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Maree...
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Hi, He is waking out of habit for the bottle now and can`t return to sleep without it. If you want to change that you will need to stop offering t...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Kerenza, A baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed from about 6 months on. It sounds like she has created a habit of ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, This tends to be a genetic problem and there isn’t anything that you can do to avoid them besides trying to get some regular exercise an...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, A routine ultrasound tends to be attended at around 19 – 20 weeks. This is a good time to check the baby as it is a good size and the sc...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, If there is no other solution for you to stop smoking then this is better than to keep smoking. The nicotine will still go through to the baby...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Aleshia, It is common for bubs after gastro to take quite some weeks for their intestinal workings to settle, some babies can even experience a...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Thanks to your question to Glenda about your baby and your concerns about his screaming. Certainly you have taken the right step by asking mor...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Krystal, It sounds like you are on the right track, and it is good that the medication seems to be helping so much. There could be a few differ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Krishna, Firstly make sure he goes to sleep in his bed on his own initially, then you need to stop offering the bottle if he wakes. Keep puttin...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Kirra, It becomes a cycle because she would eat more during the day if she wasn`t filling up overnight and the nappies are always wet because s...

Answered: 15 Jan 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: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Yes you are right it is in most cases ideal to allow babies to self-regulate, it is important for them to have these internal cues and t...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Yes many recommendations when it comes to feeding babies can seem quite vague. Generally this is to allow the for the tremendous variat...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi There, You may find baby is going through a bit of a growth spurt about now and if so that he will resettle into his usual routine shortly. I...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi There, I wonder if it is a matter of removing the option of a bottle of if there is something worth looking into given you have said that your ...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Tammy, Ultimately baby is your best guide, it all can seem a bit hard in the first few months with solids and the number of each feeds, but it ...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Kelly, All babies require different amounts of sleep and so long as she is healthy happy and gaining weight then I would not worry at all. Enj...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, I would highly recommend that you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and then use our settling techniques to settle him awake into his cot this...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Megan, You are likely to find that most health professionals that you ask about this will recommend your bub stays with formula (unless you ar...

Answered: 01 Jan 2009
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Hi, I`m sorry that things are so difficult for you all and your baby is so uncomfortable. I`m sorry too that you had so much trouble getting your...

Answered: 01 Jan 2009
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Hi, You need to check this with the hospital. Usually formula is supplied at the hospital for your stay but sometimes you do need to supply it. ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Kallie, It is fine to offer cooled boiled water but she may not like it. Breast fed babies tend to demand an extra breast feed when it is hot....

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, You have a number of possible options, firslty you can simply offer your toddler formula in a cup. Bottles tend to wash their teeth wi...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, I think the Osso Bucco is an excellent idea. Even though many bubs don`t have teeth they are generally still pretty good at chewing an...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Just one thing that I noted was that a little bit of protein-containing food in his brekky/s may help. Protein is the nutrient that te...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Christine, Once you get to 12 months and if all is well and your toddler is eating a full, healthy and varied diet you don`t really need bottl...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, You are not alone, this is one of the areas I am most asked about. Generally if you son is eating a full, healthy and varied diet with ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Carol, It sounds like it would be a good idea to pop into see your GP and ask for a referral to a paediatrician to be honest. Just so you can...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Yes you are right, breastmilk tends to drop off over the day towards the evening, except in some cultures (but that is another story). ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you have already got the answer in mind. Ideally by about 10 months your bub could be down to 2-3 bottles a day...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008