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Hi, This is a very low risk and you have a very good chance of the amniocentesis results being normal. Try not to worry too much you are doing eve...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Lower abdominal cramping and bloating is very common in early pregnancy. If it is not severe and there is no associated bleeding then it is fi...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Bec, At this stage in the pregnancy this enlargement can be present. It may be an indication of a problem with the heart but usually it is diff...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, This condition is from hormonal changes that occur after the birth. It does happen to everyone and it is often different with every birth. The...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes indeed flaxseed is great. Ideally look at both whole and ground as they do different things. The whole seeds act as a demulcent (l...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Identifying the sex of the baby can be difficult sometimes and it also depends on the skill of the person. If it is really important you may b...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Kody, I have to say you have asked a question that most remain divided over. There is some research (a handful of articles) now to suggest we s...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Brianna, I must admit I think the Plunket Nurse has given you not only good advice but almost the only advice. It really is a case of opportun...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Bell, If you can try to separated them for a couple of weeks while you get a new routine happening for baby. Try our It`s Time To Sleep techniq...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Tiffany, You may still expect to offer one overnight feed for a little longer but for other waking try resettling using our It`s time To Sleep ...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, It may be time to get rid of the dummy, try using our settling techniques instead of offering the dummy to teach her to sleep independently. ...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Jasmine, Sometimes a baby will regress to try you out they liked it the old way! Keep up the settling and use the techniques as soon as baby sh...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, I recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always resettle baby awake into the cot after a night feed. You would expect to feed 4 ho...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, It is difficult when your partner does not agree with a change of routine and when you don`t want to disturb other siblings. Perhaps you shou...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Try having dinner at 5pm and bath time at 5.30pm to keep him up that bit longer and then a feed and small play and down by 7pm. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling program it will teach baby to sleep independently. Try to incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine ...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, To help you get to know the basics you can either get your partner to teach you or go to your local deaf society and they will have a list of ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, By supplement I am guessing you mean formula. Yes you can use it for baby`s foods, though small amounts of milk and milk-alternatives a...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Ham tend to have not only a lot of sodium (salt) but also nitrates, so it does tend o be a parent call on this one. If you do offer it,...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, You have done the right thing working milk down and likely t was in fact part of the cycle, but it is also possible that your todler nee...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Firstly, there is reasonable support for the timely introduction of all food groups as apposed to avoidance. It seems that the sudden r...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Emma, Yes you would expect to offering an overnight feed but not 2 hourly. Only feed if due and always make sure she is settled awake into her ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, Some toddlers are just early risers, don`t make a battle out of resettling his body clock mat still think it`s 6.30 am(daylight saving time) S...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Tonya, You say controlled comforting is not working but neither is what you are battling 2 hours with either. CC can take up to 3 weeks and is ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, This has become her sleep association and she doesn`t know any other way. You might want to consider following our It`s Time To Sleep settling...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Peta, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep through without an overnight feed but he may be hungry. Give him the benefit of the...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are doing everything right but I am wondering how you eventually do get him to sleep as he may be fighting everything until...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Suzie, The problem is she is falling asleep in one place and waking in another and is looking for your comfort again to resettle. She needs to ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Mamta, When she falls asleep knowing you are there and she wakes on her light sleep (as we all do) and you are not there and she can`t resettle...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009