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Hi Hayley, You really need to talk to your health care professionals. There are many reasons for an emergency caesarean. You may have a small outl...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, You have exactly the same chances falling pregnant as you did with your first pregnancy and it is the same with a miscarriage. Even though you...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This is something that is on the outside of your cervix and should not affect the pregnancy at all. You may experience further mild bleeding d...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if everything is good with the pregnancy; however, any bleeding in early pregnancy does carry a risk of miscarriage. Unfortun...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This does sound like a bit of the plug. You should really contact your midwife or local hospital for a check up. It may not indicate that anyt...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, Now is a good time to work out what sort of care you want for your pregnancy. You can enquire through your local hospital what services are av...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Tania, The pelvic pain could be form the position of the baby at the moment – the baby’s legs could be kicking down in that region....

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, Usually second time around everything is a lot straighter forward. Your body has experienced labour and birth and it seems to know what to do....

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Erin, It can seem like such an eternity trying to have a baby and sometimes you can experience problems and delays. More than likely you will f...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, The baby can sometimes position itself quite low but it does not indicate that the baby will come early. Later in pregnancy hormones that are ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, The risks of a vaginal birth after a Caesar are the same if you have had one or two caesareans. However, it is difficult to convince most doct...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Once you feel ready then it is fine. Don`t stress yourself and make sure that you feel up to traveling but the baby won’t mind at all an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It may just be extra fluid that is causing your tummy to bloat. If your previous periods were normal before you fell pregnant then your dates ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, You usually feel movements from around 20 weeks with your first. It will start as a faint flutter and then over a few weeks it will become mor...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Amanda, As the baby gets close to maturity and more so after maturity the placenta can start to not function as effectively. The showing of dep...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Tammy, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem wi...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is not unusual as the baby is starting to rise out of the pelvis and if you are carrying extra fluid then even more so. As long as you ar...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Rubella is a very mild illness and the majority of adults have been immunized so will not get the illness. Shingles is the chicken pox virus s...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Beck, A blood test will not show that you have miscarried just yet. Try not to worry for now as unfortunately there is not much that you can do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Generally you can’t fall pregnant when you are menstruating unless you have a very short cycle. The egg is usually released day 14 of yo...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, You can sleep on your belly for as long as it is comfortable for you. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is really something that you need to sort out with your dentist and your midwife. If it is causing you so much distress you need to revis...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Chantelle, It`s hard to say why the sudden change. Do be guided by tired signs and act on those for her day time nap at this age she would stil...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is best not to take any medication that is not recommended during pregnancy. You need to visit your GP for a check up to see if you really ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Bronwyn, Differences in measurements are quite common in scans. The measurements are based on averages – so if you have short legs in you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is recommended that you have a check up as you may be starting to go into labour. If this is the case your baby is still a bit early so you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Simone, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal so you should have a check up. It may be nothing so try not to worry too much. You ha...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not uncommon to experience cramping in the early weeks. If it has settled and there is no bleeding then it is regarded as normal. Be...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is safe to continue to breast feed as long as you wish. You can also safely breast feed a newborn and an older toddler if you wish. Your bo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009