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Marie...
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Hi There, It`s Marie here. Sounds like you have had a lot to deal with. It is natural to be concerned about your baby, with all the vomiting the...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Candice, Firstly talk to your GP and health nurse for their recommendations on getting the colic under control. Wrapping does help with colic. ...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Jacki...
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Hi there Thank you for your email. I would suggest visiting my website at www.australianbabyhands.com where I have a number of articles and frequ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to ensure that you drink plenty of water and fresh fruit as this will help with constipation. Also do not...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Sara, It sounds as if you are really working well towards a natural birth. IF you have not experienced labour before it is advisable to try to ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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HI, Paracetamol is safe to take as directed during pregnancy. This should provide some relief. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Mel, Thank you for your enquiry. It is normal to feel anxious about your baby but it does appear that everything is going as expected so try no...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Emma, Congratulations on the birth of your son. You could try the pelvic floor exercises as these help strengthen and heal the area. If the pai...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Water births are great and very effective for pain relief. Try to book in to a birth centre or talk to your local ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Jess, This can be a normal part of pregnancy. Try to drink plenty of water and to get up slowly in the mornings out of bed. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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HI Tanya, You normally start to dilate and have contractions before the waters break. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Angela, It can be very debilitating having hip and pelvic problems during pregnancy. Talk to your Physiotherapist as they may be able to provid...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Cramping period like pain is very common in early pregnancy. You may not experience any morning sickness as some women do get away with out it...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You are getting signs of a normal pregnancy. Try not to worry too much just yet. Ectopic pregnancies are quite rare and ovarian cysts are more...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is quite common to get cramping in early pregnancy. You may also need to be checked for a urinary tract infection. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Bec, Yes it is upsetting when they seem to have a reaction to a food. Bubs can react to almost anything to be honest, of course some foods are ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Nadia, You can wean your little one from formula from 12 months onward (unless directed otherwise by a health care professional). Basically you...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, I must admit I`m not sure if this is just normal tummy gurgles or if there is something untoward. Given this is more medical I would suggest t...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Bron, I think it probably wouldn’t hurt to pop into see your GP who is likely to get a stool culture just to check things out. The thing ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Marie...
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class="MsoNormal">Hi Rachel class="MsoNormal">I’m so sorry that you are finding things hard at present, but even though you may not think s...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Marie...
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class="MsoNormal">Hi Emma class="MsoNormal">Have you tried talking to your GP, Paed or Clinic Sister? Maybe the formula which you have him on is ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Marie...
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class="MsoNormal">Hi there, sorry that you are having such a hard time with your darling little boy, but the best course you can take is to see eit...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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class="MsoNormal">Hi, class="MsoNormal">Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. I am sorry that you had such a difficult experience ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby will not stop moving but the movements may quieten a little before labour starts. You will still notice ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is probably nothing to worry about but you should mention it to your carers. If there are any signs of bleedi...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Ali, Thank you for your enquiry. If the problem has been going for three weeks then it is advisable to have a check up. Sometimes hormone chang...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not advisable to insert anything into your vagina. To try to ripen your cervix you can try regular sex as sp...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. What you are describing could be possible signs of pregnancy but the most definite sign is missing a period as you...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Lieve, Thank you for your enquiry. You can experience some bad moments with morning sickness and it can also be associated with headaches. This...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Kat, Thank you for your enquiry. You would not be very well at all if the placenta was in danger of abruption so it wouldn’t be that. Som...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008