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Hi Kelly, I would highly recommend you try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program as sleeping in the bouncer is really not ideal at all. I woul...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, Crying it out is harsh but does often work. Depending how old he is and if he is still in a cot you could try our settling techniques for 6 to...

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Hi Liz, She is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present and this will pass, however in the meantime try not to create any unwan...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

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Hi Ruth, I have many parents who are using baby sign language with their children who have communication difficulties. Generally the older the ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Heather, The sign for shower is very similar to the sign for sun except you move your hand down towards your head like the movement of water. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Have you gone to see your local GP? My advice would be to see a health professional in your area to check for your own piece of mind. If the...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, As you are quite early it is best that you contact your midwife or your local hospital as you may need a check up. If your baby is going to be...

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Hi, Fully breast fed babies do not get constipated. They can go many days and even over a week sometimes and this is fine. The motion will be very...

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Hi, Your chances of conceiving are the same as everyone else. Occasionally women who have had a few terminations do experience problems with their...

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Hi, It is normal for a newborn baby to get a pimply rash at around 3- 4 weeks. It will disappear without treatment – it doesn’t look t...

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Hi, Sometimes that baby can position itself quite low and it can cause discomfort. It does not indicate that the baby will come early. There is al...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, The baby can sometimes position itself quite low but it does not indicate that the baby will come early. Later in pregnancy hormones that are ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Once you feel ready then it is fine. Don`t stress yourself and make sure that you feel up to traveling but the baby won’t mind at all an...

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Hi, It may just be extra fluid that is causing your tummy to bloat. If your previous periods were normal before you fell pregnant then your dates ...

Answered: 29 Jun 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...

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Hi, You really need the results of the scan properly explained. I am unable to correctly explain what this may be as I need to see the full report...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, You usually feel movements from around 20 weeks with your first. It will start as a faint flutter and then over a few weeks it will become mor...

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Hi, This type of bleeding in pregnancy is very normal and as the baby grows the size of the bleed will become insignificant. At 10 weeks there is ...

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Hi Tamika, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem w...

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Hi Amanda, As the baby gets close to maturity and more so after maturity the placenta can start to not function as effectively. The showing of dep...

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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, You should mention this to your midwife of doctor. You have weak pelvic floor muscles and need to exercise them many times each day. If you do...

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Hi Tammy, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem wi...

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Hi, I did answer this query last week but I ma not responsible for posting on the site so I am not sure what happened. Antibodies develop in the m...

Answered: 29 Jun 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...

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Hi, This is not unusual as the baby is starting to rise out of the pelvis and if you are carrying extra fluid then even more so. As long as you ar...

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Hi, Rubella is a very mild illness and the majority of adults have been immunized so will not get the illness. Shingles is the chicken pox virus s...

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Hi Beck, A blood test will not show that you have miscarried just yet. Try not to worry for now as unfortunately there is not much that you can do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009