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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a home pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant your periods will return again very soon. ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is best that you try to talk to someone about how you are feeling. You may need to visit your GP who can refer you on to counseling service...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Trust me you won`t be alone in feeling like you found out after the matter, still babies are very hardy. That`s great that you are on...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, From what you have told me it seems fine to try for a VBAC. You should attend your antenatal visits or go to an alternate health care professi...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to try to remember your dates as this is the best indication of how far along you are. You can have an early ultrasound that can be u...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Kel, Try not to be too concerned about your weight. If you are eating a healthy diet then you should be fine. Sometimes when women are overweig...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Your body can react to how you are feeling and if you are not comfortable it can affect how birth and labour are progressing. You need to rela...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may have hemorrhoids. You can treat them with medication available at your pharmacy. They may get worse during the birth but will soon set...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Yes there are many hormonal changes during pregnancy. You can lose hair from your head and gain it in other areas you can also have noticeably...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Christie, If you fall ill you need to see your GP for a check up. Otherwise it should be fine there is very minimal risk to you or your baby. ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Your iron levels may be low. It may be worthwhile seeing your GP soon for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Pat, It is important to try to let your body heal and it takes at least 6 weeks for everything to get back to a pre pregnant state. Try to buil...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, You should have had a blood group and antibody check when you first fell pregnant. This will tell you if you have any antibodies present. If y...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Bloating is normal in early pregnancy. Some women do show earlier than others and it could be from a build up of fluid or weak tummy muscles. ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Natasha, Many women have cysts on their ovaries. You need to be aware of it and find out how large it is. You may need to have regular scan to ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Courtney, You may need to see your GP or midwife as you may have a small hernia that is causing you discomfort. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, They are at an age where you can talk to them and you know they can understand so you need to make it very clear what you need to happen. You ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Kylie, This may be related to the pregnancy or you may have a stomach upset. If it is related to pregnancy it will improve if you only eat regu...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Everything sounds great and to be expected. This does not indicate that the baby will be born early. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you are breast feeding your periods can be irregular. If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test. Breast feeding...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Brooke, It is really too early to worry too much about your baby’s position. It can continue to move around a lot up until around 36 week...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi M, It is very common to have cramps in early pregnancy. You may just have to wait another week or two to see if the discomfort settles. If it c...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Rob, Having a problem with the shoulders with your first birth is not really an indication for a caesarean birth next time. It is always prefer...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Mel, You need to have a check up with your GP. It may be nothing but it is best to be sure. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kristy, It is fine to continue to breast feed during the pregnancy and you can even feed two children of differing ages very successfully once ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, In early pregnancy there are huge hormone changes as your body adapts to the pregnancy. The placenta has not formed and is not functioning so ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test. There is a chance that you may have been fertile and possibly be pregna...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Your body may be getting ready to go into labour. Many of these symptoms are related to late pregnancy. The numbness in your arms is related t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kelly, You need to look after yourself during the pregnancy and eat well and exercise regularly. You have a good chance of having a natural bir...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, This sounds fine. Try not to be too concerned about your weight. As long as you eat a healthy diet and get some regular exercise you should be...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009