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Hi, You may still expect to be feeding 4 hourly but soon you would hope he dropped either a 10pm or 2am feed and be sleeping a longer overnight st...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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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 Nicola, It seems he is relying on your presence to resettle. Firstly he must go the bed initially at night awake so he is sleeping independent...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Bex, You would still expect to be offering Ezekeil at least one overnight feed until about 6 months. The trick is always settle baby (and todd...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Elise, It would seem you have tried so many recommended ways with no luck. I would definitely have him check to reassure you that their is no m...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Replace play with a nappy change and resettle straight away. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, She needs to settle awake initally and not with a feed and definitely stop the night comfort feeding if you want her to sleep thriough she is ...

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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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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Hi Nic, All babies require different amounts of sleep but this is alot of sleep. I would definitely have him checked by your GP it may be nothing...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may have varicose veins in your vulval area. If you are prone to these they will occur if you have a caesarean or not. They may cause a li...

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

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Alicia, If there is a risk that your baby may have congenital problems then you need to decide if you are going to have further tests to confir...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, If there were no complications from your recent surgery then it is fine to try when you are ready. It may be worthwhile waiting for one period...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

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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Hi Natalie, Thanks for your question to Glenda about your 4 month old baby girl. From your letter, I wasn’t sure if your baby has been medic...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Thank you for your question. It is an interesting one and unfortunately scenarios like you describe are not as uncommon as you may think. In...

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 Sophie, It`s a fact that some babies are just poor daytime sleepers. If you are going to undertake a settling program you need to persist an...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Candice, I know how you feel because I was doing the same with my one year old and controlled comforting techniques worked for me in one day wh...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Anita, It`s never too early to start a good settling routine. It only takes about 3 days to create a habit and for many babies that are rocked...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It can become a game so offer a drink about an hour before bed (not too close to bedtime) then potty before nappy and bed. If they wee in the ...

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 Liz, Many parents choose to co-sleep with their baby and that`s just fine if it works for you. What you need to keep in mind is that Rafael kno...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, Between 2 to 2 1/2 is the usual age depends on your circumstances really if you need the cot for another baby or not, my son went into a big b...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Vanessa, When baby falls asleep on the breast or being rocked to sleep and you transfer them they wake on their light sleep (as we all do) and...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to contact your local hospital or midwives clinic for a referral to a Social worker. They are able to sort lots of things out for you...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009