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Hi, Taking iron supplements can cause this side effect. It is very common and not any cause for concern. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Kellie, Sometimes there are sleeping difficulties during pregnancy. You could try to get some regular exercise such as walking or swimming and ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Melanie, You may have some nerve pressure form the extra fluid that is present in your body. It is best that you visit your GP for a check up a...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, More than likely it is not pre-eclampsia. This condition is more common in first pregnancies and quite often there are no obvious symptoms oth...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, You need to talk to your midwife again and ask her to please explain things a bit more clearly to you. Write a list of questions that you are ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, This condition is from hormonal changes that occur after the birth. It does happen to everyone and it is often different with every birth. The...

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Hi Roxane, It is really just a matter of finding something that will work for you. Pinetarsol is great for itching. If you are finding that remedi...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes indeed there are a number of mechanical issues that can affect a little ones ability to chew and swallow food. To this end there ar...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, It is common about this age that babies go through a growth spurt and temporarily increase their demand, so it can mean feeding is more ...

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Hi Adalene, While Cheerios are one of the few children`s cereals that are reasonable, they still have a few bits added that aren`t ideal for bubs....

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Sorry to hear things are upset again. Sounds like you have tried really hard to enlist good help but sadly this hasn`t worked well for ...

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Hi Wendy, Yes formulas can be a bit of a trial and error situation. I do know that Nan are one of the few formulas that have worked on their prote...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are both going well. I am going to work on baby being 9 months because, potentially, by the time you get this she will ...

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Hi Rebecca, As one mum to another I can totally recommend the Weleda Change Cream, I used it every change and it worked FANTASTIC!!! It`s all pur...

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Hi Nadine, Thanks for your question about your current situation; you certainly are not alone as a new mother trying to manage sleep, quiet times,...

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Hi, It could take many weeks to produce enough milk for your baby now and the baby has not learnt to feed from the breast so he would find it frus...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Belinda, You need to discuss your options with your medical health professionals. They may be able to offer some other forms of pain relief, su...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Kim, Yes routines can be hard with infants as they are always changing, just as you get used to one routine another one creeps in. Most bubs ...

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Hi Antoinette, Sounds like you are going great with Adam. It is likely that you have two options. Firstly, you can persevere with offering formu...

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Hi There, Sounds like you have a little girl who knows just what she likes! Generally, it comes down to repetition and opportunity. I would rec...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Amanda, Its so great to hear back from members, so thanks for taking the time to update me. Sounds like you are well on the road to recovery r...

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Hi Kody, I have to say you have asked a question that most remain divided over. There is some research (a handful of articles) now to suggest we s...

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Hi Catherine, I think you have bought up an interesting point, its one that I often talk about with friends, that there is so much conflicting adv...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing it tough with your little one but you are doing a fantastic job; keep it up it does get better. Reflux babies a...

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Hi, I’m sorry that things are so tough for you and your little girl. I’m sorry too that your doctor doesn’t seem to understand w...

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Hi Kylie, It sounds like your little boy is very uncomfortable, though despite that, it sounds like you are doing a great job. Well done for conti...

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Hi, Has your son been diagnosed with reflux? If not I’d recommend that you speak to your doctor about the possibility of reflux (and keep pe...

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Hi Bell, If you can try to separated them for a couple of weeks while you get a new routine happening for baby. Try our It`s Time To Sleep techniq...

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Hi Tiffany, You may still expect to offer one overnight feed for a little longer but for other waking try resettling using our It`s time To Sleep ...

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Hi, I think you are doing the right thing and it seems to be working for you. Just be sure you resettle her awake into the cot and this way she wi...

Answered: 01 May 2009