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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 Mar 2009
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Hi Nat, Try not to worry about this and it shouldn’t have been mentioned. Late ultrasounds are not very accurate at predicting sizes. All ba...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Emi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Earl...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be leaking amniotic fluid you need to visit the hospital for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. If they become strong and regular you may be in labour so you need to notify the hospital. Best wi...

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Hi Claire, No, this is not related. Talk to your Early childhood health centre about your method and technique of feeding. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are experiencing some pre labour tightenings. This can happen and it will all help once labour actually starts. Try to stay...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi CJ, Sorry but you need to be tough. Try replacing the bottle with a new soft toy that she picks and offer her milk in a cup only. If you are st...

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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a home pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant your periods will return again very soon. ...

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Hi Ros, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre. ...

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Hi There, Generally you can wean your little one from formula from 12 months. This is more so if your little one is eating a full, healthy and v...

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Hi, Lots of things can contribute to a sudden change but you can definitely use the 6 to 12 months techniques again he will probably respond reall...

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Hi, From what you have told me it seems fine to try for a VBAC. You should attend your antenatal visits or go to an alternate health care professi...

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Hi, If you are still grieving for your loss it is perhaps best to talk to a professional about it so that you can start to heal and not be angry a...

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Hi Helen, It is great that you have been able to fall pregnant and carry the baby to 29 weeks. Hopefully you will be able to carry the baby as clo...

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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, Your body can react to how you are feeling and if you are not comfortable it can affect how birth and labour are progressing. You need to rela...

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Hi, You may have hemorrhoids. You can treat them with medication available at your pharmacy. They may get worse during the birth but will soon set...

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Hi, It might be best to direct your feeding question to your Early Childhood Health Centre, or local Breastfeeding Clinic, where they can give you...

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Hi, If you had a fast labour with your first you may have a similar experience this time. It`s more than likely will not be faster than 2 hours. ...

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Hi Pat, It is important to try to let your body heal and it takes at least 6 weeks for everything to get back to a pre pregnant state. Try to buil...

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Hi Casley, You are at a greater risk of SPD occurring again but if you see a physio before pregnancy and during pregnancy it may not become as sev...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre or GP. ...

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Hi Nicola, This is fine. Your breasts leak at night as this is when the hormone that produces the milk is at a higher level. They probably will co...

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Hi, Bloating is normal in early pregnancy. Some women do show earlier than others and it could be from a build up of fluid or weak tummy muscles. ...

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Hi Martina, Pelvic pressure tends to be quite common in late pregnancy and an extra hormone is produced about now that also helps loosen all your ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Jodie, There is an increased risk of a placenta attaching on the scar after a caesarean birth but placentas usually are located high in the ute...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, My specialty is dealing with babies` sleep issues. It`s probably best to direct your question to Alex the midwife on our panel, as she has lot...

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Hi, You can try regular swimming and walking and perhaps a regime that is developed at your local gym. Pregnancy is not a time to lose weight but ...

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Hi, It is now routine to offer anti D injections during pregnancy at vital stages. IF you have missed an injection you need to have a blood test t...

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