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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 Diane, Firstly I recommend you have a feed/play/sleep routine this will help him to get more wind up before bedtime and also you will be able t...

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...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, This tends to be a genetic problem and there isn’t anything that you can do to avoid them besides trying to get some regular exercise an...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Michaela, Cramping in early pregnancy is very normal and common as the uterus stretches and your hormones are changing. If you start to bleed t...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Please talk to your pharmacist about what is suitable. Cortisone creams are generally not advisable during pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

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 Tania, Fully breast fed babies do not get constipated. Sometimes they can go up to week or a bit more without a bowel movement. When they do go...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Try offering more cooled boiled water with meals and also making her food more watery. Stewed pear and apples is gentler at this stage if you ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, I am not really sure what you problem may be. You need to talk to your specialist about this and they should be able to do some blood tests to...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Thanks to your question to Glenda about your baby and your concerns about his screaming. Certainly you have taken the right step by asking mor...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Krystal, It sounds like you are on the right track, and it is good that the medication seems to be helping so much. There could be a few differ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Brenda, I`m sorry that your little man is struggling to feed. Is your doctor aware of the difficulties you are having? If not, then I would adv...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Mardi, That is a very good question, and the bottom line is that you may not be able to tell the difference between reflux or food allergy/into...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, These are all her sleep associations and if you want to change this then you would need to persist with teaching her to sleep independently. Y...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Taylor, This could be from pressure on a nerve due to the position of the baby at the moment. If you feel that it may be something more than th...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Tarron, Hormonal headaches can be quite common in early pregnancy. These should ease soon. You could try drinking lots of water and also taking...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, It may take quite a few months for your body to return to being fertile after the removal of the device. Try not to be too concerned just yet....

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi There, You may find baby is going through a bit of a growth spurt about now and if so that he will resettle into his usual routine shortly. I...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Sandra, From about 6 months on a baby should be able to sleep through the night 7pm to 7am without an overnight feed. The best thing you can...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, I would highly recommend that you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and then use our settling techniques to settle him awake into his cot this...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi Angelique, I would highly recommend that you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and then use our settling techniques to settle her awake into he...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, I`m sorry that things are so difficult for you all and your baby is so uncomfortable. I`m sorry too that you had so much trouble getting your...

Answered: 01 Jan 2009
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Hi Dawn, It is best to wait another couple of weeks and then repeat the test. The results will be more accurate then. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is fine to use heat to relieve cramping but make sure that the heat source is not too hot and that it is covered adequately. Best wis...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, More than likely this pain is related to the position of the baby for now. You need to do some regular exercise such as walking or swimming t...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, This sounds as if the stitches are healing. Try not to be too impatient they will heal but it does take quite a few weeks. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Cath, I`m sorry I can`t offer any advice at this time. Please see your Doctor again or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishe...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008