Expert panel

print

Questions tagged breastfeeding

Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Leanne, Yes, typically fussy eating hits around 14-18 months and as you say the issue can be compounded if they are already not eating huge amo...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Simone, Yes, typically fussy eating hits around 14-18 months and it can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year old who is sho...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Amanda, In the early days before they have a wide repertoire it can be a bit tricky getting some sustaining food into bubs. The yoghurt is a ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, I think your intuition has answered your question nicely. If you are managing 500mls without any stress or forcing, keep on like that. ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Ana, That is good background info, all of which could have affected his appetite for BM. I just wonder if it is an issue of location also? Po...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, There are a couple of things to consider. Firstly, not all children drink cows` milk or can drink it and most do just fine. You might ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, Yes baby-led weaning is very natural and indeed a very gentle process (though it can leave some mums a bit bewildered). If your toddle...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Lisa, It can seem like all the little changes leave you feeling a bit overwhelmed at times, but it sounds to me that you are both going just gr...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Lenneke, from three months you can have a simple breath test done for at least lactose intolerance. That could be a good place to start. Once...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Sushma, interestingly this has become a common concern and I have had many mums with the same worry. So you aren`t alone. You never know, per...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, it`s hard to say just what is going on, but I have listed a few things to consider below. If none of them work I would pop into see you...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Viki, it is quite common now that little ones consume too much milk. Milk is very high in calories so it fills them up quickly and can easily ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi Racheal & Deedan, I’m also glad you found a support group – dealing with reflux can be really difficult, and it’s often made ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi Jacquelene, I’m glad that you have discussed your concerns with your doctor as that’s a very important first step, and I hope that ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Amber...
Answer:

Hi Antonette, Sounds like you are doing a great job with your little daughter Alana and sorry to hear that you have been going through a tough tim...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Maree...
Answer:

Hi, It seems you understand all the `rules` and often that`s half the battle. She is sleeping well overnight and it does seem she is fighting the...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Maree...
Answer:

Hi, Some babies are poor daytime sleepers and we often resort to something that seems to work but ends up creating a bad habit. Feed/play/sleep...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Maree...
Answer:

Hi Liz, She is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present and this will pass, however in the meantime try not to create any unwan...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Maree...
Answer:

Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
Avatar Member
Jacki...
Answer:

Hi Anna, Babies can go through the stage initially where once they know one sign, they believe it symbolises the sign for everything. This is whe...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Jacki...
Answer:

Hi, Have you gone to see your local GP? My advice would be to see a health professional in your area to check for your own piece of mind. If the...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Jacki...
Answer:

Hi There Jakey`s Mum, I would correct him and continue to use the correct signs. Initially babies can go through a stage where once they know one...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, Fully breast fed babies do not get constipated. They can go many days and even over a week sometimes and this is fine. The motion will be very...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, It is normal for a newborn baby to get a pimply rash at around 3- 4 weeks. It will disappear without treatment – it doesn’t look t...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, You really need the results of the scan properly explained. I am unable to correctly explain what this may be as I need to see the full report...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, I did answer this query last week but I ma not responsible for posting on the site so I am not sure what happened. Antibodies develop in the m...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Alex ...
Answer:

Hi, This is not unusual as the baby is starting to rise out of the pelvis and if you are carrying extra fluid then even more so. As long as you ar...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
also on Huggies:
Visit Huggies mobile site