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Hi Cat, You will need to contact your local hospital to notify them of your symptoms and some hospitals require you to have a check up if you thin...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It`s hard to offer a `one stop` suggestion on improving nutrition to help with immunity; however, what I can do is offer you some tip s...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Leonie, Sounds like you are both going great. It does get hard keeping the variety going. Generally from 9 months onwards you can offer bubs...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Rebecca, Yes fussy eating can be hard enough in the toddler years, let alone in bubs. Generally it doesn`t hit till about 14 months, so it is...

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Hi Kelly, Not too bad, though I have caught a flu from my 3 year old, ugh! But thank you for asking. There is a lot of information now to supp...

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Hi Briony, Breastmilk is reasonably stable, it will fluctuating in relation to your dietary fat intake and some nutrients such as vitamin C. One...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Whole grains and cereals generally are healthier options to be honest, so as long as the rice is well cooked and baby copes with the te...

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Hi Tracy, well that`s a good question. To be honest I would err on the side of caution. My top concern would be the green tea as it can strongl...

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Hi There, One of the issues with commercial foods is that they do tend to be softer in texture (for safety reasons often) and many varieties use ...

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Hi There, its quite common for bubs to go off all or part of their usual routine. There can be lots of reasons from teething to `fussy times`. ...

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Hi There, you don`t mention how much formula or milk your toddler may be on and if this has affected her growth at all. This can sometimes be a ...

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Hi There, there really aren`t any specific food group requirements at this age, to be honest much of what you are doing is offer taste and textur...

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Hi Amanda, yes, possible just transitory. If he is passing a normal poo, it could just be that he is beginning to become more aware of what is go...

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Hi Debbie, That’s an interesting question, and in turn, you may be interested to know that one of the signs of reflux is sticking fingers/fi...

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Hi, In pregnancy your discharge does increase and it can be thicker from the hormone changes. If it is offensive or green you need to see your GP ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Katie, You may need to have a check up as you may have a urinary tract infection or similar that needs treating. If nothing shows up this pregn...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is fine. You can start to have a small amount of colostrum present from only a few months of pregnancy. You can use this to gently rub in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, At 24 weeks it is not uncommon for the baby’s movements to be not as prominent at times as the baby can move into a posterior position w...

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Hi, Congratulations! One cup of tea per day is fine but if you do want to cut out all caffeine you need to have decaf. Runny eggs are fine. Here i...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This stretching is from hormonal changes in late pregnancy. Physiotherapists treat this condition and provide a brace to help support the pelv...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. It is normal to lose a little weight early in pregnancy and not to gain too much in the first 20 weeks and the...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This sounds as if your body is getting ready to go into labour. Try not to be too concerned. Get plenty of rest and eat well. You could also t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Your baby may be born at an above average weight (average being 3.5kg). This is not unusual and nothing to worry about. Babies grow very quick...

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Hi, A show at the end of pregnancy is a sign that your body is getting ready to go into labour. The labour can take sometimes up to a week or more...

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Hi, Yes you do need to talk to someone as soon as possible about how you are feeling. Start with your GP who should be able to refer you to an app...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, You can visit your GP for some possible medication to ease the discomfort. Otherwise the stockings should help and also raising your legs when...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes that`s very normal, tummy upsets can not only take a few weeks to get over, but also set up some negative associations with food. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, In fact most animal breastmilk has similar levels of lactose, so goats milk will still be reasonably high in lactose. As your little o...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, It sounds to me as though you are blessed with a great little eater. If you bub is happily eating his solids and they aren`t interferin...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tracey, Yes, certainly if you are continuing with formula you could swap over to a toddler formula. You may also find that moving onto smooth...

Answered: 22 May 2009