Expert panel: Toddler

Questions about Toddler

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Hi, There is usually a delay of up to a year or more between day and night time dryness. Some children, particularly boys just take longer to beco...

Answered: 18 Jun 2010
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It is reasonable that you give him some reassurance and comfort when he is distressed overnight. Keep your responses short and sweet but avoid stay...

Answered: 18 Jun 2010
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You need to have her seen by your GP and have her correctly diagnosed. Ulcers are different to thrush, which is a yeast infection and needs differ...

Answered: 18 Jun 2010
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Hi, Your concern for your toddler only reflects how much you love him and want him to feel included. But like you say, he is too young to understan...

Answered: 18 Jun 2010
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Hi, All kids go through phases and stages of exploring the world with their mouth, some more than others and some for longer periods than others. ...

Answered: 12 Jun 2010
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Answered: 12 Jun 2010
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Hello, There are all sorts of reasons for tummy pains in toddlers but it is important to have your daughter checked by a GP. I can't say whether i...

Answered: 12 Jun 2010
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Jane ...
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Hi, It may be worthwhile having him checked by your GP, just for reassurance that all is ok. Very occasionally, a toddler can have an undiagnosed d...

Answered: 10 Jun 2010
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Hi Caroline, It's so obvious from your answer that you are keen to manage your daughter's tantrums in a sensitive and careful manner, good on you. ...

Answered: 12 Jun 2010
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Hi, This can be a challenge for parents but it doesn't need to be. The first thing to do is check that her mouth, teeth and tongue are all fine and...

Answered: 05 Jun 2010
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Answered: 12 Jun 2010
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Hi, If there has been some change in his everyday routine,he has started day-care or kindy, you've moved house or there has been so other disruptio...

Answered: 05 Jun 2010
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This is a question I'm unable to answer I'm sorry. I would think her opthamologist would be able to clarify this and any other queries you have. If...

Answered: 05 Jun 2010
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There are lots of factors which influence how a child grows. Genetics, environment, gender, nutrition and individual factors. If he was premature...

Answered: 30 May 2010
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Hi, It may be worthwhile taking him to your GP and having his hearing tested. Some toddlers have a hearing loss and this is why there is a delay i...

Answered: 10 Jun 2010
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I'm not sure I can offer you any advice which hasn't been suggested already. But will list off the common mangagment stratgies for this situation. ...

Answered: 18 Jun 2010
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Hi, This is often just a matter of perserverance and continued offering. He's learned to only associate milk with a bottle and needs to learn, as h...

Answered: 05 Jun 2010
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Hi, Although having a drink to go to sleep with is probably helping him to drop off, it's probably also taking the edge of his appetite for meals. ...

Answered: 28 May 2010
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This must be difficult for you as a family to deal with,especially if it's happening most nights. You've probably got it worked out in terms of why...

Answered: 29 May 2010
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This kind of protest is reasonably common, but scary for parents to observe. When kids become so overwhelmed with emotions that they don't know wh...

Answered: 25 Jun 2010
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Generally around 2 years is a good time to start. In summer is easier simply because of the ease of washing and peeling off layers of clothing in a...

Answered: 21 May 2010
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Hi, There are a couple of markers which indicate readiness. If he is recognizing when he is wet or dirty, is waking up dry after having a nap, can ...

Answered: 16 May 2010
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Hi, Your toddler is unlikely to want to eat much after drinking so much milk each day. Milk is effectively a food and although he is 2, his stomach...

Answered: 13 May 2010
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Jane ...
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Hi, Think about what you do now to help her go to sleep and what you can do to change this. She is as dependent on you as you are on helping her so...

Answered: 21 May 2010
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Jane ...
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He may have fungal infection or a skin condition which is irritating him. Take him to your GP to have it examined so it can be correctly diagnosed...

Answered: 21 May 2010
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Hi, It's hard to say if your baby's screams are normal, you don't mention her age or when she screams. Babies can cry for all sorts of reasons, hun...

Answered: 22 May 2010
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You are right when you say now may not be the time to cease his bottles and dummies. Not only for the timing with a new sibling but because you don...

Answered: 16 May 2010
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Hi, Without seeing your toddler I cannot say definitively what could be causing his rash. Like you feel yourself, it is unlikely to be due to medi...

Answered: 01 May 2010
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Hi, There are benefits to you both in continuing to breastfeed for as long as you both are happy. Coming into the winter months your toddler will ...

Answered: 01 May 2010