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Hi Kellie, Sometimes there are sleeping difficulties during pregnancy. You could try to get some regular exercise such as walking or swimming and ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Low fat milk is not recommended until the child is 2 years of age. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Bec, At this stage in the pregnancy this enlargement can be present. It may be an indication of a problem with the heart but usually it is diff...

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Hi Roxane, It is really just a matter of finding something that will work for you. Pinetarsol is great for itching. If you are finding that remedi...

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Hi There, Yes indeed there are a number of mechanical issues that can affect a little ones ability to chew and swallow food. To this end there ar...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes indeed flaxseed is great. Ideally look at both whole and ground as they do different things. The whole seeds act as a demulcent (l...

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Hi Adalene, While Cheerios are one of the few children`s cereals that are reasonable, they still have a few bits added that aren`t ideal for bubs....

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Hi Wendy, Yes formulas can be a bit of a trial and error situation. I do know that Nan are one of the few formulas that have worked on their prote...

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Hi, It could take many weeks to produce enough milk for your baby now and the baby has not learnt to feed from the breast so he would find it frus...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Pap smears are not usually recommended during pregnancy because they can be inaccurate. However, at 5 weeks it has a greater chance of finding...

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Hi Kim, Yes routines can be hard with infants as they are always changing, just as you get used to one routine another one creeps in. Most bubs ...

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Hi Kody, I have to say you have asked a question that most remain divided over. There is some research (a handful of articles) now to suggest we s...

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Hi Brianna, I must admit I think the Plunket Nurse has given you not only good advice but almost the only advice. It really is a case of opportun...

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Hi Catherine, I think you have bought up an interesting point, its one that I often talk about with friends, that there is so much conflicting adv...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing it tough with your little one but you are doing a fantastic job; keep it up it does get better. Reflux babies a...

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Hi Bell, If you can try to separated them for a couple of weeks while you get a new routine happening for baby. Try our It`s Time To Sleep techniq...

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Hi Tiffany, You may still expect to offer one overnight feed for a little longer but for other waking try resettling using our It`s time To Sleep ...

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Hi, This is hard because you really don`t want to make a battle out of it a 5am, perhaps just enjoy the cuddle time. Cheers, Maree

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Hi, I recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always resettle baby awake into the cot after a night feed. You would expect to feed 4 ho...

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Hi Jessica, I recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always resettle baby awake into the cot after a night feed. You would expect to f...

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Hi, It is difficult when your partner does not agree with a change of routine and when you don`t want to disturb other siblings. Perhaps you shou...

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Hi, Try having dinner at 5pm and bath time at 5.30pm to keep him up that bit longer and then a feed and small play and down by 7pm. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling program it will teach baby to sleep independently. Try to incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine ...

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Hi, To help you get to know the basics you can either get your partner to teach you or go to your local deaf society and they will have a list of ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, By supplement I am guessing you mean formula. Yes you can use it for baby`s foods, though small amounts of milk and milk-alternatives a...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Ham tend to have not only a lot of sodium (salt) but also nitrates, so it does tend o be a parent call on this one. If you do offer it,...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, You have done the right thing working milk down and likely t was in fact part of the cycle, but it is also possible that your todler nee...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Firstly, there is reasonable support for the timely introduction of all food groups as apposed to avoidance. It seems that the sudden r...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Well done to you for wanting more information on nutrition. Not that I am the only one offering courses, but my company does offer a gr...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009