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Leann...
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Hi Penny, There are a few pieces of the puzzle that might help you with the direction to go in. Naturally made yoghurt such as Jalna and Bornho...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, The breast feed isn`t the problem it is when you feed baby to sleep they look for this comfort when waking on their light sleep so you need to...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, The breast feed isn`t the problem it is when you feed baby to sleep they look for this comfort when waking on their light sleep so you need to...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Bianca, About 21/2 you might expect a toddler to start dropping the afternoon nap. Take each day as it comes and be guided by tired signs. Ch...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Nannette, You may either be having twins or you may have conceived during a longer cycle so the pregnancy is less far along than you had expect...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is a one percent chance of falling pregnant when using the pill and this is usually when it is not taken as recommended. If you are ill ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Amanda, Try not to worry at this stage. The differences in the dates are only a week which is nothing at this stage. You may notice some signs ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Melissa, If it is clear or milky then this is fine. The vaginal discharge is usually increased during pregnancy but if the discharge is smelly ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, During pregnancy your metabolism is faster so you can experience more perspiration in certain areas. This sounds fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Jess, If there is a family history of twins then you are definitely a high chance for twins. Signs of twins are bad morning sickness and extrem...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Kayla, yes the move onto meat can seem a bit scary at first. You might find that fish is a good way to make the transition, for example you ca...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Rebecca, It might be a good idea to see a paedatric speech pathologist (most hospitals can refer you or you can find some in the yellow pages)....

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Natasha, There are really only very general guidelines for the amount of formula, all babies are different and at the end of the day your baby ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Brooke, Feta cheese is fine during pregnancy. Here is a link to healthy eating in pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/lif...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Selina, You need to give birth in a facility that is able to collect the blood (or have access to someone who can come & collect the blood). It...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is very common to feel cramping and stretching in early pregnancy. You may also be feeling the changes in your ovaries in early pregnancy a...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, More than likely there has been no harm done to you or the baby. Please visit another pharmacy for suitable medication for Thrush in pregnancy...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is a really bad habit and you need to be really firm to try to stop it. He will damage his teeth and it also has problems with weight gai...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately this can happen sometimes. It is a matter of finding something that works for you. It may be snacking on small amounts of bland ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Bridget, I just wonder if your little one is knowing enough to be suspicious of the changes? You might like to go back to the sipper cup, lea...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Maria, Her sleeps are a bit out of whack. You would expect that after the 6am feed she be awake for a couple of hours but she is so tired from ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is most likely habit not hunger. He MUST go to sleep awake as he looks for this bottle when he wakes on his light sleep. Give the bott...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Sometimes we try so many things we only succeed in confusing both baby and ourselves. Make sure you offer the before bed bottle before tired s...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Rachel, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. You need to visit your GP for a check up as you may need a scan. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may have varicose veins in your vulval area. If you are prone to these they will occur if you have a caesarean or not. They may cause a li...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. IF there is any discomfort or the discharge is green you may need to h...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Boys differ greatly in the age they first begin to read, but at 4 and a half, your boy may well be at the very early stages of learning to rea...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Sophie, It`s a fact that some babies are just poor daytime sleepers. If you are going to undertake a settling program you need to persist an...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Between 2 to 2 1/2 is the usual age depends on your circumstances really if you need the cot for another baby or not, my son went into a big b...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This all sounds perfectly normal. First time mothers all miss when they had time to themselves. When you have another baby you will find that ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009