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Leann...
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Hi Amanda, Generally a bub between the ages of 6-12 months would have 90-100mls per body weight (this is just a rough guide). Ideally though y...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kylie, That`s most likely where the problem is, you sit with her and when she wakes you are not there and she looks for your comfort/presence t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Evelyn, It`s easy to create unwanted new habits when baby is unwell we naturally do anything to comfort baby and it only takes 3 days to create...

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Hi, Unfortunately Sophia only knows how to sleep with your presence. She also seems to have the upper hand and unless you are willing to take bac...

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Hi, You are at an increase chance of having another tear but you may not. You need to try to assist the birth by controlling the birth of your bab...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Karen, We all need to comfort our little ones when they are not well and I would say do what ever it takes to keep him comforted and you can al...

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Hi, You might expect to still be offering one overnight feed up until about 6 months but waking for a feed every 3 hours sounds like she may be re...

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Hi, Unfortunately he has now come to rely on your comfort to sleep. These techniques are extremely hard to do and it takes a lot of persistence(u...

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Hi, She is waking out of habit and looks for this comfort feed during the night. It certainly would be of benefit if she wasn`t in the same room a...

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Hi, Three hours is a long nap and as he is growing he will have more wake time this is to be expected. Two hours is an ample nap time actually any...

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Hi, Yes this can be normal for you. Some women start to leak colostrum from around 20 weeks. It is good to express a small amount of the colostrum...

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Hi There, By 9 months you can now swap to food before milk and most bubs are on 3 meals and two snacks. The actual amount will vary widely, som...

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Hi Tricia, If you follow the f/p/s routine then you are catching her tired signs but she is catnapping and you perhaps could be trying to resettle...

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Hi, Yes it would be a good time to put him in his own bed, say good night and leave the door open, only close it if there has been several attempt...

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Hi Nina, This can be very uncomfortable and difficult to manage. Talk to your GP about what may be available for you. There are some stronger medi...

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Hi Leonie, Usually around 7ish months you can start to offer fish, it is a little easier to digest and has the added advantages of those lovely fi...

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Hi Michelle, Yes that last night time breastfeed is often the hardest one to drop. You may well find a slightly amended bed-time routine is the w...

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Hi, This is his sleep assosiation and he is certainly not keen to change it. When a baby falls asleep in one place (the breast in your case) and t...

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Hi Donna, Unfortunately she`s winning the battle the vomiting is a power play to get your attention and it works. Ideally she should be in bed by ...

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Hi, All pregnancies are at risk of miscarrying in the first 12 weeks. Then the risks are less after this. About 1 in 4 pregnancies miscarry. IF yo...

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Hi There, Spinach and leeks have quite high oxalic acid levels, in some infants this poses a problem for their little kidneys. Often you can int...

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Hi Jasmin, Most bubs start water at the same time as solids. Babies` kidneys need more water to process food so once you start solids water is u...

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Hi Sam, Currently guidelines recommend whole cows` milk from 12 months, there are some groups who recommend it later to be honest, but that is an...

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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are all well on target for weaning over the next few weeks. Three meals and two to three snacks a day is wh...

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Hi Sherri, Terrible twos X 2 !! I feel for you. Toddlers thrive on routine and the more things you try the worse it becomes. My suggestion is yo...

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Hi, Here is a link to safe eating during pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life-events-and-food/pregnancy/ Best wishes,...

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Hi, A routine ultrasound tends to be attended at around 19 – 20 weeks. This is a good time to check the baby as it is a good size and the sc...

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Hi There, I would recommend popping into your GP, extended diarrhoea for fast growing children isnt ideal, she may have some parasite or other tha...

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Hi Jenni, I don`t think there`s anything to worry about at this stage. It sounds like you`re actively encouraging a love of reading and she`s taki...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, The thing is if you continue to give in she will know she has won and things won`t change. Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling progr...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009