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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation. It certainly sounds as though your daughter is uncomfortable and I would recommend you talk to your do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is essential that she fall asleep independently so when she wakes on her light sleep she looks around and is exactly as she went to sleep ,...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, More than likely you will have plenty of notice. Usually with a second birth you can get delayed dropping off the other child so it adds time ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Jules, This can happen sometimes and it is just bad luck. However, you need to do lots of pelvic floor exercises to strengthen that area. This ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Des, Your uterus is healed from 8 weeks after birth. You will need to find a health care professional who will be happy to care for you and try...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You really need contraception at all times if you do not want to fall pregnant even if you are breast feeding and had problems conceiving firs...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You are at an increased risk of some problems due to your age. You will be offered testing for the baby to check that everything is healthy an...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Olivia, I wonder if it might help to start with the bottles that use sipper cups as the teat? Like the Avent ones, where you can use the bott...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is always better to try for a vaginal birth as it has fewer complications for you and your baby. However, you need to contact the hospital ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your baby is starting to make its way into the pelvis. The pelvis descent is around 5 cm so that is why it is measured this way. Don’t w...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, You probably need to visit your GP for a check up. They can prescribe stronger medicine that should help relieve the swelling. Best wishes...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Bec, Cramping is very common in the early weeks of pregnancy. If there is no bleeding then treat this as normal. With eating it may be best to ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your dizziness may also be due to low blood pressure. Try to drink plenty of water to help increase it a bit and always get up slowly when you...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, The risk of any damage from this would be extremely rare as the baby is very well protected at this stage. Talk to your GP for further reassur...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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 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...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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: 01 Jun 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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