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Hi, Deep down we`re all softies when it comes to hearing our baby cry, but at least if you can make an informed decision it`s easier. When a bab...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, When a baby falls asleep in one place and is transferred and wakes in another place they cannot return to sleep without that same comfort. Ima...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Cat, It sounds like she is comfort feeding and relying on this comfort feed to sleep. You might want to try our It`s Time To Sleep settling pro...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, He really should be able to sleep through from 7pm to7am without an overnight feed from about 6 months. As long as you continue to offer the b...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Sonya, At this age you would expect to be feeding at least every 4 hours so twice a night would be normal. Feeding times of around 2,6,10,2,6,1...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, Your daughters changes came about around the time baby experience 8 month separation anxiety and unfortunately sometimes new and unwanted habi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Kel, Try not to be too concerned about your weight. If you are eating a healthy diet then you should be fine. Sometimes when women are overweig...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may have hemorrhoids. You can treat them with medication available at your pharmacy. They may get worse during the birth but will soon set...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Christie, If you fall ill you need to see your GP for a check up. Otherwise it should be fine there is very minimal risk to you or your baby. ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you had a fast labour with your first you may have a similar experience this time. It`s more than likely will not be faster than 2 hours. ...

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Hi Karen, Try not to be too concerned about your weight. Try eating a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water. Sometimes if a woman is overweigh...

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Hi Casley, You are at a greater risk of SPD occurring again but if you see a physio before pregnancy and during pregnancy it may not become as sev...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre or GP. ...

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Hi, In early pregnancy you can have this problem. It should settle as you enter the second trimester. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Natasha, Many women have cysts on their ovaries. You need to be aware of it and find out how large it is. You may need to have regular scan to ...

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Hi There, Just as a quick note, and you may already have tried this, cheese and yoghurt are both very low in lactose (see below), also children ca...

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Hi Rhiannon, Thanks for contacting our organisation. Unfortunately, our group provides support and information on gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, At 5 months you might still expect to be offering one overnight feed but not 2 feeds. After about 6 months baby should be able to sleep throu...

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Hi, Talk to your health nurse or GP about easing the wind pain and once yuo have that under control you can try following a feed/play/sleep routi...

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Hi Jess, Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling program for Newborn to 6 months and incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine. It`s all hands o...

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Hi, They are at an age where you can talk to them and you know they can understand so you need to make it very clear what you need to happen. You ...

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Hi, She is a fighter that`s for sure. I think she knows she can win if she hangs out long enough. You need to keep with the routine that was worki...

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Hi, He knows you will give in first and he`s winning the battle, you need to be stronger than him and continue with the putting back. Cheers, Maree

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Hi, You can try regular swimming and walking and perhaps a regime that is developed at your local gym. Pregnancy is not a time to lose weight but ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Everything sounds great and to be expected. This does not indicate that the baby will be born early. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Your daughter needs to have some blood tests. She should have some routine pregnancy blood tests. They will check her liver function that may ...

Answered: 22 Feb 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: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you want to assist your body with going in to labour you can try going for regular long walks, eating a curry or two, regular nipple stimul...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Laura, Usually you can check the nappy before each feed – so roughly 6 – 8 times per day. The nappy may not need changing each time...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kelly, You need to look after yourself during the pregnancy and eat well and exercise regularly. You have a good chance of having a natural bir...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009