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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
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Hi, Thanks for your question. I think that it is always best for parents to talk to the doctor whenever they have concerns and so I would recommen...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

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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 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 ...

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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...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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
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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...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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 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
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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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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
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Hi, Your chances of conceiving are the same as everyone else. Occasionally women who have had a few terminations do experience problems with their...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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
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Hi, The baby can sometimes position itself quite low but it does not indicate that the baby will come early. Later in pregnancy hormones that are ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Once you feel ready then it is fine. Don`t stress yourself and make sure that you feel up to traveling but the baby won’t mind at all an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It may just be extra fluid that is causing your tummy to bloat. If your previous periods were normal before you fell pregnant then your dates ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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...

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Hi, You usually feel movements from around 20 weeks with your first. It will start as a faint flutter and then over a few weeks it will become mor...

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Hi, This type of bleeding in pregnancy is very normal and as the baby grows the size of the bleed will become insignificant. At 10 weeks there is ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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