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Sarah...
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is not unusual as the baby is starting to rise out of the pelvis and if you are carrying extra fluid then even more so. As long as you ar...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Beck, A blood test will not show that you have miscarried just yet. Try not to worry for now as unfortunately there is not much that you can do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Megan, That`s great that you have at least the root of the issue, now like you say it is a matter of sourcing good supportive information. CMP...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Congratulations on baby George! I am just wondering when you say you give him a bottle and it has cows` milk, do you mean a formula bas...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It sounds like you have tried all the usual options and it may be worth chatting to someone about this. I have a fussy eater and it can...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Maya, I am just wondering where your daughter was diagnosed with her lactose intolerance and issue with sugars? If it was done by a breath tes...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Dannielle, It sounds like you are partly there and it may be just a matter of time. Persevere, perhaps leave a gap between bottle and breast ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Sharlene, That`s fab that the book has been helpful, I am really thrilled! You will know my motto by now, `let baby be your guide`. Yes idea...

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Hi Jessica, Just on the easier of the topics, water, I would keep offering him water, as often as you can over the day. It took my son till 11 mo...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, It is probably the formula, but this is not to say that it is a reaction to the lactose, given you are using a good formula and it is an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, There can be times when your food affects baby`s bowel habits. Generally though this is only for a short time. So if the colour of you...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are going great, glad baby has taken off with his solids. Yes, that`s it, let baby lead the way. As long as he is havi...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, I am glad that you have been able to get your son’s reflux/allergies diagnosed. When they don’t generally vomit, it can be diffic...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation. It certainly sounds as though your daughter is uncomfortable and I would recommend you talk to your do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, It is essential that she fall asleep independently so when she wakes on her light sleep she looks around and is exactly as she went to sleep ,...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Michelle, Make sure she is settled awake into the cot and you may want to try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program to settle and for resettl...

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Hi Michelle, Make sure she is settled awake into the cot and you may want to try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program to settle and for resettl...

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Maree...
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Hi, The most important thing is he goes to bed on his own initially at night so when he wakes on his light sleep he can resettle himself again. Wh...

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Hi Chantelle, It`s hard to say why the sudden change. Do be guided by tired signs and act on those for her day time nap at this age she would stil...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Dannielle, You might be missing the tired signs. Good feeding times are 2,6,10,2,6,10. Always follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always settl...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Bronwyn, Differences in measurements are quite common in scans. The measurements are based on averages – so if you have short legs in you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is not uncommon to experience cramping in the early weeks. If it has settled and there is no bleeding then it is regarded as normal. Be...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is safe to continue to breast feed as long as you wish. You can also safely breast feed a newborn and an older toddler if you wish. Your bo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is not unusual to have periods of less movement at this gestation. Try lying down and having a cold drink to see if you can feel any flutte...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You really need contraception at all times if you do not want to fall pregnant even if you are breast feeding and had problems conceiving firs...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to talk to your health care professional about this so that you can get the right help as soon as the baby is born. Sometimes this pr...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Louise, Yes, constipation can be very upsetting especially where it is associated with discomfort. That bub is having pebble-type poos does t...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year old who is showing signs of coming out of it, but only glimps...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Caroline, Yes you can make things like custard and of course add a tiny bit of vanilla essence. You can make it as per a normal custard, thou...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009