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Hi There, When you start out on solids, it is generally good to begin water in a sipper cup at the same time. Babies need more water than we do ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Kym, Firstly, yes the three meals and 3-4 formula a day is just fine. At about 9 months you can swap to food before formula, so you may find ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Virginia, From 12 months onwards you can begin to make a full transition to food and water (and milk snacks) alone. In most cases as long as...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Olivia, I wonder if it might help to start with the bottles that use sipper cups as the teat? Like the Avent ones, where you can use the bott...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I do know of one gluten-free baby rusk, Baby Mum-Mum, website of the same name, though I haven`t seen them about for a while. The othe...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Ceon, It`s always difficult to change baby`s sleeping habits without upsetting them, this is the way they know how to sleep. You may want to ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicki, 3 hours is a long nap, what you need to keep in mind is that children thrive on routine and having boundaries set for them. A regular ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is his sleep association and to change this you would need to teach him to sleep independently. Our It`s Time To Sleep controlled comfort...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you are breast feeding you will need to use a mini pill as the combined pill is not compatible with breast feeding. You will need to visit ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you are breast feeding it is not recommended to introduce a dummy too early. However, if the baby is well established with feeding and doin...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not unusual to have no menstruation as yet. It does not indicate that you are not fertile. Your period will return over the next few mon...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you wan to increase the supply in one side you need to feed more often from that breast. You can offer that breast first when the baby is h...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It all looks great, its so nice when your bub tucks into a good meal. On the issue of sodium (salt), if you are offering baby a whole-fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Teagan, It sounds to me that your best advice would be to do what is best for you and your bub. A happy, rested mum, generally is a happy famil...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It can all get a bit confusing can`t it. Firstly, its important to keep in mind that it is the consistency of baby`s growth, so if he ha...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Lisa, 5 months is a good time to start! I love avo as a starter for bubs, it has a similar composition of fats to breastmilk and is a lovely fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Liz, I think in your question lay the issue; there are quite a few unanswered questions. Personally, I believe in cases where you aren`t sure o...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Another good question, I like these and I am sure the members like to read these also. To my way of thinking there are two types of tinn...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Katrina, You certainly don`t want to be trying to resettle a baby in pain. Try to get the wind problem under control, but also keep in mind tha...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It does sound like she may be experiencing night terrors I have attached some information for you on this subject. Cheers, Maree Night Terr...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is his sleep association and it takes considerable effort of a new sleep program to make a difference. I suggest you follow the It`s Time...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, To be honest she is not doing too bad, it would be great if we could all have a text book baby but it is unrealistic. What is realistic though...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Candan, It seems she is relying on your comfort to sleep initially at night and the comfort of the milk to return to sleep. I would suggest you...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not unusual to have a couple of due dates. Remember it is an EDC (estimated date of confinement) and babies are born at term from 38 wee...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, As long as you are not getting drunk now that you know that you are pregnant. Babies are very well protected in the early weeks so try not to ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, The minipill can sometimes cause problems with breakthrough bleeding. This may be what is happening. You may also have an infection that is ca...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may also want to look at some alternative positions or to walk more during the labour so that the pushing sensation is reduced. Warm baths...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Katrina, I can imagine you must feel like your feet have barely touched ground! I can tell you that babies kidney`s don`t reach full function...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Currently there is no upper limit for sodium as set by the National Health and Medical Research department, though the allowance for bub...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Kim, Yes very normal! Sounds like you are both going just as you would hope, well done! Self-feeding is more likely to occur around the 16-1...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009