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Hi, This stretching is from hormonal changes in late pregnancy. Physiotherapists treat this condition and provide a brace to help support the pelv...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. It is normal to lose a little weight early in pregnancy and not to gain too much in the first 20 weeks and the...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, You may be more aware of these with a subsequent pregnancy. These are very normal and signs of a healthy pregnancy. You also tend to niggle mo...

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Hi, Any smoking in pregnancy does damage to you and the baby. Try to stop as soon as you can so that the baby can grow and be healthy. There are s...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Your baby may be born at an above average weight (average being 3.5kg). This is not unusual and nothing to worry about. Babies grow very quick...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Yes you do need to talk to someone as soon as possible about how you are feeling. Start with your GP who should be able to refer you to an app...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes that`s very normal, tummy upsets can not only take a few weeks to get over, but also set up some negative associations with food. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, In fact most animal breastmilk has similar levels of lactose, so goats milk will still be reasonably high in lactose. As your little o...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, It sounds to me as though you are blessed with a great little eater. If you bub is happily eating his solids and they aren`t interferin...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tracey, Yes, certainly if you are continuing with formula you could swap over to a toddler formula. You may also find that moving onto smooth...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I am guessing your son will be at least 14 months given the fussy eating stage that he may have hit. Fussy eating happens commonly from...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Kirsty, It sounds like you have really worked hard to find a solution, so well done to you. Keep on with what you are doing, each of those id...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Bek, You don`t mention the age of baby? So just keep in mind I am writing this without a very important piece of info. Oh, sorry I take that ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Its hard to say if your toddler has hit fussy eating or if he is just experiencing a temporary departure from his usual routine, as does...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Pamela, It sounds to me that you and Matthew are going great! Around 8 months most bubs will be on 2-4 solid meals a day, which are offered be...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I would recommend you check with your CHN on this. Central to any decision is how baby is growing. If Emmy is moving along the percent...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Well done to you for keeping a watchful eye over what your little one eats. You haven`t mentioned the age of your daughter so I am going...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Megyn, there are a few things I would look at, firstly, see if you have a little man who just simply wants to leap to finger foods. Offer him ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Liat, Its all very normal, some bubs take to solids like they have been waiting for it for weeks, others find the whole thing a bit dreary at f...

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Hi Tania, It can be frustrating and stressful when to you things just aren`t right and yet you are being told there is nothing that can be done. ...

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Hi Shae, You could make the move from bottles to cups from now onwards. Generally sipper cups are preferred for tots as they are better for their...

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Hi Bronwyn, I have included notes from the lovely gals at Huggies regarding the nappies... "We are really sorry to hear you have had a problem w...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, If your son is eating really well and loosing weight I would recommend popping into your GP for a check of things. Once you have been ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Rebecca, sounds like you are both going great, well done to you. How much a baby will eat greatly varies from one bub to the next, depending ...

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Hi Lauren, Fussy eating tends to hit from 14 months onward and it can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year old who is showing ...

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Hi Cassie, Thanks for contacting our organisation. I’m sorry that things are so tough right now, but please keep looking for answers for you...

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Hi Yael, I think it is a rare mother that doesn’t question their infant’s sleeping ability at some stage during the first year. Howeve...

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Hi Liat, Thanks for contacting RISA Inc. It sounds like you are having a difficult time with your little boy, and I hope I can help give you some...

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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: 15 May 2009
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Hi, It can take a normal healthy couple at least 6 months to get pregnant and sometimes it can take up to 12 months. Try not to worry too much jus...

Answered: 15 May 2009