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Hi, Every pregnancy is different. As long as you are getting one or two signs of pregnancy then this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, As long as you are not getting drunk now that you know that you are pregnant. Babies are very well protected in the early weeks so try not to ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is always best to find out you are experiencing problems with your pregnancy as soon as possible. However, you will have a scan to check th...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Pregnancy can upset your bowel from hormone changes and also the baby getting in the way. You usually start to feel movements from 20 weeks an...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, The descent of the baby’s head is measured in 5the s so if the head is 3/5 above the brim, 2/5 is into the brim of the pelvis. When the ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Katrina, I can imagine you must feel like your feet have barely touched ground! I can tell you that babies kidney`s don`t reach full function...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Currently there is no upper limit for sodium as set by the National Health and Medical Research department, though the allowance for bub...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Kim, Yes very normal! Sounds like you are both going just as you would hope, well done! Self-feeding is more likely to occur around the 16-1...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, You are right, baby`s own stores of iron begin to run low around six months and iron-deficiency is most common between 7 and 9 months. ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Generally you would make the switch pretty much as baby hits six months. The changes tend to coincide with when baby`s stores of iron an...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It can take a while for bubs to adjust to changes, often it is a matter of practice, opportunity and repetition. It can take weeks to g...

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Hi There, Sounds like you have a little gal who loves her food, which is fab! Its` common that bubs reject breast or bottle in favour of solids; ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi There, The first time around it can seem like a minefield of questions, but it all gets easier and easier, month by month. So, regarding soli...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Wendy, Glad you have posted your question to both experts! Firstly, on the issue of constipation, you are very likely on the right track with ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Adalene, To be honest, unless you know that your bub has a deficiency I would err more towards superfoods and diet as a `supplement`. This way...

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Hi Jason, We certainly do! At the Huggies Bookclub, we sort our books into age groups, so you can find the best book every time. Simply visit us...

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Hi, I’m sorry that things are so tough for you and your little boy. I’m sorry too that your doctor doesn’t seem to understand or...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Wendy, I’m happy to give my thoughts on this, but I would really recommend you talk to your doctor about your concerns. I’m sure t...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicole, I have attached some information on night terrors for you. It`s ok to suggest resettling techniques but they need to be applied for all...

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Hi Natalie, Sometimes we try so many things that we end up confusing both baby and ourselves. Beacause of these inconsistencies in the settling ba...

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Hi Raeleigh, Your son totally relies on your comfort to sleep and at present he could also be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety. To change t...

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Hi, There seems to have been lots of changes going on, new brother, new bed, new house, and,because you`ve allowed him to come into your bed for c...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicole, It`s easy to create new and unwanted habits when our little ones are ill we all give the extra comfort needed. Sometimes just letting b...

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Hi, Unfortunately firm is the one that is required otherwise she will know she can run all over you and get her way. You need to have a routine of...

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Hi Jaime, It is hard to say why babies great routine suddenly goes pear shaped sometimes, but the best thing you can do is act on tired signs and ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is about this time that baby will go to one daytime nap anyway but the best thing is be guided by tired signs as every day won`t be the sam...

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Hi, Yes that would be better and perhaps have the mattress on the floor next to the bed for a week or so if he is not keen yet. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Michelle, You wouldn`t expect a baby to sleep right through before 6 months and she is small so I would give her the benefit of the doubt for a...

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Hi Kate, These are all really big decisions and they really have to be decided between you and your partner. There are for and against sides to al...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, Scans measure averages so if your baby is above average in size it will show as further along. If you are sure of your dates then this is the ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009