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Hi Christine, In relation to baby sign language delaying speech, this is not the case. Research has highlighted that baby sign language actually a...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Your baby can turn up to about 34 – 36 weeks. There is also a technique called external cephalic version that is quite successful at tur...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Mini, Check out our huge range of books on Food and Nutrition at the Huggies Bookclub. We really do recommend them all! In particular, it wou...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Viki, it is quite common now that little ones consume too much milk. Milk is very high in calories so it fills them up quickly and can easily ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Ruth, I have many parents who are using baby sign language with their children who have communication difficulties. Generally the older the ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Megan, That`s great that you have at least the root of the issue, now like you say it is a matter of sourcing good supportive information. CMP...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Books don`t have to be expensive! At the Huggies Bookclub, we offer free postage and a 10% discount if you`re a Huggies member, plus plenty o...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Des, Your uterus is healed from 8 weeks after birth. You will need to find a health care professional who will be happy to care for you and try...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Natalie, In terms of toddler battles, self-feeding is reasonably low on the priority list. You are right, generally it occurs of its own acco...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicki, 3 hours is a long nap, what you need to keep in mind is that children thrive on routine and having boundaries set for them. A regular ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Belinda, You need to stop offering the bottle during the night as they are waking out of habit for it as a comfort thing to return to sleep. Yo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Christine, I would pop into see your GP with this, there are a few reasons why young children, especially around this age, can start to urinate ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Penny, It really sounds like Hallie makes a game out of it all and has taken control over everyone. To change this you and hubby need to take...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately firm is the one that is required otherwise she will know she can run all over you and get her way. You need to have a routine of...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not recommended to have an planned caesarean before at least 38 weeks because of the risk of complications. Try not to worry too much if...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Jo, I wish you all the best with your attempt at weaning. I presume you have spoken with your doctor about your intentions, as it is important ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Tammy, A spinal block is very similar to an epidural. It carries similar risks and it is also very effective. It really depends on the doctor a...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, If your son is eating really well and loosing weight I would recommend popping into your GP for a check of things. Once you have been ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if you are in a difficult situation. You need to visit your GP and tell them of your concerns. They can refer you and your hu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, That`s so great that your toddler loves a nice healthy food. As they say all things in moderation. Generally two pieces of fruit a day...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Cassie, This is now Alyssa`s routine. For things to change you need to set new rules. Children thrive on having boundaries set and you need to...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, All children thrive on routine and boundaries set so if you can incorporate a regular routine this is best. Keep in mind when a chid falls as...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Michelle, These things are all her sleep associations and for things to change your daughter will need to make changes and perhaps with your he...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Adalene, While Cheerios are one of the few children`s cereals that are reasonable, they still have a few bits added that aren`t ideal for bubs....

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Kim, Yes routines can be hard with infants as they are always changing, just as you get used to one routine another one creeps in. Most bubs ...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi There, Firstly, there is reasonable support for the timely introduction of all food groups as apposed to avoidance. It seems that the sudden r...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Susan, I am with your toddler to be honest, I don`t mind other meats but red meat to me tastes bla. So with that out of the way :), there are...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Bianca, it sounds like you may have a toddler who isn`t able to tolerate certain levels of egg white. It might though be helpful to just doub...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009