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Pixie Chick replied to topic MIL driving me crazy

Wow, that sounds hard to deal with you poor thing. Sometimes grandparents get so caught up in their excitement and they fall in love with their grandchildren so much that they forget they are not ...

Friday 08 January 10:40am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic 7 month old daughter wakes frequently at night!! ????

You could try the verbal reassurance method? http://www.thesleepstore.com.au/sleep-informati...

Wednesday 06 January 05:32pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic 12 mth feeding problem

Sounds like she is eating and drinking fine and you're doing a great job with her. Something to remember is that their growth rate slows dramatically around age 1. Its normal for them to only...

Monday 14 December 07:22pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Zymil milk

Cow's milk is fine to be used in their foods (but not as a drink) from 6 months on when they start solids. This is the information I was given by our Plunket nurses (CHN). It's just that...

Tuesday 08 December 09:42am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic sleepless nights & honey

Hiya, nah I wouldn't think it's the honey affecting her sleep. How old is she and what's her day time routine? Like how long to you keep her up between naps etc and what time does ...

Friday 04 December 12:34pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic What do you think of these names?

Hiya, I only like Skylah and Mylo from your list. Don't like the rest at all. But hey, they're not my kids they're yours so call them what you like All the best deciding!!

Thursday 26 November 10:15am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic what am i doing wrong

I agree that one wake up a night at 5 months old is normal. Most babies at that age are still having a night feed. My son did 1-2 wake ups for feeds until 9-10 months old then slept through after...

Thursday 19 November 07:18am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Formula choices

Hiya, I used Karicare (not the Gold one) for my son once he got to 1 year old. With the constipation, are you giving her much cooked apple/apple puree? This is highly constipating due to the pect...

Thursday 05 November 11:23am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic 5 month old waking every 2 hours at night...need advice on how to change this!

Hey Jo, that does sound like a lot of daytime sleeping for a 5 month old. Usually around that age they have 3 naps a day and probably no more than 5 hours of napping during the day all up. For ...

Tuesday 03 November 02:37pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic What do you consider 'normal' 2-3 year old behaviour

You may find these articles helpful (I know I did when I read them a couple of years back). http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/child_de... http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/language...

Tuesday 03 November 02:30pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Highly Anemic

Yeah, you could eat steak for breakfast, lunch and dinner at this stage and it wouldn't be anywhere near enough. I'm surprised the doctor is making you wait another 3 weeks even but oh...

Tuesday 03 November 11:05am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Highly Anemic

You poor thing! A family friend had something similar happen to her and she needed injections. She didn't realize she was anemic but felt so ill that one day she went to the doctors and told t...

Monday 02 November 08:39pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Highly Anemic

I would definitely take the supplements. I had very low iron during pregnancy and had to take ferrograd c. It has 325mg iron per tablet. To put it in perspective, a serving of red meat contains aro...

Sunday 01 November 08:00am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Changing Sleep Patterns at 5 Months

How long are you keeping baby up between naps? I think around that age they can handle up to 2 hours awake time between naps.

Friday 30 October 09:55am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic sleep time fidgety 4 month old

Do you wrap him? He may need it just to stop him flailing around everywhere. Could he be overtired? My son was 5 weeks prem and he couldn't handle more than 1 hour awake time between naps f...

Friday 30 October 09:53am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic 16mth old head banging, body rocking in cot at night

Hiya, my son was a head rocker. He would lie on his back and rock his head all the way from side to side vigorously lol. It was just how he liked to put himself to sleep. He did it right up to ...

Friday 30 October 09:51am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Opinions on Evalia for a girls name?

How do you pronounce it? Ev-AY-lia or Ev-AH-lia?

Saturday 10 October 02:19pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Baby 2 weeks bigger

Sounds like it's fine to me. Ultrasounds aren't exact and can be way off at times. My sister got told she was having 9 pound baby but she had a 7 pound one . If there's some doubt...

Wednesday 07 October 11:52am
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Rear facing car seat

I kept my son rear facing till 4 years old in a Brio Zento. Loved it, great seat. Not as tall as the Diono seats so fits well in most cars. I agree with previous poster about contacting baby on t...

Friday 25 September 07:40pm
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Pixie Chick replied to topic Anyone declined the gestational diabetes tests?

I didn't decline the test. Anyone can get gestational diabetes, even people who have a healthy diet. It's caused by hormones from the placenta interfering with insulin production. It is n...

Wednesday 23 September 07:43pm
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