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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 Tonya, You say controlled comforting is not working but neither is what you are battling 2 hours with either. CC can take up to 3 weeks and is ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Maria, My advise would be to leave the signs you have introduced in American sign language. Ensure that when you leave your child with friend...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Stacey, I have many families who start introducing baby sign language to their children from day one. It is completely up to you when you star...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Women with small breasts can still feed very well. Try to express a small amount of colostrums in the coming weeks. Rub this onto your nipples...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Many medications are not recommended during pregnancy and breast feeding so it can be difficult to find anything that can treat your problem t...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, This is just as one mum to another, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that baby bottles and drink bottles last at the most 18 mo...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Amber, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. However, if there is an offensive smell you may have an infectio...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There are many changes that occur in your breasts during pregnancy and size is just one of them. Try not to worry too much. Talk to your healt...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Jodie, Signs of twins are experiencing more severe morning sickness than expected, an overwhelming tiredness and showing further along than exp...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is no real reason to wait except for dates. This may not seem an issue now but it can be when you are pregnant. If you do not want to wa...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It is very uncommon for fully breatfed bubs to be constipated. Keep in mind that constipation refers more to dry, hard stools than to ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, The breast feed isn`t the problem it is when you feed baby to sleep they look for this comfort when waking on their light sleep so you need to...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, The breast feed isn`t the problem it is when you feed baby to sleep they look for this comfort when waking on their light sleep so you need to...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Bianca, About 21/2 you might expect a toddler to start dropping the afternoon nap. Take each day as it comes and be guided by tired signs. Ch...

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Hi Nannette, You may either be having twins or you may have conceived during a longer cycle so the pregnancy is less far along than you had expect...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is a one percent chance of falling pregnant when using the pill and this is usually when it is not taken as recommended. If you are ill ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Amanda, Try not to worry at this stage. The differences in the dates are only a week which is nothing at this stage. You may notice some signs ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Melissa, If it is clear or milky then this is fine. The vaginal discharge is usually increased during pregnancy but if the discharge is smelly ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, During pregnancy your metabolism is faster so you can experience more perspiration in certain areas. This sounds fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Jess, If there is a family history of twins then you are definitely a high chance for twins. Signs of twins are bad morning sickness and extrem...

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Hi Rebecca, It might be a good idea to see a paedatric speech pathologist (most hospitals can refer you or you can find some in the yellow pages)....

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Hi Selina, You need to give birth in a facility that is able to collect the blood (or have access to someone who can come & collect the blood). It...

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Hi, It is very common to feel cramping and stretching in early pregnancy. You may also be feeling the changes in your ovaries in early pregnancy a...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is a really bad habit and you need to be really firm to try to stop it. He will damage his teeth and it also has problems with weight gai...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Bridget, I just wonder if your little one is knowing enough to be suspicious of the changes? You might like to go back to the sipper cup, lea...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Maria, Her sleeps are a bit out of whack. You would expect that after the 6am feed she be awake for a couple of hours but she is so tired from ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is most likely habit not hunger. He MUST go to sleep awake as he looks for this bottle when he wakes on his light sleep. Give the bott...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may have varicose veins in your vulval area. If you are prone to these they will occur if you have a caesarean or not. They may cause a li...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. IF there is any discomfort or the discharge is green you may need to h...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009