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Hi There, Good question! I personally, believe that follow-on formulas are not required under normal circumstances. If you have got your bub thro...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It all looks great, its so nice when your bub tucks into a good meal. On the issue of sodium (salt), if you are offering baby a whole-fo...

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Hi There, I have to confess to not being a big fan personally of Nutella, it has reasonably high levels of saturated fat, from memory (check this o...

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Hi Debbie, Well done to you for seeking it out. YES! That is the one I use, we love it and use it even for our satay`s. Enjoy the goodness! Hoor...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Christine, I would pop into see your GP with this, there are a few reasons why young children, especially around this age, can start to urinate ...

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Hi Lisa, 5 months is a good time to start! I love avo as a starter for bubs, it has a similar composition of fats to breastmilk and is a lovely fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Tabatha, There can be a stage of food throwing (which can drive you near to insanity) and sometimes if it doesn`t pass quickly having a chat to ...

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Hi Liz, I think in your question lay the issue; there are quite a few unanswered questions. Personally, I believe in cases where you aren`t sure o...

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Hi There, Another good question, I like these and I am sure the members like to read these also. To my way of thinking there are two types of tinn...

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Hi Katrina, You certainly don`t want to be trying to resettle a baby in pain. Try to get the wind problem under control, but also keep in mind tha...

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Hi, Your daughter simply doesn`t know how to sleep without you and I would recommend that you follow our It`s TimeTo Sleep settling program and in...

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Hi, This is his sleep association and it takes considerable effort of a new sleep program to make a difference. I suggest you follow the It`s Time...

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Hi, To be honest she is not doing too bad, it would be great if we could all have a text book baby but it is unrealistic. What is realistic though...

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Hi, I can`t even begin to imagine the stress you must have endured and you would have had no option other than to completely comfort your daughte...

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Hi Candan, It seems she is relying on your comfort to sleep initially at night and the comfort of the milk to return to sleep. I would suggest you...

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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. It is from the ligaments that support your uterus stretching. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, The minipill can sometimes cause problems with breakthrough bleeding. This may be what is happening. You may also have an infection that is ca...

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Hi Cathie, I am not too sure about this. It may be best that you visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi There, Currently there is no upper limit for sodium as set by the National Health and Medical Research department, though the allowance for bub...

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Hi Kim, Yes very normal! Sounds like you are both going just as you would hope, well done! Self-feeding is more likely to occur around the 16-1...

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Hi There, You are right, baby`s own stores of iron begin to run low around six months and iron-deficiency is most common between 7 and 9 months. ...

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Hi There, Generally you would make the switch pretty much as baby hits six months. The changes tend to coincide with when baby`s stores of iron an...

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Hi There, Sounds like you have a little gal who loves her food, which is fab! Its` common that bubs reject breast or bottle in favour of solids; ...

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Hi Nicole, It`s easy to create new and unwanted habits when our little ones are ill we all give the extra comfort needed. Sometimes just letting b...

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Hi Jaime, It is hard to say why babies great routine suddenly goes pear shaped sometimes, but the best thing you can do is act on tired signs and ...

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Hi Michelle, You wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through before 6 months and she is small so I would give her the benefit of the doubt for a...

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Hi, She has developed a pattern now and you need to change it quickly. You need to persist with waking her during the day. Try following our It`s ...

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Hi, See your Early Childhood Health Centre for advice on this. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Neelima, It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up to check if there are no long term problems with the wound or the area. If everything ...

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Hi, You may be fertile and when your baby starts solids in the next few months, your periods will return and you have a greater chance of falling ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009