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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Gestational diabetes is a metabolic disorder and is not caused by the food that you eat. It can be made worse if ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. With subsequent pregnancies you quite often appear to be much bigger earlier. Sometimes however you can develop p...

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Hi Natasha, Fluid retention tends to happen later in pregnancy. This is a side effect of pregnancy as you do retain more fluid during pregnancy t...

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Hi Kristy, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have an accurate period date then this is the best date to go off - you also need to have had regul...

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Hi Krista, Thank you for your enquiry. Early ultrasounds are usually quite accurate at predicting the age of your baby. SO it is wise to try to g...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Usually your body does cope with this type of slight complication. It will not affect your fertility at all. If y...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Blood tests can pick up a positive pregnancy test slightly earlier than a urine test and they are both accurate. ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During pregnancy it is very safe to continue having intercourse. Sometimes it may become more uncomfortable due t...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sleeping positions during pregnancy depends on your comfort. Sometimes sleeping on your back can make you feel di...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Morning sickness is one of the symptoms of early pregnancy. In most cases your body will cope as it is only short...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It can feel very debilitating in the early stages of pregnancy. The good news is that it does not last too long a...

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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your enquiry. If you want to take a supplement during pregnancy then it is advisable to take one that is suited to pre...

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Hi, I can imagine why you are concerned about the possibility of your next bub having reflux. That is a natural response, especially as I presume...

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Dear Amanda, Are you tired? Do you get a lot of time for yourself? Do you spend lots of time with your husband? Are others telling you that you are...

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I understand how you must be feeling - I would suggest discussing this situation with a psychologist so you can feel a greater sense of control. Th...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Folate is recommended several months before a planned pregnancy and the first three months of pregnancy. You can ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This sounds fine. Don`t be too concerned about weight during pregnancy and try to eat healthy foods and not too m...

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Hi Silvana, Here is a great website that offers safe foods for pregnancy and breast feeding. Best wishes, Alex.

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Hi Bek, Thank you for your enquiry. You can try some yoga for pregnancy as this can give some good relief. You may also need to be referred to a ...

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Hi Bianca, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton hicks tend to involve the entire uterus so if it is only in one area it is more likely to be the b...

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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. It is a bit of a `wait and see` time. The ultrasound is quite difficult at this early stage as the baby is very s...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to try to be as healthy as possible prior to pregnancy and if you do fall pregnant you can contin...

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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. Folic acid supplements are safe to take when breastfeeding - you can get some that are specifically for pregnancy...

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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. Your body goes through lots of changes during early pregnancy and everyone is different and can experience differ...

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Hi Kelli, Thank you for your enquiry. The pregnancy screening blood tests happen after you are pregnant unless you have showed up a problem with ...

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Hi Dee, Thank you for your enquiry. An ultrasound scan is checked on averages - your baby could be a bit smaller than average at 7 weeks. Try not...

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HI Megan, Thank yo for your enquiry. Early ultrasounds can be inaccurate at predicting size and dates sometimes as the baby can be difficult to s...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You said that every pregnancy is different and you are right. This baby could be a different sex or it may just b...

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Hi there I suffered from chronic reflux when I was pregnant and found the following helped me. I used to have antacid tablets, similar to mylan...

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