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Hi Joyce, There are no real guidelines on things like ham, having said that generally most ham is high in sodium so 12 months onwards is likely to...

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Hi There, Some swear by changes in the maternal diet to help with digestive upsets for breastfed bubs, but the research tends not to favour it unl...

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Hi Brooke, Exactly what bubs should eat and how much to be honest is still a bit of a mystery, there isnt a great deal of science behind infant fe...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Lorraine, It can be stressful when you know you have to get back to work and need bub to take formula. You have done the right thing in tryi...

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Hi, It is really great that you are getting everything organised and planned. I really hope that everything goes well and you are able to have a v...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Your baby can turn up to about 34 – 36 weeks. There is also a technique called external cephalic version that is quite successful at tur...

Answered: 08 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: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Breastfeeding does use up lots of a mother’s energy. Your weight sounds fine but if you do feel as if you are still losing weight you ma...

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

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Hi, Many women do experience difficulties breast feeding and it does take lots of patience and persistence to make it work. Sometimes a decision i...

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Hi, You can start to prepare your breasts now for breast feeding. You can stimulate your nipples several times during the day and express a small ...

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Hi, Your uterus contracts when you are breast feeding so a gush at feeding is to be expected. If it continues to be very heavy most of the time th...

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Hi Deb, Well done to you both, sounds like solids has been a real hit! The current guidelines recommend whole egg from 12 months, there are som...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, In fact I think it preferable to be honest. It seems many ‘baby yoghurts’ have a long list of ingredients and sometimes ev...

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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

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Hi Linda, Yes definitely, if you can express some milk and have it handy for when you are not about (it stores for up to 3 months in the freezer)...

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Hi Sue, It can seem a little repetitive in those early months, but now your bub is 9 months there are soooo many more foods and meals that she ca...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Brekky is notoriously one of the harder meals to create variety in. You might find using his cereal with yoghurt and fruit helpful (th...

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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you ‘pulling your hair out’, especially if you have had a great eater first! I have a six year...

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Hi Deanna, Most major shifts in percentiles will occur in the first few months, and generally will subside by 2 years. Your little one may well ...

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Hi There, Well done to you for checking labels! There are a couple of things to look for though. Firstly check the ingredients list for added s...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Anita, Yes, likely to be fine. Babies can swing back and forth, seemingly for no reason, with their routine. Keep offering baby his usual fo...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Yes it can be a bit ouchy, most bubs quickly learn it’s not in their best interests to bite so it should resolve itself quickly. ...

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Hi Jodi, I am guessing baby is on formula and that’s how it is the reaction has been diagnosed without any testing. You don’t mentio...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Melanie, you are right solids before 16 months isn’t recommended. In fact there is substantial research to show that a baby’s loc...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Linda, I think you have posed a very good question; I am surprised I don’t get asked this more given the current line of advertising/mar...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, It is reasonably common that some bubs while being interested in what you put to your mouth (remembering that ‘the mouth’ t...

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Hi Deb, Well done to you both, sounds like solids has been a real hit! The current guidelines recommend whole egg from 12 months, there are som...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, In fact I think it preferable to be honest. It seems many ‘baby yoghurts’ have a long list of ingredients and sometimes ev...

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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009