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Maree...
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Hi, You might expect one daytime nap but he may also be ready to drop this daytime nap altogether so during this transition time be guided by tir...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Betty...
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She is really passionate about expressing herself. I bet she is adorable at other times. One thing that i have learned as a parent is that the stro...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It may be best to discuss your fears and concerns with your carer so that you can decide if an epidural may be th...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. With subsequent pregnancies you do tend to get more of the practice contractions. This does not tend to mean that...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Natasha, Fluid retention tends to happen later in pregnancy. This is a side effect of pregnancy as you do retain more fluid during pregnancy t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During pregnancy it is very safe to continue having intercourse. Sometimes it may become more uncomfortable due t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sleeping positions during pregnancy depends on your comfort. Sometimes sleeping on your back can make you feel di...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Newborns are born at differing weights and grow at different rates so it is difficult to determine the number of ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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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...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Lou, It’s confusing, isn’t it, but honestly, there is no exact way of doing it. I wish there was as it would be so much easier for...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Karen, It does make it more difficult to implement the changes whilst still in your room, so I would definitely wait. She may still be hungry ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Don`t make a battle out of the daytime nap. Try resettling for 15mins and if no luck get him up and try again later. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, The dummy may have become his sleep association and you may need to get rid of it. Try following our settling program and include a feed/play...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Going forward with the clock can be an advantage and gets baby sleeping a bit longer for the first week or so but if you keep a good usual routine ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, You would expect to be feeding 4 hourly and a good routine is feed/play/sleep and feeding 2,6,10,2,6,10 F/P/S allows you to feed when baby...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Betty...
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Dear Julie, The symptoms of what is referred to as PND can occur at any time. Your experiences are perfectly normal. Please take some quiet time (2...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Betty...
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He will probably do better at school. If he has been constipated that might be contributing as the experience will be upleasant and he will be hold...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Betty...
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Its is so hard being a mum. All the rules change. We need to learn to be part of a family, a system that changes all the time and a lot of the thin...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This sounds fine. Don`t be too concerned about weight during pregnancy and try to eat healthy foods and not too m...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Silvana, Here is a great website that offers safe foods for pregnancy and breast feeding. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. Folic acid supplements are safe to take when breastfeeding - you can get some that are specifically for pregnancy...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Louise, I really do know how you feel; I have a fussy eater who is still going strong at almost 5. I have written a fact sheet on fussy...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without and overnight feed. It sounds like she is becoming dependent on a comf...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Clare, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months and the sleeping bag is good and recommended by SIDS foundation. He may be ready for 2 s...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, This can by a very trying hour of the day for many of us and you could try using our settling techniques. Try to implement a feed/play/sleep ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007