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Mummy Mez replied to topic Breastfeeding, Exercise and Stress

Thanks lovely ladies! I actually do eat porridge everyday so that obviously isn't helping me! DS has actually started refusing the breast now, but does seem more settled with the formula. I wa...

Thursday 01 September 06:57am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Baby not self settling

I still have this issue with DS (10 weeks) but I have found if I am making sure he isn't over tired he does self settle, but will only sleep for about an hour at a time. I have also tried the rout...

Thursday 01 September 06:35am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Breast feeding with a shield - weaning

Wow, you sound just like me! I was using shields for about 4 weeks and found the pain really bad. I ended up going cold turkey as when I tried to take the shields away after 5 mins DS just cracked ...

Thursday 01 September 06:27am
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Mummy Mez started new topic Breastfeeding, Exercise and Stress

My DS has been very unsettled on and off for about 2 weeks. He has silent reflux and has been medicated, but has been constantly hungry, but not feeding for very long. I went to the CHN today and s...

Wednesday 31 August 03:55am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Raspberry leaf tea/tablets

I used Raspberry leaf tea with DD and swore that it was the reason why I dialated so quickly. However when I had DS I didn't really drink it and dialted about the same rate, so sorry, but I don't r...

Tuesday 30 August 09:16pm
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Midwifery Student

Agreed with PP. Having a student is wonderful! I would absolutely recommend it! Having an extra pair of hands at the birth, or even just a familiar face who knows what they are doing is great!! Hig...

Tuesday 30 August 09:08pm
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Abort or Keep

If it is only a financial issue, and you are currently working full time, you will be entitled to the Gov Paid Parental Leave which is about $10,000 over 18 weeks. If you are worried about not havi...

Tuesday 30 August 06:39am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Heating water for formula

That is fine, I did that with my DD with now issues. It is easy, as when you are out and about, most places now have parents rooms with microwaves.

Monday 22 August 09:45pm
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Breastfeeding in public...

I generally cover up, but sometimes if I am somewhere like playgroup with other BFing mother's i don't bother. My DS is always on and off, so I try to cover up around most people. I just bought a...

Monday 22 August 09:42pm
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Breastfeeding tips

Trust your own instincts, as far are what advice to take from a midwife! I had a very bad experience with my DD, with all the different advice and lack of support and ended up FFing. My with DS...

Sunday 21 August 07:40am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Silent Reflux

Come too think about it, the signs have always been there. I think because we were told she had serve colic we just took that on board an maybe ashumed that was the only under lying problem. My ...

Sunday 21 August 07:30am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Silent Reflux

Hi guys, I am an oldie who deleted my account a few years back. I do miss this joint but it took up way too much of my time. Wrong section i know but this used to the fast paced place for quick a...

Sunday 21 August 07:17am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic jolly jumpers and exersaucers

I started using my Jumperoo from around 3 months, she had great head control and was basically trying to bounce from birth so she absolutely loved it! DD was very small though and couldn't touch th...

Sunday 21 August 07:08am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Breastfeeding Fail.

I totally hear you about all the conflicting advice!!! I had a similar problem with DD and she was FF by 5 weeks, as although I was trying to sort out BFing I wasn't being fully supported by the pe...

Sunday 21 August 05:28am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic 6week old silent reflux - NOT SLEEPING

I son was brreastfeeding every 3 hrs day and night. The evenings were worse as between the hours of 3pm and 10pm he would feed every 2hrs. I suspected reflux (my daughter who is now 12 years old ...

Friday 19 August 07:49am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic 6week old silent reflux - NOT SLEEPING

Glad that you've had some luck with the losec. Not sure if you know but you can have it made up as a medicine rather than tablets and it's much easier to give that way. Also as your bub grows if...

Friday 19 August 07:47am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic How close in age are your 1st and 2nd?

I have 14 months between my DD and DS, so far (DS is 8 weeks) it has been great! DD is too young to be really jealous and is so adorable and always wants to help with DS and gives him kisses all th...

Friday 19 August 07:43am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic 12week old and won't feed at all... Help!!

Your DD might be having less of the reflux formula because it is thickened and therefore fills her tummy quicker? We tried many different formula's with DD and then found out that they need to be...

Thursday 18 August 07:59am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Looking for Mother's Group near Strathpine

What Pine rivers didn't help you?? CHN = Child Health Nurse. They do mother's groups with CHN for first time mothers they are generally run through the community centres. I took my DD from 3 we...

Thursday 18 August 07:42am
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Mummy Mez replied to topic Help me?

I'm not sure if this is helpful or not, but around that age my DD decided to drop a day sleep and only had one sleep around 10am for 1-2 hours. We then started putting her to bed early around 6pm. ...

Thursday 18 August 07:18am
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