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The Role of GodParents?? Lock

Can any one help me on what the role of God Parents are, and if anyones bubs have God Parents, wh...

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tradionally the god parent look after the childs religious upbringing & should you & your hubby die they bring up the children

mily

Head's position while sleeping Lock

I just wondering what is the head position while baby's sleeping. I always put my daughter sleep ...

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Hi mily. We had the same problem with our son. We also thought it was really cute until our chiropractor pointed out he really had...

Laura 1

Sesame Street- help Lock

Hi all, My sister in law is expecting her first bub in October (very exciting, an IVF baby after ...

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Laura Dimmeys is in VIC its kinda like the old fosseys stores www.dimmeys.com.au/ hope this helps

First time mum!!

What is your 7th moth old up to???? Lock

Hi My girl just turned 7 months and i am wanting ideas or suggestions on how to keep her occupie...

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I have a "beetle" that I put my son in when I am trying to do things around the house. It looks like a walker, but it isn't. It's sh...

JZ

How often do you wash baby's hair? Lock

How often is necessary to wash a babys hair? Just curious to know how often other mums are washin...

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Hi Chukkas. I totally relate to the large smelly head syndrome. Im used to it now and like it in a strange way as it is my little b...

joshdan

am i being selfish? Lock

we are trying to decide to pick Godparents for our ten months old baby but can't compromise. with...

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I dont think your being selfish at all, personally i think he is, i agree with you, one on either side of the family. With my littl...

How and when do you start your baby on finger food? Lock

I have a six and a half month old son, whos eating three meals a day and four bottles. I would lo...

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Hi, I started my little girl at about 7 1/2 months. I started with a rusk and then moved onto toast and cut it up like Jas. I have ...

How many bottles should a six month old be having? Lock

My six month old is now on solids. He has 2 solid meals a day although I'm thinking of changing ...

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My bub was having 3-4 bottles of approx 200ml, with 3 solid feeds per day

michelle a

lunch menu ideas Lock

my little boy has been on 3 bottles and 3 meals a day for almost a month now. He is 7 months toda...

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Great Idea!!! I'm with Brandon's mum, I guess I havent thought about anything else but mashed veg, cereal, custards or yoghurt.... ...

Danika'smum

keeping warm at night Lock

my 5 1/2 month old daughter has freezing hands and face in the mornings when i get her up. what c...

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Hi Linda, Just be aware that babies transmit a lot of their heat thru their head, that is why it is not suggested to have any head ...

Sammie

Baby Walkers Lock

Hi everyone, Can anyone please tell me the pros and cons of baby walkers. I would like to buy o...

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Hiya, Just needed to reply, it is all about supervision!!!! I have been there, and seen my son out of his bath seat, don't blame t...

bubblesox

TUMMY TIME Lock

My baby boy is 12 weeks old this week - I put him on his tummy but he hates it and starts to cry....

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Hi My boy is now 8 months old, but when he was younger, he didn't like tummy time either. Our ECN explained that is was more to e...

Deena

Nappies at night Lock

Hi, my little boy finally started sleeping through the night with out a bottle. My new distress ...

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my daughter wets through sometimes but she does sleep 14+ hours a night. i usually have a huggies on her wont use any other cheaper ...

JadeH

Why Dummies!! Lock

From the tome my baby was born, i had people buying dummies. Dummies for her birth, dummies for ...

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neenas mum i am so happy someone agrees with my way of thinking i know other peoples opinions being pushed isn't nice or anything. ...

Chukkas

Crawler size sold in a box Lock

I'd like to congratulate the team at Huggies for finally making the Crawler size nappy in a box. ...

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Brandon's mum Nappy land are dearer to but them in a box. We looked at that when Liam was in the infant size, but it actually works ...

Chukkas

Thanks Huggies mums Lock

I'd just like to say thank you to all the mums out there that start posts and those that respond ...

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I agree, It's great to be able to talk to other mums about problems and occasionally help out with someone elses. The great thing a...

JZ

Routine for 6 month old. Lock

I just wanted to know what routine other mums have for their 6 month old. My 6 1/2 month boy is s...

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Hi, my daughter is nearly 6 mths old and this is her routine. Wakes b/w 3-5 am for a breast feed. Straight back to sleep. 6-8am an...

JZ

Who does bell clamp Circumcision in melbourne? Lock

Im thinking very seriously about circumcising my 5 month old boy, but would prefer the the relati...

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JZ, I read your response on a different post of the same topic, and saw how unbiased you and everyone else was on that particualr po...

Chelby

at what age do babies cry with tears??? Lock

i am curious as to when babies get their tears. my daughter had a blocked tear duct for her 1st 6...

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It is not an immediate danger. So don't worry to much. The lacrimal glands have many functions for the eye and if the eye is not wel...

Demazin? Lock

hi all well my daughter has got a really bad cold this is the second one in a month she has a hor...

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hi when my daughter was about 2 months old she got a really bad cold that lasted for ages. we just couldnt un block her nose and it...

Would like to hear from mum's and dad's who have had their baby boys circumcised. Lock

Hello to all mum's and dad's, I am 23 weeks pregnant with a baby boy and am trying to get as man...

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Hi Georgina, Thanks for your reply. I have been to the site that you recommended and found it to be very informative, I would sugge...

Mishelle

what to do for there 1st Birthday Lock

could someone plz help me i am a new young mum and i have no idea what to do for my son first bir...

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hey flinstones no it not to late i just anxious lane cove is that in sydney i am in the central west so prob a bit far away thanks t...

Lysje's_mum

Baby Massage Lock

Hi, Really I was just wondering who else out there has done or is thinking about baby massage c...

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Hi Tanith, I have the girls contact numbers and enrolment forms! I just need time!! Thanks anyway

Phantom

Flannelette Sheets for Cot Lock

Hi everyone, Can you buy flannelette sheets for cots or are they not recommended for SIDS reason...

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i hve found some good fitted sheets made of stretchy terry towelling good in the winter bit not too hot in summer eithr got them fro...

jade's mum

Screaming babies Lock

I'm a young mum, my baby is 4 1/2 months old and I can't handle her baby crying all the time. Ha...

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The book Sleep Right, Sleep Tight was a life-saver for us. You only need to read the first chapter. When my baby screamed during th...

dais_y81

thinks he is starving- so he has a fit? Lock

Does anyone have a baby that will scream and almost have a tantrum because they want food and the...

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My baby boy does the same thing. He cries and cries when he is ready for breastmilk. There is very little lead up. He is happy an...

tmcau1

calcium supplements when breastfeeding Lock

Hi i'm currently breastfeeding twins. I was taking a breastfeeding and pregnancy supplement but h...

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Hiya, Congratulations on the birth of your twins, what a wonderful miracle!! Do you know what caused the reaction ? It may be wort...

moz

downsyndrome Lock

I am a mother of 8. My last baby who is now 12 mths old was born with Downsyndrome.While she is d...

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hi Moz, while i am not in your situation i have fed 2 babies every day for 12 mths now & also have no family around to help, i hav...

Jasper's Mum

The name 'Ella' Lock

Hi. I have a 15 week old girl named Ella. I read in the paper on the weekend that the name Ell...

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Hi, I don't have an Ella myself, but i know at least 4 of ages about 6 months, 3yrs, 5yrs and about 20yrs! it is a lovely name! we c...

hedghog0604

Allergy to Shampoo Lock

Hi, can anyone help me? My 2 yr old daughter gets an allergic reaction on her scalp (eczema/derm...

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i bet shes the most beautiful plastic ring flower ever LOL. how cute.

Cherrybloss

DRINKINGWATER Lock

Hi to all you mums out there, this is my first time on line. My name is Cherie and I have a 6 mo...

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The only way my son will drink water is to add one scoop of his formula to 150mls of water. That way it tastes like his formula and ...

mishka

Discipline Lock

Can someone help me control my little one? I am afraid that he will never listen to me. He will a...

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Hi everyone, thanx for all your advice. Jackson is now 1! He definantely understands the word no now. And listens more now to my no'...

Twin Mum

Swimming Lessons - when to start? Lock

I would be interested to hear when your baby/child started swimming lessons. I would like to star...

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my boys started at 6-7 months now the 4 yr old can swim without a flaoat and the 2.5 yrold can too a bit hve fun

unsettled 5 1/2 month old Lock

My 5 1/2 month old girl has just changed from a settled happy baby to a nightmare my husband and ...

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Hi Pauline, Have only logged on to this site for the first time today so your troubles may have finished by now. My 5 month old ha...

mishka

Help! Lock

Hi everyone, Can anyone suggest a way to stop my son from biting the cot. He has made a huge mess...

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Thanx mummy to 1, Ive had no choice but to do as you said. He now falls asleep in the portacot and then we put him in his cot. we ha...

ryan

baby nightmares Lock

my baby seems to wake up during the night screaming as if she has had a bad dream or something???...

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hi ryan my baby gal has the most terrible dreams (so it seems) but it seemed to settle after i moved things around in her room i b...

barmy

moving baby to a cot? Lock

when should we consider moving our 5 month old baby into a cot?

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I never bothered with a cradle/bassinette and put my daughter straight into the cot. She's 5 months now and loves her cot. When sh...

mommy

clingyness Lock

has anyone had trouble with their son or daughter clinging to them? i have alot of trouble with m...

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hi tracey, i have tried sending a reply twice to you but can't ssem to get it thru. i bought my back pace second hand quit e cheap. ...

Keeping bub entertained Lock

Hi I have a 4 1/2mth old girl who's curiosity seems to exceed my ability to entertain her. Play ...

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Hi, I to had the same problem with my now 4.5 month old son. It was getting to the stage I was so exhausted by the end of the day tr...

Trace

sunscreen Lock

Does anyone know of a good brand of sunscreen for young bubs that has a nice scent?

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We are using sunscreeen called "SolarBlock" its for babies under 6 months and is 30+ water resistant for up to 4 hours. It seems a l...