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Maree...
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Hi Linda, Firstly you MUST stop feeding her to sleep initially with the bottle as she wakes on her light sleep (as we all do) and looks for this s...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Hi, All of you have described sounds very normal and to be expected. Try not to worry but I know that it can be hard. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, Stress can affect your pregnancy and it is advisable to try reduce your levels of stress if possible. So hopefully you may be under less stres...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi There, It is very common that bubs and children go off their food when unwell, even more likely if they have had a sore throat. It can seem th...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi There, Yes my second was the same, took him until about 11 months to really get into water. It really is perseverance to be honest, find some ...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Emma, You would expect your son to be sleeping 7pm to 7am at this age and it may be about this time he could begin to drop the daytime nap. Eve...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Tess, Lilly is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety which won`t be helping. You are right she is too big to be wrapped now so I wou...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, I would recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine then implement our settling techniques when she shows tired signs. You can get details ...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, All babies are different and I would highly recommend you follow a feed/pay/sleep routine and be guided by her tired signs. A really good feed...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you have had no skin problems with your everyday washing powder then continue to use it! Sterilising of cloth nappies is recommended but no...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Natalie, You can try to have a healthy pregnancy and to do some regular exercise so that your body is fit and healthy for surgery. You should t...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Canned tuna is fine to eat in pregnancy. Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: Food Authority. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Anna, Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: Food Authority. And sour cream is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Shandele, Constipation is more common for bubs on formula, it tends to be a little more `dense` and so requires more fluid for their kidneys to...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Babies and toddlers thrive on routine and you could well see some changes in the beginning. Try to keep your usual bedtime routine the same an...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, She is definitely getting enough sleep, though at this age you might expect one morning nap and one afternoon nap. Always be guided by tired s...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Your son simply does not know how to sleep without you, he relys solely on your comfort. If you want to change this it would be very tough goi...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Marie, He is telling you he doesn`t want this nap anymore so don`t make a battle out of it, have an early dinner prepared so he doesn`t end up ...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Jane, No, wake her during the day instead of letting have this large sleep as she is confusing day with night. Do anything you can to keep her...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Leigh, You need to gradually stop stimulating your breast so that the milk will not be produced. It is normal to get lumpy painful breasts if y...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, You can hire a birth assistant or doula if you don’t have any family that may provide support. Enquire at your local hospital for a list...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, If there were no long term complications from the first caesarean then there is really no set time frame for waiting. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, If you have an average 28 day cycle then you ovulate around day 14 (day 1 is the first day of your period). If you have a longer or shorter cy...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, That is an interesting question. I`m sure anything is possible but I couldn’t tell you if he has reflux, sorry. I would suggest talking ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, There is no set age just whenever you feel the time is right, if you need the cot for a new baby then that`s the right time. My son was 3yo an...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Robyn, Don`t make a battle out of it, if sleeping less than one hour try for 15 mins to resettle her and if no luck get her up and try again ne...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Most babies protest the change of routine, but putting baby on their side facing away we avoid eye contact so you should persist with this if ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Sharon, Our settling program can help greatly with catnapping by following a feed/play/sleep routine you can catch tired signs straight away a...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Joanne, When offering her a bottle back to sleep she associates this with sleep and will continue to wake for it. When she goes down to sleep i...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008