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Hi Evelyn, I really sympathise with you, breastfeeding as you say is such a lovely connection and bond. Keep in mind that there can be many rea...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Karen, Yes the ideal amount of food at each meal is very vague, but deliberately so. The range of intake for a meal from one bub to another ...

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Hi Kylie, Just out of interest how did she go with lumpy food as an infant? If there was a problem there it could be central to getting her pas...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Amanda, Yes sounds like he is putting you to the test. On the issue of the constipation, you don’t mention water but you might like to...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi There, You know I think there would be few mums out there who could say they have no regrets as a parent, most of us have made choices that w...

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Hi There, It is reasonably common that by the end meal toddlers and young children are over food (although most will make room for supper if off...

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Hi Alysha, Yes I see your quandary, if he is teething you may well find that he gets more relief from breastfeeding than anything else, in which...

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Hi Sh`von, Sounds like your little one has completely changed her weight pattern. Bottle/formula-fed bubs do tend to be plumper than breastfed...

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Hi There, On the topic of fluid intake, it is really common for bubs to suddenly drop their milk feed quantities when they hit solids, just on t...

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Hi There, Sounds very typical, water has a sort of nothing taste and for some bubs it can take a while to get used to, my second was like that a...

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Hi Jenny, I think iron is one of the nutrients that children with limited intake can be low in and a deficiency in iron can in turn lead to fuss...

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Hi There, In cases where it is food texture that is the issue paediatric speech pathologist are excellent, you might want to start with the gals...

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Hi, Congratulations on the birth of your young daughter. I’m sorry that she is vomiting so much! There are a couple of questions I need to...

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Hi Hiria, Thanks for your email. Your daughter sounds like a high-spirited and determined young lady which is a terrific quality, but can be cha...

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Hi, Oh dear, that certainly does pose a challenge for you (although I would see that as a wonderful excuse never to do dishes!!!). Since your s...

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Hi Stacey, Thanks for raising this issue. Very young babies think that if they cannot see something, it no longer exists. As babies start getti...

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Hi, Babies and children have sensitive skin which is why we recommend doing a small patch test first. If the rash persists, talk to your family d...

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Hi Marilyn, UV damage to the eyes can start from an early age, and in the long term can cause serious eye problems, such as cataracts, pterygium ...

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Hi Jane, Thank you for your enquiry. It is a World Health Organisation recommendation to breast feed a child for at least the first year of life ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Sam, Thank you for your enquiry. A baby in the uterus does not breathe but it is fed by the umbilicus through the cord. Many babies are born w...

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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. You can get constipated during pregnancy and you can also get some ligament discomfort as the uterus is growing....

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, You are a great grandmother to be actively involved, well done. From what you have said it may be that your grand-daughter (GD) would...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, Well there are a few issues to consider (sorry not trying to make this too hard), for example: As bub will be about 5 1/2 months by no...

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Hi Sue, I am just wondering how your milk supply is now? Would it be possible to express a feed in between one of his feeds each day (freeze the...

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Hi Deanne, Its so upsetting when your bub is distressed, you can feel very vulnerable to life. As you are probably aware it is unusual for breas...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, Fussy eating can heighten around this age, but I am wondering if the formula and cows milk (which in particular is very energy dense an...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, No, grey coloured stools aren’t ideal, so you may like to change back to the original formula if there was no problem with that, ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, You are right to want to wait a bit longer, I have popped in some info on the introduction of cows milk which is under increasing quest...

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Hi There, It can very confusing with people saying different things, probably one of the best things to keep in mind is firstly that even governm...

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Hi There, As long as you are offering him breast first and then solid you can generally follow baby’s lead on this. Breastfeed bubs are ve...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007