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Ella Bella''''''''s mum started new topic How much food 7 month old?

HI all, Just wondering how much a 7 month old should be eating of solids? She started solids at 5 months. Currently, I give her 2 ice block sizes of fruit + about another 2 tablespoons of rice ce...

Friday 28 September 07:20am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum started new topic 6 1/2 month old tummy sleeper

Hi there, My 6 1/2 month old daughter has in the last couple of weeks has started to roll onto her tummy to sleep. She sleeps in a Grobag. Is this safe for her to sleep on her tummy at her age? ...

Thursday 20 September 11:59am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Can you freeze the remaining baby food from the jar???

HI, Generally it is yes, you can. Most of the jars/tins of baby food I have in the cupboard say you can freeze any unused portions left in the jar/tin. Obviously, you can't freeze any leftover food...

Friday 07 September 08:24am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic recommended brands of baby yogurt

HI, I second Connor's Mum. The baby yoghurts I've seen don't have added sugar - it's only the naturally occurring sugars in the fruit etc.

Tuesday 04 September 04:54pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic follow-on formlua?

Hi, I asked this question to my MCHN and she said you DO NOT have to change as soon as your baby turns 6 months old. This is because you'd be introducing solids into bub's tummy and that is enough...

Tuesday 28 August 01:14pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Cooking Chicken

Hi, I've just started cooking chicken for my 6 month old. I put the chicken in a pan and added water and let it 'boil' or simmer that way until it was cooked. I added water from the vegetables an...

Tuesday 28 August 01:02pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Dymple Bottles

I was told and now believe that teats collapse into the bottle becuase the tops are screwed on too tight.

Saturday 25 August 01:52pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Which book to buy?

Hi, Rather than buying particular books, why not borrow from your local library - it's much cheaper that way. I did this with gina ford's book, Pinky McKay's book, Tizzy Hall's and Ezzo's book. Th...

Thursday 23 August 01:54pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Recipes for gluten/wheat free rusks?

HI there, My husband is a coeliac, therefore our almost 6 month DD can't have any gluten for at least 12 months. For gluten free rusks I"ll be trying: Gluten free plain flour mixed with formula (o...

Thursday 23 August 01:45pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Please Help, My Boy doesnt like Farex

Hi there, I tried puree apple (which I prepared myself) with the farex and my 5 1/2 month daughter ate it all up without pulling a face. Her legs and arms were flapping madly wanting more. I think ...

Wednesday 15 August 12:31pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Bottle feeding & constipation

HI, Definitely try a different formula. According to my CHN s26 is well known for causing constipation. I've also heard of so many cases where this formula has caused this problem. I'm using NAN...

Monday 13 August 11:47am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Nestle Nan formula

HI, NAN Ha 1 was the best formula for my now 5 1/2 month old DD. I had her on Karicare Gold + for top up feeds for about 6 weeks when she was 3 months old. She constantly had runny poos and the CH...

Monday 13 August 11:43am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic How to dry up breastmilk naturally?

Hi Sam, firstly, drying up can take up to 3 weeks or so - so I was told by my CHN. Try to increase the amount of time between expressions. If you're used to expressing every 3-4 hours increase t...

Tuesday 31 July 10:40am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum started new topic water while on solids?

HI all, Do you need to give Bub's water once they start on solids to prevent constipation? If so, how much water? Confused.

Monday 30 July 04:58pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum started new topic how to introduce solids??

HI all, My almost 5 month old girl is definitely showing all the signs of being ready for solids? That i'm sure of. However, I'm not sure of the process of introducing solids though. I've read t...

Monday 30 July 04:37pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Felling Guilty about Feeding

HI Melly Moo, don't be so hard on yourself - you're no doubt doing the best you can. I tried breastfeeding up until 12 weeks - then suddenly I couldn't produce enough milk myself even through ex...

Tuesday 24 July 11:31am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic What Formula?

I tried Karicare gold + with my 3 month old when I started using formula with a couple of months ago. I changed to Nan gold HA 1, as she got very runny poos and nurse suggested changing to Nan. my ...

Tuesday 24 July 11:19am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Storage of powder formula?

I only store the powered formula in the pantry. I have never heard of it being stored in the fridge. However, if you make up formula for use that day that's when it needs to be in the fridge.

Tuesday 24 July 11:11am
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Does everyone "Dreamfeed"?

Hi there, The roll over or dreamfeed works wonders with my 4 month old daughter. Have done this since she was about 7 weeks old and has slept through the night since. She wakes between 6-7am. Love...

Friday 20 July 04:56pm
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Ella Bella''''''''s mum replied to topic Sterilsing bottles/teats

Thanks everyone who responded. I have wondered about the bacteria assocaiated with towels. I'll now not worry about putting the bottles on towels. I'll just use the steriliser and once done put th...

Friday 20 July 04:50pm
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