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    Hot pepper and pregnancy

    Can eating lots of a pepper/ green chilli affect my unborn baby?
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    Getting pregnant after a miscarriage

    How soon can i get pregnant after a miscarriage? Does it depend with the reason for miscarrying?
  3. What challenges do you encounter in midwifery?

    Being a midwife takes a lot of courage and determination not to mention passion. What are the common challenges that you encounter?
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    What i can say is, wherever the unplanned place...

    What i can say is, wherever the unplanned place is, joy follows after the baby is born, Though as ausiemidwife says, stuck in a lift is one of the very many placed you dont wish to deliver in.
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    Gaining Weight during oregnancy.

    The how much weight that a pregnant mother has to gain during pregnancy is an issue many of us don,t address. Personally i gained 10 Kgs extra for the entire pregnancy period, and shed it all 2 weeks...
  6. Ever experienced an urge to over shop for your baby?

    My son is 1year and four months old but i have realized that when i go shopping i have to hold back on what i buy for him . When i walk to a clothes store all i can think of is " This Will look good...
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    Anyone experienced false labour

    During my pregnancy i experienced false labor for more than 2 months. It was very disturbing to an extend that when true labor came i still thought it was the false labor until my water broke....
  8. I fell in love with my baby when i realized that...

    I fell in love with my baby when i realized that i was pregnant, thou scary since it was my first time, i was really looking forward to the moment of the bundle of joy. In my 5th month of pregnancy i...
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    I was not having any planned exercises but i used...

    I was not having any planned exercises but i used to walk daily for a total of 6km!! and yes it helped me alot during labour and birth. Infact if you exercise correctly i beleive you labour for less...
  10. During labour, the nurses advised me to walk...

    During labour, the nurses advised me to walk around, to quicken the process and to lie on the left side in bed. I wish i had heard about the slow dance coz with your partner holding you at the time...
  11. Thread: Baby teething

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    Baby teething

    How do you deal with teething? My son is growing teeth ( How wonderful!!!) but i noticed that when the teeth start to grow he normally gets high fever, sometimes vomiting and passing very loose...
  12. Thanks very much for your wonderful response...

    Thanks very much for your wonderful response Kate, now i will let my son enjoy breastfeeding a long as he likes.I love this forum!!
  13. Personally i tried to make a booking appointment...

    Personally i tried to make a booking appointment at a hospital. During delivery no one is 100% sure that they are going to have a normal or a cs delivery. I would really recommend exploring different...
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    I would say "pack a bag". Personally i was very...

    I would say "pack a bag". Personally i was very excited about the birth of my son that i packed the bag a month before i conceived. Since you never know what might happen during home birth it's good...
  15. Child personality verses brestfeeding period.

    Hi again, my doctor advised me to stop breastfeeding my son at the age of 2 years. His argument was that long breastfed babies tend to be too attached to their mothers and it may affect how they...
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    Nutritional value of breast milk.

    Hi, my son is 16 months old and still breastfeeding but my friends are advising me to stop, "since the nutritional value of breast milk goes to nearly zero after six months of breastfeeding". Is this...
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    I am 29 years old, mother of a 16 months old boy....

    I am 29 years old, mother of a 16 months old boy. I am new to motherhood and i would really like to share with other mums and mums to be, plus those trying to conceive on what is expected and the...
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