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

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Hi Colourfi, The placenta is at a good distance from the cervix and it will continue to move further up the uterus as the lower segment is formed....

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. I`m sure if you direct your question to Leanne, she will be able to offer some ...

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

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

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Hi Heidi, Pregnant women who have previously been infected with CMV, do not necessarily have immunity against future CMV infections. However, the ...

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Hi Sandra, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns, so I can`t help you with this one. I`d suggest seeking advice from a chi...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, All of the pre labour braxton hicks and tightenings help your body prepare for labour. Braxton hicks help improve the blood supply to your ute...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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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 Michelle, Thanks for your email to Glenda, I hope that I can offer some advice for you in her place...it has brought back memories! Your little...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, It depends on your baby’s birth weight as to how long you will use the newborn nappy size. Once the baby is around 2 -3 months it may ha...

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Hi, Some side effects in pregnancy can be a little hard to take. The acne may settle as your pregnancy progresses and it should go away after the ...

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Hi Natalie, You can try to have a healthy pregnancy and to do some regular exercise so that your body is fit and healthy for surgery. You should t...

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Hi, There is a chance that you will be fertile when breast feeding so an alternate form of contraception is still recommended if you do not want t...

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Hi Judy, 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, The bleeding is probably your period returning. This can happen at this time. You can also get break through bleeding on the minipill but this...

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Hi, The left lateral position is great! It means the baby’s back is on your left side and it is also on the side. The baby can stay in the p...

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Hi, If your baby stays at the 97th percentile it will still be in the normal range. As it is still showing in the percentiles! Try not to worry to...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Amanda, How easily this can happen and it can take only 3 days to create a new habit (thankfully it can also take 3 days to break one!) You do ...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Emma, We do say not to wrap after 6 months as baby is becoming more active and now with the warmer weather I would stop the wrapping. From birt...

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Hi Sarah, The show or mucous plug tends to be thicker and may have old blood in it which is different to the normal vaginal discharge. Sometimes y...

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Hi Anne, 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...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, It depends on where you live as to your options. You should be entitled to consult another midwife and if that option is not available you cou...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, Keep a watch on your discharge and for any signs of cramping and notify your midwife if you do start to have signs of early labour. Most likel...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Amanda, You need to get lots of information on giving birth and baby care. Try reading some books and you can also have pregnancy classes that ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, You can hire a birth assistant or doula if you don’t have any family that may provide support. Enquire at your local hospital for a list...

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 Rhiannan, You may have gained more weight during pregnancy due to you not having any fat stores beforehand. You may lose the weight quickly aft...

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Hi Amelia, It is much safer to have a natural birth than a caesarean. If you have had a baby before your next birth tends to be more straight forw...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Renee, It can take many months to feel back to normal in your vagina after giving birth. You need to work out if it is muscle or tissue pain or...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008