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Sarah...
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Hi Emi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Earl...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Shannon, You are still quite early in the pregnancy so the baby should have lots of time to turn. When the room starts to run out the baby shou...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Ros, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre. ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Generally you can wean your little one from formula from 12 months. This is more so if your little one is eating a full, healthy and v...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes that is very common, my son feed like a trooper until 9 months. Once their little tummy gets big enough to hold substantial food, ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, From about 3 months babies can easily be tested for lactose intolerance (ie a stool test), so you could pop into your GP and ask about ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, Please don’t apologise for the long question – and I agree, the more information you can give the easier it generally is. However,...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, At 18 months this is extremely dangerous letting you son sleep in the pram through the night. While this is a relatively new habit, I would h...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s never too early to have a good settling routine. Don`t wait until baby is nearly asleep as soon as you see tired signs wrap Jake and sett...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Sonya, At this age you would expect to be feeding at least every 4 hours so twice a night would be normal. Feeding times of around 2,6,10,2,6,1...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Yes there are many hormonal changes during pregnancy. You can lose hair from your head and gain it in other areas you can also have noticeably...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you had a fast labour with your first you may have a similar experience this time. It`s more than likely will not be faster than 2 hours. ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Weight gain in the first 20 weeks is minimal and some even lose weight. The majority of weight is gained after 20 weeks. Spotting during pregn...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, My specialty is dealing with babies` sleep issues. It`s probably best to direct your question to Alex the midwife on our panel, as she has lot...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Jess, Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling program for Newborn to 6 months and incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine. It`s all hands o...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Your daughter needs to have some blood tests. She should have some routine pregnancy blood tests. They will check her liver function that may ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Sian, You probably need to have a check up. You may have an infection that is causing the bleeding. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Mel, You need to have a check up with your GP. It may be nothing but it is best to be sure. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Jodie, Congratulations! Their sleeping arrangement is really up to you and how you think that you will cope. They will sleep through another ba...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test. There is a chance that you may have been fertile and possibly be pregna...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Your body may be getting ready to go into labour. Many of these symptoms are related to late pregnancy. The numbness in your arms is related t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Alana, The workings of a baby can have the best of us confused, its not easy. There are really only very general guidelines for the amount...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Jodie, Some babies are just poor daytime sleepers. I would only try to resettle during the day for 15 mins and if no luck get her up and try ag...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Always have any concerns checked out - follow your instincts. Sometimes we can try so many things we only succeed in confusing both baby and ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Evelyn, It`s easy to create unwanted new habits when baby is unwell we naturally do anything to comfort baby and it only takes 3 days to create...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You are at an increase chance of having another tear but you may not. You need to try to assist the birth by controlling the birth of your bab...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Sometimes we try so many different things we only end up confusing both ourselves and baby. I know where you are at because I tried all those ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, My specialty is dealing with baby sleeping issues. It would be best to direct your birth related question to Alex our Midwife, as she will be ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Start by feeding when he wakes and then play and then watch for tired signs, you will see them easily when you know he has been fed and this w...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately he has now come to rely on your comfort to sleep. These techniques are extremely hard to do and it takes a lot of persistence(u...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009