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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please seek advice from your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, ...

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Hi Jody, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Ear...

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Hi, It may just be a matter of hospital policy. You could approach the staff specialist for there opinion and to try to get them to allow you to g...

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Hi Taryn, It is not advisable to diet during pregnancy but you need to watch what you eat and not to overeat. You can try to reduce the extra weig...

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Hi Peta, Your second and subsequent labours tend to be much more straight forward than your first. Try not to worry too much you should be pleasan...

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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, If you are concerned then it is advisable to visit your GP for a check up. They will check the scar properly for any signs of problems. Be...

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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, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please seek advice from your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, ...

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Hi Jodie, Group B strep is a bug that is present in many women pregnant or not. It can cause a very rare infection in babies after birth. For this...

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Hi Claire, This is fine and to be expected. Please visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing advice and check ups. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, You may benefit from trying perineal stretching during pregnancy. This should assist with the perineum being more flexible. There are several ...

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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...

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Hi Megan, There is no real age, whenever it suits you really. If he is growing out of it then change him to a bed now, a side rail is recommended....

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Hi, I really feel for you because it does sound like you have done the best you can to get him to sleep and he is just holding out longer and winn...

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Hi, It does sound as if you do need some treatment. The one off dose of cortisone should not have any detrimental effects on your babies. It is fa...

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Hi Kathy, Every pregnancy is different so you may go into spontaneous labour next time. You need to be really sure of your dates so that you know ...

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Hi Kathy, I feel that you may have received a bit too much information for now. Try not to worry about all the possibles for now and just see how ...

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Hi, I am sorry that you are experiencing problems. The hospital may be looking at your history and are probably aware that you went into labour sp...

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Hi Teressa, It is always best to try to let your body go into labour naturally. IF you were late with your first then you will probably be late wi...

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Hi Kris, This is a small adhesion that can sometimes form in the uterus. They can grow or shrink at any time but usually don’t cause too muc...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to see your Early Childhood Health Centre for advice. Best wishes...

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Hi, If there were no long term complications with your first birth then it is fine to be pregnant again. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, Congratulations! You can visit your GP in a couple of weeks for your pregnancy blood tests. You can contact the birth centre to reserve a plac...

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Hi, Some women can fall pregnant about 6 weeks after they give birth. Some women take longer. Best wishes, Alex

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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, Firstly you need to find a health professional that is willing to help you try for a natural birth. The risks for trying for a natural birth a...

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Hi, This is very common after birth and you need to be very vigilant about doing your pelvic floor exercises. After about six weeks everything wil...

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Hi, If you are getting extra discharge and it is itchy it may be thrush. There is medication for this at your pharmacy. If it is varicose veins yo...

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Hi, Up until 6 months you might expect baby to be having an overnight feed. Try following our settling program for 6 to 12months, it will take you...

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