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Hi Angela, Congratulations on your boys!! Double trouble with the reflux, I’m sure, yikes! It’s great they are doing so well and that...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Antonette, Sounds like you are doing a great job with your little daughter Alana and sorry to hear that you have been going through a tough tim...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Congratulations on baby George! I am just wondering when you say you give him a bottle and it has cows` milk, do you mean a formula bas...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It sounds like you have tried all the usual options and it may be worth chatting to someone about this. I have a fussy eater and it can...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Dannielle, It sounds like you are partly there and it may be just a matter of time. Persevere, perhaps leave a gap between bottle and breast ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jessica, Just on the easier of the topics, water, I would keep offering him water, as often as you can over the day. It took my son till 11 mo...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It is probably the formula, but this is not to say that it is a reaction to the lactose, given you are using a good formula and it is an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, I am glad that you have been able to get your son’s reflux/allergies diagnosed. When they don’t generally vomit, it can be diffic...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation. It certainly sounds as though your daughter is uncomfortable and I would recommend you talk to your do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Often it`s not about food but more about how we get baby to sleep. Baby needs to fall asleep independently by being put into her cot awake. I ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is essential that she fall asleep independently so when she wakes on her light sleep she looks around and is exactly as she went to sleep ,...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Michelle, Make sure she is settled awake into the cot and you may want to try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program to settle and for resettl...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Chantelle, It`s hard to say why the sudden change. Do be guided by tired signs and act on those for her day time nap at this age she would stil...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Tracey, You might still expect to be offering one or two overnight feeds at this age, give it another month and you could expect her to drop on...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not unusual to have periods of less movement at this gestation. Try lying down and having a cold drink to see if you can feel any flutte...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You are at an increased risk of some problems due to your age. You will be offered testing for the baby to check that everything is healthy an...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I love that, `licking the floor`, I caught my nephew licking a fence the other day. Generally, sterilising of equipment ceases around...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Caroline, Yes you can make things like custard and of course add a tiny bit of vanilla essence. You can make it as per a normal custard, thou...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Kym, Firstly, yes the three meals and 3-4 formula a day is just fine. At about 9 months you can swap to food before formula, so you may find ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Virginia, From 12 months onwards you can begin to make a full transition to food and water (and milk snacks) alone. In most cases as long as...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Olivia, I wonder if it might help to start with the bottles that use sipper cups as the teat? Like the Avent ones, where you can use the bott...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Belinda, You need to stop offering the bottle during the night as they are waking out of habit for it as a comfort thing to return to sleep. Yo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is always better to try for a vaginal birth as it has fewer complications for you and your baby. However, you need to contact the hospital ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It all looks great, its so nice when your bub tucks into a good meal. On the issue of sodium (salt), if you are offering baby a whole-fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Teagan, It sounds to me that your best advice would be to do what is best for you and your bub. A happy, rested mum, generally is a happy famil...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It can all get a bit confusing can`t it. Firstly, its important to keep in mind that it is the consistency of baby`s growth, so if he ha...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009