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Leann...
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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...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. If you are feeling fine and have been seen recently by your GP then you don’t really need any further chec...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. Third degree tears are very painful and can take a long time to heal. However, it does not mean that you will ex...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Petrea, Thank you for your enquiry. If the cramps are painful and regular (every 5-7 minutes) then you need to contact your carer or hospital ...

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...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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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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Sarah...
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Hi Melissa, Thank you for your enquiry. It is unfortunate that you have had such difficult experiences. More than likely next time it will be rec...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Renee, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have had a scan then you should be fairly sure of your dates. The sac if it was red would have been ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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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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Leann...
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Hi Katie, It sounds like your bub needs help with textured food. I would suggest talking with the gals at No Fuss Feeding (website of same name)...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Glend...
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Hi, Well done on following up on your instincts. That’s not always easy to do, especially if everyone else is saying things like “he&...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Glend...
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Hi Linda, Well done for continuing to look for answers, despite what everyone is telling you. You know your baby best, and you know that somethin...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Firstly, it is advisable to stop smoking as soon as possible as it has been proven that it does affect your bay, ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Any bleeding is regarded as abnormal in pregnancy. You need to visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You could try swimming as another form of exercising to reduce the pressure on your pelvis. You may also want to ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During the first few weeks of pregnancy it is advisable to have the routine pregnancy blood tests attended but ot...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are present from around 20 weeks and from what you are describing it sounds like Braxton Hicks. With love making you could try ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Leah, You stick with it girl, breastmilk is by far better for baby, think of all those fantastic immune substance that you can get from formul...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Sherly, Not a silly question in the slightest! I love having different questions to be honest. Tendon and cartilage has lots of protein, mi...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Try following our settling techniques instead of using the dummy to settle, they will teach him to sleep independently. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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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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Sally...
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, Congratulations on your pregnancy. You need to have your pregnancy bloods checked for signs of any antibodies that may be present in your sys...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Tanya, Thank you for your enquiry. It is quite common to feel cramping in early pregnancy. If there is no bleeding then there is no real cause...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi There, It is so common that when bubs get going on solids that they get constipated. I am assuming the constipation is new not something that...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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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 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, Thanks for writing in, and yeouch for the mastitis in both breasts- I can imagine how much THAT hurt!!! Yes, it is possible he is constipated...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, It is around this time that a baby usually goes to one nap but you really can`t force him too much and you really need to be guided by tired ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Firstly how do you get her to sleep intially at night, this is the most important thing when getting a baby or toddler to sleep well. She nee...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007