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Hi Megan, He would be fine to go into a bed now and you will be able to purchase safety side rails from a baby store no problem. You could also le...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Nicki, 3 hours is a long nap, what you need to keep in mind is that children thrive on routine and having boundaries set for them. A regular ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is his sleep association and to change this you would need to teach him to sleep independently. Our It`s Time To Sleep controlled comfort...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you are breast feeding you will need to use a mini pill as the combined pill is not compatible with breast feeding. You will need to visit ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is difficult for me to say what may be happening. It is advisable to wait for a few days and if there is no sign of a period do a pregnancy...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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 ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 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: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, If you wan to increase the supply in one side you need to feed more often from that breast. You can offer that breast first when the baby is h...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It all looks great, its so nice when your bub tucks into a good meal. On the issue of sodium (salt), if you are offering baby a whole-fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Teagan, It sounds to me that your best advice would be to do what is best for you and your bub. A happy, rested mum, generally is a happy famil...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Lisa, 5 months is a good time to start! I love avo as a starter for bubs, it has a similar composition of fats to breastmilk and is a lovely fo...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Liz, I think in your question lay the issue; there are quite a few unanswered questions. Personally, I believe in cases where you aren`t sure o...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Katrina, You certainly don`t want to be trying to resettle a baby in pain. Try to get the wind problem under control, but also keep in mind tha...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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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...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009