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Sally...
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Hi, Thanks for contacting me. You mentioned that your daughter has been dry at school for a few days – was she previously toilet trained? ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi, It is wonderful that your child loves you so much and feels safe with you, but it sounds like you feel it is a bit excessive at the moment. ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Victoria, It sounds like your son has had a bit of a fright with all the noise and excitement at the train station. As parents, none of us ar...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi, Thanks for sending this email. Raising a child is an incredibly challenging but rewarding thing to do. It is made even harder when we have ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi, It doesn’t sound like a problem, as long as he is not hurting himself or likely to break anything. He may be bored, he may like the so...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Hazel, You need to go back and recheck your dates. If you had irregular periods before you were pregnant this can affect your due date, as can...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Morena, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you are being closely observed for any signs of complications during your pregnancy. First...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Jana, Thank you for your enquiry. It does sound as if everything has settled down but it is advisable to still take it easy for a few weeks ju...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Caz, Even we as health professionals have our own personal slant on things I must confess. I think that you are on the right track in look to...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Marie, Iron-deficiency is indeed most common in bubs 7-12 months, around six months most babies stores of iron in their bodies are running low...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi, Oh yes, it is soooo handy if you can offer expressed milk by the bottle! Mind you, you have only 6-8 weeks until bub is on solids and you ha...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi, Sounds like you are at the point of having your little one on a full diet now, without milk feeds. You can wean him from milk feeds at any t...

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Leann...
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Hi, It is hard to say if he is eating too much, most toddlers (I know he isn’t quite a toddler yet), will eat about two whole pieces of an ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Jenny, You need to be consistent with your techniques and do what ever you were doing whilst away. She has proven she can sleep and only time ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Rachel, Thanks for contacting me. It sounds like you have two wonderful and energetic children! It is heartening to hear that others find th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Christine & Joseph, It is difficult in families to cope if we are not getting enough sleep, but it sounds like your older daughter is often ab...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Klare, It can be frustrating as a parent to hear our beloved children constantly whining and crying. She sounds like a sensitive and caring ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi You will probably hear conflicting advice over this issue. If the dummy has only recently been taken away, you may consider giving it back. ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Betty...
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Hi, it is so hard when your child is doing something different to what you think other kids are doing. Firstly refrain from comparing as it dist...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Sharon, Thank you for your enquiry. After about 36 – 37 weeks your carers will start to be concerned if your baby is still breech. They ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is recommended by the World Health Organisation to breast feed if possible as it is best for mother and baby. ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Kisha, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have irregular periods it does make it difficult to predict an accurate EDD. If your periods were lo...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A urine test is normally very accurate. I would suggest that you retest yourself in one week. If you are still fe...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Setty, Thank you for your enquiry. If you want an independent midwife this is not covered by medicare so you need to pay for this. You can hav...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The normal fluid levels vary between 500 ml and 1500 ml so there is a bit of difference. If your levels are below...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You probably will be able to determine the sex but it would not be 100% accurate at this early stage. Everything ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes I think you have bought up a really good point, not one that I have been asked about today, so well done. Most likely it is the ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Glend...
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Hi I found it really hard to cope when people would tell me that things would be better by a particular age, only to find out there was no change...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Glend...
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Hi, It sounds like things are really quite difficult still, despite the fact that he has started medication. Feeding difficulties like you are de...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Glend...
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Hi, That is actually a tough question- reflux can be really difficult to diagnose, and there is such a large range of ways it presents, which of ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007