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Hi There, I really do understand I have a fussy foodie who is six, but I have to say the battles have dropped off, thank goodness. One option wo...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, often eating is one of the things that drops off when little ones are unwell and it sounds like you will have all been under a lot of s...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It`s good to keep in mind that even children on the lower ends of the charts are just as likely to be healthy, often if one or both pare...

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Hi There, I have a 6-year-old who is a little the same, fantastic eater right up to toddlerhood but now he smells his food and gives it a little t...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Parker, good work, you sound like you have done really well! Really, you can take any recipe and alter it to suit your needs, instead of sugar...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Amanda, yes, possible just transitory. If he is passing a normal poo, it could just be that he is beginning to become more aware of what is go...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, that can be so distressing. There are few things to consider, for example: Check that the Weet-Bix is thoroughly immersed in fluid, if...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Jo, I wish you all the best with your attempt at weaning. I presume you have spoken with your doctor about your intentions, as it is important ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Caroline, That is a difficult question. It’s interesting that you noticed a change when you started taking antibiotics, so that would see...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Paula, The constant vomiting can be very difficult to deal with, although not a lot of people appreciate just how hard it can be. It can also b...

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Hi Susan, That is a difficult question. While it is good that she is putting on weight, and is mostly happy, I am really happy to hear that you h...

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Hi, It sounds like you are doing all the right things, and it’s great to hear too, that you have been able to get your son diagnosed with re...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Tammy, A spinal block is very similar to an epidural. It carries similar risks and it is also very effective. It really depends on the doctor a...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, At 24 weeks it is not uncommon for the baby’s movements to be not as prominent at times as the baby can move into a posterior position w...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This stretching is from hormonal changes in late pregnancy. Physiotherapists treat this condition and provide a brace to help support the pelv...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. It is normal to lose a little weight early in pregnancy and not to gain too much in the first 20 weeks and the...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Any smoking in pregnancy does damage to you and the baby. Try to stop as soon as you can so that the baby can grow and be healthy. There are s...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Your baby may be born at an above average weight (average being 3.5kg). This is not unusual and nothing to worry about. Babies grow very quick...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Your baby may be born at an above average weight (average being 3.5kg). This is not unusual and nothing to worry about. Babies grow very quick...

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Hi Kristy, No this will have no ill effects on your baby. Look after yourself and try to get over it as soon as you can. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Melissa-Rose, If you are sure of your dates then it is quite easy to work out your due date. If your LMP was 26th Dec then your due date is 6th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It is possible to get a leak in the bag and then for it to repair itself. Usually it is from somewhere behind the baby and not at the front of...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Yes you do need to talk to someone as soon as possible about how you are feeling. Start with your GP who should be able to refer you to an app...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, You can visit your GP for some possible medication to ease the discomfort. Otherwise the stockings should help and also raising your legs when...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes that`s very normal, tummy upsets can not only take a few weeks to get over, but also set up some negative associations with food. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, In fact most animal breastmilk has similar levels of lactose, so goats milk will still be reasonably high in lactose. As your little o...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, It sounds to me as though you are blessed with a great little eater. If you bub is happily eating his solids and they aren`t interferin...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tracey, Yes, certainly if you are continuing with formula you could swap over to a toddler formula. You may also find that moving onto smooth...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I am guessing your son will be at least 14 months given the fussy eating stage that he may have hit. Fussy eating happens commonly from...

Answered: 22 May 2009