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Maree...
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Hi Jo, Your son simply doesn`t know how to sleep without you and until you allow him to fall asleep on his own in his own bed then things won`t ch...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicki, 3 hours is a long nap, what you need to keep in mind is that children thrive on routine and having boundaries set for them. A regular ...

Answered: 22 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 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, I have to confess to not being a big fan personally of Nutella, it has reasonably high levels of saturated fat, from memory (check this o...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Debbie, Well done to you for seeking it out. YES! That is the one I use, we love it and use it even for our satay`s. Enjoy the goodness! Hoor...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Lisa, 5 months is a good time to start! I love avo as a starter for bubs, it has a similar composition of fats to breastmilk and is a lovely fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Penny, It really sounds like Hallie makes a game out of it all and has taken control over everyone. To change this you and hubby need to take...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, This is his sleep association and it takes considerable effort of a new sleep program to make a difference. I suggest you follow the It`s Time...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Candan, It seems she is relying on your comfort to sleep initially at night and the comfort of the milk to return to sleep. I would suggest you...

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, This means that you have had a bleed around the time of gestation. This does not say why it happened. Try not to worry too much. You have had ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, You are right, baby`s own stores of iron begin to run low around six months and iron-deficiency is most common between 7 and 9 months. ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately firm is the one that is required otherwise she will know she can run all over you and get her way. You need to have a routine of...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Michelle, You wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through before 6 months and she is small so I would give her the benefit of the doubt for a...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, She has developed a pattern now and you need to change it quickly. You need to persist with waking her during the day. Try following our It`s ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are a good sign of a healthy pregnancy. If they do become painful it is advisable to have a check up. Where only a 60% chance of...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Lisa, There are stronger medications that can be used at night to assist you to get a better night’s sleep. Please visit your GP. Bes...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Whole grains and cereals generally are healthier options to be honest, so as long as the rice is well cooked and baby copes with the te...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Tracy, well that`s a good question. To be honest I would err on the side of caution. My top concern would be the green tea as it can strongl...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Jo, I wish you all the best with your attempt at weaning. I presume you have spoken with your doctor about your intentions, as it is important ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Its hard to say if your toddler has hit fussy eating or if he is just experiencing a temporary departure from his usual routine, as does...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Generally the ability to swallow lumps and move food about the mouth involves oral mechanics. It may be that baby is still developing t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It is always good to involve them as much as possible with the new baby. Two year olds are very self-centred but if you include him it is his ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Cassie, This is now Alyssa`s routine. For things to change you need to set new rules. Children thrive on having boundaries set and you need to...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Emily, Firstly try a sleeping bag they are great and you know baby is warm. You would still expect to be offering one overnight feed but for o...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, This is a very low risk and you have a very good chance of the amniocentesis results being normal. Try not to worry too much you are doing eve...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, This condition is from hormonal changes that occur after the birth. It does happen to everyone and it is often different with every birth. The...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Maree...
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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

Answered: 01 May 2009