Questions tagged due date

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Hi Maysaa, This can be quite difficult to work out but you are still very early so an early ultrasound will be able to quite accurately predict yo...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Heather, Yes this can happen especially in late pregnancy. It can be quite painful but it will soon subside with a bit of rest. It will cause n...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi Peggy, You would know by now if you have listeria. It is a type of food poisoning and you would notice it. Here is a link to safe foods in pre...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, It is still considered to be at term if your baby is born up to 2 weeks after the actual due date. It is also at term if the baby is 2 weeks b...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi H.F, This is very common after you have had one child. You can have several runs of contractions and then everything disappears. Try not to wor...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi, You may have an irritable uterus where the uterus niggles a bit at times but then settles down. More than likely you will go into proper labou...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi Nikki, It is very common to be fed up but your due date is really only an approximation and the baby is still considered at term when it is bor...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi, In most women the baby engages from around 36 weeks. It can also be called the lightening as the baby lowers into the pelvis and reduces press...

Answered: 22 Jul 2008
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Hi, From what you have described everything sounds great. It is good that the head is down and starting to engage. If you have an unreliable cycle...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi Mel, If you have always had regular periods and you are sure of your dates then this is what you should use. Talk to your carers so that you ar...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi, You can travel up to 36 weeks (4 weeks before the due date). Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi, You most likely have an infection. You need to see your GP as soon as possible for treatment. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi Tracey, If your pregnancy is continuing as normal then there is no affect on your baby. If you have a 35 day cycle this will add 7 days to your...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, You could check at your local hospital if they have a birth centre where you have a much lower level of intervention and natural labour is enc...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, You need to go back to the clinic where you were immunised and discuss any possible implications with them. They will be able to advise you of...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, I am sorry I am not sure what dates you are giving me? Can you explain this a little clearer? I need first day of last period dates. Best ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, If you were having regular periods before you were pregnant then your dates are the most reliable. Otherwise an early ultrasound is also quite...

Answered: 22 May 2008
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Hi, Sometimes you can experience an implantation bleed in early pregnancy and sometimes this can be mistaken as a period when in fact you are alre...

Answered: 15 May 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can try some yoga for pregnancy. Sitting on the floor with your legs crossed in front of you can also help. Re...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Chantelle, Pre eclampsia is more common in first children. The fluid may just be a symptom of pregnancy. You could try to do some regular exerc...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your enquiry. Not many babies are born on their due date, most are born in the week before or the week after. If you ha...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Libby, No matter what her corrected age is it is never too early to teach good sleeping habits. Sleeping in the bouncer will create sleep asso...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Shannon, Thank you for your enquiry. If you had regular periods every 28 days and were not on the pill your dates are the most accurate. If you...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Cathy, In the majority of cases the contractions will start first. These may be only very mild and 10 – 15 minutes apart. You may then ta...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Reidena, Thank you for your enquiry. Sometimes that measurement of your uterus can be inaccurate, especially if it is your third child. You may...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi Alyssa, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby could be getting in the right position for the birth but the best indication as to when it will b...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your period dates are the most accurate way to check your due date. If you have a longer cycle it can increase you...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You could try to get in earlier by getting them to call you if there are any cancellations and you can come straig...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Every pregnancy and birth is different but sometimes you do experience similar symptoms. If you are being induced...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The most reliable check of your due date is the first day of your last period. If you know this date you will be ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008