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Leann...
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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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Leann...
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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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Leann...
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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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Leann...
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Hi Lea, Depending on things like allergies and preferences here are a few ideas. I would also recommend the Huggies Recipe Book, its great for t...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Maria, Her sleeps are a bit out of whack. You would expect that after the 6am feed she be awake for a couple of hours but she is so tired from ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, This is most likely habit not hunger. He MUST go to sleep awake as he looks for this bottle when he wakes on his light sleep. Give the bott...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, It seems he has developed some sleep associations now and he is perhaps having trouble sleeping without you. I would recommend you try follo...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, You may still expect to be feeding 4 hourly but soon you would hope he dropped either a 10pm or 2am feed and be sleeping a longer overnight st...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Krishna and Hohepa, Your son simply doesn`t know how to sleep without you, he has been relying on your comfort to sleep all along and doesn`t w...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Nicola, It seems he is relying on your presence to resettle. Firstly he must go the bed initially at night awake so he is sleeping independent...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Elise, It would seem you have tried so many recommended ways with no luck. I would definitely have him check to reassure you that their is no m...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, She needs to settle awake initally and not with a feed and definitely stop the night comfort feeding if you want her to sleep thriough she is ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, You would hope for 2 naps one mid morning and one mid afternoon of about 1 to 1 1/2 hours and at night 7pm to 7am. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, SIDS do say that the risks are greatly reduced from about 5 to 6 months. You can`t stop natural progress and always make sure you have the cot...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, If this is not your first baby(s) then it is fine for the baby’s head not to be engaged. The baby’s head does need to be down and ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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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, 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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Sarah...
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Hi Alicia, If there is a risk that your baby may have congenital problems then you need to decide if you are going to have further tests to confir...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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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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Sarah...
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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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Sarah...
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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
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Sarah...
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Hi, Please read the information on the packaging of the product and if nothing is mentioned then it is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. IF there is any discomfort or the discharge is green you may need to h...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you have severe morning sickness you may need to be hospitalized for treatment. They can treat you with intravenous fluids and medications ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Shar, Breast feeding is not easy and it takes several weeks for both mother and baby to learn how to feed. It is important to give it a go as i...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Leann...
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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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Brett...
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Hi Karen, There`s no hard and fast rules here. It`s really up to you and Chiara! You may find she`s really responsive to books and want to read ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Some babies do regress after a few weeks to try you out. You need to be consistent with the techniques. Now you are trying different things he...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Bianca, He has probably been experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and this will pass but in the meantime it can be easy to create unwanted h...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009