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Hi, It is normal for the uterus to contract during an orgasm. This occurs also when you are not pregnant but you may be more aware of this now tha...

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Hi, It is always better to try for a vaginal birth as it has fewer complications for you and your baby. However, you need to contact the hospital ...

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Hi, It is normal to have some concerns in pregnancy and the further along you are the more relaxed you will feel. Try to eat a healthy diet; here ...

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Hi Ema, Try not to use any soaps on your breasts. You can use an everyday moisturizer in small amounts without any problems. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, Your baby is starting to make its way into the pelvis. The pelvis descent is around 5 cm so that is why it is measured this way. Don’t w...

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Hi Fiona, It is very common in subsequent pregnancies to have far more tightenings and to be more aware of the Braxton hicks contractions. It is n...

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Hi, You probably need to visit your GP for a check up. They can prescribe stronger medicine that should help relieve the swelling. Best wishes...

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Hi, If you are breast feeding it is not recommended to introduce a dummy too early. However, if the baby is well established with feeding and doin...

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Hi, It is not unusual to have no menstruation as yet. It does not indicate that you are not fertile. Your period will return over the next few mon...

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Hi Nikkii, Your doctor needs to confirm that you are pregnant. In the early weeks many problems can occur and they need to be ruled out. Sometimes...

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Hi Bec, Cramping is very common in the early weeks of pregnancy. If there is no bleeding then treat this as normal. With eating it may be best to ...

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Hi, You can count the miscarriage as the first day of your cycle, that is, the first day of your period. However, your cycle can be a little longe...

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Hi, Your dizziness may also be due to low blood pressure. Try to drink plenty of water to help increase it a bit and always get up slowly when you...

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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, Morning sickness can continue throughout pregnancy but it usually decreases around 12 – 16 weeks. Don’t worry about it too much it...

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Hi Melanie, This feeling is from the increased fluid that is circulating in your system during pregnancy. You need to try to elevate your limbs wh...

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Hi There, Good question! I personally, believe that follow-on formulas are not required under normal circumstances. If you have got your bub thro...

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Hi There, It can all get a bit confusing can`t it. Firstly, its important to keep in mind that it is the consistency of baby`s growth, so if he ha...

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Hi Tabatha, There can be a stage of food throwing (which can drive you near to insanity) and sometimes if it doesn`t pass quickly having a chat to ...

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Hi Penny, It really sounds like Hallie makes a game out of it all and has taken control over everyone. To change this you and hubby need to take...

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Hi, An overtired baby is harder to settle. Perhaps some allocated quiet time in a darkened room with a low key video would be better than making a...

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Hi Chantal, It`s hard to say exactly why the sudden change but I would strongly suggest you stop the driving to settle him as this becomes a terri...

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Hi, It does sound like she may be experiencing night terrors I have attached some information for you on this subject. Cheers, Maree Night Terr...

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Hi, To be honest she is not doing too bad, it would be great if we could all have a text book baby but it is unrealistic. What is realistic though...

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Hi, Some toddlers are just early risers and you would expect him to still be having one good early afternoon nap at this age and he is going down ...

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Hi, The risk of any damage from this would be extremely rare as the baby is very well protected at this stage. Talk to your GP for further reassur...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. It is from the ligaments that support your uterus stretching. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is considered as abnormal. You will need to have a check up and perhaps an ultrasound scan. It may settle but it is ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may be more sensitive to movements or it may be your bowel movements that you can feel. IT is not usually until around 16 weeks that oyu s...

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Hi, You need to have a check up by the dentist. Sometimes you can develop sensitive teeth and gums due to hormone changes. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2009