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Maree...
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Hi, Many babies are poor daytime sleepers but he is sleeping well over night which is great. A feed/play/sleep routine is the best one you can hav...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Wendy, I am not really sure what you may be feeling. There are many changes that occur in pregnancy and some nerves and ligaments are pulled an...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Debbie, It is fine to go on the excursion. You need to ensure that you have plenty to drink for the whole day and not get overheated. If it is ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Yes this can be normal for you. Some women start to leak colostrum from around 20 weeks. It is good to express a small amount of the colostrum...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately all babies are different. Some do not wake much and are very settled and most wake at least once a night. It may be a matter of ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Aches and discomfort is very common in pregnancy and can be related to lots of things from the position of the baby to the pressure on your ot...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, This sounds perfectly fine. There are many signs of pregnancy such as passing urine frequently, feeling faint and morning sickness. You can ge...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi There, By 9 months you can now swap to food before milk and most bubs are on 3 meals and two snacks. The actual amount will vary widely, som...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Tricia, If you follow the f/p/s routine then you are catching her tired signs but she is catnapping and you perhaps could be trying to resettle...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Cherie, I`m reallly glad you`re giving the f/p/s routine a go this is your best way. During the day nce he has shown tired signs then try to se...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Raspberry leaf tea can be taken as a tablet or in a tea form. It can be beneficial in preparing your body for labour and also helping the labo...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Kosoula, 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 som...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Laura, At around 9 months most bubs are indirectly exposed to whole egg, but in a very diluted form, such as in baking. It is likely to be fin...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Donna, Unfortunately she`s winning the battle the vomiting is a power play to get your attention and it works. Ideally she should be in bed by ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, Toddlers thrive on routine so it`s important that when he`s going for any sleep that it be done it the same way each time if possible. Try t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Any time from now on, my son went into a bed on his 3rd birthday and my niece is 21/2 and went into a bed last month. If you feel she is ready...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, It is safe to take heartburn medication for a short period in late pregnancy. The liquid preparations are usually more effective. Talk to your...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, These dates are only a few days apart and your due date is only an estimated due date. The most accurate date is your period date. If you can&...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, If you are giving birth in a public hospital and are covered by medicare then everything is free. The doctors will start to look at setting th...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Kara, Generally it is a matter of repetition and opportunity, in other words, offer baby a little formula before a feed, take it away if he re...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Maria, At 10 months in a perfect world - 15 hours. You would be hoping for night sleep right through 7pm to 7am a mid morning nap of around 11/...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Anna, Always be guided tired signs this is your best way as an overtired baby is harder to settle. If you need to you may want to implement som...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, I don`t have much detail but I`ll help as much as I can. If under 3 months wrapping is advised if over 3 months we don`t recommend wrapping. Y...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, You would expect her to be down to one overnight feed by 5 months and hopefully sleeping right through by 6 months. 3 sleeps during the day ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Having been a working mum with my now 19 yo I know how annoying it was when mother-in-law used to put him to sleep at 5pm so she could g...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, This tends to be a genetic problem and there isn’t anything that you can do to avoid them besides trying to get some regular exercise an...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is fine to clean fish tanks as long as you wash your hands well afterwards. It is not advisable to handle cat litter. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Michaela, Cramping in early pregnancy is very normal and common as the uterus stretches and your hormones are changing. If you start to bleed t...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Dianna, 1. Sounds great and a great way for her to be involved. 2. This is up to you. The toddler will learn to sleep through any distur...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, You will need to look at your records or get a medical professional that you trust to check your records to find out why you had the caesarean...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009