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Hello Parag, I am sorry for your loss. You really need to talk to your wife’s health care professional who will be able to explain what happ...

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Hi, Everything sounds great and to be expected. This does not indicate that the baby will be born early. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Your due date is always only an estimation and your baby can be born up to 2 weeks after this date and still be born at term. If you want to a...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Brooke, It is really too early to worry too much about your baby’s position. It can continue to move around a lot up until around 36 week...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Sian, You probably need to have a check up. You may have an infection that is causing the bleeding. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Rob, Having a problem with the shoulders with your first birth is not really an indication for a caesarean birth next time. It is always prefer...

Answered: 22 Feb 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...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you want to assist your body with going in to labour you can try going for regular long walks, eating a curry or two, regular nipple stimul...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Jodie, Congratulations! Their sleeping arrangement is really up to you and how you think that you will cope. They will sleep through another ba...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Your body may be getting ready to go into labour. Many of these symptoms are related to late pregnancy. The numbness in your arms is related t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kelly, You need to look after yourself during the pregnancy and eat well and exercise regularly. You have a good chance of having a natural bir...

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Hi Laura, 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, You need to have a check up with your health care professional. You may be leaking fluid from around the baby or it may be urine (which is qui...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Bianca, It is advisable to try to eat and drink regularly as it will help you feel better. The baby can get everything it needs from you but it...

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Hi Dannielle, Thanks for your question to Glenda, I hope I can offer some insight and assist in some way. As a mother, it can be frustrating and ...

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Hi, There are medications available that can treat HSV if it may be active around the time of the birth. If there is no activity at the time of th...

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Hi, Strep B is normal bacteria that are present in many women. It can cause a very rare illness in babies if they are exposed to it during birth. ...

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Hi, You are at an increase chance of having another tear but you may not. You need to try to assist the birth by controlling the birth of your bab...

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Hi Amelia, Pressure is very common in women that have had a baby before. You need to try to continue pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy as th...

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Hi, Pregnancy is not a time to lose weight. If you are overweight you need to try to not gain too much weight during the pregnancy. The baby can u...

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Hi, I would think that it may be best to closely monitor the pregnancy the next time and to make a decision as the pregnancy progresses. Shoulder ...

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Hi, There are differing degrees of a bicornuate uterus. If you have had minimal complications then you more than likely only have a minor conditio...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Melissa, It is most common to only have one ultrasound, usually around 19 weeks. Unless there are complications there is no reason to do anothe...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Midwives are usually very approachable and friendly! Don’t worry about being nervous once you start talking you will be fine. If you do ...

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Hi Debbie, You may still have colostrum from your previous births and it may not be related to a pregnancy. Colostrum can be present in very small...

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Hi, You really need to talk to your fertility expert about the possibility of transferring two embryos and the consequences of this. With your his...

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Hi, There are medications available that can treat HSV if it may be active around the time of the birth. If there is no activity at the time of th...

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Hi, My specialty is dealing with baby sleeping issues. It would be best to direct your birth related question to Alex our Midwife, as she will be ...

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

Answered: 08 Feb 2009