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Hi, It is not unusual to have a couple of due dates. Remember it is an EDC (estimated date of confinement) and babies are born at term from 38 wee...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, As long as you are not getting drunk now that you know that you are pregnant. Babies are very well protected in the early weeks so try not to ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may also want to look at some alternative positions or to walk more during the labour so that the pushing sensation is reduced. Warm baths...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Katrina, I can imagine you must feel like your feet have barely touched ground! I can tell you that babies kidney`s don`t reach full functioni...

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Hi Jason, We certainly do! At the Huggies Bookclub, we sort our books into age groups, so you can find the best book every time. Simply visit us...

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Hi, I’m sorry that things are so tough for you and your little boy. I’m sorry too that your doctor doesn’t seem to understand or...

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Hi, Scans measure averages so if your baby is above average in size it will show as further along. If you are sure of your dates then this is the ...

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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...

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Hi Lisa, There are stronger medications that can be used at night to assist you to get a better night’s sleep. Please visit your GP. Bes...

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Hi, It is not recommended to have an planned caesarean before at least 38 weeks because of the risk of complications. Try not to worry too much if...

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Hi Neelima, It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up to check if there are no long term problems with the wound or the area. If everything ...

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Hi Huzna, The presence of this antibody is quite common and it does not usually cause any problems during pregnancy. You may have the levels check...

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Hi Laura, It does not necessarily indicate that you will need a caesarean. If you go over 32 weeks you have a good chance of having a vaginal birt...

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Hi Cat, You will need to contact your local hospital to notify them of your symptoms and some hospitals require you to have a check up if you thin...

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Hi There, Just on the point about intestinal bacteria and c-sections. It is my understanding that babies guts are sterile upon birth (irrelevant...

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Hi There, If Caitlin is on 3 bottles of milk a day it is possible that this is interfering with a range of things. I would recommend seeing a fe...

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Hi Vicki, I would make that switch sometime from her 1st birthday onwards. You do have to be careful with milk as it can fill them up and displa...

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Hi There, often eating is one of the things that drops off when little ones are unwell and it sounds like you will have all been under a lot of s...

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Hi Parker, good work, you sound like you have done really well! Really, you can take any recipe and alter it to suit your needs, instead of sugar...

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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

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Hi Paula, The constant vomiting can be very difficult to deal with, although not a lot of people appreciate just how hard it can be. It can also b...

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Hi Tammy, A spinal block is very similar to an epidural. It carries similar risks and it is also very effective. It really depends on the doctor a...

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Hi, It really is far too early to work out if it is anything long term. If you are getting strong pain in that area when the swelling increases it...

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Hi Helen, It is common to get a bleed around 3 weeks as the scar heals and the scab lifts off the wound. If the bleeding settles and is not smelly...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This sounds as if your body is getting ready to go into labour. Try not to be too concerned. Get plenty of rest and eat well. You could also t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, These days Vitamin K tends to be almost routine. There are no real side effects to the drug and it does prevent a serious problem (bleeding in...

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Hi, A show at the end of pregnancy is a sign that your body is getting ready to go into labour. The labour can take sometimes up to a week or more...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tania, It can be frustrating and stressful when to you things just aren`t right and yet you are being told there is nothing that can be done. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Renee, You could try this link www.birthinternational.com/product/equip/be001.html Or you could enquire locally through the antenatal clinic ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Varicose veins are quite common in pregnancy, especially in the vaginal/pelvic region. There is not really much treatment available for them b...

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