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Hi Sal, Thanks for contacting our organisation. It sounds like you are doing a really great job, and the doctors are very supportive too. Well don...

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Hi, He snacks because you allow him to and this has become his routine. His tummy is full every 3 hours and you would expect a newborn to feed 4 h...

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Hi Teressa, I would recommend you stick with looking for a medical solution with your doctor (even a new one if you`re not happy with the answers ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, If you continue to settle him on the breast he will pick this up as a new routine and wake on his light sleep looking for this same comfort. T...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, You would expect to be offering one overnight feed until 6 months. The most important thing is that you teach baby to sleep independently so w...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby hould be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. Try our settling progam it may be more about how sh...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, Controlled comforting is a hard thing to do and not for everyone. The main issue to deal with will be getting her to fall asleep on her own an...

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Hi Marianda, The Cancer Council recommends that you talk to your doctor first about using sunscreen on babies less than 6 months old. Babies and...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does not indicate that the baby will be born early. The baby may even come out of the pelvis as it still has th...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Small for dates babies can occur sometimes without any reason. Your doctor will check the size of the baby regular...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your periods should return very soon, especially as you are weaning. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Vanessa, Thank you for your enquiry. All I can suggest is that your breasts will only produce what is demanded. So you could try putting her to...

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Hi Grace, Thank you for your enquiry. This newborn rash that you have described happens to all babies. It occurs around 3 – 5 weeks of age a...

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Hi There, It is reasonably common that some bubs take a little longer to take to solids, which is just fine; it is a bit of a case of ‘le...

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Hi Michelle, Thanks for the great feedback about the book and my hat off to you on the fantastic job you have obviously done! So, on the ques...

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Hi, Well done, you have done a great job in feeding for so long, but I soooo understand you wanting your body back. I have included a couple o...

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Hi, It`s not easy when they refuse an entire food group, I really do understand. The upside of the situation is the it is easier to get 2 serv...

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Hi There, Boy sometimes it can be so frustrating when people don`t understand your concerns, and like you say, you aren`t concerned about his weig...

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Hi There, What an extremely special friend you must be to take the time to sort for help for your friend. I commend you on asking. I can give you ...

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Hi, Changing habits can take persistence tears and sometimes weeks of repetition. If I had an esaier way I would share it with you all. Cheers, M...

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Hi, It is never too early to establish a good routine. Our Controlled Comforting techniques for newborn to 6 months are all hands on and no leavin...

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Hi Sarah-Jane, You do sound really confused and I think you need to start over and back to basics. I would even recommend a baby sleep centre, ask...

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Hi, You need to be consistent with all sleeps for the program to work and follow the techniques carefully. She is having broken nights sleep so sh...

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Hi, Most people would believe that I am totally against co -sleeping with baby but I say you do what`s right for you. However when it comes to a p...

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Hi, It`s a bit of a catch 22 because you are feediing through the night she won`t eat as much through the day. From about 6 months a baby should b...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your breast milk is supplied on demand. So if your son is not feeding on the breast to demand more milk to be prod...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Tanya, Thank you for your enquiry. It is a World Health Organisation recommendation to breast feed all children until the age of two or later. ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi There, It sounds like a heat rash especially if the rash is on the contact side or a reaction to something on your body, over a food reaction. ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Transitioning from milk feeds is one of the questions I get asked about a lot. Ideally you would wean your toddler off formula entirely and th...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Sodium in excess is dealt with by the kidneys, your kidneys are the organs that keep the fluid parts of our body in balance (pressure wise) an...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008