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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...

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, You will be checked a bit closer if you are expecting twins. More than likely you will not be allowed much past your due date. Best wishes...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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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, Every pregnancy is different. As long as you are getting one or two signs of pregnancy then this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

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, 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, 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, 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, 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 Natalie, Sometimes we try so many things that we end up confusing both baby and ourselves. Beacause of these inconsistencies in the settling ba...

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Hi, Yes that would be better and perhaps have the mattress on the floor next to the bed for a week or so if he is not keen yet. Cheers, Maree

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Hi, Scans measure averages so if your baby is above average in size it will show as further along. If you are sure of your dates then this is the ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Faiza, You will need to try to add calcium to your diet so try a small amount of cheese with a cracker which may be more palatable. You really ...

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Hi Liz, It might be worthwhile having a check up. You may have a hernia or have pulled some muscles. It may be nothing but it is better to be chec...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Lisa, There are stronger medications that can be used at night to assist you to get a better night’s sleep. Please visit your GP. Bes...

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Hi, This may be from hormonal changes from coming off the pill. Wait until you have missed a period and then check if you are pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may be fertile and when your baby starts solids in the next few months, your periods will return and you have a greater chance of falling ...

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...

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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...

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Hi, Please read the label on the packaging and if there are no warnings then it should be fine. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Stef, It can be common to have a couple of miscarriages. However, if you do have three or more miscarriages in a row you need to have further t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, In pregnancy your discharge does increase and it can be thicker from the hormone changes. If it is offensive or green you need to see your GP ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Katie, You may need to have a check up as you may have a urinary tract infection or similar that needs treating. If nothing shows up this pregn...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tammy, A spinal block is very similar to an epidural. It carries similar risks and it is also very effective. It really depends on the doctor a...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is fine. You can start to have a small amount of colostrum present from only a few months of pregnancy. You can use this to gently rub in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Congratulations! One cup of tea per day is fine but if you do want to cut out all caffeine you need to have decaf. Runny eggs are fine. Here i...

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Hi, This stretching is from hormonal changes in late pregnancy. Physiotherapists treat this condition and provide a brace to help support the pelv...

Answered: 22 May 2009