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Leann...
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Hi Jess, It does sound like he may be reacting to something in the formula, it could be anything, but lactose is a possible contender. They do m...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Tanya, Sounds like you are doing a great job, not easy at the best of times, so well done! Honey, cow’s milk as a drink, spinach and e...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Nicki, Yes the additives would have been the main offenders, are there any additives at all, even natural ones? What about sugar and salt? S...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi There, I understand your concern; obviously food provides a number of nutrients in greater amounts than breastmilk. Just wondering how her gr...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Congratulations on the birth of your son. It sounds like you are doing a really great job, but you are right to have concerns because of his ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Melissa, Congratulations on the birth of your daughter. It`s really good to hear that she is happy and thriving; and it sounds like you are do...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Renae, Oh my goodness, it sounds like things are really tough for you, and I`m sure you must be absolutely exhausted by now!! It sounds like t...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Babies routine can change suddenly without notice. It sounds like he is getting plenty to eat during the day and the night feed, may have bec...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, It does sound like it has become a habit and before it gets too far down the track you would be better to nip it in the bud. Do make sure she...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Yes you are right it sounds like it is habit not hunger. At present he is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety so not a good time...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Routines often change without notice and she sounds very normal and getting a perect amount of sleep - enjoy! Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi , He is so reliant on your comfort to sleep that he simply knows no other way. I would strongly recommend you ask your health nurse for a refe...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Jasmine, Thank you for your enquiry. It is really up to you when you start Maternity leave and it does also depend on your health. Some women ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your enquiry. An anterior placenta is fine and should cause no complications to the pregnancy or birth. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Simon, Thank you for your enquiry. The most accurate sign for the expected date of birth is a reliable date of the last menstrual period. A pr...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Janelle, Thank you for your enquiry. Try not to be too concerned as yet. You may be a little out with your dates or you may be less sick this ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Kristy, Thank you for your enquiry. This sounds very normal and it is also summer so he will need extra fluid now. Breast milk is designed to ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your sleeping position sounds fine. If it is comfortable for you then there is no problem with the baby. Best w...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing advice and hands- assistance. Does your d...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Evelyn, I really sympathise with you, breastfeeding as you say is such a lovely connection and bond. Keep in mind that there can be many rea...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Kathy, It sounds like you are both going fine! If you bub drinks what he is offered then that is what he is likely to need, they are very go...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Karen, Yes the ideal amount of food at each meal is very vague, but deliberately so. The range of intake for a meal from one bub to another ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Amanda, Yes sounds like he is putting you to the test. On the issue of the constipation, you don’t mention water but you might like to...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi There, You know I think there would be few mums out there who could say they have no regrets as a parent, most of us have made choices that w...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi There, It is reasonably common that by the end meal toddlers and young children are over food (although most will make room for supper if off...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Alysha, Yes I see your quandary, if he is teething you may well find that he gets more relief from breastfeeding than anything else, in which...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Sh`von, Sounds like your little one has completely changed her weight pattern. Bottle/formula-fed bubs do tend to be plumper than breastfed...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi There, On the topic of fluid intake, it is really common for bubs to suddenly drop their milk feed quantities when they hit solids, just on t...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi There, Sounds very typical, water has a sort of nothing taste and for some bubs it can take a while to get used to, my second was like that a...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Peta, Just wondering if anything in particular has changed? It all sounds very good, is that she is full or is it a food preference issue? ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008