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Maree...
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Hi, Some children are just early risers and it`s really not worth the battle at that hour trying to resettle. I would go to bed earlier and start...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Sapphire, Often when our babies are sick the extra comfort we naturally give them can lead to some unwanted habits. Getting him to settle awak...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, There really are no hard and fast rules to be honest, but if you were looking to optimize your nutrition then both the colour and the va...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi There, You can find the answer to your last question is on the page named "May, Week 3". My answer was: This is quite common with twins. Try n...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, There are risks of more complications the more caesareans that a woman has but there is not really a limit. If you have had a caesarean you ca...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, You are right to be concerned about choking with meat. While lollies, grapes and nuts are still the major concern, chewed up mounds of ...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to have your iron levels checked as this can make you feel lousy. Here are some links to sites on ...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Now I must confess you are talking with a total yoghurt nut, I recommend adult yoghurts from the start! The naturally fermented yoghurt...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Sara, Good question to ask. Well to be honest `yes` and `no`. `Yes` by 12 months bubs can eat pretty much anything we do, but there are some ...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Tess, It is reasonably common that their little tear ducts take a while to fully develop, so I do understand what you are saying. Still doesn&...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, It’s a hard one when you are talking about dried fruit, but if you can imagine them in their un-dried state it can make the decisi...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Anny, I had one just like your son! It took I would say until 11 months before he finally succumbed to the whole water thing, so keep preservi...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, You could try our settling techniques for 6 to 12 months they offer a clear and repetitive message that it`s time to sleep. Cheers Maree

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is no extra risk to your baby if you have a natural birth. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Cranberry juice is reputed to be good for the kidneys. Just a couple of points though, generally if you offer juice it is as a treat, w...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Liza, You are good friend! Yes, have a look at the tip sheet I did on gluten intolerance for Huggies, it has some good web links at the bottom...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Debra, The children are probably unsettled because they have not learnt to sleep independently. Teaching them to do so at an older age is not ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is some argument that it is wrong to immunise babies and children as there has been a very small number of b...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Melinda, You`re best to ask your Early Childhood Health Centre about this. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Jacqui, Yes in fact there is mounting evidence at last that the additives in food significantly influence behaviour. I have included some s...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your question, but unfortunately, that is something that you will need to talk to your doctor or pharmacist about. There are a w...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, It isn’t so likely that it is his diet, more likely to be perhaps some sort of stress or even muscle/neck issues. I would star...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Brett...
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Hi There, As a launch pad for discussing depression with your children, check out the the "When I`m Feeling..." series by Trace Moroney. There ar...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Try following our settling program to teach him to sleep independently rahter than looking for a cuddle to resettle. Also ensure you follow a ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, A very common question, cows’ milk and weaning, so I have a great tip sheet on the very topic, Huggies will have it on their site...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Lee-Anne, Personally I recommend adult, full-fat, naturally made yoghurts, such as Bornhoffen or Jalna (just plain). If you compare the ingre...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, All children require different amounts of sleep and some toddlers are just early risers. If he is sleeping right through then you might just n...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Some babies are just early risers and it`s really not worth the battle at that hour of the morning trying to resettle her. When daylight savi...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Stacey, I don`t know techniques you are following as I don`t know this program. If you want to tell me what you are doing I`ll try to let you ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Thank you for your email. There are two signs that I include in my book that you can introduce to your 1 year old for toilet tr...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008