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Hi Racheal, Before he says no look at doing and saying lots of positive things with him, Spend more time with him. Change your own mood. Do not use...

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Its is so hard being a mum. All the rules change. We need to learn to be part of a family, a system that changes all the time and a lot of the thin...

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I understand how you must be feeling - I would suggest discussing this situation with a psychologist so you can feel a greater sense of control. Th...

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For a better night sleep do the basics - eat well, drink water, socialise, physical activity ( walking to the park is great). With the anxiety you ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can try paracetemol for discomfort associated with teething. The discomfort only lasts a day or two. Please ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. All babies develop at different rates and it tends to be hereditary as to their motor skill development. It can t...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not recommended for babies to sleep on their tummies at all. It is against the SIDS guidelines and is consi...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Folate is recommended several months before a planned pregnancy and the first three months of pregnancy. You can ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your feelings are very normal and are to be expected with your friend having had such a terrible thing happen to ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Please talk to your Early Childhood Health Clinic for ongoing support. Babies are generally unsettled at this tim...

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Hi Bianca, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton hicks tend to involve the entire uterus so if it is only in one area it is more likely to be the b...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. With subsequent children your uterus can have `runs` of contractions that disappear as quickly as they started - ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to try to be as healthy as possible prior to pregnancy and if you do fall pregnant you can contin...

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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. Folic acid supplements are safe to take when breastfeeding - you can get some that are specifically for pregnancy...

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Hi Kelli, Thank you for your enquiry. The pregnancy screening blood tests happen after you are pregnant unless you have showed up a problem with ...

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Hi Dee, Thank you for your enquiry. An ultrasound scan is checked on averages - your baby could be a bit smaller than average at 7 weeks. Try not...

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Hi Rachael, I really do know how you feel; I have a fussy eater who is still going strong at almost 5. I have written a fact sheet on fus...

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Hi Louise, I really do know how you feel; I have a fussy eater who is still going strong at almost 5. I have written a fact sheet on fussy...

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Hi karlie, I really do know how you feel; I have a fussy eater who is still going strong at almost 5. I have written a fact sheet on fussy ...

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Hi Sarah, Yes it is so common these days, cows` milk protein allergies and also lactose intolerance. That’s fantastic that he has imp...

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Hi there, Most nursing mums produce around 800mls a day, but ultimately the amount depends on your baby, how often and how much bub feeds is ...

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Hi there, Has cutting down on the juice helped? Does he also drink much milk or formula? In the meantime of course there are some tips...

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Hi there, young you may be but wise you are! Stick to your guns because you are absolutely right it isn’t good for baby. You bubs kidneys, ...

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Hi Sarah, So I am guessing he is only just over 4 months corrected age? This would put him at just under the 50th percentile for weight (usi...

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There are a number of great books at the Huggies Bookclub on alphabet and words. In particular Dr Seuss`s ABC and My First 350 Words, Alison Lester...

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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organization. It sounds like you’ve had a rough time of it, especially with him needing surgery so young. I&...

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Hi there I suffered from chronic reflux when I was pregnant and found the following helped me. I used to have antacid tablets, similar to mylan...

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Hi, Thanks for contacting us. Is your daughter still quite uncomfortable, despite the frequent Gaviscon? If so, then I would urge you to talk to...

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Hi Yvette, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without and overnight feed. It sounds like he is becoming dependent...

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Hi, The most important thing is that you settle him awake into his cot at night initially so he learns to sleep independently Controlled comfort...

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