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Hi Jade, I would imagine there would be many theories on what the deposits are. It might help to have them sampled to determine what they are, fo...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Susan, I am with your toddler to be honest, I don`t mind other meats but red meat to me tastes bla. So with that out of the way :), there are...

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Hi Bianca, it sounds like you may have a toddler who isn`t able to tolerate certain levels of egg white. It might though be helpful to just doub...

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Hi Emma, Yes you would expect to offering an overnight feed but not 2 hourly. Only feed if due and always make sure she is settled awake into her ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Peta, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep through without an overnight feed but he may be hungry. Give him the benefit of the...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are doing everything right but I am wondering how you eventually do get him to sleep as he may be fighting everything until...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, It is unreasonable to expect a 9 week old baby to sleep all through the night. You might expect to be offering 4 hourly feeds until about 3 mo...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Hayley, Around 8 months babies experience 8 month separation anxiety and this may be the cause. I would be inclined to leave her to resettle he...

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Hi Kristine, From about 6 months a baby should be able to sleep through the night without an overnight feed. Also it becomes a bit of a cycle if y...

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Hi, I guess it really depends on how you are feeling too but babies thrive on routine. If you are happy to let him coo and then start the day at 6...

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Hi Maria, My advise would be to leave the signs you have introduced in American sign language. Ensure that when you leave your child with friend...

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Hi There, It looks like it may be an issue of his bottle displacing meals? It is very common for toddlers to hold out for formula or milk and th...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Tracey, Yes carrying extra body fat around the waist is associated with health concerns, but only in overweight individuals. That`s because t...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Julie, It can be a comfort for little ones, to drink from a bottle which doesn`t make it easy to make that transition. As long as your toddl...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you have done a great job with breastfeeding, well done! I am assuming he has water during the day so is getting his fluid...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Hayley, Thank you so much, I love to hear from members and positive feedback always brings a smile to my face. Have a fabulous week, stay we...

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Hi, If your baby is born premature it will not have developed all of its lining in its lungs so the breathing is what is most difficult for them a...

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Hi, Women with small breasts can still feed very well. Try to express a small amount of colostrums in the coming weeks. Rub this onto your nipples...

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Hi, I am sorry but I am not really sure what this term may mean. This can be very frustrating for you I know. It may just be a matter of wait and ...

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Hi, Many medications are not recommended during pregnancy and breast feeding so it can be difficult to find anything that can treat your problem t...

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Hi, Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 16 weeks. It can be more noticeable in some women than others. If you are leaking you may nee...

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Hi Bec, As you say there could be many possibilities, a single one or even combinations. If it has been a one off then possible that what ever t...

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Hi There, That`s good that you don`t add any nasties to baby`s foods, yes sodium is hard work on little kidney`s that are still developing. High...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Felicity, So from the list on Huggies what about things like freezing a smoothie and taking a snack, you could do the same with sago, rice, ta...

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Hi There, It is possible that your toddler has made a negative association between food and home and on this basis I would recommend a good early...

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Hi Jo, This is an area I have been asked a lot about and have put together a fact sheet on it, which is now on my web site (www.sneakys.com.au un...

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Hi There, At this age solids arent recommended. Babies at such a young age need more time for their body systems to develop for example immune a...

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Hi, You don’t mention how old your child is, or what medication he is on, but I hope your son’s reflux is now under control. It can s...

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Hi, There is one theory that if you do eat a wide range of foods during pregnancy your child is less likely to develop allergies. However, this is...

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Hi, Try not to worry just yet. You are still in the morning sickness phase of the pregnancy. Soon this will ease and your appetite will return. ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009