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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...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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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, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Brekky is notoriously one of the harder meals to create variety in. You might find using his cereal with yoghurt and fruit helpful (th...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Hayley, looks great to me. All the food groups are now represented, food before formula, water for additional fluid, regular intake over the ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Melanie, you are right solids before 16 months isn’t recommended. In fact there is substantial research to show that a baby’s loc...

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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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Leann...
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, Brekky is notoriously one of the harder meals to create variety in. You might find using his cereal with yoghurt and fruit helpful (th...

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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 ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Hayley, looks great to me. All the food groups are now represented, food before formula, water for additional fluid, regular intake over the ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Melanie, you are right solids before 16 months isn’t recommended. In fact there is substantial research to show that a baby’s loc...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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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 Cara, Just how much a bub will drink is very different from one baby to the next. Ultimately your best guide is your baby; if he is happy, heal...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Amanda, In the early days before they have a wide repertoire it can be a bit tricky getting some sustaining food into bubs. The yoghurt is a ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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, I think your intuition has answered your question nicely. If you are managing 500mls without any stress or forcing, keep on like that. ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Ana, That is good background info, all of which could have affected his appetite for BM. I just wonder if it is an issue of location also? Po...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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 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 Sushma, interestingly this has become a common concern and I have had many mums with the same worry. So you aren`t alone. You never know, per...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi There, it`s hard to say just what is going on, but I have listed a few things to consider below. If none of them work I would pop into see you...

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