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Leann...
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Hi Leigh, sounds like you have a toddler who is very much enjoying dinner times with you. Ideally this question would be best suited for an early...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Lenneke, from three months you can have a simple breath test done for at least lactose intolerance. That could be a good place to start. Once...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, it`s hard to say just what is going on, but I have listed a few things to consider below. If none of them work I would pop into see you...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Racheal & Deedan, I’m also glad you found a support group – dealing with reflux can be really difficult, and it’s often made ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, Thanks for your question. I think that it is always best for parents to talk to the doctor whenever they have concerns and so I would recommen...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Heather, The sign for shower is very similar to the sign for sun except you move your hand down towards your head like the movement of water. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Fully breast fed babies do not get constipated. They can go many days and even over a week sometimes and this is fine. The motion will be very...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Sometimes that baby can position itself quite low and it can cause discomfort. It does not indicate that the baby will come early. There is al...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Beck, A blood test will not show that you have miscarried just yet. Try not to worry for now as unfortunately there is not much that you can do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is really something that you need to sort out with your dentist and your midwife. If it is causing you so much distress you need to revis...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi Eloise, I hope Charlie is doing well now, I am guessing he has had surgery and it has all gone well! I can recommend a feeding mesh, they are...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Books don`t have to be expensive! At the Huggies Bookclub, we offer free postage and a 10% discount if you`re a Huggies member, plus plenty o...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jasmine, I am glad that you have taken your daughter to the doctors, though it doesn’t sound as though your doctors are giving you the an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Chantelle, It`s hard to say why the sudden change. Do be guided by tired signs and act on those for her day time nap at this age she would stil...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Kim, Good feeding times are 2,6,10,2,6,10. Always follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always settle baby awake into the cot. At night replac...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Dannielle, You might be missing the tired signs. Good feeding times are 2,6,10,2,6,10. Always follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always settl...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, More than likely you will have plenty of notice. Usually with a second birth you can get delayed dropping off the other child so it adds time ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is recommended that you have a check up as you may be starting to go into labour. If this is the case your baby is still a bit early so you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You do sound like you are in quite a bit of discomfort. I am sure that your partner would understand and there are other ways to find pleasure...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Simone, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal so you should have a check up. It may be nothing so try not to worry too much. You ha...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not uncommon to experience cramping in the early weeks. If it has settled and there is no bleeding then it is regarded as normal. Be...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may need to have a check up with your GP. You may have an infection or thrush that may be causing your discomfort. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Yes this may be pregnancy related but if it persists you need to have a check up with your GP. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Pelvic pain is quite common in late pregnancy and it is caused by a hormone that is released at this time to soften the joints. Talk to your h...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Emma, Ovarian cysts can cause bleeding throughout the pregnancy. Try not to worry about the bleeding for now as long as it is not heavy and you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Louise, Yes, constipation can be very upsetting especially where it is associated with discomfort. That bub is having pebble-type poos does t...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, When you start out on solids, it is generally good to begin water in a sipper cup at the same time. Babies need more water than we do ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is always better to try for a vaginal birth as it has fewer complications for you and your baby. However, you need to contact the hospital ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Fiona, It is very common in subsequent pregnancies to have far more tightenings and to be more aware of the Braxton hicks contractions. It is n...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Bec, Cramping is very common in the early weeks of pregnancy. If there is no bleeding then treat this as normal. With eating it may be best to ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009