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Hi there, I think part of your question didn't make it through, so I hope I have the right info for you. When you wean from the breast you in fact...

Answered: 25 Mar 2010
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Hi Kell, generally for toddlers on a full, healthy and varied diet 1-2 cups of milk or calcium-enriched milk alternatives is all they need per day ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2010
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Hi, You should really have a check up with your GP or midwife. You may have a blocked duct in your breast. If it becomes infected you will need an...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Joyce, There are no real guidelines on things like ham, having said that generally most ham is high in sodium so 12 months onwards is likely to...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi There, You may like to chat to your CHN about this, but in my opinion I would sit tight a bit longer before making any changes. If baby has g...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Michelle, Ideally your best guide is your baby. Most breastfeed bubs consume about 800mls over 24 hours, formula feed bubs differ greatly from...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Lorraine, It can be stressful when you know you have to get back to work and need bub to take formula. You have done the right thing in tryi...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Amanda, It sounds like you are doing a great job – you have obviously tried a lot of different things already, in the quest to find some ...

Answered: 15 Jul 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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Breastfeeding does use up lots of a mother’s energy. Your weight sounds fine but if you do feel as if you are still losing weight you ma...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Many women do experience difficulties breast feeding and it does take lots of patience and persistence to make it work. Sometimes a decision i...

Answered: 08 Jul 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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, You can start to prepare your breasts now for breast feeding. You can stimulate your nipples several times during the day and express a small ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Your uterus contracts when you are breast feeding so a gush at feeding is to be expected. If it continues to be very heavy most of the time th...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Deb, Well done to you both, sounds like solids has been a real hit! The current guidelines recommend whole egg from 12 months, there are som...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, We use soy milk here at home, and love it. There are a few things to consider, like any food, ‘too much of a good thing’ a...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, In fact I think it preferable to be honest. It seems many ‘baby yoghurts’ have a long list of ingredients and sometimes ev...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Linda, Yes definitely, if you can express some milk and have it handy for when you are not about (it stores for up to 3 months in the freezer)...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Brekky is notoriously one of the harder meals to create variety in. You might find using his cereal with yoghurt and fruit helpful (th...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you ‘pulling your hair out’, especially if you have had a great eater first! I have a six year...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Deanna, Most major shifts in percentiles will occur in the first few months, and generally will subside by 2 years. Your little one may well ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Well done to you for checking labels! There are a couple of things to look for though. Firstly check the ingredients list for added s...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Anita, Yes, likely to be fine. Babies can swing back and forth, seemingly for no reason, with their routine. Keep offering baby his usual fo...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Yes it can be a bit ouchy, most bubs quickly learn it’s not in their best interests to bite so it should resolve itself quickly. ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, No, you are certainly not doing anything wrong. You can find that once your milk comes in and things settle down that your supply seem...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Jodi, I am guessing baby is on formula and that’s how it is the reaction has been diagnosed without any testing. You don’t mentio...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Hayley, looks great to me. All the food groups are now represented, food before formula, water for additional fluid, regular intake over the ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Melanie, you are right solids before 16 months isn’t recommended. In fact there is substantial research to show that a baby’s loc...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009