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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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Hi Michelle, Thanks for your email to Glenda, I hope that I can offer some advice for you in her place...it has brought back memories! Your little...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi There, thanks for your email question in regards to your baby and his reactions after feeding. You`ll find that different babies do have a vari...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, If you have had no skin problems with your everyday washing powder then continue to use it! Sterilising of cloth nappies is recommended but no...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Lara, Constipation is quite common when bubs get going on solids. There are a few things I would consider. Firstly, swap the juice for water ...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Shandele, Constipation is more common for bubs on formula, it tends to be a little more `dense` and so requires more fluid for their kidneys to...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Gabrielle, I am just wondering has baby made a significant jump up the charts weight wise or was it a slow movement? Is anyone in the family o...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Jenni, Thank you, I had a lovely holiday :) It sounds like things are still quite difficult for you all, and unfortunately, it is possible th...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, Your son simply does not know how to sleep without you, he relys solely on your comfort. If you want to change this it would be very tough goi...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Alicia, She is relying on your comfort to sleep and if you did implement our settling program this would help to teach her to sleep independent...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Clare, I would suggest offering more milk feeds – breast if he is breast fed or formula if you are using formula. This is much better for...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Amanda, You need to get lots of information on giving birth and baby care. Try reading some books and you can also have pregnancy classes that ...

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Hi Leigh, You need to gradually stop stimulating your breast so that the milk will not be produced. It is normal to get lumpy painful breasts if y...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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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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Hi, Some of our parents do report smelly flatulence, pain and other colic symptoms in their babies, and some babies seem to suffer from both colic...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, Babies with reflux can have symptoms like you describe so I would recommend you talk to your doctor about your concerns. There are other condi...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Linda, That is common for mothers of babies with reflux to wonder if they should switch to formula rather than breastfeeding (in fact I can rem...

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Hi, If you aren’t sure what you should do, then it may help if you talked to a child health nurse. You don’t mention whether your son ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Katrina, I am so sorry you feel as though it is your fault your baby is in pain - it sounds like you are doing everything you can to be a good ...

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Hi Deb, I highly recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and feed 4 hourly if you can say 2,6,10,2,6,10. You need to settle her into her co...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi There, I would recommend ou discuss this with your midwife, GP or pharmacist. There are so many forulas and it will depend on baby, how old ba...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, Feed/Play/Sleep means you feed baby when they wake (and due) then you play and watch for tired signs, as soon as baby shows tired signs you ...

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Hi, You wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through until 6 months so she is not too old. If you continue to offer the bottle more often than no...

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Hi Kate, You have done some good research. Yes baby`s digestive enzymes are still developing but you will find that he is likely to handle st...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi There, I would recommend you discuss this with your midwife, GP or pharmacist. There are so many formulas and it will depend on baby, how ol...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Jan Sounds like firstly baby is slowly reducing liquid feeds given he is on 3 meals a day, the solids will be starting to take their place i...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi There, To be honest it sounds like you are both going just great. You are likely to find that baby gets the best BF in the mornings as your...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi There, Sounds to me that you have made good adjustments and you are both going great! In terms of feeding routines I found the Karitane on...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Mel, Thank you for the feedback on the book, I am thrilled it is helpful! Firstly, you are likely to find that baby gets the best BF in th...

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Hi There, I totally understand the confusion. When the literature talks about the rarity of breastfed bubs having constipation it generally re...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008