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Sarah...
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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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Brett...
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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, 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 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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Maree...
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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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Leann...
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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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Maree...
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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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Maree...
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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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Sarah...
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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 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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Leann...
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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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Maree...
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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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Maree...
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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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Maree...
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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 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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Sarah...
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Hi, You probably need to have him checked by a GP. Some children do learn to talk late, especially boys, but if you are concerned it is worthwhile...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, He really should be able to sleep through from 7pm to7am without an overnight feed from about 6 months. As long as you continue to offer the b...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, From about 6 months he should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. It sounds like he is getting plenty to eat so I think thi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, She is winning the battle because she knows you will give in. If you are going to change this then you need to stay up all night if you have t...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately Sophia only knows how to sleep with your presence. She also seems to have the upper hand and unless you are willing to take bac...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Jane, There are many things that can cause a problem with the fluid around the baby. It may be a slight problem with the twins sharing a placen...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Michele, Yes unfortunately it seems about 50% of children who react to cows` milk will react to soy also. Before you change I would recommend ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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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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Sarah...
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Hi Clare, This all sounds perfectly normal. You may notice your symptoms are a little more pronounced as you are a bit older this time. Best w...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, I would recommend popping into your GP, extended diarrhoea for fast growing children isnt ideal, she may have some parasite or other tha...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Krishna, Firstly make sure he goes to sleep in his bed on his own initially, then you need to stop offering the bottle if he wakes. Keep puttin...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009