Questions tagged caesarean

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Hi, Yes twins will grow and develop at the same rate. Usually with subsequent pregnancies you start feeling movements at 16 weeks. You may be feel...

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Hi Kylie, Here is a link to the Australian Multiple Births Association: http://www.amba.org.au/ They should be able to help you with lots of infor...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, Yes you may go into labour before your due date if there is a family history. If you have periods that are under 28 days apart you are more li...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is quite common to have a succenturiate lobe to the placenta. This is where one part of the placenta grows separate to the main placenta bu...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, Try not to worry too much; ultrasounds are not too accurate at predicting birth weight at this late stage. Your first labour and birth sounds ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Nonie, These are sometimes an unfortunate side effect of pregnancy. They will subside after the birth. You can try not standing for long period...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, The longer glucose tolerance test is usually done after a special diet so it may be worthwhile rechecking this – some things are done di...

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Hi, I am sorry but this does not really provide enough information for me to decipher what the problem may be. She can contact the Maternity unit ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, If you are giving birth in a public hospital and are covered by medicare then everything is free. The doctors will start to look at setting th...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is advisable to go to a baby shop where you can have a better look at them and try them out. If you want to use it form birth then it may b...

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Hi Megan, 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, 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 Kelly, Thanks for your question about your little 4 month old, I`m sure with all of these changes going on, it`s hard to see what is working an...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, Yes this can happen after sex. This baby may be carrying a bit lower in your uterus so you may be more aware of the contractions. After an org...

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Hi, You will need to look at your records or get a medical professional that you trust to check your records to find out why you had the caesarean...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Trudy, Wow it seems that you did have a really terrifying time with your previous pregnancy so I can understand your anxiety. The good news is ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, If you did not feel hot and did not overdo then this is fine. The only real danger is if you are in a very hot pool for an extended period and...

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Hi Christine, You will continue to have problems with your cervix if you decide to have another baby. You will more than likely give birth early a...

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Hi, It is very difficult to find a health professional who will try for a vaginal birth after 2 caesareans. You may be able to find an independent...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, The baby can turn up to around 36 weeks so you still have a bit of time. If the baby does not turn there is a procedure call external cephalic...

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Hi, Unfortunately it is best to take the course of antibiotics. A UTI during pregnancy can cause lots of problems with you and the baby, such as p...

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Hi, The bleeding may be from the edge of the placenta that can sometimes separate from the uterus. The blood that you are losing is your blood so ...

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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 Leonie, Everyone is different when there normal menstrual cycle returns after giving birth. Some women have their cycle return after 6 weeks ot...

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Hi, There are many different types of uterine abnormalities and they can occur at differing degrees. It is very difficult for me to determine the ...

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Hi There, Yes you are right it is in most cases ideal to allow babies to self-regulate, it is important for them to have these internal cues and t...

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Hi Karen, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your E...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Lyn, You will be advised after the birth of the appropriate exercises and the stomach exercises are the most beneficial. It is best to start s...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Sascha, Please don’t worry too much and if you are worrying it is best to contact your doctor to provide a more complete explanation rat...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is really best to talk this over with your friend. A due date can be up to 2 weeks after the actual due date and the baby is still born at...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008