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Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 11:18am

Author: Bunny Girl

Tummy Bug

Hi there DS is 7 months old and has a tummy bug. He was very sick for a few hours early last Thursday morning. I gave him very small amounts of breast milk only for the day after, 2nd day a tiny bit more breast milk plus small amounts of very bland food (nibbles of dry toast, apple puree with baby rice). He wasn't sick again until Saturday evening, when he vomited once copiously. Then again early Sunday morning. He's also had nasty pale yellow runny nappies on and off since Friday. He is managin...

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 4:59pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Could this be teething?

Thanks everyone! TWO TEETH emerged on Sunday and Sam's now pretty much stopped the head rubbing so I guess it was that. Can't believe he has teeth already - where's my teeny baby gone?! The reason I don't like to give too much Calpol is because of all the chemicals etc in it. It just seems wrong with all the advice about weaning onto pure veg purees etc and not to allow sweeteners or sugars or artifical additives. Of course I'd give it to him if he had a fever or seemed in real pain though. Than...

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 6:08pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Could this be teething?

Thanks Bells At our surgery the docs call you back and decide whether they think you need an appointment. They decided it wasn't necessary to see Sam because he didn't have a temp and wasn't crying inconsolably/constantly. They did say to call back if I became worried. I don't know, hard to tell whether I'm just being a paranoid first time mum. His teeth definitely are bothering him, but whether the head rubbing is part of it I just don't know. Saw our health visitor today, and she just said the...

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 4:20pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Could this be teething?

For the past few days Sam has been rubbing/holding his head - at the back and sides and around his ears. He usually does this when whingey, bored or tired or when his teeth/gums are bothering him. I'm pretty sure he's teething as he's chewing and dribbling lots and also looking flushed in the cheeks on and off. He had a cold recently, so I was concerned that it could be an ear or sinus infection, but I've spoken to the docs a couple of times and they say if he doesn't have high temp (which he do...

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 8:37pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Baby puking more at 18 weeks

Thanks both - he's a very quick feeder so I'm never sure how much he gets. 10 minutes is a long feed for us and we don't have much of a routine - anything between 1 and 4 hours between feeds during the day, but he does tend to snack. One thing that's coincided with the increased puking is that he's sleeping less well at night. Waking twice most nights and feeding both times. I have tried to encourage him to go longer between feeds during the day in the hope that he will take more and e less snac...

Monday, November 16th 2009, 8:02pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Baby puking more at 18 weeks

Just wondering whether this sounds normal ... Sam is now 18 weeks old, and has always been quite a greedy feeder tending to hiccup up a couple of mouthfuls of milk after each feed, with the odd "cheesy puke" between feeds. For the past week or so though the puking seems to have increased. He's breastfed and doesn't seem poorly or in any significant discomfort. He has been showing signs of teething now for a few weeks - dribbling and chewing lots. He's never sick during the night and isn't too ba...

Saturday, July 18th 2009, 10:39am

Author: Bunny Girl

Placenta still low

Hi Sladey Yep, we got our natural birth! We were never actually told how close to the os the placenta was, but just that it was now clear enough to deliver naturally. I didn't have any problems with heavy bleeding during the birth and the placenta came out safely in one piece. Really hope that yours shifts by 36 weeks, but I agree it's worth pushing for another scan even later if it still isn't clear then, especially if you haven't had any problems with bleeding. Bunny xxx

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 4:53pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Raging Thrush!!

Hi Heather Plain live yoghurt has always worked wonders for me, and totally safe too. Sounds gross, but, straight from the fridge, sit on an old towel or something and literally smother it all over your bits. Sit there smothered for as long as you can tolerate it, then wipe yourself clean with kitchen towels. Maybe leave it at least a couple of hours before having a bath or shower (no bubbles). Hope this helps. Bunny xxx

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 2:34pm

Author: Bunny Girl

feeling pain on my left side around rib cage

Hi Esha I've had sore skin, bruised feeling and aches just under my rib cage and now at the top of my bump for the past couple of months or so. My m/w said it was just discomfort from baby pushing stomach etc up into the rib cage and general stretching. I'm still waiting for LO to drop down lower and ease things up there a bit! Mine's worst when I'm sitting up and better when I stand or lie down. Hope this helps a bit – m/w definitely said it was nothing to worry about. Bunny x

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 10:58am

Author: Bunny Girl

Placenta still low

Well, it looks as though the pesky placenta has decided to finally budge! Bit of a muddled afternoon spent at the hospital. The consultant was off sick. We waited an hour, then saw a midwife who decided to send me for another scan. I didn't hold out much hope as the last one was only two weeks ago. I didn't have a full bladder, so the sonographer couldn't see my cervix clearly, but she was pretty certain that the placenta is now clear of the os! Saw a midwife again briefly, and she said we were ...

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 10:02am

Author: Bunny Girl

Placenta still low

Thanks so much Saro – we've got an appointment with a consultant later today, and I have a long list of questions ready ... I'm sure she'll be thrilled! DP and I decided not to have any sex until we see her, and see what she says, but it's not been easy! So glad that your little boy arrived safe and sound after everything you went through. Bunny x

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 10:54am

Author: Bunny Girl

Mucus plug & show questions

Hi Knighty Are you going to give your midwife a call? It does sound as though it could be part of your attractively named mucus plug (or show), but I don't think it's cause for concern as I've heard it can break down and reform many times. It could also just be CM. I keep getting 'seeping' feelings and panicking, but so far it's just creamy stuff – nice! Could the burning feeling be a UTI and unconnected to the jelly stuff? Might be best to check that out too. Let us know how you get on. Bunny x...

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 9:21am

Author: Bunny Girl

Lack of sleep

Hi Netty No tips here either I'm afraid, but it looks like you have plenty of company! I swear I haven't slept more than 2 or 3 hours in a row since I got my BFP – and it's getting worse! I'm not especially uncomfortable, I'm only needing one night time loo trip, baby isn't always bouncing around, but I just wake up so many times through the night. All I can think is that it's my hormones preparing me for what is to come! Would be nice not to feel exhausted before LO even arrives though! Hoping ...

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 1:49pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Maclaren XT from birth?

Embarking on the monumental task of choosing a buggy/pram ... We've kind of decided to go for the Maclaren XT for the following reasons: • Want to get car seat separately – would rather lift sleeping baby in and out of car seat than cart baby around in car seat. • Not too bulky or heavy. I want something I can fold and lift easily by myself – and fit easily in boot/cupboard etc. Also needs to be easy to push around shops, through doors, onto buses etc. • We want something that will last til LO i...

Friday, May 8th 2009, 11:00am

Author: Bunny Girl

Placenta still low

Thanks Lexie – that thread is interesting, but the advice given seems to be so mixed – goes from complete bed rest to carry on as normal. I'm also worried that they're going to just go ahead and book me for a c-section without me ever seeing anyone to ask questions. I guess I need to speak to my m/w. Just don't want to be a problem patient! Thanks Knighty, too! Bunny xxx

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 3:59pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Placenta still low

I had an extra scan today as my placenta was low at my 20 week scan. It is still low and overlying the cervix, so I have to wait for an appointment to come through now to see a consultant. Not sure how long that will take and not due to see my midwife again for a couple of weeks. I just wondered whether anyone else here has experience of this. I still haven't been advised to take things easy or avoid doing anything at all. I work a long way from home, am still doing yoga and having sex with DP. ...

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 9:25am

Author: Bunny Girl

Baby Breech at 30 weeks

Hi there There are lots of things you can try later on to encourage a breech baby to turn around, but I agree it's too early to worry about it yet. I'm pretty sure my LO completely changes position at least a couple of times a day, and last time I saw the m/w she only felt the baby very briefly. She wasn't sure whether it was head or bum she could feel just below my ribs, but didn't seem bothered. Bunny xxx

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 11:57am

Author: Bunny Girl

just over 9 weeks to go and boobs leaking already..??

Hi Knighty I was just reading this thread, and was about to congratulate you on your clever boobs! Was feeling a bit disappointed because I haven't had any signs of leakage. Lifted up my top and had a quick check and gave them a little squeeze (I should add that I'm working at home today!) – and to my surprise some fluid spilled out! It's not milk – kind of yellowish clear stuff, only a tiny bit. I feel so proud of myself! I'm sure I won't be quite so delighted when I'm having to mop myself up w...

Monday, March 16th 2009, 11:55am

Author: Bunny Girl

Hands off my bump!!!!!

I must be a little bit strange ! I've waited so long for this little bump, and LOVE it when people give it a rub! In fact, I can't wait for it to get bigger so that more people notice. People just love babies and bumps, they can't help themselves – it gives me faith in the world that people feel that way! I'm also looking forward to people admiring our baby when he/she arrives, too! Bunny x

Friday, March 13th 2009, 2:11pm

Author: Bunny Girl

Placenta praevia

Thank you both – maybe I should just speak to my midwife again. I know she didn't mean to alarm me, and was just trying to inform me. But I got all upset and didn't ask the right questions. She definitely didn't say no sex and no exercise. I don't know whether my placenta is completely or only partially covering the OS. I think she was just shocked that the sonographer had told me that things would almost certainly resolve themselves – she tried to prepare me for the worst I suppose. In the mean...




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