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Hi Kylie, She may be a tough cookie but you will need to be the tougher of the two. Babies and toddlers thrive on routine and you need to set the ...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Rosalie, It would be about this age you might expect a toddler to drop the daytime nap but always best to be guided by tired signs. Each day ma...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Melissa, Thank you for your email. When starting out introducing baby sign language to your child, I would start with a handful of signs, keep...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very normal to feel anxious in the early stages of pregnancy, especially following a miscarriage. General ac...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are routine injections of anti D that are given to RH negative women during pregnancy. She will be advised b...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are routine injections of anti D that are given to RH negative women during pregnancy. She will be advised b...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Tamara, Thank you for your enquiry. Some women’s periods do go straight back to normal immediately after the birth. If it is heavier, how...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Leah, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are going to take a vitamin supplement, it is advisable to only take vitamin supplements that are spec...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Would it be possible to introduce another day time feed? Keep in mind with solids that initially foods like fruit and veggies don&rs...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Yes very common for bubs to become constipation once they start solids, what can happen is that as their little kidneys aren’t ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, It sounds like she is still tired when she wakes. You will find she will probably drop that 9.30am nap soon, at this age one good 2hr early af...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Try following our settling program and also follow a feed/play/sleep routine. She is crying and irritable because she is way overtired this wi...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, You might like to try our settling program, the settling techniques are all hands on and no leaving baby at this age. You would need to implem...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Christie, She has taken up so many sleep associations. If you want things to change then you will have to be the one to make the changes. This ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Try following our settling program to teach him to sleep independently rahter than looking for a cuddle to resettle. Also ensure you follow a ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Cindy, Every woman experiences are different and you may have nausea very soon. Some women do not get any signs of morning sickness and this ca...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Amy, Thank you for your enquiry. It is fine to get a massage but always inform the person who is doing the massage so that they can advise the ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Amy, Thank you for your enquiry. It is fine to get a massage but always inform the person who is doing the massage so that they can advise the ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Karen, Thank you for your enquiry. This is an unusual situation that you are in and I am sure that your doctors will try everything that they c...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Lindie, Thank you for your enquiry. The colour of your stool may be related to taking iron or pregnancy supplements. These can cause the dark c...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry that you have had such a terrible time and outcome of your birth. Please remember it is very early days...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Erin, Thank you for your enquiry. It is possible to have a vaginal birth after 2 caesareans. The trouble is usually in finding a carer who will...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Donna, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are used to a lot of exercises then you r body can tolerate a higher level during pregnancy. It is re...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, Easy fixed,it can end if you start a new routine for him. Follow a feed/play/sleep routine this is essential. Feed approx 4 hourly say 2,6,10,...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Libby, No matter what her corrected age is it is never too early to teach good sleeping habits. Sleeping in the bouncer will create sleep asso...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, We do say from 3 months on not to wrap, as baby is moving more freely. He is associating sleep with the wrap and if you want to change this yo...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health C...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Denise, Thank you for your enquiry. The strip and stretches can work and it does sound like a good option in your case. This labour more than l...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It has been found that the routine testing of urine for glucose and other abnormalities does not help to diagnose ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does look as if it is a bit all over the place. Please discuss this with your carers but the levels are still f...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008