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Maree...
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Hi, This won`t last she will soon be able to roll back by herself, meanwhile give her extra tummy time during the day to help her. It`s great s...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, This is her sleep association and it is hard and heart breaking when you want to change a habit like this The essential thing is she MUST fal...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, You would expect to be feeding 4 hourly and a good routine is feed/play/sleep and feeding 2,6,10,2,6,10 F/P/S allows you to feed when baby...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Firstly you need to understand why she wakes. Beacause she doesn`t know how to sleep without you. The comfort of the breast feed is her sleep assos...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, This is his sleep association and unfortunately when you make a change like this it comes with much protest. Firstly you need to understand...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Krystal, It`s hard to say why good sleeping patterns suddenly change. Perhaps if you need to get up at a certain time then he might be out of ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Nicole, Tell me how you get him to sleep initially and how you resettle him when he wakes as this may be your problem. If you are comforting h...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Kristine, I really feel for you, as I know how hard it is to do the settling program to start with and to have it all go down the drown is ver...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, This is the age when they usually drop to one day time nap so you need to be a bit flexible and be guided by tired signs during this transiti...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Often after an illness and we have given extra comfort some habits are created. The important thing is that she does settle in her own bed i...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, You are very lucky to have had her sleeping through at this age and most won`t until 6 months of age. All babies are different but don`t be...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Annette, Firstly you need to understand why he wakes. Because he doesn`t know how to sleep without you.The comfort of the feed is his sleep as...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Going forward with the clock can be an advantage and gets baby sleeping a bit longer for the first week or so but if you keep a good usual routine ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Peta, With changes to a childs routine such as daycare you can expect other changes to occur as well. You are best not to start any unwanted h...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Babies routines change alot and before you know it she will be doing something else. I know it`s hard but try to fit in around her current ro...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, You are lucky she sleeps through the night because usually when a baby or toddler is transferred once asleep this is why they wake through th...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Kylie, Yes, you could do this and it will mean waking her during the day after about 11/2 to 2 hours nap. Try to follow a feed/play/sleep rout...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Our settling program is not just about letting baby cry it out. It offers a strict routine with a clear and repetitive message that it`s time...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Firstly you need to understand why she wakes. Because she doesn`t know how to sleep without you. The comfort of the breast feed is her sleep ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, I can`t help thinking this was exactly what was happening with my son and how I though 7 years ago. Firstly you need to understand why he wak...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Sarah, You are very lucky to have her sleeping through at this age and most won`t until 6 months of age. All babies are different and if you c...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, You are very lucky to have her sleeping through at this age and most won`t until 6 months of age. All babies are different but don`t be surp...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Often after an illness and we have given extra comfort some habits are created. The important thing is that he does settle in his own bed in...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Often after an illness and we have given extra comfort some unwanted habits turn up. Rolling at this age is quite normal and if she is still...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Liz, I would try to get rid of the dummy now as it may be a part of the reason she wakes. She may still require one overnight feed until 6 m...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Carmen, This is her sleep association and unfortunately when you make a change like this it comes with much protest. I think you need to make ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, The dummy may have become his sleep association and you may need to get rid of it. Try following our settling program and include a feed/play...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, Don`t make a battle out of the daytime nap. Try resettling for 15mins and if no luck get him up and try again later. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Karen, It does make it more difficult to implement the changes whilst still in your room, so I would definitely wait. She may still be hungry ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi, This can by a very trying hour of the day for many of us and you could try using our settling techniques. Try to implement a feed/play/sleep ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007