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Leann...
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Oh crikey, you poor things to have gone through all that once would have been enough! I think in many ways you have hit the nail on the head usin...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Marianne, I really do understand why it is confusing, there are so many mixed messages about what you should wean to and why. In fact you...

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Hi Nicole, I so understand why you are feeling desperate with this. Can I just ask if your little one has had all the usual bowel tests? They ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, I did a handy fridge chart for Huggies on staring solids that you might want to print off, the link is: Solids Which foods...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, This is my personal slant on it, avoid the battles… don’t worry about the solids just yet, you still have time to allow bu...

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Hi There, Yes you are ‘right on the money’, milk has a lot of calories and can fill up little tummies and displace meals as you are f...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, That`s not necessarily an easy question to answer (esp as I`ve no idea how old he is). My first thought is that it would be important to talk...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Yvette, He is associating sleep with your comfort and from about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am with out an overnight f...

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Hi Sally, Unfortunately at around this time (10-12 wks) is a really difficult time for babies as they really love whatever they have been used to a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Karen, So I am gathering here that she is refusing formula rather than a bottle given she will drink expressed milk from a bottle? As you ca...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi There, I think I would try omitting the milk (in fact it has some quiet major nutritional issues in bubs under 12 months anyway) but trialing ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi There, It sounds like he is onto your plan and getting all the b’feeds he can. I personally would pop into see your child health nurse ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi There, That’s interesting, both cheese (cheddar) and yoghurt (natural ones) are low in lactose. Has the eczema improved? Have a look ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi fafa1975,, Infant Gaviscon is often used as a medicated thickener for reflux infants, but please talk to your doctor or pharmacist- especially...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Christine, At present she is probably going through 8 month separation anxiety which won`t be helping but I am wondering how long this has...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Alicia, All babies are different but you might expect she sleeps 12 to 16 hours during one day. The best thing you can do is follow a feed/...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Firstly see you doctor and sort out if he has colic as he can help with that. Secondly, the best thing you can do is follow a feed/pl...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, It is heart breaking when our little ones are sick and he certainly has had his share. The doctors are totally right you cannot work on th...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You will need to wean her slowly if you want to stop feeding altogether otherwise your breasts will become sore....

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Kelly, Thank you for your enquiry. If you really want to feed then you need to only breast feed and not supplement the feeds at all. Your bre...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, You can feed a six month old baby yoghurt so you could mix a plain yoghurt into food which is better than cow`s milk. You don`t really have ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Excuse me if this has been asked of you before but how much water does your little one drink over the day? Is she on formula? Doe...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Margie, I am assuming you aren’t vegetarian or haven’t been a long term vegetarian in the past. The Pregnancy and B`fe...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Yes chunky food is important around this age, but it is also common that some bubs don’t make an easy transition. You are ri...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi there, I think you have a very good insight and your intuition has already answered your question. It is most likely that it is the `snac...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi there, As I read your post my first thought was to remove the toddler formula, given he is probably about 12 months now, but then I see th...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Bianca, Occasionally young bubs are given water for various reasons, such as hard poos/constipation (more common though in formula feed b...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi there, Arrr yes, the long hard road of fussy eating which has obviously been even more challenging with the vomiting putting him off even...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi There, I’m not a 100% clear on your question, but just from the sounds of things he seems ok. If he were hungry you would know&hell...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Lisa, Congratulations on the birth of your son :) Reflux can present from birth, or sometimes it will become apparent several months later. Th...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007