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Maree...
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Hi, You are very lucky to have had her sleeping through at this age and most won`t until 6 months of age. All babies are different but don`t be...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Often after an illness and we have given extra comfort some habits are created. The important thing is that she does settle in her own bed i...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, This is the age when they usually drop to one day time nap so you need to be a bit flexible and be guided by tired signs during this transiti...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, This is his sleep association and unfortunately when you make a change like this it comes with much protest. Firstly you need to understand...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Firstly you need to understand why she wakes. Beacause she doesn`t know how to sleep without you. The comfort of the breast feed is her sleep assos...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, This is her sleep association and it is hard and heart breaking when you want to change a habit like this The essential thing is she MUST fal...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Calming down before you speak with your children helps significantly. Often we are ineffective because of all the work we have to do - it is never ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Betty...
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You have both had a really hard start to your brand new lives. Well done though for having the insight and caring to write in to me. Can you try to...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Betty...
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Dear Nadine, 1, If you want to do something, eg , showjumping, find a carer for your daughter and go and enjoy yourself. Focus on having a great ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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I understand how you must be feeling - I would suggest discussing this situation with a psychologist so you can feel a greater sense of control. Th...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. All babies develop at different rates and it tends to be hereditary as to their motor skill development. It can t...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not recommended for babies to sleep on their tummies at all. It is against the SIDS guidelines and is consi...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Folate is recommended several months before a planned pregnancy and the first three months of pregnancy. You can ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Please talk to your Early Childhood Health Clinic for ongoing support. Babies are generally unsettled at this tim...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Silvana, Here is a great website that offers safe foods for pregnancy and breast feeding. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. Folic acid supplements are safe to take when breastfeeding - you can get some that are specifically for pregnancy...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. Folic acid supplements are safe to take when breastfeeding - you can get some that are specifically for pregnancy...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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HI Megan, Thank yo for your enquiry. Early ultrasounds can be inaccurate at predicting size and dates sometimes as the baby can be difficult to s...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Rachael, I really do know how you feel; I have a fussy eater who is still going strong at almost 5. I have written a fact sheet on fus...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi Louise, I really do know how you feel; I have a fussy eater who is still going strong at almost 5. I have written a fact sheet on fussy...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi karlie, I really do know how you feel; I have a fussy eater who is still going strong at almost 5. I have written a fact sheet on fussy ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi there, Most nursing mums produce around 800mls a day, but ultimately the amount depends on your baby, how often and how much bub feeds is ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi there, Most nursing mums produce around 800mls a day, but ultimately the amount depends on your baby, how often and how much bub feeds is ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi there, Has cutting down on the juice helped? Does he also drink much milk or formula? In the meantime of course there are some tips...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi Sarah, So I am guessing he is only just over 4 months corrected age? This would put him at just under the 50th percentile for weight (usi...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organization. It sounds like you’ve had a rough time of it, especially with him needing surgery so young. I&...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Yvette, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without and overnight feed. It sounds like he is becoming dependent...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without and overnight feed. It sounds like she is becoming dependent on a comf...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Heidi, If there was an easier solution I would have wriiten about it. Controlled comforting is hard to do but gets results quickly and and by fo...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Some babies are just poor day sleepers and don`t make a battle out of it during the day. All babies are different but most will protest the ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007