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Hi Marie, Thank you for your enquiry. This is very common in babies of this age. It is a matter of trying different things to help her and you at...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Aimee, This condition is a type of anaemia and is usually treated with folic acid. There are many women with anaemia especially after childbir...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is recommended by the World Health Organisation to breast feed if possible as it is best for mother and baby. ...

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Hi Megan, You will find conflicting information on this issue of boiling water. Some say yes, you should boil water, others say not to worry if...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi There, Yes I think you have bought up a really good point, not one that I have been asked about today, so well done. Most likely it is the ...

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Hi There, Good point, you are highly likely to find he has been indirectly exposed to egg white already. Ideally egg white (or whole egg ) is i...

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Hi, I sympathise with you, I really do know how hard and frustrating it can be. I really recommend using the foods he does eat to incorporate t...

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Hi, I would recommend holding off a while there is currently concern over milk consumption in infants under 12 months and as she has only just r...

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Hi, I have a fact sheet I wrote specifically for Huggies members who have asked me this, so if you would like to download it here is the link. ...

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Hi, Now you are asking the impossible, sadly. You are very right there are no (well none that I can find to date), nutritionally healthy cracke...

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Hi Michelle (I am guessing Michelle from Wallan…), That’s so great to hear that the book is helpful, thank you! Don’t you h...

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Hi There, You are onto it already, yes go with the cheese and yoghurt and other sources of calcium, she is fine without drinking cows milk, in f...

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Hi I found it really hard to cope when people would tell me that things would be better by a particular age, only to find out there was no change...

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Hi, That is actually a tough question- reflux can be really difficult to diagnose, and there is such a large range of ways it presents, which of ...

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Hi, Baby sign language is about initially incorporating one word sentences on sign into your routines. So I would encourage you not to be signi...

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Hi Sharon, I have just written an article for this website about how to manage toddler’s biting (see link at the top of this page). It ha...

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Hi. Thanks for your email. Young children do not have the verbal skills to communicate their feelings and certainly in this situation your chil...

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Hi Belinda, As you mentioned, sibling rivalry is extremely common (in fact it is an important time for children to learn how to socialise with o...

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Hi, Having a dummy or blanket provides some children with a sense of comfort and security. It is important to understand why you are making this de...

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Hi, Babies and children have sensitive skin so sun protection is really important. Infants under six months of age should be kept out of the sun ...

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Hi, It’s great to hear that your family is very sunsmart. As this is a clinical question, it is best to seek advice from your family doctor...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Please visit your pharmacy for treatment advice as this condition does not disappear on its own. Best wis...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to see a GP for advice as it is difficult for me to determine what the rash may be and it may req...

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Hi Michelle, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be related to pregnancy but it may not. If you have had a viral infection recently this can aff...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Any bleeding in pregnancy is considered to be abnormal. If you think that the bleeding is from your vagina and no...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 18 weeks and some women do leak this colostrum. This is no sign ...

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Hi, Here is a link to a guide to safe foods during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumer/pregnancy.asp Best wishes, ...

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Hi Linda, Thank you for your enquiry. It is really up to you when you plan for your next child. Some people think that having their children clos...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can visit your pharmacy for an over the counter preparation to treat haemorrhoids. Best wishes, ...

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Hi Helen, Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumer/pregnancy.asp Usually tinned fish is safe...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007