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Hi Nina, You haven`t mentioned how old your toddler is, but with toilet training in the picture, I am guessing around 2 and a half. A good firs...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Carissa, Sounds like you are on the right track with reducing his bottles down and yes I would opt for the early morning if he is waking at th...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Natasha, Well you have done a good job at working through the options. The one thing to keep in mind is that as she eats vegies she is likely...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Maria, Her sleeps are a bit out of whack. You would expect that after the 6am feed she be awake for a couple of hours but she is so tired from ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Sometimes we try so many things we only succeed in confusing both baby and ourselves. Make sure you offer the before bed bottle before tired s...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Nicola, It seems he is relying on your presence to resettle. Firstly he must go the bed initially at night awake so he is sleeping independent...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Replace play with a nappy change and resettle straight away. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, SIDS do say that the risks are greatly reduced from about 5 to 6 months. You can`t stop natural progress and always make sure you have the cot...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Alicia, If there is a risk that your baby may have congenital problems then you need to decide if you are going to have further tests to confir...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is great that you have had the bleeding checked and it seems that a clot has formed behind where the baby has implanted. This may cause ble...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you have hemorrhoids. This is quite common during pregnancy. They can be treated with medication available at your pharmacy. Yo...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, If your health care professionals are aware of your history of bleeding, you will have lots of close checking to ensure that you do not bleed ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you have severe morning sickness you may need to be hospitalized for treatment. They can treat you with intravenous fluids and medications ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Karen, There`s no hard and fast rules here. It`s really up to you and Chiara! You may find she`s really responsive to books and want to read ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Boys differ greatly in the age they first begin to read, but at 4 and a half, your boy may well be at the very early stages of learning to rea...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Thank you for your question. It is an interesting one and unfortunately scenarios like you describe are not as uncommon as you may think. In...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It can become a game so offer a drink about an hour before bed (not too close to bedtime) then potty before nappy and bed. If they wee in the ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Firstly be sure she is settled awake into the cot initially at night and also after her 1am feed so you know she is not relying on the feed as...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, With your first baby you tend to start to feel slight movements from around 20 weeks. These start as little flutters and then become more defi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to contact your local hospital or midwives clinic for a referral to a Social worker. They are able to sort lots of things out for you...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is fine to take the baby swimming at four months. You may find that he will get cold quite quickly so take a change of clothes so that he c...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Claire, No, this is not related. Talk to your Early childhood health centre about your method and technique of feeding. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Lisa, Bitter lemon contains a small amount of quinine. It is not advisable to consume quinine in large amounts during pregnancy. The amount in ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Nadia, Generally finger foods and lumps are introduced at the time when your baby is able to move her mouth is such away that she can prepare ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Generally you can wean your little one from formula from 12 months. This is more so if your little one is eating a full, healthy and v...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes I would imagine as he is close to 12 months that there is less of a concern by your GP about his milk intake, especially if he is e...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s never too early to have a good settling routine. Don`t wait until baby is nearly asleep as soon as you see tired signs wrap Jake and sett...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009