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Hi Shanti, It sounds like things are really tough for you and your bub right now. Have you talked to your doctor about it snce he has suggested th...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Sometimes we try so many different things we only end up confusing both ourselves and baby. I know where you are at because I tried all those ...

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Hi Leena, You can start taking the minipill at any time. This pill works on the build up of mucous in your vagina and not on your cycle so it does...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Tracey, It isnt likely that you have a problem with your milk if you havent had one before. What you may find is that during growth spurts o...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Sanjay, Nice to hear from a dad. Demand feeding can become very draining and often it results in comfort feeding because mum can`t tell if bab...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Jan, He may remember what you did last time and this will have a quicker effect. All babies who are able to stand will, my son was 12 months ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Trudy, I`m sorry to hear you`re having a tricky time. I`m afraid my expertise in baby sign language won`t really be of help to working out why ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, At this early stage there is no definite indication that you will need a caesarean. The baby should move at some stage into a better position ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant it is advisable to do a pregnancy test. Many women do regularly menstruate when fully breast feeding. If...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Helen, IF the cervix does thin this is really only a sign of labour but it is not definite. Your doctor is being precautions and trying to give...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Sheri, This is really bad luck. Please visit your GP to organise some more effective pain relief as you will need it in the short term. They sh...

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Hi, This is just the baby moving around the uterus and sometimes being in an uncomfortable position. It may be touching your cervix which can caus...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Michele, This feeling is quite common but you need to try to do lots of pelvic floor exercises to help improve the muscle tone to your perineum...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Paul, Sounds like apart from a tummy upset at times all is going well, well done to you both. It tends to be more common that bubs get a litt...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Generally it is a matter of repetition and opportunity, in other words, offer baby a little formula before a feed, take it away if she r...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, My first thought is a concern about your caloric intake, most commonly `shakes` are low in calories. One of the few times in life where ...

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Hi Paul, Thanks for your question... trying to figure out a baby and their wind can be a curious pastime! You`ll find that there could be a myriad...

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Hi Karls, It can be hard to know when to expect any improvement from medication, although having said that, it is often around a couple of weeks. ...

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Hi Paul, Have a talk to your health nurse or GP on their recommendation for reducing the wind or treatment for colic. It is easy to create unwante...

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Hi Kristy, Even though you have had trouble with your previous births and bad tears it is still preferable to have another vaginal birth rather th...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Jo, It is always preferable to go into labour naturally. If there are medical concerns for the mother or baby for the pregnancy to continue the...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, Try not to worry too much; ultrasounds are not too accurate at predicting birth weight at this late stage. Your first labour and birth sounds ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Nonie, These are sometimes an unfortunate side effect of pregnancy. They will subside after the birth. You can try not standing for long period...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, The longer glucose tolerance test is usually done after a special diet so it may be worthwhile rechecking this – some things are done di...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is safe to take heartburn medication for a short period in late pregnancy. The liquid preparations are usually more effective. Talk to your...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, Well I think your English is just fine, I totally understood your question. I have a friend who gave both her boys breastmilk in a bo...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Becky, Ultimately how much your bub eats will be best determined by your baby. If you think your baby would cope with a little more then tha...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi There, you would find most would suggest solids before formula from 9 months. I am keeping in mind your bub is slight, but as you have said ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Barbara, I think you sound like a great mum, checking in with the changes, of which there have been many even in my few short years as a mum i...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Em, You have asked that million dollar question – it is so hard trying to work out what on earth is going on with our little ones, and wh...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009