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Leann...
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Hi There, Sounds like you have a little gal who loves her food, which is fab! Its` common that bubs reject breast or bottle in favour of solids; ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, The first time around it can seem like a minefield of questions, but it all gets easier and easier, month by month. So, regarding soli...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Wendy, Glad you have posted your question to both experts! Firstly, on the issue of constipation, you are very likely on the right track with ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Adalene, To be honest, unless you know that your bub has a deficiency I would err more towards superfoods and diet as a `supplement`. This way...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, I’m sorry that things are so tough for you and your little boy. I’m sorry too that your doctor doesn’t seem to understand or...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Wendy, I’m happy to give my thoughts on this, but I would really recommend you talk to your doctor about your concerns. I’m sure t...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Nicole, I have attached some information on night terrors for you. It`s ok to suggest resettling techniques but they need to be applied for all...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Natalie, Sometimes we try so many things that we end up confusing both baby and ourselves. Beacause of these inconsistencies in the settling ba...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Raeleigh, Your son totally relies on your comfort to sleep and at present he could also be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety. To change t...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicole, It`s easy to create new and unwanted habits when our little ones are ill we all give the extra comfort needed. Sometimes just letting b...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Jaime, It is hard to say why babies great routine suddenly goes pear shaped sometimes, but the best thing you can do is act on tired signs and ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, It is about this time that baby will go to one daytime nap anyway but the best thing is be guided by tired signs as every day won`t be the sam...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Yes that would be better and perhaps have the mattress on the floor next to the bed for a week or so if he is not keen yet. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Michelle, You wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through before 6 months and she is small so I would give her the benefit of the doubt for a...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Kate, These are all really big decisions and they really have to be decided between you and your partner. There are for and against sides to al...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Scans measure averages so if your baby is above average in size it will show as further along. If you are sure of your dates then this is the ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Faiza, You will need to try to add calcium to your diet so try a small amount of cheese with a cracker which may be more palatable. You really ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are a good sign of a healthy pregnancy. If they do become painful it is advisable to have a check up. Where only a 60% chance of...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, See your Early Childhood Health Centre for advice on this. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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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: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Liz, It might be worthwhile having a check up. You may have a hernia or have pulled some muscles. It may be nothing but it is better to be chec...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Lisa, There are stronger medications that can be used at night to assist you to get a better night’s sleep. Please visit your GP. Bes...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This may be from hormonal changes from coming off the pill. Wait until you have missed a period and then check if you are pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may be fertile and when your baby starts solids in the next few months, your periods will return and you have a greater chance of falling ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Huzna, The presence of this antibody is quite common and it does not usually cause any problems during pregnancy. You may have the levels check...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Laura, It does not necessarily indicate that you will need a caesarean. If you go over 32 weeks you have a good chance of having a vaginal birt...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Cat, You will need to contact your local hospital to notify them of your symptoms and some hospitals require you to have a check up if you thin...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, Just on the point about intestinal bacteria and c-sections. It is my understanding that babies guts are sterile upon birth (irrelevant...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, If Caitlin is on 3 bottles of milk a day it is possible that this is interfering with a range of things. I would recommend seeing a f...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Leonie, Sounds like you are both going great. It does get hard keeping the variety going. Generally from 9 months onwards you can offer bubs...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009