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Brett...
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Maree...
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, She is catnapping but some babies are just poor daytime sleepers. You could try using our It`s Time To Sleep settling techniques to resettle h...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Maree...
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Jacki...
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Nay, You really need to have a check up with your local doctor. It may be nothing but it is still worthwhile having a check up. IT is difficult...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Alex ...
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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

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Alex ...
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Alex ...
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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: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This is something that is on the outside of your cervix and should not affect the pregnancy at all. You may experience further mild bleeding d...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Alex ...
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Hi, This does sound like a bit of the plug. You should really contact your midwife or local hospital for a check up. It may not indicate that anyt...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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....

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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 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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, Thanks for that! I have to confess that I personally like vegetarian-style diets, or even the pseudo ones that include fish. By and lar...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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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 toddler...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, This is an area I have been asked a lot about and have put together a fact sheet on it, which is now on my web site (www.sneakys.com.au ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Racheal & Deedan, I’m also glad you found a support group – dealing with reflux can be really difficult, and it’s often m...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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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