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Hi Jenn, That is not necessarily an easy question to answer – how to tell when he is better, especially when his medication is keeping the r...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Around 8 months babies experience separation anxiety so this may be contributing to his change in routine also. It does sound like the dummy m...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if you are having a tough time. It is very uncomfortable coping with Whooping Cough and it can take a while to get over. Try ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, I am not really sure if there may be a problem. They may wish to organise the ultrasound as this is usually attended at 19 weeks. Try not to w...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Hayley, Yes this can be common but you do need to have a check up. Call your GP for a check up and you may need a scan. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Nina, This can be very uncomfortable and difficult to manage. Talk to your GP about what may be available for you. There are some stronger medi...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Bridget, The weight of the baby will be similar to your other babies. The ultrasound check shows average weight at 32weeks. Try not to worry to...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, Now is a great time to work out what sort of care you are expecting during the pregnancy and birth. There are birth centres, midwife led care ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, This discomfort sounds perfectly normal. As the baby gets heavier it will put pressure on some parts of your body. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Paul, Sounds like apart from a tummy upset at times all is going well, well done to you both. It tends to be more common that bubs get a litt...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Generally it is a matter of repetition and opportunity, in other words, offer baby a little formula before a feed, take it away if she r...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, I just need to make a clear a couple of assumptions, firstly that baby is about 9ish months and that when you say `I feed her` she is be...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you have both been going great! If you are looking to head towards weaning by 12 months you may like to choose a feed, perh...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Shan, I have to say that to me your intuition is on the right track. We can get so much advice that our own inner knowledge gets `over talked`...

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Hi There, It sounds like you got of to a good start and at the right point. It may be possible that you hit a food that didn`t agree with baby, s...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Well by all accounts it sounds like your son has progressed without any signs of intolerance or allergy. If he is free of allergy or fo...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Well it seems there are some sleepless mums and dads, this has been a common issue this week, so you aren`t alone during the middle of t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, From about 6 months on baby shuold be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. It sounds like baby may be waking out of habit for t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you do have irregular periods then it is advisable to have an early ultrasound as this will help sort out your dates. Later ultrasounds are...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is quite common to have a succenturiate lobe to the placenta. This is where one part of the placenta grows separate to the main placenta bu...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, Try not to worry too much; ultrasounds are not too accurate at predicting birth weight at this late stage. Your first labour and birth sounds ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Rebecca, A home pregnancy test is usually quite accurate. If you have regular periods you are fertile at around day 14 (14 days after your last...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, These dates are only a few days apart and your due date is only an estimated due date. The most accurate date is your period date. If you can&...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, This may be just that the scan was unable to see the pregnancy due to the position of the baby and it still may be growing. In the early weeks...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Generally, yes, you start to offer solids before `milk` feeds at about 9 months, but remember all babies beat to the tune of their own ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, There can be many reasons why a bub changes her feeding routine, sometimes teething can see them wanting to suck more as the pressure c...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are both going just great. Two to three milk feeds a day at 9 months is pretty much what you would expect. ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are all well on target for weaning over the next few weeks. Three meals and two to three snacks a day is wh...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, you would find most would suggest solids before formula from 9 months. I am keeping in mind your bub is slight, but as you have said ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Barbara, I think you sound like a great mum, checking in with the changes, of which there have been many even in my few short years as a mum i...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009