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Leann...
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Hi Rebecca, As one mum to another I can totally recommend the Weleda Change Cream, I used it every change and it worked FANTASTIC!!! It`s all pur...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, It could take many weeks to produce enough milk for your baby now and the baby has not learnt to feed from the breast so he would find it frus...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Belinda, You need to discuss your options with your medical health professionals. They may be able to offer some other forms of pain relief, su...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Kim, Yes routines can be hard with infants as they are always changing, just as you get used to one routine another one creeps in. Most bubs ...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Antoinette, Sounds like you are going great with Adam. It is likely that you have two options. Firstly, you can persevere with offering formu...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you have a little girl who knows just what she likes! Generally, it comes down to repetition and opportunity. I would rec...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Brianna, I must admit I think the Plunket Nurse has given you not only good advice but almost the only advice. It really is a case of opportun...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Catherine, I think you have bought up an interesting point, its one that I often talk about with friends, that there is so much conflicting adv...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are doing it tough with your little one but you are doing a fantastic job; keep it up it does get better. Reflux babies a...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, I’m sorry that things are so tough for you and your little girl. I’m sorry too that your doctor doesn’t seem to understand w...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Kylie, It sounds like your little boy is very uncomfortable, though despite that, it sounds like you are doing a great job. Well done for conti...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Has your son been diagnosed with reflux? If not I’d recommend that you speak to your doctor about the possibility of reflux (and keep pe...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Bell, If you can try to separated them for a couple of weeks while you get a new routine happening for baby. Try our It`s Time To Sleep techniq...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, I think you are doing the right thing and it seems to be working for you. Just be sure you resettle her awake into the cot and this way she wi...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi There, One allergy can be hard, let alone mltiple, but at least you have the culprits determined. Generally egg yolk iswell tolerated, but tri...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Danielle, I totally hear you, one of the common quotes I use is `a happy mum is a happy bub/child`. It is of the utmost importance to look aft...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, By supplement I am guessing you mean formula. Yes you can use it for baby`s foods, though small amounts of milk and milk-alternatives a...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Kath, Just on the question of baby yoghurts, just between you and me (tee hee) I defer to the label, if you read the label and it has a long li...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Much of what we eat can be driven by personality as you have found You can do all the right stuff butstill end up with a fussy foodie, ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Bec, Sounds like you have a little girl who is enjoying her `food` either way, so that`sa good sign. Yes you are right breast milk is still h...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Until your bub is 12 months plus it is not recommended to offer him any other milk except breast or formula. None of the other milks or...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Navreet, I am guessing it is fussy eating that you are describing? Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Debbie, This is an area I have been asked a lot about and have put together a fact sheet on it, which is now on my web site (www.sneakys.com.au...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Angie, Milk we are finding more often interferes with appetite. It is not at all the fault of parents though because the messages about 600mls...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It is very common that bubs go off their feeds or seem unsatisfied when they are unwell or recuperating, or teething can affect their de...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Lauren, It sounds like you are having a really tough time; poor little man sounds like he is very uncomfortable still. You don’t mention ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Bec, Does your soon seem to be tolerating the soy formula? From what I have seen and read, approximately half the number of babies/children who...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, It sounds to me like your doctor did at least consider reflux as an option, considering he prescribed a reflux medication (acid suppressant). ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Tonya, You say controlled comforting is not working but neither is what you are battling 2 hours with either. CC can take up to 3 weeks and is ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Hayley, Around 8 months babies experience 8 month separation anxiety and this may be the cause. I would be inclined to leave her to resettle he...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009