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Maree...
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Hi, Firstly do make sure he is settling wake into his cot at night so he is not relying on your comfort to settle and looking for this later. He m...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi Madonna, Often we do what is easiest on all the family at night and in the end it still results in everyone being disturbed. If you were to per...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi There, Yes my first bub was the same, took delight in chomping, but it does pass, just a gentle ‘no’ and then start out again see...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, Some babies are just poor daytime sleepers, although it would be nice to have at least one more 1hour 1/2 from him don`t make a battle out of ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, Some children are just early risers and it`s really not worth the battle at that hour trying to resettle. I would go to bed earlier and start...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, When doing settling techniques it is best to apply them for all sleeps otherwise we send mixed messages. They also offer a clear and repetitiv...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, She does sound overtired and if you watch for tired signs and then settle her straight away this would be better. Getting her to sleep indepen...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, Sometimes scan can show up unusual signs that don’t really have any significance and will disappear as the baby matures. I am not really...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi There, There really are no hard and fast rules to be honest, but if you were looking to optimize your nutrition then both the colour and the va...

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Hi Kristina, It sounds like your son is already showing an interest in books so the best thing to do is encourage it! If a book happens to get a...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, From about 6 months on baby should be able to sleep through so it is probably out of habit he is waking. If you want to stop this feed rather ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, It may be more about how he is put to sleep that is the problem. If you were to settle him awake you could teach him to sleep independently as...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi Clare, Do make sure you catch the tired signs as an over tired baby is harder to settle. If you are going to do controlled comforting technique...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi Olivia, It really is something that will take persistence and unfortunately probably lots of tears. He only knows this way and to change it you...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi Karen, At about this age or a few months older you would expect a toddler to go to one nap during the day. Be guided by tired signs as each da...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, You must stop patting as soon as he stops crying as you will pat him off to sleep and we don`t want that. If he`s crying, pat. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, Keep him as comfortable as possible for the teething. If he is falling asleep on your shoulder he is tired so I would consider using our settl...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, Persistence is the key, keep waking him during the day, I am assuming he is fairly newborn and he will stay awake longer as he is growing. I d...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, You need to persist with settling her awake into the cot. Follow our settling program carefully, it is all hands on and no leaving baby at thi...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You may have a minor infection or irritation which is very common in pregnancy. Visit your GP for a check up. ...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi Mj, It does tend to be the norm to rule out a VBAC for a classical scar but don’t give up. Enquire through birth centres or independent m...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi Mel, Solids are recommended from 6 months and you probably should adjust this age. A baby’s sleeping habit can be changeable at times and...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi, Please direct your feeding and nutrition questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi Emma, You can try getting some regular exercise in the day and perhaps trying some yoga for pregnancy as this will help you relax and ‘sw...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi MG, In fact your bub if he is eating a good varied diet and eating 3 meals and 2-3 snacks a day of healthy food is likely to be fine without hi...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi Fiona, If he is really showing tired signs you could "butt in" on his playtime and implement our settling techniques they are all hands on but ...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi Jo, It is advisable to talk to your early childhood health centre and visit them regularly for check ups. Early closure of the fontanelle can h...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Hi, Leanne, the nutritionist on our panel, has lots of information in this. Please direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Chil...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Hi, Leanne, the panel nutritionist, shares alot of information about this. Please direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Child...

Answered: 15 May 2008