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Hi There, You are right, baby`s own stores of iron begin to run low around six months and iron-deficiency is most common between 7 and 9 months. ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Generally you would make the switch pretty much as baby hits six months. The changes tend to coincide with when baby`s stores of iron an...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It can take a while for bubs to adjust to changes, often it is a matter of practice, opportunity and repetition. It can take weeks to g...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, The first time around it can seem like a minefield of questions, but it all gets easier and easier, month by month. So, regarding soli...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Wendy, Glad you have posted your question to both experts! Firstly, on the issue of constipation, you are very likely on the right track with ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, I’m sorry that things are so tough for you and your little boy. I’m sorry too that your doctor doesn’t seem to understand or...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Wendy, I’m happy to give my thoughts on this, but I would really recommend you talk to your doctor about your concerns. I’m sure t...

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Hi Natalie, Sometimes we try so many things that we end up confusing both baby and ourselves. Beacause of these inconsistencies in the settling ba...

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Hi, There seems to have been lots of changes going on, new brother, new bed, new house, and,because you`ve allowed him to come into your bed for c...

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Hi Jaime, It is hard to say why babies great routine suddenly goes pear shaped sometimes, but the best thing you can do is act on tired signs and ...

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Hi, See your Early Childhood Health Centre for advice on this. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, You may be fertile and when your baby starts solids in the next few months, your periods will return and you have a greater chance of falling ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Just on the point about intestinal bacteria and c-sections. It is my understanding that babies guts are sterile upon birth (irrelevant...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, If Caitlin is on 3 bottles of milk a day it is possible that this is interfering with a range of things. I would recommend seeing a f...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Leonie, Sounds like you are both going great. It does get hard keeping the variety going. Generally from 9 months onwards you can offer bubs...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Rebecca, Yes fussy eating can be hard enough in the toddler years, let alone in bubs. Generally it doesn`t hit till about 14 months, so it is...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, No you aren`t loosing your mind, if you are not getting much sleep you will feel like it, but I can vouch for this being a very common ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Anita, Yes it is true, generally fussy eating passes, though what few tell you is that it`s not until the latter years of primary school. Mos...

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Hi Briony, Breastmilk is reasonably stable, it will fluctuating in relation to your dietary fat intake and some nutrients such as vitamin C. One...

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Hi Melissa, Just on kiwifruit first, reactions can occur to almost anything, and research now suggests leaving things too late may just an issue ...

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Hi Tracy, well that`s a good question. To be honest I would err on the side of caution. My top concern would be the green tea as it can strongl...

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Hi Vicki, I would make that switch sometime from her 1st birthday onwards. You do have to be careful with milk as it can fill them up and displa...

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Hi There, One of the issues with commercial foods is that they do tend to be softer in texture (for safety reasons often) and many varieties use ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, if your bub experiences a worsening of symptoms such as eczema from cheese it may be an intolerance or an allergy. It could be helpful...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, its quite common for bubs to go off all or part of their usual routine. There can be lots of reasons from teething to `fussy times`. ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Maggie, Vaccination is such a huge area, there is so much fear and guilt built into the discussion. I have to agree I am on side of allowing ...

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Hi There, you don`t mention how much formula or milk your toddler may be on and if this has affected her growth at all. This can sometimes be a ...

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Hi There, there really aren`t any specific food group requirements at this age, to be honest much of what you are doing is offer taste and textur...

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Hi Rachel, most often constipation will coincide with either a swap to formula or to a new formula, or the commencement of solids. If any of the...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I really do understand I have a fussy foodie who is six, but I have to say the battles have dropped off, thank goodness. One option wo...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009