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Hi, Congratulations. It is great that you know your dates as this is the best indication of how far pregnant you are and an ultrasound is unnecess...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Leanne may be able to offer you some advice, otherwise please consult your Dr, ...

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Hi Amy, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Leanne may be able to offer you some advice, otherwise please consult your ...

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Hi, This can happen later in pregnancy as your body prepares for the birth. If you continue to feel unwell it is advisable to see your health care...

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Hi, You really need to talk to your health care professional about the possible risks of continuing the pregnancy and then you should be able to d...

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Hi, It is always best to try for a natural birth as the complications for mother and baby are much lower than with a caesarean. If your local hosp...

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Hi Naomi, You are at a greater risk of having your baby early but you still may carry to term. It can depend on the degree of your condition as to...

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Hi, A baby born with Downs Syndrome will have lower set eyes, unusual creases on their hands and feet and a slightly protruding tongue. They can a...

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Hi There, I have to confess that this is probably outside of my expertise, but as one mum to another, both my boys were Fryer Tuck look-a-likes ...

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Hi Genna, It is mostly best for mother and baby to try to have a vaginal birth. It is really important for you to try to prepare your perineum for...

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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...

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Hi, At this early stage there is no definite indication that you will need a caesarean. The baby should move at some stage into a better position ...

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Hi, There are increased risks of bleeding after the birth with the more caesareans that you have. There can also be problems with the placenta dur...

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Hi Helen, IF the cervix does thin this is really only a sign of labour but it is not definite. Your doctor is being precautions and trying to give...

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Hi, The chances of miscarriage with another pregnancy are similar to any of your other pregnancies. They can also be age dependent so if you are i...

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Hi, I am sure that an exercise regime designed for pregnancy should be fine. Start off slowly and build it up and you should be fine. Best wis...

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Hi Mel, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Chi...

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Hi Bridget, The weight of the baby will be similar to your other babies. The ultrasound check shows average weight at 32weeks. Try not to worry to...

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Hi, Please visit your GP for a check up. The baby will move at least 10 times per day. Discuss your concerns with them and they may be able to off...

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Hi, This is just the baby moving around the uterus and sometimes being in an uncomfortable position. It may be touching your cervix which can caus...

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Hi, Now is a great time to work out what sort of care you are expecting during the pregnancy and birth. There are birth centres, midwife led care ...

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Hi, Raspberry leaf tea can be taken as a tablet or in a tea form. It can be beneficial in preparing your body for labour and also helping the labo...

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Hi Sherri, If you feel that you have a leak in the bag that is holding the baby it is advisable to seek medical advice. It can be a source for inf...

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Hi Shan, I have to say that to me your intuition is on the right track. We can get so much advice that our own inner knowledge gets `over talked`...

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Hi There, It sounds like you got of to a good start and at the right point. It may be possible that you hit a food that didn`t agree with baby, s...

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Hi, Reflux can present in a lot of different ways, but if you ever have any concerns or questions, it is important that you talk to your doctor. T...

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Hi A, Thank you for your question. It’s interesting that your daughter doesn’t usually throw up the solids, but she does the milk. Per...

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Hi, Any time from now on, my son went into a bed on his 3rd birthday and my niece is 21/2 and went into a bed last month. If you feel she is ready...

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Hi Kristy, Even though you have had trouble with your previous births and bad tears it is still preferable to have another vaginal birth rather th...

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Hi Jo, It is always preferable to go into labour naturally. If there are medical concerns for the mother or baby for the pregnancy to continue the...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009