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Hi there, Good question, the Australia NZ Food Standards note that crustacea such as prawns and crab have very low levels of mercury and henc...

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Hi there, Solids can be a confusing time, what do you start when and how do you work up to finger foods. I guess first yes bub needs to have...

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Hi There, Well to be honest it sounds to me as though you are both going great guns. And as they say, if its not broken don’t fix it. ...

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Hi Anna, Its always so interesting to hear what people are saying out there. This info about the fibre absorbing the nutrients may have come...

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Hi Bianca, Occasionally young bubs are given water for various reasons, such as hard poos/constipation (more common though in formula feed b...

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Hi, Oh I am green with envy to a degree, I do understand your concern though because obviously iron-containing foods are very important. She...

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Hi there, I would give your early childhood nurse a quick buzz and ask for some tips, they are often very good at helping with the weaning pr...

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Hi there, Arrr yes, the long hard road of fussy eating which has obviously been even more challenging with the vomiting putting him off even...

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Hi There, I’m not a 100% clear on your question, but just from the sounds of things he seems ok. If he were hungry you would know&hell...

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Hi, One allergy is hard enough but multiple is tricky. I have copied in some info on gluten free options for you and I recommend checking ou...

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Hi Lisa, Congratulations on the birth of your son :) Reflux can present from birth, or sometimes it will become apparent several months later. Th...

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Hi J, Well done for your GP to even consider reflux, it’s great to hear, as a lot of times it isn’t- simply because signs can be so v...

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Hi, Congratulations on the birth of your son. I had always found if bub didn’t burp in the first few minutes, then they weren’t going...

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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organization. I’m really pleased to hear that you were able to find a way of helping him before. Given that h...

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Hi, I am happy to help. That’s great that so far everything seems fine as you are decreasing the Losec. I agree you don’t need to go ...

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Hi, This won`t last she will soon be able to roll back by herself, meanwhile give her extra tummy time during the day to help her. It`s great s...

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Hi Del, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months and with Summer coming on and she is becoming more active now is a great time to remove the wr...

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Hi Marie, A baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed from about 6 months on. A 10 pm rollover feed is given from 6 month...

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Hi Danielle, It really does seem he is associating sleep with the wrapping We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months and with Summer coming on ...

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Hi, Yes you can teach a good settle routine from newborn and the best way to tell the different cries is to follow a feed /play /sleep routine. T...

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Hi, It makes it really hard to implement any settle program when baby has been so ill. I would only suggest you speak to your doctor about any se...

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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed so I would guess that this has become a sleep asso...

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Hi Cindy, This is probably also to do with how they go to sleep initially, they need to fall asleep independently so when they wake on their ligh...

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Dear Helen, This is really difficult to deal with and I remember the isolation of being a new parent (and counting the weeks of my firstborn - it...

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You are right - there is no point saying it is worth is as you have a beautiful healthy boy....but this approach might work which is a variation......

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The only reason any of us `go backwards` or do things we otherwise wouldnt do is because we are stressed, either a little or a lot....the issue isn...

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Hi - there are so many things I want to say to you. I am really sorry to hear about your mother. This is an important part of your experiences toda...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Gestational diabetes is a metabolic disorder and is not caused by the food that you eat. It can be made worse if ...

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Hi Eileen, Thank you for your enquiry. If she is breast fed she will not get constipated and she will go when she is ready. If she is formula fed...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you may need to consult a lactation consultant who will be able to assess your situation and prov...

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