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Hi Antonette, Sounds like you are doing a great job with your little daughter Alana and sorry to hear that you have been going through a tough tim...

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Hi Andrea, This is often a trying time of night. I would suggest you follow a feed/play/sleep routine so you can catch tired signs rather than con...

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Hi Vanessa, It would seem this has become her sleep routine and she knows you will give in so she is winning the battle. To change this you will n...

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Hi, It seems you understand all the `rules` and often that`s half the battle. She is sleeping well overnight and it does seem she is fighting the...

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Hi, Some babies are poor daytime sleepers and we often resort to something that seems to work but ends up creating a bad habit. Feed/play/sleep...

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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

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Hi Kelly, I would highly recommend you try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program as sleeping in the bouncer is really not ideal at all. I woul...

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Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

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Hi There Jakey`s Mum, I would correct him and continue to use the correct signs. Initially babies can go through a stage where once they know one...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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, Sometimes that baby can position itself quite low and it can cause discomfort. It does not indicate that the baby will come early. There is al...

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Hi, You should mention this to your midwife of doctor. You have weak pelvic floor muscles and need to exercise them many times each day. If you do...

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Hi, This is not unusual as the baby is starting to rise out of the pelvis and if you are carrying extra fluid then even more so. As long as you ar...

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Hi Beck, A blood test will not show that you have miscarried just yet. Try not to worry for now as unfortunately there is not much that you can do...

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Hi, This is really something that you need to sort out with your dentist and your midwife. If it is causing you so much distress you need to revis...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing the right thing by taking your bub to the doctor’s. I believe it is important that you follow your instinct...

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Hi There, It sounds like you are going just fine. Quite possibly Amber is meeting all her needs by the end of the day, which is why dinner is a b...

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Hi There, Congratulations on baby George! I am just wondering when you say you give him a bottle and it has cows` milk, do you mean a formula bas...

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Hi There, It sounds like you have tried all the usual options and it may be worth chatting to someone about this. I have a fussy eater and it can...

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Hi Dannielle, It sounds like you are partly there and it may be just a matter of time. Persevere, perhaps leave a gap between bottle and breast ...

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Hi Sharlene, That`s fab that the book has been helpful, I am really thrilled! You will know my motto by now, `let baby be your guide`. Yes idea...

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Hi There, yes fish is fine from about around this time onwards. There are a couple of things to keep in mind when choosing which fish to offer. ...

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Hi Julie, That`s fab! Glad you have found my book helpful, I loved writing it! You are right rice is considered a `hazardous food` it has certa...

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Hi Eloise, I hope Charlie is doing well now, I am guessing he has had surgery and it has all gone well! I can recommend a feeding mesh, they are...

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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation. It certainly sounds as though your daughter is uncomfortable and I would recommend you talk to your do...

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Hi, I would reccommend you follow our It`s Time To Sleep settling program as it offers a clear and repetitive message that it`s time to sleep. Whe...

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Hi, Often it`s not about food but more about how we get baby to sleep. Baby needs to fall asleep independently by being put into her cot awake. I ...

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Hi, It is essential that she fall asleep independently so when she wakes on her light sleep she looks around and is exactly as she went to sleep ,...

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Hi, You might want to give our It`s Time To Sleep settling techniques a go they are all hands on and no leaving baby at this age but teach baby to...

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