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Hi Kyra, I have copied in some info on storing breastmilk below for you. Re the warmth, yes the underside of your wrist is the best tester and ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately it is common to notice periods like you have described. There can be many reasons for this – it may be that she needs her ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, The controlled comforting techniques are extremely difficult to do because baby`s protests are hard to hear and protest he will because he doe...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, I bet you`re tired! Firstly you would not expect a baby to sleep right through the night until about 6 months so up till now this is quite nor...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, From about 6 months a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without and overnight feed so she is waking out of habit for the bottle now. If ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Hayley, Yes this can be common but you do need to have a check up. Call your GP for a check up and you may need a scan. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, Women having their first baby start feeling kicks/movements at around 20 weeks. Women who have had a baby before feel movements from around 16...

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Hi Mel, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Chi...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant it is advisable to do a pregnancy test. If you have miscarried recently your period may take a little wh...

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Hi, Please visit your GP for a check up. The baby will move at least 10 times per day. Discuss your concerns with them and they may be able to off...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Generally it is a matter of repetition and opportunity, in other words, offer baby a little formula before a feed, take it away if she r...

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Hi Kosoula, Yes my second was the same, took him until about 11 months to really get into water. It really is perseverance to be honest, find som...

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Hi There, I just need to make a clear a couple of assumptions, firstly that baby is about 9ish months and that when you say `I feed her` she is be...

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Hi There, Sounds like you have both been going great! If you are looking to head towards weaning by 12 months you may like to choose a feed, perh...

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Hi Michelle, Yes that last night time breastfeed is often the hardest one to drop. You may well find a slightly amended bed-time routine is the w...

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Hi, Thanks for your interesting question. It is common for reflux symptoms to change as babies/children get older so it is possible that this is...

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Hi Karls, I wouldn`t encourage that 6pm nap instead I would be making his final feed around 6.30pm have a bit of a play and then down for the nigh...

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Hi, Generally from about 6 months on baby should be able to sleep from 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed He may be waking out of habit for this...

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Hi Megan, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Ea...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Kara, Generally it is a matter of repetition and opportunity, in other words, offer baby a little formula before a feed, take it away if he re...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Generally, yes, you start to offer solids before `milk` feeds at about 9 months, but remember all babies beat to the tune of their own ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Yes that is just right, formula before solids at least until 9 months. Breastmilk for example as about 54% fat, formula of course is ba...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, It isn`t all that uncommon that toddlers simply refuse to drink milk,it has a quite different taste, smell and texture. There are thou...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are both going just great. Two to three milk feeds a day at 9 months is pretty much what you would expect. ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Well I think your English is just fine, I totally understood your question. I have a friend who gave both her boys breastmilk in a bo...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Julie, That`s always worth checking, the milk intake that is. Generally by 12 or so months you can wean most toddlers from formula (sorry not...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Sam, It is very common that bubs go off their food when they are unwell or recuperating, and on top of that teething too can affect their desi...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Kimberley, I can totally recommend a feeding mesh, they are such a great idea, you can pop pretty much anything (age appropriate) in them and ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Em, You have asked that million dollar question – it is so hard trying to work out what on earth is going on with our little ones, and wh...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Kelly, Thanks for your question about your little 4 month old, I`m sure with all of these changes going on, it`s hard to see what is working an...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009