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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation, and congratulations on the birth of your beautiful little bub. Is there a reason why you are keeping ...

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Hi, The best way to get a bay sleeping through the night is to settle awake into the cot so they learen to sleep independently as a lot of waking...

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Hi Annemarie, Persistence is really the only way to get him sleeping on his own. Unfortunately vomiting is a protest and a power play to get your...

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Hi, That`s exactly what it can become, comfort sucking and you would be best to follow a feed/play sleep routine where you feed, then play, then ...

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Hi, Firstly how do you get her to sleep intially at night, this is the most important thing when getting a baby or toddler to sleep well. She nee...

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Hi, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. Give him the benefit of the doubt for another mon...

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Hi, Hopefully it was just a one off bad night but I would avoid creating any habits you don`t wish to continue with in the future. With the baby,...

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Hi Shelley, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. Give him the benefit of the doubt for ano...

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Hi, Please write back and tell me exactly how you get her to sleep initially and how you go about resettling her when she wakes. Plunkett should ...

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Hi, Hi Firstly you must stop the feeding as she associates sleep with this, as long as you continue to offer the feed she will continue to wake f...

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Hi, Hi Firstly you must stop the feeding as he associates sleep with this, as long as you continue to offer the feed he will continue to wake for...

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Hi, He is doing well and you wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through until 6 months or more. Be guided by tired signs but try to avoid late...

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Hi Andrea, Try using our settling techniques they offer a clear and repetitive message that it`s time to sleep. An overtired baby is harder to se...

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Hi, Hi Firstly you must stop the feeding as he associates sleep with this, as long as you continue to offer the feed he will continue to wake for...

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Hi Angela, It is really your choice but 2 hourly feeding is hard and you are settling yourself up for constant demand feeding. You would only exp...

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Hi, It`s not always easy to say why baby is suddenly changing routine. Continue to increase the daily food intake to give confidence that he is ...

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Hi, He is associating sleep with feeding and I suggest you follow a feed/play/sleep routine so you can feed then play then watch for tired signs ...

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Hi, Persistence is the key you need to put him back over and over again quickly quietly and let him know it`s time to sleep. Let him know during ...

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Hi, This not about the napping it is all about the feeding. As long as you continue to offer the feed he will continue to wake for it. If you rea...

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Hi, My suggestion is a feed/play/sleep routine with feeding at say 2,6,10,2,6,10 If you feed(when due) and then play and watch for tired signs y...

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Hi Christine & Joseph, It is difficult in families to cope if we are not getting enough sleep, but it sounds like your older daughter is often ab...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Klare, It can be frustrating as a parent to hear our beloved children constantly whining and crying. She sounds like a sensitive and caring ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The organs are all present in the baby from around 8 weeks but they are not mature or functioning at that stage. ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Marie, Thank you for your enquiry. This is very common in babies of this age. It is a matter of trying different things to help her and you at...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is recommended by the World Health Organisation to breast feed if possible as it is best for mother and baby. ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A urine test is normally very accurate. I would suggest that you retest yourself in one week. If you are still fe...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Kelli, You may have a slight infection if there is an offensive odour and some cramping. It may be worth visiting your GP for a check up. Be...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Emma, It seems to me that you are both going just fine. Firstly it may seem confusing with some info because in fact what is generally regar...

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Hi Megan, You will find conflicting information on this issue of boiling water. Some say yes, you should boil water, others say not to worry if...

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Hi, I sympathise with you, I really do know how hard and frustrating it can be. I really recommend using the foods he does eat to incorporate t...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007