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Hi Dawn, It is best to wait another couple of weeks and then repeat the test. The results will be more accurate then. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, It is best that you have a check up either with the hospital or your health professional to be sure. A show usually comes about the time that...

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

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Hi, It is more unusual to have swelling earlier in the pregnancy but it can be related to hot weather or lots of standing in one place. Contact y...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is really best to talk this over with your friend. A due date can be up to 2 weeks after the actual due date and the baby is still born at...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Kelsey, It can seem like a `baptism of fire` the first time around! Re solids, yes until baby is 9 months offer breast before solids, then sw...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Larisa, Allergies can a quite stressful, glad you have managed to track the culprits down though. I think that`s a great idea to offer your s...

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Hi, SIDS do say the risks are reduced from about 5 to 6 months on. Do make sure you make up the cot safely and sleeping bags are also great. Chec...

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Hi, It is best to enquire at your pharmacy for some medication. You usually can’t use a strong treatment during pregnancy so it may take a w...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please seek advice from your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, ...

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

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Hi, It may just be a matter of hospital policy. You could approach the staff specialist for there opinion and to try to get them to allow you to g...

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Hi, Your discharge does tend to be thicker and there is more of it during pregnancy. However, you are more prone to thrush in pregnancy which can ...

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Hi Taryn, It is not advisable to diet during pregnancy but you need to watch what you eat and not to overeat. You can try to reduce the extra weig...

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Hi Peta, Your second and subsequent labours tend to be much more straight forward than your first. Try not to worry too much you should be pleasan...

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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, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please seek advice from your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, ...

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Hi Jodie, Group B strep is a bug that is present in many women pregnant or not. It can cause a very rare infection in babies after birth. For this...

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Hi, This is fine. Here is a link to safe eating during pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life%2Devents%2Dand%2Dfood/pregnan...

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Hi, You may benefit from trying perineal stretching during pregnancy. This should assist with the perineum being more flexible. There are several ...

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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...

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Hi, Here is a link to safe eating during pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life%2Devents%2Dand%2Dfood/pregnancy/ Ham fres...

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Hi Alison, It is best to visit your GP for a check up. If you have a temp of 38 you probably are unwell. The thermometer may also be faulty? ...

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Hi There, Sounds like it may be a good point to look up a paediatric speech pathologist. It can be the case that the oral mechanics of a bubs mou...

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Hi Liz, Whilst it is common for reflux babies to have problems with food there could also be lots of reasons why your son is gagging and vomiting ...

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Hi, Yes I do feel like I`m on repeat play sometimes but every mum and baby are unique and so is their story. He simply does not know how to slee...

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Hi, Keep working with you GP to get the formula under control. I would highly recommend that you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and then use our...

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Hi, Leg cramps are more common in pregnancy. They can be relieved by raising your legs in the evening before bed, eating bananas to increase your ...

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Hi Kathy, Every pregnancy is different so you may go into spontaneous labour next time. You need to be really sure of your dates so that you know ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008