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Hi K, Thanks for your question. Generally when your baby first begins to sign, they do start using that one sign for everything. A similar thi...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Tracy, There is a multiple births association that is fantastic for providing lots of information and support for parents of twins or more. The...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, I am sure that it is fine. Please inform them that you are pregnant and they will advise if there are any extra precautions for pregnant women...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, Your pregnancy is still relatively early and it is difficult to determine if there will be any long term affects of the bleeding. Try not to w...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Sarahn, Thank you for your question. It sounds like your little one is still unwell. I believe it is important for parents to talk to a doctor ...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Christine, In relation to baby sign language delaying speech, this is not the case. Research has highlighted that baby sign language actually a...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Sharene, You need to use a very mild wash – a wool wash is good and not too much. A softner probably shouldn`t be used the less chemical ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Deb, Well done to you both, sounds like solids has been a real hit! The current guidelines recommend whole egg from 12 months, there are som...

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 Deb, Well done to you both, sounds like solids has been a real hit! The current guidelines recommend whole egg from 12 months, there are som...

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...

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Hi Tania, The pelvic pain could be form the position of the baby at the moment – the baby’s legs could be kicking down in that region....

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Peta, There are a great many little ones about who aren`t able to or choose not to consume dairy products and do just fine. As you say the tri...

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Hi Simone, Yes, typically fussy eating hits around 14-18 months and it can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year old who is sho...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi There, There are a couple of things to consider. Firstly, not all children drink cows` milk or can drink it and most do just fine. You might ...

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
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Hi, Thanks for your question. I think that it is always best for parents to talk to the doctor whenever they have concerns and so I would recommen...

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Hi Antonette, Sounds like you are doing a great job with your little daughter Alana and sorry to hear that you have been going through a tough tim...

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Hi, Some babies are poor daytime sleepers and we often resort to something that seems to work but ends up creating a bad habit. Feed/play/sleep...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Ruth, I have many parents who are using baby sign language with their children who have communication difficulties. Generally the older the ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Anna, Babies can go through the stage initially where once they know one sign, they believe it symbolises the sign for everything. This is whe...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Have you gone to see your local GP? My advice would be to see a health professional in your area to check for your own piece of mind. If the...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There Jakey`s Mum, I would correct him and continue to use the correct signs. Initially babies can go through a stage where once they know one...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Eloise, I hope Charlie is doing well now, I am guessing he has had surgery and it has all gone well! I can recommend a feeding mesh, they are...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jasmine, I am glad that you have taken your daughter to the doctors, though it doesn’t sound as though your doctors are giving you the an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I do know of one gluten-free baby rusk, Baby Mum-Mum, website of the same name, though I haven`t seen them about for a while. The othe...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Ceon, It`s always difficult to change baby`s sleeping habits without upsetting them, this is the way they know how to sleep. You may want to ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicki, 3 hours is a long nap, what you need to keep in mind is that children thrive on routine and having boundaries set for them. A regular ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009