Sleeping FAQ: 9-12 months – Night Waking

My nearly 1-year-old still wakes and needs resettling in the night My daughter was a totally contented baby until solids were introduced. Since then we have had periods of sleeping through the night and periods of regular night time waking. She is a dedicated breast feeder, who from day one rejected a bottle. She initially […]

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Sleeping FAQ: 9-12 months – Night Waking

My 11mth daughter has begun to wake at night. I am not really sure why or what I should do to stop it My daughter has slept through from 10pm untill6.30-7am since 9 weeks old. She then slept well after dropping the 10pm feed. During the day she also slept well although not always for […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

My son of almost 1year is waking most evenings and not settling without a milk feed My son is waking most evenings and will not settle without a milk feed around 12.30 am most nights. I try to feed him more during the day but he refuses to be spoon fed after about 8 baby […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

How much water should a baby of 10mths drink? My question is about how much water should a baby of 10 months drink? Thanks to your guidelines I am aware that a baby between 9-12 months should drink a minimum of 350 ml milk a day and my twins, drink around 300-350 ml everyday plus […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

My nine month old baby boy will be starting nursery next month and tea is served very early at about 3.30pm. He has a really healthy appetite and I am concerned that such an early tea, with nothing other than a milk feed at bedtime, might cause him to wake up earlier in the morning. […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

My ten-month-old baby daughter has developed lactose intolerance after a bout of severe gastro. She has been given a lactose-free formula and I have been advised to keep her off dairy products for a few weeks. Is there anything I can give her yoghurt-wise that would be ok? A friend of mine mentioned fromage frais […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

Question – fruit and vegetables as finger food Adam eats well but does not feed himself. He will eat finger food but will not eat vegetables or fruit. I got him to take some banana when I was eating it – it got as far as his mouth, which is good because he usually throws […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

Question – balance of different carbohydrates What is a good balance of toast, potatoes, rice, pasta, etc.? Isobel will not eat rice, but she enjoys pasta for lunch and she gets a little toast in the morning and every other evening at tea time. Is this too much? I buy all natural wholegrain bread from […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

Question – safety of honey for a one-year-old Angela is over twelve months but I am still scared to give her honey. What makes it not safe one day and safe the next, i.e. the day before they turn one, to the next day? Angela is small, just 18.5lbs – is the safety issue weight-dependant […]

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Feeding FAQ: 9-12 months – Other

Question – Constipation and increasing fibre in the diet My three-year-old son Jordan eats well but he is prone to constipation. He eats the recommended amounts of fruit and vegetables, and we encourage wholegrain bread and breakfast cereal. We are not keen on brown rice or pasta. We would like to try more beans and […]

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