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Hi Tracy, well that`s a good question. To be honest I would err on the side of caution. My top concern would be the green tea as it can strongl...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Vicki, I would make that switch sometime from her 1st birthday onwards. You do have to be careful with milk as it can fill them up and displa...

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Hi There, One of the issues with commercial foods is that they do tend to be softer in texture (for safety reasons often) and many varieties use ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, if your bub experiences a worsening of symptoms such as eczema from cheese it may be an intolerance or an allergy. It could be helpful...

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Hi Maggie, Vaccination is such a huge area, there is so much fear and guilt built into the discussion. I have to agree I am on side of allowing ...

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Hi There, you don`t mention how much formula or milk your toddler may be on and if this has affected her growth at all. This can sometimes be a ...

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Hi There, there really aren`t any specific food group requirements at this age, to be honest much of what you are doing is offer taste and textur...

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Hi Rachel, most often constipation will coincide with either a swap to formula or to a new formula, or the commencement of solids. If any of the...

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Hi There, I really do understand I have a fussy foodie who is six, but I have to say the battles have dropped off, thank goodness. One option wo...

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Hi There, often eating is one of the things that drops off when little ones are unwell and it sounds like you will have all been under a lot of s...

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Hi There, It`s good to keep in mind that even children on the lower ends of the charts are just as likely to be healthy, often if one or both pare...

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Hi There, I have a 6-year-old who is a little the same, fantastic eater right up to toddlerhood but now he smells his food and gives it a little t...

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Hi Parker, good work, you sound like you have done really well! Really, you can take any recipe and alter it to suit your needs, instead of sugar...

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Hi Amanda, yes, possible just transitory. If he is passing a normal poo, it could just be that he is beginning to become more aware of what is go...

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Hi There, that can be so distressing. There are few things to consider, for example: Check that the Weet-Bix is thoroughly immersed in fluid, if...

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Hi Jo, I wish you all the best with your attempt at weaning. I presume you have spoken with your doctor about your intentions, as it is important ...

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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

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Hi Caroline, That is a difficult question. It’s interesting that you noticed a change when you started taking antibiotics, so that would see...

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Hi Paula, The constant vomiting can be very difficult to deal with, although not a lot of people appreciate just how hard it can be. It can also b...

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Hi Susan, That is a difficult question. While it is good that she is putting on weight, and is mostly happy, I am really happy to hear that you h...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing all the right things, and it’s great to hear too, that you have been able to get your son diagnosed with re...

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Hi Debbie, That’s an interesting question, and in turn, you may be interested to know that one of the signs of reflux is sticking fingers/fi...

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Hi, In pregnancy your discharge does increase and it can be thicker from the hormone changes. If it is offensive or green you need to see your GP ...

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Hi, Yes it can be a bit different during pregnancy usually from the changes in your hormone levels. If the sensation continues you may need ot hav...

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Hi Tammy, A spinal block is very similar to an epidural. It carries similar risks and it is also very effective. It really depends on the doctor a...

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Hi, At 24 weeks it is not uncommon for the baby’s movements to be not as prominent at times as the baby can move into a posterior position w...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It really is far too early to work out if it is anything long term. If you are getting strong pain in that area when the swelling increases it...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This stretching is from hormonal changes in late pregnancy. Physiotherapists treat this condition and provide a brace to help support the pelv...

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Hi Helen, It is common to get a bleed around 3 weeks as the scar heals and the scab lifts off the wound. If the bleeding settles and is not smelly...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This sounds as if your body is getting ready to go into labour. Try not to be too concerned. Get plenty of rest and eat well. You could also t...

Answered: 22 May 2009