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Hi Maureen, Many companies do not recommend the use of the tablet during pregnancy. Talk to your GP for advice as there may be one that is safer t...

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Hi Melissa, It can be very difficult to cope with a cold during pregnancy as there are not many medications that are safe to take. Keep taking ant...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi Rebecca, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, If you have weaned your self off this medication then the small dose that you were taking in early pregnancy will have no ill effects on the p...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, This may be just part of pregnancy but with your history you do need to have a check up. The baby is still quite premature so needs to stay in...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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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: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi Loulou, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Leanne, the Help Panel Nutritionist may be able to offer some advice. Or...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Yes it can be common that bubs make negative associations to things that happened while they were sick, such as particular foods and as...

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Hi, All children are different, so it is entirely up to you and your child if you want to try giving her a tablet. I have heard of children under ...

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Hi, It is always very hard to cope with bad flu and pregnancy. Unfortunately there are not many really good medications that are fine to take duri...

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Hi, It is common not to put on much weight in the first half of the pregnancy but you will gain more weight after 20 weeks as this is when the bab...

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Hi, This all sounds very normal at this stage of your pregnancy. The movements tend to be irregular and mild cramping is very common and this may ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, If the ultrasound has not picked up any abnormalities then you should think that everything is fine. Sometimes there are fibroids present that...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is safe to assume that it may be just general dry skin and stretching from the pregnancy first rather than thinking of PUPPS. If you have h...

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Hi Lauren, This sounds very normal. During pregnancy your normal discharge tends to be a bit thicker and of a greater quantity. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, You have definitely been through a sad experience and it is still very recent. It is understandable that you are still grieving for the loss o...

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

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Hi, You may have pulled a muscle in your abdomen recently. If there is no cramping then it should be fine. Otherwise if you are worried it is advi...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, The movements can be irregular at this stage of pregnancy as the baby still has lots of room to get into a position where the movements aren`t...

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Hi, It is very common to feel bloated in early pregnancy. If you are not experiencing strong cramping or bleeding then everything is fine for now....

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Hi Carmen, The long term use of this type of medication is not recommended in pregnancy. It is best to try to use them only for a short time when ...

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Hi Michelle, This is unfortunate that your condition was not diagnosed until now but fortunately you will be able to be effectively treated from n...

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Hi Melanie, Sounds like your daughter is very switched on. It’s not easy to give Losec to a baby, but have you tried giving it to her on a s...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very early days for you in the pregnancy. You may need to wait a bit longer before your doctors can tell you...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, You may have ligament pains from stretching that occurs at this time. This will ease over the next few weeks. You also need to be checked for ...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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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 Sep 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please see the nurse at you Early Childhood Health Centre and talk through your...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi Kassie, You really need to discuss this with your doctor. There are many medications that are not advised during pregnancy because of the unkno...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, There is no difference between specialists. All specialists work in the public and private system. If you are covered with private health insu...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, Here is a link to safe eating and foods during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life-events-and-food/pregnancy/ There...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008