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Preston_Sam15

Induction Lock

I am currently 40+5 weeks with my first baby. My dr has told me if I don't go into labour by...

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Any suggestions will mostly be based on old wives tales sorry. A stretch and sweep is only affective about 15-20% of the time and wo...

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What to pack for the hospital Lock

Here are some suggestions to help you get ready for your labour and birth. Hospital paperwork –...

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N_Mcgrail

Children naturally born on due date Lock

Okay so I'm curious; who's children were born naturally on their due date? And which ch...

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My first born came naturally on his due date, no complications SO blessed and grateful!

raf88

getting in due ed foor time asking how other went Lock

How did others go with it its a bit scary for me not knowing much about it it my third baby neve...

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Nicolekinsella20

Were your labours faster with each baby? Lock

With my first child i was induced, my labour was 7hrs, with my second i was induced again and my ...

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nzgalnz

Told not to call midwives after waters break? Lock

Hi there, I am a FTM and currently 38 weeks pregnant. At 36 weeks I was given a sheet from my mi...

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All the best for the arrival of your baby. MY midwives have all been wonderful and I was never made to feel like I couldn't rin...

Mumlife

Anyone had any recent experience with West Gippsland Hospital (Warragul Hospital)? Lock

Hi Everyone, I was just wondering if anyone has any recent experience with West Gippsland (Warra...

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Princess_Deee

At how many weeks did your twins arrive? Lock

Hi, I've just found out that I am expecting twins. Completely surprised but over the moon. ...

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How to prepare for birth Lock

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Do you have a birth plan? Lock

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Findingmyselfandbeingfree

40+3 and fractured ribs Lock

I'm overdue, uncomfortable, feeling huge and like a failure. To top it off, I had pneumonia ...

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DoulaShea

Want a free doula? Live in western sydney? Lock

Hi ladies, just thought i would drop in here and let you know that i am a trainee doula and am g...

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Hey DoulaShea, I'd be interested - would love further information if the offer is still open. I'd be birthing at Nepean.

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Did your birth plan not go as you'd expected? Lock

Tell us what happened and what you'd do differently next time if you could...

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My birth plan was completely blown out of the water. My little man now 2y6m old. Jack was 8pounds. I went in for my 39 week appointm...

mummynik

Saline Injections during labour... Lock

Hi, Just wondering if any one has used or heard of 'saline injections' in your lower back during...

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I opted for these twice as I was trying to do water birth and they actually warn that the injections wear off faster in the tub. The...

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Pain relief during labour Lock

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Tootsiesfdc

Labour Playlist Lock

Ladies, I'm trying to create a labour playlist, might sound stupid. Did anyone else so thi...

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Great idea! Would love to hear from other mums to be who are compiling birth playlists. Have you seen this? http://time.com/4246761/...

Jenkingnz1

Cord Blood banking (New Zealand) One years free storage Lock

Last June we did the whole cord blood thing. The company has since emailed to inform us that if w...

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Hi June80, great to hear from you as we will both benefit! This is the form I need to fill out http://www.cordbank.co.nz/contact-us...

jakecindy&bubs

Mother very distressed=Baby distress? Lock

Hi ladies with my last birth it was with only gas . However I had 27 hours of contractions of whi...

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With my first I had a 17 1/2hr labour that ended with a vacuum delivery and then me in surgery for 2 1/2hrs repairing the internal d...

Bettita

Prenatal/childbirth education Lock

I am wanting to go to classes but they aren't free!. my insurance tells me it covers only if...

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Yes I know!!. I was surprised myself. With no options and with dates getting booked-- I had to pay!!. I hope is really good!. Betty

Krystle275

Pro V-BAC obs at Joondalup Private Lock

Hello all We are trying to fall pregnant and want to have an ob in mind to call when we are succ...

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Post-natal yoga Lock

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Birth without fear Lock

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Childbirth resources to help you prepare Lock

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quickasucanbaby

Weird, gross and iteresting ways to naturally induce labour.....What do you know? Lock

Hay ladies i have been googling Natural wyas to bring on Labour as i have an Induction date linge...

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Sossolapro, that makes no sense, seeing as colostrum is made and sometimes even drips from second trimester on in some women. I have...

Lellis11

Midwifery student looking to help and follow some lovely pregnant women Lock

Hi, My name is Lauren and I'm currently studying nursing and midwifery at Latrobe Universi...

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Dd1678

chances of being overdue 4th baby different dad Lock

hi there im 38 weeks and 3 days with my 4th little angel. #1 son 2 weeks early 8pound 14 #2 dau...

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Hi, I'm interested to know what happened. Did you end up going overdue?

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Thinking about having a natural birth? Lock

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Pain relief during labour and birth Lock

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The deal is for normal delivery pain. Can you help someway, tips for normal delivery?

sazza123

Breech baby natural birth? Lock

Had my last ultrasound at 30 weeks to discover my baby had turned breech and is still hasnt turne...

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Gemma_Rhydderch

Vbac help please! Lock

I am 26 weeks pregnant, due on 21 September, and have a boy who was born in September 2014 by eme...

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You are absolutely able to do what you want. It's your right even if doctors don't agree . Good luck

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Preparing for birth Lock

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Need help drafting a Birth Plan? Download our PDF to get started! Lock

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Mumof2tobe16

VBAC in public hospital Lock

I am pregnant with my second bub. My first pregnancy was a c-section with a private obstetrician ...

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Post-natal yoga Lock

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Pain relief during labour Lock

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Share your child birth story with us! Lock

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What does your birth plan look like? Lock

Have you started to prepare a birth plan? We have some great tips and even a handy Birth Plan Tem...

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Not yet... I am going for a VBA2C and I feel like there is not use planning anything because I have no idea what could happen. Altho...

jackip

Nausea before labour? Lock

Has anyone experienced nausea before going into labour? I know it's normal to have it (more lik...

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hope will not experience that

Carla_Clark

Dunedin Midwives Lock

Hello, i was wondering if anyone could please suggest midwives that they suggest in Dunedin? This...

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FeeBee80

Birth Photography in Adelaide Lock

Hi, Just wondering if anyone can suggest a really good (and reasonably priced) birth photographer...

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I'm not sure if this photographer, http://www.jacquitaylorphotography.com/ does birth photographer, but i saw some newborn phot...