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Hi, Usually the medication is really the only thing that will actually stop the itching. Otherwise you can try pinetarsol products that can ease t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Melissa-Rose, If you are sure of your dates then it is quite easy to work out your due date. If your LMP was 26th Dec then your due date is 6th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, You can visit your GP for some possible medication to ease the discomfort. Otherwise the stockings should help and also raising your legs when...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, In fact most animal breastmilk has similar levels of lactose, so goats milk will still be reasonably high in lactose. As your little o...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tracey, Yes, certainly if you are continuing with formula you could swap over to a toddler formula. You may also find that moving onto smooth...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I am guessing your son will be at least 14 months given the fussy eating stage that he may have hit. Fussy eating happens commonly from...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Bek, You don`t mention the age of baby? So just keep in mind I am writing this without a very important piece of info. Oh, sorry I take that ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Pamela, It sounds to me that you and Matthew are going great! Around 8 months most bubs will be on 2-4 solid meals a day, which are offered be...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Anita, Just to reassure you, the current findings in regards to solids is now suggesting that the rise in allergies in developed countries may ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Well done to you for keeping a watchful eye over what your little one eats. You haven`t mentioned the age of your daughter so I am going...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Megyn, there are a few things I would look at, firstly, see if you have a little man who just simply wants to leap to finger foods. Offer him ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Liat, Its all very normal, some bubs take to solids like they have been waiting for it for weeks, others find the whole thing a bit dreary at f...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Generally the ability to swallow lumps and move food about the mouth involves oral mechanics. It may be that baby is still developing t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tania, It can be frustrating and stressful when to you things just aren`t right and yet you are being told there is nothing that can be done. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Shae, You could make the move from bottles to cups from now onwards. Generally sipper cups are preferred for tots as they are better for their...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Bronwyn, I have included notes from the lovely gals at Huggies regarding the nappies... "We are really sorry to hear you have had a problem w...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, If your son is eating really well and loosing weight I would recommend popping into your GP for a check of things. Once you have been ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Rebecca, sounds like you are both going great, well done to you. How much a baby will eat greatly varies from one bub to the next, depending ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Katherine, you are very welcome, thank you for your kind words! On the issue of water, I agree with you, there are loads of `drink milk` mess...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Lauren, Fussy eating tends to hit from 14 months onward and it can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year old who is showing ...

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Hi Cassie, Thanks for contacting our organisation. I’m sorry that things are so tough right now, but please keep looking for answers for you...

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Hi Yael, I think it is a rare mother that doesn’t question their infant’s sleeping ability at some stage during the first year. Howeve...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Liat, Thanks for contacting RISA Inc. It sounds like you are having a difficult time with your little boy, and I hope I can help give you some...

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Hi Renee, You could try this link www.birthinternational.com/product/equip/be001.html Or you could enquire locally through the antenatal clinic ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Varicose veins are quite common in pregnancy, especially in the vaginal/pelvic region. There is not really much treatment available for them b...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if you are in a difficult situation. You need to visit your GP and tell them of your concerns. They can refer you and your hu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Most pregnancies are very close to 40 weeks or 41 weeks. Try not to get too anxious that the baby is ready to come otherwise it can be a long ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Melissa, It is best that you talk to your carers bout what options may be available to you. It is always better for the mother and baby to try ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kayhla, This product is not mentioned in any SIDS literature. I would hold off purchasing this. A flat head occurs in most babies at a young ag...

Answered: 15 May 2009