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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 is...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Natalie, Thanks for your question to Glenda about your 4 month old baby girl. From your letter, I wasn’t sure if your baby has been medic...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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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 Mar 2009
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Hi There, It sounds to me that you are under the guidance of an excellent GP and it will be helpful to get all those results in. So keeping in ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Generally you can wean your little one from formula from 12 months. This is more so if your little one is eating a full, healthy and v...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes that is very common, my son feed like a trooper until 9 months. Once their little tummy gets big enough to hold substantial food, ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes I would imagine as he is close to 12 months that there is less of a concern by your GP about his milk intake, especially if he is e...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Martina, When you think of starting solids it all seems so easy, then once you get started it opens up a myriad of questions. From 5-6 month...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, From about 3 months babies can easily be tested for lactose intolerance (ie a stool test), so you could pop into your GP and ask about ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Just as a quick note, and you may already have tried this, cheese and yoghurt are both very low in lactose (see below), also children ca...

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Hi, Thanks for your question about your little girl and your enquiry about colic. There could be a range of reasons why your daughter screams and ...

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Hi Deanna, Oh you really have your hands full. Firstly your 19mo doesn`t need an overnight feed at all he is waking out of habit. I know how har...

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Hi Amanda, Generally a bub between the ages of 6-12 months would have 90-100mls per body weight (this is just a rough guide). Ideally though y...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi There, I am not sure how old bub is but I am guessing under 12 months. In which case yes, definitely you can use baby`s formula in meal pre...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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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-p...

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Hi Alana, The workings of a baby can have the best of us confused, its not easy. There are really only very general guidelines for the amount...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Georgina, Until closer to six months formula will by far meet your babies nutritional needs best, so continue to offer her the usual amount and...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Shanti, It sounds like things are really tough for you and your bub right now. Have you talked to your doctor about it snce he has suggested th...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Bianca, Thanks for contacting us regarding your baby girl and your concern for her vomiting. You didn`t mention how long she has been on the sa...

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Hi Amanda, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Kali, Sounds like you are being very thoughtful of your little ones nutrition. Firstly, there is reasonable support for the timely introduc...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Yes I think there is a bit of a change in belief about weaning and onto what. You are on the ball, you don`t need to wean onto anythi...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi There, I have to confess that this is probably outside of my expertise, but as one mum to another, both my boys were Fryer Tuck look-a-likes ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Renee, You have been given good advice, that last breastfeed is often the hardest to give up, like you say it can tend to be a comfort help s...

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Hi There, I think you are probably right in thinking it is due to the hotter weather. It may be that baby is enjoying her water because it is by...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Tracey, It isnt likely that you have a problem with your milk if you havent had one before. What you may find is that during growth spurts o...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Victoria, Well I have to say, this is as a mum first off, if you had asked me this when I had just had one child I would have erred on the si...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi There, If you find that things just don`t improve you might pop back to your CHN or PG or another option is a speech pathologist, they are gr...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Emma, It is very common that bubs go off their feeds or seem unsatisfied when they are unwell or recuperating, or teething can affect their d...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Jay, Sounds like big changes for you all, but I am sure it will all work out just fine. I have a friend who breastfed both her children by ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009