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Hi, A placental abruption is very rare and usually there is not much warning. It tends to be an urgent and sudden occurrence where the woman exper...

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Hi Amanda, It is very common to have a low lying placenta in early pregnancy and there is no reason to limit exercise that you feel comfortable wi...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, You need to use the first day of your last menstrual period to calculate your pregnancy dates rather than the conception date. The conception ...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Tracy, There is a multiple births association that is fantastic for providing lots of information and support for parents of twins or more. The...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, It is very normal to worry about the health and well being of your baby. Try not to worry too much; your midwife is probably being more cautio...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, I am sure that it is fine. Please inform them that you are pregnant and they will advise if there are any extra precautions for pregnant women...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, It may be ligament pain from the uterus stretching or you may have pulled a muscle at some stage. If it continues or becomes worse it is advis...

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Hi, It is very common to have aches and pains in the early few weeks. This is nothing to be concerned about. If you do experience bleeding you nee...

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Hi, Tender nipples are very common in early pregnancy and nothing to be concerned about; unfortunately it is another thing to endure. However, if ...

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Hi, You should really have a check up with your GP or midwife. You may have a blocked duct in your breast. If it becomes infected you will need an...

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Hi, It is really great that you are getting everything organised and planned. I really hope that everything goes well and you are able to have a v...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, This may be ligament stretching or possibly bowel pain. It is very common to feel the odd ache and pain in pregnancy. If it is severe or const...

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Hi, Many medications are not recommended in pregnancy. This is usually because they have not studied the effects on pregnant women of these medica...

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Hi, It may be worthwhile visiting your GP for a second opinion as they may have knowledge of your previous illness. It may not be pregnancy relate...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Jodie, It can be worrying when you experience complications during pregnancy. It sounds as if you are doing everything that you can to ensure t...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, This is a very common cause of bleeding in early pregnancy. There is no placenta until the baby is 12 weeks. If the clot is unchanged then thi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in the early weeks. The uterus is growing and stretching. If there are no signs of bleeding then ...

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Hi Sandy, Measuring of the belly can be quite inaccurate at times and especially at 36 weeks as this is when the baby starts to engage. An ultraso...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, You are at an increased risk of having problems with the placenta, however, more than likely you will not have placenta praevia this time. Thi...

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Hi, Sometimes when you are a bit older and pregnant you can feel a bit more tired and have a few more aches and pains. From what you have describe...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Emma, It is not unusual to feel cramps and stretching pains in early pregnancy. This is nothing to worry about. If the bleeding continues or ge...

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Hi, You can start to prepare your breasts now for breast feeding. You can stimulate your nipples several times during the day and express a small ...

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Hi, There are a few causes of the baby not growing to the size it should for its age. It can be form other conditions that the mother may have suc...

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Hi Emma, It is very normal to feel cramping and aches and pains especially in the early few weeks. If you are bleeding this is not normal and you...

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Hi, Please visit your pharmacy to check for information on medicines during pregnancy. There are many medicines around these days and it is best t...

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Hi Rachae, It`s hard to say why the sudden change but it seems he is looking for your presence. I would try our It`s Time To Sleep settling techni...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Sara, If the cot is still up I would take that down, you will need to be consistent otherwise she will have too many choices. I definitely wo...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Nay, You really need to have a check up with your local doctor. It may be nothing but it is still worthwhile having a check up. IT is difficult...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, You may only be experiencing mild symptoms but as long as you have some sign of pregnancy then this is good. At 6 weeks the heart is only just...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, A baby’s heart rate is regarded as normal if it is between 120 and 160 beats per minute. It is often slower when the baby is at rest. Th...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009