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Hi, Everything that you have described sounds very normal and to be expected late in pregnancy. The baby’s head is engaged which is what the...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, Try not to worry just yet. You are still in the morning sickness phase of the pregnancy. Soon this will ease and your appetite will return. ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There are many changes that occur in your breasts during pregnancy and size is just one of them. Try not to worry too much. Talk to your healt...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, It is advisable not to try to lose weight when you are pregnant. The best thing to do is to try not to gain much weight as the baby will be ab...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, You experience many changes in your breasts during pregnancy. The size of your breasts does not indicate if you will provide enough milk for t...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is no real reason to wait except for dates. This may not seem an issue now but it can be when you are pregnant. If you do not want to wa...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is no reason not to treat the pregnancy as normal. Flying is fine. You may need a repeat scan later in the pregnancy to check the positi...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Maddy, Every pregnancy is different. Don’t worry if you are getting some signs then this is great. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, Congratulations. If you have no underlying illness or problems with your other pregnancies then this is fine. If you are worried about anythin...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Kylie, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early C...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Lisa, If you are a week overdue and are normally regular with your cycle then you can do a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant it should show u...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Nannette, You may either be having twins or you may have conceived during a longer cycle so the pregnancy is less far along than you had expect...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, Lavendar oil is safe to use later in pregnancy. Some essential oils are not recommended in the first trimester of pregnancy. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is a one percent chance of falling pregnant when using the pill and this is usually when it is not taken as recommended. If you are ill ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, The discharge in pregnancy is usually a bit more than usual. Try not to worry too much, if you have had a similar experience with your last pr...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Sam, Early ultrasound scans can be a bit difficult to determine sometimes. A baby’s heart does not start beating until 6 weeks so I am no...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Agnes, Try not to worry too much as this test can be inaccurate. Your clinic will request a more comprehensive test that involves a special die...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to Leanne, the nutritionist on our Panel, or ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, Try not to worry about this too much and if you do want to breast feed it is advisable to try. You need to check you iron levels as this can a...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, Essential oils are fine for use in later pregnancy. Some oils are not recommended in the first trimester. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Amanda, Try not to worry at this stage. The differences in the dates are only a week which is nothing at this stage. You may notice some signs ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, You may be a little busy to notice the subtle movements just yet. See how you go over the next week or so and the movements should become more...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Melissa, If it is clear or milky then this is fine. The vaginal discharge is usually increased during pregnancy but if the discharge is smelly ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, During pregnancy your metabolism is faster so you can experience more perspiration in certain areas. This sounds fine. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, This condition occurs from an increase in a hormone called relaxin that is present in late pregnancy. It is not the baby opening your pelvis b...

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Hi Maddy, I understand that this can be very worrying. The good news is that your baby is usually very well protected in the early weeks. If your ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Brooke, Feta cheese is fine during pregnancy. Here is a link to healthy eating in pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/lif...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Angel, Yes this can occur in pregnancy due to the extra pressure on your blood vessels. They will fade after the pregnancy. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to ensure that you maintain some exercise during pregnancy so that you lower the risk of injury to your back. Also try to remember to...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, If the bleeding is vaginal and you have had a check up and a scan where everything was checked then you can continue with everything as normal...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009