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Hi Emma, It would seem Noah is very reliant on the comfort of the breast feed. I know you don`t want to give up the feeding but after any feed he ...

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

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Michaella, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be due to the position of the baby at the moment and it may improve when the baby moves again. ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. All of the feelings that you have expressed are very normal and exactly what most first time mothers experience. I...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Some babies are just early risers and it`s really not worth the battle at that hour of the morning trying to resettle her. When daylight savi...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Venessa, He associates sleep with you and if you want to change that you might need to implement some settling techniques. He needs to fall asl...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, The twins are in control and to change the routine you need to take back control again and set the rules. Toddlers thrive on routine and at th...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi There, I am a firm believer of ‘if it isn’t broken don’t fix it’ and do what works best for you and your baby. Yes tru...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi There, Well done to you! The first 6 weeks of breastfeeding are the hardest, so you have pretty much made it over the hump. I would encourage...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Katherine, We absolutely, wholeheartedly completely agree with Mem Fox`s ways! Mem Fox advocates exposing a child to books - LOTS of books - f...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Carlyn, Thank you for your enquiry. This can happen at times with the baby as sometimes the cord is restricted due to the baby’s positio...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi Shelley, I have attached some information for you on this subject and I hope it is of help to you. I would perhaps seek some professional assi...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi There, To be honest, and this is just my personal belief, I think ‘if it isn’t broken, then don’t fix it’… So i...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi Glenda, The crying it out method will work but is harsher than the controlled comforting techniques we use which are all hands on at this age....

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi Janine, William will be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present and this won`t be helping. He will also be teething on and off unti...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Menopause can start in the early 40’s but you may also be experiencing cycle changes that can occur during y...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Julie, I am sorry to hear that things are still so difficult with your son, and I`m sure by now you must be exhausted! It`s hard as we struggle...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Libby, He really is just relying on you to fall asleep and if you want to cxhange this then you might want to consider persisiting with our set...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Bec, Thank you for your enquiry. They are checking for a condition called renal reflux. This is where some of the urine does not drain down to ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Endometriosis can affect a woman’s fertility and it is related to fibroids. The fibroids do not cause infert...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Nina, My 20 month old loves pistachios, and we often have ground nuts and seeds in our cereal and smoothies; however we are very luck to be all...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, It sounds to me that you have a sense of the answer already… yes probably time to wean off the bottles. Sipper cup is most ideal you m...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Kristen, Yes so you have a double whammy with milk and egg. Well done that you are breastfeeding, that is one of the best things for him. At...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, He simply does not know how to sleep with out you and if you want to change this then you will need to persevere with making some changes. It ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, A baby is never too young to start a good routine. You need to turn this pattern around just for the sake of survival. You will need to persis...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Karina, It is a bit early. It`s hard to say why a routine suddenly changes for no apparent reason and it sounds like he is getting plenty to ea...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, This is his sleep association and when he wakes and your hand is not there he doesn`t know how to resettle without you. Teaching him to sleep ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Tammy, I would wait until she is over her upcoming op to implement a new routine. Getting her into a bed will take effort on your part and yo...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You really need to be firm and settle your son in his cot late morning for a sleep. It will take a little while fo...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, I have to admit to being onboard with this line of thought; it is reasonably common that children (and adults for that matter) experience what...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008