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Hi Amanda, yes, possible just transitory. If he is passing a normal poo, it could just be that he is beginning to become more aware of what is go...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Caroline, That is a difficult question. It’s interesting that you noticed a change when you started taking antibiotics, so that would see...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Paula, The constant vomiting can be very difficult to deal with, although not a lot of people appreciate just how hard it can be. It can also b...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Susan, That is a difficult question. While it is good that she is putting on weight, and is mostly happy, I am really happy to hear that you h...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are doing all the right things, and it’s great to hear too, that you have been able to get your son diagnosed with re...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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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...

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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, 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 Tammy, A spinal block is very similar to an epidural. It carries similar risks and it is also very effective. It really depends on the doctor a...

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, At 24 weeks it is not uncommon for the baby’s movements to be not as prominent at times as the baby can move into a posterior position w...

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, It really is far too early to work out if it is anything long term. If you are getting strong pain in that area when the swelling increases it...

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 Helen, It is common to get a bleed around 3 weeks as the scar heals and the scab lifts off the wound. If the bleeding settles and is not smelly...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Bel, This can happen as your body adjusts. See how you go over the next few months and it should settle. Look for other signs of ovulation such...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Your baby may be born at an above average weight (average being 3.5kg). This is not unusual and nothing to worry about. Babies grow very quick...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, These days Vitamin K tends to be almost routine. There are no real side effects to the drug and it does prevent a serious problem (bleeding in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Kristy, No this will have no ill effects on your baby. Look after yourself and try to get over it as soon as you can. Best wishes, Alex

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, It is possible to get a leak in the bag and then for it to repair itself. Usually it is from somewhere behind the baby and not at the front of...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Yes you do need to talk to someone as soon as possible about how you are feeling. Start with your GP who should be able to refer you to an app...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, You can visit your GP for some possible medication to ease the discomfort. Otherwise the stockings should help and also raising your legs when...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes that`s very normal, tummy upsets can not only take a few weeks to get over, but also set up some negative associations with food. ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, In fact most animal breastmilk has similar levels of lactose, so goats milk will still be reasonably high in lactose. As your little o...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Tracey, Yes, certainly if you are continuing with formula you could swap over to a toddler formula. You may also find that moving onto smooth...

Answered: 22 May 2009