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Hi There, Well done to you for checking labels! There are a couple of things to look for though. Firstly check the ingredients list for added s...

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Hi Anita, Yes, likely to be fine. Babies can swing back and forth, seemingly for no reason, with their routine. Keep offering baby his usual fo...

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Hi There, Yes it can be a bit ouchy, most bubs quickly learn it’s not in their best interests to bite so it should resolve itself quickly. ...

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Hi There, No, you are certainly not doing anything wrong. You can find that once your milk comes in and things settle down that your supply seem...

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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 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, 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 Rachae, It`s hard to say why the sudden change but it seems he is looking for your presence. I would try our It`s Time To Sleep settling techni...

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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 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, Research has highlighted that it actually accelerates the speech process. Part of the process of introducing baby sign language is to sign an...

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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, It is possible but you will have to find a health care professional who is willing to let you try for a vaginal birth. Your risks of complicat...

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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...

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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, Strep B is a normal vaginal flora that is present in about 75% of all women at sometime. It is not anything that you catch or anything that is...

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Hi Tania, The pelvic pain could be form the position of the baby at the moment – the baby’s legs could be kicking down in that region....

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Hi Tina, Recently there have been a few research studies related to urine testing in pregnancy. All of the studies concluded that the routine test...

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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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Hi Cara, Just how much a bub will drink is very different from one baby to the next. Ultimately your best guide is your baby; if he is happy, heal...

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Hi Peta, There are a great many little ones about who aren`t able to or choose not to consume dairy products and do just fine. As you say the tri...

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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...

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