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Hi there, you will find that most information on feeding babies differs from person to person, this is because much of what is recommended is based...

Answered: 07 May 2010
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Hi there, yes all that info can be a bit of an overload! Most vegetables are good starter foods, hence you can trial them at anytime. Just rememb...

Answered: 05 Mar 2010
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Hi, You need to check your iron levels as this can sometimes cause dizziness. You need to also ensure that you drink enough water during the day. ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, its quite common for bubs to go off all or part of their usual routine. There can be lots of reasons from teething to `fussy times`. ...

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 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, Some toddlers are just early risers, don`t make a battle out of resettling his body clock mat still think it`s 6.30 am(daylight saving time) S...

Answered: 29 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 Selina, You need to give birth in a facility that is able to collect the blood (or have access to someone who can come & collect the blood). It...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It seems he has developed some sleep associations now and he is perhaps having trouble sleeping without you. I would recommend you try follo...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may still expect to be feeding 4 hourly but soon you would hope he dropped either a 10pm or 2am feed and be sleeping a longer overnight st...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Alicia, If there is a risk that your baby may have congenital problems then you need to decide if you are going to have further tests to confir...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Weight gain in the first 20 weeks is minimal and some even lose weight. The majority of weight is gained after 20 weeks. Spotting during pregn...

Answered: 01 Mar 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 Tracey, It isnt likely that you have a problem with your milk if you havent had one before. What you may find is that during growth spurts o...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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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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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
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Hi, Babies routine will continue to change so my best advise is to be guided by tired signs. From about 6 months on baby should be able to sleep t...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Yes many recommendations when it comes to feeding babies can seem quite vague. Generally this is to allow the for the tremendous variat...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, Having a new baby is so time consuming you just can`t believe it till you go through it. Try to follow a feed/play/sleep routine and try to h...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Bonnie, This really isn`t my area of expertise. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centr...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Jo, If you have no history of problems with low folic acid then you need 0.4–0.5mg of folate daily. The best way to make sure you get thi...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi Samantha, I am not sure what this may be. It could have been the position of the baby at the time when the heart rate was checked or there may ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Hi, With so many things going on it is not surprising the distrupted sleep. Babies and toddlers thrive on routine and if you were to implement ou...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, Almond oil is safe to use throughout pregnancy. Other oils are safe to use in small amounts later in pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, It sounds like you may benefit from doing some regular pelvic floor exercises to try to improve the strength of the muscles in the area. This s...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, When you know he is awake go in after 2 mins and try to resettle if no luck after 15 mins get him up Don`t make a battle out of the daytime nap...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, The iron tablets may be causing the constipation. Ask your pharmacist for a preparation the does not cause constipation. You may be having som...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, This is a common side effect in pregnancy. The good news is that they won’t burst but they may become quite swollen. You can try elevati...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Brea, This claim has not been scientifically tested so it is really up to you if you do want to take it. Raspberry leaf tea is quite beneficial...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008