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Hi, Pregnancy can upset your bowel from hormone changes and also the baby getting in the way. You usually start to feel movements from 20 weeks an...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Cramping in the early weeks of pregnancy is normal. If it is not associated with bleeding and is not severe pain then this is fine. Best w...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicole, I have attached some information on night terrors for you. It`s ok to suggest resettling techniques but they need to be applied for all...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Kate, These are all really big decisions and they really have to be decided between you and your partner. There are for and against sides to al...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Faiza, You will need to try to add calcium to your diet so try a small amount of cheese with a cracker which may be more palatable. You really ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are a good sign of a healthy pregnancy. If they do become painful it is advisable to have a check up. Where only a 60% chance of...

Answered: 01 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: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, This may be from hormonal changes from coming off the pill. Wait until you have missed a period and then check if you are pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Huzna, The presence of this antibody is quite common and it does not usually cause any problems during pregnancy. You may have the levels check...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Laura, It does not necessarily indicate that you will need a caesarean. If you go over 32 weeks you have a good chance of having a vaginal birt...

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Hi Stef, It can be common to have a couple of miscarriages. However, if you do have three or more miscarriages in a row you need to have further t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, In pregnancy your discharge does increase and it can be thicker from the hormone changes. If it is offensive or green you need to see your GP ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Katie, You may need to have a check up as you may have a urinary tract infection or similar that needs treating. If nothing shows up this pregn...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Yes it can be a bit different during pregnancy usually from the changes in your hormone levels. If the sensation continues you may need ot hav...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is fine. You can start to have a small amount of colostrum present from only a few months of pregnancy. You can use this to gently rub in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Congratulations! One cup of tea per day is fine but if you do want to cut out all caffeine you need to have decaf. Runny eggs are fine. Here i...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This stretching is from hormonal changes in late pregnancy. Physiotherapists treat this condition and provide a brace to help support the pelv...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, If you have had a full normal period and had no sex after this then you are not pregnant. If you think that you may be pregnant do a home preg...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. It is normal to lose a little weight early in pregnancy and not to gain too much in the first 20 weeks and the...

Answered: 22 May 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, Any smoking in pregnancy does damage to you and the baby. Try to stop as soon as you can so that the baby can grow and be healthy. There are s...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It is very common to feel stretching and some cramping in early pregnancy as the ligaments stretch. If there is no bleeding and it is not seve...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Usually the medication is really the only thing that will actually stop the itching. Otherwise you can try pinetarsol products that can ease t...

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, A show at the end of pregnancy is a sign that your body is getting ready to go into labour. The labour can take sometimes up to a week or more...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Varicose veins are quite common in pregnancy, especially in the vaginal/pelvic region. There is not really much treatment available for them b...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, She really needs to be seen by a pediatrician to sort her condition out. There is a preparation that can be given to soften the bowel movement...

Answered: 15 May 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 May 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if you are in a difficult situation. You need to visit your GP and tell them of your concerns. They can refer you and your hu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Lauren, You may have an irritable uterus that is causing you some discomfort. If you are sure of your dates then you are 24 weeks and the baby ...

Answered: 15 May 2009