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Hi Dina, This has now become her sleep association and she doesn`t know how to sleep without the rocking. Imagine you went to sleep in your bed an...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, At 5 months she may well still require one overnight feed and I would offer the feed at 2am. Generally from about 6 months on you might expect...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Thank you for your email. In relation to purchasing my book, you can purchase it from my website - www.australianbabyhands.com plus it is als...

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Hi, A baby’s heart rate is regarded as normal if it is between 120 and 160 beats per minute. It is often slower when the baby is at rest. Th...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, A baby’s heart really only starts beating at around 6 weeks. Try not to worry this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, You have exactly the same chances falling pregnant as you did with your first pregnancy and it is the same with a miscarriage. Even though you...

Answered: 01 Jul 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: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if everything is good with the pregnancy; however, any bleeding in early pregnancy does carry a risk of miscarriage. Unfortun...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This means that the baby is about 2/5 into the brim of the pelvis. The baby is starting to engage but is still more at the top. This is great,...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Erin, It can seem like such an eternity trying to have a baby and sometimes you can experience problems and delays. More than likely you will f...

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Hi Peta, There are a great many little ones about who aren`t able to or choose not to consume dairy products and do just fine. As you say the tri...

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Hi Lana, Offering baby smaller but more regular meals is likely to reduce the `load` at any one meal time. The main thing to keep in mind is his ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi There, If you are noticing a change in your preschooler it sounds like a good time to enlist the help of a health care professional. A deficie...

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Hi There, Thanks for that! I have to confess that I personally like vegetarian-style diets, or even the pseudo ones that include fish. By and lar...

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Hi Leigh, sounds like you have a toddler who is very much enjoying dinner times with you. Ideally this question would be best suited for an early...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Tammy, sounds like your little on has self-weaned, which is very normal. Doesn`t sound like you have a dairy-food-loving toddler, which again ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi There, This is an area I have been asked a lot about and have put together a fact sheet on it, which is now on my web site (www.sneakys.com.au ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Leonie, generally by the time you get to or past 12 months you can wean your bub from the bottle as you see fit. In most cases toddlers don`t ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, Thanks for your question. I think that it is always best for parents to talk to the doctor whenever they have concerns and so I would recommen...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Angela, Congratulations on your boys!! Double trouble with the reflux, I’m sure, yikes! It’s great they are doing so well and that...

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Hi Andrea, This is often a trying time of night. I would suggest you follow a feed/play/sleep routine so you can catch tired signs rather than con...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

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Hi Kelly, I would highly recommend you try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program as sleeping in the bouncer is really not ideal at all. I woul...

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Hi Ruth, I have many parents who are using baby sign language with their children who have communication difficulties. Generally the older the ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Heather, The sign for shower is very similar to the sign for sun except you move your hand down towards your head like the movement of water. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Sometimes that baby can position itself quite low and it can cause discomfort. It does not indicate that the baby will come early. There is al...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Once you feel ready then it is fine. Don`t stress yourself and make sure that you feel up to traveling but the baby won’t mind at all an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Tamika, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem w...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Tammy, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem wi...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009