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Hi Karen, Congrats on the birth of bub number 4. Reflux could be a factor, especially because he is premmie, but that isn’t the only issue...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Hi Stacey, Thanks for raising this issue. Very young babies think that if they cannot see something, it no longer exists. As babies start getti...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Marilyn, UV damage to the eyes can start from an early age, and in the long term can cause serious eye problems, such as cataracts, pterygium ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Petrea, Thank you for your enquiry. If the cramps are painful and regular (every 5-7 minutes) then you need to contact your carer or hospital ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Jane, Thank you for your enquiry. It is a World Health Organisation recommendation to breast feed a child for at least the first year of life ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. Third degree tears are very painful and can take a long time to heal. However, it does not mean that you will ex...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Rena, Thank you for your enquiry. This bleed is in the sac that holds the baby. More than likely the placenta has bled a very small amount at ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Melissa, Thank you for your enquiry. It is unfortunate that you have had such difficult experiences. More than likely next time it will be rec...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, You are right to want to wait a bit longer, I have popped in some info on the introduction of cows milk which is under increasing quest...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, I am not exactly sure what is at issue here, but if he had such a bad gastro that he was hospitalized then this is your main focus, per...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Katie, It sounds like your bub needs help with textured food. I would suggest talking with the gals at No Fuss Feeding (website of same name)...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi There, Yes, interestingly enough I hear of enlarged tonsils reasonably regularly in relation to fussy eating, its amazing what influences chil...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi, Well done on following up on your instincts. That’s not always easy to do, especially if everyone else is saying things like “he&...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Linda, Well done for continuing to look for answers, despite what everyone is telling you. You know your baby best, and you know that somethin...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi , It is not uncommon to create new habits when baby is ill. Try following the techniques in our settling program rather than feeding. Cheers...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Jacinta, It`s hard to say why but babies routines and habits change a lot with out notice or any real obvious reason. Do make sure you are set...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Lucy, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. But give them the beefit of the doubt for an...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi, I can understand that you would feel scared, and I think I know why... Look at how you expressed yourself. You immediately link being pregn...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Firstly, gestational diabetes is not a reason alone for inducing labour. Please ask your carers to explain their ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Once you have had one labour and birth your body has had experience with this and so the next time it tends to be...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During the first few weeks of pregnancy it is advisable to have the routine pregnancy blood tests attended but ot...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Usually an early ultrasound is the more accurate at predicting dates than a later one. The femoral length and siz...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Go with the flow and enjoy your holiday as best as you can all routine will go out the window as soon as you start the journey. Try keeping h...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Tell me the routine for the night and how you get him to sleep initially, and how you go about resettling him when he wakes. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Megan, Oh crikey you are putting me on the spot with the issue of canola. Personally I try to avoid canola oil, for example we only use cold...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Nicole, I have to confess that you are asking a milk conservative here. The American Academy of Paediatrics now recommends not using cows mil...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi There, Sounds like you are a duly concerned aunty! So here goes, yes 16 weeks is very early for solids and in fact it is not recommended for ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi There, I really do understand you concern, I felt like that with my first son, but you will get used to it before you know it. Keep in mind t...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Michelle, Yes you have a tricky case here, if it’s not dairy in a food you can bet it has some soy product because soy is so cheap. I w...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi There, Yes not gaining weight over a two week period isn’t ideal at all. I guess I am thinking that baby is heading toward solids soon,...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007