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NZnewmum replied to topic Just Venting.

Can totally see the need for a rant! you poor thing you have had so much going on, and very little/no room to breath and process it all, I would have been super furious about the wedding issues par...

Wednesday 08 April 10:07pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Can I choose where I have my baby?

I think sadly there are a lot of midwives that aren't great out there, I was incredibly lucky and had a fantastic one, however she did once say to me when I phoned her "that is really som...

Sunday 14 December 09:08pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Are all scans still free with Horizon Radiology in New Zealand?

I'm in Dunedin, when I had my daughter (1yr ago) I paid $35 per scan for the first 3 scans then after 3 they were free (I had 5 scans total), this was at Otago radiology, I could have had them...

Sunday 14 December 08:48pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Contraception

I have a copper IUD it's awesome, took a bit of getting used to initially (possibly more in my mind then anything) and my period is slightly heavier than before but otherwise it's fantastic.

Tuesday 28 October 07:57pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Teething and diarrhea

DD had exactly the same went on for a couple of weeks red cheeks and giant shitsplosions, we were advised it was all just part of the joys of teething. As far as the sleeping DD has always enjoyed...

Saturday 04 October 07:34pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Food during pregnancy

Sushi - Chicken not raw fish - Only homemade with fresh rice and well cooked chicken Deep fried food - Yes but still be picky no mussels or oysters or deep sea fish or crab stick or the like McD...

Saturday 23 August 08:24am
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NZnewmum replied to topic PCOS and fertility... an oxymoron?

I had a similar experience when I conceived DD so although different circumstances as I didn't have pcos hopefully you may be experiencing the same, I was tracking O, AF was due 28/2/13 didn&#...

Monday 28 July 09:35pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic pointy end of the stick... extremely anxious

I think realising when it is over the pain will be gone is really important and reminding yourself that the whole way through, short term pain for long term gain. Your body is made for giving birth...

Sunday 29 June 09:21am
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NZnewmum replied to topic How much weight gain have you put on during pregnancy?

I gained about 35kgs, stopped weighing myself towards the end as was getting really depressed, wasn't eating terribly but was eating a lot more than normal, plus drinking more (instead of wate...

Tuesday 10 June 09:12pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Mission to lose baby weight

Hi! Sorry have been totally MIA! So since we last chatted I lost 700g then gained 800g, then this week have been totally off track so not expecting great things. Buggie - hope your cold has go...

Monday 09 June 08:50pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Husband left me at 27 weeks pregnant for his mother

Good for you for leaving, now stay away, that sounds like a toxic environment I would get as far away from them as possible and stay there, sorry if this sounds harsh, I appreciate he is your husba...

Monday 26 May 08:18am
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NZnewmum replied to topic Mission to lose baby weight

Hi ladies, Good job NZ mummy, super jealous you are off the Michael buble! I'm the same eating has been spot on but slack with exercise so will need to fix that this week. Definitely keen t...

Wednesday 21 May 07:04pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Red Raspberry Leaf Tea?

The tea is really good for toning the uterus and preparing it for labour, I drank buckets of the stuff from 37weeks (when I finished work), not sure how much it really did as I had a 19 hour labour...

Tuesday 20 May 01:38pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Who is planning on having an Epidural or is happy they had one before? Positive stories only please.

I didn't have one but would definitely consider it for our next child, I had a 19 hour labour and was not at all prepared for the pain, DD was 9pound 4 but pretty sure it doesn't matter w...

Sunday 18 May 08:36am
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NZnewmum replied to topic Mission to lose baby weight

Hi ladies, How did your weeks go? I lost 1kg, very exciting (my scales say 1.5 down but weight watchers say 1kg so will go with the lessor). Pretty excited, now hopeful of potentially reaching m...

Thursday 15 May 07:47am
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NZnewmum replied to topic Teenage pregnancies

That's really sad that your family feel that way given their reasoning for not liking him is racially motivated I doubt they will change their mind once you have a baby as racism is something...

Monday 12 May 12:39pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Mission to lose baby weight

Happy Mother's Day Had a great day and a good weekend overall eating wise, last night we had planned fish n chips but when it got to dinner time I just couldn't decide what I wanted to...

Sunday 11 May 09:15pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Starting routine...

Have you tried putting him down unwrapped? You mention he is strong, it could be that when he becomes unsettled between sleep cycles he might be being woken because he can't stretch out due to...

Saturday 10 May 08:57pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Mission to lose baby weight

Great loss NZ mummy! I lost 900g (93kg), should be pleased but given I worked super hard this week feel I deserved more, although I conceed it is a reasonably large amount of weight to loose in a...

Wednesday 07 May 06:45pm
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NZnewmum replied to topic Mission to lose baby weight

Hi ladies how did everyone's weekend end up? Nz mummy how was the trots? Mine was really good, eating was good, exercised yesterday, no formal exercising today but did some cleaning and helpe...

Sunday 04 May 06:41pm
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