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Leann...
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Hi There, All babies are so different and they are by far our best guide, sounds to me as if you are both going great, if you have a good eater ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Corrinna, I can recommend the Weleda nursing tea, it worked a treat for me and of course ensure you are looking after yourself with lots of f...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Yes it can get a little repetitive I must admit. You are almost at that magic 9 month point where finger foods take off, that makes l...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Well done to you, and you must be a great cook! Variety is an excellent goal, it really can make creating a healthy diet easy. I mu...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are both going great! By 9 months you can offer solids before formula and you are likely to notice a drop ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Nic, There is no reason why you can`t move baby onto a sipper cup for his lunch-time feed now. Take it slowly making sure he is still gainin...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Karen, Sounds like the quantity is the issue. Stay with full fat milk until she is over two, altered milk simply doesn’t have enough e...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, If you have been recommended to use formula keep trying. Remember though it is a change for baby, as will the different teats and for...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, It sounds like its time to pop into see your GP or CHN, if bub isnt gaining weight at her normal rate and you are worried you will bot...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Good on you for perservering with it, its so much easier said than done these things, I do understand. Below are some tips from Janet...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is important that you know what you are dealing with before trying different strategies to control the vomiting, so my advice would be to t...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, Well done on getting your baby diagnosed, as that is an important first step in treating reflux. I do understand your reluctance to use Zant...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, It`s hard when we try everything we can think of and yet nothing seems to work. I guess what you really need to understand is that when you f...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Rachel, The bottle through the night has now become her sleep association and you would need to stop offering it if you want things to change.Y...

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Hi, It sounds like you may benefit from doing some regular pelvic floor exercises to try to improve the strength of the muscles in the area. This s...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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That’s a tough one. There could be many reasons for her recent vomiting, and I think it is better to talk to your doctor about your concerns....

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Karen, It`s hard to get a good routine working when she has been sick alot. Just try to have a regular routine of dinner, bath, quiet play,bottl...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Jen, He really is getting quite enough sleep and it`s about this time that they drop to one good daytime nap. It really is best to be guided by ...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Deb, You might expect her to be sleeping through by now and the best thing you can do is after this feed settle her awake into her cot and defin...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, It sounds like he is waking out of habit for the comfort of the bottle to return to sleep. It is important that you don`t let him fall asleep w...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Tracey, As long as you continue to give him the bottle he will continue to wake for it, it has become his sleep association and he doesn`t know ...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Carrie, For a while it can seem that you are running blind with breastfeeding, but ultimately your baby’s growth and development are exce...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Karen, My son was 12 months and had never slept through the night and I was sleeping with him on the sofa bed as my husband was sick of me gett...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Lauren, You must stop the bottles if you want to make the change. Try using our settling techniques to resettle her when she wakes they offer a...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, This can be very frustrating to deal with. There are a range of alternatives: acupuncture, therapeutic massage, hypnotherapy, reflexology, yog...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi Kath, It is always advisable to try for a natural birth. You and the baby are at risk of fewer complications this way. Women with high blood pr...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi There, It can take bubs a while to adjust to a change; I wonder if babies have an inbuilt suspicion metre at times. It really is more a questi...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi There, You are on the ball; you can start to wean from 12 months onward. With some yoghurt and cheese, you can opt for a cup of cows’ or...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi Maria, Just to start with I would suggest that you check on baby’s growth and development, you may be surprised to find that she is still...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi Katy, There are really only very general guidelines for the amount of formula, all babies are different and at the end of the day your baby is ...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008