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Phantom33

Morning Sickness Lock

My wife has had severe morning sickness for approx 3 weeks now, she is only 7.5 weeks pregnant. ...

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Thanks Amanda, I'm going back to the gp on saturday to see what my blood test and urine test reveal - so we'll see. I suggested an u...

maxismum

Has any one had HELLP syndrome? Lock

I had my baby boy 7 months ago by emergency c- section due to HELLP syndrome. From what I can gat...

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Hollie Louise

Headaches Lock

Hi there Am 17 weeks and suffering massive headaches ALL the time. My blood pressure is really l...

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If anyone is looking for a liquid herbal iron tonic - Blooms make a great one, and Florivital/Floridix also have a great tonic. The...

Backache Lock

hi well i am just over 25 weeks pregnant with my second baby and have had really bad backache som...

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I'm currenlty 16 weeks, but have experienced some lower back pains and was told by my Dr to get it seen to quickly so it doesn't bec...

soon2b3

Pre natal exercise in Perth Lock

Hi, Does anyone know of any good pre natal exercise classes running in Perth. I need somewhere th...

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What is the "pregnant & fit" classes like? What's involved? I'm planning on doing aqua natal classes at SJOG.

Rachael L

S-T-E-T-C-H-I-N-G Lock

Hi every1. I am 23 weeks pregnant and my girlfriend told me that it is not safe to stretch/ over ...

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Thanx so much for your lovely and reassuring message mummy and gran bear. You have really put my mind at ease. I like you also le...

girlymum

Choroid Plexus Cysts????? Lock

Hi everyone, I am pregnant with my third baby 20wks. I had my scan done last week and the baby ...

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Hi everyone, I just want to say thanks for all of your posts. I have had my ultrasound and everything came back fine with the cyst...

lou29

Air travel Lock

My husband and I are booked on an overseas holiday to the US in late April and I have just found ...

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I have done a lot of flying and have had no problems. I first flew at about 6wks and the last time was at 27wks, which was overseas...

Murphy75

When Should I Start to Notice Weight Gain? Lock

I am 11 weeks pregnant and am already gaining weight...not too much but enough for some of my clo...

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Gees Im trigger happy tonight - In addition to my novel, BE COMFORTABLE, dont try to hold onto your clothes for too long - I found i...

PML2

Stress Lock

How bad is stress in pregnancy? I have a very stressful job (seems to be more stressful every da...

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Thanks Kirsty One of the women I work with was saying that she has really noticed the difference in her 3 children's personalities ...

Murphy75

First Scan Tomorrow Lock

I am 14 weeks pregnant and have my first scan tomorrow, I have been extremely worried as I have h...

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I think it's natural to be a little worried. I know I was but don't let that take away from your excitement of seeing your baby for ...

shellysue

weight loss - during pregnancy Lock

ive just weighed myself to find that ive lost 300 grams in the last two weeks, im 18 weeks pregna...

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hi girls, thanks so much for sharing your experiences, it's so weird isnt it to be losing weight, not gaining it during pregnancy. ...

super

Renni Lock

Hi all, Well, with only a few weeks to go before bubs is due, drinking a glass of milk to help m...

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well, at 20 weeks pregnant and having already suffered a few nights of uncomfortable heartburn, I can now say that at this stage, th...

Belah

Spray-on fake tan Lock

My girlfriend is getting married in January and wants all her bridesmaids to get a spray on fake ...

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Hi First Time Thankyou for your advice. You did look lovely in your wedding photos. Still deciding what to do, becasue the baby h...

Murphy75

Is Chicken Pox Dangerous When Pregnant? Lock

I am 8 weeks pregnant and my step daughter of 16 months has been exposed to chicken pox and we ar...

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Have you had chicken pox before? If so you will have immunity and do not need to worry. I was exposed to my SIL who had chicken pox ...

Baby Due in March Lock

Hi All. I am just wondering if anyone would know if I need winter or summer clothes for my baby ...

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Hi Belinda Before I reply, I just have to mention that I also live in Canning Vale in WA, I have a 12 1/2 month old daughter and I ...

holz

iron levels Lock

hi i was just wondering what people did to keep their iron levels up. my 28 week blood tests sho...

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Hi Holz, I'm 38 weeks. I too am very low in iron. I'm taking iron tablets called ferro-grad c (FGC) -with vitamin c. I feel alot be...

jo79

Perfect Potion Lock

Hi A friend gave me a bottle of 'Perfect Potion - New Life Massage Oil' at my baby shower. I h...

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oh ok thanks. its really confusing about what you should be avoiding.i havent heard of raspberry leaf tea. did you find the website ...

mum78

Ended up in hospital because of morning sickness! Lock

Hi, Does this happen often? I ended up having to go to hopsital on the weekend as I was so sick...

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i had really bad morning sickness and i found that drinking ginger ale worked really well(and it doesnt taste to bad second time rou...

Mummsy

U/S at 7 weeks no heartbeat.... Lock

Hello all, A friend of mine has just had an u/s to check her dates, this ultrasound basically sai...

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its hard too here the heart beat befor 15 weeks so try not to worry too much

Tweet_e

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome anyone?... Lock

Hi, Have many of you experienced this in your pregnancies before? I started waking in the night ...

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I too have carpal tunnel syndrome which started when I was 23 weeks! Fortunately it has only affected me in my left hand, but can ma...

Tepe

Weight gain during pregnancy Lock

I was just wondering how much weight mums put on during their pregnancies. I am over 34wks and ha...

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Hi Girls, I am 33 weeks and have already put on 16 kilos. I've only put on 1 kilo in the last 6 weeks. I'm not even that big. My pre...

Tweet_e

Good old Stretchmarks... Lock

Hi, I thought I would start this topic which affects alot of ppl & see what we are trying to keep...

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Thanks Kristi, I noticed a lot of products tell you to apply the cream straight after bathing, I wonder if that has a big part in h...

dais_y81

Rusty water Lock

I am 5 weeks pregnant and the water at our house is very rusty. We are in the process of putting...

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Hi, I had a quick nosey on the web & a few sites said it is safe to drink because the chlorine is there to kill the bacteria produce...

loubielou

Worrying about baby's development. Lock

Hi, Im 18weeks pregnant and suffered from bad sickness up till a couple of weeks ago. While now ...

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Gee those pregnancy hormones should be shot! God MUST have been a man! I think everyone turns out to be a bit neurotic when they are...

loubielou

Haemorroid Help Lock

Hi, This is one of those subjects that i would really like not have to talk about but do haemor...

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Hi Loubielou I had them with my first pregnancy, at first they were just uncomfortable but by the end they were downright painful! ...

melis

Alcohol in cooking when pregnant Lock

Hello We want to try this beef dish but it calls for about 560 mls of red wine, I just had a loo...

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hello everyone here is the receipe we were going to make it sounds really yummy http://www.burkesbackyard.com.au/this_weeks_fact...

evelyn23

Morning Sickness all day long Lock

I just found out that I am preganant with our 3rd child about 3 weeks ago, and since then I have ...

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Hi I found with my last pregnancy and with this one also that ginger tablets, ginger buscuits and ginger ale really help. With m...

loubielou

Is Cheesecake safe Lock

Hi, my question is a simple one, Is it safe to eat cheesecake during pregnancy. Iam very strict i...

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Hi Stephanie I have heard that it is OK to eat cheesecake that has been baked in the oven as it has been cooked and any bacteria ki...

roy

Good pregnancy foods???? Lock

Hi there Just another question. I know there are some foods you shouldn't eat while you're preg...

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Hey Young Mum, Funny you should mention ice... I have been munching on ice cubes throughout this pregnancy and with 18 days till m...

roy

Placenta Praevia??? Lock

Hi all my girlfriend has just had her 19 week ultrasound and been told that she has Placenta Pra...

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Hi Roy, I too had a low placenta at my 19 week u/s, but it had moved by the time I had my 34 week one. I did have a c-section, but ...

JungleGal

Asthma during Pregnancy Lock

Hello a friend of ours has been diagnosed with Asthma due to her pregnancy....... She has been to...

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i have really bad asthma. i use ventolin inhaler, i use a nebuliser with atrovent and ventolin. IT DOES NOT HARM THE BABY my doc ...

Hamish's Mum

Rubella?? Lock

Hi everyone - just found out I am preggers with #2. Bub should be due in early Feb - one month be...

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Hi hamish's mum, The same thing happened to me. Luckily we went to Malaysia, Singapore and LangKawi on our honeymoon which meant the...

Bear97

31wks and uncontrolable Crying Lock

Hi Everyone I have had the worst day of my whole pregnancy today and have spent the whole day cr...

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Hi Jo Well not long to go now, I bet you are getting excited / nervous...... I am glad you are enjoying your time off work and rel...

Tarns

My tip for snoring Lock

I've developed the world's worst snoring habit during the past month or so. In fact it's so bad ...

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YummyMummy

Foot spas???? Lock

Hi, I received a foot spa for mother's day and Iopened it up and read the instructions it says t...

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Hi Mandy, I was at my midwife appointment yesterday, and your post came up in conversation..... i too was using a foot spa until i...

Roxby

foods not to eat Lock

I have just discovered that I am pregnant again and was wondering about what other people have be...

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Holy Duly That is scary stuff I have read, particularly with your sister in-law Caleb's mum. I am picky about not eating processed...

gerry

9weeks and bleeding Lock

I am 9weeks 1 day and my usual period date has brought twingy aches like avery mild period and br...

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Hi gerry, I had the same thing happen to me from week 6 till week 8. I rested for 48hrs to be safe. I'm now 14 weeks pregnant. I u...

nicole_jamie

Herbal remedies Lock

When I first fell pregnant this time round I had really bad morning sickness, so I went to the ch...

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I have also heard about a herbal product called '5W' which apparentely is great for a quick and easy labour. Does anybody know anyt...

rach

Sport and Pregnancy Lock

Hello, I am currently 18weeks pregnant, and for the first time, and once a week take active part ...

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I agree with most of the people who have replied it is DEFINATELY an individual thing. I played touch till i was three months pregna...