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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation, and congratulations on the birth of your beautiful little bub. Is there a reason why you are keeping ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Congratulations on your pregnancy and on it being planned - all great signs despite what you have been through. I would like to know more ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Sharon, Thank you for your enquiry. After about 36 – 37 weeks your carers will start to be concerned if your baby is still breech. They ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Aimee, This condition is a type of anaemia and is usually treated with folic acid. There are many women with anaemia especially after childbir...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is very normal with subsequent children. Try having a warm bath when this happens and also try to correct th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Setty, Thank you for your enquiry. If you want an independent midwife this is not covered by medicare so you need to pay for this. You can hav...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There has been a few studies done on testing urine in pregnancy and it has been found that testing urine routinel...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Sarah, Thank you for your enquiry. Turning the baby usually is when the baby is breech and it can be turned to head down by a doctor. The post...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your labour may be a bit faster than the first but you will know when the contractions get more painful and are v...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Kelli, You may have a slight infection if there is an offensive odour and some cramping. It may be worth visiting your GP for a check up. Be...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is a small risk that the scar from the caesarean will be stressed and the uterus can rupture but this is ve...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is best for you and your baby that the baby is born close to the due date. There are many problems that can oc...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be carpal tunnel syndrome that is caused by the extra fluid in your body after giving birth and also whe...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to try to get someone who is able to help you at short notice - what about a school friend of you...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The PAP smear is not as accurate when you are pregnant so it is best to wait. Don`t worry it is very quick and ea...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not unusual to have some longer term problems with your perineum after giving birth and they do tend to set...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. How big was your first baby? This will give an indication of this baby. If your first one was large then you have...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is important that you do lots of pelvic floor exercises after birth and even if you are not sure that you are ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you did have a traumatic time with your first pregnancy and birth but all pregnancies are differe...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 18 weeks and some women do leak this colostrum. This is no sign ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are several causes for an excess of fluid and one of them is an unknown cause. Your friend will be closely ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is a lot of evidence around today that suggests that urine testing in pregnancy does not provide any proof ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are usually some great pregnancy classes that discuss all of this and more that are done through your local...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You are at a higher risk of having another retained placenta if you have had one before but your carers will try ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Hope, I know what you mean about it being different a second time when you have two very different children. Ideally recommendations do s...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Khillikia, How fantastic, you must be thrilled! Vitamin C and magnesium rich foods have been shown to reduce miscarriage. Don’t fo...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A baby`s birth weight and head circumference tend to be inherited from the family so you may have had a large hea...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is always advisable to get a second opinion about this. You can either visit another obstetrician or even bett...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, If your baby stays breech after about 34 weeks and after 36 weeks fi you have had a baby before, your carers may try to turn the baby and thi...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Many women now days are pregnant when they are older. There is an increased chance of genetic abnormalities and y...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007