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Hi, It is possible to revisit morning sickness later in pregnancy. However, this may not be related to pregnancy. If it continues you need to visi...

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Hi, You need to get a second opinion on this. It sounds as if your weight gain is very normal. What you eat and how big the baby is not related re...

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Hi Sandy, Measuring of the belly can be quite inaccurate at times and especially at 36 weeks as this is when the baby starts to engage. An ultraso...

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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...

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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 ...

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Hi, You are at an increased risk of having problems with the placenta, however, more than likely you will not have placenta praevia this time. Thi...

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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...

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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...

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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, You can start to prepare your breasts now for breast feeding. You can stimulate your nipples several times during the day and express a small ...

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Hi, There are a few causes of the baby not growing to the size it should for its age. It can be form other conditions that the mother may have suc...

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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 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...

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Hi, Please visit your pharmacy to check for information on medicines during pregnancy. There are many medicines around these days and it is best t...

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Hi Alicia, Curently there are no set upper limits for sodium for infants, for a child 12 months plus it is 1000 mg (1 g/d), so this may give you ...

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Hi Deb, Well done to you both, sounds like solids has been a real hit! The current guidelines recommend whole egg from 12 months, there are some...

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Hi There, In fact I think it preferable to be honest. It seems many ‘baby yoghurts’ have a long list of ingredients and sometimes ev...

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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

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Hi Linda, Yes definitely, if you can express some milk and have it handy for when you are not about (it stores for up to 3 months in the freezer)...

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Hi Sue, It can seem a little repetitive in those early months, but now your bub is 9 months there are soooo many more foods and meals that she ca...

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Hi There, Brekky is notoriously one of the harder meals to create variety in. You might find using his cereal with yoghurt and fruit helpful (th...

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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you ‘pulling your hair out’, especially if you have had a great eater first! I have a six year...

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Hi Deanna, Most major shifts in percentiles will occur in the first few months, and generally will subside by 2 years. Your little one may well ...

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Hi There, Well done to you for checking labels! There are a couple of things to look for though. Firstly check the ingredients list for added s...

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Hi Anita, Yes, likely to be fine. Babies can swing back and forth, seemingly for no reason, with their routine. Keep offering baby his usual fo...

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Hi There, No, you are certainly not doing anything wrong. You can find that once your milk comes in and things settle down that your supply seem...

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Hi Jodi, I am guessing baby is on formula and that’s how it is the reaction has been diagnosed without any testing. You don’t mentio...

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Hi Hayley, looks great to me. All the food groups are now represented, food before formula, water for additional fluid, regular intake over the ...

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Hi Melanie, you are right solids before 16 months isn’t recommended. In fact there is substantial research to show that a baby’s loc...

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Hi Linda, I think you have posed a very good question; I am surprised I don’t get asked this more given the current line of advertising/mar...

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