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Maree...
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Hi Katharine, Try a sleeping bag and perhaps weave a light sheet through the bars of the cot. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Karen, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to visit your carer or your local hospital for a check up. It is best to be sure but if it i...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Many women don’t have leaking breasts when pregnant. A great preparation for breast feeding is to start tryi...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, We don`t recommmend wrapping after 3 months. Try a sleeping bag and you might want to use our settling techniques if he is difficult to settle...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Try following our settling program this will teach baby to sleep independently,and also follow a feed/play/sleep routine. The techniques are a...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, As long as you continue to offer the bottle they will continue to wake for it. Chnaging these habits does not come easy and you would expect ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Usually there is not too much that is done in early pregnancy other than blood tests and a scan. You are probably ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Chantal, Thank you for your enquiry. This is like a small bruise that has formed as the baby attached to the uterus. It is where there has been...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Here is a link to an article and there are links listed at the bottom of the article to other organisations: http:...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi There, You could give her any type of food she is already eating and has been trialled on, her meals especially at this age don’t have to...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, I think the dummy needs to go, and if you were to implement our settling techniques you would fix both problems. At 5 months it is still all ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, The bouncing is his sleep association and if you want to change that so he can learn to sleep independently then it is essential that he slee...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Narelle, I think you might need to take down the cot and just persist with the bed. It seems she has lots of `options` at the moment and she i...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi Alison, Please direct your sleep questions to Maree, or consult your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, Try settling a little earlier as soon as he show tired signs as you may be settling him too late. Babies learn from repetition. A sleeping ba...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, At present he doesn`t know any other way and to change his routine won`t be an easy task. I would go straight to a toddler bed if you want to...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Dimitra, Jealousy is often a real issue when toddlers have to compete with a new baby. It would be better to have these changes in place before...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, It does sound like it could be, I have attached some information for you on this and I hope this helps. Cheers, Maree Night Terrors and o...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Melanie, Thank you for your enquiry. Placenta praevia is when the placenta totally covers the cervix or entrance to the uterus. It is this part...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi Melinda, This is progress and there`s not much you can do to stop this. SIDS say the risks are greatly reduced from about 5 to 6months on. Make...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, You really can`t stop progress but a sleeping bag does help quite a bit. He will soon be able to roll back again. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, He may well be ready to give up his daytime nap and during this transititon period you just need to follow tired signs as every day won`t be t...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, SIDS say from about 5 to 6 months the risks are greatly reduced. You can`t stop baby progress and just be sure you make the cot up safely or u...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, No reason so long as you make the cot up safely and accordiing to SIDS guidelines. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi Kay, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are worrying and feeling that something is wrong then you should have a check up. Pregnancy can change ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Erin, You could try reading her a story on receiving a new baby into the home, there a quite a few of these. You can talk to her about it and s...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Hi there, Sounds like you are getting there with your son. Its hard isnt it to keep thinking of different ways in which you can help. Can can tr...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Yeliz, It`s a hard job there is no question about that. How long have you been following the program because it needs to be followed carefully ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008