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Hi, If this is not your first baby(s) then it is fine for the baby’s head not to be engaged. The baby’s head does need to be down and ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Karen, There`s no hard and fast rules here. It`s really up to you and Chiara! You may find she`s really responsive to books and want to read ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Some babies do regress after a few weeks to try you out. You need to be consistent with the techniques. Now you are trying different things he...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Bianca, He has probably been experiencing 8 month separation anxiety and this will pass but in the meantime it can be easy to create unwanted h...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Firstly be sure she is settled awake into the cot initially at night and also after her 1am feed so you know she is not relying on the feed as...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, With your first baby you tend to start to feel slight movements from around 20 weeks. These start as little flutters and then become more defi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, I am sorry but you need to explain what was 11 cm? Was it the back the arm or a leg? If the scan agreed with your dates and said the baby was ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Tarron, This weight at 24 weeks sounds very normal to me. Keep up the good work. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, At 18 months this is extremely dangerous letting you son sleep in the pram through the night. While this is a relatively new habit, I would h...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling program for Newborn to 6 months The program will take you step by step through the techniques, t...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Caroline, Perhaps give her 10 mins before turning her onto her back and do be sure you are not patting her off to sleep initially. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Seema, Co sleeping is fine and suits many parents, but you need to understand that these are her sleep associations and if you want to change t...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Cat, It sounds like she is comfort feeding and relying on this comfort feed to sleep. You might want to try our It`s Time To Sleep settling pro...

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Hi, If no other problems were found during your scan, this is most likely to be an amniotic sheet, rather than a band. Structures within the amnio...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Elyce, Tell me how you get your daughter to sleep if she won`t go into the cot and I can let you know where it`s going wrong. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, He knows you will give in first and he`s winning the battle, you need to be stronger than him and continue with the putting back. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Lying on your back can be uncomfortable and cause dizziness later in pregnancy. Best wishes...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, You possibly can use the bassinet. You will need to buy a new mattress and check that it is solid enough. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Laura, Usually you can check the nappy before each feed – so roughly 6 – 8 times per day. The nappy may not need changing each time...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, You should check with your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kylie, That`s most likely where the problem is, you sit with her and when she wakes you are not there and she looks for your comfort/presence t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, When implementing a 10pm rollover feed you wake her gently at 10pm and offer a feed, resettle her awake again into the cot and if waking later...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Karen, We all need to comfort our little ones when they are not well and I would say do what ever it takes to keep him comforted and you can al...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Sarah, You could try using our patting techniques at this time, they are all hands on and no leaving baby but offer a clear message that it`s t...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Start by feeding when he wakes and then play and then watch for tired signs, you will see them easily when you know he has been fed and this w...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Natasha, She is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present and this will pass, meanwhile try not to let any new habits creep i...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009