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Hi Laura, Occasionally babies do teeth early but it is usually not until 4 – 6 months. Sometimes the gums do appear to look as if the teeth ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Leann...
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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 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 Tamara, well sounds like your baby is trying to show you the way. Teeth or no teeth at all, babies are very adept at chomping on food. It is...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, I would consider resettling her although she may still require an overnight feed until about 6 months so I would continue to offer the 3am fee...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It`s not uncommon after a new addition to the family so jealously is to be expected. I would check all areas together to reasssure him there i...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, Some babies are just early risers but i would try to resettle until 6am if possible but don`t make a battle out of it, if he clearly is ready ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, He is waking out of habit for the bottle now and can`t return to sleep without it. If you want to change that you will need to stop offering t...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Maria, At 10 months in a perfect world - 15 hours. You would be hoping for night sleep right through 7pm to 7am a mid morning nap of around 11/...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, I wish I had a magic wand so baby didn`t cry when changing a routine to sleep independently. These are her sleep associations and baby is pro...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Tash, It is so easy to create new habits when baby has been ill. At present she will probably also be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety a...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Anna, Always be guided tired signs this is your best way as an overtired baby is harder to settle. If you need to you may want to implement som...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Sally, Only try to resettle during the day for 15 to 20 mins and if no luck get her up and try again later.It will get easier as she learns to ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Megan, I am wondering how you eventually get her back to sleep? She may have made a habit out of this now. Make sure she is comfortable with he...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Sleeping bags are great, do be careful not to over heat her in this warm weather. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, You would expect her to be down to one overnight feed by 5 months and hopefully sleeping right through by 6 months. 3 sleeps during the day ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Yvette, If he is still in a cot then you could still try the 6 to 12months techniques. If in a bed and getting up you will need to follow the 1...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, You will find that your child is growing out of day sleeps and will not need them every day but he may on some days. Go with the flow and try ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Try offering more cooled boiled water with meals and also making her food more watery. Stewed pear and apples is gentler at this stage if you ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Angel, Please read the information on the packaging of these products to check that they are fine. Most of these products are. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, The second trimester should be an improvement so try to enjoy it. You will start to notice your size as you get into the later months of the p...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It`s best to direct this question to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, I would think that this is a standard question for most women as women can change their surname if they get married at some time. Best wis...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Jenni, I don`t think there`s anything to worry about at this stage. It sounds like you`re actively encouraging a love of reading and she`s taki...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Around 8 months baby experiences separation anxiety so hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through. Try not to create any unwanted settlin...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, The thing is if you continue to give in she will know she has won and things won`t change. Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling progr...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Karalee, Unfortunately babies don`t like having their routine changes but sometimes we need to what`s best for them. Try using our settling tec...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Stevie, You have the routine right so you may want to try our It`s Time To Sleep settling techniques at this time they offer a clear message th...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009