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#26 deedee24

Posted 13 January 2012 - 03:14 PM

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

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


#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.


#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?

#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...


#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


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?


#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


#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


#38 baby_bee_123

Posted 02 May 2012 - 03:17 AM


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.....


#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!

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