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Hi, The movements can be irregular at this stage of pregnancy as the baby still has lots of room to get into a position where the movements aren`t...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Stella, Solids of any kind are best introduced around 6 months and when baby shows clear signs of readiness. Early introduction of solids ca...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Katy, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep through the night. Even though he is self settling to begin with you could try usin...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, You can sleep in any way that you feel comfortable. Don’t force yourself to sleep on the left side if it is uncomfortable. It is very co...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi Natalie, If you feel that you do not have a balanced diet then you do need to take a supplement. One that is for pregnancy is usually the best....

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, If you have been recommended to use formula keep trying. Remember though it is a change for baby, as will the different teats and for...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Trish, This is perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. The baby drinks that fluid that surrounds it and it can get hiccups. You may also no...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Sam, Thank you for your email. The recommended age to start introducing baby sign language to your daughter is at around 5 months of age or wh...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your email. Yes it is worth using baby sign language with your two children. Many parents who have autistic children ha...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, You may need to talk to the hospital’s social workers or occupational therapists for advice on this. There are many medical suppliers th...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, This is very common in the early weeks of pregnancy. The baby still has plenty of room to move about and can sit in a spot where it is harder ...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi There, I guess it may be easier if I give you my take on solids, it does sound as though you are going great and if baby is happily progressing...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi Donna, You wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through until about 6 months so give him a little longer. Try increasing his daily intake for ...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi Rachael, No you wouldn`t expect him to sleep right through until 6 months. You would still expect to be either offering a 10pm or 2am feed (not...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, A caesarean section increases your chances of having another Caesar for next birth. Otherwise if there were no complications at the time of th...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi, Imogen is a bit young to be cutting out the daytime nap and it seems she does need it and you are right not to let her sleep past 3pm. Don`t...

Answered: 22 Jul 2008
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Hi Simone, Our techniques involve patting when baby cries and stop patting when baby stops crying. You may want to check with your consultant her ...

Answered: 22 Jul 2008
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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. When a baby is not sleeping through the night yet ...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Hi Melissa, Yes formula can interfere with appetite as does milk with toddlers. The main thing to keep an eye on is that your baby is eating chu...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi Annita, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. Her waking may have to do with a sleep asso...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi Chantel, Habits can so easily be created when a child is unwell and if not nipped in the bud can be long term. Using controlled comforting tech...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi Catherine, Take a look at SIDS website for their recommendations on sleeping baby safely. You would expect her to drop to one nap any time now...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi Susie, Feed/play/sleep is the best routine you can follow and you may want to try our sttling techniques when baby shows tired signs they are a...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. You could try our settling techniques instead of o...

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Hi, You can travel up to 36 weeks (4 weeks before the due date). Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi Rhonda, Well done to you all, sounds like you have all put in a great deal of work and it is paying off, is so fabulous to see a bub tuck into ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi Monica, There`s a reason so many parents read a book to their children just before bedtime - the right book can be just the trick to lull an ac...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi, This is very normal as the baby still has room to move. It also has sleep times and awake times. You should at least feel 10 active times in 2...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi There, Yes if you are breastfeeding and drinking say more than a cup of caffeine containing drink (tea, coffee, coke etc) this passes quite qui...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi Carla, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. She is most likely relying on the breast fe...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008