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Hi Liss, This problem can be quite tricky to sort out and it tends to follow if you have had it in a previous pregnancy. Try to follow what the do...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am very sorry for the loss of your daughter. It must be very hard to experience pregnancy again and to be antici...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Sam, Please talk to your local hospital about your care as quite often there are differing circumstances. Some women are given the Ok for most ...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Kellie, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to see a specialist as you may need to have some treatment. See your GP for a referral. ...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Mari-shell, It does sound like a coincidence doesn’t it. If you think there may be an intolerance or allergy you could pop into see your...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Linda, It is never too early to teach good sleeping habits. If you settle her in your arms or at the breast she will look for this comfort when...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Tess, If you are not getting satisfaction from your GP try getting another doctors opinion, take him to the eye and ear hospital if you are in ...

Answered: 08 May 2008
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Hi Rebecca, If your pregnancy is uncomplicated you will hopefully have a normal birth. You will be checked for signs of problems during your pregn...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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HI Carissa, Thank you for your enquiry. The occurrence of an extra lobe in the placenta is quite common and will cause no problems to your pregnan...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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HI, Paracetamol is safe to take as directed during pregnancy. This should provide some relief. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 May 2008
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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. This can be quite normal and it is nothing to worry about just yet. Over the next few months you should have your ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This can be a very scary time when you are bleeding in early pregnancy. About 1 in 4 pregnancies do result in a mi...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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HI, Thank you for your enquiry. Every area and hospital seem f=to offer various different classes around child birth. Some are through the hospita...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi Emma, Congratulations on the birth of your son. You could try the pelvic floor exercises as these help strengthen and heal the area. If the pai...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Fortunately in the early weeks of pregnancy your baby is very well protected from much of what happens. Your baby ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Water births are great and very effective for pain relief. Try to book in to a birth centre or talk to your local ...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi Angela, It can be very debilitating having hip and pelvic problems during pregnancy. Talk to your Physiotherapist as they may be able to provid...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi Sue, You can continue to feed during pregnancy and even feed both children after the birth of your second. Your body adjusts with out any probl...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi, Cramping period like pain is very common in early pregnancy. You may not experience any morning sickness as some women do get away with out it...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi, It is quite common to get cramping in early pregnancy. You may also need to be checked for a urinary tract infection. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby will not stop moving but the movements may quieten a little before labour starts. You will still notice ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not advisable to insert anything into your vagina. To try to ripen your cervix you can try regular sex as sp...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This discharge that you are describing is a small show which is very common in late pregnancy and it can be a sign...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to have a check up as if you have a fluid leak there is a risk of infection. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Sammy, Here is a link to a site that informs you of the breed of fish to limit during pregnancy. It is great to eat fish during pregnancy. http...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is rare to bleed continually during pregnancy but it does happen and you can still have a normal healthy baby. ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Kat, Thank you for your enquiry. You would not be very well at all if the placenta was in danger of abruption so it wouldn’t be that. Som...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, You can dry it gently with a cotton bud after the bath. Otherwise it is just left and it will dry out on its own. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Leonie, You can dry it gently with a cotton bud after the bath. Otherwise it is just left and it will dry out on its own. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your enquiry. The best indication that you may have a premature labour is lots of bouts of painful regular contractions ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008