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Maree...
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Hi, You are very lucky to have had her sleeping through at this age and most won`t until 6 months of age. All babies are different but don`t be...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Often after an illness and we have given extra comfort some habits are created. The important thing is that she does settle in her own bed i...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, This is the age when they usually drop to one day time nap so you need to be a bit flexible and be guided by tired signs during this transiti...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Krystal, It`s hard to say why good sleeping patterns suddenly change. Perhaps if you need to get up at a certain time then he might be out of ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Firstly you need to understand why she wakes. Beacause she doesn`t know how to sleep without you. The comfort of the breast feed is her sleep assos...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, You would expect to be feeding 4 hourly and a good routine is feed/play/sleep and feeding 2,6,10,2,6,10 F/P/S allows you to feed when baby...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Calming down before you speak with your children helps significantly. Often we are ineffective because of all the work we have to do - it is never ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Julie, The symptoms of what is referred to as PND can occur at any time. Your experiences are perfectly normal. Please take some quiet time (2...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Nadine, 1, If you want to do something, eg , showjumping, find a carer for your daughter and go and enjoy yourself. Focus on having a great ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Amanda, Are you tired? Do you get a lot of time for yourself? Do you spend lots of time with your husband? Are others telling you that you are...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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He will probably do better at school. If he has been constipated that might be contributing as the experience will be upleasant and he will be hold...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This sounds fine. Don`t be too concerned about weight during pregnancy and try to eat healthy foods and not too m...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi Silvana, Here is a great website that offers safe foods for pregnancy and breast feeding. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi Michelle, Thank you for your enquiry. Please visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing support. It is now advised not to introduce ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. It is a bit of a `wait and see` time. The ultrasound is quite difficult at this early stage as the baby is very s...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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HI Megan, Thank yo for your enquiry. Early ultrasounds can be inaccurate at predicting size and dates sometimes as the baby can be difficult to s...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007