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Hi Kirsty, Along with her recent illness she would have also been experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and it`s easy to create some unwanted h...

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Hi , If baby is unwell you should cease a settling program until he is well again. If he needs water you should offer it but if it is milk I woul...

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Hi Sarah, This is the only way he knows to go to sleep and to teach him to sleep independently now is hard. Our settling program will take you st...

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Hi, Because you rock or pat him to sleep he wakes looking for this again and can`t return to sleep without it. I would suggest you try our settli...

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Hi Anna, Anything under one hour is considered a catnap and you could try to resettle for about 15 mins and if no luck get him up and try again l...

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Hi, It seems he`s still tired and if you can get him to resettle then great but don`t make a battle out of it. Consider if his daily routine has ...

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Hi Anne, Understandably tyou would like to find a solution and resolve this. I can only give you the information I have at hand on this subject a...

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Hi, Routines often change without notice and she sounds very normal and getting a perect amount of sleep - enjoy! Cheers, Maree

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Hi There, Thank you for your email. Baby sign language is a great tool to encourage speech and help those who have communication difficultie...

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Hi Jasmine, Thank you for your enquiry. It is really up to you when you start Maternity leave and it does also depend on your health. Some women ...

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Hi Bridgette, Thank you for your enquiry. The baby does start to grow much faster in the second half of the pregnancy. It may be advisable to try...

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Hi Narie, Thank you for your enquiry. Congratulations on your pregnancy. With multiple pregnancies you sometimes experience more pronounced morni...

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Hi Simon, Thank you for your enquiry. The most accurate sign for the expected date of birth is a reliable date of the last menstrual period. A pr...

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Hi Emma, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to visit your maternity unit at your local hospital and discuss your symptoms and concerns with the...

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Hi Kristy, Thank you for your enquiry. This sounds very normal and it is also summer so he will need extra fluid now. Breast milk is designed to ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. An epidural is a local anaesthetic that is injected into the epidural space in your spinal cord to block sensatio...

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Hi Natalie, Yes it is fine; as you say if it is stored correctly and also only in the fridge for a night (if it is for a child) or a night or tw...

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Hi Evelyn, I really sympathise with you, breastfeeding as you say is such a lovely connection and bond. Keep in mind that there can be many rea...

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Hi There, I have to confess to being somewhat conservative when it comes to cow’s milk and toddlers. Guidelines suggest 600mls of milk pe...

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Hi Kathy, It sounds like you are both going fine! If you bub drinks what he is offered then that is what he is likely to need, they are very go...

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Hi Karen, Yes the ideal amount of food at each meal is very vague, but deliberately so. The range of intake for a meal from one bub to another ...

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Hi Kylie, Just out of interest how did she go with lumpy food as an infant? If there was a problem there it could be central to getting her pas...

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Hi Amanda, Yes sounds like he is putting you to the test. On the issue of the constipation, you don’t mention water but you might like to...

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Hi There, It is reasonably common that by the end meal toddlers and young children are over food (although most will make room for supper if off...

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Hi Alysha, Yes I see your quandary, if he is teething you may well find that he gets more relief from breastfeeding than anything else, in which...

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Hi Sh`von, Sounds like your little one has completely changed her weight pattern. Bottle/formula-fed bubs do tend to be plumper than breastfed...

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Hi There, On the topic of fluid intake, it is really common for bubs to suddenly drop their milk feed quantities when they hit solids, just on t...

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Hi There, Sounds very typical, water has a sort of nothing taste and for some bubs it can take a while to get used to, my second was like that a...

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Hi There, I have to confess to being at odds with low fat products for young children (some countries recommend low fat from 2 onwards others le...

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Hi Jenny, I think iron is one of the nutrients that children with limited intake can be low in and a deficiency in iron can in turn lead to fuss...

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