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Hi K, Thanks for your question. Generally when your baby first begins to sign, they do start using that one sign for everything. A similar thi...

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Hi Angie, More than likely your baby has descended a bit further into your pelvis in readiness for labour and birth. Hopefully you will go into la...

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Hi, Tender nipples are very common in early pregnancy and nothing to be concerned about; unfortunately it is another thing to endure. However, if ...

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Hi, You should really have a check up with your GP or midwife. You may have a blocked duct in your breast. If it becomes infected you will need an...

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Hi Michelle, Ideally your best guide is your baby. Most breastfeed bubs consume about 800mls over 24 hours, formula feed bubs differ greatly from...

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Hi There, Some swear by changes in the maternal diet to help with digestive upsets for breastfed bubs, but the research tends not to favour it unl...

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Hi Brooke, Exactly what bubs should eat and how much to be honest is still a bit of a mystery, there isnt a great deal of science behind infant fe...

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Hi Lorraine, It can be stressful when you know you have to get back to work and need bub to take formula. You have done the right thing in tryi...

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Hi Amanda, It sounds like you are doing a great job – you have obviously tried a lot of different things already, in the quest to find some ...

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Hi, Thanks for your question. Reflux can affect children in lots of different ways, and it is possible that she is refluxing so much even talking/...

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Hi Christine, In relation to baby sign language delaying speech, this is not the case. Research has highlighted that baby sign language actually a...

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Hi, Your baby can turn up to about 34 – 36 weeks. There is also a technique called external cephalic version that is quite successful at tur...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

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Hi, It may be worthwhile visiting your GP for a second opinion as they may have knowledge of your previous illness. It may not be pregnancy relate...

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Hi, This is a very common cause of bleeding in early pregnancy. There is no placenta until the baby is 12 weeks. If the clot is unchanged then thi...

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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in the early weeks. The uterus is growing and stretching. If there are no signs of bleeding then ...

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Hi Belinda, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your ...

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Hi, Many women do experience difficulties breast feeding and it does take lots of patience and persistence to make it work. Sometimes a decision i...

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Hi, Sometimes when you are a bit older and pregnant you can feel a bit more tired and have a few more aches and pains. From what you have describe...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

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Hi Emma, It is very normal to feel cramping and aches and pains especially in the early few weeks. If you are bleeding this is not normal and you...

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Hi There, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

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Hi Alicia, Curently there are no set upper limits for sodium for infants, for a child 12 months plus it is 1000 mg (1 g/d), so this may give you ...

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Hi There, We use soy milk here at home, and love it. There are a few things to consider, like any food, ‘too much of a good thing’ a...

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Hi There, In fact I think it preferable to be honest. It seems many ‘baby yoghurts’ have a long list of ingredients and sometimes ev...

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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

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Hi Sue, It can seem a little repetitive in those early months, but now your bub is 9 months there are soooo many more foods and meals that she ca...

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Hi There, Brekky is notoriously one of the harder meals to create variety in. You might find using his cereal with yoghurt and fruit helpful (th...

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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you ‘pulling your hair out’, especially if you have had a great eater first! I have a six year...

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Hi Deanna, Most major shifts in percentiles will occur in the first few months, and generally will subside by 2 years. Your little one may well ...

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