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Hi Rachae, It`s hard to say why the sudden change but it seems he is looking for your presence. I would try our It`s Time To Sleep settling techni...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, This is a lot of sleep I must say. At this age you would expect 7pm to 7am with one good early afternoon nap of 11/2 to 2 hours. I always thi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Selina, Often a baby`s sleep pattern will change with the onset of 8 month separation anxiety when new and unwanted habits can be formed easily...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Jo, I know how hard it can be ( I used to hate night time too) This has now become his sleep association and he knows you will give in to him a...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Dina, This has now become her sleep association and she doesn`t know how to sleep without the rocking. Imagine you went to sleep in your bed an...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, She is catnapping but some babies are just poor daytime sleepers. You could try using our It`s Time To Sleep settling techniques to resettle h...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, At 5 months she may well still require one overnight feed and I would offer the feed at 2am. Generally from about 6 months on you might expect...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Maree, At present he is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and this won`t be helping either. You might want to try our It`s Time ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Sara, If the cot is still up I would take that down, you will need to be consistent otherwise she will have too many choices. I definitely wo...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Research has highlighted that it actually accelerates the speech process. Part of the process of introducing baby sign language is to sign an...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Rachel, This may not be related to the pregnancy. If it continues you need to see your local doctor for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It is possible but you will have to find a health care professional who is willing to let you try for a vaginal birth. Your risks of complicat...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, A baby’s heart really only starts beating at around 6 weeks. Try not to worry this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jul 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: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This does sound like a bit of the plug. You should really contact your midwife or local hospital for a check up. It may not indicate that anyt...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This means that the baby is about 2/5 into the brim of the pelvis. The baby is starting to engage but is still more at the top. This is great,...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Antonette, You can try using a sipper cup instead of a bottle. You also need to let someone else offer the milk as your daughter will not take ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Amanda, In the early days before they have a wide repertoire it can be a bit tricky getting some sustaining food into bubs. The yoghurt is a ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Lana, Offering baby smaller but more regular meals is likely to reduce the `load` at any one meal time. The main thing to keep in mind is his ...

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Hi There, Thanks for that! I have to confess that I personally like vegetarian-style diets, or even the pseudo ones that include fish. By and lar...

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Hi There, Well done to you for reading labels! Love it! Power to the people is say... Bornhoffen is a good first yoghurt (just the natural one...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Andrea, This is often a trying time of night. I would suggest you follow a feed/play/sleep routine so you can catch tired signs rather than con...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Vanessa, It would seem this has become her sleep routine and she knows you will give in so she is winning the battle. To change this you will n...

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Hi, It seems you understand all the `rules` and often that`s half the battle. She is sleeping well overnight and it does seem she is fighting the...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Kelly, I would highly recommend you try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program as sleeping in the bouncer is really not ideal at all. I woul...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, Crying it out is harsh but does often work. Depending how old he is and if he is still in a cot you could try our settling techniques for 6 to...

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Hi Liz, She is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present and this will pass, however in the meantime try not to create any unwan...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009