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Gsxrness

cancer causing baby wipes , cremes ect Lock

ok so not sure if you are aware of the dangerous stuff the government is letting these companies ...

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Cheeky_Monkey86

Bath vs Shower? Lock

Hi All I was just wondering your opinions on Bath vs Shower. My bub is 10weeks old and I mainly ...

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we been bathing and showering out wee girl from day one and she loves it. we have recently moved into a new place and the bathroom i...

Jeffmcevoy6019

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how long can you still breastfeed a baby

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I haven't tried it either, I want to but bit the same tallulah. Was trying to keep a straight face unique one , however I just coul...

Jeffmcevoy6019

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what age can you be to still wear nappies

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I actually had this discussion with my great grandmother just the other day... She's in her 90s... Apparently depend is the best bra...

Suejnewton

Huggies Nappies made in USA inferior quality Lock

I purchased this jumbo box at Woolworths of Walker Boys 64 made in the USA last week (3 jun2012)....

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We had the same problem with the USA manufactured nappies! We are still trying to finish the USA rubbish ones and we were lucky enou...

Megapod

Milk Baby - anyone use it? Lock

Hi Everyone, I'm starting to consider all the different baby care brands, as I'm pregnant with o...

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First time mum too and i think that Johnson & Johnson's, Curash, and Huggie's product's are excelent. Sorry but I've never heard of ...

erina86

Baby Hammocks Lock

Hi all, I am expecting my firsy baby in November and have just heard about baby hammocks and I w...

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Thanks Jenaya01, I really appreciate the feedback, sounds like you had a really postive experience. I already have a bassinet a fri...

mommie

3.5 month old wants to be held all the time!! Lock

Hi, as you can see in the title, I have a 3.5 month old that wants to be held all day everyday. D...

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I am lucky enough to be able to stay home with the girls at the moment I do occasionally go and help my DH at the restaurant and le...

doublewammy

Swaddling Lock

Hi, Just had a recent stay in hospital with my 5 month old and got sort of "told off" by one of ...

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Kat + 3 Kittens wrote: I got told this at my M&CH appt the other day and had a similar "wt?" reaction. So much has changed in th...

Kat + 3 Kittens

Gotta wee!! Lock

Super unsettled 3 week old baby is FINALLY sleeping in the hug-a-bub (sling). Do I... A: distur...

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I should clarify; our change mat is on the floor. Didn't leave him on a change table

Suejnewton

Walker Nappy Pants - not worth it Lock

I bought these nappy pants because I am unable to buy any of the huggies nappies walker size that...

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Yeah, I tried these too and couldn't stand them! Just wanted to finish the packet so I could get back to using the regular ones. So ...

Tania_Goatley

Bilingual babies Lock

Anyone heard of a Spanish bilingual playgroup, play centre, coffee group, day care etc? My husba...

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Hey Tania, this may come to you a little late, but there is a well established group in Devonport, AKL. They meet at the Plunket cen...

StrawberryTimTam

Can I use normal cloth nap pies as inserts? Lock

Hey all. I've just got my delivery of 10 pocket MCNs so I can make the switch. Ive got inserts co...

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Thanks! It's just easier to grab a bunch from big w instead of ordering the proper inserts from eBay!

tummy time - how long is enough ? Lock

tummy time isnt restricted to activities on the floor on their bellies. Laying on the floor your...

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Hi my name is kathryn and i have a 5mnth old baby boy called Aarian. my physio told me the other day that it is good to do tummy tim...

Marmy61

My poor little girl :( Lock

Hiya Ladies, Just thought i'd let everyone know whats been going on lately with my little girl ...

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poor little thing. hope she makes a speedy recovery & is back to her usual placid self quickly.

Mrs Trawny

Leaking Heinys :( Lock

Hi ladies, We have been using Happy Heinys since my daughter was 2 months old & all of a sudden (...

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Thanks so much. i love them too & don't want to give in... fingers are crossed that they just need a good strip clean... but i'm hap...

Anna-497

Really Bad cold Lock

Hi there, I have a 10 month old with her first cold and boy is she miserable. She is having a lo...

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I bought a battery operated nasal aspirator for my 18m/o last week (I was sick of using that bulb that comes with the saline pump as...

KalesMummy

Heating for babys room :/ Lock

Hi ladies, Now my problem is that its getting so cold! And DS room gets so bad at night time it ...

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Can I suggest an econoheat panel? efficient and cheap (like 10c an hour) and should warm a room quite quickly, plus safe for childre...

Vanialee_

9 weeks and still bumbling along Lock

DD has recently started crying alot more for several hours or more. Day and Night. I have taken h...

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Nike_Servier

Sarkozy's camp, held a campaign rally www.bestnikefrees.com Lock

April 29, from the French presidential election second round of voting a week when the incumbent ...

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Phnnx

AMBER BEADS Lock

What is your experience with amber beads, do they actually work??

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I can't really say it's true or it's hoax but I believe it and I'd like to think it really works!

Nonabel

Which car seat is the best??? Lock

I want to buy a car seat for my 5 months old, up till now she was using a capsule. Any suggestion...

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We have the Safe and Sound Guardian - less bells and whistles then the Meridian and therefore cheaper but still as safe. It goes up ...

danniplus1

Sun Protection Clothing For Toddlers Lock

Can anyone suggest a good stockist of Sun Protection Clothing for toddlers and kids - ie. UPF 50+...

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Silver_Nailpolish

Gaia products Lock

I was wondering if anyone who has a baby with sensitive skin can tell me if they've used the Gaia...

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I only use pinetarsol solution. Stops dry and itchy and has Cleared up bubbas exma. Wonderful, has a soothing gel to use as moisturi...

Jamie_T

Cloth nappy week Lock

Hi everyone! This week is Cloth Nappy Week in NZ so head on over to their facebook page and foll...

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sareep

invisible mom Lock

What do you do when your baby is bored with you? My 5 month old has lost all interest in me the l...

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thax ladies...she's comming around. i have not ruled out kung fu panda completely either! hehe Lol she'll love that Hope all i...

Jade-24

Sketch Kids Lock

Hi Guys I am a Sketch Kids consultant and I have started a facebook page with the clothes curren...

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thetinyone

Little bit of advice Please Lock

My DS is just shy of 8 months old, and for the past 2 months we've been teaching him no. Now he u...

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hello I have no idea a bit off track dd has started biting my boob. The health clinic said dont scream or cry or make noise..... ju...

SoLucky!

Baby rash under Chin near neck Lock

Hi all, My DD has a Small red Rash under her chin near her neck, uno the place that doesnt breat...

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If it is eczema, i can help.My son has eczema too and I found a cream that is natural, works much better it and is cheaper than the ...

Anitaframe

modern cloth nappies!!! Lock

just want to know what people experiences are with them and what people find are the best ones to...

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I have tried Cushie tushies, Bonnibuns, Peapod, Flip, Bumgenious, CGR, Junglebumz, Holdens Landing, BabyBeeHind, Genesa Forge and M...

Nonabel

When did your baby stop using the MIJE pillow? Lock

Hi all, I would like to know when did your baby stop using the MIJE pillow... Thanks

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The MIJE pillow, is a donut/heart shaped pillow used for babies to prevent flat head. But I am not sure for how long does the baby n...

Skubala

Baby proofing Lock

I have a very curious little 9 m.o daughter who is crawling and pulling herself up on furniture. ...

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the only thing we baby proof from is chemicals we have a single story house, my kids know the cupboards they are allowed in and they...

lmoz

Excited??? What was your first "baby buy"? Lock

If you're as excited as I am, despite this is my third time around, you may have spent hours shop...

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My partner and I drove 3 hours to Port Adelaide to pick up a cot that I bought on Ebay...I think I was around 12 weeks...we are 28 w...

Jamie_T

6 month old flaking skin Lock

Hi all Please dont judge, I am a first time mum! But since my daughter was a baby I would bath ...

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Don't be so hard on yourself. Everything is so new and no one really tells you what its really going to be like and every baby is so...

myrtleturtle

Shampoo and Bath Wash Lock

Hey Just curious as to what baby shampoo and bath wash/ body wash stuff you ladies use? Also do...

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we just wash our dd in whatever soap free bathwash we use. it's all the same in my opinion. we did use specially made baby wash when...

Jamie_T

6 month old flaking skin Lock

Hi all Please dont judge, I am a first time mum! But since my daughter was a baby I would bath ...

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i would stop using J&J products all together. They are banned in our house have a look here about J&J products & this is also an...

Lisa+1

Help!! my 7mth old wont ly down Lock

Hi all, I really need advice. My 7mth old son just just does not want to ly down. Every time i ...

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Have you tried gentle massage. When my daughter was throwing mini tantrums / crying fits when I tried to lie her on the floor I woul...

L.P

What laundry detergent do you use? Lock

Hey everyone, I was wondering what laundry detergent you use with your modern cloth nappies? We h...

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i just use eco store which you can only get at safeways and have never had a problem

Bumble Bee Memories + Occasions

Needing your help! Lock

Hi everyone, I know this isn't the right section however my oil man needs all the votes he can ...

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Samma2403

How do I fix cradle cap? Lock

My DD now 6 months old was born with long auburn hair so i have never been able to see her scalp,...

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my DD had a small amount of cradle cap, I used baby oil; I just put it straight onto the spot and it cleared up quickly. My sister u...