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Hi Angie, More than likely your baby has descended a bit further into your pelvis in readiness for labour and birth. Hopefully you will go into la...

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Hi, You need to use the first day of your last menstrual period to calculate your pregnancy dates rather than the conception date. The conception ...

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Hi, It is very normal to worry about the health and well being of your baby. Try not to worry too much; your midwife is probably being more cautio...

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Hi Joyce, There are no real guidelines on things like ham, having said that generally most ham is high in sodium so 12 months onwards is likely to...

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Hi There, You may like to chat to your CHN about this, but in my opinion I would sit tight a bit longer before making any changes. If baby has g...

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Hi Michelle, Ideally your best guide is your baby. Most breastfeed bubs consume about 800mls over 24 hours, formula feed bubs differ greatly from...

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Hi There, Some swear by changes in the maternal diet to help with digestive upsets for breastfed bubs, but the research tends not to favour it unl...

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Hi There, It doesn`t sound like a problem to be honest, but you may like to just slowly move your toddler along with increasing textures in the ve...

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Hi Amanda, It sounds like you are doing a great job – you have obviously tried a lot of different things already, in the quest to find some ...

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Hi, Thanks for your question. Reflux can affect children in lots of different ways, and it is possible that she is refluxing so much even talking/...

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Hi Christine, In relation to baby sign language delaying speech, this is not the case. Research has highlighted that baby sign language actually a...

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Hi, Many medications are not recommended in pregnancy. This is usually because they have not studied the effects on pregnant women of these medica...

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Hi Emma, It is not unusual to feel cramps and stretching pains in early pregnancy. This is nothing to worry about. If the bleeding continues or ge...

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Hi, Your uterus contracts when you are breast feeding so a gush at feeding is to be expected. If it continues to be very heavy most of the time th...

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Hi There, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

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Hi Alicia, Curently there are no set upper limits for sodium for infants, for a child 12 months plus it is 1000 mg (1 g/d), so this may give you ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Deb, Well done to you both, sounds like solids has been a real hit! The current guidelines recommend whole egg from 12 months, there are som...

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Hi There, We use soy milk here at home, and love it. There are a few things to consider, like any food, ‘too much of a good thing’ a...

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Hi There, In fact I think it preferable to be honest. It seems many ‘baby yoghurts’ have a long list of ingredients and sometimes ev...

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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you ‘pulling your hair out’, especially if you have had a great eater first! I have a six year...

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Hi Deanna, Most major shifts in percentiles will occur in the first few months, and generally will subside by 2 years. Your little one may well ...

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Hi There, Well done to you for checking labels! There are a couple of things to look for though. Firstly check the ingredients list for added s...

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Hi Anita, Yes, likely to be fine. Babies can swing back and forth, seemingly for no reason, with their routine. Keep offering baby his usual fo...

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Hi There, No, you are certainly not doing anything wrong. You can find that once your milk comes in and things settle down that your supply seem...

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Hi Jodi, I am guessing baby is on formula and that’s how it is the reaction has been diagnosed without any testing. You don’t mentio...

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Hi Linda, I think you have posed a very good question; I am surprised I don’t get asked this more given the current line of advertising/mar...

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Hi There, It is reasonably common that some bubs while being interested in what you put to your mouth (remembering that ‘the mouth’ t...

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Hi Huia, it’s reasonably common that toddlers seem to get every bug going around. Their little immune systems haven’t as yet be expo...

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Hi There, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

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Leann...
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Hi Alicia, Curently there are no set upper limits for sodium for infants, for a child 12 months plus it is 1000 mg (1 g/d), so this may give you ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009