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Hi Angie, More than likely your baby has descended a bit further into your pelvis in readiness for labour and birth. Hopefully you will go into la...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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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, 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, Tender nipples are very common in early pregnancy and nothing to be concerned about; unfortunately it is another thing to endure. However, if ...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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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, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

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, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

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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 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 Katrina, I know that it can be really hard to suffer a miscarriage and to have a second seems unbearable. However this is sometimes part of pre...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Belinda, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Jodi, I am guessing baby is on formula and that’s how it is the reaction has been diagnosed without any testing. You don’t mentio...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Jodi, I am guessing baby is on formula and that’s how it is the reaction has been diagnosed without any testing. You don’t mentio...

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Hi Fiona, No I wouldn`t recommend using those medications either. This is not about getting her to go to sleep, it is because she associates sleep...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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, 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, Strep B is a normal vaginal flora that is present in about 75% of all women at sometime. It is not anything that you catch or anything that is...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Tina, Recently there have been a few research studies related to urine testing in pregnancy. All of the studies concluded that the routine test...

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