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Hi Kirsty, It sounds like you have really worked hard to find a solution, so well done to you. Keep on with what you are doing, each of those id...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Its hard to say if your toddler has hit fussy eating or if he is just experiencing a temporary departure from his usual routine, as does...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I would recommend you check with your CHN on this. Central to any decision is how baby is growing. If Emmy is moving along the percent...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Generally the ability to swallow lumps and move food about the mouth involves oral mechanics. It may be that baby is still developing t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Shae, You could make the move from bottles to cups from now onwards. Generally sipper cups are preferred for tots as they are better for their...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, If your son is eating really well and loosing weight I would recommend popping into your GP for a check of things. Once you have been ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Rebecca, sounds like you are both going great, well done to you. How much a baby will eat greatly varies from one bub to the next, depending ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Adalene, Yes indeed flaxseed is great. Ideally look at both whole and ground as they do different things. The whole seeds added to cooking ac...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, It sounds to me that you are going just fine and calcium isn`t an issue. It isn’t all that uncommon that toddlers simply refuse ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Melka, You still have a little longer to go. Generally beyond 4 months is a minimum for solids as baby`s healthy intestinal bacteria haven`t r...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, That`s so great that your toddler loves a nice healthy food. As they say all things in moderation. Generally two pieces of fruit a day...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Well done to you! Carob is fabulous for little ones, we have carob bites in the cupboard a lot (organic puffed rice covered in carob). ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Well done for tracking the culprit down. One question worth posing is if there is a dose issue. So for example, can your toddler eat f...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Its not uncommon for bubs to refuse their milk, so you are not alone. You are doing the right thing by offering baby her milk first and...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes it should be fine, while regular sour cream is high in fat, just a little bit on occasions would be fine. Such dairy products are m...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Debbie, That`s fantastic about your bub’s weight! I am thrilled for you!!! Re the reaction, if the reaction doesn`t happen each time h...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Its interesting to see now that research is suggesting that reactions to rice can be just as severe if not worse than those to cows&rsqu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kelsey, Like most things with bubs they all happen at slightly different times. You may find that baby needs a little while longer to firstly ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, the most common time to start water is with solids. While some breastfeed bubs who are starting solids are fine with an extra feed, mos...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Interestingly enough, it seems reactions to rice can be just as severe, and sometimes worse than reactions to dairy and its not as un-co...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, I am taking it that you are asking how to introduce cows’ milk and which cows’ milk is best? A great way to transition to c...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Cassie, This is now Alyssa`s routine. For things to change you need to set new rules. Children thrive on having boundaries set and you need to...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, All children thrive on routine and boundaries set so if you can incorporate a regular routine this is best. Keep in mind when a chid falls as...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Sarah, It sounds like he is now relying on the rocking motion. Take a look at our It`s Time To Sleep settling program it`s all hands on at this...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kylie, Babies routine will often change without notice. If you continue with resettling techniques rather than feeding this should get her back...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Tiffany, Controled comdforting techniques are hard to do and not for everyone. For them to work you need to be consistent with every sleep day ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Emily, Firstly try a sleeping bag they are great and you know baby is warm. You would still expect to be offering one overnight feed but for o...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Michelle, These things are all her sleep associations and for things to change your daughter will need to make changes and perhaps with your he...

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Hi Bel, Yes breastfeeding and weaning can affect your cycle. See how it goes over the next few months and if it stays irregular you may need to se...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Any medications need to be checked with your pharmacist or GP during pregnancy. SO please check with them. Warm baths are fine during pregnanc...

Answered: 08 May 2009