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NicolaC replied to topic Standing in cot instead of sleeping

Hi Nichole, We have a similar problem and I found Tambam's advice from a post entitled 'Pick-up Put-down method' really helpful. I decided to wean off the breast at the same time and bed time start...

Wednesday 14 April 12:40pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Waking in the night to play

Have you tried those sleeping-bag suits? I keep reading about them- might help?

Wednesday 14 April 12:27pm
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NicolaC replied to topic travelling abroad with 8.5 month old - any tips--anyone used polarmine/phenergan?

Hi Jobelle, I also have an 8.5 month old and we live in Africa so we travel a lot (30+ hour flight!!) as well as zipping around Australia when we get home. I strongly recommend rotating toys. Keep ...

Tuesday 13 April 10:58pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Swimming Lessons

Hi Swimmers We took our bub swimming for the first time at 3 weeks and she started 'lessons' at 6 months- she swims in floaties unaided now at 8 months. I just wanted to mention that swimming lesso...

Tuesday 13 April 10:42pm
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NicolaC replied to topic How can i get dad more involved?

Hi Storm, I agree with the others about confidence. My husband works away Mon-Fri, so had to get used to the baby every weekend. He's much better now that he feels confident, but I also had to try ...

Tuesday 13 April 01:09pm
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NicolaC replied to topic HELP!!!! Won't eat his solid at all.

Don't know if this will help but I only started to offer Poppy solids when she got interested herself. I just noticed that she was watching very closely when anyone was eating around her, sometimes...

Tuesday 13 April 12:59pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Pick up, Put down method for sleeping

Hi Tambam, Thanks so much for your advice. We are now day 5 of project wean and day 2 of project sleep. The weaning is going well although it took 3 days for Poppy to take any formula, she eats ver...

Saturday 10 April 01:02pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Pick up, Put down method for sleeping

Hi Tammy, THANK YOU!!! Finally some actual practical advice as well as all the opinions. I live Outside of Australia and so have no family support or 'sleep clinics' available. I am loathe to try...

Friday 02 April 01:01pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Putting bubs down.

Hi Tanith I'm having a similar problem with my 6 month old and a friend of mine with kids told me not to worry, they grow out of it and learn that you are coming back when you leave the room. Appa...

Thursday 29 January 09:28pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Putting bubs down.

Hi Tanith I'm having a similar problem and a friend of mine with kids told me not to worry, they grow out of it and learn that you are coming back when you leave the room. Apparently the last reso...

Thursday 29 January 09:26pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Waking through the night, used to sleep thru....help!

Hi Heidi I have just entered the 'What happened to my perfect baby?' club. My 6mo has started solids and stopped sleeping through. Sounds exactly the same as your crisis; possibly teething (but ta...

Thursday 29 January 09:16pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Waking through the night, used to sleep thru....help!

Hi Heidi I have just entered the 'What happened to my perfect baby?' club. My 6mo has started solids and stopped sleeping through. Sounds exactly the same as your crisis; possibly teething (but ta...

Thursday 29 January 09:15pm
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NicolaC replied to topic sleep settling during the day

Have you tried placing a muslin or light cloth over the pram? This works for us, the baby has nothing to stimulate her, so gets bored and nods off. Be prepared for a few moments of grumpiness at fi...

Thursday 29 January 08:54pm
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NicolaC replied to topic Won't put himself to sleep

Hi Brady's Mum, my 6 month old has developed the same pattern of falling asleep on the breast for most naps. I live away from Australia and my husband works away for 5 days out of 7, so I'm not kee...

Thursday 29 January 08:13pm
NicolaC
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