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Deepa MpFriday is just like every other day of the week! I miss my weekends :(17 hours ago
Krystal SkillerJayde Kydd especially today 😧18 hours ago   ·  1
Peta KingsfordSarah Williams- a little similar to what I said today.17 hours ago
Haylee WellsLiv Hamill hope you're doing okay lovely x16 hours ago   ·  1
Tegun GearySarah Burrows relevant for today 😘16 hours ago   ·  1
Amanda Townsend TaylorDanielle Townsend ♥♥♥14 hours ago   ·  1
Annalice BlakeneyAshlee Wharton ❤️16 hours ago   ·  1
Jayne GordonKatharine Brown Stephanie Bewes18 hours ago   ·  2
Erin KimberlyBeci Stopp17 hours ago   ·  1
Anna FoxSkye15 hours ago   ·  1
Shannon O'BrienLauren Danielle O'Brien15 hours ago
Kate NallogBianca Nicholson16 hours ago

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Did you follow a birth plan or have you written one?

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Alison RowlandI had a plan. Written and mental. That plan didn't go to plan. The only plan that did come to fruition was the delivery of a healthy baby girl and that's okay with me. ❤21 hours ago   ·  2
Leesa CookI had no plan other than to get my baby out in the safest way possible for me and him. That was all good until after 16 hours of labour my cervix had had enough and swelled up ...on my sons head... Resulting in an emergency c-section. If I'd had a birth plan it would have been very hard to accept not doing things the way I wanted.21 hours ago   ·  2
Jessica Paige WareI surprisingly wasn't scared to give birth. Even when I was in labour, I wasn't scared. I was absolutely exhausted (I gave birth overnight and was seriously tired), but I was constantly telling myself that I could do it, and I had to keep going to meet my baby.20 hours ago   ·  2
Hayley BoltI am currently 36+4 and I have got in mind what I'd like and how I'd like the mood to be etc . I would like an epi if I can , the lights dimmed , some nice calming music ( which they can provide ) and if they allow me to I want to take an electric burner to maybe burn some lavender oil or something like that as everyone know lavender is suppose to me calming . And ofcourse who I want to be in the room with me and who's is cutting the cord which is my partner . I am not too concerned about what I want as I don't want to be disappointed if I can't do it the way I want . Aslong as baby arrives healthy I'll be happy . Also I will be taking some massage oil and my own heat pack as the hospital runs low on heat packs at times and I have a bad back so definitely will need one , the massage oil so my partner can rub my back for me as he does now anyway. Oh and a face cloth . Hope this helps22 hours ago
Alarna EvansDidnt have one the first time around and don't have one for tbis birth either i know what i would like to do but if i cant cause of reasons i wont worry about it. I would like a bath if they dont need to monitor me or the baby but either way if it happens cool sweet if not same thing.18 hours ago
Sharni SeeneyNo plan... Cause nothing ever goes to plan! I didn't want to leave myself open to disappointment. Having no plan was the best plan I had!18 hours ago   ·  1
Ursula WallI have plan A, B, C, D all the way to Z. It never happens according to plan. in my opinion, keep it simple so you don't end up too disappointed.14 hours ago
Kim LockhartDidn't have one either time, just go with it. Rather than be upset when things don't go as you planned.22 hours ago   ·  2
Shayze CashmereTrust your instincts but also listen to the professionals 😉17 hours ago
Rach Giannakas1. Get baby out safely 2. Husband goes to deli Pity I was too sick afterwards to enjoy the food properly 💔14 hours ago
Mel SpiresIm just going to go with what ever happens as most plans never happen the way you planned!14 hours ago
Jasmine BellI had spoken to my midwife about pain relief, who would be present, who would cut the cord, keeping placenta, if i wanted babay injected with vitamin k so that if she was unable to attend it was clear for the backup midwife but it was vague and i just did what i needed to do23 hours ago
Tellissa ToddI just trusted my body and knew what to do23 hours ago

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Lauren HuntMy kid and the cat do everything together. They are inseparable.... we got our cat shaddow when she was weeks old and our daughter was 9months old...21 hours ago   ·  6
Cassie Vampie GreenWe be having Roxy (boxer x sharpie x American staffy) New a new home as she may not settle when our baby daughter arrive, we be getting a brand new husky pup name kira, I'll be unsure what kira reaction when she sees our daughter amira when she arrive but it be good to see that kira and amira will be best friend1 day ago
Cassandra ClealMy cats love my 7month old and he loves them just as much, especially poppette. This photo was taken the night we got home after a week away she slept at his feet all night and hasnt left his side since we came home 💖😍🐈18 hours ago   ·  3
Nusrath AmeenSamantha Fernandez I think mocha and Mira will be like this with nahli but it'll be the other way around with yasir. I'm pretty sure he's going to want to lick the cat! Lol1 day ago   ·  1
Alyce SommerImogen Davis Rohan Davis i feel that ur cats would not deal with this!1 day ago   ·  1
Krystle EdgecombeI would love to think this would happen but I doubt it!17 hours ago
Kassandra GoddardWe were worried cause our Meeka is a bengal and they are super territorial... mmm not so much lol22 hours ago
Jessica ValdeterWendy lol your babies would love to do this to Archie!21 hours ago   ·  1
Belinda Williams-PaulMine sure does. Been through 3 kids and still puts up with lots. Its all in the breed! Mines an oriental17 hours ago
Natalie StewartRyan. Can't imagine basil and Zara being that tolerant!! Xx20 hours ago
Toni MooreBen Moore willy bum would have he was like this he was with Kobe12 hours ago
Jessica AustinSophie awww I should try this when I cat sit this weekend!16 hours ago   ·  1
Megan MannNicole Welsh what Macy wishes the grey cat would be like to her lol1 day ago
Andrea O'NeillChloe Gale- I'm sure this is how your pets will react to your new addition! X💕15 hours ago
Sarah WrefordKaysey Wilkins remember what that cat used to do to lockie when he was little 😂16 hours ago
Angela DrewThis is very cute Kate, almost makes me see why you like them so much 😜17 hours ago
Katy Gregory PawlakI don't know what you're worried about Lee, looks like Kayla will even help out with bath time!20 hours ago
Ursula WallNot a fan of animals around babies and licking babies. Not mine anyway, but this is very cute! :-)1 day ago
Stephanie BidewellAllison Baldwin i feel like Ziggy won't be like this at all haha22 hours ago   ·  1
Jacqui LilleyJulie Whinney doubt tomcat will place this nicely?!!! 😈😈😈😈1 day ago   ·  1
Sarah ChanceBrucey Wayne can see pulus and Emily doing this soon. Xx19 hours ago
Tanya HermesAlex, Sharron... I wish Molly was like this with Jonah.1 day ago
SB HamboSarah Perkins, Jo Schutz - this is how your girls and cats get along?15 hours ago   ·  1
Ish GnechMelanie Rowlison - do you think Arian will be like this? 😊1 day ago   ·  1
Emma Innes-SmithSue Fisher just another reason to love cats 😍22 hours ago
Josephine AnneseShannon cat and baby goals?😛23 hours ago   ·  1
Lisa MarieKylie is this peanut !?1 day ago   ·  1
Zaleha AksanSiti Aksan this is so cute!1 day ago   ·  1
Amanda ChamberlainSimmo Robertson reminds me of your cat hehe1 day ago   ·  1
Patricia FellowsDawn Turner your house in a few months21 hours ago   ·  1
Natacha ThiechartVirginie Gayssot il ten faut un pour ma choupinette 😀😀23 hours ago   ·  1
Larissa LansdownSeriously the baby had the cats foot in a tight hold and the cat is trying to coax this hairless human thing to let go! Don't let kids babies small children this close to animals. Especially a newly adopted one! Strange! This is why there are so many beautiful pets returned to shelters for no reason other than it bit or scratched their child. Why? Obvious reasons.24 hours ago   ·  4
Judith BarrieHope that kid has had his shots!19 hours ago
Chloe ColemanOmg that is cute !!!!1 day ago
Annie CrookSorry but gross. I would not let a cat lick my baby1 day ago   ·  2
Crystal Burkewe need an AWWW button.. i love it.. so adorable..1 day ago   ·  1
Leayne MorganCats can give u worms in the eyes be careful24 hours ago
Alli BrewerGreg can't imagine the jerk being this tolerant1 day ago
Bianca Leigh FarlowCandr1 day ago
Claire GoodwinOur cat sniffs bubs then runs away.1 day ago
Darlene AaronsBeautiful22 hours ago
Louise MartinJennifer.....how cute...this will make you cry!! xx21 hours ago   ·  1
Chloey NguyenJo Mella this would be your kid and the cat1 day ago   ·  1
Gillian McFarlaneHope so!1 day ago
Zoe EdwardsWe need a baby14 hours ago
Haylee WareAsha. Will Tessa and Henry IX be friends? 😂1 day ago
Leonie HalleyThat is such a cute video x15 hours ago
Kaitlin WalshAshleigh Verrell this is something I could see Mason doing1 day ago
Natalie LinkJames Link maybe darce will do this lol17 hours ago

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Hi, I am wanting to hear how other mums have prepared themselves for labour during the last trimester. Things such as drinking raspberry leaf tea, perineum massage ect? Would love to hear what they personally did and weather they found it helpful ☺️
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Laura FreemanI did everything! Needles, reflexology, walking for miles, tea, curry, pineapple, garlic. Four stretch and sweeps and more behind closed doors and our child was 12 days late. I wasted my energy and precious time that I could've been relaxing. That child will come when they want to and I should've used that time to make more frozen meals and plan more ways to simplify life. Put your feet up and watch a movie x1 day ago   ·  12
Kareena PetersI didn't do anything to prepare and had a 2 hour drug free labour, no stitches (did have a first degree tear, but if I wasn't told, I would never have known). I'm 34 weeks with my second and will probably do the same again :)1 day ago   ·  1
Melissa HumphriesI drank raspberry leaf tea, tried the perineal massage but wasn't confident of doing it correctly so bought an epi-no. Also did calmbirth classes, which came with relaxations to listen to every night which were full of positive affirmations etc. I went 6 days over, but had a really easy labour and birth - very minimal medical intervention and only had gas. Good luck! 😊1 day ago   ·  1
Jodi BussellI had rasperry leaf tea to tone and reduce bleeding, not to induce labour. I went for a big walk on my due date, went out the following night and had a mexican parma. Went into labour at 5.30am next morning. I believe the rasperry leaf tea helped with pushing stage and my uterus shrunk quickly with no pain19 hours ago
Nicole BurrowsI drank raspberry leaf tea every day, had a pregnancy massage, walked everyday and did squats, had sex once a week, rested well also and bub still came 4 days late, 22hrs labour, epidural and assited delivery with forceps and an episiotomy. I honestly think that they will arrive whenever they are ready and however they like (as frustrating as that is). We are now 3 days old and sertling into home ❤21 hours ago
Kaitie Maree MadsenWith my second baby I'd had a stretch and sweep test thing done as I was a day or two over due at the time. That's all I needed although my little man was born 8 days overdue. And I'm sure if I hadn't been induced for health reasons with my eldest that it would've been a similar case. They'll come when they're ready :)19 hours ago
Bridget ConveyI was over due when o had my little one. Week 40 I went for walks every day. And then two days before I went into labour I started drinking raspberry leaf tea then the day of the labour I started doing squats. That night at 3.30 I was in the hospital 4cm. And I had her at 11.50am. All natural. Everyone is different so just go with what your body tells you. I was picking a lot the week before.1 day ago
Tam PerryI'm a huge believer in raspberry leaf tea and evening primrose tablets inserted vaginally. I wouldn't do it until 37 weeks though. I had my Bub one week early too. I'll be doing it again this time!18 hours ago
Katherine SmithI used a product called epino from 37 weeks onwards, it's instead of doing perineal massage. It seemed a chore to do at the time but so worth it, I ended up having a natural labour with no stitches and a 4.1kg baby 😀17 hours ago
Belinda McTigueHow much of the tea do you have to drink per day? Someone told me 4 cups a day! Is that true? That's a lot! And when should you start drinking it? I'm 29 weeks today. Is that too early?1 day ago
Sarrah AliceI did the raspberry leaf tea, started expressing at 35 weeks and used an exercise ball. I ended up having my son at 37 weeks, very quick, intense drug free labour. Second baby.1 day ago   ·  1
Megan EwingI tried every wives tale known and nothing worked even had 4 stretch and sweeps went 11 days over was induced an hr and a half later my little princess was here :)1 day ago
Amber LazzaroniI bounced on my fit ball every night for an hour and every morning for 30 mins. I went 8 days early and I truly believe the ball helped.1 day ago
Sarah ChemelloI just relaxed went for nice walks of a night time as it was quite hot at the time. I tried perineum massage but i was hopeless couldnt reach lol1 day ago
Dotty MartinRaspberry leaf tea and hand expressing colostrum from 37 weeks. Also lots of walking and water!! Had a three hour drug free labour at 38 weeks1 day ago   ·  1
Molly VeronicaI did the tea for my first labour. Started at 36 weeks. Tasted HORRIBLE!! 5 hour labour at 40+5. Took the tablets with my second. Born on her due date. 1 hour start to finish with two pushes.1 day ago
Katrin Kate Neidahl... we had sex 🙄🙄 We didnt know if it's realy a thing to force labour and we didnt do it because of that, but it helped in our case. We let nature take its course all the way through pregnancy. But whats the best thing in the world to bring your loved Baby on the way?? Making love 😍 I had my daughter 39+3. We had intercourse at 4 am and at 7 am my waters broke. I held her in my arms 24 hrs later. ❤️1 day ago   ·  1
Morgan LordI went to kmart 😂1 day ago   ·  11
Fiona GrovesPerineal massage is well with it.so is raspberry leaf tea.1 day ago
Samantha Lee KibelkstisNo magic cure. Happens when it happens. Enjoy the suspense and sleep as much as possible hehe. Good luck 😊1 day ago
Sarah MarshallRaspberry leaf NOT UNTIL 38 weeks! Bouncing on gym ball Walking /swimming Pressure point massage (from 38 weeks) And lots of sex 😂18 hours ago
Jennifer SchultzBounced on the jumping castle at work the day before I was due. Water broke that afternoon while I was still there lol12 hours ago
Kayla JadeI went for walks :) I wasn't trying to speed up labor as such but I wanted my muscles to be ready and I heard walking in pregnancy can make the labor go quicker and it worked for me 😊 Labor was an hour 45 mins1 day ago
Chantelle MurphyCourtney Crisp some ideas if you haven't already tried them all xx1 day ago
Melinda CleaverCleaned lol1 day ago   ·  3
Leah StewartRaspberry leaf capsules much easier to take. I also took evening primrose oil - it helps to soften the cervix. Also did perineal massage for 7 minutes 3 times a week from week 36. I had no tearing and no stitches .. midwives said I had the text book perfect labour/birth. I also didn't have epidural - just a morphine shot. I highly recommend doing all these things in preparation1 day ago   ·  1
Lisa-marie CarrI was drinking rasberry leaf tea i found evening primrose worked best if inserted like a tampon second time around i would definately make sure i had microwaveable meals for when we got home from hopsital i didn't Because my husband decided he would cook22 hours ago   ·  1
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Mel McCarthyI just drank raspberry leaf tea. No massage.1 day ago
Emma JVRemedial massages with Clary Sage oil1 day ago   ·  1
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Karly Rodgers-falkrelax and enjoy ur time before bubs comes..1 day ago
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Hello, my 6 month old was very unsettled at night with her sleep and has finally got into a routine but her cot is next to our bed just wondering when others have put their bubs into their own rooms and if it disrupted them much ? Thanks
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Melissa TaylorI was really anxious about moving my bub into her own room. But at 5 months I had to, my partner snores the house down and kept waking her. For the first week i checked at least 20 times at night to see if she was ok :) she slept better than ever once I moved her.2 days ago
Nicole GoutziosWe moved our daughter from our room to her own at around 3 months, however still in her bassinet. I was really hesitant to but hubby made too much noise with alarms and getting ready in the morning so it was kind of necessary. She continued sleeping as well as she did whilst in our room - me, not so much in the beginning haha. I was more concerned about moving her from bassinet to cot but she was absolutely fine!2 days ago
Nadia Huppatz4 months because he started to outgrow his bassinet and we couldn't fit a cot in our bedroom. I slowly transitioned him there by putting him in the bassinet and then bassinet in the cot for day sleeps, then one night just took a deep breath and tried him out in there. He still woke for feeds as per normal and I had a video monitor so I could see him if I needed to.2 days ago
Tammryn PetersenI popped my boy into his cot in his own room when he was 6 months old. For my boy it was more the bed than the room. However, I had a night light on in case he did wake up. It's really a matter of what suits you and your Bub though. All kids are so different. It'll be a matter trial and error though.2 days ago
Mel RuthI waited til 4 months & I was really anxious about how putting him in his own room/moving him from the bassinet into the cot would affect his sleep (and I was worried about him not being next to me) but he was fine & slept through the first night in there.2 days ago
Hayley Fay KilgannonI had to put my daughter in her own room when she was only 2 days old, it was keeping me awake worrying and fussing about her more than anything! She has always been a fantastic sleeper.2 days ago   ·  2
Kerryn WassilenkoMy baby is 9 months and i have only just moved her into her cot in her own room. It was so easy having her next to me but she out grew her bassinet and enjoyed the bigger space. We have the monitors on her but i still get up to check on her.2 days ago
Cally PetrieWe transitioned to the cot at 4.5 months when the sleep regression stage was happening. He slept the same if not better! He had been having his day sleeps in the cot from 3 months though which may have helped.2 days ago
Haley DuncanMy 6 month old is still in her bassinet in our room, i feel like id miss her if she wasnt next to me so im leaving her there until she outgrows the bassinet. Shes only going to be little once. 💜2 days ago   ·  1
Loz CeeMy bubba is 3 months and I put her in her own room a couple of weeks ago. She transition really easily but I think every baby is different.2 days ago
Emma Lee4 lonths we moved out daughter into her own room and it was th best thing we did she slept so much better and so did hubby and i2 days ago
Chay HetheringtonWe moved our girl into her own room at 4 months... She slept much better! We had a video monitor and slept with the door open so I could hear her from our room.2 days ago
Miné van der BankWe had baby in her own room in her cot from 7 weeks. She slept much better - sleeps through most nights. I sleep better too2 days ago   ·  1
Kate StanfordDid you have monitors when you put them into their own room or just sleep with doors open?2 days ago
Courtney Bowden2.5w old and he had to go! He is such a noisey sleeper! He slept 8hrs the first night.2 days ago
Lisa KleierMy bub was in his own room at 6 weeks and I think we both started sleeping better.2 days ago
Tash VohlandMy 3m.o has always been a cot, just moved her into an adjacent room and has been fine2 days ago
Kirsty SimI didnt regtet puting my baby in his own room at 3 months at all cus its so good not having to be so quiet everytime so i didnt wake him.2 days ago
Kirsty SimI put my baby in his own room and hos first time in the cot at 3 months old2 days ago
Sally ConeOur son who is 6 months old was in his own room and cot after a week and has slept through the night since about 6 weeks2 days ago
Marin Neads4 weeks old for us. Best thing we did... but not for everyone!2 days ago   ·  1
Nikki MacMy son was the same. I finally made the decision to put him in his own room and now wakes up once a night now.2 days ago
Kim Roberts2mths straight in cot and own room for both bubs! Only way we kept our sanity lol 😂 Both bubs sleep through the night 😃2 days ago
Sarah NielsenAt 3 months I began putting her in her cot in the day, but she still slept in her bassinet with us as night. I moved her a few weeks later during the night and it didn't disrupt her at all. I actually got a better nights sleep coz I couldn't hear all her sleeping noises :)2 days ago
Molly VeronicaMy son was three weeks and my daughter was five months2 days ago
Nanga Grace Marjorie AustinI put my baby in he's own room at 2 months2 days ago
Samantha Parkes11 weeks for us. My girl is such a noisy sleeper2 days ago
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