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Hi Bec, Sounds like you have a little girl who is enjoying her `food` either way, so that`sa good sign. Yes you are right breast milk is still h...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Until your bub is 12 months plus it is not recommended to offer him any other milk except breast or formula. None of the other milks or...

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Hi Michelle, Snacking is an important part of nutrition for all of us, and more so for children who can only store about 3 hours worth of energy i...

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Hi Navreet, I am guessing it is fussy eating that you are describing? Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Debbie, This is an area I have been asked a lot about and have put together a fact sheet on it, which is now on my web site (www.sneakys.com.au...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Angie, Milk we are finding more often interferes with appetite. It is not at all the fault of parents though because the messages about 600mls...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It is very common that bubs go off their feeds or seem unsatisfied when they are unwell or recuperating, or teething can affect their de...

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Hi Lauren, It sounds like you are having a really tough time; poor little man sounds like he is very uncomfortable still. You don’t mention ...

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Hi Bec, Does your soon seem to be tolerating the soy formula? From what I have seen and read, approximately half the number of babies/children who...

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Hi, It sounds to me like your doctor did at least consider reflux as an option, considering he prescribed a reflux medication (acid suppressant). ...

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Hi Tonya, You say controlled comforting is not working but neither is what you are battling 2 hours with either. CC can take up to 3 weeks and is ...

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Hi, Continue you to work with your GP to fix any issues you are personally having, you need to be well to cope with all the day to day stresses of...

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Hi Peta, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep through without an overnight feed but he may be hungry. Give him the benefit of the...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing everything right but I am wondering how you eventually do get him to sleep as he may be fighting everything until...

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Hi Mamta, When she falls asleep knowing you are there and she wakes on her light sleep (as we all do) and you are not there and she can`t resettle...

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Hi Hayley, Around 8 months babies experience 8 month separation anxiety and this may be the cause. I would be inclined to leave her to resettle he...

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Hi, I guess it really depends on how you are feeling too but babies thrive on routine. If you are happy to let him coo and then start the day at 6...

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Hi Julie, It can be a comfort for little ones, to drink from a bottle which doesn`t make it easy to make that transition. As long as your toddl...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Danelle, Cows` milk isn`t suitable for babies as a drink for a number of reasons, such as: In some infants it can cause slight intestinal ble...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you have done a great job with breastfeeding, well done! I am assuming he has water during the day so is getting his fluid...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Yes I have to say you have a pretty normal fussy eater and I would imagine there will be lots of other parents reading your question an...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi, It sounds like feeds are very difficult and frustrating for you and I wonder if you have spoken with your child health nurse or doctor about y...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi, Women with small breasts can still feed very well. Try to express a small amount of colostrums in the coming weeks. Rub this onto your nipples...

Answered: 15 Apr 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...

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Hi, Many medications are not recommended during pregnancy and breast feeding so it can be difficult to find anything that can treat your problem t...

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Hi, Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 16 weeks. It can be more noticeable in some women than others. If you are leaking you may nee...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Bec, As you say there could be many possibilities, a single one or even combinations. If it has been a one off then possible that what ever t...

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Hi Renee, When you start off you are working up to 2-3 meals and 3-5 BF`s/formula feeds by 7 months. Also at 7 months you are working up to more...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me that you are blessed with a great little eater. So baby is about the 85th percentile which is respectable and even more s...

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Hi There, That`s good that you don`t add any nasties to baby`s foods, yes sodium is hard work on little kidney`s that are still developing. High...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009