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Baby Feeding
Baby Feeding September 8, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript One of the age-old questions that probably does go back to the dawn of time is whether we should be feeding babies on demand or on a schedule. Hi, I’m Dr. Joe. This could be a very brief video ... Read More »

Babies and Sleep
Babies and Sleep August 24, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Babies have a fairly good life. They pretty much just eat and sleep. Hi, I’m Dr. Joe. One of the things that probably concerns parents the most about their baby is their sleep pattern and it’s fair to say that ... Read More »

Caring for your baby’s nails
Caring for your baby’s nails June 30, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript One of the questions that parents often ask is what do I do for my baby’s nails? Hi, I’m Dr. Joe. The simple answer to that question is pretty much the same principle as what you do for your ... Read More »

Umbilical Cord Care in Babies
Umbilical Cord Care in Babies June 17, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript The umbilical cord is probably the only part of the human body that, after we’re born, we no longer need. Hi, I’m Dr. Joe. As we know, when a baby is developing in the womb it gets all its ... Read More »

10 tips for deciding whether your baby is ready for solids
10 tips for deciding whether your baby is ready for solids October 7, 2013 (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s sometimes difficult to decide whether or not your baby is ready to start solids. These ten tips will help you decide whether or not it’s time to whip up a sweet potato mash or some other delicacy for your ... Read More »

Introducing solids after 6 months disadvantages
Introducing solids after 6 months disadvantages October 7, 2013 (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It may be hard to imagine that the little mouth that’s been suckling your breasts for the past six months is already ready to eat from a spoon. Whether the realisation that baby’s just about ready for a spoon is ... Read More »

Introducing solids before 6 months disadvantages
Introducing solids before 6 months disadvantages October 7, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are there any negative effects of exclusive breastfeeding for six months? It is important to breastfeed exclusively (when possible) and bottle feed exclusively if you cannot breastfeed. In cases of iron-deficiency, instead of feeding your baby iron-rich food, supplemental iron ... Read More »

Is introducing solids before six months okay?
Is introducing solids before six months okay? October 7, 2013 (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Your mum keeps telling you to wait until your baby is 6 months old to whip out the zucchini puree but your best friend keeps saying you need to start solids now, even though your baby is only 4 months ... Read More »

When to introduce solids to a baby
When to introduce solids to a baby October 7, 2013 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian and World Health Organisation guidelines recommend introducing solids 180 days after baby’s birth. You could follow this rule to the letter, put 180 red marks on your calendar and then whip up some pumpkin mash for your baby. But ... Read More »

How to feed a baby
How to feed a baby October 7, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Breastmilk is the natural source of food for newborn babies and breastfeeding is recommended to keep them healthy (or failing breastmilk, formula). But just how long should a woman breastfeed (or give formula)? What other foods does a baby need ... Read More »







 
 
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