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Hi Kylie, The problem is you are patting her off to sleep and she wakes looking for your comfort. The idea of the program is teaching baby to sle...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep through the night 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. But she may genuinely be hungry...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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All babies need diffeent amounts of sleep, I think you are very lucky and probably the envy of most of your friends. Enjoy! Maree

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Some babies are just bad day sleepers. Don`t make a battle out of it and be guided by tired signs. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Two is a difficult age and if you have a good routine of dinner, bath, quiet play and bed things should work them self out eventually. It see...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Danaee, There is a simple reason perhaps not a simple solution but a solution there is. When you fall asleep in one place and get transfered...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, You should always feed,play then sleep so baby falls asleep independently and not feeding. If you don`t think he is hungry then try using ou...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Tanya, You need to be tough if you really want to change this as it is a habit now and will not change unless you make the changes. You need t...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, You need to implement a feed/play/sleep routine which means feed when baby wakes (if due) 2,6,10,2,6,10 is a good feeding pattern. Then you p...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Sharon, Yes he would be way overtired and I suggest you follow our settling program and you really need to implement the feed/play/sleep routi...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thanks for contacting me. You mentioned that your daughter has been dry at school for a few days – was she previously toilet trained? ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, It is wonderful that your child loves you so much and feels safe with you, but it sounds like you feel it is a bit excessive at the moment. ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, One of the difficult things for a young child to do is to express how they feel. He may not have the language to say how angry or frustrated...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Mel, Thanks for contacting me. It must be a difficult time for all of you. Since there does not appear to be any physical reason for the cry...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Rebecca, I know just how you feel! One of my babies used to bite me and she would even smile while doing it! The first thing I recommend is ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, As parents we are constantly worrying about our child not getting enough to eat. I remember force-feeding my first child because she hardly ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Dear Tanina, I am really sorry about the very recent loss of your father. This is a deeply traumatic time for your whole family. You are right to...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The caesarean scar should have not affect on you feeling the baby move. Don’t worry too much, sometimes bab...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Morena, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you are being closely observed for any signs of complications during your pregnancy. First...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You obviously make big babies but it does appear that you have no trouble giving birth so more than likely a natu...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Yes common for bubs to self-wean, although in this case he is too young not to be on milk feeds as you have said. Keep offering him 3 milk f...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, I really do understand I had one like that myself (he is now 5). Personally looking back I wish I had gone to my child health nurse and aske...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Caz, Even we as health professionals have our own personal slant on things I must confess. I think that you are on the right track in look to...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Yes it becomes harder to breastfeed when you supplement, it is a catch 22 really, the best way to get your milk supply up is to feed more (ev...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Marie, Iron-deficiency is indeed most common in bubs 7-12 months, around six months most babies stores of iron in their bodies are running low...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Tina, On the issue of teething, yes it could be but the ear pulling could be a little suspicious, enough so to pop into see your GP so he or s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Brigitte, I would really recommend you call the great gals at No Fuss Feeding (they are in Victoria so I am not sure where you are and how thi...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Sounds like you are at the point of having your little one on a full diet now, without milk feeds. You can wean him from milk feeds at any t...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Tara, Congratulations on your pregnancy and well done to you for what seems to be a well organized and healthy diet. It is common for women ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007