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Maree...
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Hi, She needs to settle awake initally and not with a feed and definitely stop the night comfort feeding if you want her to sleep thriough she is ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Rachel, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. You need to visit your GP for a check up as you may need a scan. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Carole, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Sleep is important in pregnancy and it will not harm the baby if you sleep more on one s...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may have varicose veins in your vulval area. If you are prone to these they will occur if you have a caesarean or not. They may cause a li...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It sounds like you have hemorrhoids. This is quite common during pregnancy. They can be treated with medication available at your pharmacy. Yo...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you are getting painful regular cramps you need to have a check up. If it is irregular then it tends to be more pre labour type cramps that...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Natalie, Thanks for your question to Glenda about your 4 month old baby girl. From your letter, I wasn’t sure if your baby has been medic...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Brend...
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Hi, Thank you for your question. It is an interesting one and unfortunately scenarios like you describe are not as uncommon as you may think. In...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Anita, It`s never too early to start a good settling routine. It only takes about 3 days to create a habit and for many babies that are rocked...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This could be related to some stretching of ligaments of your uterus that is being pulled when you sneeze. The cyst that you mention may be an...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Jess, You may need to go to your GP for a check up as I am not sure if you mean fluid or bruising. It is better that you have yourself checked....

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. If they become strong and regular you may be in labour so you need to notify the hospital. Best wi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Claire, No, this is not related. Talk to your Early childhood health centre about your method and technique of feeding. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It sounds like you are experiencing some pre labour tightenings. This can happen and it will all help once labour actually starts. Try to stay...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Lisa, Bitter lemon contains a small amount of quinine. It is not advisable to consume quinine in large amounts during pregnancy. The amount in ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You can try doing some yoga for pregnancy as this will help. Also swimming and regular long walks can also help. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Tasha, If you think that you are leaking amniotic fluid you need to have it checked out. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes I would imagine as he is close to 12 months that there is less of a concern by your GP about his milk intake, especially if he is e...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, Great questions, firstly on the Cheerios, yes in fact they are one of the few children`s cereals that makes the grade, so just for a ch...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Glend...
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Hi, Please don’t apologise for the long question – and I agree, the more information you can give the easier it generally is. However,...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, I wish I had a magic wand but I don`t, I know you understand what`s happening here so no good pointing out where it`s going pear shaped, all I...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, In early pregnancy you can feel bloated and be aware of stretching pains. This is very common and to be expected. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Your body can react to how you are feeling and if you are not comfortable it can affect how birth and labour are progressing. You need to rela...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may have hemorrhoids. You can treat them with medication available at your pharmacy. They may get worse during the birth but will soon set...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Martina, Pelvic pressure tends to be quite common in late pregnancy and an extra hormone is produced about now that also helps loosen all your ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Andrea, This does not sound too worrying but you should go and have a check up with your GP. They may want you to have a scan to check what is ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, I am not sure what the background is to why your CHN has recommended solids a bit earlier than normal, sometimes it is suggested with re...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Rhiannon, Thanks for contacting our organisation. Unfortunately, our group provides support and information on gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Brend...
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Hi, Thanks for your question about your little girl and your enquiry about colic. There could be a range of reasons why your daughter screams and ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Talk to your health nurse or GP about easing the wind pain and once yuo have that under control you can try following a feed/play/sleep routi...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009