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Hi There, It`s good to keep in mind that even children on the lower ends of the charts are just as likely to be healthy, often if one or both pare...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I have a 6-year-old who is a little the same, fantastic eater right up to toddlerhood but now he smells his food and gives it a little t...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Parker, good work, you sound like you have done really well! Really, you can take any recipe and alter it to suit your needs, instead of sugar...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, that can be so distressing. There are few things to consider, for example: Check that the Weet-Bix is thoroughly immersed in fluid, if...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Caroline, That is a difficult question. It’s interesting that you noticed a change when you started taking antibiotics, so that would see...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Paula, The constant vomiting can be very difficult to deal with, although not a lot of people appreciate just how hard it can be. It can also b...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Susan, That is a difficult question. While it is good that she is putting on weight, and is mostly happy, I am really happy to hear that you h...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are doing all the right things, and it’s great to hear too, that you have been able to get your son diagnosed with re...

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Hi Debbie, That’s an interesting question, and in turn, you may be interested to know that one of the signs of reflux is sticking fingers/fi...

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Hi, This is fine. You can start to have a small amount of colostrum present from only a few months of pregnancy. You can use this to gently rub in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Your baby may be born at an above average weight (average being 3.5kg). This is not unusual and nothing to worry about. Babies grow very quick...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, These days Vitamin K tends to be almost routine. There are no real side effects to the drug and it does prevent a serious problem (bleeding in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Yes you do need to talk to someone as soon as possible about how you are feeling. Start with your GP who should be able to refer you to an app...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes that`s very normal, tummy upsets can not only take a few weeks to get over, but also set up some negative associations with food. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, In fact most animal breastmilk has similar levels of lactose, so goats milk will still be reasonably high in lactose. As your little o...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, It sounds to me as though you are blessed with a great little eater. If you bub is happily eating his solids and they aren`t interferin...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I am guessing your son will be at least 14 months given the fussy eating stage that he may have hit. Fussy eating happens commonly from...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Kirsty, It sounds like you have really worked hard to find a solution, so well done to you. Keep on with what you are doing, each of those id...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Bek, You don`t mention the age of baby? So just keep in mind I am writing this without a very important piece of info. Oh, sorry I take that ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Its hard to say if your toddler has hit fussy eating or if he is just experiencing a temporary departure from his usual routine, as does...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Pamela, It sounds to me that you and Matthew are going great! Around 8 months most bubs will be on 2-4 solid meals a day, which are offered be...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Anita, Just to reassure you, the current findings in regards to solids is now suggesting that the rise in allergies in developed countries may ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Well done to you for keeping a watchful eye over what your little one eats. You haven`t mentioned the age of your daughter so I am going...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Megyn, there are a few things I would look at, firstly, see if you have a little man who just simply wants to leap to finger foods. Offer him ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Liat, Its all very normal, some bubs take to solids like they have been waiting for it for weeks, others find the whole thing a bit dreary at f...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Generally the ability to swallow lumps and move food about the mouth involves oral mechanics. It may be that baby is still developing t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tania, It can be frustrating and stressful when to you things just aren`t right and yet you are being told there is nothing that can be done. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Shae, You could make the move from bottles to cups from now onwards. Generally sipper cups are preferred for tots as they are better for their...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Bronwyn, I have included notes from the lovely gals at Huggies regarding the nappies... "We are really sorry to hear you have had a problem w...

Answered: 22 May 2009