Questions tagged caesarean

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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
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Hi, An expected date of birth is determined on an accurate last menstrual period date and ultrasounds to back this up. If you had regular periods...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Oh crikey! Well, my first thought is if your 19 month old is getting chocolate in various forms he is getting more than enough caffeine from it to...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, It sounds like you have been on a really tough, isolated road. Unfortunately it isn’t uncommon for reflux children to have ulcers; even...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, It is heart breaking when our little ones are sick and he certainly has had his share. The doctors are totally right you cannot work on th...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, I have attached some information for you on night terrors: Click Here. I hope this helps. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It can be difficult waiting for labour to begin when you are overdue. You carers are trying to do the best thing...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007