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Hi, If you are worried you need to have a check up either with your GP or midwife. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you really want to know the sex of your child you may be able to enquire at the routine ultrasound scan that is attended at around 19 weeks...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, The antibiotics may not have been strong enough to stop the infection or they may have been the wrong ones. You need to visit your GP or local...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Julie, From about 6 months baby should be able to sleep through the night without an overnight feed. I would say he is comfort feeding and this...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, At this age you might expect him to be in bed by 7 - 730pm. To change what is happening you would need to stop offering this overnight bottle,...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, If possible you really want to avoid settling baby on the breast to sleep anyway so I would recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Not sure how old baby is so take a look at our It`s Time To Sleep settling program for the appropriate age group it will take you step by step...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, To change what is happening you would need to stop offering this overnight breast feed, he is waking out of habit for it now. You also need to...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Bianca, About 21/2 you might expect a toddler to start dropping the afternoon nap. Take each day as it comes and be guided by tired signs. Ch...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, The discharge in pregnancy is usually a bit more than usual. Try not to worry too much, if you have had a similar experience with your last pr...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It really depends how sick you are with the illness. If you had a very high temperature and vomiting and diarrhea for an extended period this ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may be a little busy to notice the subtle movements just yet. See how you go over the next week or so and the movements should become more...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You can start yoghurt from six months. Try to use one with no added sugar. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Kelly, See your early childcare health centre for advice, or if you have friends or family nearby, perhaps they could offer support. Best w...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to tell your doctor that you are pregnant and they will advise on the best type of anaesthetic for you. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Lea, Depending on things like allergies and preferences here are a few ideas. I would also recommend the Huggies Recipe Book, its great for t...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, This is most likely habit not hunger. He MUST go to sleep awake as he looks for this bottle when he wakes on his light sleep. Give the bott...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Krishna and Hohepa, Your son simply doesn`t know how to sleep without you, he has been relying on your comfort to sleep all along and doesn`t w...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You would hope for 2 naps one mid morning and one mid afternoon of about 1 to 1 1/2 hours and at night 7pm to 7am. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, SIDS do say that the risks are greatly reduced from about 5 to 6 months. You can`t stop natural progress and always make sure you have the cot...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, This condition is really hard to fix because sometimes one thing works and next time it doesn’t. Talk to your GP as there are different ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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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, Boys differ greatly in the age they first begin to read, but at 4 and a half, your boy may well be at the very early stages of learning to rea...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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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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Sarah...
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. If they become strong and regular you may be in labour so you need to notify the hospital. Best wi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009