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Hi, I can`t help thinking this was exactly what was happening with my son and how I though 7 years ago. Firstly you need to understand why he wak...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Firstly you need to understand why she wakes. Because she doesn`t know how to sleep without you. The comfort of the breast feed is her sleep ...

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Hi, Our settling program is not just about letting baby cry it out. It offers a strict routine with a clear and repetitive message that it`s time...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Kylie, Yes, you could do this and it will mean waking her during the day after about 11/2 to 2 hours nap. Try to follow a feed/play/sleep rout...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Babies routines change alot and before you know it she will be doing something else. I know it`s hard but try to fit in around her current ro...

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Hi Peta, With changes to a childs routine such as daycare you can expect other changes to occur as well. You are best not to start any unwanted h...

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Hi Annette, Firstly you need to understand why he wakes. Because he doesn`t know how to sleep without you.The comfort of the feed is his sleep as...

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Hi, You are very lucky to have had her sleeping through at this age and most won`t until 6 months of age. All babies are different but don`t be...

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Hi, Often after an illness and we have given extra comfort some habits are created. The important thing is that she does settle in her own bed i...

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Hi, This is the age when they usually drop to one day time nap so you need to be a bit flexible and be guided by tired signs during this transiti...

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Hi Nicole, Tell me how you get him to sleep initially and how you resettle him when he wakes as this may be your problem. If you are comforting h...

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Hi Kristine, I really feel for you, as I know how hard it is to do the settling program to start with and to have it all go down the drown is ver...

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Hi Krystal, It`s hard to say why good sleeping patterns suddenly change. Perhaps if you need to get up at a certain time then he might be out of ...

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Hi, This is his sleep association and unfortunately when you make a change like this it comes with much protest. Firstly you need to understand...

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Hi, This is her sleep association and it is hard and heart breaking when you want to change a habit like this The essential thing is she MUST fal...

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Calming down before you speak with your children helps significantly. Often we are ineffective because of all the work we have to do - it is never ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Jo, It would be scary thinking you might travel down that path again. The best advice I can give in this limited format is to learn about yo...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Julie, The symptoms of what is referred to as PND can occur at any time. Your experiences are perfectly normal. Please take some quiet time (2...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Having a little one can be extremely demanding...you need to tell more about what else is going on....this may pass depending on the situation. Oft...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Nadine, 1, If you want to do something, eg , showjumping, find a carer for your daughter and go and enjoy yourself. Focus on having a great ...

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Dear Louise, The joys of older influences! If you can quietly and calmly (this is the most important part of this sentence) tell him that you don...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Sam, All Dads are worried. He will be fine. Organise some time for you and your friends to catch up on a regular basis. Betty

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He will probably do better at school. If he has been constipated that might be contributing as the experience will be upleasant and he will be hold...

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Its is so hard being a mum. All the rules change. We need to learn to be part of a family, a system that changes all the time and a lot of the thin...

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I understand how you must be feeling - I would suggest discussing this situation with a psychologist so you can feel a greater sense of control. Th...

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She is not really going backwards. She is still learning. Watch that you dont get too anxious or worried as this will affect her ...encourage her a...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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The fact that you are terrified is what will contribute to these feelings - they are the same types of feelings. Can you see someone to help you wi...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. All babies develop at different rates and it tends to be hereditary as to their motor skill development. It can t...

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Hi Mel, Thank you for your enquiry. This would have no effect on the baby whatsoever. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not recommended for babies to sleep on their tummies at all. It is against the SIDS guidelines and is consi...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007