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Hi Tracy, well that`s a good question. To be honest I would err on the side of caution. My top concern would be the green tea as it can strongl...

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Hi Vicki, I would make that switch sometime from her 1st birthday onwards. You do have to be careful with milk as it can fill them up and displa...

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Hi There, One of the issues with commercial foods is that they do tend to be softer in texture (for safety reasons often) and many varieties use ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, if your bub experiences a worsening of symptoms such as eczema from cheese it may be an intolerance or an allergy. It could be helpful...

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Hi There, its quite common for bubs to go off all or part of their usual routine. There can be lots of reasons from teething to `fussy times`. ...

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Hi Maggie, Vaccination is such a huge area, there is so much fear and guilt built into the discussion. I have to agree I am on side of allowing ...

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Hi There, you don`t mention how much formula or milk your toddler may be on and if this has affected her growth at all. This can sometimes be a ...

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Hi There, there really aren`t any specific food group requirements at this age, to be honest much of what you are doing is offer taste and textur...

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Hi Rachel, most often constipation will coincide with either a swap to formula or to a new formula, or the commencement of solids. If any of the...

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Hi There, I really do understand I have a fussy foodie who is six, but I have to say the battles have dropped off, thank goodness. One option wo...

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Hi There, often eating is one of the things that drops off when little ones are unwell and it sounds like you will have all been under a lot of s...

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Hi There, It`s good to keep in mind that even children on the lower ends of the charts are just as likely to be healthy, often if one or both pare...

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Hi There, I have a 6-year-old who is a little the same, fantastic eater right up to toddlerhood but now he smells his food and gives it a little t...

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Hi Parker, good work, you sound like you have done really well! Really, you can take any recipe and alter it to suit your needs, instead of sugar...

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Hi Amanda, yes, possible just transitory. If he is passing a normal poo, it could just be that he is beginning to become more aware of what is go...

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Hi There, that can be so distressing. There are few things to consider, for example: Check that the Weet-Bix is thoroughly immersed in fluid, if...

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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

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Hi Caroline, That is a difficult question. It’s interesting that you noticed a change when you started taking antibiotics, so that would see...

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Hi Paula, The constant vomiting can be very difficult to deal with, although not a lot of people appreciate just how hard it can be. It can also b...

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Hi Susan, That is a difficult question. While it is good that she is putting on weight, and is mostly happy, I am really happy to hear that you h...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing all the right things, and it’s great to hear too, that you have been able to get your son diagnosed with re...

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Hi Debbie, That’s an interesting question, and in turn, you may be interested to know that one of the signs of reflux is sticking fingers/fi...

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Hi Stef, It can be common to have a couple of miscarriages. However, if you do have three or more miscarriages in a row you need to have further t...

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Hi, In pregnancy your discharge does increase and it can be thicker from the hormone changes. If it is offensive or green you need to see your GP ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Katie, You may need to have a check up as you may have a urinary tract infection or similar that needs treating. If nothing shows up this pregn...

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Hi, This is fine. You can start to have a small amount of colostrum present from only a few months of pregnancy. You can use this to gently rub in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, At 24 weeks it is not uncommon for the baby’s movements to be not as prominent at times as the baby can move into a posterior position w...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Congratulations! One cup of tea per day is fine but if you do want to cut out all caffeine you need to have decaf. Runny eggs are fine. Here i...

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Hi, This stretching is from hormonal changes in late pregnancy. Physiotherapists treat this condition and provide a brace to help support the pelv...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. It is normal to lose a little weight early in pregnancy and not to gain too much in the first 20 weeks and the...

Answered: 22 May 2009