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Forum: Breastfeeding   12-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By katelove
I sounds like there are some issues with milk...

I sounds like there are some issues with milk transfer. He should be having about 6 wet nappies/day by now. Have you tried actively waking him after five minutes? By this I mean taking his clothes...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-13-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By katelove
My newborn woke my toddler once. I was in the en...

My newborn woke my toddler once. I was in the en suite shower. I heard DD2 crying and jumped out in time to see DD1 (aged 2.5 at the time) crawl out from under the doona and reach for DD2's hand....
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-13-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 102
Posted By katelove
I think I read recently that vinegar helps to...

I think I read recently that vinegar helps to dissolve the nit "glue" and makes combing out easier.


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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By katelove
I think it depends on the child. My oldest DD...

I think it depends on the child. My oldest DD would probably have benefitted from some closure rather than just arriving at a new house and saying "this is where grandma and grandpa live now". Has he...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By katelove
Tetanus Worries... In Need Of Advice

I agree with Kathymuggle, It doesn't make sense to me either. And, if they did give TIG then she needed to have the tetanus vaccine on the same day or wait 4 weeks, not 2 days. It's all very, very...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By katelove
" He told me that he was mad at him for making...

" He told me that he was mad at him for making noise while he was playing a game on his nds and getting him killed"

Ah, ok, I read the above from your OP and assumed it was referring to a computer...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By katelove
I think, if it were me, the violent video games...

I think, if it were me, the violent video games would be the first thing to go. I don't have kids that age yet though so it's all still theoretical for me :-)


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Forum: Baby Health   12-11-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By katelove
ETA - you can help her kidneys by maintaining her...

ETA - you can help her kidneys by maintaining her hydration with BM and water.




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Forum: Baby Health   12-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By katelove
Sorry you're having a hard time. Febrile...

Sorry you're having a hard time.

Febrile seizures can and often do occur without any family history. We don't know why some children get them and some don't.

Simple febrile seizures are are not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-09-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 120
Posted By katelove
Also, does he work? He'll have to pay child...

Also, does he work? He'll have to pay child support if he has an income.


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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-09-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 120
Posted By katelove
I'm going to be quite blunt here: yes you are...

I'm going to be quite blunt here: yes you are setting them a very bad example and, while "destroying their lives" might be overstating it a bit, you are certainly not doing good things for their...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-09-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By katelove
I definitely don't think you should sleep train...

I definitely don't think you should sleep train him :-) Where does he sleep? Can you bring him into bed with you when he stirs at 5am?

It may just be a stage. My girls have gone through all sorts...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By katelove
It's not an exact science but assessing foetal...

It's not an exact science but assessing foetal position is one of the goals of both abdominal palpation and vaginal examination. With VE it can be tricky if there are forewaters and, obviously in the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 32
Posted By katelove
My oldest DD was 2.5yo when DD2 was born so a...

My oldest DD was 2.5yo when DD2 was born so a little bit older than your LO but still... I actually found it was pretty easy to feed her to sleep while DD2 was a newborn. I'd just lay her beside me,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 147
Posted By katelove
Ha! I have had those moments too [emoji1] ...

Ha! I have had those moments too [emoji1]

Glad he/you found something though.


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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By katelove
I have been thinking about this issue recently...

I have been thinking about this issue recently too. No-one in my family is allergic to dogs but my 2yo is going through a stage where she is quite afraid of them. On two occasions someone has brought...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 124
Posted By katelove
Thank you. I'm in too. Lost track and missed the...

Thank you. I'm in too. Lost track and missed the last few weeks but I'm keen to get back on board.


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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 147
Posted By katelove
Have you tried Etsy for the toy boat? I had a...

Have you tried Etsy for the toy boat? I had a quick look and there are some but not sure if they will fit DH's vision for the craft or not.


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Forum: Life With a Baby   12-04-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By katelove
How do I carry all the things? HELP!!

Can you get a shopping trolley? I use one every week at the markets. You could still carry your purse, or put your bus pass in your pocket.

This is the one I have. I love it! And it is pretty...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-03-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 26
Posted By katelove
I don't think natural fibres are a gimmick. I...

I don't think natural fibres are a gimmick. I think they are nicer to wear (as Envirobecca said) and, overall, better for the environment. I have read some negative things about bamboo fibre in the...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 32
Posted By katelove
Completed. One comment though. The question...

Completed. One comment though. The question regarding, how my children were born did not have an accurate option for me. I chose emergency c/a after labour had started because that was the closest to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-03-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By katelove
I think you husband's question is a reasonable...

I think you husband's question is a reasonable one but too vague :-) He needs to define "something" (and there are many somethings) and together you need to work out what you *will* do in those...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By katelove
On the fence with son #2

Never mind, misread the OP.


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Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By katelove
We use the It's Not About Nutrition approach. She...

We use the It's Not About Nutrition approach. She uses cottage cheese but use plain yoghurt. At dinner, if my DD doesn't want what we've made she can have plain yoghurt. If she eats some of her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 32
Posted By katelove
I had to google Funpod. I agree with Farmer. My...

I had to google Funpod. I agree with Farmer. My 4.5yo still uses the Learning Tower often. It would kill my back and drive me mad to have to lift her in and out.

We started using the LT...
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