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Hi, Any smoking in pregnancy does damage to you and the baby. Try to stop as soon as you can so that the baby can grow and be healthy. There are s...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, These days Vitamin K tends to be almost routine. There are no real side effects to the drug and it does prevent a serious problem (bleeding in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Kristy, No this will have no ill effects on your baby. Look after yourself and try to get over it as soon as you can. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 May 2009
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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...

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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