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Hi there, Yes nut allergy affects the whole family. I can really recommend contact these people and getting hold of some of their resources,...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi there, Good question, the Australia NZ Food Standards note that crustacea such as prawns and crab have very low levels of mercury and henc...

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Hi There, Well to be honest it sounds to me as though you are both going great guns. And as they say, if its not broken don’t fix it. ...

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Hi Anna, Its always so interesting to hear what people are saying out there. This info about the fibre absorbing the nutrients may have come...

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Hi, Oh I am green with envy to a degree, I do understand your concern though because obviously iron-containing foods are very important. She...

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Hi there, I would give your early childhood nurse a quick buzz and ask for some tips, they are often very good at helping with the weaning pr...

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Hi there, Arrr yes, the long hard road of fussy eating which has obviously been even more challenging with the vomiting putting him off even...

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Hi, One allergy is hard enough but multiple is tricky. I have copied in some info on gluten free options for you and I recommend checking ou...

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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organization. I’m really pleased to hear that you were able to find a way of helping him before. Given that h...

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Hi, This won`t last she will soon be able to roll back by herself, meanwhile give her extra tummy time during the day to help her. It`s great s...

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Hi Del, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months and with Summer coming on and she is becoming more active now is a great time to remove the wr...

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Hi Marie, A baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed from about 6 months on. A 10 pm rollover feed is given from 6 month...

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Hi Danielle, It really does seem he is associating sleep with the wrapping We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months and with Summer coming on ...

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Hi, It makes it really hard to implement any settle program when baby has been so ill. I would only suggest you speak to your doctor about any se...

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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed so I would guess that this has become a sleep asso...

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Hi Cindy, This is probably also to do with how they go to sleep initially, they need to fall asleep independently so when they wake on their ligh...

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You are right - there is no point saying it is worth is as you have a beautiful healthy boy....but this approach might work which is a variation......

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The only reason any of us `go backwards` or do things we otherwise wouldnt do is because we are stressed, either a little or a lot....the issue isn...

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Hi - there are so many things I want to say to you. I am really sorry to hear about your mother. This is an important part of your experiences toda...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Gestational diabetes is a metabolic disorder and is not caused by the food that you eat. It can be made worse if ...

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Hi Eileen, Thank you for your enquiry. If she is breast fed she will not get constipated and she will go when she is ready. If she is formula fed...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is great that you are talking about this now so that you and your midwife are prepared for what may happen. Do...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Usually your body does cope with this type of slight complication. It will not affect your fertility at all. If y...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It can feel very debilitating in the early stages of pregnancy. The good news is that it does not last too long a...

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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your enquiry. If you want to take a supplement during pregnancy then it is advisable to take one that is suited to pre...

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Hi There, So your toddler is just over the 50th percentile, has she always been around this or has there been a change in her growth? So...

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Hi Carol, Around 8 - 9 months you can start to offer solids first and the number of feeds really does start to drop back. Baby is your be...

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Hi there, Yes I think you are already onto it, it seems like he is self-weaning. As he is nearing 11 months two bottles a day especially as he is ...

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Hi There, Yes toddlers can certainly be creative with the meals you have slaved over. Have you tried just offering her a very small plate ...

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Hi there, Well you have come to the right gal. I have just finished a book on fussy eating recipes, it was out of sheer desperation that it c...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007