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Hi Amanda, Its so great to hear back from members, so thanks for taking the time to update me. Sounds like you are well on the road to recovery r...

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, 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, 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 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, Ham tend to have not only a lot of sodium (salt) but also nitrates, so it does tend o be a parent call on this one. If you do offer it,...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, I am guessing that as your toddler can tolerate small amounts of dairy that he has a lactose intolerance, which iseasier than a cows` mi...

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 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 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 There, It looks like it may be an issue of his bottle displacing meals? It is very common for toddlers to hold out for formula or milk and th...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Danelle, Cows` milk isn`t suitable for babies as a drink for a number of reasons, such as: In some infants it can cause slight intestinal ble...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation. It sounds like a tricky issue, but I will try and give you some ideas. Demanding feeds and vomiting co...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Renee, When you start off you are working up to 2-3 meals and 3-5 BF`s/formula feeds by 7 months. Also at 7 months you are working up to more...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, This is just as one mum to another, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that baby bottles and drink bottles last at the most 18 mo...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Felicity, So from the list on Huggies what about things like freezing a smoothie and taking a snack, you could do the same with sago, rice, ta...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Rina, Yes, cows` milk is a tricky food for bubs, and current guidelines in Australia and NZ recommended cows` milk as a drink only from 12 mo...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It may be for what ever reason your bub needs a little more water per g of food for her kidneys and digestive system to cope. Keep off...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, I do think we tend to be lead by science which will swing from one side to another but roughly within a narrow band instead of taking o...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, At this age solids arent recommended. Babies at such a young age need more time for their body systems to develop for example immune a...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Thanks for your question to Glenda. Reflux babies are all different and they progress at their own rate, but it may help for you to know that ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Thank-you for your question to Glenda. Reflux babies are all different and they progress at their own rate. Sounds like you are doing a great ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Debbie, It sounds like your little guy is very uncomfortable still – and the choking episodes can be so scary!!! My little one also did t...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, You don’t mention how old your child is, or what medication he is on, but I hope your son’s reflux is now under control. It can s...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Everything that you have described sounds very normal and to be expected late in pregnancy. The baby’s head is engaged which is what the...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009