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Hi Rachel, Thanks for contacting me. It sounds like you have two wonderful and energetic children! It is heartening to hear that others find th...

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Hi Kathryn, If you are really worried about his constant wetting, the first thing I would advise is to take him to the doctor to eliminate any me...

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Hi, It is important to take your son to the doctor and see if there is an underlying medical condition that needs to be addressed. Your doctor ...

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Hi Klare, It can be frustrating as a parent to hear our beloved children constantly whining and crying. She sounds like a sensitive and caring ...

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Hi Sharon, Thank you for your enquiry. After about 36 – 37 weeks your carers will start to be concerned if your baby is still breech. They ...

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Hi, Generally low lactose formulas are used for babies with ongoing constipation and whey dominant formulas for younger babies as it is easier t...

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Hi Setty, Thank you for your enquiry. If you want an independent midwife this is not covered by medicare so you need to pay for this. You can hav...

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Hi Sarah, Thank you for your enquiry. Turning the baby usually is when the baby is breech and it can be turned to head down by a doctor. The post...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your labour may be a bit faster than the first but you will know when the contractions get more painful and are v...

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Hi Megan, You will find conflicting information on this issue of boiling water. Some say yes, you should boil water, others say not to worry if...

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Hi, It sounds like things are really quite difficult still, despite the fact that he has started medication. Feeding difficulties like you are de...

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Hi There, Congratulation on your new son, I glad the health nurse has realized that there is a problem and is giving you some good advice to star...

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Hi There, Baby sign language is a tool that pre-verbal babies can use to communicate with family, care-givers, siblings and fellow babies. I ...

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Hi, There are two schools of thought on baby sign language. One is to use made up gestures and the second is to use the national sign language ...

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Hi Karen, Thanks for the email. Children develop a fear of baths (or water) for many reasons. It may be because they slipped, or perhaps the n...

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Hi Marianne, Before becoming a psychologist and mother of 4, I was a classroom teacher. For a child of his age I would highly recommend sticker...

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Hi Belinda, As you mentioned, sibling rivalry is extremely common (in fact it is an important time for children to learn how to socialise with o...

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Hi , It is comforting and safe to be picked up by someone who loves us, however it is not always practical. The way to manage this behaviour is...

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Hi , Thank you for sharing your concerns about your son with me. It is heartbreaking as a parent for your child to be feeling this way. We lov...

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Hi , Thanks for writing to me. Bringing a new baby into the family changes the dynamics for everyone, but it is up to us to try to make it a po...

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Hi Vicky, This is such a frequent problem for parents. Using their bowels in the toilet often takes children a lot longer to master than urinat...

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Hi, Having a dummy or blanket provides some children with a sense of comfort and security. It is important to understand why you are making this de...

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Hi Katherine, Yes it can be hard to get children to keep their hats on but there are a couple of things you could try. You could try playing a g...

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Hi, The Cancer Council recommends that you talk to your doctor first about using sunscreen on babies less than 6 months old. Babies and children...

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Hi, Babies and children have sensitive skin so sun protection is really important. Infants under six months of age should be kept out of the sun ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is best for you and your baby that the baby is born close to the due date. There are many problems that can oc...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The PAP smear is not as accurate when you are pregnant so it is best to wait. Don`t worry it is very quick and ea...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am not too sure what your doctor is describing. You can have fibroids in your uterus that do not usually cause ...

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Hi, This feeling that you are experiencing may be due to the position of the baby at the moment. The discharge does sound like the normal dischar...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can visit your pharmacy for an over the counter preparation to treat haemorrhoids. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007