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Hi Cindy, Every woman experiences are different and you may have nausea very soon. Some women do not get any signs of morning sickness and this ca...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Congrats on the great job you have done! I must admit that weaning is slightly out of my sphere and perhaps the Breastfeeding Associat...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Lee-Anne, Personally I recommend adult, full-fat, naturally made yoghurts, such as Bornhoffen or Jalna (just plain). If you compare the ingre...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, Try our settling program for newborn to 6 months and do incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Chantelle, You need to be consistent with the techniques other wise you send mixed messages, he knows you will give in first. Try following the...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, We do say from 3 months on not to wrap, as baby is moving more freely. He is associating sleep with the wrap and if you want to change this yo...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Karen, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to visit your carer or your local hospital for a check up. It is best to be sure but if it i...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Yes always a bit tricky when you start out with solids. Generally though bubs around 5 months would have between 4-6 feeds a day, some ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, How do you get him to sleep in his cot initially? Are you still with him or does he have another aid to get to sleep. This could be making the...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Well now I have to confess you are talking to a rather conservative nutritionist on the top allergy food front. Personally I believe it...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi There, You could give her any type of food she is already eating and has been trialled on, her meals especially at this age don’t have to...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi There, So he is just under the 50th percentile but as his weight has been stable for around 12 months I am guessing this percentile wasn’...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Katherine, We absolutely, wholeheartedly completely agree with Mem Fox`s ways! Mem Fox advocates exposing a child to books - LOTS of books - f...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Kate, No this won`t be the solution, you need to get him to sleep independently this will be the answer. When he falls asleep in your arms and...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi, Do be guided by tired signs during this transition time as each day won`t be the same. Try pushing forward the morning nap a little each day ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Sharon, So I am guessing then he is full and gags on the food straight after a breastfeed? The actual gap between b’feeds and solids is...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi Katie, He is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and this will pass. In the meantime try to avoid any unwanted habits for settlin...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi Heleina Thank you for your questions. No it is definitely not too late to starting introducing baby sign language to your daughter. I recomme...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Veronica, I`m wondering what would happen if you left the door open? I would try leaving it open and a night light so he can see his surroundin...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Lisa, You are lucky you get the 12 hours out of him mostly this would be a reason for waking frequently throughout the night. Controlled comfor...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, You are exactly right, he has sleep associations to go to sleep and unless you are prepared to work hard at changing them then not much will c...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Evelyn, Fortunately there is a much better way and that is following a feed/play/sleep routine. This means feed baby when she wakes and due( a ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Yvonne, These are her sleep associations and she is winning the battle over you. When you lay with her and then leave she wakes on her light sl...

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Hi , Swallowing problems are reasonably common, things such as enlarged tonsils can be cause, but at 10 months it is still a little hard to tell i...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi Jasmin, Consistency with settling techniques is important so you don`t send mixed messages and sabotage your efforts. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi There, I am guessing Tyler is in care of some sort while you are at work? You could swap lunch and dinner very easily, this may ‘kill tw...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi There, Having a bub so early must have been a very stressful time, so that’s fantastic that you are now past the first 12 months. So usi...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi There, Thank you for your email. To get started in baby sign language, it is important to start with just a handful of signs. Be sure ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Hi, It`s not easy when they refuse an entire food group, I really do understand. The upside of the situation is the it is easier to get 2 serv...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you are getting ready to go into labour but it is not established yet. It is advisable to go for a...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008