Expert panel: Parenting

Questions about Parenting

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Jane ...
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This is not an offer I'm familiar with, simply because there are so many twins and multiple births within Australia. In cases of real financial str...

Answered: 06 Mar 2013
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Jane ...
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Perhaps she's going through a social and emotional stage of her development when she really does need more reassurance from you. If this is a chang...

Answered: 03 Mar 2013
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Jane ...
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You will still produce milk for some weeks after you've stopped breastfeeding, this is normal and nothing to worry about. Depending on the age of y...

Answered: 03 Mar 2013
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Jane ...
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You need to speak with the teacher and develop a management plan for how to deal with this effectively. School is reality and although every child...

Answered: 16 Feb 2013
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Jane ...
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From around this age group generally, though obviously every mother and her lactating breasts are individual. Perhaps you could buy one for now and...

Answered: 03 Mar 2013
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Jane ...
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Speak with the director at the child care centre and let them know you are unhappy with the current arrangement. Do they know how you feel and are...

Answered: 02 Feb 2013
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Jane ...
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It probably is due to his age and stage, which he will eventually grow out of as he learns more socially acceptable ways of getting what he wants. ...

Answered: 02 Feb 2013
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Jane ...
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This may well be related to her age and stage and what else is happening in the house, but you do need to be careful that she doesn't become consti...

Answered: 02 Feb 2013
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Jane ...
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Probably not, but it always helps to prioritise. Parents, especially mothers need to come first and then the children and household. Unless you qur...

Answered: 20 Jan 2013
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Jane ...
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This really depends on all sorts of factors. Your height, your needs, what you want to spend and how it folds up into the boot of your car. You cou...

Answered: 02 Feb 2013
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Jane ...
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It's important to remember that his brain is quite literally a work in progress and this behaviour is not a snapshot of how he'll be forever more. ...

Answered: 02 Feb 2013
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Jane ...
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She may be an anxious kid in social situations and there's a whole lot of research into this at the moment. We do know that temperament, personalit...

Answered: 15 Dec 2012
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Jane ...
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Perhaps think about what she's hearing at home, the words which are coming from you and her dad and the messages that she's hearing at home. Though...

Answered: 15 Dec 2012
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Jane ...
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It could be a genetically influenced factor in your family; we do know that there is a strong correlation between the age at which parents were dry...

Answered: 28 Nov 2012
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Jane ...
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No, you're just a loving mother who wants the best for her baby. But it may pay for you to have a chat with your CHN and/or GP. When a mother expe...

Answered: 28 Nov 2012
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Jane ...
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Just be calm and reassuring with her, with time and repetition she's likely to just evolve out of this. In the meantime, make sure she can access t...

Answered: 28 Nov 2012
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Jane ...
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Probably not, she may well be going through a normal developmental stage where she's learnt who is best placed to meet her emotional needs and that...

Answered: 15 Dec 2012
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Jane ...
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You query ran out before it was completed, but I get the gist of what you're trying to say. Essentially, your daughters safety and well being is yo...

Answered: 28 Nov 2012
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Jane ...
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Hi, This is very common behaviour at this age, before a baby has learnt skills in becoming more independently mobile and can entertain themselves. ...

Answered: 02 Sep 2012
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Jane ...
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Hi Brooke, I'm not sure if you'll have mums via the Huggies site who want to share their stories. This is a site mostly used for parenting advice i...

Answered: 12 May 2012
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Jane ...
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I gather from your email that you're not actually pregnant, is this right? Good on you to have such clear goals regarding finishing school and goin...

Answered: 06 Feb 2012
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Jane ...
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You need to ask the GP who referred her so your mind is at ease. I can't say what could be wrong specifically, but commonly a check is all that is...

Answered: 18 Aug 2011
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Jane ...
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Hi, Is it possible you could enrol in a parenting course for toddlers? Check with your local child health centre and see what is available in your...

Answered: 28 May 2010
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Jane ...
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The simple option is often the best, just tell him he's going to be a big brother. Kids generally accept this information very well, and will pick...

Answered: 30 May 2010
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Leann...
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Hi, I am the nutritionist for the panel and just happened upon your question. Not sure if this is what you are after, but this website below is th...

Answered: 12 Apr 2010
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Jacki...
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Hi K, Thanks for your question. Generally when your baby first begins to sign, they do start using that one sign for everything. A similar thi...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Brett...
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Hi, Ask any two teachers this question and you`ll get six different answers! From my own point of view, I think the best thing you`re doing is enc...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Brett...
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Hi Mini, Check out our huge range of books on Food and Nutrition at the Huggies Bookclub. We really do recommend them all! In particular, it wou...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009