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Hi There, How much milk you offer tens to depend on what other dairy and calcium-rich foods your toddler is eating. If he or she is eating a good ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi There, I think I may have some helpful sites for you on this one! One allergy is hard but multiple is tricky so I understand your concern. Ne...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Kayla, yes the move onto meat can seem a bit scary at first. You might find that fish is a good way to make the transition, for example you ca...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Brooke, Feta cheese is fine during pregnancy. Here is a link to healthy eating in pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/lif...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Angel, Yes this can occur in pregnancy due to the extra pressure on your blood vessels. They will fade after the pregnancy. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to ensure that you maintain some exercise during pregnancy so that you lower the risk of injury to your back. Also try to remember to...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Stacey, It may be either the placenta pulsing or you may be aware of the baby’s heart beat. It is not anything to worry about. Some women...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you are not happy with your care it is best to try to find someone that you feel more comfortable with. Please go through the channels that...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Some women cannot feel movements as much as others. Sometimes this is due to the placenta being at the front of the uterus. Try not to worry t...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is a very common feeling in first time mothers. Every woman has to learn how to look after their baby and be a mother. If you do feel tha...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Kelly, See your early childcare health centre for advice, or if you have friends or family nearby, perhaps they could offer support. Best w...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to tell your doctor that you are pregnant and they will advise on the best type of anaesthetic for you. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is very common to feel cramping and stretching in early pregnancy. You may also be feeling the changes in your ovaries in early pregnancy a...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, More than likely there has been no harm done to you or the baby. Please visit another pharmacy for suitable medication for Thrush in pregnancy...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is a really bad habit and you need to be really firm to try to stop it. He will damage his teeth and it also has problems with weight gai...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately this can happen sometimes. It is a matter of finding something that works for you. It may be snacking on small amounts of bland ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Ang, Having an anterior placenta does not carry any extra risks. Most women having their first babies start to feel movements at around 20 week...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes most bubs are fine on yoghurt from 6-7 months. The usual yoghurts I think are the best, as you say they don`t have added sugar, sw...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Babies are all so individual, the rate at which the muscles in their mouths develop differs so some can cope with chunks earlier than o...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Deneise, Well you might have me there, Jalna is I think one of the creamiest yoghurts, you can even get a lovely peach one that has no added s...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Carissa, Sounds like you are on the right track with reducing his bottles down and yes I would opt for the early morning if he is waking at th...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Lisa, Around about now milk or milk alternatives just become a part of their usual diet, they don`t generally require formula unless recommend...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Nic, All babies require different amounts of sleep but this is alot of sleep. I would definitely have him checked by your GP it may be nothing...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Rachel, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. You need to visit your GP for a check up as you may need a scan. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Carole, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Sleep is important in pregnancy and it will not harm the baby if you sleep more on one s...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may have varicose veins in your vulval area. If you are prone to these they will occur if you have a caesarean or not. They may cause a li...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, The clip is usually removed by a midwife before you are discharged from hospital. If you are on early discharge the midwife will look at it wh...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, The pressure just may be where the position of the baby for now. It will move away form that area soon. Try to do lots of pelvic floor exercis...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009