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The Dr Golly Sleep Program - or any sleep program for that matter - needs flexibility for, well... life! Sometimes routines are disrupted and naps have to be ‘on-the-run’.
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Being in the know about what is considered normal, when to be concerned and how you can lower their temperature -- can help you in times of stress. Here are some of the most common questions I get asked, about baby temperatures and fevers.

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When I consult an older child with poor sleep, their parents commonly remark that their once ‘excellent sleeper’ has struggled to sleep ever since an episode of sickness, which threw everything off kilter. It’s incredibly common.
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Nightmares and night terrors are very different in how they present and are definitely not the same thing as many parents are led to believe. 
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Once a decision has been made to introduce formula, selecting the best one for your baby becomes the next focus. 
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Six months ago, my family of 5 swelled to include a new baby - of the fur variety! Duke is a Bernese Mountain Dog cross and has brought so much joy, laughter, mess and activity to our family. Thankfully, we felt prepared to introduce Duke to our family through our conversations with Mel from Cooper and Kids.

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Baby poo colour - what it means. Mustard yellow: Normal breastfed-baby poo, pasty or seedy. Breastfed babies can also have looser brown or green poo.
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Adjusting to the daylight savings time change can be a huge stress for some families and it’s pretty common to be concerned that your baby or toddler’s sleep will be impacted in a big way. There are a couple of ways to go about helping them adjust to the change.

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Forcing a child to toilet train when they aren’t developmentally and emotionally ready can result in withholding behaviour and ultimately cause constipation too.
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Fussy toddlers/preschoolers are the WORST. You spend so much time prepping beautiful healthy food only to have it sit there. Remember like many things in this age cohort toddlers & preschoolers are testing boundaries and trying to gain autonomy.

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From about 2 years onwards children have a developing autonomy, that sees an increase in their desire to make their own decisions and control their own lives. 
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Seldom does a consulting day go by without someone asking my opinion regarding the Snoo. This space-age bassinet was designed by a US paediatrician to simulate settling methods (swaddling, rocking, etc) intended to elongate a baby’s sleep and help them overcome unsettled behaviour.
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