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Leann...
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Hi There, sounds like you have a gal who loves her solids, which is fabulous. You may need to offer solids and bottle feeds further apart or ju...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately it is common to notice periods like you have described. There can be many reasons for this – it may be that she needs her ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Sanjay, Nice to hear from a dad. Demand feeding can become very draining and often it results in comfort feeding because mum can`t tell if bab...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, The controlled comforting techniques are extremely difficult to do because baby`s protests are hard to hear and protest he will because he doe...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Amanda, Work with your GP to get the Reflux and colic under control but also be aware that you are not creating unwanted habits by all this roc...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Paul, Sounds like apart from a tummy upset at times all is going well, well done to you both. It tends to be more common that bubs get a litt...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Generally it is a matter of repetition and opportunity, in other words, offer baby a little formula before a feed, take it away if she r...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Yes it can be big move going from formula for your baby to cows` milk for your toddler. Really if your toddler is eating a healthy and...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, I just need to make a clear a couple of assumptions, firstly that baby is about 9ish months and that when you say `I feed her` she is be...

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Hi Shan, I have to say that to me your intuition is on the right track. We can get so much advice that our own inner knowledge gets `over talked`...

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Hi Michele, Yes unfortunately it seems about 50% of children who react to cows` milk will react to soy also. Before you change I would recommend ...

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Hi Amanda, One of the most common issues around constipation in children is fluid. Constipation is dry hard stools that are difficult to pass. Th...

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Hi There, Well by all accounts it sounds like your son has progressed without any signs of intolerance or allergy. If he is free of allergy or fo...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, My first thought is a concern about your caloric intake, most commonly `shakes` are low in calories. One of the few times in life where ...

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Hi There, Well it seems there are some sleepless mums and dads, this has been a common issue this week, so you aren`t alone during the middle of t...

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Hi There, Oh yes I see you have a bit of a challenge to ensure your diet meets not only your little ones needs but also yours which will with brea...

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Hi Hayley, is it possible that the change in baby`s feeding routine is due to teething? It is reasonably common that bubs will feed more often (wi...

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Hi There, babies can go off their food or even just their routine for many reasons, such as teething, if unwell and also just as a consequence of ...

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Hi Paul, Thanks for your question... trying to figure out a baby and their wind can be a curious pastime! You`ll find that there could be a myriad...

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Hi Karls, It can be hard to know when to expect any improvement from medication, although having said that, it is often around a couple of weeks. ...

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Hi A, Thank you for your question. It’s interesting that your daughter doesn’t usually throw up the solids, but she does the milk. Per...

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Hi, It can be really difficult to know what to do when it comes to reflux. Every child is different, and there is no one treatment or strategy tha...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Paul, Have a talk to your health nurse or GP on their recommendation for reducing the wind or treatment for colic. It is easy to create unwante...

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Hi Kristy, Your GP is right, if Kody is putting on weight and feeding well then this should be enough. He may be comfort feeding and then he relie...

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Hi Kara, Generally it is a matter of repetition and opportunity, in other words, offer baby a little formula before a feed, take it away if he re...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Generally, yes, you start to offer solids before `milk` feeds at about 9 months, but remember all babies beat to the tune of their own ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Yes that is just right, formula before solids at least until 9 months. Breastmilk for example as about 54% fat, formula of course is ba...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, There can be many reasons why a bub changes her feeding routine, sometimes teething can see them wanting to suck more as the pressure c...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are both going just great. Two to three milk feeds a day at 9 months is pretty much what you would expect. ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Jasmin, Most bubs start water at the same time as solids. Babies` kidneys need more water to process food so once you start solids water is u...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009