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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 ...

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Hi Lana, Offering baby smaller but more regular meals is likely to reduce the `load` at any one meal time. The main thing to keep in mind is his ...

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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. ...

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Hi There, If you are noticing a change in your preschooler it sounds like a good time to enlist the help of a health care professional. A deficie...

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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...

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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 ...

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Hi There, Well done to you for reading labels! Love it! Power to the people is say... Bornhoffen is a good first yoghurt (just the natural one...

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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...

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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...

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Hi Leigh, sounds like you have a toddler who is very much enjoying dinner times with you. Ideally this question would be best suited for an early...

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Hi Tammy, sounds like your little on has self-weaned, which is very normal. Doesn`t sound like you have a dairy-food-loving toddler, which again ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Hi Leonie, generally by the time you get to or past 12 months you can wean your bub from the bottle as you see fit. In most cases toddlers don`t ...

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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 ...

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Hi Angela, Congratulations on your boys!! Double trouble with the reflux, I’m sure, yikes! It’s great they are doing so well and that...

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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...

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Hi Vanessa, It would seem this has become her sleep routine and she knows you will give in so she is winning the battle. To change this you will n...

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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...

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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...

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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

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Hi Kelly, I would highly recommend you try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program as sleeping in the bouncer is really not ideal at all. I woul...

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Hi, Crying it out is harsh but does often work. Depending how old he is and if he is still in a cot you could try our settling techniques for 6 to...

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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...

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Hi Ruth, I have many parents who are using baby sign language with their children who have communication difficulties. Generally the older the ch...

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Hi Heather, The sign for shower is very similar to the sign for sun except you move your hand down towards your head like the movement of water. ...

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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...

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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

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Hi, As you are quite early it is best that you contact your midwife or your local hospital as you may need a check up. If your baby is going to be...

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