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Glend...
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Hi Jen, It’s great that you have seen such a great improvement already, even though all the feeds aren’t easy. I have never used Neoc...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Marie...
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Hi There, Congratulation on your new son, I glad the health nurse has realized that there is a problem and is giving you some good advice to star...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi , This is a common behaviour for babies. Your son has learned this new action which is fun to do and he is testing it out or gets comfort fr...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Marianne, Before becoming a psychologist and mother of 4, I was a classroom teacher. For a child of his age I would highly recommend sticker...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Belinda, As you mentioned, sibling rivalry is extremely common (in fact it is an important time for children to learn how to socialise with o...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sally...
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Hi , It is great that you have her mother “on board” with your concerns. Time out is usually a successful strategy, but perhaps tak...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Vicky, This is such a frequent problem for parents. Using their bowels in the toilet often takes children a lot longer to master than urinat...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have smoked and drank during pregnancy then your baby is at risk of having complications associated with t...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The PAP smear is not as accurate when you are pregnant so it is best to wait. Don`t worry it is very quick and ea...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not unusual to have some longer term problems with your perineum after giving birth and they do tend to set...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. How big was your first baby? This will give an indication of this baby. If your first one was large then you have...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Any bleeding in pregnancy is considered to be abnormal. If you think that the bleeding is from your vagina and no...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you did have a traumatic time with your first pregnancy and birth but all pregnancies are differe...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, This feeling that you are experiencing may be due to the position of the baby at the moment. The discharge does sound like the normal dischar...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are several causes for an excess of fluid and one of them is an unknown cause. Your friend will be closely ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is more reliable when you have waited until you have missed a period. Ideally around 3 days after a missed period will show up a positive ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is a lot of evidence around today that suggests that urine testing in pregnancy does not provide any proof ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, In fact you are doing everything right. You don’t need to have her drinking cow’s milk or goat’s if she is eating...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Sounds like you are onto it already with what you are doing and seeing a naturopath. Yes it is time and keep in mind that what you ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi, You are right to feel a bit uncomfortable with the Milo, not just the sugar but additives and the caffeine aren’t ideal at his age. ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Peta, Oh it is such a relief when you finally get them on track! Well done to you and thank you for the follow-up, I so love to hear how t...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes sounds like is just her thing she likes. Just a couple of thoughts, is she tired at her evening meal? If so maybe bring the meal ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Yvette, He is associating sleep with your comfort and from about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am with out an overnight f...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Betty...
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Hi, you are both really caring parents and this makes it truly difficult as you are trying to be firm in an area that also makes you feel uncomfort...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing problems with your pregnancy. Bleeding in early pregnancy can lead t...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A baby`s birth weight and head circumference tend to be inherited from the family so you may have had a large hea...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The first test is quite inaccurate and can pick up women who do not actually have a problem. The second test is m...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are attending a public hospital for your pregnancy care and the ultrasound is for medical reasons it shoul...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, An expected date of birth is determined on an accurate last menstrual period date and ultrasounds to back this up. If you had regular periods...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, It sounds like he is onto your plan and getting all the b’feeds he can. I personally would pop into see your child health nurse ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007