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Maree...
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Hi, You should always feed,play then sleep so baby falls asleep independently and not feeding. If you don`t think he is hungry then try using ou...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, You need to implement a feed/play/sleep routine which means feed when baby wakes (if due) 2,6,10,2,6,10 is a good feeding pattern. Then you p...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Sharon, Yes he would be way overtired and I suggest you follow our settling program and you really need to implement the feed/play/sleep routi...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Mai, Leave out the last feed it should go feed/play/sleep so you settle baby awake into the cot knowing that they are tired signs because she ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, It is wonderful that your child loves you so much and feels safe with you, but it sounds like you feel it is a bit excessive at the moment. ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Victoria, It sounds like your son has had a bit of a fright with all the noise and excitement at the train station. As parents, none of us ar...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Mel, Thanks for contacting me. It must be a difficult time for all of you. Since there does not appear to be any physical reason for the cry...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Rebecca, I know just how you feel! One of my babies used to bite me and she would even smile while doing it! The first thing I recommend is ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, As parents we are constantly worrying about our child not getting enough to eat. I remember force-feeding my first child because she hardly ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, It is such a wonderful time when there is a new addition in the family, but it can also be a confusing time. It is hard for our first-borns ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Yasmin, It’s great to read that your family takes sun protection seriously. Freckles are rare at birth and usually develop as a resul...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. As a general rule it is advisable to dress the baby in similar layers to what oyu are wearing plus one extra laye...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The caesarean scar should have not affect on you feeling the baby move. Don’t worry too much, sometimes bab...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Nicole, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very common to have palpitations of the heart during pregnancy but you need to be checked over to ru...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If it was a freshly opened hard cheese then you are not at risk of listeria infection. I’m sure that it wou...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Yes common for bubs to self-wean, although in this case he is too young not to be on milk feeds as you have said. Keep offering him 3 milk f...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, I really do understand I had one like that myself (he is now 5). Personally looking back I wish I had gone to my child health nurse and aske...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Yes it becomes harder to breastfeed when you supplement, it is a catch 22 really, the best way to get your milk supply up is to feed more (ev...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Good question, you could offer small amounts of pork but some of the issues are the salt, additives, fat etc content of such foods as ham, sa...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Oh yes, it is soooo handy if you can offer expressed milk by the bottle! Mind you, you have only 6-8 weeks until bub is on solids and you ha...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Tina, On the issue of teething, yes it could be but the ear pulling could be a little suspicious, enough so to pop into see your GP so he or s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Brigitte, I would really recommend you call the great gals at No Fuss Feeding (they are in Victoria so I am not sure where you are and how thi...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Sounds like you are at the point of having your little one on a full diet now, without milk feeds. You can wean him from milk feeds at any t...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Loretta, That’s great you have such a good eater. If you are concerned and if you have noticed a sudden change in her growth rate and d...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Kerryn, You are doing great, at 11 months old you if you choose you can be very close to weaning (after 12 months), so it is common to be down...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, It is hard to say if he is eating too much, most toddlers (I know he isn’t quite a toddler yet), will eat about two whole pieces of an ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi There, I have divided you question into two. Firstly if it is okay to offer a toddler adult drinks such as soy. Yes as long as it is calciu...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Has her weight only dropped in the last week? Or was there a bit of a pattern emerging before this? Teething can strongly impact on eating,...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thanks for writing in, and yeouch for the mastitis in both breasts- I can imagine how much THAT hurt!!! Yes, it is possible he is constipated...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007