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Hi, This is Abby`s sleep association and unless you change things nothing will change. I highly recommend you follow our It`s Time To Sleep settli...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Tracey, You might still expect to be offering one or two overnight feeds at this age, give it another month and you could expect her to drop on...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Carolyn, I would suggest you follow our It`s time To Sleep settling program for newborn to 6 months it`s all hands on and no leaving baby at th...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, I am wondering how you are settling her when she wakes during the night? She is probably experiencing 8 months separation anxiety at this time...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Kim, Good feeding times are 2,6,10,2,6,10. Always follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always settle baby awake into the cot. At night replac...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is best not to take any medication that is not recommended during pregnancy. You need to visit your GP for a check up to see if you really ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is best that you visit your GP for a check up. You may need some mild medication to ease your discomfort. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is safe to continue to breast feed as long as you wish. You can also safely breast feed a newborn and an older toddler if you wish. Your bo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Em, This is fine but make sure that you have some fresh air in the bathroom as you may feel dizzy if the shower all steams up. Best wishes,...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to talk to your health care professional about this so that you can get the right help as soon as the baby is born. Sometimes this pr...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are going along great, if you have a good eater at two then you have done really well. I can recommend the Huggies re...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I love that, `licking the floor`, I caught my nephew licking a fence the other day. Generally, sterilising of equipment ceases around...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Natalie, In terms of toddler battles, self-feeding is reasonably low on the priority list. You are right, generally it occurs of its own acco...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Iron is a tricky one, it isn`t quickly lost from the body so it can be over-dosed easily, which is why it is often best to test levels ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, When you start out on solids, it is generally good to begin water in a sipper cup at the same time. Babies need more water than we do ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, There`s good reason for your confusion. In developed countries we have long been avoiding allergy foods, and sadly the allergy rates h...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Kym, Firstly, yes the three meals and 3-4 formula a day is just fine. At about 9 months you can swap to food before formula, so you may find ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Virginia, From 12 months onwards you can begin to make a full transition to food and water (and milk snacks) alone. In most cases as long as...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, it`s hard to say what might be happening here. It can be multiple sensitivities or even mechanical (though this most likely would have...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Mandy, It does sound like he is relying on the dummy as his sleep association, I would suggest you try to do away with it or at least remove it...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, Sometimes when baby is unwell we naturally offer extra comfort to baby and this can create some habits that baby is not willing to give up so ...

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 Megan, He would be fine to go into a bed now and you will be able to purchase safety side rails from a baby store no problem. You could also le...

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
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Hi, This is his sleep association and to change this you would need to teach him to sleep independently. Our It`s Time To Sleep controlled comfort...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Alex, Her body clock is in a different time zone and you need to adjust it so she is not sleeping so long during the day, the 4.5hrs in the mor...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Fiona, It is very common in subsequent pregnancies to have far more tightenings and to be more aware of the Braxton hicks contractions. It is n...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you are breast feeding it is not recommended to introduce a dummy too early. However, if the baby is well established with feeding and doin...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you wan to increase the supply in one side you need to feed more often from that breast. You can offer that breast first when the baby is h...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Melanie, This feeling is from the increased fluid that is circulating in your system during pregnancy. You need to try to elevate your limbs wh...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009