Jump to content

Victoria / Melbourne Ladies
June 2012


  • Please log in to reply
38 replies to this topic

#26 deedee24

Posted 13 January 2012 - 03:14 PM

Hi
Just a quick email "Going the distance--the capsule hire, it costs about $150 for 6 mths and usually the baby outgrows the capsule by 6-7mths time. Also most of the capsule hire have systems that can be used with most car seats. Do check out this site

www.hireforbaby.com.au
www.babyhire.com.au
If you don’t mind me asking, which area did you enquire about the child care, cause in Pascoe vale they have asked me to get in touch with them 4 mths before the date I want to admit  my baby to childcare. 2 yr waiting period sounds like a long time!!!

Take care

Dee



#27 elmo_mum

Posted 19 January 2012 - 04:20 PM

hi ladies

just joined here....soo....

im just on 16 weeks with our first. iam due at the end of june, but will be having a c sect at the beginnnig of june..

i live in malvern east (outside chaddy shopping centre)...

i am going to st vincents...although, at the start of the week, i had an emergency stitch put in at frances perry...

we have already bought a combi pram (nice and light, which is 6.3 kg) ... and a turn-a-tot car seat...both are great for me, cos i have 2 slipped discs...yea, im having a great time!!!

i am now on bed rest till the little one is brought into the world, so am pretty bored ... any ideas how to entertain myself????

Edited by elmo_mum, 19 January 2012 - 04:23 PM.


#28 Going the distance

Posted 02 March 2012 - 12:51 PM

Hi Melbourne Ladies!

I'm moving to Newport in a few weeks, I don't really know anyone having babies in Melbourne and thought that there might be other Melbourne mums-to-be in the same situation? Even if your not the more the merrier!

I have been working pretty hard the past 9 months and moved from Sydney last year, so haven't had much chance to meet a lot of people. I know the Perth girls formed their own facebook group so they could keep in touch. If anyone wants to get in touch so when we have our June babies - mine is due June 15 - we can catch up and  share some tips please get in touch.

M.

#29 MrsWidget

Posted 03 March 2012 - 01:51 PM

Hi going the distance

I'm in Williamstown so we're neighbors. Feel free to PM if you have questions or would like to catch up for a coffee.

#30 babymumma89

Posted 05 March 2012 - 09:29 AM

Hi Ladies,
I am not from Melbourne, about an hour out in Gippsland.
I am due 12th June with a boy, out first child.

I have found baby bunting to be great help with all my questions and the prices are great if you see cheaper elsewhere they beat it.
I have brought my pram a BJ city select from the USA and saved over $300- just waiting on it's arrival now.

Going the distance- There is a facebook group for June babies, are you part of this? If not, you can add me and I can add you in (it's a secret group so nobody see's anything) It's a really great group of ladies who are very open to answering lots of questions for us first time mums.

I am 25 +6 now and really starting the feel it, getting back pain most days and finding it impossible to get comfortable to sleep.

How is everybody else coping?

#31 Nicholise

Posted 05 March 2012 - 01:17 PM

Hi ladies, my name is Nikki and I'm due 2nd June.  I live in Preston and am expecting our 4th child (4th boy).  I've had all previous CS's and am having our baby at the RWH publicly.  I had my scan at WOME and didn't find it very expensive, sometimes I wonder if private is worth the money considering the costs that add up.

I've just had my Glucose test and had a high level (8.7) and have to go back for a 2nd test.  Anyone else that their GD tests done yet?
Nikki




#32 Going the distance

Posted 16 March 2012 - 12:54 PM

Hi  - I'm doing my glucose test on monday afternoon (so no sugar on Sunday and monday for me!!)

how did you end up going on your test>


#33 baby_bee_123

Posted 20 March 2012 - 03:18 AM

Hi everyone,

New to posting....

Expecting our first on 11th june, going to frances perry and seeing Dr angie lee....

Have been doing way too much shopping. We bought a steelcraft agile, seems very light 7.5kg, easy to handle, had car capsule system and had a $50 money back promotion at the time from the manufacturer.....

I had my glucose tolerance test the other day, no results yet, but hoping no news is good news...

Nice meeting you all...

Theresa

#34 surfiechick78

Posted 24 March 2012 - 09:07 PM

Hi All,

Hope you all well, I had my glucose testing done a couple of weeks ago.  Results were all good but didnt enjoy all the needles.  The drink wasnt as bad as i thought it would be, just tasted like extra sweet lemonade.

Im due on June 10th at Francis Perry and also seeing Angie Lee.  Time is going so fast now, im in my 29th week although Im starting to feel organised,  i have all my big ticket items and have started setting up the nursery.

Feeling pretty good now - just really tired and the belly is really getting bigger, finding it a bit harder to get a good nights sleep now!

Looking forward to starting my classes in the next couple of weeks and then finally finishing up work!!

look after yourselves all!

#35 baby_bee_123

Posted 29 March 2012 - 03:10 AM

Hi,

I'm finding it hard to get a good night sleep too... sad.gif

going to see Angie tomorrow and meeting other doctors at WOGS...  going to baby show on Sat, then classes on Sun...

Surfer Chick, if everything is on schedule, I'll probably see you at the hospital..

was reading an article on the beers and bubs class for partners? any one sent their partners along to that?

T



#36 deedee24

Posted 12 April 2012 - 10:44 PM

hello...i am logging in after very long. have been active on the fb page:)

I am 31 weeks right now..doing good. bub seems to growing well though i have been told to eat more as my wt gain till now has been 6.5kgs!!!

have doc visits every 2 weeks now. Theresa, i am going to WOGS too, my ob is dr. khai. I am currently meeting the other docs,just so that i know everyone. everyone seems so nice.

Surfiechick--havnt heard from u for long..glad to hear ur doing good.original.gif

dee

#37 Talissa

Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:13 AM

Hi Ladies

I live in Puckapunyal only an hour and a bit from the city, I have 2 little boys Tylar who turned 2 on the 5th of March and Lucas who turns 1 on the 27th of May. Planning for number 3 already but won't be for another year yet original.gif

Btw I have a Strider Plus and HATE IT! It is so bloody heavy to push I feel like I'm getting a gym workout everytime I use it! Looking at splurging on a Bugaboo Donkey soon

Hope all of your pregnancies are going smoothly original.gif

Talissa

#38 baby_bee_123

Posted 02 May 2012 - 03:17 AM

Hi....

Had our third trimester scan today and found out our baby girl is actually a baby boy....

He's the right size, healthy.... and i'm definitely happy about that.... but tonight when looking at the baby room, the wardrobe.... I couldn't help but cry......

Been so used to the idea of a baby girl.... feel like the doc just threw a spanner in the works.....I guess at least we didn't have to wait till he was born to find out.

Hope everyone's well.....

Regards,
T

#39 Katah

Posted 10 May 2012 - 11:48 PM

Hi everyone! My husband and I are expecting our first on the 4th of June. We found out about our little girl when both of us were going through very hard times, and we can't wait to meet her. We're the first of our friends to marry, let alone have children, so it's great to talk to other parents/to be.We live in Reservoir and are going to the Mercy, but most of our appointments have been shared care.

Hope everyone's little ones are going well!




3 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 3 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Funny Father's Day cards

A little fun never goes astray when celebrating special occasions and Father's Day is no different. We've rounded up some funny Father's day cards for your husbands, fathers and other important men in your lives.

Electronic tags may keep newborns safe

The possibility of using electronic bracelets for mothers and their newborn babies is being investigated by Adelaide's Women's and Children's Hospital. 

Baby steps: when your little one starts walking

As a parent there are so many milestones to look forward to. That first smile, first word - and, of course, that first step.

Julia Watson's new book 'Breakfast, School Run, Chemo'

Tomorrow my friend Julia launches her first book. And while we're all overjoyed, the success is tinged with sadness. You see, Julia has stage 4 bowel cancer.

How not to name twins

Call me boring, but I don't think that when it comes to choosing my twins' names is the right time to use a good pun.

Fun Sunny Life pool inflatables just for babies

The babies of 2015 will thus be thrilled to paddle their happy baby legs in these brand new flamingo and swan baby inflatables.

Baby and bulldog born on the same day are best friends

When Chicago mum Ivette Ivens saw a French bulldog puppy who had the same birthdate as her son Dilan, she "just knew it?s meant to be" and took him home. Five months later, puppy Farley and Dilan are the best of friends - as Ivens says, "I?m pretty sure Dilan thinks they?re both the same species, as they walk at the same level and are both going through the stage of chewing on everything.?

Breastfeeding basics for beginners

Here are 10 tips to help make breastfeeding successful and stress free for both you and your baby as quickly as possible.

Girl smothers baby brother with peanut butter

This mum had a big clean up job on her hands.

How to hide those under eye shadows

Pandas are the only ones who benefit from under-eye shadows. If you're not fluffy and cute, you'll just look tired.

Young mum dies after being denied pap smear

A mother has died after she was denied a pap smear because she was deemed "too young" to need it.

Birthday cakes banned at childcare centre

A childcare centre in Sydney has banned birthday cakes after parent complaints about excessive sugar and children with allergies being left out.

Triplet surprise for newlyweds

As the radiographer moved the wand over her abdomen, Shelley King got the surprise of her life.

3 yummy Thermomix baby and toddler recipes

Louise Fulton Keats shares her recipes for babies and toddlers, including corn and sweet pikelets, pumpkin and pea risotto, and cheesy bunny biscuits.

Man arrested over toddler Nikki's death

A 31-year-old man has been arrested over the death of two-year-old Nikki Francis-Coslovich in Mildura.

Adoption ban on pregnant women to be lifted

Pregnant women will no longer be barred from adoption waiting lists in NSW, after the Baird Government decided the practice was discriminatory.

Are you getting enough magnesium?

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, but we don't talk enough about it and the vital role it plays in great health and energy, as well as disease prevention.

5 workplace lessons for new parents

Take heart in these principles that will transfer seamlessly from the workplace into your new life as a parent.

Mums to follow on Instagram

A creative outlet for many, there are some savvy women complementing their blogs and businesses with riveting Instagrams feeds. We've chosen a few which have bucketloads of appeal; there are some big time players and some smaller local ones, and they each bring their special brand of magic to the Instagram experience.

Review: The Volvo 2015 XC90 SUV has all the safety features your family needs

The new Volvo XC90 SUV's focus on keeping you safe does not come at the expense of comfort in the XC90.

Kim Kardashian reveals she may have hysterectomy

Kim Kardashian has revealed complications during pregnancy means she might have to have a hysterectomy after the birth of her second child.

Why late night snacks wreak havoc on weight loss

 Loath as you may be to admit it, chances are that at some point you have found yourself in the kitchen late at night, devouring food.

Toddler twins pretend to be asleep to fool mum

They say twins have a unique connection. If this cute clip is anything to go by, these toddler sisters like to use their special bond to try to fool their mother.

Dad bags: 10 picks for out and about

Getting out of the house is a big priority in the early years of parenthood and you need to take a well-stocked kit with you. We've chosen 10 of the best nappy bags sure to appeal to dads in style and function.

Win a Mountain Buggy Swift

To celebrate Essential Baby reaching half a million Facebook fans, we have a Mountain Buggy Swift to giveaway to a lucky fan.

Get your FREE Baby & Toddler Show ticket!

Get your free ticket to the Sydney Essential Baby & Toddler Show for September 25-27 - register online now.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Dads who do their share have more sex: study

For women trying to encourage their partners to take more interest in fatherhood, it could be the ultimate incentive.

Think you might have IBS, coeliac disease or Crohn's?

Conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract are common in modern humans, and many are on the rise - including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and coeliac disease.

Couple poses for newborn shoot with adorable puppy

Tired of being asked about their baby-making plans, Australian couple Matt and Abby decided to give a creative answer.

The exercises you know you should be doing (but probably aren't)

I bet your to-do list today is long. But somewhere on that massive list, are you making time for your pelvic floor?

This baby really loves the family cat

Some babies get excited when mum or dad come to get them from their cot after a nap.

Designer kids clothing good enough to eat by Oeuf

Even if you aren't heading to the Northern hemisphere in the next six months, you can't help but love the amazing food-themed knits for babies and kids by cult kids brand Oeuf.

Early exposure to peanuts recommended for allergy prevention

A paediatricians' group is recommending that infants at high risk of peanut allergies be given foods containing peanuts before they turn one.

Home brand foods contain less salt than pricier rivals

Supermarket home brand foods, long derided as cheap and inferior, contain far lower levels of salt than pricier, branded rivals, new research shows.

Nannies for hire, wherever you're flying

Ever dreaded the prospect of a long flight, dreaming about how wonderful it would be for a nanny to entertain the kids?

Couple poses for newborn shoot with adorable puppy

Tired of being asked about their baby-making plans, Australian couple Matt and Abby decided to give a creative answer: with an unusual photo shoot with their 'baby', a groodle (poodle/golden retriever cross) named Humphrey. The talented Elisha from Elisha Minnette Photography caught all the precious shots.

Is it okay to name your baby with a sense of humour?

My husband was sure that Danger was a good option for a boy. And as the pregnancy progressed, it actually started to sound really good.

Woman gives birth after having her own mother's uterus transplanted

In a world first, a healthy baby has been born from the same womb that nurtured his own mother.

So hot right now: double-barrelled baby names on the rise

It's one way to make your baby stand out from the pack – giving them not one, but two first names.

Second time around: is it really better the devil you know?

When I fell pregnant with my second child I was, naturally, very excited. Then it all started to come back to me - and I freaked.

Shopping with kids: breaking the pester-power cycle

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.

How did we have babies before apps came along?

Three months ago, my wife, Chrysta, and I were driving along Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles when she let out a harrowing cry.

When your toddler disagrees

There comes a time when your child starts having different views to you. I didn't realise that time would come so soon.

Win a Pacapod this Father's Day

To celebrate dads and families, we are giving away a Picos Pack from Pacapod Australia filled with a few extra goodies ENTER NOW

 

FREE TICKET

Discover the magic of the LEGO DUPLO Play Area in Sydney

Get your free ticket to The Essential Baby & Toddler Show and save $20 - register online now!

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.