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Hi, You should mention this to your midwife of doctor. You have weak pelvic floor muscles and need to exercise them many times each day. If you do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Tammy, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem wi...

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Hi, I did answer this query last week but I ma not responsible for posting on the site so I am not sure what happened. Antibodies develop in the m...

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Hi, If you have had some niggles and they have gone then you more than likely will go into labour around your due date. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

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Hi, This is not unusual as the baby is starting to rise out of the pelvis and if you are carrying extra fluid then even more so. As long as you ar...

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Hi, Rubella is a very mild illness and the majority of adults have been immunized so will not get the illness. Shingles is the chicken pox virus s...

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Hi Beck, A blood test will not show that you have miscarried just yet. Try not to worry for now as unfortunately there is not much that you can do...

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Hi, You can sleep on your belly for as long as it is comfortable for you. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, This is really something that you need to sort out with your dentist and your midwife. If it is causing you so much distress you need to revis...

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Hi There, It sounds like you have tried all the usual options and it may be worth chatting to someone about this. I have a fussy eater and it can...

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Hi Sharlene, That`s fab that the book has been helpful, I am really thrilled! You will know my motto by now, `let baby be your guide`. Yes idea...

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Hi There, It is probably the formula, but this is not to say that it is a reaction to the lactose, given you are using a good formula and it is an...

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Hi There, Sounds like you are going great, glad baby has taken off with his solids. Yes, that`s it, let baby lead the way. As long as he is havi...

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Hi Eloise, I hope Charlie is doing well now, I am guessing he has had surgery and it has all gone well! I can recommend a feeding mesh, they are...

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Hi Ruth, Unfortunately, I`ve never encountered the need for a book on delayed language development. As such, I`m not in a position where I can r...

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Hi, Books don`t have to be expensive! At the Huggies Bookclub, we offer free postage and a 10% discount if you`re a Huggies member, plus plenty o...

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Hi Jasmine, I am glad that you have taken your daughter to the doctors, though it doesn’t sound as though your doctors are giving you the an...

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Hi, I am glad that you have been able to get your son’s reflux/allergies diagnosed. When they don’t generally vomit, it can be diffic...

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Hi, Thanks for contacting our organisation. It certainly sounds as though your daughter is uncomfortable and I would recommend you talk to your do...

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Hi, It is essential that she fall asleep independently so when she wakes on her light sleep she looks around and is exactly as she went to sleep ,...

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Hi Michelle, Make sure she is settled awake into the cot and you may want to try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program to settle and for resettl...

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Hi Chantelle, It`s hard to say why the sudden change. Do be guided by tired signs and act on those for her day time nap at this age she would stil...

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Hi, I am wondering how you are settling her when she wakes during the night? She is probably experiencing 8 months separation anxiety at this time...

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Hi, More than likely you will have plenty of notice. Usually with a second birth you can get delayed dropping off the other child so it adds time ...

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Hi, It is best not to take any medication that is not recommended during pregnancy. You need to visit your GP for a check up to see if you really ...

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Hi Bronwyn, Differences in measurements are quite common in scans. The measurements are based on averages – so if you have short legs in you...

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Hi Sherrie, From what you have told me this sounds quite normal. Your baby will not be big but it should be at least 3kg or more which is fine. ...

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Hi, It is recommended that you have a check up as you may be starting to go into labour. If this is the case your baby is still a bit early so you...

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Hi Jules, This can happen sometimes and it is just bad luck. However, you need to do lots of pelvic floor exercises to strengthen that area. This ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009