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Hi Jenn, That is not necessarily an easy question to answer – how to tell when he is better, especially when his medication is keeping the r...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Sanjay, Nice to hear from a dad. Demand feeding can become very draining and often it results in comfort feeding because mum can`t tell if bab...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Amanda, Work with your GP to get the Reflux and colic under control but also be aware that you are not creating unwanted habits by all this roc...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Trudy, I`m sorry to hear you`re having a tricky time. I`m afraid my expertise in baby sign language won`t really be of help to working out why ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, It may be too early to tell what is happening. If you are not bleeding heavily, you are more than likely still pregnant. See how you go over t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if you are having a tough time. It is very uncomfortable coping with Whooping Cough and it can take a while to get over. Try ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Helen, IF the cervix does thin this is really only a sign of labour but it is not definite. Your doctor is being precautions and trying to give...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, These are all fine. Please read the labels on the products that you are using to check the safeness. Also it is advisable to use the paint and...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Sheri, This is really bad luck. Please visit your GP to organise some more effective pain relief as you will need it in the short term. They sh...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, There is a 3 year direct entry Bachelor of Midwifery Course at UTS, Broadway. Please see our website: http://www.nswmidwives.com.au/education/...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, This is just the baby moving around the uterus and sometimes being in an uncomfortable position. It may be touching your cervix which can caus...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Michele, This feeling is quite common but you need to try to do lots of pelvic floor exercises to help improve the muscle tone to your perineum...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, This discomfort sounds perfectly normal. As the baby gets heavier it will put pressure on some parts of your body. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Paul, Sounds like apart from a tummy upset at times all is going well, well done to you both. It tends to be more common that bubs get a litt...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Kosoula, Yes my second was the same, took him until about 11 months to really get into water. It really is perseverance to be honest, find som...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you have both been going great! If you are looking to head towards weaning by 12 months you may like to choose a feed, perh...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Amanda, One of the most common issues around constipation in children is fluid. Constipation is dry hard stools that are difficult to pass. Th...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Leg cramps are common in magnesium deficient people. You might like to pop down to your local health food shop and ask them about a chi...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Paul, Thanks for your question... trying to figure out a baby and their wind can be a curious pastime! You`ll find that there could be a myriad...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Karls, It can be hard to know when to expect any improvement from medication, although having said that, it is often around a couple of weeks. ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, Thanks for your interesting question. It is common for reflux symptoms to change as babies/children get older so it is possible that this is...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Paul, Have a talk to your health nurse or GP on their recommendation for reducing the wind or treatment for colic. It is easy to create unwante...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, This is his sleep assosiation and he is certainly not keen to change it. When a baby falls asleep in one place (the breast in your case) and t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Dee, She may be hungry at 3am as she is growing. You may still have to offer an overnight feed until about 6 months. Talk to your health nurse ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Sarah, Co sleeping is fine for many parents and I say if it works for you then go right ahead but there usually comes a time when it is not so ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Jo, It is always preferable to go into labour naturally. If there are medical concerns for the mother or baby for the pregnancy to continue the...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, This may be just that the scan was unable to see the pregnancy due to the position of the baby and it still may be growing. In the early weeks...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Shanti (what a beautiful name), Thank you for contacting our organisation. I wouldn’t think that 60ml was enough for your baby, especiall...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, That is a difficult question. It can be really tough to know whether it is the reflux that is causing problems or whether it is behavioural &n...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Em, You have asked that million dollar question – it is so hard trying to work out what on earth is going on with our little ones, and wh...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009