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Hi Christine, Once you get to 12 months and if all is well and your toddler is eating a full, healthy and varied diet you don`t really need bottl...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, You are not alone, this is one of the areas I am most asked about. Generally if you son is eating a full, healthy and varied diet with ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Carol, It sounds like it would be a good idea to pop into see your GP and ask for a referral to a paediatrician to be honest. Just so you can...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Yes you are right, breastmilk tends to drop off over the day towards the evening, except in some cultures (but that is another story). ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you have already got the answer in mind. Ideally by about 10 months your bub could be down to 2-3 bottles a day...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, I wish I could tell you when your son’s vomiting will stop, but unfortunately there is no easy answer to that one. I’m sure that ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, You need to visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing advice. There may be a problem with the baby’s attachment or your supp...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Tanya, If they are rubber then they should be replaced. Some packaging does have a use by date on it. If the older bottles if they were used fo...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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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: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Belinda, It sounds possible that bub has a slightly upset gut biosis (bacteria), I have to say at this point not to take this as a diagnosis, s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Sounds like it may be a good point to look up a paediatric speech pathologist. It can be the case that the oral mechanics of a bubs mou...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi There, As babies innately have a preference for sweet and salty it can be a good idea to start out with vegies and the less sweet fruit. My tw...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, I am so glad that you contacted us; it sounds like you could do with some support and I hope I can help. Reflux can be a very stressful and ov...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Melissa, thanks for your question to Glenda about your baby girl, it sounds like you have been following all the advice available to you, and s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Deb, thanks for your question about your baby and the introduction of solids. There could be many reasons why your baby has started to react in...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Megan, Most sleep issues are not about food but about how you settle baby. If you are feeding Jackson off to sleep then he will wake and look f...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, Keep working with you GP to get the formula under control. I would highly recommend that you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and then use our...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Evelin, The baby is not overweight. If she is 7kg at 4 months this is fine. She may look chubby but this weight is inside the recommended weigh...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Teressa, It is always best to try to let your body go into labour naturally. IF you were late with your first then you will probably be late wi...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Evelin, No you are in the right spot, no problem at all!!! Well if I am not wrong, an almost five month old baby (girl) at 7kg is right on th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Oh I so remember that with my first, squeal... You should have heard me. But of course like all things in childhood it passes, baby is l...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Yes, even subtle changes can upset little tummies. I have to confess the black dots in baby`s motions are a little concerning, so I thi...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Lucy, Yes sounds to me that `mums intuition` is on the ball. It is common with bubs that tender gums can alter their feeding and as you know w...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Weight in babies is always a sticky issue to be honest. I guess there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, if you or your partne...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Karen, Definitely talk to your health nurse about the feeding and his weight for age and get her advise on that Constantly feeding through the ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, It`s a little hard to say what is going on, I guess my thoughts err towards a possible lactose issue, which would make sense of her upse...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi There, It may be a case of baby-led weaning which is just fine as he is eating a good, healthy and varied diet. There are plenty of children ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Vee, Sounds like you and your bub are off to a great start. Routine wise it all looks good, baby is still have 4-5 milk feeds a day and they a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi There, Well done on the great job with breastfeeding! Yes you will need to look into a good formula, its not recommended to wean onto cows mil...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Beth, Yes I have heard of this, firstly just check on the ingredients panel if the rice cereal has any other additives, if it does consider swa...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008