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Hi , This is a common behaviour for babies. Your son has learned this new action which is fun to do and he is testing it out or gets comfort fr...

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Hi Karen, Thanks for the email. Children develop a fear of baths (or water) for many reasons. It may be because they slipped, or perhaps the n...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is important that you do lots of pelvic floor exercises after birth and even if you are not sure that you are ...

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Hi Linda, Thank you for your enquiry. It is really up to you when you plan for your next child. Some people think that having their children clos...

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Hi, It is more reliable when you have waited until you have missed a period. Ideally around 3 days after a missed period will show up a positive ...

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Hi There, Yes so common that they self-wean. Trust him and go with it, I am guessing he is a good eater and is probably getting lots of variety ...

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Hi, Well I have to confess this one is out of my realm, I was told to let my son brush once a day himself and then for me to brush his teeth a...

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Hi There, Well the recommendations do opt for cups for milk, largely because the milk sugars come in contact with their teeth more in bottle f...

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Hi, Try following our settling program it will take you step by step through the settling techniques. (see link at the top of this page). ...

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Hi, An overtired baby is harder to settle. Try our settling program and follow a feed/play/sleep routine so you know when she is tired and can ac...

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Hi Kirsty, He`s not a good eater during the day because he is full up from the overnight feeding so you need to turn this around by stopping the ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You really need to seek professional advice and help with your feelings. There is a lot of help around today and ...

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Hi, Many babies are catnappers and you could try our settling program to help with this. It teaches baby to sleep independently which is impor...

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Hi, If she is still in a cot you could still follow our settling program for 6 to 12 months, it teaches baby to sleep independently and offers...

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Hi, When I got rid of the dummy I put salt on it and offer it, it of course was awful so I wash it for him and secretly put it on again tellin...

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Hi, SIDS say from about 5 to 6 months the risk are greatly reduced and you really can`t stop a baby from developing. Give him extra tummy time...

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Hi, SIDS say from about 5 to 6 months the risk are greatly reduced and you really can`t stop a baby from developing. Give him extra tummy time...

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Hi, This is a time when you need to be guided by tired signs and each day can be different during this transition time. Try to avoid these lat...

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Hi, You really might expect to offer an overnight feed to a baby this age and I would not expect him to be sleeping through without it until a...

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Hi Jacinta, You have made great progress giving up the night feeds and he is testing you now to see if you will go back to the old way (he lik...

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Hi, You are right she only associates sleep with you and transferring once asleep does not work because when she wakes on her light sleep (as ...

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Hi, He has probably also been experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and this won`t be helping. You could try our settling program the techni...

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Hi Stacey, Thank you for your enquiry. You can look at the NSW Midwives Association`s website: www.nswmidwives.com.au and look at the education ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can contact the hospital at any time to discuss your concerns and they will discuss with you the best time t...

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Hi Amiee, Please visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing advice and care. You could try putting your baby in a pouch or rocking him...

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Hi there, Good question, the Australia NZ Food Standards note that crustacea such as prawns and crab have very low levels of mercury and henc...

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Hi, It`s not uncommon for some new habits to form after an illness. It sounds like he is now relying on your comfort to settle and you may want ...

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Hi, Around 8 months babys experience separation anxiety and can be difficult to settle. Do be sure that when he falls asleep initially at night t...

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Hi, It makes it really hard to implement any settle program when baby has been so ill. I would only suggest you speak to your doctor about any se...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007