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Hi There, I understand your concern; obviously food provides a number of nutrients in greater amounts than breastmilk. Just wondering how her gr...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Congratulations on the birth of your son. It sounds like you are doing a really great job, but you are right to have concerns because of his ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Melissa, Congratulations on the birth of your daughter. It`s really good to hear that she is happy and thriving; and it sounds like you are do...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Renae, Oh my goodness, it sounds like things are really tough for you, and I`m sure you must be absolutely exhausted by now!! It sounds like t...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, As long as you continue to feed or cuddle back to sleep then baby will wake for this out of habit. I`m not sure how old baby is now but from ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Sani, There certainly are a lot of things to get done in a day and the children should be in bed at 7 pm ideally. You can only do what you can...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Are you breast feeding her to sleep? It`s ok to feed but not to sleep that will be your problem. Try feeding earlier so she has more time to ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, I think this may be more about 8 month separation anxiety, and if you can, avoid creating any unwanted habits in the meantime. This phase wil...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Controlled comforting is a hard program to follow and babies do protest, it`s not for everyone but has a great success rate. Crying won`t har...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Amanda, Once tired signs are displayed you could try using our settling techniques it offers a clear and repetitive message that it`s time to ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, It may just be a stage she is going through but as you say you don`t want to create any bad habits. She is no doubt testing you heading for t...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Nicole, This will be about 8 month separation anxiety. Try not to create any unwanted habits and try to insist on your usual routine and it wi...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Kali, The program may only take a week or so to work and he is already quite loud so it may be all good in a short time. If going down at 6.30...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Kirsty, Along with her recent illness she would have also been experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and it`s easy to create some unwanted h...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Babies routine can change suddenly without notice. It sounds like he is getting plenty to eat during the day and the night feed, may have bec...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 mnoths and with the weather so warm it is great you are trying to reomve the wrap. Changing a babies rout...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Rebecca, It seems you have tried many things and I get the impression you have put a lot of effort in with little result. I really would advis...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, It`s hard to say why habits suddenly change. How do you get him to sleep initially, if you want him to sleep through the night then he must f...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Anna, Anything under one hour is considered a catnap and you could try to resettle for about 15 mins and if no luck get him up and try again l...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, When a baby falls asleep in a certain way and wakes on their light sleep (as we all do) then they can`t return to sleep unless that same comf...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Anne, Understandably tyou would like to find a solution and resolve this. I can only give you the information I have at hand on this subject a...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Samantha, From about 6 months on you could expect baby to sleep through from 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. The most important thing wh...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi , He is so reliant on your comfort to sleep that he simply knows no other way. I would strongly recommend you ask your health nurse for a refe...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi Jasmine, Thank you for your enquiry. It is really up to you when you start Maternity leave and it does also depend on your health. Some women ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The SIDS and Kids website lists frequently asked questions about babies and safe sleeping. Here is the link and a...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Narie, Thank you for your enquiry. Congratulations on your pregnancy. With multiple pregnancies you sometimes experience more pronounced morni...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Kristy, Thank you for your enquiry. This sounds very normal and it is also summer so he will need extra fluid now. Breast milk is designed to ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing advice and hands- assistance. Does your d...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Usually once you start ovulating your period will return. So if you are getting periods you are fertile. Sometime...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi There, It is a common question about milk, I find it interesting many children refuse to drink cow’s milk and with increasing questions...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008