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Maree...
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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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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, It`s heart breaking to have your little one want you and not to go I know, but he knows you will give in and that`s where it goes pear shaped....

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Leah, My website www.australianbabyhands.com is currently the only site which has accredited australian baby sign language product. There is l...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Amanda, Generally a bub between the ages of 6-12 months would have 90-100mls per body weight (this is just a rough guide). Ideally though y...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kylie, That`s most likely where the problem is, you sit with her and when she wakes you are not there and she looks for your comfort/presence t...

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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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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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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Hi There, It sounds to me if your toddler is eating well and the milk isnt interfering with his appetite that you are both going just great. Reme...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Karen, We all need to comfort our little ones when they are not well and I would say do what ever it takes to keep him comforted and you can al...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, You might expect to still be offering one overnight feed up until about 6 months but waking for a feed every 3 hours sounds like she may be re...

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
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Hi, She is waking out of habit and looks for this comfort feed during the night. It certainly would be of benefit if she wasn`t in the same room a...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Three hours is a long nap and as he is growing he will have more wake time this is to be expected. Two hours is an ample nap time actually any...

Answered: 15 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 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, Yes it would be a good time to put him in his own bed, say good night and leave the door open, only close it if there has been several attempt...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Nina, This can be very uncomfortable and difficult to manage. Talk to your GP about what may be available for you. There are some stronger medi...

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Hi Leonie, Usually around 7ish months you can start to offer fish, it is a little easier to digest and has the added advantages of those lovely fi...

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Hi Michelle, Yes that last night time breastfeed is often the hardest one to drop. You may well find a slightly amended bed-time routine is the w...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, This is his sleep assosiation and he is certainly not keen to change it. When a baby falls asleep in one place (the breast in your case) and t...

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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 ...

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Hi, All pregnancies are at risk of miscarrying in the first 12 weeks. Then the risks are less after this. About 1 in 4 pregnancies miscarry. IF yo...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Spinach and leeks have quite high oxalic acid levels, in some infants this poses a problem for their little kidneys. Often you can int...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Jasmin, Most bubs start water at the same time as solids. Babies` kidneys need more water to process food so once you start solids water is u...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Sam, Currently guidelines recommend whole cows` milk from 12 months, there are some groups who recommend it later to be honest, but that is an...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are all well on target for weaning over the next few weeks. Three meals and two to three snacks a day is wh...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009