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Hi Nay, You really need to have a check up with your local doctor. It may be nothing but it is still worthwhile having a check up. IT is difficult...

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Hi Rachel, This may not be related to the pregnancy. If it continues you need to see your local doctor for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, You may only be experiencing mild symptoms but as long as you have some sign of pregnancy then this is good. At 6 weeks the heart is only just...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, A baby’s heart rate is regarded as normal if it is between 120 and 160 beats per minute. It is often slower when the baby is at rest. Th...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

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Hi, You have exactly the same chances falling pregnant as you did with your first pregnancy and it is the same with a miscarriage. Even though you...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This is something that is on the outside of your cervix and should not affect the pregnancy at all. You may experience further mild bleeding d...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if everything is good with the pregnancy; however, any bleeding in early pregnancy does carry a risk of miscarriage. Unfortun...

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Hi, This does sound like a bit of the plug. You should really contact your midwife or local hospital for a check up. It may not indicate that anyt...

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Hi, Now is a good time to work out what sort of care you want for your pregnancy. You can enquire through your local hospital what services are av...

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Hi Tania, The pelvic pain could be form the position of the baby at the moment – the baby’s legs could be kicking down in that region....

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Hi Tina, Recently there have been a few research studies related to urine testing in pregnancy. All of the studies concluded that the routine test...

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Hi, Your chances of conceiving are the same as everyone else. Occasionally women who have had a few terminations do experience problems with their...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Sometimes that baby can position itself quite low and it can cause discomfort. It does not indicate that the baby will come early. There is al...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, The baby can sometimes position itself quite low but it does not indicate that the baby will come early. Later in pregnancy hormones that are ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It may just be extra fluid that is causing your tummy to bloat. If your previous periods were normal before you fell pregnant then your dates ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, This type of bleeding in pregnancy is very normal and as the baby grows the size of the bleed will become insignificant. At 10 weeks there is ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Tamika, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem w...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

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Hi Tammy, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem wi...

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Hi, I did answer this query last week but I ma not responsible for posting on the site so I am not sure what happened. Antibodies develop in the m...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is not unusual as the baby is starting to rise out of the pelvis and if you are carrying extra fluid then even more so. As long as you ar...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Beck, A blood test will not show that you have miscarried just yet. Try not to worry for now as unfortunately there is not much that you can do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, You can sleep on your belly for as long as it is comfortable for you. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There, yes fish is fine from about around this time onwards. There are a couple of things to keep in mind when choosing which fish to offer. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is best not to take any medication that is not recommended during pregnancy. You need to visit your GP for a check up to see if you really ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Melanie, You will be closely monitored and have further blood tests to check the level of antibodies in your blood. This is an indication of ho...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Simone, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal so you should have a check up. It may be nothing so try not to worry too much. You ha...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009