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WELCOME TO THE FIRST-TIME PARENT’S COMMUNITY: This is a support community for parents of children aged 0 to 6 months. Discussions in this community are related to the medical, financial and social challenges new parents face including development, sleep issues, babysitters, crying, teething, diapering, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, selecting a pediatrician, when to call the doctor, and all other new parent concerns.

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Our son, who will be 4 months old in a week, will not sleep unless either my wife or I is holding him. He abhors his bassinet, and screams non-stop if we put him down in it. We've tried warming the mattress pad up first, tried the mobile...
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Any suggestions to prevent the nappy rash on tthe newborn? My ten days old is having it. I am using huggies nappies and water wipes. Not seeing much cloth nappies in market. I live in melbourne
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I had my baby on December 15th. My stitches still haven't disolved! I stopped bleeding about 1 week ago but I've noticed blood coming from my stitches...I feel as though they should be healed by now! Whenever I clench my vaginal musc...
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My son is two days old and is in NICU for infection and respiratory issues. My husband and I are getting discharged today and they aren't sure how long they will have to keep him here at the hospital. Anyone else going through the NICU e...
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So about a month ago I found a little bump on my daughters belly. She's three months old and the bump has grown to a size of a pea and has gotten dark. She's mixed idk if that has something to do with it. We've taken her to a pediatricia...
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My baby is 2month and on formula, she s Vaumiting after every feed and im worried about it, any advice please? Will this stop her from gaining weight, please i need advice
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Hello, I have a 2 month old on nutrimagen formula (due to milk allergy) who drinks about 3.5 ounces every 1.5 to 2 hours all day and night. She is also a colicky baby so you can imagine how much fun I'm having. She refuses to eat more t...
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When did your babies start laughing properly? My lg is trying to laugh but hasn't quite got it yet bless her! She's 11 week's Old.
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My poor baby (2.5 weeks old), he just screams and cries all day and night. I can hear his stomach gurgling and I know it's not growling because he eats a lot. I have tried belly massages and laying him on his back and holding his hips up...
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Hello I'm 17 I turn 18 in March . I live in California . My son turns 4 month on the 30th . I have been with my sons father since I was 15 . We live together at my parents . We plan on getting married in July . We both work full time job...
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Have any of you mom's had prolapse after giving birth to your baby? I feel like I'm the only one! I had my baby July 13th and he was only 5 lbs 7.6 oz and I ended up noticing the prolapse five weeks afterI had him.
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My one month old baby lossing weight and having difficulties to breath. Help pls
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So new year eve and all I had sex . My baby is 4 weeks Saturday. The pain in lik knife but I don't feel sore down below in general. Anyone have this n did it go away
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my one month old baby lossing weight and having difficulties to breath. i need adequate advice on what to do?
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Hi, I am 2 months post partum. I bled for about 5 weeks. Recently (like the past two days), I've had extremely sharp and intense pains in my stomach. I cant tell exactly where the pain is coming from, but its near my diaphragm, like rig...
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What time is the best time to give your newborn a spongebath/bath ?
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I am SO scared to have sex since having my daughter, does it hurt?? :(
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Hi. My 5week baby girl has dent on each side of the cheek ( parotid gland) area. There was no forceps used during the delivery. Will she outgrow the dent based on the anatomical structures of her age. Does anyone have similar case?
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Ok so I have a soon to be 4 month old son on the 8th and lately he doesnt cry anymore he literally just screams instead of cries. Even after he's been fed, diaper changed, and had a nap. Not sure what else. He did start teething give him...
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My husband is not circumcised and does not want our son to be. I think I would like it done, yet I don't want them to be different. Any similar situations out there? I need some opinions.
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