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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very normal to feel anxious in the early stages of pregnancy, especially following a miscarriage. General ac...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Natalie, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton hicks do start to be felt around this time and you may be more sensitive to feeling them. Try not ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very early days yet and your baby will not have any type of routine just yet as they are still getting used ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Lisa, Yes five days is a while but given the consistency of her motions in fact it seems okay. None-the-less I would have a chat with your ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Yes very common for bubs to become constipation once they start solids, what can happen is that as their little kidneys aren’t ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Amanda, It’s hard to say exactly what was going on, milk reactions can be 1. an intolerance to lactose or 2. a allergy to the milk pro...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Congratulations on both your little girls. It sounds like you have your hands full, that’s for sure! When did they start displaying sle...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, It is hard when he has the eczema, try to get this under control with your GP. Wrapping actually helps so try this. The techniques need to be ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Gail, It`s hard to say why good habits suddenly turn bad for no given reason but it doesn`t take long to create a bad habit and you may want to...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Lindie, Thank you for your enquiry. The colour of your stool may be related to taking iron or pregnancy supplements. These can cause the dark c...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to visit a physiotherapist for advice as they can provide information on supporting the pelvis and...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton Hicks are usually painless tightenings of the uterus. Sometimes in later pregnancy the tightenings can be ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Donna, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are used to a lot of exercises then you r body can tolerate a higher level during pregnancy. It is re...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The smell won’t affect your baby. It sounds as if you are getting all the right advice, so unless you experi...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Christine, Thank you for your enquiry. If your doctors have tested for the problems that you had before and there is no sign then everything sh...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Just from what you have said in your post the signs point to water. Babies kidneys are as good as ours at filtering bi-products of the...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Jo, Sounds to me as though you are both going along just fine! If he is sipping even small amounts of water regularly and not showing any sig...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Leigh, To me it sounds like you have covered all the bases, I would have said the same re water and dilution. There can be other reasons why ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Karen, For a really fantastic book, the author`s age is no barrier to getting it published. If you`re serious about trying to get published, ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, You need to be consistent for our program to work. She will be teething until 3yo. Sometimes we try so many things we only succeed in confusin...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, If she is teething keep her comfortable, but she may well be hungry, you could expect to offer an overnight feed until 6 months. The main thin...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does sound like a pulled muscle and this more easily happens during pregnancy. Take it easy and mention it to y...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This procedure has been done for many years and is a good treatment for cervical incompetence. The main risk is in...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Rachel, There is some evidence to suggest that there is a higher risk of complications with a greater number of caesareans. Talk to your doctor...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to have a check up as you may have a bladder infection or something similar and this may be causing the p...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Michaella, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be due to the position of the baby at the moment and it may improve when the baby moves again. ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Your Early Childhood Health Centre may be able to offer you some help. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Linda, Thank you for your enquiry. It is always advisable to be checked over as any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. Best wis...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health C...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Congratulations in completing the sleep program; getting kids, especially reflux kids, to sleep can be a major battle. Sleeping on his tummy m...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008