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Glend...
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Hi, I`m sorry that things are so difficult for you all and your baby is so uncomfortable. I`m sorry too that you had so much trouble getting your...

Answered: 01 Jan 2009
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Glend...
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Hi, Thank you for making contact with our organisation. It can be really difficult if your doctor says he would only be concerned if there was we...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please seek advice from your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It does sound as if you do need some treatment. The one off dose of cortisone should not have any detrimental effects on your babies. It is fa...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Glend...
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Hi Kelly, I can understand why you feel confused; reflux is a difficult condition to understand and it can present in lots of different ways. It s...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, Reflux is common in babies, but even more so in premature babies and it sounds as though you have had a difficult time of it. It is good to he...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Sounds like you have a very knowing little chap! You could try very slowly altering the ratio of pear to other foods until it gets down...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, You will notice a pretty quick change in baby`s bowel habits once she starts solids, they generally firm up, change colour and of course...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Brend...
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Hi Charlie, Thank you for your question to RISA and your concern for your friend and her children`s health. With these first steps we hope you can...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Amy, You may have an underlying viral infection that is making you feel unwell. You may also have developed a form of diabetes in pregnancy tha...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Kirby, If you are concerned about the pain you need to visit your GP for a check up. I am not sure what it could be and it may be worthwhile ha...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Carrie, Its not uncommon for bubs to start off ok with solids and then suddenly pop the brakes on. Some bubs in fact skip the whole mushy food...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, Thanks for your email to Glenda, it sounds like you are very in-tune with your baby and that you are following your instincts to find answers...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Glend...
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Hi, It certainly sounds like you are having a lot of difficulties with your son, even though you have been trying lots of different things. Ref...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Sally, Strictly be guided by tired signs and settle who ever shows signs first. If you follow our settling program the techniques we use offer ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, I guess a good place to start is deciding on whether you are dealing with plan ole fussy eating (rejecting foods 1/2 of the time) or foo...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Renata, No pretty much most fruit and vegies are fine for babies (spinach is an exception). Just keep in mind that he may love fruit far more ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, It is possible that it is a texture issue over taste, from what you have said it doesn`t seem that he has an issue with swallowing (thou...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It may not be related to your pregnancy or you may be constipated. If the pain returns please contact your midwife for a check up. Best wi...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, I totally understand, my second was the same, took him until about 11 months to really get into water. It really is perseverance to be h...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, I am sorry that you have had to deal with this sort of news during the pregnancy. Many people are born with a single kidney. This occurs in ab...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes one or more biological parent with an allergy can increase the likelihood of a child experiencing certain allergies. It does depend...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Brend...
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Hi There, Thanks for your question to Glenda, I hope that I can assist in some way. I know exactly how difficult it can be to find an appointment ...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This can be perfectly normal behaviour for a child at this age. Try not to worry about it and when he wakes try to put him back in his bed and...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Your daughter would be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present and this is a difficult time also. It can take up to 3 weeks for the...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, We don`t reccomend wrapping after 3 months. I would suggest you might want to try using our settling techniques to get him to settle. It`s har...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You can hire a birth assistant or doula if you don’t have any family that may provide support. Enquire at your local hospital for a list...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Nat, It is best to visit your GP or pharmacist for treatment as they can advise on what is the best and safest treatment. The standard Zovirax ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Constipation is very common when bubs start off on solids. Babies kidneys are still developing and find it hard to process food bi-prod...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You should not touch a baby’s foreskin at all. The foreskin is actually still attached to the end of the penis and if it is pushed back ...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008