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Hi Jade, He is relying on your presence to sleep and you might like to try ourit`s Time To Sleep settling program to teach him to sleep independen...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, It is unreasonable to expect a 9 week old baby to sleep all through the night. You might expect to be offering 4 hourly feeds until about 3 mo...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Kristine, From about 6 months a baby should be able to sleep through the night without an overnight feed. Also it becomes a bit of a cycle if y...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, I guess it really depends on how you are feeling too but babies thrive on routine. If you are happy to let him coo and then start the day at 6...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Claudia, For twins always work on settling the worst sleeper first, separating them for the short term while you get the routine happening does...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Maria, My advise would be to leave the signs you have introduced in American sign language. Ensure that when you leave your child with friend...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It looks like it may be an issue of his bottle displacing meals? It is very common for toddlers to hold out for formula or milk and th...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi There, My second was the same, and honestly, it wasn`t until about 11 months that we really begun guzzling water happily. So if at first... ...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi, Women with small breasts can still feed very well. Try to express a small amount of colostrums in the coming weeks. Rub this onto your nipples...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, You may bleed for a few weeks. If it remains heavy for over a week you need to have a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test or visit your GP ASAP for a check up. If you are pregnant you need to ha...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, If you are worried it is advisable to visit your local hospital for a check up. It is not unusual at only 21 weeks for the movements to be not...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Your body can take a little while to settle after a D&C you may also check that you are not pregnant again. A period should happen soon. B...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in early pregnancy. However, bleeding is not. It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up jus...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, They will put a drip or a cannula in so that they have access to a vein so that they can give you medications quickly and effectively. The dri...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Mel, You can sleep in any position that you find comfortable. The only reason sleeping or lying on your back is considered dangerous is that th...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It is possible that your toddler has made a negative association between food and home and on this basis I would recommend a good early...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, You don’t mention how old your child is, or what medication he is on, but I hope your son’s reflux is now under control. It can s...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Amber, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. However, if there is an offensive smell you may have an infectio...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, Try not to worry just yet. You are still in the morning sickness phase of the pregnancy. Soon this will ease and your appetite will return. ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There are many changes that occur in your breasts during pregnancy and size is just one of them. Try not to worry too much. Talk to your healt...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Amy, There are ventricles in the brain and the heart. It could be either. Many irregularities are often picked up during an ultrasound and most...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Jodie, Signs of twins are experiencing more severe morning sickness than expected, an overwhelming tiredness and showing further along than exp...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is no real reason to wait except for dates. This may not seem an issue now but it can be when you are pregnant. If you do not want to wa...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is no reason not to treat the pregnancy as normal. Flying is fine. You may need a repeat scan later in the pregnancy to check the positi...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Lisa, If you are a week overdue and are normally regular with your cycle then you can do a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant it should show u...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It is very uncommon for fully breatfed bubs to be constipated. Keep in mind that constipation refers more to dry, hard stools than to ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Julie, From about 6 months baby should be able to sleep through the night without an overnight feed. I would say he is comfort feeding and this...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, At this age you might expect him to be in bed by 7 - 730pm. To change what is happening you would need to stop offering this overnight bottle,...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, The breast feed isn`t the problem it is when you feed baby to sleep they look for this comfort when waking on their light sleep so you need to...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009