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Maree...
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Hi, We should always be aware of SIDS and they do say that the risks are reduced after about 5 to 6 months. Probably not a good habit to like cove...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, You can try loosening the wrap bit by bit over a week or so and pop her in a sleeping bag they are great in winter. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, Try following a feed/play/sleep routine so you can watch for tired signs and settle him awake into the cot as soon as he is tired. Try our pat...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, Try our settling techniques to resettle him but do be sure he is falling asleep on his own initially at night so he learns to sleep independe...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi April, The best advise I can give you is to follow a feed/play/sleep routine and settle him awake into the basinette using our hands on pattin...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi, You can visit your GP for blood tests and requests for scans in the early weeks. If you are at an “at risk” age you may be offered...

Answered: 29 Jul 2008
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Hi Shelley, I think that you have been very wise to see a paediatrician, just on that sometimes if you ask your early childhood nurse they have ac...

Answered: 29 Jul 2008
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Hi Sam, You certainly have your hands full. As you say this short term solution will end up making life very difficult and if you can develop a go...

Answered: 29 Jul 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Wrapping is good up till 3 months so give this a go and most of all teach baby to fall asleep in her cot so she is familiar with her surroundi...

Answered: 29 Jul 2008
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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a five year old who is showing signs of coming out of it, but on glimpse...

Answered: 22 Jul 2008
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Hi There, Sounds like possibly that your little has a strong preference for certain tastes. So it may well be that it comes down to what you serv...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, We do recommend not wrapping after 3 months (not sure how old your bub is). I would recommend a sleeping bag and ensure her cot is made up sa...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Hi, You would expect to still be offering one overnight feed at this age so he may well be hungry, but he may also be sensing your presence and if...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Hi, About 6 months you might expect a baby to sleep 7pm to 7am without and overnight feed. You might like to try our settling techniques and incor...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Hi Nerida, I would not let him sleep so long during the day, his feeding times are good and you have the feed /play/sleep routine working well but...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi Andrea, You may want to consider getting some one on one assistance either at a local sleep centre or inhouse, talk to your health nurse she wo...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi, From about 3 months baby would be probably growing out of the bassinette and becoming more active so it would be safer in a cot after this tim...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi Amanda, From what you have described you sound as if your body is preparing for labour and it will establish very soon. If the cramps are comin...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi, Firstly congratulations! It is never tooo early to intoduce good sleeping habits. I suggest you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and then use ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi Rhonda, Well done to you all, sounds like you have all put in a great deal of work and it is paying off, is so fabulous to see a bub tuck into ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi Leah, Is there something specific that makes you wonder whether your daughter doesn’t have reflux? Reflux can be a very difficult conditi...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi Jo, I have forwarded your request to the lovely gals at Huggies who manage the website and I am sure they will advise you of the spot they have...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Yes you must be very mindful of SIDS. Try a sleeping bag and give him lots of tummy time when he is playing so he strengthens his neck. Chee...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi, If you are concerned it is advisable to visit your GP for a check up. It is not uncommon not to be aware of many movements if you are kept bus...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, If you are concerned you need to visit your GP for a check up and also enquire if you can get an appointment at the clinic earlier and explain...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Melissa, Staring with the easiest part of your question, iodine isn’t required to be labelled due to the labelling laws in Australia an...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Alana, Try to follow a feed/play/sleep routine and once he shows tired signs you could begin to settle him awake into his cot using our patting...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, This is very common. Over the next few weeks the movements will become more definite. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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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...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi There, What a good question. What I have done is copied in part of an excellent fact sheet on iodine from the Better Health Channel. I would ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008