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Hi, There is no set age just whenever you feel the time is right, if you need the cot for a new baby then that`s the right time. My son was 3yo an...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Aimee, This condition can be quite difficult to treat and it is really just trying to work out what solution is best for you. It sounds as if y...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, You need to check the manufacturer’s recommendations for the product. If it is not on the packaging that was supplied with the product y...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, With first time mothers the baby’s head generally engages around 36 weeks but it can be later. Once you have had one baby the head may n...

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, This can happen sometimes with subsequent pregnancies. It does make the labour faster when it does begin but you may have a few episodes of th...

Answered: 08 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...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, You may want to talk to an independent midwife in your area. Midwives can provide one on one care to you and your family and you tend to have ...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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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...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, There is a debate that it is better to wait until the cord has stopped pulsating before you cut the cord so that the baby can get the last of ...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, It is safe to have a trial of labour but you will need to find a carer who will support you. Once you have done this it is really the same as ...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Desmore, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your questions about settling your baby to Maree, o...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, The use of rescue remedy is fine during labour. It may also be worthwhile thinking about other things that may help such as warm baths, walkin...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi There, I would recommend ou discuss this with your midwife, GP or pharmacist. There are so many forulas and it will depend on baby, how old ba...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Sel, Ovarian cysts can cause bleeding at any time. It will need to be checked regularly and if it is causing problems after the birth you may ...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, Two previous caesareans does not necessarily mean a third. Research has found that women attempting vaginal birth after two caesareans should...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, The back pain may be caused by the position of the baby at the moment. You need to try some alternate positions and even try swimming to get ...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Nikki, You will only receive one or two doses of the antibiotic so it won’t destroy too much of the normal flora (bacteria) on your body...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a home pregnancy test as these are very accurate. If you are not pregnant then your body...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, No this is not normal if it is smelly you need to visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, It is very difficult for me to work out what may be happening. If you are concerned you need to contact your midwife or caregiver for a check...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, You do not mention if you have attended the midwives clinic? This may help settle your anxiety? If you are able to see one or two midwives on...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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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 Childh...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Julie, YES you can see a midwife. There are either midwives clinics at the local hospital, birth centres run through the local hospital that a...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, It is not advisable to have a caesarean. You will be advised against it. Your body and your baby will recover much faster form a normal birth...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, Sometimes they can find no cause for reduced fluid around the baby. Sometimes it may be from the placenta not working as well as it should. I...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi There, I would recommend you discuss this with your midwife, GP or pharmacist. There are so many formulas and it will depend on baby, how ol...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, Congratulations on the birth of your son, and well done for getting things sorted so quickly. I am really pleased to hear that he is doing wel...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation, and congratulations on the birth of your daughter. Well done for getting the diagnosis so early and al...

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Hi Mandy, My specialty area is `sleep`. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, our help panel nutritionist, or see your Early Child...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008