Expert panel: Toddler

Questions about Toddler

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Hi, Perhaps he's just going through an age and stage, completely normal for toddlers over 1 whose growth really slows down and they don't need the ...

Answered: 21 Aug 2014
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Hi, With summer and the warmer weather coming he may improve simply as a result of having less layers to deal with. Toilet training is highly indiv...

Answered: 21 Aug 2014
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Hello, Have you checked the toilet training information on the Huggies website? There's lots of very comprehensive and great information about this...

Answered: 10 Aug 2014
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Hi, You are managing her fears with sensitivity and fairness which is only good. But you just need to be careful that you don't invest "too" much i...

Answered: 31 Jul 2014
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Hi, Standard bed linen is fine, sheets, blankets etc however, check the www.sidsandkids.org website for specifics. http://www.sidsandkids.org/safe-...

Answered: 31 Jul 2014
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Hi, You've thought about the obvious answer with your husband doing it, but what about sharing the job? Or can your husband take your son into the ...

Answered: 26 Jul 2014
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Him There is no prescriptive amount of water which toddlers should drink each day; there's just too many variables. But the general recommendations...

Answered: 26 Jul 2014
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Hello, To be honest, I can't help but think the novelty will all wear off in good time. Competition and comparison is common amongst siblings and s...

Answered: 26 Jul 2014
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Hello, This is a relatively common query. You may need to keep her hair cut short just for ease and tidiness until she learns that there's nothing ...

Answered: 26 Jul 2014
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Hi, You raise an interesting question and one which many parents are concerned about. Check this link as there is a lot of very worthwhile informat...

Answered: 20 Jul 2014
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Hello, It could be due to a number of different causes, it's impossible to say without knowing more. But generally loose motions are due to diet, i...

Answered: 06 Jul 2014
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Hi, Not that I'm aware of but if you've tried all the usual strategies and reassurances then perhaps he's picking up on the attention you're giving...

Answered: 28 Jun 2014
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Hi, Does he have his two year old molars? These are the big grinding teeth which help to chew food into a soft consistency so they can be swallowed...

Answered: 21 Jun 2014
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Hi, Without knowing more about your baby's weight and growth pattern and her feeding history, I'm only able to offer you general advice. But at six...

Answered: 10 Jun 2014
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Hi, Perhaps the initial novelty and enthusiasm for her has worn off? This is relatively common especially in younger toddlers. At 2 she really is o...

Answered: 07 Jun 2014
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Hi, You do sound stressed but be reassured that in the majority of families with two parents, all children go through stages of preferring one pare...

Answered: 17 May 2014
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Hi, This is a good question. Ideally bottles are ceased from around 12 months of age and the child introduced to a cup so they learn what's involve...

Answered: 10 May 2014
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Hi, There's no problem with starting now if you've got the energy and he's showing an awareness that he wants to do a poo or a pee and is intereste...

Answered: 10 May 2014
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Hi, At three years of age this sounds like completely normal behaviour, imagination will play a very important role in her life right now as will f...

Answered: 10 May 2014
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Hi, To be honest this is not an uncommon behaviour in toddlers who are still learning what being social means and how to treat others. At his age a...

Answered: 04 May 2014
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Hi, Have you read up on the toddler sleep and settling information on the Huggies site? This provides very comprehensive and great information on ...

Answered: 04 May 2014
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Hi, At 18 months of age his speech and language are still developing and he's also learning about how to get attention in the quickest way possible...

Answered: 22 Apr 2014
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Hi, Biting back, as you've found tends not to work. The child can't understand that it's not OK for them to bite but somehow the parent gets to do ...

Answered: 22 Apr 2014
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Hi, This is not such a big issue really but if you are clear with her and just consistent and clear that she needs to go to the toilet and not wee ...

Answered: 22 Apr 2014
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It does sound as if this could be related to the toilet training but honestly, he would be outstanding in a developmental sense if a full bladder w...

Answered: 10 Apr 2014