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Oh Lordy, so bloated I can hardly sit down or tie my shoes.
Started stimming for second IVF cycle and am on day 12. I swear I have the LAZIEST ovaries, such slow growers. Originally EPU was going to be on Tuesday, in two days time, but my follies needed extra grow time. Good news though, is that they didn't even count my follies, just looked and sho...
so I've had a busy week...after I had my GTT, I got phoned to say my dad was in hospital so DH drove me the 6 hours to see him. It sounded pretty serious on the phone, they phoned me at like 3 in the morning so I went into panic mode. It was really weird seeing the place I grew up in, it felt like visiting another country. He was really sick when we g...
Hi Everyone i am new here so i don't know if this is right way to post a question but i hope someone reads this and could please give me advice.
Are you or have you had a third trimester whooping cough vaccine (Tdap)? They are now offering this vaccine in the third trimester of every pregnancy as it meant to pass on antibodies from you to your unborn...
I am in the process of organising IVF to be done in Greece. My IVF doctor in Greece has advised me what medications I need, but I am having major problems finding a IVF doctor who will write me a script for what I require. I have come accross a bit of predjudice being a 40 year old single woman who requires donor sperm. I am not getting it done w...
Hi there, I am new to not only this site but to blogging in general so please bare with me!
I am a 24 yr. old mother of twin boys who will soon be 4.
I am currently in a relationship, but with having two children of my own it can be difficult to stretch.
I love being their mom and just watching not only the two of them but also myself grow to...
I have my first injection today with Gonal f pen. I think I screwed it too hard and I couldn't remove it and put the cap back. After injection only realised there's a couple bubbles in the liquid... I guess I just have to go to the clinic and ask them to remove it.
Has anyone had the same experience that to share?
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. Just wondering if anyone is in the same boat as me with my concern being that there is no where safe for teens to go after school ? It makes it really hard to earn decent money on one income. Even two incomes with the cost of living going through the roof and having to work limited hours so we are hom...
Ok so i am 35 diagnosed with pcos in 2003 i have my pcos under cpntrol and i know there can be complications due to this. I was told i could not get pregnant unless ibf and that wasn't guaranteed. For 12 yrs nothing left my ex due a few reasons. About 4 months later meet my current partner and about 2 months later foound out i was pregnant for me it...
I'm looking at deliverying in either Hornsby or Royal North Shore Hospitals (public) as a private patient. I understand that I can BYO OB (when it comes time to labouring) in this scenario.
Anyone know where I can find a list of OBs that deliver at either of these hospitals? Or do I need to speak to my GP.
IUI April 1st.The first day of her last period was March 16th. two weeks later shes was pregnant. We did blood work a week after. The blood works came back all very good and they scheduled us a vaginal ultra sound two weeks after. April 28th they did the vaginal u/s and saw nothing but an empty sac. She was very concerned that there wasn’t a baby. She sai...
Been awhile since I last posted on this blog...
Today, was the first consult with the specialist today.
Felt so nervous and a bit jittery before the appointment.
Dr was very straight forward, she asked us our health questions, and let us know what the chance of a successful pregnancy would be for us (due to our ages)
She then did a ultrasound scan on me...
If you haven’t spent a lot of time around babies, you know the ones that come in nappies; well you may not understand what I’m talking about. But if you’ve had one of your own or changed a few soiled nappies in your time then you may agree that baby nuggets are gold standard turds (GST’s).
You can tell me all the disgusting stories you know a...
Annual mammogram, ultrasounds & MRI tomorrow. Trying to manage my scan-xiety and be gentle on myself. I see my surgeon on Thursday for results.
I had a day trip to Adelaide for work on Friday, so that meant I was exhausted to start the weekend. Claudia was also exhausted after waking up very early Friday morning after her sleepover at Grandma’s...
Has anyone thought about or better yet had experience with cryogenics? Thinking about this for our bub.
Soon we will be moving to Perth in the Canning Vale suburb and before I get a rental I have to decided on what primary school to send my children to as the schools are zoned. The two schools that I'm interested in is Ranford Primary and Caladenia Primary. Can anyone give me any info on these schools and what they are like. I know they are b...
I'm searching for Highland dance lessons in the Ipswich area in QLD for my daughter who is 5 years old
I've been a member of Essential Baby since almost the beginning. Back when it was a tiny grassroots forum attached to a tiny online store run by an individual named Kylie. The EB community has been a mainstay in my life for well over a decade and has supported me through the most challenging years of my life.
My first post (under an old account) w...
I am 22 weeks pregnant with baby one and everything worries me..
For the last 7 weeks I have been sick, not really sick as still working and only feel the normal extra pregnancy tired but I have had this mean cough and lots of phlegm ..
The first round of amoxyl (antibiotics) which I took three weeks ago didn't do much so last week too...
Well here i am again on the TTC roller coaster after almost 2 years of not "actively" TTC. Now when i say actively i mean with no a/c such as clomid or even looking at forums on here - but if i am honest it wasn't without the wishful thinking of "it may happen naturally".
So while i have been desperately wanting a baby for over 8 yea...
I love my children. I do not live for my children. But I love them.
I am here to raise them, support them with their choices wants and needs but I am also here to live my life and support my own choices, wants and needs.
It is such a stigma in society to send a child to daycare whilst the parent goes home and has a break.
I love the look on my child...
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You're out shopping with your little one and they're incessantly whining that they want a treat. It's easy to say no ... the first time, at least.
A jacket similar to the one found with the remains of a brutally murdered little girl in South Australia has been identified on eBay.
Shelley Parker had to keep driving buses until the date her baby was due and will have to rush back to work at the end of this week after being denied paid parental leave on a "technicality".
It has to be the most original way ever of promoting a children's book donation day.
Some parents who conceived through a sperm donor will be wary of telling the child, while others prefer to deal with it early on. But recent research suggests it makes little difference either way.
We've probably all seen a passed-out bridesmaid at one wedding or another, but it usually happens towards the end of the night.
Pregnant TV meteorologist Katie Fehlinger has hit back at haters who called her a "sausage in casing".
I didn't want to say anything negative to my pregnant friend, but I wish I'd been more honest.
Harper had seen rain from the comfort of indoors before, but had never had the pleasure of being outside and experiencing it first hand.
Many people suppose that it must be much more tiring to have a baby in middle age, but all the mothers in the playground look exhausted, whatever their age.
An American reality TV star has been busted with a cheating website account, according to US media.
A little girl is more alert and starting to talk after being hit by a car a week ago, but still faces a long recovery.
Q: My almost-3-year-old is starting to figure out that he can lie when asked if he ripped the book, threw the food, hit his brother, etc. Totally normal, I know. How do we respond?
A mum-to-be experiences the frustration of dealing with Centrelink, myGov and everything in between.
Singer Kelly Clarkson has announced she is pregnant with her second child during a concert in Los Angeles.
At least three sites are republishing Ashley Madison's user data on the public-facing internet.
There are a fair few ways to distract yourself and beat pains while in labour, but it's probably a rare woman who chooses her dance her way through it.
Baby Jacob, whose photo of him born at just 27 weeks was deemed 'too graphic' for a fundraising site, has died.
Niall Pilkington's death last summer apparently raised little alarm in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Tragic accidents happen, after all.
When a group of researchers studied nearly 3500 mothers and their babies, they noticed a curious pattern.
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Thirty seconds was all it took to turn a shopping trip into my worst nightmare.
George has overtaken William in the official rankings of most popular British baby names - and Game of Thrones is still having an impact on parents.
What's more important, a baby or a baseball? That's a question this dad seems to struggle with.
It's not often you hear the words labour and luxury in the same sentence but for some, a 5-star start to parenthood is exactly what they seek. And with a number of private hospitals now offering packages which include a post-birth stay at a sumptuous first class resort, many mums are choosing to recover in style.
Most women carry a smidge of baby weight after giving birth. If you're lucky enough to have an older child in the house, they can keep you on track with your weight loss goals.
Is it too soon to be reading to my two-month-old son? If not, what should I read?
Sibling rivalry is an act of competition, but if your children feel involved and special, this type of jealousy will be minimised.
I remember when I was trying to decide if I could combine motherhood and furthering my university education.
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A mother has had a frantic race to the hospital after her daughter was hit by a car, just four weeks after her infant son died.
A six-month-old baby girl is trapped in the Thai capital in a bitter custody wrangle between her Thai surrogate mother and her biological father.
A mother of six has been denied access to IVF treatment in order to have another child over concerns about her parenting skills.
Exhausted parents from around the world are singing the praises of a "miracle" book which promises to put even the most restless child to sleep in just minutes.
Parenthood can make you feel bad, but you're not alone.
The British royal family criticized paparazzi on Friday for what it called their increasingly dangerous attempts to photograph young Prince George.
"Anti-vaxxers" face not being able to send their children to childcare centres or kindergarten if they refuse to have them immunised.
Giving birth in a hospital surrounded by medical experts is tough enough, but some women deliver babies without a clean sheet to lie on.
When their son Jacob was born at just 27 weeks, Christina and Jeff Hinks were thrown into an uncertain world.
Bugaboo sure likes to keep things fresh, and with the Australian spring/summer season coming up, there are two new Bugaboo pram releases.
Mum's room or their own room? Cot or bassinets? Deciding where twins will sleep can be tricky.
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