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Hi, SIDS say after 5 to 6 months the risk is greatly reduced, give her extra tummy time during the day to strengthen her neck and rolling is a pa...

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Hi, I really do understand I had one like that myself (he is now 5). Personally looking back I wish I had gone to my child health nurse and aske...

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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...

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Hi Caz, Even we as health professionals have our own personal slant on things I must confess. I think that you are on the right track in look to...

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Hi, Oh yes, it is soooo handy if you can offer expressed milk by the bottle! Mind you, you have only 6-8 weeks until bub is on solids and you ha...

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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...

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Hi, Sounds like you are at the point of having your little one on a full diet now, without milk feeds. You can wean him from milk feeds at any t...

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Hi, Has her weight only dropped in the last week? Or was there a bit of a pattern emerging before this? Teething can strongly impact on eating,...

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Hi Catherine, Give him some extra tummy time during the day so he can roll himself back again this will pass soon enough. Try our settling techn...

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Hi Annemarie, Persistence is really the only way to get him sleeping on his own. Unfortunately vomiting is a protest and a power play to get your...

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Hi, If you are following our settling program you settle in blocks of 15 mins and then offer a reassurring cuddle. You should try settling for on...

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Hi, That`s exactly what it can become, comfort sucking and you would be best to follow a feed/play sleep routine where you feed, then play, then ...

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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 ...

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Hi Chelsea, As long as you continue to offer the feed she will continue to wake for it. If you really want her to sleep through the night you nee...

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Hi Jenny, You need to be consistent with your techniques and do what ever you were doing whilst away. She has proven she can sleep and only time ...

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Hi Katrina, What daytime naps is he having. You need to have a routine for him where 7pm is the main sleep and you may still need to feed once du...

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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. Give him the benefit of the doubt for another mon...

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Hi, Hopefully it was just a one off bad night but I would avoid creating any habits you don`t wish to continue with in the future. With the baby,...

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Hi, This has been his sleep association for the past 8 months and you must expect some unsettled nights while he learns a new routine. Try follo...

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Hi Nicky, On top of this he was probably going through 8 month separation anxiety also. Now you are back and settled try follownig our settling p...

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Hi Shelley, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. Give him the benefit of the doubt for ano...

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Hi, Hi Firstly you must stop the feeding as she associates sleep with this, as long as you continue to offer the feed she will continue to wake f...

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Hi, Hi Firstly you must stop the feeding as he associates sleep with this, as long as you continue to offer the feed he will continue to wake for...

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Hi, He is doing well and you wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through until 6 months or more. Be guided by tired signs but try to avoid late...

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Hi, Let him know it`s not ok to be awake and go in and offer a clear message that it`s time to sleep and leave. Talk about it during the day that...

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Hi Andrea, Try using our settling techniques they offer a clear and repetitive message that it`s time to sleep. An overtired baby is harder to se...

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Hi, Hi Firstly you must stop the feeding as he associates sleep with this, as long as you continue to offer the feed he will continue to wake for...

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Hi Angela, It is really your choice but 2 hourly feeding is hard and you are settling yourself up for constant demand feeding. You would only exp...

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Hi, It`s not always easy to say why baby is suddenly changing routine. Continue to increase the daily food intake to give confidence that he is ...

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Hi Dee, Do try our settling program the techniques offer clear and repetitive message, my son was 12 months and had never slept through the night...

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