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lena0

Birth after tearing? Lock

Hey ladies, I've been thinking a bit lately about when we might have another baby. I had a ...

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With my 1st I had a forceps delivery and sustained a small internal gutter tear that required a couple of stitches. I'm now pre...

SquigglesandMe

Your Experience With Membrane Sweeping? Lock

Hi Ladies! Just wondering if there are many people out there who have had a membrane sweep and, ...

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I had one on Monday and I am still waiting

AmyClare3101

C Section vs Vaginal Birth after 3/4th degree tear- WITH KNEE INJURY!! Lock

I am hoping for some feedback. I am 35+6 with my second. I had a vaginal delivery with my first d...

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Completely agree with Axiom, the concern to me would be that you still have tear related problems like LBL. Can you get a 2nd opini...

morniet

Advice from contact lens wearers Lock

Hi all This might seem like a silly question but it's something I'd like some advice o...

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you could look at getting the ones you leave in for a month if they will suit your eyes. I don't think I wore my glasses or con...

Thrush Lock

As far as I know it is not advisable. It is so easy to treat thrush and you don't need to us...

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Why isn't she treating it...you can use those tubes that you squirt up there even when preggers.... ewww though.

Number_2_ontheway

Stretch and Sweep Lock

Hi Ladies, I am now 38 weeks pregnant, I have been suffering Gestational Hypertension since 35 w...

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I had a s&s around 10am the morning I was 2cm's dialated and 4 days overdue. I went to hospital only 3cms at 11pm then had ...

henrysmumma+1

2nd Child, 2nd Induction, VERY NERVOUS! Lock

So I'm getting induced on the 11th with my 2nd child (nearly 7 years after my first inductio...

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She was 3300g or 7pd 4oz... And if she had of waited just one more day, or his flight home hadnt been cancelled (only cancelled flig...

Delivering own baby Lock

I did, but I had a homebirth so I could do whatever I wanted. Speak to your care provider about i...

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I kind of did. I felt DD2s head coming out & etc, but water birth- the midwife asked me to pick her up & I physically couldn...

mummypride

whats your opinion on Ipswich hospital? Lock

Hey ladies ive just moved to redbank plains and have booked into ipswich hospital to have my thir...

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Hey, I had my first at Ipswich hospital little over 3 years ago and I'm due to have my second bub at Ipswich on the 24th of Jun...

anthea b

In laws coming to delivery? (unwanted) ..wording help Lock

I have been meaning to sit down with the other half to go over the birth plan and tell him my per...

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hi. I had same prob when I was due, and I was having a cs. I was scared to offend anyone, but I was adamant it would only be me n hu...

Snuffleupagus

Induction? Lock

I've just been booked in for an induction in 9 days and I'm kinda freaking out. Anyone...

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I was induced at 39wks with my first due to him not getting enough nutrients and being small. I had my waters broken and the drip in...

Bloody mucus plug Lock

I lost mine the day before my daughter was born... Hopefully her bub stays in there a little lon...

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First pregnancy lost in the night before my son was born, second pregnancy started losing it about 3-4 weeks before....

Bianca_Bulst

Inducing Labour Lock

Hey everyone, Im 40+1weeks today, and I saw the doctor today about inducing. Due to finding out I...

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I had to get induced with my first as little miss broke the waters at 35 weeks, the docs told me to have twice weekly checkups and o...

Snuffleupagus

When did your labor start? Lock

I write this in frustration- I'm 39 weeks due in 2 days and for over a week every night I ha...

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I'm in the same place as you and I am so frustrated I just want bub out! It's uncomfortable and I'm over the false la...

bub077

Brisbane - OB and Hospital. Lock

Hi everyone, I am soon going to TTC (once waiting period over) and would love some help and guida...

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Thanks Little Miss, so much to get your head around!!!!!! Any other help would be greatly appreciated!

ethsmum81

cervadil induction Lock

has anyone gone through this recently? im 39 weeks with my 3rd and am having this done 2moro, i h...

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thankyou for your replies. ive just got back from the hospital. tape is in, felt a few twinges but nothing major. i was freaking out...

Birth Plan Lock

You may also want to include guidance for the staff whether you would like them to talk to you or...

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I wrote out a birth plan too and made sure it was completely agreed and stuck too! i didnt want anything else but a pain relief free...

anthea b

Why Black undies? Lock

So i am seeing lots of recommendations to pack 'black' undies in the labour bag..... wh...

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yeah the blog i was reading said that she had no leakage with using them so might give them a try.

Spamelamela

Sunnybank Private or Greenslopes? Lock

Hi All Has anyone had any good or bad experiences at either hospital? we aren't due until ...

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Thanks guys. I think we will check out both and do a tour then decide. Sunnybank is more convenient for us but I also want a great ...

Cheekie_Chopz

Conditions for the birthing pool Lock

Hey ladies I cant seem to find any info or conditions of the birthing pool. This time around I wo...

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I had never really thought about a water birth, but with my second baby, after finding a bath had relieved the pain at home, the hos...

Kimregts

wondering whether to go public or private at joondalup hospital Lock

i would really like access to a bath during labour and was wondering if the public section provid...

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LouChoo

birthing in LGH (Tas) Lock

who has given birth as a public patient in the Launceston General Hospital? were you offered pai...

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The_Sage_Mother

Where to buy Castor Oil? Lock

Just wondering for all you ladies who have tried taking the Castor oil for natural induction-Wher...

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I was told to put some into OJ to make it taste better, nothing makes it taste better.It did nothing for me except g...

Daniam

Coccyx pain and subsequent delivery Lock

When delivering my DS I sustained a fracture to my coccyx. Pain treated with glucosamine, medicat...

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Thank you so much for the relies. I'm over 2 years now with the pain and it doesn't seam to be letting up so I am concerne...

Miss_Sarahlee

Lochia same after birth and TOP? Lock

I am just wondering if anyone has experienced or knows if the lochia after child birth would be t...

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renz_place

Every birth is different Lock

Hi ladies (and gentlemen if there are any here). When pregnant with my son I found it extremely ...

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R2_x

Labour....potential of birth partners not seeing everything??? Lock

Hey everyone who has given birth before!! I'm currently 31 weeks pregnant with my first bub...

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I found the hospital gown covered all the right parts for me and DP stayed well away from my neither regions as he is a fainter lol

Iinami001

Breech babies Lock

Am 31 weeks and doc has told me baby girl is breech any ideas on how to flip her round she said t...

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Try not to worry, i had a scan at 28weeks, and i wasn't even told bub was in breach until the 2nd midwife appointment after. (m...

Aleysha_Schmidt

Hind Waters Lock

Hey ladies im due to have my 3rd baby in 3 weeks and yesterday my hind waters broke. No contracti...

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thanks

Is gas classed as a drug for a 'drug free labour'? Lock

I'd expect technically not. But it should be...in my experience gas doesn't actually d...

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My labour was 18+ hour with 5 hours or unsuccessful pushing which ended up being a Kiwi cup delivery. During the time I was pushing ...

Akatex69

Really starting to freak now... Lock

Well I went into have an ultrasound today to see the size of my little man as I was due Tuesday j...

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my first was 9.10 and I had epe with him and 5 stiches and then my second was 8.8 and I had gas with her and no stiches. but the wa...

My waters broke!!! - Updated with photos Lock

Oooh how exciting! Good luck!

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Congratulations

House*of*boyz

Due today!!!! Lock

As title says I am due today with #4 and have just woken to find I have lost my plug!!!! Fingers ...

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Nawwww thanks everyone I have tried putting a piccy up but must have baby brain lol will try again soon. Hebis doing brilliantly but...

MarniT

Pulic Vs Private Hospital Lock

Ok so I'm fishing for some information here. We had our fist child in the public system and now ...

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After Medicare rebates etc it will be about $3k. i hit the Medicare safety net after paying my ob management fee which wad $2k so go...

skeeto&squeak

4csections of VBA3C questions.. Lock

Hi there, I know there is lots of threads regarding VBAC vs Csection, but i was wondering if anyo...

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My cousin-in-law has had 5 c-sections. I am not sure of what the details are/were though sorry. I do know that after her third she w...

Jessica_Burton-55

Child Abuse Victim - Scared about birth Lock

Just wondering if there is anyone else who has felt the anxiety, shame and fear that I am feeling...

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Firstly I want to say congrats on your pregnancy and I'm very sorry this happened to you. I can't help much but have you t...

3beauties1prince

epidural and natural birth experiences Lock

im 31 weeks with our 3rd baby girl. ive had 2 natural births with the 2nd being alot quicker and ...

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I had an epidural in the end. Can't say i had a drug free birth, only because they gave me syntocin in the end and it was far t...

woodpack

Delay cord clamping and cutting and placenta delivery? Lock

Hi all I was just wanting to hear from other that have delayed clamping and cutting the cord af...

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I'm wanting to do this but I'm worried I may not be able to as my IUD is still actually in the uterus. Has anyone else had...

Number_2_ontheway

VBAC Vs Repeat C-Section Help!!! Lock

HI Ladies, I had an emergency c-section in 2011 to deliver my little boy after a long labour ind...

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With DD she was breach and the hospital told me just to have a c/s. The second it wore off i was up in the shower changing my bed sh...

Elliseroofayel

Mucus plug Lock

Hi I lost my mucus plug this morning after having a stretch and sweep done on Monday (2days ago)...

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Thanks! I'm hoping it starts within the next 24hours!