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Hi Sam, Thank you for your email. The recommended age to start introducing baby sign language to your daughter is at around 5 months of age or wh...

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Hi Carleen, This preparation is safe if you take it in small quantities which are what you have stated. It may cause constipation so ensure that y...

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Hi Kylie, Talk to your doctor about your dates to check that you are really overdue. A baby can still be born ‘at term’ even if they a...

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Hi Leonie, This is a bit out of my field but I believe hiccups are still somewhat of a reflex in young babies and quite normal, it doesn’t g...

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Hi, She now relies on your comfort to sleep. If you want to change this you would need to teach her to sleep independently by settling her awake i...

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Hi, It can be confusing but all babies are different and something what works for one baby won`t for another. The best thing you can do is persis...

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Hi, Your son simply does not know any other way other than sleeping with you and if you want to make changes to this it will be hard going for a l...

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Hi, If there were no complications with the caesarean then when you are ready is enough time. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Florence, I would highly recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and try using our settling techniques to teach her to sleep independent...

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Hi, This has no doubt become her sleep association and if you want to change this then you will need to resettle her without a bottle or a cuddle ...

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Hi Julianne, The MOST important thing is that when he goes to bed initially at night that he falls asleep in his own bed and on his own so when he...

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Hi, Sorry if I haven`t answered your questions. I generally pick them randomly because I am asked up to 90 questions each week!! You will be plea...

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Hi, If your nipples are dry then they are likely to become itchy. You could try expressing some of the colostrum and rubbing that into the nipples...

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Hi, There is no definite way to prevent a miscarriage and there is generally a one in four chance of miscarriage up to 12 weeks. Bloating is norma...

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Hi Jessica, It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, It may be from your abdomen stretching or it may be dermatitis. See your GP or pharmacist for advice on possible treatment. Best wishes, ...

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Hi, Inductions can sometimes go over several days as usually your carers will try to get your body to go into labour without too much stimulation....

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Hi, You may need to get some advice and support through counselling. Talk to your GP for a referral to a counselling service. They will be able to...

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Hi, Take a look at the SIDS website it`s full of helpful information. They do say the risks are reduced at around 5 to 6 months but always make t...

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Hi, Your son has probably been experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and this will pass but in the meantime it sounds like he has picked up som...

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Hi Catherine, When you say she has no trouble going to sleep initially is that independently I wonder or with your comfort to fall asleep. If the...

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Hi, I would highly recommend you implement a feed/play/sleep routine, this way you will be able to recognise his tired signs and act on them. Try...

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Hi, When a baby falls asleep in one place and is transfered to another they wake on their light sleep ( as we all do) and needs your presence to ...

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Hi Brioney, What a difficult time for you all, I certainly wouldn`t recommend you use controlled comforting techniques in your case. I think you ...

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Hi, Implanon is a safe and effective contraception if used as advised. It needs to be implanted correctly and with advice as to the side effects a...

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Hi Jade, It is normal to have discomfort and aches are strange places in pregnancy. It is advisable to discuss your concerns with your carer so th...

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Hi, You may still expect to be feeding 4 hourly/6 times a day and I always say good feeding times are 2,6,10,2,6,10 If you are following a feed/pl...

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Hi, I am sorry if you can’t find the answers to the questions. Your answer from last week is on this page, 21 questions down :) As to a lo...

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Hi, It is always best to try to go into labour naturally as this is best for you and the baby. Once that baby is born, you will continue to have a...

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Hi, If a baby falls asleep in one place and is then transfered and wakes in another they cannot return to sleep without that same comfort. Imagine...

Answered: 22 Jul 2008