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Hi Faiza, You will need to try to add calcium to your diet so try a small amount of cheese with a cracker which may be more palatable. You really ...

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Hi, See your Early Childhood Health Centre for advice on this. Best wishes, Alex

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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...

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Hi Liz, It might be worthwhile having a check up. You may have a hernia or have pulled some muscles. It may be nothing but it is better to be chec...

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Hi Lisa, There are stronger medications that can be used at night to assist you to get a better night’s sleep. Please visit your GP. Bes...

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Hi, It is not recommended to have an planned caesarean before at least 38 weeks because of the risk of complications. Try not to worry too much if...

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Hi Neelima, It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up to check if there are no long term problems with the wound or the area. If everything ...

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Hi, This may be from hormonal changes from coming off the pill. Wait until you have missed a period and then check if you are pregnant. Best w...

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Hi, You may be fertile and when your baby starts solids in the next few months, your periods will return and you have a greater chance of falling ...

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Hi Huzna, The presence of this antibody is quite common and it does not usually cause any problems during pregnancy. You may have the levels check...

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Hi Laura, It does not necessarily indicate that you will need a caesarean. If you go over 32 weeks you have a good chance of having a vaginal birt...

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Hi Cat, You will need to contact your local hospital to notify them of your symptoms and some hospitals require you to have a check up if you thin...

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Hi There, Just on the point about intestinal bacteria and c-sections. It is my understanding that babies guts are sterile upon birth (irrelevant...

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Hi There, If Caitlin is on 3 bottles of milk a day it is possible that this is interfering with a range of things. I would recommend seeing a f...

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Hi Leonie, Sounds like you are both going great. It does get hard keeping the variety going. Generally from 9 months onwards you can offer bubs...

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Hi Rebecca, Yes fussy eating can be hard enough in the toddler years, let alone in bubs. Generally it doesn`t hit till about 14 months, so it is...

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Hi There, No you aren`t loosing your mind, if you are not getting much sleep you will feel like it, but I can vouch for this being a very common ...

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Hi Anita, Yes it is true, generally fussy eating passes, though what few tell you is that it`s not until the latter years of primary school. Mos...

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Hi Melissa, Just on kiwifruit first, reactions can occur to almost anything, and research now suggests leaving things too late may just an issue ...

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Hi There, Whole grains and cereals generally are healthier options to be honest, so as long as the rice is well cooked and baby copes with the te...

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Hi There, I do understand your concern and it is easy to say that it will sort itself out. Or that your little girl is simply heading towards he...

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Hi Tracy, well that`s a good question. To be honest I would err on the side of caution. My top concern would be the green tea as it can strongl...

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Hi Vicki, I would make that switch sometime from her 1st birthday onwards. You do have to be careful with milk as it can fill them up and displa...

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Hi There, One of the issues with commercial foods is that they do tend to be softer in texture (for safety reasons often) and many varieties use ...

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Hi There, if your bub experiences a worsening of symptoms such as eczema from cheese it may be an intolerance or an allergy. It could be helpful...

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Hi There, its quite common for bubs to go off all or part of their usual routine. There can be lots of reasons from teething to `fussy times`. ...

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Hi Maggie, Vaccination is such a huge area, there is so much fear and guilt built into the discussion. I have to agree I am on side of allowing ...

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Hi There, you don`t mention how much formula or milk your toddler may be on and if this has affected her growth at all. This can sometimes be a ...

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Hi There, there really aren`t any specific food group requirements at this age, to be honest much of what you are doing is offer taste and textur...

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Hi Rachel, most often constipation will coincide with either a swap to formula or to a new formula, or the commencement of solids. If any of the...

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