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Hi Nicole, There tends to lots of varying information about the development during pregnancy. Try not to worry too much as the measurements may ha...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, Yes this may be pregnancy related but if it persists you need to have a check up with your GP. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, Pelvic pain is quite common in late pregnancy and it is caused by a hormone that is released at this time to soften the joints. Talk to your h...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You really need contraception at all times if you do not want to fall pregnant even if you are breast feeding and had problems conceiving firs...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to check your iron levels as this can sometimes cause dizziness. You need to also ensure that you drink enough water during the day. ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Emma, Ovarian cysts can cause bleeding throughout the pregnancy. Try not to worry about the bleeding for now as long as it is not heavy and you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to see your GP or midwife for a check up as soon as possible. This is not a normal discharge in pregnancy so needs to be checked. ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Suzi, A big congrats to you!!!! Most research out now tends to encourage a diverse diet during pregnancy as it may help avoid allergies in i...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is normal to have some concerns in pregnancy and the further along you are the more relaxed you will feel. Try to eat a healthy diet; here ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your baby is starting to make its way into the pelvis. The pelvis descent is around 5 cm so that is why it is measured this way. Don’t w...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not unusual to have no menstruation as yet. It does not indicate that you are not fertile. Your period will return over the next few mon...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is difficult for me to say what may be happening. It is advisable to wait for a few days and if there is no sign of a period do a pregnancy...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Bec, Cramping is very common in the early weeks of pregnancy. If there is no bleeding then treat this as normal. With eating it may be best to ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your dizziness may also be due to low blood pressure. Try to drink plenty of water to help increase it a bit and always get up slowly when you...

Answered: 15 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: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Morning sickness can continue throughout pregnancy but it usually decreases around 12 – 16 weeks. Don’t worry about it too much it...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Melanie, This feeling is from the increased fluid that is circulating in your system during pregnancy. You need to try to elevate your limbs wh...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It does sound like she may be experiencing night terrors I have attached some information for you on this subject. Cheers, Maree Night Terr...

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Hi, Your pelvis may have some separation at the pubic bone. This can happen in late pregnancy from the influence of hormones that help the ligamen...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, The risk of any damage from this would be extremely rare as the baby is very well protected at this stage. Talk to your GP for further reassur...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is considered as abnormal. You will need to have a check up and perhaps an ultrasound scan. It may settle but it is ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Hayley, Cramps are very common in early pregnancy. If they are not associated with bleeding and are not severe and continual then everything sh...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Huzna, You have developed some mild antibodies. These usually do not cause any problems with the pregnancy. They may check your baby a bit more...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Lis, An increased discharge is to be expected in pregnancy. If it is smelly or green then you need a check up. If you are itchy in your vaginal...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, This means that you have had a bleed around the time of gestation. This does not say why it happened. Try not to worry too much. You have had ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Amanda, Things like this can be a bit different after birth and it does take some months to sort itself out. However, if you feel tha tit is mo...

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, Every pregnancy is different. As long as you are getting one or two signs of pregnancy then this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You have an increased chance of developing problems this time too, however, your symptoms may not be as severe as the first time. You may not ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is always best to find out you are experiencing problems with your pregnancy as soon as possible. However, you will have a scan to check th...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009