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Hi There, No you aren`t loosing your mind, if you are not getting much sleep you will feel like it, but I can vouch for this being a very common ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Anita, Yes it is true, generally fussy eating passes, though what few tell you is that it`s not until the latter years of primary school. Mos...

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Hi Kelly, Not too bad, though I have caught a flu from my 3 year old, ugh! But thank you for asking. There is a lot of information now to supp...

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Hi Briony, Breastmilk is reasonably stable, it will fluctuating in relation to your dietary fat intake and some nutrients such as vitamin C. One...

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Hi Melissa, Just on kiwifruit first, reactions can occur to almost anything, and research now suggests leaving things too late may just an issue ...

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Hi There, Whole grains and cereals generally are healthier options to be honest, so as long as the rice is well cooked and baby copes with the te...

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Hi There, I do understand your concern and it is easy to say that it will sort itself out. Or that your little girl is simply heading towards he...

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Hi Vicki, I would make that switch sometime from her 1st birthday onwards. You do have to be careful with milk as it can fill them up and displa...

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Hi There, One of the issues with commercial foods is that they do tend to be softer in texture (for safety reasons often) and many varieties use ...

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Hi There, if your bub experiences a worsening of symptoms such as eczema from cheese it may be an intolerance or an allergy. It could be helpful...

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Hi There, its quite common for bubs to go off all or part of their usual routine. There can be lots of reasons from teething to `fussy times`. ...

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Hi Maggie, Vaccination is such a huge area, there is so much fear and guilt built into the discussion. I have to agree I am on side of allowing ...

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Hi There, you don`t mention how much formula or milk your toddler may be on and if this has affected her growth at all. This can sometimes be a ...

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Hi There, there really aren`t any specific food group requirements at this age, to be honest much of what you are doing is offer taste and textur...

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Hi Rachel, most often constipation will coincide with either a swap to formula or to a new formula, or the commencement of solids. If any of the...

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Hi There, I really do understand I have a fussy foodie who is six, but I have to say the battles have dropped off, thank goodness. One option wo...

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Hi There, often eating is one of the things that drops off when little ones are unwell and it sounds like you will have all been under a lot of s...

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Hi There, It`s good to keep in mind that even children on the lower ends of the charts are just as likely to be healthy, often if one or both pare...

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Hi There, I have a 6-year-old who is a little the same, fantastic eater right up to toddlerhood but now he smells his food and gives it a little t...

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Hi Parker, good work, you sound like you have done really well! Really, you can take any recipe and alter it to suit your needs, instead of sugar...

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Hi There, that can be so distressing. There are few things to consider, for example: Check that the Weet-Bix is thoroughly immersed in fluid, if...

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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

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Hi Caroline, That is a difficult question. It’s interesting that you noticed a change when you started taking antibiotics, so that would see...

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Hi Paula, The constant vomiting can be very difficult to deal with, although not a lot of people appreciate just how hard it can be. It can also b...

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Hi Susan, That is a difficult question. While it is good that she is putting on weight, and is mostly happy, I am really happy to hear that you h...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing all the right things, and it’s great to hear too, that you have been able to get your son diagnosed with re...

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Hi Debbie, That’s an interesting question, and in turn, you may be interested to know that one of the signs of reflux is sticking fingers/fi...

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Hi, Yes it can be a bit different during pregnancy usually from the changes in your hormone levels. If the sensation continues you may need ot hav...

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Hi, Congratulations! One cup of tea per day is fine but if you do want to cut out all caffeine you need to have decaf. Runny eggs are fine. Here i...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It really is far too early to work out if it is anything long term. If you are getting strong pain in that area when the swelling increases it...

Answered: 22 May 2009