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Hi Kathy, Every pregnancy is different so you may go into spontaneous labour next time. You need to be really sure of your dates so that you know ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Kathy, I feel that you may have received a bit too much information for now. Try not to worry about all the possibles for now and just see how ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, It can be sometimes difficult to work out your due date if you have just stopped the pill. The period that you had may have been a pill induce...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, I am sorry that you are experiencing problems. The hospital may be looking at your history and are probably aware that you went into labour sp...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Teressa, It is always best to try to let your body go into labour naturally. IF you were late with your first then you will probably be late wi...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, This is very common after birth and you need to be very vigilant about doing your pelvic floor exercises. After about six weeks everything wil...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Solids can appear such a simple thing, then once you get started all these questions arise. From 5-6 months when you start off with ju...

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Hi Kelly, I can understand why you feel confused; reflux is a difficult condition to understand and it can present in lots of different ways. It s...

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Hi Emma, If you were to follow a feed/play/sleep routine then he would sleep and when he wakes you feed and then play and then watch for tired sig...

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Hi Vicky, Firstly talk to your health nurse or GP about relieving the wind pain. Wrapping baby can also help with this. The way you can tell if ba...

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Hi, If you were to follow a feed/play/sleep routine then he would sleep and when he wakes you feed and then play and then watch for tired signs an...

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Hi Michelle, This can sometimes happen and you may continue to bleed on and off for the pregnancy. The blood that you are losing is your blood and...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, You need to work out the first day of your last menstrual period. This will tell you when were fertile. You are usually fertile around 14 days...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Tiffany, Everything that you have described sounds normal at 34 weeks. The baby will start to get a little quieter and the movements will be on...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Ann, If you have stopped drinking and smoking everything should be fine with the baby. Many women are not aware that they are pregnant in the e...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, This tends to be hospital policy or doctors preference. It is usually fine but you need to check with your hospital or doctor. Best wishes...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Jessica, Everything sounds pretty normal. In the early days a few tablespoons of baby food wont be sufficient to fill her up so solids wont in...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Beth, Yes I have heard of this, firstly just check on the ingredients panel if the rice cereal has any other additives, if it does consider swa...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi There, Sounds like you have a very knowing little chap! You could try very slowly altering the ratio of pear to other foods until it gets down...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months so I would stop the wrapping and try some settling techniques instead. If you watch for her tired s...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Michelle, You seem to be doing great. You would ideally be aiming for her big sleep from 7pm to 7am but small steps first. When you put her dow...

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Hi Rosanne, We do recommend that you stop wrapping after 3 months as baby begins to develop more and move around more. Now the warmer weather is h...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, Controlled conforting techniques are very difficult and not for everyone, it takes persistence and consistency and can take up to 3 weeks to w...

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Hi Amy, You may have an underlying viral infection that is making you feel unwell. You may also have developed a form of diabetes in pregnancy tha...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, It depends on what effect the mood swings have on you and what sort of moods you develop. If you are crying a lot and feel that you are unable...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, If you have had a baby before your body will practice going in to labour so you can get runs of contractions, especially in the evening. It is...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, If you have had a baby before you will have runs of contractions late in pregnancy but this does not indicate that the birth is close. More th...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, Pregnancy is counted from the first day of your last period. It is not counted from conception. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Kristi, A baby is always best left in the uterus until it is ready to be born. If you do induce it earlier you may need more intervention than ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Madeleine, This is very common in women who are overweight when they fall pregnant. Your body already has its extra fat supply so the baby uses...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008