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Hi, Your labour more than likely will not begin until around 40 weeks. It is not unusual to have the baby sitting low. Try not to worry too much y...

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Hi Shannyn, An ultrasound scan is best performed at around 20 weeks. This is the best time to have a close look at the baby and all the organs hav...

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Hi Hayley, Cramps are very common in early pregnancy. If they are not associated with bleeding and are not severe and continual then everything sh...

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Hi Huzna, You have developed some mild antibodies. These usually do not cause any problems with the pregnancy. They may check your baby a bit more...

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Hi Lis, An increased discharge is to be expected in pregnancy. If it is smelly or green then you need a check up. If you are itchy in your vaginal...

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Hi, This means that you have had a bleed around the time of gestation. This does not say why it happened. Try not to worry too much. You have had ...

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Hi Amanda, Things like this can be a bit different after birth and it does take some months to sort itself out. However, if you feel tha tit is mo...

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Hi, You need to have a check up with your GP. They can order a scan and blood tests. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, You will be much more aware of labour next time around. Try not to worry too much there is usually lots of time to plan these things and every...

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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...

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Hi, Every pregnancy is different. As long as you are getting one or two signs of pregnancy then this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

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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 ...

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Hi, You have an increased chance of developing problems this time too, however, your symptoms may not be as severe as the first time. You may not ...

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Hi, It is always best to find out you are experiencing problems with your pregnancy as soon as possible. However, you will have a scan to check th...

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Hi, The minipill can sometimes cause problems with breakthrough bleeding. This may be what is happening. You may also have an infection that is ca...

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Hi, Pregnancy can upset your bowel from hormone changes and also the baby getting in the way. You usually start to feel movements from 20 weeks an...

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Hi Cathie, I am not too sure about this. It may be best that you visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

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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...

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Hi, The descent of the baby’s head is measured in 5the s so if the head is 3/5 above the brim, 2/5 is into the brim of the pelvis. When the ...

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Hi, Cramping in the early weeks of pregnancy is normal. If it is not associated with bleeding and is not severe pain then this is fine. Best w...

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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 function...

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Hi Kim, Yes very normal! Sounds like you are both going just as you would hope, well done! Self-feeding is more likely to occur around the 16-1...

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Hi There, It can take a while for bubs to adjust to changes, often it is a matter of practice, opportunity and repetition. It can take weeks to g...

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Hi There, The first time around it can seem like a minefield of questions, but it all gets easier and easier, month by month. So, regarding soli...

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Hi Wendy, Glad you have posted your question to both experts! Firstly, on the issue of constipation, you are very likely on the right track with ...

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Hi Adalene, To be honest, unless you know that your bub has a deficiency I would err more towards superfoods and diet as a `supplement`. This way...

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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 Wendy, I’m happy to give my thoughts on this, but I would really recommend you talk to your doctor about your concerns. I’m sure t...

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Hi Nicole, I have attached some information on night terrors for you. It`s ok to suggest resettling techniques but they need to be applied for all...

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