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Jacs Mummy

Breastfeeding while pregnant Lock

Hi Ladies I just discovered im pregnant with number 2 but i am still breastfeeding my first son ...

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For me pain was a part of BFing while pregnant, some times it was worse then others, but it was never normal feeling. It was worse e...

BabyT

Migraine medication urgent help Lock

Hi, I suffer from chronic cluster migraine. I'm on isoptin 180 x2 at the moment, panadeine f...

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Elizabeth_Boulton78

Pregnancy yoga in Hills District? Lock

Can anyone recommend a pregnancy yoga class in the Hills District? Thanks.

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Hi Elizabeth, try www.mothernurtureyoga.com.au in Carlingford

ErinBoxtel

Pregnancy yoga at home Lock

Hi ladies. I'm 10 weeks pregnant and wanting to start yoga at home to work on my own physica...

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Thanks I'm looking for the same! I did prenatal yoga with my first but life is much busier now so might try!! Did u buy the iPa...

Tippie

Pre-existing underactive thyroid and iodine supplements - advice needed please. Lock

Hello, I am 11 weeks' pregnant and have an underactive thyroid (diagnosed about a year ago)...

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Thanks everyone for your helpful replies. I am feeling more reassured, and Annie81 thanks for the detail on your thyroid level check...

lisapala

HELLP SYNDROME Lock

Hello all I was just wondering if there was anyone else out there who has had hellp syndrome? I ...

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This post is quite old now. But I'll reply anyway. I developed hellp syndrome at 39 weeks. Didn't even know anything was w...

PoodleLady

Urologist in Sydney Lock

Hi there, Anyone know of a good Urologist somewhere in Sydney? I am 18 weeks pregnant and have ha...

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MrsGJunior

Pregnancy food question Lock

Hi all, random question - can you eat Turkish pides during pregnancy? I know kebabs are a no no, ...

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Thanks guys - I mean the ones from kebab shops made from Turkish bread. I played it safe with a vegetarian one! I had a massive cra...

Little Egg

What does it feel like before varicose veins come? Lock

I think I may get varicose veins this pregnancy, as I'm sure I don't remember feeling t...

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Thanks for the advice, I am now 28 weeks and touch wood no sign of varicose veins actually appearing and the ache-iness I was feelin...

Aeryn_Walker

Feeling terrible... Lock

I am a fairly tall girl with really good eating habits and regular exercise routine. I have alway...

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Don't worry too much about this.... I am an over weight person to begin with and during my 1st pregnancy I was worried about my...

Elepavoux

Prenatal Yoga Coogee Lock

Hi Ladies, I'm 25 weeks pregnant and I'm a yoga teacher. I'm newish to the area...

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Nathalie_Herrey

Pregnant after cervical conization...more bleeding normal? Lock

I had a conization of the cervix done a few yrs ago. I was warned - as is standard - that there c...

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Casey2

Preventing Colic/Reflux in baby during pregnancy? Lock

Hi there, Our DD is nearly 5 and I am pregnant with baby no. 2. DD had terrible colic/reflux and...

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Chops30

Exercise in early pregnancy Lock

Hi ladies, I have just found out that I'm pregnant Just over 4 weeks at the moment so ver...

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Chops30 wrote: Thanks so much for your advice ladies. I have decided to put my membership on hold for a while and maybe look in to a...

catchoo

sex, gestational diabetes and exercise- your opinions please Lock

Hi all I am 8 weeks 5 days pregnant with baby number 2. I had a chemical pregnancy/early miscarr...

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I had diet controlled gd with our 4th baby so they said that if I ever got pregnant again that I would need to have an early GTT don...

mum2all

How to raise low blood pressure? Lock

Should I even try? My mum suggested more salt, easily done because I'm craving it. And drink...

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Thanks every one

Jadejones294

To horse ride or not? Lock

I just found out I'm 6 weeks pregnant. I have two jobs and both are labour intensive, one be...

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I'm with little miss on this one, with everything exercise, food, drinking, riding during pregnancy it's the what if'...

Angela_F24

Plevic Organ Prolapse Lock

Hi All I'm after some help, after the birth of my daughter 2.5 years ago I was diagnosed wi...

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Thanks for your reply. I went to the doctor today, have been referred to an early pregnancy clinic tomorrow. I do have a prolapse s...

leng

Retinyl Palmitate (Retinoid/Vitamin A) in skin care products Lock

Hi I am wondering if anyone can offer some advice/info. I am almost 15 wks pregnant and have jus...

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I nice to discussion on various topic related with our health and beauty product. I have great willing to know more about organic sk...

Would you go to the doctor Lock

Sounds like you're dehydrated. So it might be worth going to get some anti nausea tablets so...

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Yes, you need to take good care of yourself too, which I know you know, but it is Sister Skubala's orders that you do! It onl...

sparklebrite

Severe Migraines Lock

Hi girls, Just wondering if anyone else is experiencing migraines during pregnancy? I am 23 week...

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As some of you know I am a Chronic Daily Migraine Sufferer. During my last pregnancy I had the daily migraines right through. And be...

Hilary29

Weight gain?? Lock

Hello there!! I recently had my first child and we had our 6 week check up yesterday, I found out...

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10kgs is not bad at all! Like the others said don't forget it took you 9 months to put that on. I did the Slim6 program from B...

rose_stargazing

Just another stretch mark thread...! Lock

I'm 33+3 and have just found my first stretch marks. So far I've been super lucky &...

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Just wanted to add that I got some stretchies towards the end of my pregnancy and now just 5mths on, you can barely even notice them...

Tbs26

Feeling Depressed & anxious Lock

Hi Ladies, I'm wondering if any other ladies out there have experienced similar feelings to...

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I feel exactly the same way sweet. I am currently 6 weeks pregnant and we were trying to conceive a baby it just happened far more q...

V8 Juice - Pesticides? Vitamin A? Lock

Oooh I've had this and never thought anything of it. I just assumed it would be fine...

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Juicing For Weight Loss Recipes: Colorful Health Festival Juice Recipe: 1 small to medium beetroot, discard greens or see below* 1...

lookingforachange

what hayfever tablets can you take while pregnant? Lock

Not sure if I am or not but as we are TTC I dont want to take the wrong ones.

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Instead of taking tablets for pregnant women with hay fever , try these 6 Herbs to cure hay fever : Adapted from Hay Fever: The Com...

GNAH06

Belly Wraps Lock

Wanting to know if anyone tried Belly Wraps after giving birth... Do they really work- if so whic...

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i was given one at the hospital..i put it on 3 days after giving birth and loooooved it..my stomach was almost back to normal and i ...

Mamalovexoxoxox

Am I overweight?? What should I be doing? emotional.... Lock

Have just found out im 4weeks pregnant with my 2nd babe- soooo so excited but Im not as slim as I...

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Sorry to hear that :-/ My first baby was 4weeks early & we had lots of complications as well- so far I feel completely different...

MumMum78

Are Vitamin Supplements Necessary? Lock

Happy New Year! At my last visit to the doctor when I was about 11 weeks pregnant my doctor asked...

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If you take folic acid that's enough in my opinion. In NZ they also prescribe iodine to take as well, but some doctors think th...

A19lee

healthy eating - help wanted Lock

Take part in a nutrition questionnaire and go into the draw to win one of three $50 Coles/Myer gi...

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Lil Dash

Pelvic/Groin Pain Lock

Hi all, The last 24 hours or so I have been experiencing quite sever pain in my groin whenever I...

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Thanks Mel+2 and Nai. I will have to look into the support band. I've been sleeping with a pillow between my legs for a while ...

*Charlie*&*Boots*

Gestational Diabetes - High morning reading Lock

Hi all, I was diagnosed with GD a few weeks ago and finally got my appointment yesterday with Di...

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leisah wrote: try to have something that's low gi for supper, it helps because the carbs from it are released more slowly or so...

Shell_Lee

anxiety in pregnancy Lock

I have had anxiety for the last 8 years, on and off. It returned at the very start of my pregnanc...

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I'm happy to know I'm not the only one that has this, makes me feel a whole lot better to know I'm not going insane, ...

macca's sundaes Lock

hi all - i thought i saw a thread previously about mcdonalds sundaes but couldn't find anything. ...

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Yep big no no steer clear of them. Perhaps go to a cafe and get a milkshake with real ice cream. I had food poisoning last week an...

Angelswings07

Gestational Diabetes Lock

Hey all, I've done some googling, but I can't come up with any specific answers to my q...

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Angelswings07 - Sounds like you're doing really well. I'm pretty sure the initial cut off from the test in NZ is a little...

Chocolate2011

Constipation during pregnancy & Tips - Plum Juice??? Lock

Anyone with some good tips for treating constipation. I have heard about prunes/prune juice but t...

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Update for anyone else curious to what worked Sunsweet Plum Juice tasted delicious and so refreshening, (love it!) but wasnt sure...

kalevalababy

Tips & what would you pack for international flight @30-35wks? Lock

Hi, What would be in your ideal cabin luggage for international flights (some 14hrs)? I will be...

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Hi ladies, Thanks for the tips and don't worry, I have checked thoroughly that the airlines are okay for me to fly! I will hav...

Mum of a Princess and a Prince!!

Anyone else suffering from B12 deficiency? Lock

I finally have an answer to why I am feeling so crap... I am low in B12. Has anyone else had thi...

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I had low B12 last year (in between pregnancies) along with low iron and vitamin D. I had a series of injections for the B12 and too...

wolfbaby

feeling very odd and weak Lock

hi all. Im 25wks w bubs no.2 n getting lots of stretching of tummy at sides up to ribs which is u...

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Hi I have just joined Huggies tonight How are you feeling now? I am 31 weeks pregnant and have been feeling awful the whole time...

wolfbaby

gestational diabetes Lock

hi all, hope everyones having a good weekend. Ive been doing my blood sugar testing now for about...

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My midwife always told me to not to use any thing on my hands before testing ie soaps moisturizers etc, that may of been the reason ...