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Glend...
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Hi, It sounds like things are really quite difficult still, despite the fact that he has started medication. Feeding difficulties like you are de...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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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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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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Hi, Having a dummy or blanket provides some children with a sense of comfort and security. It is important to understand why you are making this de...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Katherine, Yes it can be hard to get children to keep their hats on but there are a couple of things you could try. You could try playing a g...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, The Cancer Council recommends that you talk to your doctor first about using sunscreen on babies less than 6 months old. Babies and children...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Babies and children have sensitive skin so sun protection is really important. Infants under six months of age should be kept out of the sun ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Just before I forget to mention it, you may need to look at the juice issue if it is exceeding 150mls a day. Two reasons firstly it...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Yes pretty much all foods are fine for him, just the odd exceptions such as raw fish, but much of this depends on culture rather than anyt...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, It is really normal that they refuse foods that once caused them a bit of discomfort, probably the lumpy/coarser foods. You could wait a ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Well the recommendations do opt for cups for milk, largely because the milk sugars come in contact with their teeth more in bottle f...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, It does make it trickier with the refusal of cheese and yoghurt. I am guessing you have tried other calcium-enriched drinks like ri...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Marianne, I really do understand why it is confusing, there are so many mixed messages about what you should wean to and why. In fact you...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Yes so common that they self-wean. Trust him and go with it, I am guessing he is a good eater and is probably getting lots of variety ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, This is my personal slant on it, avoid the battles… don’t worry about the solids just yet, you still have time to allow bu...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Yes you are ‘right on the money’, milk has a lot of calories and can fill up little tummies and displace meals as you are f...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Glend...
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Hi, That`s not necessarily an easy question to answer (esp as I`ve no idea how old he is). My first thought is that it would be important to talk...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Kirsty, He`s not a good eater during the day because he is full up from the overnight feeding so you need to turn this around by stopping the ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Sally, Unfortunately at around this time (10-12 wks) is a really difficult time for babies as they really love whatever they have been used to a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Dear Katrina, You must be getting very excited now with your date due so close! Infants under six months of age should be kept out of the su...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Vegetable juice is fine to drink but limit it to one or two glasses per week. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Karen, So I am gathering here that she is refusing formula rather than a bottle given she will drink expressed milk from a bottle? As you ca...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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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
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Hi There, That’s interesting, both cheese (cheddar) and yoghurt (natural ones) are low in lactose. Has the eczema improved? Have a look ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Christine, At present she is probably going through 8 month separation anxiety which won`t be helping but I am wondering how long this has...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Ashleigh, Sometimes we try so many tricks and ideas that we only succeed in confusing baby and ourselves about how and when baby falls asl...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, I think that`s a mothers lot in life to feel guilty - why I`m not sure! If you really want to make the change then you need to move her to...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi there, UV damage to the eyes can start from an early age, and in the long term can cause serious eye problems, such as cataracts, pterygium (a...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During pregnancy your kidneys may not filter as effectively as they can normally and this can lead to you showin...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You will need to wean her slowly if you want to stop feeding altogether otherwise your breasts will become sore....

Answered: 15 Nov 2007