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Leann...
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Hi There, my second was the same, took him until about 11 months to really get into water. It really is perseverance to be honest, find some nic...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Bridget, I just wonder if your little one is knowing enough to be suspicious of the changes? You might like to go back to the sipper cup, lea...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are blessed with a great eater, well done. Eggs are a great meal in themselves and full of lots of healthy stuff. The...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Sometimes when the baby’s head engages you may feel a bit lighter in the tummy as the weight of the baby has shifted into your pelvis. M...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, If this is not your first baby(s) then it is fine for the baby’s head not to be engaged. The baby’s head does need to be down and ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Boys differ greatly in the age they first begin to read, but at 4 and a half, your boy may well be at the very early stages of learning to rea...

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Hi Natalie, Thanks for your question to Glenda about your 4 month old baby girl. From your letter, I wasn’t sure if your baby has been medic...

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Hi Nat, Try not to worry about this and it shouldn’t have been mentioned. Late ultrasounds are not very accurate at predicting sizes. All ba...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are experiencing some pre labour tightenings. This can happen and it will all help once labour actually starts. Try to stay...

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Hi Helen, When your blood sugar levels are tested your health care professionals will look at the general trend of your levels. If they remain hig...

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Hi Tarron, This weight at 24 weeks sounds very normal to me. Keep up the good work. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Nadia, Generally finger foods and lumps are introduced at the time when your baby is able to move her mouth is such away that she can prepare ...

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Hi Martina, When you think of starting solids it all seems so easy, then once you get started it opens up a myriad of questions. From 5-6 month...

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Hi, At 18 months this is extremely dangerous letting you son sleep in the pram through the night. While this is a relatively new habit, I would h...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Anna, Most babies/toddlers this age would be up at 7am and because she is going to bed late (ideal is 7pm) then her clock is all pushed forward...

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Hi, Your daughters changes came about around the time baby experience 8 month separation anxiety and unfortunately sometimes new and unwanted habi...

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Hi, From what you have told me it seems fine to try for a VBAC. You should attend your antenatal visits or go to an alternate health care professi...

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Hi Helen, It is great that you have been able to fall pregnant and carry the baby to 29 weeks. Hopefully you will be able to carry the baby as clo...

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Hi Helen, It is great that you have been able to fall pregnant and carry the baby to 29 weeks. Hopefully you will be able to carry the baby as clo...

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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...

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Hi Kel, Try not to be too concerned about your weight. If you are eating a healthy diet then you should be fine. Sometimes when women are overweig...

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Hi Nicola, This is fine. Your breasts leak at night as this is when the hormone that produces the milk is at a higher level. They probably will co...

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Hi Martina, Pelvic pressure tends to be quite common in late pregnancy and an extra hormone is produced about now that also helps loosen all your ...

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Hi, Your due date is always only an estimation and your baby can be born up to 2 weeks after this date and still be born at term. If you want to a...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Dannielle, Thanks for your question to Glenda, I hope I can offer some insight and assist in some way. As a mother, it can be frustrating and ...

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Hi, There are medications available that can treat HSV if it may be active around the time of the birth. If there is no activity at the time of th...

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Hi Bronwyn, All pregnancies are different and once you have had one pregnancy the next one is always a little different. At this stage there is no...

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Hi, Heated pools are fine as long as you drink plenty of water so that you are not feeling faint. If you do feel faint it is advisable to get out ...

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Hi Debbie, You may still have colostrum from your previous births and it may not be related to a pregnancy. Colostrum can be present in very small...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, You really need to talk to your fertility expert about the possibility of transferring two embryos and the consequences of this. With your his...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009