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Milk supply

Hey everyone, My son is 2 months old, and in the past couple of days I was busy cleaning out my place so during the day husband and l kinda fed him mostly on formula, and breastfeeding during night time or when we were done for the day. FYI We used to supplement with formula when it was needed. I’m trying to go bac...

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How’s this sleep position? 🤣

It’s a nap. Is this ok or am I meant to readjust him? 6.5months

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Tried sex last night for help getting baby out and…

It was a complete disaster, it was so uncomfortable for me I started crying, when I was able to convince my husband we should keep going he ended up getting a cramp, and then we got past that and I had to pee. Now I’m upset cause I just wanted those damn prostoglandins to help my cervix efface and I got none and don...

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Newborn not a good sleeper

Hey everyone, I’m a new mom so I’m not always sure what’s „normal“ and what’s just off. Our almost three week old just takes forever to fall asleep. And then he sleeps for two hours and that’s it. I guess this is totally normal for newborns and they constantly develop and change their habits. However, I’m wondering...

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Smear test after baby

So I’ve just been for my first smear test after having my baby. There’s no need to worry about going, My stretch & sweep was so so much worse than this. I didn’t feel any pain or discomfort, not sure if I just had an experienced nurse. How was everyone else’s?

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Should I show his Doctor?? (Video in comments)

My son does this randomly sometimes. No specific emotion, doesn't seem to be out of anger or excitement. No specific time or place either. Is it normal or should I take him to the doctors?

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Baby attached to scar

So I’m 8 weeks pregnant and just been told baby is attached to my scar, feel like I’ve been kicked in the stomach! I’ve scared myself with all the negatives. Has anyone else had this?

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Bottle washing

How does everyone wash bottles!? We wash with warm water and fairy liquid and then scrub using either a bottle brush or dishmatic (with fairy liquid in) and then put everything in the steriliser. My baby has been super fussy recently and really really fussy when bottle feeding - so I smelt and then tasted her bott...

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Milk

Do we start cutting down the bottles or do we just stop them when they are 1??

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Cradle cap

My 3 month old cradle cap has been getting worse over last few weeks. I was told to use some baby oil and moisturize it but that hasn’t worked. Can people please recommend stuff that has worked for them

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At what ages can babies start trying to speak?

Can a baby say mama or dada at 4months lol or is that too early?? I know every child is different but just interested to know

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Best nappies

Mamas please tell me which nappies you find the best, I have been using Aldi’s but they keep leaking.

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Coping alone with baby

How do people look after a newborn alone? My partner goes back to work tomorrow and I'm panicking. We have a 3 week old and I have no idea how I'll cope on my own. I already feel like I'm going mad stuck in the house (my stitches are still hurting and I can't go for many walks etc. If I want to go out with the baby...

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Non-wifi baby monitor

Any recommendations for a non wifi baby monitor? I don’t want one with wifi as people can hack it and see or even speak to the baby( so many creeps out there unfortunately)

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Better sleep

So my little girl is 4 months next week, she was going to sleep at 11/11.30 and then waking up 4 and again at 6, I decided to try and bring her bed time forward to 8.30ish to try and get her in a Better routine but she is now waking up several times, do I persevere or go back to what I was doing?

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baby's sleep

has anyone else's two month old started sleeping through the night occasionally? mine has done it twice so far and when i do try to wake her up for a feed she's fast asleep and barely eats. Not sure what else i could do? She feeds quite regularly during the day until 10-11pm.

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