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Leann...
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Hi Katherine, you are very welcome, thank you for your kind words! On the issue of water, I agree with you, there are loads of `drink milk` mess...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, If you and your partner are relaxed people your baby has a greater chance of being relaxed. It is up to the genes and also if the parents have...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, Many babies do not sleep properly through the night until around 2 years of age or later. At four months it is too early to worry if he sleeps...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, They are at an age where you can talk to them and you know they can understand so you need to make it very clear what you need to happen. You ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Ash, Twins are normally carried on the female side of the family. Twin pregnancies can sometimes be indicated by an overwhelming tiredness, mor...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please seek advice from your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Belinda, Imagine you went to bed and woke up in the bath! you`d get a fright and want to go back to your bed again. When your daughter falls as...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi Kylie, You may find it a little challenging in the early months when your second child is born but when they are older they will be really clos...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi There, Well done to you for pushing through, breastfeeding can be such a `baptism of fire`. This is a bit colourfull, but, exclusively breast...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, I am really glad you have made a doctor’s appointment to get a diagnosis of reflux. This is really important, especially as other condit...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Elzabeth, Because she goes to sleep on the couch and you are no doubt transfering her she wakes in a different place then she can`t resettle wi...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, You need to remember the first day of your last period as this is the most accurate date when checking the dates of the pregnancy. If you have...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Summer, At this age most babies will stand and protest and it is hard but as you know it takes persistence and most of all consistency with the...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, You would expect him to be sleeping right through the night 7pm to 7am at this age. As I think you already know the problem is he does not kno...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, It would be hard for you I understand. The problem is your daughter knows no other way and if you change her routine some of the time you will...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, You may need to get some advice and support through counselling. Talk to your GP for a referral to a counselling service. They will be able to...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi, You really need to share your concerns with your cares and perhaps the social worker at the hospital. This is a difficult situation to be in a...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Hi, You can receive information about your daughter but not information about your ex partner unless she gives permission. You will be able to fin...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Hi, It is best just to leave them alone do not over scrub or touch the foreskin at all. In babies and young children the foreskin is attached to t...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi Jo, I have forwarded your request to the lovely gals at Huggies who manage the website and I am sure they will advise you of the spot they have...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi, As long as you continue to stay with him to settle he will look for this comfort to resettle when waking on his light sleep later. He needs to...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi Audrey, Thank you for your enquiry. There is an increase in the incidence of autism when the father is over 50 but it doesn’t necessarily...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, All these little changes of routine can mount up and the most important thing you can do is firstly not give a bottle to fall asleep with init...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, thanks for your email. Please read the response for the previous question or go to my parenting website www.parentsonline.com.au for further...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi Victoria, It sounds like your son has had a bit of a fright with all the noise and excitement at the train station. As parents, none of us ar...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Dear Tanina, I am really sorry about the very recent loss of your father. This is a deeply traumatic time for your whole family. You are right to...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, your daughter isnt a bully as she is 2 and doing what other normal 2 year olds do. You seem to be managing the situation well regarding her beh...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, I think that`s a mothers lot in life to feel guilty - why I`m not sure! If you really want to make the change then you need to move her to...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi - it seems so difficult doesnt it? You have tried so many things and have your hands full with the two young children. I would like to suggest s...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007