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Hi There, You are going just as you would expect, both of you. You are totally on the ball! Thickening baby`s formula is not ideal as it can ca...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There GM, Firstly, congratulations, its all very exciting and you are getting close now. Very good questions. To be honest, I rushed out an...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Carissa, Sounds like you are on the right track with reducing his bottles down and yes I would opt for the early morning if he is waking at th...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though your bub is likely to be going just fine. It is very common for babies when they really get going on solids to d...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, No I havent heard any new policy on infant feeding, the World Health Organisation is the site to check for these as most of the infant ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Lisa, Around about now milk or milk alternatives just become a part of their usual diet, they don`t generally require formula unless recommend...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, This is really common when babies start solids. Their kidneys need more water to process food they also need more water for other reas...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is lovely to hear that you are giving your friend so much support. I’m sure she really appreciates it, especially as this is somethin...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is most likely habit not hunger. He MUST go to sleep awake as he looks for this bottle when he wakes on his light sleep. Give the bott...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Sometimes we try so many things we only succeed in confusing both baby and ourselves. Make sure you offer the before bed bottle before tired s...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Bex, You would still expect to be offering Ezekeil at least one overnight feed until about 6 months. The trick is always settle baby (and todd...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 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: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Jodie, If you have had a labour before your next labour will be quicker and with fewer complications but if you are having your baby’s fa...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Liz, Many parents choose to co-sleep with their baby and that`s just fine if it works for you. What you need to keep in mind is that Rafael kno...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, With your first baby you tend to start to feel slight movements from around 20 weeks. These start as little flutters and then become more defi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, Many babies do not sleep properly through the night until around 2 years of age or later. At four months it is too early to worry if he sleeps...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Lisa, Bitter lemon contains a small amount of quinine. It is not advisable to consume quinine in large amounts during pregnancy. The amount in ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi CJ, Sorry but you need to be tough. Try replacing the bottle with a new soft toy that she picks and offer her milk in a cup only. If you are st...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a home pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant your periods will return again very soon. ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your question to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Generally you can wean your little one from formula from 12 months. This is more so if your little one is eating a full, healthy and v...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes that is very common, my son feed like a trooper until 9 months. Once their little tummy gets big enough to hold substantial food, ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes I would imagine as he is close to 12 months that there is less of a concern by your GP about his milk intake, especially if he is e...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, Deep down we`re all softies when it comes to hearing our baby cry, but at least if you can make an informed decision it`s easier. When a bab...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Kayla, All babies require different amounts of sleep, especially if you might have a prem baby they will sleep longer usually. Always go with...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, He really should be able to sleep through from 7pm to7am without an overnight feed from about 6 months. As long as you continue to offer the b...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, Your daughters changes came about around the time baby experience 8 month separation anxiety and unfortunately sometimes new and unwanted habi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre or GP. ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009