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Hi, You may be a little busy to notice the subtle movements just yet. See how you go over the next week or so and the movements should become more...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Alex ...
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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, You can start yoghurt from six months. Try to use one with no added sugar. 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...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi There, How much milk you offer tens to depend on what other dairy and calcium-rich foods your toddler is eating. If he or she is eating a good ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Angel, Yes this can occur in pregnancy due to the extra pressure on your blood vessels. They will fade after the pregnancy. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Stacey, It may be either the placenta pulsing or you may be aware of the baby’s heart beat. It is not anything to worry about. Some women...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Some women cannot feel movements as much as others. Sometimes this is due to the placenta being at the front of the uterus. Try not to worry t...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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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)...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Ang, Having an anterior placenta does not carry any extra risks. Most women having their first babies start to feel movements at around 20 week...

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 There, Yes most bubs are fine on yoghurt from 6-7 months. The usual yoghurts I think are the best, as you say they don`t have added sugar, sw...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Deneise, Well you might have me there, Jalna is I think one of the creamiest yoghurts, you can even get a lovely peach one that has no added s...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Carissa, Sounds like you are on the right track with reducing his bottles down and yes I would opt for the early morning if he is waking at th...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Lea, Depending on things like allergies and preferences here are a few ideas. I would also recommend the Huggies Recipe Book, its great for t...

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 bottl...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It seems he has developed some sleep associations now and he is perhaps having trouble sleeping without you. I would recommend you try follow...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may still expect to be feeding 4 hourly but soon you would hope he dropped either a 10pm or 2am feed and be sleeping a longer overnight st...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Krishna and Hohepa, Your son simply doesn`t know how to sleep without you, he has been relying on your comfort to sleep all along and doesn`t w...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Nicola, It seems he is relying on your presence to resettle. Firstly he must go the bed initially at night awake so he is sleeping independent...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, She needs to settle awake initally and not with a feed and definitely stop the night comfort feeding if you want her to sleep thriough she is ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You would hope for 2 naps one mid morning and one mid afternoon of about 1 to 1 1/2 hours and at night 7pm to 7am. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, SIDS do say that the risks are greatly reduced from about 5 to 6 months. You can`t stop natural progress and always make sure you have the cot...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Alex ...
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Hi, If this is not your first baby(s) then it is fine for the baby’s head not to be engaged. The baby’s head does need to be down and ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Carole, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Sleep is important in pregnancy and it will not harm the baby if you sleep more on one s...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Alicia, If there is a risk that your baby may have congenital problems then you need to decide if you are going to have further tests to confir...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, The clip is usually removed by a midwife before you are discharged from hospital. If you are on early discharge the midwife will look at it wh...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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