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Hi Janina, It seems that you are getting good advice. The discomfort that you are feeling is very common in late pregnancy. If you are concerned y...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi, If you are on clexan it does not indicate that you will need to be induced but there may be other things that are found during your pregnancy ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi Skye, It is very difficult for me to determine this especially with your history. Talk to your carers as they may be able to help according to ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi There, It is reasonably common that some bubs while being interested in what you put to your mouth (remembering that ‘the mouth’ to...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi, Yes you must be very mindful of SIDS. Try a sleeping bag and give him lots of tummy time when he is playing so he strengthens his neck. Chee...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi, Try following a feed/play/sleep program and use our patting techniques to settle him. They are all hands on and no leaving baby. This will tea...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi Linda, This can happen if you have had a baby before. Your body is getting ready to go into labour and it will soon. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, You can prepare your breasts and nipples now with plenty of expressing and then rubbing the colostrum into the nipples. This will help you be ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Sam, Your result is a little elevated. The clinic may put you on a special diet where you need to check your intake of carbohydrates. You will ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Kellie, The use of this soap should be fine. The levels that are present in most of these products are very very low. If you are concerned plea...

Answered: 08 Jun 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 Jun 2008
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Hi, You need to visit your local doctor for a check up. They can give you a referral to your local hospital to visit the birth centre or midwives ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, You may have pulled a muscle. See how you go for a day or so and if it is not feeling better see your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, This is very common in pregnancy. Continue to use the ointment and if they are not reduced in size visit your GP for an alternative treatment....

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, This can occur during pregnancy and it will not harm the baby in anyway. You need to be sure to drink plenty of water and to get up slowly for...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, Stress can affect you and the baby but really it is only in the short term. The baby is very well protected in the early weeks so there will b...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, Honey is really fine to eat during pregnancy. Please see this link for safe eating during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/con...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Lynette, 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: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, You could check at your local hospital if they have a birth centre where you have a much lower level of intervention and natural labour is enc...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, If your pregnancy goes further the baby should get into the correct position. If you do go into preterm labour you will need to go to hospital...

Answered: 08 Jun 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, your feeding questio...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Maria, This sound like pre labour and this can go on for a week or sometimes more. Try not to think about it, go for a walk or do something to ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Kyley, You probably need to have a second scan a bit later at around 34 weeks so that the placenta has time to move away. You still have a high...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Dani, 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 Tami, You need to inform your carers so that they are aware. Genital warts may cause a number of problems during pregnancy. Sometimes they get ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi There, Congratulations on your pregnancy. There are a number of very safe protein powders that you can use in pregnancy, but it is ideal to ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi There, I am guessing that you have been advised by a paediatrician regarding the delayed introduction of dairy and wheat? If not I would rec...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi Michelle, You should have a very good chance of having a successful VBAC as your pelvis has been tried before. If the baby is in a good positio...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi Tracy, The injection tends to only work for the time period that it is given and sometimes you need a second lot. The injection helps to mature...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi Jenny, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early C...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008