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Emily Bronte replied to topic Anyone had more then 1 3rd degree tear?

frangipani_princess wrote: I've been told that it's better to just tear then have a episiotomy as a tear is jaggered so it's easier to stitch back up? I really don't want to h...

Sunday 15 December 09:32am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Anyone had more then 1 3rd degree tear?

I've had three babies and each time I've been given an Episiotomy before I had a chance to tear. Apparently they heal much better and do less damage than a tear?? So I wonder if this coul...

Sunday 15 December 12:54am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic 36 weeks pregnant with #2 and bubba is posterior

I delivered two of my three babies posterior with no intervention. Just took longer to push them out then with the one that was anterior. My last one was anterior during labor and then turned aroun...

Saturday 13 July 10:06am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic attachment issue

Hi, I've been having a few attachment issues myself. I'm not sure what advice I can give you for your problem but I must say that I have found my local child health nurse very helpful an...

Thursday 13 June 02:09pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Anyone else waiting for a baby to make an appearance?

Us5gawns wrote: Im due in 2 weeks but am completely ready for him to come now, Im in so much pain I just want it over with. Its my 4th and this time I have SPD so can barely walk. I too am suffer...

Wednesday 15 May 12:56pm
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Emily Bronte started new topic Anyone else waiting for a baby to make an appearance?

My 3rd baby is due on Monday and I think I am finally ready for things to happen now. Anyone else waiting for someone to arrive in the next week?

Wednesday 15 May 11:32am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Coffee during pregnancy - Yes or No?

I couldn't stand even the smell of coffee in early pregnancy and then just swapped to decaf when I could again. Have been drinking decaf now for about 6 years through 5 pregnancies, breastfeed...

Thursday 09 May 07:30am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Are dads allowed to stay with you, including overnight?

My private hospital allows partners to stay for free first night and then they can stay other nights if you pay. Partners and siblings (of the baby) can visit at any time and don't have to abi...

Wednesday 08 May 07:16am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Stretch and sweep

Sounds exactly like my first stretch and sweep (first baby). Had some little pains and a bit of bloody discharge following and then started getting regular and light period like pain about 24 hours...

Tuesday 07 May 03:18pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Rubella immunity.

Yep, my sister has no immunity despite having the immunisations.

Monday 06 May 08:41pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic TMI - hurts to walk

I have been suffering so badly with this also. I can't move an inch without incredible pain. I had it with my last pregnancy too but nowhere near as bad as this time. It's so hard to expl...

Monday 06 May 05:35pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic April, Indiana or Darcie

Love Darcy (though not sure of how I would spell it).

Monday 06 May 05:30pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Can you still wear normal bras?

I got a lot of pain on the sides of my boobs early on in this pregnancy because I was just wearing my regular under wire bras. Once I changed to soft maternity bras the pain went away. So yeah, reg...

Monday 06 May 05:28pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Worried!!

I didn't really feel kicks or movement till well after 20 weeks with this one.

Saturday 04 May 08:53am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Delay cord clamping and cutting and placenta delivery?

I am a bit concerned about this also. I had no clue with my first two but have since read a lot about it and would prefer for it to be done naturally or at least wait for the cord to stop pulsating...

Saturday 04 May 08:48am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic How to stay hydrated

Cordial helped me when I had bad morning sickness and couldn't stand drinking water. And watered down pineapple juice.

Friday 03 May 05:13pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic ...time for a slight name change....... and introducing....

Oh so lovely! Congrats. This has made me very excited as I have my fingers crossed that I'll be having a 3rd girl in the next few weeks. Enjoy.

Wednesday 01 May 06:19pm
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Is this normal?

I've had period like cramping from day one of this pregnancy and am still getting them now at 37 weeks (along with lots of Braxton Hicks). All along my Ob just kept telling me it was totally n...

Tuesday 30 April 07:43am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic what was your 3rd pregnancy like

I'm about to deliver my third and am in a false sense of security that it will be the same as my others - fingers crossed it is. Don't mind an overdue baby, but don't want to be indu...

Tuesday 30 April 07:37am
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Emily Bronte replied to topic Group B Strep Positive experiences

thanks for the replies. I can't imagine being at the hospital four hours before delivery. My ob did say that a lot of people don't get there in time and they just monitor the baby. I will...

Tuesday 30 April 07:35am
Emily Bronte
  • NSW, Australia
  • 365 forum posts
  • 1 boy, 2 girls