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Hi There, Yes indeed there are a number of mechanical issues that can affect a little ones ability to chew and swallow food. To this end there ar...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, It is common about this age that babies go through a growth spurt and temporarily increase their demand, so it can mean feeding is more ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes indeed flaxseed is great. Ideally look at both whole and ground as they do different things. The whole seeds act as a demulcent (l...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Adalene, While Cheerios are one of the few children`s cereals that are reasonable, they still have a few bits added that aren`t ideal for bubs....

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Sorry to hear things are upset again. Sounds like you have tried really hard to enlist good help but sadly this hasn`t worked well for ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are both going well. I am going to work on baby being 9 months because, potentially, by the time you get this she will ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Rebecca, As one mum to another I can totally recommend the Weleda Change Cream, I used it every change and it worked FANTASTIC!!! It`s all pur...

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Hi Nadine, Thanks for your question about your current situation; you certainly are not alone as a new mother trying to manage sleep, quiet times,...

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Hi Belinda, You need to discuss your options with your medical health professionals. They may be able to offer some other forms of pain relief, su...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Kim, Yes routines can be hard with infants as they are always changing, just as you get used to one routine another one creeps in. Most bubs ...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Antoinette, Sounds like you are going great with Adam. It is likely that you have two options. Firstly, you can persevere with offering formu...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you have a little girl who knows just what she likes! Generally, it comes down to repetition and opportunity. I would rec...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Brianna, I must admit I think the Plunket Nurse has given you not only good advice but almost the only advice. It really is a case of opportun...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Catherine, I think you have bought up an interesting point, its one that I often talk about with friends, that there is so much conflicting adv...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing it tough with your little one but you are doing a fantastic job; keep it up it does get better. Reflux babies a...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, I’m sorry that things are so tough for you and your little girl. I’m sorry too that your doctor doesn’t seem to understand w...

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Hi Kylie, It sounds like your little boy is very uncomfortable, though despite that, it sounds like you are doing a great job. Well done for conti...

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Hi, Has your son been diagnosed with reflux? If not I’d recommend that you speak to your doctor about the possibility of reflux (and keep pe...

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Hi Bell, If you can try to separated them for a couple of weeks while you get a new routine happening for baby. Try our It`s Time To Sleep techniq...

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Hi, I think you are doing the right thing and it seems to be working for you. Just be sure you resettle her awake into the cot and this way she wi...

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Hi Jessica, I recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always resettle baby awake into the cot after a night feed. You would expect to f...

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Hi, It is difficult when your partner does not agree with a change of routine and when you don`t want to disturb other siblings. Perhaps you shou...

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Hi, Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling program it will teach baby to sleep independently. Try to incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine ...

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Hi There, One allergy can be hard, let alone mltiple, but at least you have the culprits determined. Generally egg yolk iswell tolerated, but tri...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Danielle, I totally hear you, one of the common quotes I use is `a happy mum is a happy bub/child`. It is of the utmost importance to look aft...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, By supplement I am guessing you mean formula. Yes you can use it for baby`s foods, though small amounts of milk and milk-alternatives a...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Kath, Just on the question of baby yoghurts, just between you and me (tee hee) I defer to the label, if you read the label and it has a long li...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, You have done the right thing working milk down and likely t was in fact part of the cycle, but it is also possible that your todler nee...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Much of what we eat can be driven by personality as you have found You can do all the right stuff butstill end up with a fussy foodie, ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, I am guessing that as your toddler can tolerate small amounts of dairy that he has a lactose intolerance, which iseasier than a cows` mi...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009