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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: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Most pregnancies are very close to 40 weeks or 41 weeks. Try not to get too anxious that the baby is ready to come otherwise it can be a long ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Melissa, It is best that you talk to your carers bout what options may be available to you. It is always better for the mother and baby to try ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kayhla, This product is not mentioned in any SIDS literature. I would hold off purchasing this. A flat head occurs in most babies at a young ag...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Melissa, This is a sign of increased fluid. It is very normal in late pregnancy. Try to raise your feet when you are sitting down and this shou...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Mel, Your baby probably has what is called ‘intra uterine growth retardation’. This cause of this condition is generally unknown bu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Danni, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early C...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Tania, It is really up to you when you start to try for another baby. If you are breast feeding this may affect your ovulation so it may take a...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, You need to talk to your midwife again and ask her to please explain things a bit more clearly to you. Write a list of questions that you are ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Some women can experience more severe ovulation pain after a tubal ligation. If you are not overly sensitive to ovulation cramps then you may ...

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Hi, This condition is from hormonal changes that occur after the birth. It does happen to everyone and it is often different with every birth. The...

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Hi Belinda, You need to discuss your options with your medical health professionals. They may be able to offer some other forms of pain relief, su...

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Hi Kylie, It sounds like your little boy is very uncomfortable, though despite that, it sounds like you are doing a great job. Well done for conti...

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Hi There, It is very common that bubs go off their feeds or seem unsatisfied when they are unwell or recuperating, or teething can affect their de...

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

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Hi Rebecca, The risks of complications are far higher in births that are induced or in a caesarean birth. It is always better for mother and baby ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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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, It takes usually about 6 to 8 weeks for your wounds to heal after a caesarean section unless you had ongoing infections of the wound. It is ve...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, They will put a drip or a cannula in so that they have access to a vein so that they can give you medications quickly and effectively. The dri...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Castor oil is not recommended as it can cause diarrhea and it is not what you want during labour. You could try nipple stimulation – reg...

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Hi There, This is just as one mum to another, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that baby bottles and drink bottles last at the most 18 mo...

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Hi There, It may be for what ever reason your bub needs a little more water per g of food for her kidneys and digestive system to cope. Keep off...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Thank-you for your question to Glenda. Reflux babies are all different and they progress at their own rate. Sounds like you are doing a great ...

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Hi, You don’t need to wait for a period in order to start the pill. Your period may not return for sometime, especially if you are breast fe...

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Hi, It is advisable not to try to lose weight when you are pregnant. The best thing to do is to try not to gain much weight as the baby will be ab...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, You need to be really sure about your dates and then you can go up to 14 days past your due date quite safely. You may need some extra checks ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Kylie, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early C...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Melissa, It might reassure you to know that the guidelines are likely to change regarding solids next year based on a new belief that withhold...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi There, Yes you may find that two of the top nutrients of concern would be iron and B12. Having said that though there are lots of healthy th...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Sarah, this is as one mum to another, I have a friend who use EBM via bottle for both her boys so she could work and they all went just dandy!...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009