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Hugoroxy88

Nepean Hospital experiences Lock

Hello, I am FTM and booked to go into nepean public. I am wondering what everyone's experie...

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About 2 people per room and the nurses are so rude!

bekki_w

what to bring to hospital??? Lock

hi, im new to all of this and i am currently 27 weeks pregnant, i am wondering how many nappies i...

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Hi there, from experiance ( I've had 2 beautiful babies ) most hospitals have newborn nappies available, but they do like you t...

Joanna Marie

35 WEEKS pregnant symptoms Lock

Hi all, I am currently 35 weeks and 3 days, this is my 3rd pregnancy. My first and second came o...

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My boy is only 1 month and I'm still recovering from giving birth, he was born at 38 weeks with an induction, I too had strong ...

Layla83

Gestational diabetes/induction & born before induction Lock

Hi all. I am 35 weeks and have been booked in today for an induction at 38weeks. Has anyone had t...

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I know this is an old post but yes, I too was induced at 38 weeks due to gestational diabetes. Bub was fine and healthy but in all h...

ChiefsGirl

Retained placenta question Lock

During the natural vaginal birth of my son, I had a retained placenta which meant I ended up in s...

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I did. Retained placenta with Baby #1 (DS was 7lb 7oz) Baby #2 delivered placenta fine (DD was 9lb 50z). I have had a few interes...

Spud_Murphy2

Feedback on Riverland hospitals and staff Lock

Hi, I'm 13 weeks and planning to have baby number 1 at the Loxton hospital. Has anyone got a...

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TheJazz

Is there such a thing as a No Gap OB in Brisbane? Lock

Hi there, I'm in the very early stages of a surprise pregnancy so please excuse my ignorance...

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LT_NZ

Herbal products / Naturopath/ Naturopathy/ to help during labour Lock

Has anyone gone to a Naturopath or taken herbal products to help them with their labour? Do you h...

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I had a lot from my naturopath to take in, but didn't end up using them! haa haa. Guess it was good that I had them on hand th...

kw77

Cesarean or Induction??? help Lock

I am 37 weeks pregnant, I have had 2 previous babies both of which have been big 4kg. My first I...

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Hi baruska. Elective caesars usually are done privately if its purely because of the mothers choice. If there's a medical indic...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Induction has officially Started! Lock

I'm in one night early as my blood pressure was creeping up yesterday! I've just had...

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Thanks ladies! I had a very long labour in the end, 15 hours, with an assisted delivery (kiwi suction cup thingy) because of bubs po...

Kate_M_Turner

Looking for recommendations for Obs at Greenslopes Lock

Hi all.... im 9 weeks and due on May 2015 we have decided to go with Greenslopes hospital in Br...

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Hi Kate, Who did you end up choosing for your Ob?

Lilzntrav

Thames/ngatea midwife needed!! Lock

Im moving to Ngatea at the end of may and im due start of july so badly need to find a midwife ov...

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I'm due in December. If it's not too personal, do you mind telling why you want Waikato not thames? Just curious, I haven&...

MummaOf2&1onTheWay

The countdown is on! Lock

Hi guys! So the countdown is officially on, 10 days till induction! Just wanted to come on here a...

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Melanie_Annette

I said no to an ECV after research and booked a C Section for my first.Has anyone else had same scenario? Lock

Please share your experience and stories to help me feel more confident in my decision. I have al...

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MummaOf2&1onTheWay

Canberra Hospital. Has anyone else given birth here? Share your experiance if so please! Lock

Hey ladies, I'm 34 weeks and being induced in 4 weeks at the Canberra Hospital, has anyone e...

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Glad to hear you had a good experiance there, thanks for your reply

Pretty-Petal

Toowoomba Base Hospital - nuchal scan Lock

Just wondering if anyone has had their nuchal scan through Twmba Base? I was given a referral to ...

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I had all my appointments through Twmba Hospital with DD (she was delivered there too & spent time in scn due to being prem). I ...

Katiepielol

unexpected birth experience Lock

Hi there I would just let like share my experience as people assume because im young that I shoul...

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So sorry that you had such an awful experience - thankfully you & bub are ok. I hope you will consider talking to someone (Dr, m...

Aurora_Davoren

EPIDURAL vs C/SECTION Lock

Hi there, im 34wks pregnant and I have severe pelvic arthropothy and have also been told that my...

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I really think you need to speak to your midwife or OB. I had both epidural during labour and then emergency C section with my DS....

12240429

any mums who have been induced at king edward/had older children when delivering there pls read Lock

hi sorry if its long I have a couple of questions, im being induced at king Edward, I have to go...

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Mickstar

Giving birth at Lyell Mcewin Lock

I'm a FTM due in about 6 weeks and I was wondering about Lyell Mcewin. I've heard great...

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Hello, congrats on the impending birth of your first baby smile I too was a little apprehensive about the llyel mac due to its loca...

kalevalababy

Obs at The San, Wahroonga? Lock

Hi ladies, anyone have any experiences with particular obs at Sydney's SAN hospital in Wahro...

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Jandals

Looking for stories of c sections Lock

Hi - I am 27 weeks pregnant with baby #3. I carry large babies (9lb12 and 9lb9) and have had a 3r...

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I've had to emergency c.sections one under anaesthetic and other on epidural i found my second one alot better even though they...

hernia and natural delivery Lock

Hi ladies i was wondering if anybody has had a natural delivery with a lage hernia, my cousin is...

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Hello! I have never heard about that before, but I have read about hernia during pregancy and in newborns.Pregnancy is a common caus...

Jody-MummyOfTwo

Anesthetist appointment? GD Lock

Hi all, I've had diet controlled gestational diabetes (GD) with #1 and now again with #2. I ...

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Turns out the anesthetist wasn't exactly sure as to why I was referred but we just talked about the what if scenario basically ...

Teigenyung26

Where do I get Raspberry Leaf Tea??? Lock

I recently have been informed of this wonderful natural remedy called Raspberry Leaf Tea. I'...

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I used it with my first pregnancy. I started it from around 34 weeks with 1-2 cups a day. Purchased it from any health food shop a...

ellas_mummy

Midwife said no Epidurial availible HELP!!!!!!! Lock

Hi Ladies, I am looking for advice, i am living in Biloela QLD (a small rural town) and am 33 we...

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what other pain relief options do you have there? Im in rocky You could labour at home for as long as you can in the shower and th...

Jody-MummyOfTwo

Birth plan/Support people Lock

Expecting my 2nd baby. I had planned to have 4 support people including my fiance however I'...

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It's your special time so if you don't want her there, then as hard as it may be, you just have to be straight up with her...

Sass_Philpott

Royal Womens Hospital Melbourne Lock

I am 16 weeks and having my baby at Royal Womens Melbourne. I have my 1st appointment there next...

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Abel_Pania

My biggest boy by far Lock

I'm happy to announce my little man has finally arrived. Amusing enough on Boxing Day. I say...

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Congratulations on the birth of your little baby boy. What a speedy delivery

Shannelle_B

St Georges Chch Lock

Does anyone know if St Georges Hospital (Chch) have epidurals? and what the hospital and the sta...

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4 surprises

My baby has arrived Lock

Yesterday afternoon at 4.30pm hubby went off to work and I said stay by your phone I'm gett...

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Congratulations

Bec + 1 1/2

Muswellbrook Hospital Lock

Just looking on honest opinions of Muswellbrook hospital maternity. I want to know the good, bad ...

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osmum

Juju Sundin/Sarah Murdoch 'Birth skills'... Lock

I've just bought this book and I'm pretty inspired by what I've read already. Has anyone used her...

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Hi, I have read the book and some of the techniques from the book were there in my head when my labor started. I was using fit ball,...

Little Egg

What are your contractions like? Lock

A midwife at the birth centre got me thinking, as I mentioned that I found the wheat bags sooo he...

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i had a very fast labour i had no idea i was having contractions. they started at 3am and came every 20mins it wasn't until abo...

Britzanebub1

amniotic fluid embolism freaking out!!!!! Lock

Hi ladies Well I'm due to have my 4th baby in 11 days, and a few times now I have come acro...

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Oh no hope all goes well with your labour and delivery.. yeah I seen in the news a gold coast mother recently died from amniotic flu...

kem35

Melbourne: Northpark Private Vs The Northern Hospital Lock

Hi, just researching people's hospital experiences at Northpark and The Northern as deciding...

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kptnz

Induction Lock

Did you get induced and how long did it take to go into labour and have the baby? I'm 40 we...

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I got induced as my waters broke but I didn't go into labour. My waters hadn't fully broke so they broke my waters at 8am...

henrysmumma+1

Macrosomic babies & labour positions... Want to avoid cesearean where possible! Lock

Hi all, I'm 36+6 at the moment, booked in to be induced on the 21st but that could change...

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hi I have had all my babies naturally 8lb 4oz a week early, 9lb 3oz a week late 10lb 9oz on due date and 9lb 12 oz a week early( th...

aj_mackay

St George or Lincoln Maternity hospital? Lock

Hi, this is my third pregancy but the last two I was living in Timaru, so only had the one hospit...

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Katahli13

Tubal Reversal Lock

Hi, I'm due to get my tubal reversal done in 5 weeks. Just wondering if anyone has had done...

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It took her over a year to fall pregnant the first time. I hope your journey is quicker!