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Hi There, It is very common that bubs go off their food when they are unwell or while teething, given their gums can be swollen. You may find th...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, It sounds to me from what you have said that you are doing all the right things for feeding Sophie healthily and well. Like us all chi...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you have already got the answer in mind. Ideally by about 10 months your bub could be down to 2-3 bottles a day...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Nicole, The babies will be checked regularly by your health care professional. If there are signs of one baby growing larger than the other the...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Belinda, It sounds possible that bub has a slightly upset gut biosis (bacteria), I have to say at this point not to take this as a diagnosis, s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Janiel, Thanks for contacting Glenda and seeking advice from RISA, I believe a lot of mothers with Reflux babies have been in similar positions...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Megan, Most sleep issues are not about food but about how you settle baby. If you are feeding Jackson off to sleep then he will wake and look f...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, Yes I do feel like I`m on repeat play sometimes but every mum and baby are unique and so is their story. He simply does not know how to slee...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, Yes sausages are fine. If they are heated and cooked through this is fine. Here is a link to safe foods: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/c...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, I hear you, it seems so simple when you first start out and then wham.. All these questions arise. Yes it is likely that you will get ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Solids can appear such a simple thing, then once you get started all these questions arise. From 5-6 months when you start off with ju...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Weight in babies is always a sticky issue to be honest. I guess there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, if you or your partne...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Jessica, Everything sounds pretty normal. In the early days a few tablespoons of baby food wont be sufficient to fill her up so solids wont in...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Vee, Sounds like you and your bub are off to a great start. Routine wise it all looks good, baby is still have 4-5 milk feeds a day and they a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Rachelle, From what you have mentioned she seems to at least be eating good foods, that is very important and that way you know she is getting ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Charlie, Thank you for your question to RISA and your concern for your friend and her children`s health. With these first steps we hope you can...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Helen, She will probably be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at the moment and that won`t be helping. You need to act on tired signs du...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, It does sound like she is tired and you would expect her to still require this nap for another month or so. Don`t make a battle out of the na...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Madeleine, This is very common in women who are overweight when they fall pregnant. Your body already has its extra fat supply so the baby uses...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Katie, You arent alone and there are few parents out there who can say they never put a foot wrong with such things. Just like you would with...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Leigh, There are a few things that come to mind. Firstly, it is common bubs go off their solids around those fussy times, most come back to th...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Leonie, Its a good idea to start reading up about now, so you can plan things out a little. Personally I really like avo as a starter, it has...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Carrie, Its not uncommon for bubs to start off ok with solids and then suddenly pop the brakes on. Some bubs in fact skip the whole mushy food...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi There, Generally if more fluid is needed most professionals will suggest another breastfeed be added, really just so that no immune challenge i...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Erin, It isnt so common for a bub on formula to feed so often, generally as formula is more dense than breastmilk bubs can go for longer betwee...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi There, I totally understand what you are going through, I went to a quite remote city in Japan with my first baby and remember the challenges o...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, thanks for contacting RISA about your baby girl, and you`ve asked some very important questions. If your baby has been diagnosed by a health ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, You may be pregnant or it may just be signs of your hormones changing in preparation for a period. Try not to get too worried about it until y...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi, Yes this is very common. Your hormone levels do fluctuate and this will cause your symptoms to feel worse one day and better the next. Bes...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi, It is quite common with first babies to not look as big as expected. The best indication of size is your midwife checking the baby’s gro...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008