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Keeping Fit & Healthy during Pregnancy

Zinkles

Quick question Lock

So I know I'm not allowed to eat *anything* now that I'm pregnant, but I'm just w...

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Thanks for the link slacktarts. And thanks little misses.. Got a little more than I bargained for...

VaVe82

Wonderful home-made face mask to try :) :) Lock

Hello there! I have tried this super easy home-made face mask and I thought I would share the re...

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Zinkles

Another food question Lock

Is it ok to make up a salad in the morning to eat at lunch time? I hate all these pregnancy food...

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I did. Just made sure I put the dressing on right before I ate it. Oh and it was kept in the fridge at work

Acraeburn

Scared of most foods! Paranoid! Lock

Ah! I'm fed up of being told food is dangerous or unsafe by every other person who sees me e...

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The thing about listeria is that it is in a lot of things that we eat, but for the normal healthy, non pregnant person, it's no...

country_yobbo

Pregnancy Vitamins Lock

Sorry - I am sure this topic has been raised a million times on Huggies, BUT, There are so many d...

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Tickled*pink wrote: I have read that taking folate through the entire pregnancy is linked with asthma in the bub. That might have b...

cah_87

exercise during pregnancy Lock

Hi I just found out I'm pregnant with baby #2 and wanting to know about exercise. Right now ...

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Hi thanks for asking for the update! All the information everyone gave was excellent. I still go to the gym 4 times a week for about...

*Charlie*&*Boots*

Claratyne safe while pregnant?? Lock

Hi all, I am really hoping someone can help me out on here, is claratyne now considered safe whi...

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Eranda wrote: Don't forget that you can call the pregnancy specific drugs hotline at you state's children's hospital....

Ben&Chloës Mama

Throat lozengers during pregnancy Lock

So i have a sore throat and wondering if its fine to take throat lozengers while pregnant?

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It's pretty good. Lol just only use a teaspoon of butter though otherwise it's not so good...

Kirannmar

GD & Insulin Lock

Hi ladies I was diagnosed with Gestational diabetes at 28 weeks and have been managing it by die...

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Alli-cat

UTI? Lock

Any advice on what to do for a uti while preg. I usually use Ural sachets but they say not to use...

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UTI can bring on labour so go to midwife asap.

Hilary29

What light exercise is best? Lock

Hi guys, I was wondering your opinion on what is a good excersice to do while I'm pregnant. ...

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I have cut back exercising to 3 or 4 times per week (at 30 weeks) and just doing yoga and aqua aerobics/water walking now. Go for wa...

wolfbaby

just hit my starting weight Lock

ive just hit the weight I was when I fell pregy after losing a few kilo's in 1st trimester. ...

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Yes, focus on diet first! If you know it'll take you some time to start exercising again try to eat as healthy as possible. Thi...

Fallen_And_Forgotten13

is it safe to take Metamucil while Pregnant? Lock

im currently 31 weeks pregnant and was wondering if it is safe to take Metamucil, as i am so over...

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Just to be on the safe side I would ask your midwife, I think it's ok but there's also a good chance since your heavily pr...

Tellysmurfette84

Pregnant and have Polycystic Kidney Disease Lock

I have just found out I am pregnant for the firs time and I have PKD. I have extremely high blood...

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ElleBelle21

Bike ride when pregnant? If not, why not? Lock

I am a regular biker, riding to work a few times a week and doing a few rides a week with friends...

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I think the big concern with bikes is later in a pregnancy, the bump will really affect your balance.

Rhonddabowen

Pumpkin Pie Lock

Hi guys, I love sweet pumpkin pie. I make it myself from scratch. Ingredients are: sweet short pa...

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*gembub*

9 weeks pregnant and bitten by a white tail spider Lock

Just wondering if anyone has been bitten by a white tail spider whilst pregnant. I am 9 weeks an...

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Just thought Id let you know I had a white tail bite me when I was about 9weeks pregnant as well, on my bottom to be exact!! Lol lot...

V-Mack

Pregnancy girdles Lock

Hi all. I am 17 weeks pregnant with my second child. My daughter was born almost eight years ago ...

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wolfbaby

paint fumes Lock

I painted for half a day, had the door open so was well ventilated and only used water based pain...

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PrincessTahlia•LittleBoo

Pelvic Girdle Pain - Help!! :'( Lock

Hi everyone - Currently dealing with something a little unusual at the moment, hoping someone o...

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l had SPD with all my pregnancies, and yes, it did get worse with each one However, there are quite a few treatments you can try a...

country_yobbo

Vulvar Varicosities - why is it back? Lock

Just needing a vent and maybe some real life advice as Hubby doesn't want to hear about my &...

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I feel for you they are awful things! I got them at 30 weeks with DS, 18 weeks with DD and can feel them coming again now at 16 week...

What CAN'T you eat during pregnancy? Lock

I was mainly careful about "where" the food had come from e.g making most food myself s...

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Its ok to be a bit paranoid and certainly ask questions if concerned. I should have added dont hesitate to ask your doctor or midwif...

What do you all eat? Lock

I used to eat chicken sandwhiches but I'd warm them up before I ate them. You could take fr...

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I had lots of soups (red lentil, roasts tomato, lamb and lentil). I also tried to bring left overs from home if it was a pasta or s...

nelliej

Freaking out over accidentally eating undercooked salmon please help!! Lock

Hi I am having a major panic attack over this... I am 7wks & about 4 days ago ate at a resta...

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Thanks so much really appreciate your responses & kindness & feeling a little better about it all now. I figure Japanese wo...

Rainbow Shine

very sore nipples Lock

Hello, I am wondering if anyone knows exactly how I can stop or at least ease the pain of VERY VE...

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Little Miss's wrote: If you arm yourself with knowledge before the birth of your baby at least you can tackle any problems tha...

PearlyHorgan

Working out while pregant Lock

Hi ladys, I'm 5 weeks and 6 days preggo, I'm quite an active person working out 3-4 ti...

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Daniam wrote: I did/do right up until I popped. I just stopped spin classes a few weeks ago. Body Attack I kept up until 25 weeks,...

Mama-to-one

Return of Sickness at 11 Weeks at night Lock

Hello! Currently 11 weeks into my second pregnancy (yay!) and the dreaded sickness has returned....

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Have you tried Elevit morning sickness tablets? They did work for me as I had it all day long and was also waking in the night feeli...

Carpal tunnel while pregnant Lock

I have had both my hands operated on as i had it when i wasnt pregnant. There is really not much...

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Oh he did say drinking lots of water will help. Its weird cos its fluid that causes it but water can flush it out a bit. Panadol if ...

new to Tassie

Antenatal classes in Southern Midlands Lock

Hi Tassie mums My name is Louise and I have lived in Tassie for a year now, I have moved from t...

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Mama-to-one

Best body oils/moisturizers while pregnant Lock

Hello! I'm expecting our second bubba at the end of the year (so very newly pregnant) howev...

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I can totally empathise with skin going a bit nuts with the change of season, I get patchy, dry, irritating skin with pregnancy at t...

Katiebest_03

Weight gain im 17w and 5d and doubting myself Lock

Hi everyone.... Im a first time mum with this jelly bean but i have been pregnant 2 times before...

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ok thank you so much ladies for your advice im giving in to it and not caring anymore..... i will just work harder to work it off af...

Leelee2014

Working within hospitality Lock

Hi all, Just wondering how others have coped working within the hospitlity industry while pregna...

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I worked in a busy bar/restaurant until about 35 weeks. Make sure you always have water handy. Buy some really good shoes, you may n...

first-timer!

Hit by the flu! Lock

Hi all, this is my first time on the forum and first pregnancy, I'm only 4-5 weeks along! I&...

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Thanks for the advise finding this all a bit daunting! but very excited

Cuddles for Mum

Sleeping issues Lock

I was wondering if anyone has any ideas/advice on helping me sleep. I struggle to fall asleep, an...

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CJCMF wrote: But with regards to your daughter waking cold each night....have you heard the saying "dress the baby, not the bed...

Cuddles for Mum

Little Miss's Lock

Don't ask me why, but I all of a sudden remembered that I had pinned a recipe for 'naus...

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If it was summer I would be making them too! It's just that fruit isn't cheap at the moment... But glad your feeling bette...

lucky2013

Weight Gain (and loss after bub) Lock

Hi ladies, for those expecting how much weight have you put on? I am 15 weeks & have gained 2...

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I am 19 weeks and started at 68 kg and currently at 73kg ... ive found it emotionally and mentally really difficult gaining weight. ...

Coffee during pregnancy - Yes or No? Lock

i think 1 a day is fine... im a coffee-aholic and have at least 5 cups a day, when i was preg the...

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"You may find you will go of it anyway. Both of my pregnancies I went off coffee a few weeks before I found out I was pregnant&...

Melinda_Schultz

Maternity Bras Lock

Does anyone know where I can get any decent 18G maternity bras from. I am in QLD and not sure if ...

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sweet smile

yogurt Lock

Does anyone know the safest brand of yogurt to eat when pregnant? I just saw a commercial and I f...

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dairy farmers, thick & creamy is pasturised. I rang them to enquire. thanks for all your post's.