baby bath?? DS is still being bathed in his but im thinking about pu...

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I ended up having to move dd into the big bath around maybe 10-15wks, she was starting tto get quite a kick on he and was booting th...

HAPPYiFEEL

How to deal with other mums assuming everyones experience as a new parent will be the same as theirs Lock

hi ladies! I hate how other women assume that everyones experience as a new parent will be the sa...

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I totally understand where you're coming from! I had a similar situation just before and after DS was born last year. Not with ...

HAPPYiFEEL

how you feel breastfeeding infront of family and friends Lock

Hi ladies, i would like to know how you feel breastfeeding infront of family and friends? do you ...

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~kitty~ wrote: I feed wherever she needs. If I'm sensing someone isn't very comfortable, I ask them to get me a glass of ...

Butter_Flyaway

am i doing it right Lock

I have a freinds who has a 19 month old he is a horror at times, she even says so. He doesnt sle...

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Don't compare your little one to other kids, just do what is working for you. If she's happy and content, the right weigh...

Insect Repellant......... Lock

www.vanillamozi.com - best stuff ever and all natural

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ginnolly

Cloth Nappies Lock

I thought I might try these with DD as I never did with DS. Can anyone recommend the best brand?...

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I use "real nappies" (www.realnappies.co.nz), they are fantastic! The outers are very waterproof- have never had a leak an...

ginnolly

Probiotics Lock

My 6 month old DD is a terrible sleeper and seems to be getting worse. She cries as soon as I po...

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She is not having that much solids and part of the reason I started her on them was because of her sleeping... has not made any diff...

ShereeM

Cleaning Baby Toys Lock

Hi, I am just wondering what you should do when you need to clean your babies toys, what is safe...

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Cleaning baby toys are very important things for all parents to protect their child from dangerous germs. I always prefer to use hom...

How much is too much Lock

there is no problem leaving him to play by himself if he is happy to do so, take advantage of the...

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Coopee - I think it's a great skill to learn and one they need to do. No probs with leaving him play on his own. Also gives yo...

Gro via reusable nappies Lock

I know a friend has some grovia and she loves them but her bub is only 8 weeks. She did say they ...

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glad it was useful!

Elena_K

Sea Sponges Lock

Hi guys, im a newbie and 14 weeks pregnant.. I have been looking into bathing new borns and cam...

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Sea Cucumbers ey.. that sounds interesting..

What would you do Lock

I'd wake him.

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I always wake DS up if he's been sleeping for more than 4 hours in the day, or if he's still sleeping at 6pm - then we do the bath/b...

Poo question Lock

If you're really concerned there's nothing wrong with getting him checked. Or I would usually cal...

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sarahlia080

Scared of bath Lock

My 4 month ds has started screaming when he is put into the bath. The water is ok and no soap or ...

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That may work if I could get him in the water without him screaming

MissThree

Baby Modelling Lock

I was wondering what people's thoughts were on putting babies into modelling. I have a 3mnth ol...

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Ok sorry my bad I've just seen so many people on here lately trying to advertise stuff. Sorry.

Newborn and the beach Lock

I'd be more concerned about taking baby out in the heat and sun. New baby skin is so sensitive, I...

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I had a prem baby (6 weeks) 29/11/11 and live on the coast I didn't take him to the beach all summer he was just to small and not re...

Ben&Chloës Mama

What would you do? Lock

So i go to check on DS who is sleeping in his cot for the night to find that he has pooed and its...

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true.... you guys make all valid points. sleeping in poo all night would be horrible and cleaning dry poo is pretty bad too. DH was ...