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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a home pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant your periods will return again very soon. ...

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Hi, It is best that you try to talk to someone about how you are feeling. You may need to visit your GP who can refer you on to counseling service...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Ros, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre. ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Trust me you won`t be alone in feeling like you found out after the matter, still babies are very hardy. That`s great that you are on...

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Hi, If you are still grieving for your loss it is perhaps best to talk to a professional about it so that you can start to heal and not be angry a...

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Hi, In early pregnancy you can feel bloated and be aware of stretching pains. This is very common and to be expected. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 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 Kel, Try not to be too concerned about your weight. If you are eating a healthy diet then you should be fine. Sometimes when women are overweig...

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Hi, Yes there are many hormonal changes during pregnancy. You can lose hair from your head and gain it in other areas you can also have noticeably...

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Hi, Your iron levels may be low. It may be worthwhile seeing your GP soon for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Karen, Try not to be too concerned about your weight. Try eating a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water. Sometimes if a woman is overweigh...

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Hi Pat, It is important to try to let your body heal and it takes at least 6 weeks for everything to get back to a pre pregnant state. Try to buil...

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Hi Casley, You are at a greater risk of SPD occurring again but if you see a physio before pregnancy and during pregnancy it may not become as sev...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre or GP. ...

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Hi, Bloating is normal in early pregnancy. Some women do show earlier than others and it could be from a build up of fluid or weak tummy muscles. ...

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Hi Martina, Pelvic pressure tends to be quite common in late pregnancy and an extra hormone is produced about now that also helps loosen all your ...

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Hi Jodie, There is an increased risk of a placenta attaching on the scar after a caesarean birth but placentas usually are located high in the ute...

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Hi, In early pregnancy you can have this problem. It should settle as you enter the second trimester. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Natasha, Many women have cysts on their ovaries. You need to be aware of it and find out how large it is. You may need to have regular scan to ...

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Hi, Weight gain in the first 20 weeks is minimal and some even lose weight. The majority of weight is gained after 20 weeks. Spotting during pregn...

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Hi, My specialty is dealing with babies` sleep issues. It`s probably best to direct your question to Alex the midwife on our panel, as she has lot...

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Hi, You can try regular swimming and walking and perhaps a regime that is developed at your local gym. Pregnancy is not a time to lose weight but ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Lying on your back can be uncomfortable and cause dizziness later in pregnancy. Best wishes...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kylie, This may be related to the pregnancy or you may have a stomach upset. If it is related to pregnancy it will improve if you only eat regu...

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Hi, It is now routine to offer anti D injections during pregnancy at vital stages. IF you have missed an injection you need to have a blood test t...

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Hi, Your daughter needs to have some blood tests. She should have some routine pregnancy blood tests. They will check her liver function that may ...

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Hi, If you are breast feeding your periods can be irregular. If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test. Breast feeding...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi M, It is very common to have cramps in early pregnancy. You may just have to wait another week or two to see if the discomfort settles. If it c...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Karen, This is very common in late pregnancy. If the baby’s heartbeat improved quickly when you changed positions then everything is fine...

Answered: 22 Feb 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: 22 Feb 2009