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Hi, When I wanted my son (then 2) to get rid of the dummy I secretly put salt on it and of course he protested so I washed it and then when he was...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately he has now come to rely on your comfort to sleep. These techniques are extremely hard to do and it takes a lot of persistence(u...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Katie, Try using our settling techniques for resettling her, you can try for about 15 mins to resettle her using these patting techniques and i...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Chrystal, Definitely don`t transfer her once asleep as she will wake in a different place and get a fright and need to go back to the initial s...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Three hours is a long nap and as he is growing he will have more wake time this is to be expected. Two hours is an ample nap time actually any...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi KC, Crying it out works but is alot harsher than controlled comforting techniques. If you were to use our cc techniques I would give him 10 min...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Wendy, I am not really sure what you may be feeling. There are many changes that occur in pregnancy and some nerves and ligaments are pulled an...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Jasmin, It depends on the length of the trip. You will need to take some food and drink and you may notice that she has some trouble with her e...

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Hi, Yes this can be normal for you. Some women start to leak colostrum from around 20 weeks. It is good to express a small amount of the colostrum...

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Hi Sacha, She is now very reliant on your comfort to sleep and she is protesting the change. You may want to give our It`s Time To Sleep settling...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Tricia, If you follow the f/p/s routine then you are catching her tired signs but she is catnapping and you perhaps could be trying to resettle...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Cherie, I`m reallly glad you`re giving the f/p/s routine a go this is your best way. During the day nce he has shown tired signs then try to se...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Yes it would be a good time to put him in his own bed, say good night and leave the door open, only close it if there has been several attempt...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Donna, Yes you can offer baby a small snack, when they come to snacks really depends on baby so if you think he is ready then trial it and see ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Michelle, Yes that last night time breastfeed is often the hardest one to drop. You may well find a slightly amended bed-time routine is the w...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, How old is your daughter? She may be ready to move to the older program if around 6 months. Also is she cared for by others during the day tha...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Sue, He will most likely be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present so he may be out of sorts. Do make sure he is always settled awa...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Karls, I wouldn`t encourage that 6pm nap instead I would be making his final feed around 6.30pm have a bit of a play and then down for the nigh...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Dee, She may be hungry at 3am as she is growing. You may still have to offer an overnight feed until about 6 months. Talk to your health nurse ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Donna, Unfortunately she`s winning the battle the vomiting is a power play to get your attention and it works. Ideally she should be in bed by ...

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Hi Laura, Occasionally babies do teeth early but it is usually not until 4 – 6 months. Sometimes the gums do appear to look as if the teeth ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, I would consider resettling her although she may still require an overnight feed until about 6 months so I would continue to offer the 3am fee...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It`s not uncommon after a new addition to the family so jealously is to be expected. I would check all areas together to reasssure him there i...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, Some babies are just early risers but i would try to resettle until 6am if possible but don`t make a battle out of it, if he clearly is ready ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Maria, At 10 months in a perfect world - 15 hours. You would be hoping for night sleep right through 7pm to 7am a mid morning nap of around 11/...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, I wish I had a magic wand so baby didn`t cry when changing a routine to sleep independently. These are her sleep associations and baby is pro...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Tash, It is so easy to create new habits when baby has been ill. At present she will probably also be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety a...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Anna, Always be guided tired signs this is your best way as an overtired baby is harder to settle. If you need to you may want to implement som...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009