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Hi, This should have no impact on the pregnancy. However, you may want to try some alternate positions during intercourse, such as side lying as t...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, Using this type of medication is fine if it is short term. Try not to over do it and try not to use it all the time. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Kylie, Please talk to your Early Childhood Health Centre to discuss your daughter’s diet. She may have a viral illness or she may have in...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, This infection is a mild fungal infection. It is fine to treat it with medication available from pharmacies. Please also treat any animals in ...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, Canned tuna is fine to eat in pregnancy. Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: Food Authority. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, Your cycle may be a bit irregular for now. Try not to worry too much it will be regular soon. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Alannah, The normal vaginal discharge in pregnancy is thicker and more ‘creamy’. This is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Anna, Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: Food Authority. And sour cream is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Linda, Firstly she MUST fall asleep in her bed on her own so when she wakes later on her light sleep(as we all do) then she can look around and...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Sarah, Braxton hicks later in pregnancy can be quite uncomfortable. You could try long regular walks and warm baths to help with the discomfort...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, If there were no long term complications from the first caesarean then there is really no set time frame for waiting. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Kylie, If you are taking vitamin supplements or iron this may be the cause of the problem. Otherwise you may have a viral infection. If it does...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, You really need to have missed a period before a test will show up as the hormone levels have to be high enough to register. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, If you have an average 28 day cycle then you ovulate around day 14 (day 1 is the first day of your period). If you have a longer or shorter cy...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, If you have regular periods on a 28 day cycle there is a moderate risk of being fertile at this time. You need to visit your GP as soon as pos...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, You may be developing carpal tunnel syndrome which can develop in pregnancy due to the increase in fluid levels. Visit your GP for further adv...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, At this early stage in your pregnancy the best care is to have your blood pressure monitored regularly so your GP is doing the right thing. If...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Bri, It can take a normal healthy couple at least six months to fall pregnant. Don’t worry too much just yet. If your period does not arr...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, You have a good chance of the baby turning into the head down position. Try not to worry too much for now. Try going for some longs regular wa...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, Everyone is different and every pregnancy is different. You may start to feel symptoms straight away to they may develop over a few weeks. Try...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, It could be either one. Do a home pregnancy test to check for pregnancy. Otherwise visit your GP for a check up it may take a few months to ge...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Kass, If everything was well ventilated and you did not sleep in this room then this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, You sound like you have restless legs. It is really just finding a solution that works for you with this condition. You may also want to talk ...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Lisa, You may want to try following our settling techniques for 6 to 12 months, they offer a clear and repetitive message that it`s time to sle...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Elisa, Just move baby`s times forward 10 mins each day over 1 week and soon it will all fall into place. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, It is always advisable to try to reduce your caffeine intake in pregnancy. It is great that you are drinking decaf. Please check the label of...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Robin, This may be a viral illness. Wait a day or two and if you are still unwell visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, Talk to your GP. It is quite common for GPs trained in pregnancy care to assist with the care during pregnancy. Your GP will let you know if ...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008