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Hi Felicity, So from the list on Huggies what about things like freezing a smoothie and taking a snack, you could do the same with sago, rice, ta...

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Hi Rina, Yes, cows` milk is a tricky food for bubs, and current guidelines in Australia and NZ recommended cows` milk as a drink only from 12 mo...

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Hi There, It may be for what ever reason your bub needs a little more water per g of food for her kidneys and digestive system to cope. Keep off...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Thank you for your lovely feed back, it can seem a bit of a void that you type away into, so I absolutely love getting feedback, especi...

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Hi There, I do think we tend to be lead by science which will swing from one side to another but roughly within a narrow band instead of taking o...

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Hi There, At this age solids arent recommended. Babies at such a young age need more time for their body systems to develop for example immune a...

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Hi, Thanks for your question to Glenda. Reflux babies are all different and they progress at their own rate, but it may help for you to know that ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Thank-you for your question to Glenda. Reflux babies are all different and they progress at their own rate. Sounds like you are doing a great ...

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Hi Debbie, It sounds like your little guy is very uncomfortable still – and the choking episodes can be so scary!!! My little one also did t...

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Hi, You don’t mention how old your child is, or what medication he is on, but I hope your son’s reflux is now under control. It can s...

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Hi Lizzie, It sounds like you have been through a lot already, and particularly because at the age of 9 weeks you already have several diagnoses!!...

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Hi Vivien, Yeouch, twins with reflux- I found it difficult with just one baby, so my heart goes out to you on that. I would recommend you talk to...

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Hi, You don’t need to wait for a period in order to start the pill. Your period may not return for sometime, especially if you are breast fe...

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Hi, Everything that you have described sounds very normal and to be expected late in pregnancy. The baby’s head is engaged which is what the...

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Hi, You experience many changes in your breasts during pregnancy. The size of your breasts does not indicate if you will provide enough milk for t...

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

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Melissa, It might reassure you to know that the guidelines are likely to change regarding solids next year based on a new belief that withhold...

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Hi Carolyn, It is common that about this age bubs go through a bit of a growth spurt and can seem to feed far more often. However, I would reco...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Yes you may find that two of the top nutrients of concern would be iron and B12. Having said that though there are lots of healthy th...

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Hi Di, I am guessing that as baby hasn`t had a reaction to formula that things are going to be fine, early on some bubs will react to formula and...

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Hi Renae, It is very common that little ones go off their usual eating routine when they are unwell or recuperating, or teething can affect their...

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Hi There, It sounds like you are both going great. At the end of the day it is the total amount that your bub drinks that is important (of cours...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Sharna, I think you are on the ball to be honest. When you start solids you are doing so in order to head towards a full whole food diet by 1...

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Hi Rosie, It is reasonably common that some bubs while being interested in what you put to your mouth (remembering that "the mouth" to a baby is ...

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Hi There, It is very uncommon for fully breatfed bubs to be constipated. Keep in mind that constipation refers more to dry, hard stools than to ...

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Hi There, They are funny arent they, they can seem to pick up on new routines so quickly. I am wondering if he would take expressed BM in a bot...

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Hi Liz, I guess the thing to keep in mind is variety. Ideally over the day baby will (as solids increase) eat a variety of foods. This way you ...

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Hi Melissa, It is reasonably common that some bubs while being interested in what you put to your mouth (remembering that Œthe mouth` to a ...

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Hi Sarah, this is as one mum to another, I have a friend who use EBM via bottle for both her boys so she could work and they all went just dandy!...

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Hi, Thanks for your question about your baby son, it does sound like you’ve had a challenging time these past few months. Certainly you have...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009