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Hi There, In fact you are doing everything right. You don’t need to have her drinking cow’s milk or goat’s if she is eating...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, The answer depends on the child, if they are at risk of allergy then sometimes it can be delayed until 3 years (this way they tend to have...

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Hi, Bub is quite young for solids so you are wise to go slowly. Given baby is under 6 months her stores of iron are likely to be holding out ...

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Hi There, I would have to suggest that you pop in to see either your GP or a dietitian on this one. Given the medical nature of this disease ...

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Hi, Well I have to confess this one is out of my realm, I was told to let my son brush once a day himself and then for me to brush his teeth a...

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Hi, It is really normal that they refuse foods that once caused them a bit of discomfort, probably the lumpy/coarser foods. You could wait a ...

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Hi Hope, I know what you mean about it being different a second time when you have two very different children. Ideally recommendations do s...

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Hi There, Well the recommendations do opt for cups for milk, largely because the milk sugars come in contact with their teeth more in bottle f...

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Hi There, It does make it trickier with the refusal of cheese and yoghurt. I am guessing you have tried other calcium-enriched drinks like ri...

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Hi Fiona, To be honest at this early age rice cereal is most ideal because it has an excellent absorbent form of iron, once you start baby on ...

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Hi There, What were you giving your toddler? Who was it hat suggested this? Sorry just wondering about the details here, just in case there is ...

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Hi There, Yes sounds like is just her thing she likes. Just a couple of thoughts, is she tired at her evening meal? If so maybe bring the meal ...

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Hi Nicole, I so understand why you are feeling desperate with this. Can I just ask if your little one has had all the usual bowel tests? They ...

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Hi There, Yes so common that they self-wean. Trust him and go with it, I am guessing he is a good eater and is probably getting lots of variety ...

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Hi There, I did a handy fridge chart for Huggies on staring solids that you might want to print off, the link is: Solids Which foods...

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Hi, She is associating sleep with your comfort and from about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. Un...

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Hi, Until 6 months you might expect to have to offer one over night feed. In aantoher month you could try our settling program and offer a rollov...

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Hi, I wish I did have an easy solution unfortunatley I can only offer a hard solution! You could try our settling program which also includes a 1...

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Hi Jenny, Having the grommets put in may have upset the routine and the extra comfort we give at the time can create some unwanted habit. Our set...

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Hi Kirsty, He`s not a good eater during the day because he is full up from the overnight feeding so you need to turn this around by stopping the ...

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Hi, An overtired baby is harder to settle. Try our settling program and follow a feed/play/sleep routine so you know when she is tired and can ac...

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Dear Renay, this is difficult to comment on as it relates specifically to our concerns re SIDS. I am sorry but do not feel comfortable to discuss i...

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Dear Deb, With little ones, (and even us big ones) we get easily irritated when we are out of our routine, have little control over situations, are...

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Dear Adena, I`m not familiar with the sunscreen product you mentioned. It’s great that you have looked for a sunscreen that has an SPF rat...

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Hi, Early pregnancy is a difficult time and the hormonal changes cause a variety of symptoms in everyone. Your headaches can be treated with para...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am not really sure what you are describing - it may be indigestion or it could be due to the position of the ba...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This can happened in early pregnancy and is due to the rapid change in hormone levels. It may happen again if you...

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Hi, Ideally by 9 – 10 months if they are on chunky food it is good, but in your situation you may need to review this. I would really reco...

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Hi There, I think I would try omitting the milk (in fact it has some quiet major nutritional issues in bubs under 12 months anyway) but trialing ...

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Hi Di, I did the same thing, like you say they aren’t patient when they are hungry. Really you can freeze any fruit and veg, the root veg ...

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