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Hi Ceon, It`s always difficult to change baby`s sleeping habits without upsetting them, this is the way they know how to sleep. You may want to ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Megan, He would be fine to go into a bed now and you will be able to purchase safety side rails from a baby store no problem. You could also le...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is his sleep association and to change this you would need to teach him to sleep independently. Our It`s Time To Sleep controlled comfort...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Alex, Her body clock is in a different time zone and you need to adjust it so she is not sleeping so long during the day, the 4.5hrs in the mor...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is normal for the uterus to contract during an orgasm. This occurs also when you are not pregnant but you may be more aware of this now tha...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is normal to have some concerns in pregnancy and the further along you are the more relaxed you will feel. Try to eat a healthy diet; here ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Ema, Try not to use any soaps on your breasts. You can use an everyday moisturizer in small amounts without any problems. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your baby is starting to make its way into the pelvis. The pelvis descent is around 5 cm so that is why it is measured this way. Don’t w...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Fiona, It is very common in subsequent pregnancies to have far more tightenings and to be more aware of the Braxton hicks contractions. It is n...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you are breast feeding it is not recommended to introduce a dummy too early. However, if the baby is well established with feeding and doin...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Nikkii, Your doctor needs to confirm that you are pregnant. In the early weeks many problems can occur and they need to be ruled out. Sometimes...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is difficult for me to say what may be happening. It is advisable to wait for a few days and if there is no sign of a period do a pregnancy...

Answered: 15 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: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you wan to increase the supply in one side you need to feed more often from that breast. You can offer that breast first when the baby is h...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Morning sickness can continue throughout pregnancy but it usually decreases around 12 – 16 weeks. Don’t worry about it too much it...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Melanie, This feeling is from the increased fluid that is circulating in your system during pregnancy. You need to try to elevate your limbs wh...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Good question! I personally, believe that follow-on formulas are not required under normal circumstances. If you have got your bub thro...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It all looks great, its so nice when your bub tucks into a good meal. On the issue of sodium (salt), if you are offering baby a whole-fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Teagan, It sounds to me that your best advice would be to do what is best for you and your bub. A happy, rested mum, generally is a happy famil...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Tabatha, There can be a stage of food throwing (which can drive you near to insanity) and sometimes if it doesn`t pass quickly having a chat to ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Liz, I think in your question lay the issue; there are quite a few unanswered questions. Personally, I believe in cases where you aren`t sure o...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Another good question, I like these and I am sure the members like to read these also. To my way of thinking there are two types of tinn...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Your daughter simply doesn`t know how to sleep without you and I would recommend that you follow our It`s TimeTo Sleep settling program and in...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, I can`t even begin to imagine the stress you must have endured and you would have had no option other than to completely comfort your daughte...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Some toddlers are just early risers and you would expect him to still be having one good early afternoon nap at this age and he is going down ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your pelvis may have some separation at the pubic bone. This can happen in late pregnancy from the influence of hormones that help the ligamen...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, The risk of any damage from this would be extremely rare as the baby is very well protected at this stage. Talk to your GP for further reassur...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. It is from the ligaments that support your uterus stretching. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is considered as abnormal. You will need to have a check up and perhaps an ultrasound scan. It may settle but it is ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may be more sensitive to movements or it may be your bowel movements that you can feel. IT is not usually until around 16 weeks that oyu s...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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