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Hi Peta, There are a great many little ones about who aren`t able to or choose not to consume dairy products and do just fine. As you say the tri...

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Hi Lana, Offering baby smaller but more regular meals is likely to reduce the `load` at any one meal time. The main thing to keep in mind is his ...

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Hi Leigh, sounds like you have a toddler who is very much enjoying dinner times with you. Ideally this question would be best suited for an early...

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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

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Hi, As you are quite early it is best that you contact your midwife or your local hospital as you may need a check up. If your baby is going to be...

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Hi, Your chances of conceiving are the same as everyone else. Occasionally women who have had a few terminations do experience problems with their...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Sometimes that baby can position itself quite low and it can cause discomfort. It does not indicate that the baby will come early. There is al...

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...

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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 type of bleeding in pregnancy is very normal and as the baby grows the size of the bleed will become insignificant. At 10 weeks there is ...

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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 did answer this query last week but I ma not responsible for posting on the site so I am not sure what happened. Antibodies develop in the m...

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Hi, If you have had some niggles and they have gone then you more than likely will go into labour around your due date. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Jun 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...

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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...

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Hi, You can sleep on your belly for as long as it is comfortable for you. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Megan, That`s great that you have at least the root of the issue, now like you say it is a matter of sourcing good supportive information. CMP...

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Hi Jasmine, I am glad that you have taken your daughter to the doctors, though it doesn’t sound as though your doctors are giving you the an...

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Hi, More than likely you will have plenty of notice. Usually with a second birth you can get delayed dropping off the other child so it adds time ...

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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 ...

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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...

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Hi Jules, This can happen sometimes and it is just bad luck. However, you need to do lots of pelvic floor exercises to strengthen that area. This ...

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Hi, It is best that you visit your GP for a check up. You may need some mild medication to ease your discomfort. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, It is not unusual to have periods of less movement at this gestation. Try lying down and having a cold drink to see if you can feel any flutte...

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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. As the baby grows it will run out of room so will have to head down towards the pelvis. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Nicole, There tends to lots of varying information about the development during pregnancy. Try not to worry too much as the measurements may ha...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Robyn, There can be a few reasons why a toddler has a distended belly, often it is quite normal as their tummy muscles aren`t well developed. ...

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Hi Suzi, A big congrats to you!!!! Most research out now tends to encourage a diverse diet during pregnancy as it may help avoid allergies in i...

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Hi, It is always better to try for a vaginal birth as it has fewer complications for you and your baby. However, you need to contact the hospital ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, You probably need to visit your GP for a check up. They can prescribe stronger medicine that should help relieve the swelling. Best wishes...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009