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Hi There, If you are noticing a change in your preschooler it sounds like a good time to enlist the help of a health care professional. A deficie...

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Hi Ana, That is good background info, all of which could have affected his appetite for BM. I just wonder if it is an issue of location also? Po...

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Hi There, There are a couple of things to consider. Firstly, not all children drink cows` milk or can drink it and most do just fine. You might ...

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Hi There, Yes baby-led weaning is very natural and indeed a very gentle process (though it can leave some mums a bit bewildered). If your toddle...

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Hi Lisa, It can seem like all the little changes leave you feeling a bit overwhelmed at times, but it sounds to me that you are both going just gr...

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Hi Leigh, sounds like you have a toddler who is very much enjoying dinner times with you. Ideally this question would be best suited for an early...

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Hi Tammy, sounds like your little on has self-weaned, which is very normal. Doesn`t sound like you have a dairy-food-loving toddler, which again ...

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Hi There, it`s hard to say just what is going on, but I have listed a few things to consider below. If none of them work I would pop into see you...

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Hi Leonie, generally by the time you get to or past 12 months you can wean your bub from the bottle as you see fit. In most cases toddlers don`t ...

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Hi Viki, it is quite common now that little ones consume too much milk. Milk is very high in calories so it fills them up quickly and can easily ...

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Hi Racheal & Deedan, I’m also glad you found a support group – dealing with reflux can be really difficult, and it’s often made ...

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Hi Jacquelene, I’m glad that you have discussed your concerns with your doctor as that’s a very important first step, and I hope that ...

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Hi, Thanks for your question. I think that it is always best for parents to talk to the doctor whenever they have concerns and so I would recommen...

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Hi Antonette, Sounds like you are doing a great job with your little daughter Alana and sorry to hear that you have been going through a tough tim...

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Hi Vanessa, It would seem this has become her sleep routine and she knows you will give in so she is winning the battle. To change this you will n...

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Hi, Some babies are poor daytime sleepers and we often resort to something that seems to work but ends up creating a bad habit. Feed/play/sleep...

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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

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Hi, Crying it out is harsh but does often work. Depending how old he is and if he is still in a cot you could try our settling techniques for 6 to...

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Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

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Hi Anna, Babies can go through the stage initially where once they know one sign, they believe it symbolises the sign for everything. This is whe...

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Hi, Have you gone to see your local GP? My advice would be to see a health professional in your area to check for your own piece of mind. If the...

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Hi There Jakey`s Mum, I would correct him and continue to use the correct signs. Initially babies can go through a stage where once they know one...

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Hi, Fully breast fed babies do not get constipated. They can go many days and even over a week sometimes and this is fine. The motion will be very...

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Hi, It is normal for a newborn baby to get a pimply rash at around 3- 4 weeks. It will disappear without treatment – it doesn’t look t...

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Hi, Once you feel ready then it is fine. Don`t stress yourself and make sure that you feel up to traveling but the baby won’t mind at all an...

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Hi, You really need the results of the scan properly explained. I am unable to correctly explain what this may be as I need to see the full report...

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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, I did answer this query last week but I ma not responsible for posting on the site so I am not sure what happened. Antibodies develop in the m...

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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...

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