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Hi Samantha, Breast milk production is best at night – the hormone levels are higher at night. You need to set some time to regularly expres...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, My specialty is dealing with baby sleeping issues. It would be best to direct your birth related question to Alex our Midwife, as she will be ...

Answered: 15 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 Michelle, Yes that last night time breastfeed is often the hardest one to drop. You may well find a slightly amended bed-time routine is the w...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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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. ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, From about 6 months on baby shuold be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. It sounds like baby may be waking out of habit for t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Nat, The baby may just be sitting in a lower position for now. As the baby grows it will sit higher and then drop close to term. Best wishe...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Yes many recommendations when it comes to feeding babies can seem quite vague. Generally this is to allow the for the tremendous variat...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, Thank you for your question – it is one that parents commonly ask, but unfortunately not one that can easily be answered. Many babies do...

Answered: 01 Jan 2009
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Hi Alana, I am sorry but it is very difficult to really know what sort of problem the baby may have with this small amount of information. The ba...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Bonnie, This really isn`t my area of expertise. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centr...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Lianee, There is no need to wake him at all. He is probably getting enough during the day and if he needs more he will demand it. Best wish...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Tanya, If they are rubber then they should be replaced. Some packaging does have a use by date on it. If the older bottles if they were used fo...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Ruth, You may need to visit your GP for a check up. If you have bled heavily for this time you need to be seen. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Courtney, You may need to visit your health care professional for a check up. You may have an infection or the baby may be in an awkward positi...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Liz, Whilst it is common for reflux babies to have problems with food there could also be lots of reasons why your son is gagging and vomiting ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Nancy, I can totally understand your concern about giving your daughter medication. I’m sure it is not something you planned on when you ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, There is no normal time and every woman is different. It may return when the baby is established on solids or it may take a few months after t...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Cass, It sounds as if you are doing everything that you can. Your supply will replenish very quickly. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Oh I so remember that with my first, squeal... You should have heard me. But of course like all things in childhood it passes, baby is l...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is fine to sleep in a position that is comfortable. Sleeping on your back in later pregnancy can make you feel faint as the weight of the b...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your question. I presume, considering you are asking about using both Infacol and Zantac together, that your baby has a diagnos...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, If you are breastfeeding and on the minipill this is fine. The bleeding that you experienced could have been breakthrough bleeding that can oc...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Hi, Your baby may be in a breech position. At 37 weeks your baby has a small chance of turning. Your doctor may offer to try to turn the baby with...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, Try following our settling techniques for newborn to 6 months it will take you step by step through the program. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, I would recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine then implement our settling techniques when she shows tired signs. You can get details ...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, Using this type of medication is fine if it is short term. Try not to over do it and try not to use it all the time. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Shandele, Constipation is more common for bubs on formula, it tends to be a little more `dense` and so requires more fluid for their kidneys to...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, You can get the Losec in a suspension by a compounding pharmacist (it is important a compounding pharmacist is used as they need extra trainin...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, Thank you so much for your feedback. I really appreciate it and I am so happy to hear that you found a strategy that was so helpful. Glenda

Answered: 15 Oct 2008