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Hi Emily, Firstly try a sleeping bag they are great and you know baby is warm. You would still expect to be offering one overnight feed but for o...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Michelle, These things are all her sleep associations and for things to change your daughter will need to make changes and perhaps with your he...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Bel, Yes breastfeeding and weaning can affect your cycle. See how it goes over the next few months and if it stays irregular you may need to se...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, These sorts of exercises are great during pregnancy. It is good to try to use these muscles during pregnancy as they help strengthen your back...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Danni, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early C...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Engagement is sometimes called ‘lightening’ as it may ease some of the pressure under your ribs – when the baby drops it sit...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, This is a very low risk and you have a very good chance of the amniocentesis results being normal. Try not to worry too much you are doing eve...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Tania, It is really up to you when you start to try for another baby. If you are breast feeding this may affect your ovulation so it may take a...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Taking iron supplements can cause this side effect. It is very common and not any cause for concern. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Melanie, You may have some nerve pressure form the extra fluid that is present in your body. It is best that you visit your GP for a check up a...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, More than likely it is not pre-eclampsia. This condition is more common in first pregnancies and quite often there are no obvious symptoms oth...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Low fat milk is not recommended until the child is 2 years of age. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, You need to talk to your midwife again and ask her to please explain things a bit more clearly to you. Write a list of questions that you are ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Some women can experience more severe ovulation pain after a tubal ligation. If you are not overly sensitive to ovulation cramps then you may ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Bec, At this stage in the pregnancy this enlargement can be present. It may be an indication of a problem with the heart but usually it is diff...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, This condition is from hormonal changes that occur after the birth. It does happen to everyone and it is often different with every birth. The...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes indeed there are a number of mechanical issues that can affect a little ones ability to chew and swallow food. To this end there ar...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, It is common about this age that babies go through a growth spurt and temporarily increase their demand, so it can mean feeding is more ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes indeed flaxseed is great. Ideally look at both whole and ground as they do different things. The whole seeds act as a demulcent (l...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Adalene, While Cheerios are one of the few children`s cereals that are reasonable, they still have a few bits added that aren`t ideal for bubs....

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Sorry to hear things are upset again. Sounds like you have tried really hard to enlist good help but sadly this hasn`t worked well for ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Wendy, Yes formulas can be a bit of a trial and error situation. I do know that Nan are one of the few formulas that have worked on their prote...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are both going well. I am going to work on baby being 9 months because, potentially, by the time you get this she will ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Rebecca, As one mum to another I can totally recommend the Weleda Change Cream, I used it every change and it worked FANTASTIC!!! It`s all pur...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Nadine, Thanks for your question about your current situation; you certainly are not alone as a new mother trying to manage sleep, quiet times,...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Identifying the sex of the baby can be difficult sometimes and it also depends on the skill of the person. If it is really important you may b...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, It could take many weeks to produce enough milk for your baby now and the baby has not learnt to feed from the breast so he would find it frus...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, It sounds as if you are having a tough time. The headache may be related to your condition. Try to drink as much water as possible so that you...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Belinda, You need to discuss your options with your medical health professionals. They may be able to offer some other forms of pain relief, su...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Kim, Yes routines can be hard with infants as they are always changing, just as you get used to one routine another one creeps in. Most bubs ...

Answered: 01 May 2009