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Hi Jodi, I am guessing baby is on formula and that’s how it is the reaction has been diagnosed without any testing. You don’t mentio...

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Hi Hayley, looks great to me. All the food groups are now represented, food before formula, water for additional fluid, regular intake over the ...

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Hi Melanie, you are right solids before 16 months isn’t recommended. In fact there is substantial research to show that a baby’s loc...

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Hi Linda, I think you have posed a very good question; I am surprised I don’t get asked this more given the current line of advertising/mar...

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Hi Paula, yes, from 12 months you can offer your toddler many of the foods the whole family enjoys (unless there is a medical reason not to, such...

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Hi There, It is reasonably common that some bubs while being interested in what you put to your mouth (remembering that ‘the mouth’ t...

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Hi Huia, it’s reasonably common that toddlers seem to get every bug going around. Their little immune systems haven’t as yet be expo...

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Hi There, ideally you would go through to 12 months and more specifically until your toddler is on a full, healthy and varied diet. Some bubs we...

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Hi Mini, Check out our huge range of books on Food and Nutrition at the Huggies Bookclub. We really do recommend them all! In particular, it wou...

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Hi, Thank you for your question. It sounds like your little one is very uncomfortable and I’m glad you are looking for ways to make her feel...

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Hi, This is a lot of sleep I must say. At this age you would expect 7pm to 7am with one good early afternoon nap of 11/2 to 2 hours. I always thi...

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Hi Selina, Often a baby`s sleep pattern will change with the onset of 8 month separation anxiety when new and unwanted habits can be formed easily...

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Hi, Nice to hear from Dad for a change and very happy to help you where ever I can. Firstly I can enlighten you as to what`s happening here, your ...

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Hi Jo, I know how hard it can be ( I used to hate night time too) This has now become his sleep association and he knows you will give in to him a...

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Hi Dina, This has now become her sleep association and she doesn`t know how to sleep without the rocking. Imagine you went to sleep in your bed an...

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Hi, At 5 months she may well still require one overnight feed and I would offer the feed at 2am. Generally from about 6 months on you might expect...

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Hi, Isla is not taking as much during the day because she is doing all her feeding overnight and filling up then and this becomes a cycle. From ab...

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Hi Fiona, No I wouldn`t recommend using those medications either. This is not about getting her to go to sleep, it is because she associates sleep...

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Hi, Thank you for your email. In relation to purchasing my book, you can purchase it from my website - www.australianbabyhands.com plus it is als...

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Hi Rachel, This may not be related to the pregnancy. If it continues you need to see your local doctor for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, You may only be experiencing mild symptoms but as long as you have some sign of pregnancy then this is good. At 6 weeks the heart is only just...

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Hi, A baby’s heart rate is regarded as normal if it is between 120 and 160 beats per minute. It is often slower when the baby is at rest. Th...

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Hi, A baby’s heart really only starts beating at around 6 weeks. Try not to worry this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, You have exactly the same chances falling pregnant as you did with your first pregnancy and it is the same with a miscarriage. Even though you...

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Hi, It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, It does sound as if everything is good with the pregnancy; however, any bleeding in early pregnancy does carry a risk of miscarriage. Unfortun...

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Hi, This means that the baby is about 2/5 into the brim of the pelvis. The baby is starting to engage but is still more at the top. This is great,...

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Hi, Usually second time around everything is a lot straighter forward. Your body has experienced labour and birth and it seems to know what to do....

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Hi Erin, It can seem like such an eternity trying to have a baby and sometimes you can experience problems and delays. More than likely you will f...

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Hi Antonette, You can try using a sipper cup instead of a bottle. You also need to let someone else offer the milk as your daughter will not take ...

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