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Sally...
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Hi Hiria, Thanks for your email. Your daughter sounds like a high-spirited and determined young lady which is a terrific quality, but can be cha...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi, Oh dear, that certainly does pose a challenge for you (although I would see that as a wonderful excuse never to do dishes!!!). Since your s...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. It does sound as if you may have thrush. In Australia you can get an antifungal treatment at a pharmacy. You may...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Rena, Thank you for your enquiry. This bleed is in the sac that holds the baby. More than likely the placenta has bled a very small amount at ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. Sorry pimples can occur at any time during pregnancy and don’t really indicate that something may be happe...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby may have a condition called Intra Uterine Growth Retardation (IUGR) or it could be just small for date...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Renee, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have had a scan then you should be fairly sure of your dates. The sac if it was red would have been ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Deanne, Its so upsetting when your bub is distressed, you can feel very vulnerable to life. As you are probably aware it is unusual for breas...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Fussy eating can heighten around this age, but I am wondering if the formula and cows milk (which in particular is very energy dense an...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, No, grey coloured stools aren’t ideal, so you may like to change back to the original formula if there was no problem with that, ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, It can very confusing with people saying different things, probably one of the best things to keep in mind is firstly that even governm...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, As long as you are offering him breast first and then solid you can generally follow baby’s lead on this. Breastfeed bubs are ve...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Anne, It sounds like you are in a bit of a corner; I really do understand I used to breastfeed my boys to sleep. I have to confess to not bei...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, My second was a bit the same, it took him till 11-12 months before he really decided water was okay. Personally I believe it is a matt...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Katie, It sounds like your bub needs help with textured food. I would suggest talking with the gals at No Fuss Feeding (website of same name)...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes, interestingly enough I hear of enlarged tonsils reasonably regularly in relation to fussy eating, its amazing what influences chil...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Lucy, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. But give them the beefit of the doubt for an...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi, Thanks for contacting me. It sounds like you have had a difficult time over the past few years. It is difficult losing a child, and it is h...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Usually an early ultrasound is the more accurate at predicting dates than a later one. The femoral length and siz...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Firstly, it is advisable to stop smoking as soon as possible as it has been proven that it does affect your bay, ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sometimes this measurement can be inaccurate, especially if another person is doing the measurement. It can also ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sometimes you can look a bit bloated during early pregnancy. The ultrasound and your dates are the best things to...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are present from around 20 weeks and from what you are describing it sounds like Braxton Hicks. With love making you could try ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Sounds like you are a duly concerned aunty! So here goes, yes 16 weeks is very early for solids and in fact it is not recommended for ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Leah, You stick with it girl, breastmilk is by far better for baby, think of all those fantastic immune substance that you can get from formul...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Sherly, Not a silly question in the slightest! I love having different questions to be honest. Tendon and cartilage has lots of protein, mi...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Danielle, Firstly I think it is important to be sure you are dealing with eczema, it could at this time of year also be a heat rash and in som...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Susan, Well it sounds to me as though you are both going fine. Keep in mind that baby’s growth and development are one of your best ind...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes not gaining weight over a two week period isn’t ideal at all. I guess I am thinking that baby is heading toward solids soon,...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are doing a fantastic job at balancing everybody’s needs, well done! Yes 5-6 feeds is the guideline, ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007