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Hi, You need to use the first day of your last menstrual period to calculate your pregnancy dates rather than the conception date. The conception ...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, If you have had some niggles and they have gone then you more than likely will go into labour around your due date. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your dates are the most accurate prediction of due date. If you don’t have this information the next best thing is an early scan. So thi...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You will be checked a bit closer if you are expecting twins. More than likely you will not be allowed much past your due date. Best wishes...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not unusual to have a couple of due dates. Remember it is an EDC (estimated date of confinement) and babies are born at term from 38 wee...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may be more aware of these with a subsequent pregnancy. These are very normal and signs of a healthy pregnancy. You also tend to niggle mo...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Melissa-Rose, If you are sure of your dates then it is quite easy to work out your due date. If your LMP was 26th Dec then your due date is 6th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Most pregnancies are very close to 40 weeks or 41 weeks. Try not to get too anxious that the baby is ready to come otherwise it can be a long ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, You need to be really sure about your dates and then you can go up to 14 days past your due date quite safely. You may need some extra checks ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Kristy, If you are seeing the same midwife each visit then it is a better indication of the baby’s growth. They will be able to tell you ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hello Parag, I am sorry for your loss. You really need to talk to your wife’s health care professional who will be able to explain what happ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Your due date is always only an estimation and your baby can be born up to 2 weeks after this date and still be born at term. If you want to a...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Amelia, Pressure is very common in women that have had a baby before. You need to try to continue pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy as th...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Yes this can be normal for you. Some women start to leak colostrum from around 20 weeks. It is good to express a small amount of the colostrum...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Yes you may go into labour before your due date if there is a family history. If you have periods that are under 28 days apart you are more li...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, These dates are only a few days apart and your due date is only an estimated due date. The most accurate date is your period date. If you can&...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, If you are giving birth in a public hospital and are covered by medicare then everything is free. The doctors will start to look at setting th...

Answered: 22 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, It is probably best to go off your dates and the early ultrasound as these are usually more accurate than later ultrasounds. Best wishes...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is really best to talk this over with your friend. A due date can be up to 2 weeks after the actual due date and the baby is still born at...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Kathy, Every pregnancy is different so you may go into spontaneous labour next time. You need to be really sure of your dates so that you know ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, It can be sometimes difficult to work out your due date if you have just stopped the pill. The period that you had may have been a pill induce...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, If your baby is checked by ultrasound late in pregnancy as to its size it is really on an approximation. Your baby will continue to grow but i...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, If you have had a baby before you will have runs of contractions late in pregnancy but this does not indicate that the birth is close. More th...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Kristi, A baby is always best left in the uterus until it is ready to be born. If you do induce it earlier you may need more intervention than ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Sarah, The show or mucous plug tends to be thicker and may have old blood in it which is different to the normal vaginal discharge. Sometimes y...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, If you have weaned your self off this medication then the small dose that you were taking in early pregnancy will have no ill effects on the p...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is very common to have one - two weeks difference between scans and dates. When they estimate your due date it is only an estimate and the ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, I can understand your fears as you do tend to know what you are in for. You are at an increased risk of bleeding again this birth but if your ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008