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Hi there, to be honest it is reputed to help constipation. But, remember everything in balance. The most common cause of pebble-like stools is a la...

Answered: 04 Apr 2012
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Hi there, firstly there are a few things to consider. Constipation is very common when little ones establish a diet which is predominantly solids....

Answered: 23 Apr 2010
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Hi, A placental abruption is very rare and usually there is not much warning. It tends to be an urgent and sudden occurrence where the woman exper...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Angie, More than likely your baby has descended a bit further into your pelvis in readiness for labour and birth. Hopefully you will go into la...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, This is a very common side effect of pregnancy. More than likely they will disappear after the baby is born. You may need to visit your GP for...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, It may be ligament pain from the uterus stretching or you may have pulled a muscle at some stage. If it continues or becomes worse it is advis...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, It is very common to have aches and pains in the early few weeks. This is nothing to be concerned about. If you do experience bleeding you nee...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, This is very common in later pregnancy and it is just your body getting ready for the birth but it does not indicate that it will be early. It...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, Your pregnancy is still relatively early and it is difficult to determine if there will be any long term affects of the bleeding. Try not to w...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Michelle, Ideally your best guide is your baby. Most breastfeed bubs consume about 800mls over 24 hours, formula feed bubs differ greatly from...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Some swear by changes in the maternal diet to help with digestive upsets for breastfed bubs, but the research tends not to favour it unl...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, Thanks for your question. Reflux can affect children in lots of different ways, and it is possible that she is refluxing so much even talking/...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, This may be ligament stretching or possibly bowel pain. It is very common to feel the odd ache and pain in pregnancy. If it is severe or const...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, It is very common to get ligament stretching pain at around 10 – 12 weeks. Mild cramps and bloating can also occur. Try not to worry to ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in the early weeks. The uterus is growing and stretching. If there are no signs of bleeding then ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Katrina, I know that it can be really hard to suffer a miscarriage and to have a second seems unbearable. However this is sometimes part of pre...

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

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Many women do experience difficulties breast feeding and it does take lots of patience and persistence to make it work. Sometimes a decision i...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Sometimes when you are a bit older and pregnant you can feel a bit more tired and have a few more aches and pains. From what you have describe...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Emma, It is not unusual to feel cramps and stretching pains in early pregnancy. This is nothing to worry about. If the bleeding continues or ge...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Your uterus contracts when you are breast feeding so a gush at feeding is to be expected. If it continues to be very heavy most of the time th...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Emma, It is very normal to feel cramping and aches and pains especially in the early few weeks. If you are bleeding this is not normal and you...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi There, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Ask any two teachers this question and you`ll get six different answers! From my own point of view, I think the best thing you`re doing is enc...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Rachel, This may not be related to the pregnancy. If it continues you need to see your local doctor for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if everything is good with the pregnancy; however, any bleeding in early pregnancy does carry a risk of miscarriage. Unfortun...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Tania, The pelvic pain could be form the position of the baby at the moment – the baby’s legs could be kicking down in that region....

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Amanda, In the early days before they have a wide repertoire it can be a bit tricky getting some sustaining food into bubs. The yoghurt is a g...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi There, Yes baby-led weaning is very natural and indeed a very gentle process (though it can leave some mums a bit bewildered). If your toddler...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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