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Hi, This should be fine. You can check with the travel advice to this area and if there are any immunizations that you may need and this may affec...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Kylie, This is quite common in late pregnancy and even more so in warmer weather. Try to elevate your legs when sitting and it should also go d...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is fine to clean fish tanks as long as you wash your hands well afterwards. It is not advisable to handle cat litter. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Yes this is fine and very common. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Dianna, 1. Sounds great and a great way for her to be involved. 2. This is up to you. The toddler will learn to sleep through any distur...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Here is a link to safe eating during pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life-events-and-food/pregnancy/ Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Please talk to your pharmacist about what is suitable. Cortisone creams are generally not advisable during pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Tarron, This is very common with your first pregnancy. It may not be until around 24 weeks that you start to look and feel pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Here is a guide to good eating in pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life-events-and-food/pregnancy/ If you think that y...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Please read the information on the packaging of these products to check that they are fine. Most of these products are. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Angel, Please read the information on the packaging of these products to check that they are fine. Most of these products are. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, A routine ultrasound tends to be attended at around 19 – 20 weeks. This is a good time to check the baby as it is a good size and the sc...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, The second trimester should be an improvement so try to enjoy it. You will start to notice your size as you get into the later months of the p...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Clare, This all sounds perfectly normal. You may notice your symptoms are a little more pronounced as you are a bit older this time. Best w...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, If there is no other solution for you to stop smoking then this is better than to keep smoking. The nicotine will still go through to the baby...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Kirsten, If you are experiencing severe morning sickness then it is worthwhile taking the medication in the short term. You could try weaning y...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, I would think that this is a standard question for most women as women can change their surname if they get married at some time. Best wis...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Nat, The baby may just be sitting in a lower position for now. As the baby grows it will sit higher and then drop close to term. Best wishe...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Try not to worry about your changes in your cycle as this can cause irregularities too. Try going for regular long walks or doing some exercis...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, This may be due to the warmer weather and it will settle. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, You may not be pregnant. Milk can be present in your breasts for many months in very small amounts after you stop feeding. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is fine to wear underwire bras until you start to notice that your breasts are noticeably larger and you need new bras. Then it is good to ...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Tarron, Hormonal headaches can be quite common in early pregnancy. These should ease soon. You could try drinking lots of water and also taking...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Dawn, It is best to wait another couple of weeks and then repeat the test. The results will be more accurate then. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Alana, I am sorry but it is very difficult to really know what sort of problem the baby may have with this small amount of information. The ba...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Jen, It is fine to have your hair dyed but please tell your hairdresser that you are pregnant. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is more unusual to have swelling earlier in the pregnancy but it can be related to hot weather or lots of standing in one place. Contact y...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, If you are comfortable on your stomach then this is fine. No damage will be caused to the baby. You may find that it will become more uncomfor...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Ganne, The normal discharge is creamy white and a bit more than usual. If it is smelly or green then you need to have a check up. Thrush can al...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is best to enquire at your pharmacy for some medication. You usually can’t use a strong treatment during pregnancy so it may take a w...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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