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Hi Marianne, I really do understand why it is confusing, there are so many mixed messages about what you should wean to and why. In fact you...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, What were you giving your toddler? Who was it hat suggested this? Sorry just wondering about the details here, just in case there is ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, I did a handy fridge chart for Huggies on staring solids that you might want to print off, the link is: Solids Which foods...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, This is my personal slant on it, avoid the battles… don’t worry about the solids just yet, you still have time to allow bu...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Yes you are ‘right on the money’, milk has a lot of calories and can fill up little tummies and displace meals as you are f...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, That`s not necessarily an easy question to answer (esp as I`ve no idea how old he is). My first thought is that it would be important to talk...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, I wish I did have an easy solution unfortunatley I can only offer a hard solution! You could try our settling program which also includes a 1...

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Hi Kirsty, He`s not a good eater during the day because he is full up from the overnight feeding so you need to turn this around by stopping the ...

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Hi Sally, Unfortunately at around this time (10-12 wks) is a really difficult time for babies as they really love whatever they have been used to a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, you are both really caring parents and this makes it truly difficult as you are trying to be firm in an area that also makes you feel uncomfort...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Dear Katrina, You must be getting very excited now with your date due so close! Infants under six months of age should be kept out of the su...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Dear Adena, I`m not familiar with the sunscreen product you mentioned. It’s great that you have looked for a sunscreen that has an SPF rat...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A baby`s birth weight and head circumference tend to be inherited from the family so you may have had a large hea...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is very normal and to be expected during early pregnancy especially. Try to talk to your GP about it and the...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, An expected date of birth is determined on an accurate last menstrual period date and ultrasounds to back this up. If you had regular periods...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Leann...
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Hi, Ideally by 9 – 10 months if they are on chunky food it is good, but in your situation you may need to review this. I would really reco...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Karen, So I am gathering here that she is refusing formula rather than a bottle given she will drink expressed milk from a bottle? As you ca...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi There, It sounds like he is onto your plan and getting all the b’feeds he can. I personally would pop into see your child health nurse ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Just on the raw egg, it would be a waste, egg white has to be cooked in order for our bodies to get the protein out if it. But you can...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Di, I did the same thing, like you say they aren’t patient when they are hungry. Really you can freeze any fruit and veg, the root veg ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi There, That’s interesting, both cheese (cheddar) and yoghurt (natural ones) are low in lactose. Has the eczema improved? Have a look ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi fafa1975,, Infant Gaviscon is often used as a medicated thickener for reflux infants, but please talk to your doctor or pharmacist- especially...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, It sounds like you have been on a really tough, isolated road. Unfortunately it isn’t uncommon for reflux children to have ulcers; even...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Ashleigh, Sometimes we try so many tricks and ideas that we only succeed in confusing baby and ourselves about how and when baby falls asl...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Sylvie, I have attached some information for you on night terrors and hope this helps. Cheers, Maree Night Terrors and ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Many babies are catnappers and you could try our settling program to help with this. It teaches baby to sleep independently which is impor...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Carmen, This is her sleep association and unfortunately when you make a change like this it comes with much protest. I think you need to ma...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, I did say it won`t come without protest and you need to be prepared for what will come 3 hours later if you want to make the change. As I ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, She is definitely waking out of habit for this comfort feed and if you want to make the change you will have to stop the feed From about 6...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Alicia, All babies are different but you might expect she sleeps 12 to 16 hours during one day. The best thing you can do is follow a feed/...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007