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Maree...
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Hi Anita, It`s great she settle herself initially but you may want to consider getting rid of the dummy all together if it`s a cause for waking. T...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, It is common for your first child not to feel movements until 20 weeks. You often feel them earlier with subsequent pregnancies at around 16 w...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Samantha, Leanne, the panel nutritionist, shares alot of information about this. Please direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Ea...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Hi Leanne, Don’t worry just yet she will work it out. It is very common for babies to be unsettled at a certain time each day and cuddling t...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Lea, We do say from about 3 months to stop wrapping so it would be good if you could stop. Try loosening it off each day a little over a week ...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Routine can be taught from birth and is always a good thing. Make sure after a feed he is settled awake into his cot so he learns to sleep ind...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to visit your GP as you may have an infection. It is difficult for me to be sure but it may be a urinary ...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Pauline, You could try just loosening the wrap a tiny bit each day for a couple of weeks to get her gradually used to the change and then move...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi there Thank you for your email. I would suggest visiting my website at www.australianbabyhands.com where I have a number of articles and frequ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, He will already be relying on your comfort to settle so he may protest a bit. Try following our settling program along with a feed/play/sleep r...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi Kat, Thank you for your enquiry. You would not be very well at all if the placenta was in danger of abruption so it wouldn’t be that. Som...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Yes it can be harder to get an older bub onto a bottle, it really does come down to perseverance, sorry no real tricks in the bad for th...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Congratulations on your new baby, though I am so sorry that she is so uncomfortable. IT sounds like you are doing a really great job with her ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, You really can`t hold back a natural progress, so make sure the cot is made up according to SIDS guidelines, a sleeping bag is really good. Gi...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Kim, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months, the sleeping bag is a great idea. Some babies are just poor day sleepers,you could try our set...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Michelle, There are many things babies don`t like but are however necessary. Persist with the sleeping bag they are a great idea. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Deb, Hopefully it is just a phase she is going through. I always say be guided by tired signs during the day but if it continues try cutting ou...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, The best thing you can do is settle him awake into the cot as when you settle him asleep he wakes and looks for the same feeding comfort to re...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, It`s been 12 months now of trying lots of things and I`m sure both you and baby are quite confused about how and when to sleep. I don`t think...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Changing sleep associations is never an easy thing to do and takes persistence. You would need to teach her to sleep independently and you co...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Babies thrive on routine and it seems you must have a good one going for him at home which is great. Try not to change your approach when out...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Belinda, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months so it would be great if you could stop, try a sleeping bag instead. It would seem the dummy...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Leonie, It really depends, my son was 3yo but you may need the cot for another baby or if your son is escaping dangerously you might want to co...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is always advisable to use equipment that is approved by the local safety standards. Otherwise rockers or swing...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Jodi, Thank you for your enquiry. The newborn period is always difficult in getting a baby to get some good sleeping habits. You and your baby ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Sounds to me like you are doing a top job! Breastfeeding can seem taxing I do understand, but just keep in mind that bub will generall...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Lynda, Generally a toddler will drink about 300-800mls of fluid a day, this is a rough guide. If you are finding your toddler is drinking ver...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008