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Maree...
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Hi, Please write back and tell me exactly how you get her to sleep initially and how you go about resettling her when she wakes. Plunkett should ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Rachel, Thanks for contacting me. It sounds like you have two wonderful and energetic children! It is heartening to hear that others find th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Christine & Joseph, It is difficult in families to cope if we are not getting enough sleep, but it sounds like your older daughter is often ab...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Betty...
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Hi, Congratulations on your pregnancy and on it being planned - all great signs despite what you have been through. I would like to know more ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Betty...
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Hi, I am not a teeth expert especially as my own children get their teeth very late so I cant even compare your experience with mine. Regardless...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Kisha, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have irregular periods it does make it difficult to predict an accurate EDD. If your periods were lo...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A urine test is normally very accurate. I would suggest that you retest yourself in one week. If you are still fe...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is very normal with subsequent children. Try having a warm bath when this happens and also try to correct th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is very normal in early pregnancy. It will decrease in the second trimester. If you do experience any bleeding this is not normal and yo...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is very common in early pregnancy. If you do start to bleed then you need to see your doctor for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This pain could be due to the position of the baby at the moment. Try not to worry too much and get some regular ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Sarah, Thank you for your enquiry. Turning the baby usually is when the baby is breech and it can be turned to head down by a doctor. The post...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your labour may be a bit faster than the first but you will know when the contractions get more painful and are v...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Kelli, You may have a slight infection if there is an offensive odour and some cramping. It may be worth visiting your GP for a check up. Be...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi, Generally low lactose formulas are used for babies with ongoing constipation and whey dominant formulas for younger babies as it is easier t...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Michelle (I am guessing Michelle from Wallan…), That’s so great to hear that the book is helpful, thank you! Don’t you h...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Glend...
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Hi, It sounds like things are really quite difficult still, despite the fact that he has started medication. Feeding difficulties like you are de...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Glend...
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Hi, That is actually a tough question- reflux can be really difficult to diagnose, and there is such a large range of ways it presents, which of ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Marianne, Before becoming a psychologist and mother of 4, I was a classroom teacher. For a child of his age I would highly recommend sticker...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sally...
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Hi Vicky, This is such a frequent problem for parents. Using their bowels in the toilet often takes children a lot longer to master than urinat...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be carpal tunnel syndrome that is caused by the extra fluid in your body after giving birth and also whe...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to try to get someone who is able to help you at short notice - what about a school friend of you...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not unusual to have some longer term problems with your perineum after giving birth and they do tend to set...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You may have some nerve compression due to the position of the baby at the moment. You could try seeing a physiot...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is safe to have dental work done during pregnancy and it is best to sort out any problems with your teeth. X-r...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Susie, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very common to have sore tender breasts in early pregnancy and they can grow in size too. This growth...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Any bleeding in pregnancy is considered to be abnormal. If you think that the bleeding is from your vagina and no...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, This feeling that you are experiencing may be due to the position of the baby at the moment. The discharge does sound like the normal dischar...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are usually some great pregnancy classes that discuss all of this and more that are done through your local...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Tere, Yes I would revisit the juice for now, it isn’t ideal in infancy for many reasons. Ideally I would say remove the juice entir...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007