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Hi Bonnie, This really isn`t my area of expertise. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centr...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, You need to visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing advice. There may be a problem with the baby’s attachment or your supp...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Tanya, If they are rubber then they should be replaced. Some packaging does have a use by date on it. If the older bottles if they were used fo...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Melissa, thanks for your question to Glenda about your baby girl, it sounds like you have been following all the advice available to you, and s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Megan, Most sleep issues are not about food but about how you settle baby. If you are feeding Jackson off to sleep then he will wake and look f...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, To change this you will need to stop offering the bottle when she wakes. Try following our It`s time To Sleep settling techniques, she needs t...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Jill, Thank you for your email. When providing your son with a bottle, sign the word bottle and say the word and then give him the bottle. Yo...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Evelin, The baby is not overweight. If she is 7kg at 4 months this is fine. She may look chubby but this weight is inside the recommended weigh...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, If a product is on the Australian market it has been checked for safety and proper usage. A steam sterilizer should be fine. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Evelin, No you are in the right spot, no problem at all!!! Well if I am not wrong, an almost five month old baby (girl) at 7kg is right on th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, I guess there are two things to look at, probably the easiest is the milk. It isn`t all that uncommon that toddlers simply refuse to dri...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Weight in babies is always a sticky issue to be honest. I guess there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, if you or your partne...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Kelly, I can understand why you feel confused; reflux is a difficult condition to understand and it can present in lots of different ways. It s...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, Reflux is common in babies, but even more so in premature babies and it sounds as though you have had a difficult time of it. It is good to he...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Kate, At present it seems you are trying lots and lots of different things in the hope that something will work but this often ends up confusin...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, Constantly feeding through the night means he will take less during the day and it becomes a real cycle. I am thinking that you would probably...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, It would seem he is waking out of habit for this bottle and for things to change the bottle needs to go. Constantly feeding through the night ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct this question to your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi There, It sounds like you have a little man who has a strong will. Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a five year...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Vee, Sounds like you and your bub are off to a great start. Routine wise it all looks good, baby is still have 4-5 milk feeds a day and they a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi There, Well done on the great job with breastfeeding! Yes you will need to look into a good formula, its not recommended to wean onto cows mil...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Liesl, I would try using a sleeping bag for her and also ensure she goes down to sleep in her cot and not on a bed this is very unsafe. At this...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Bianca, I know how you feel I was up 6 times a night with my 12 month old when I started this journey 8 years ago. You would need to break to n...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Chelsea, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Rachel, You can do a home pregnancy test if you think that you may be pregnant. If you are on the combined pill and have missed only one pill a...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Katie, You arent alone and there are few parents out there who can say they never put a foot wrong with such things. Just like you would with...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Sue, It can be hard to assess with expressing how much your baby will drink, I would recommend you try expressing off a whole feed, so express ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Amanda, That`s great that bub is taking to water so well, good job!!! I can`t recall how old baby is but usually you will find that feeds beg...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi There, As I read your post two things came to mind. Firstly, that it might be really helpful if you friend popped into see an early childhood ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Erin, It isnt so common for a bub on formula to feed so often, generally as formula is more dense than breastmilk bubs can go for longer betwee...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008