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Hi There, Well done on your great job with breastfeeding! There are really only very general guidelines for the amount of formula, all babies...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, Congratulations on the birth of your son, and well done for getting things sorted so quickly. I am really pleased to hear that he is doing wel...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation, and congratulations on the birth of your daughter. Well done for getting the diagnosis so early and al...

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Hi, Babies respond differently to different approaches and you could try over a week to loosen the wrap until you don`t need it any more but I wou...

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Hi Mandy, My specialty area is `sleep`. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, our help panel nutritionist, or see your Early Child...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Sarah, This is very normal to be offering an overnight feed and she may wake for a feed until 6 months, Always settle her awake and she will co...

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Hi Loulou, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Leanne, the Help Panel Nutritionist may be able to offer some advice. Or...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Yes it can be common that bubs make negative associations to things that happened while they were sick, such as particular foods and as...

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Hi There, Babies are all so different, their actual solids intake depends on how big they are, genetics, the foods they are eating and so on. On...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi Antonietta, There can be many reasons a bub suddenly gets a little fussy, in fact there is some interesting new information about these fussy ...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is really good that you have spoken to your doctor about your concerns. We are not able to diagnose reflux, but if you are unsure of the di...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is great that you have spoken with your doctor, and your son has been diagnosed with gastro-oesophageal reflux. That is a really important ...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Really you are on the right track by persisting gently, it may just take a little longer even two weeks isnt terribly long. Generall...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Kate, It isn’t all that uncommon that toddlers simply refuse to drink milk, especially compared to breastmilk or formula it has a weird...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Stella, Solids of any kind are best introduced around 6 months and when baby shows clear signs of readiness. Early introduction of solids ca...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi There, There is so much info out there and so many opinions, the first time around it can be very confusing. Just like when you breastfed b...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Kylie, It can be really tough to tell whether the problem is reflux, trapped wind, or something else entirely. Does he have any other problems,...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Kerensa, Congratulations on the birth of your baby boy. I’m sorry that you are having difficulties with feeding, and that he is so unsett...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Kylie, I`m wondering what you do next once he protests going into his cot? He may just be winning the battle. I would definitely continue with...

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Hi, It`s best to direct your question to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi There, There are really only very general guidelines for the amount of formula, all babies are different and at the end of the day your baby ...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, It certainly sounds like your bub is uncomfortable! I think it would be best to talk to your doctor again about what is going on. Did you not...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi Delene, One maybe 2 overnight feeds would be expected at this age, by about 6 months you could expect baby to start sleeping through the night ...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, I would try our settling techniques to get her taking longer naps during the day. 4.30pm is really too early for the night sleep and you may w...

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Hi, As Ella is still quite young she will only pick up small bits of information about the new baby. Involve her as much as you can and also after...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Sounds like you are both making great head way, well done. I have copied in a link to the tip sheet I wrote on solids and a fridge c...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Yes it probably would be a good idea to meet increase his feeds slightly given his weight and age, offer bottles first as they provide...

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Hi There, It is reasonably common that formula can lead to eczema, you may find going off it or changing to a low lactose or a hydrolysed formul...

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Hi Corrinna, I can recommend the Weleda nursing tea, it worked a treat for me and of course ensure you are looking after yourself with lots of f...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Yes it can get a little repetitive I must admit. You are almost at that magic 9 month point where finger foods take off, that makes l...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008