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Hi, Generally low lactose formulas are used for babies with ongoing constipation and whey dominant formulas for younger babies as it is easier t...

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Hi Michelle (I am guessing Michelle from Wallan…), That’s so great to hear that the book is helpful, thank you! Don’t you h...

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Hi, It sounds like things are really quite difficult still, despite the fact that he has started medication. Feeding difficulties like you are de...

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Hi Jen, It’s great that you have seen such a great improvement already, even though all the feeds aren’t easy. I have never used Neoc...

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Hi There, Congratulation on your new son, I glad the health nurse has realized that there is a problem and is giving you some good advice to star...

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Hi There, Baby sign language is a tool that pre-verbal babies can use to communicate with family, care-givers, siblings and fellow babies. I ...

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Hi , This is a common behaviour for babies. Your son has learned this new action which is fun to do and he is testing it out or gets comfort fr...

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Hi Sharon, I have just written an article for this website about how to manage toddler’s biting (see link at the top of this page). It ha...

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Hi Belinda, As you mentioned, sibling rivalry is extremely common (in fact it is an important time for children to learn how to socialise with o...

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Hi, Having a dummy or blanket provides some children with a sense of comfort and security. It is important to understand why you are making this de...

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Hi, The Cancer Council recommends that you talk to your doctor first about using sunscreen on babies less than 6 months old. Babies and children...

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Hi, Babies and children have sensitive skin so sun protection is really important. Infants under six months of age should be kept out of the sun ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be carpal tunnel syndrome that is caused by the extra fluid in your body after giving birth and also whe...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Please visit your pharmacy for treatment advice as this condition does not disappear on its own. Best wis...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. How big was your first baby? This will give an indication of this baby. If your first one was large then you have...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 18 weeks and some women do leak this colostrum. This is no sign ...

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Hi, It is very safe to continue to feed during pregnancy and you can even feed both children without any complications to you or the baby, your b...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are usually some great pregnancy classes that discuss all of this and more that are done through your local...

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Hi There, In fact you are doing everything right. You don’t need to have her drinking cow’s milk or goat’s if she is eating...

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Hi There, Just before I forget to mention it, you may need to look at the juice issue if it is exceeding 150mls a day. Two reasons firstly it...

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Hi, Bub is quite young for solids so you are wise to go slowly. Given baby is under 6 months her stores of iron are likely to be holding out ...

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Hi, Yes pretty much all foods are fine for him, just the odd exceptions such as raw fish, but much of this depends on culture rather than anyt...

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Hi Tania, It is very much about leading a horse to water. Yes that amount of formulas is likely to be fine for him, but having said that it m...

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Hi Hope, I know what you mean about it being different a second time when you have two very different children. Ideally recommendations do s...

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Hi There, Sounds like you are onto it already with what you are doing and seeing a naturopath. Yes it is time and keep in mind that what you ...

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Hi There, Well the recommendations do opt for cups for milk, largely because the milk sugars come in contact with their teeth more in bottle f...

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Hi There, It does make it trickier with the refusal of cheese and yoghurt. I am guessing you have tried other calcium-enriched drinks like ri...

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Hi, You are right to feel a bit uncomfortable with the Milo, not just the sugar but additives and the caffeine aren’t ideal at his age. ...

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Hi Khillikia, How fantastic, you must be thrilled! Vitamin C and magnesium rich foods have been shown to reduce miscarriage. Don’t fo...

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Hi Fiona, To be honest at this early age rice cereal is most ideal because it has an excellent absorbent form of iron, once you start baby on ...

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