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Hi Rebecca, There are no specific exercises only to have lots of regular exercise so that you are ready and able to cope when labour starts. B...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Kelly, Thank you for your enquiry. You should be fine to go swimming but try to swim somewhere clean so that there is no risk of infection of y...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Sue, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are experiencing a normal healthy pregnancy, there is no reason to need an ultrasound. Most doctors rec...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not really advisable to take herbal preparations during pregnancy as there is no real standard doseage. You ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. In early pregnancy your baby is very well protected and it will not be affected by colds or flu. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi Carmen, Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out, almost worse when you have a good eater and now how easy it can be. Its hard ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi There, If this has been a bit of a pattern and isn’t something new, then yes sounds like it wouldn’t hurt to talk to a paediatric s...

Answered: 29 Apr 2008
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Hi There, From what I understand the S26 Gold is one of the more popular ones, but to be honest in Australia and NZ the manufacture of formulas is...

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Hi Liza, You are good friend! Yes, have a look at the tip sheet I did on gluten intolerance for Huggies, it has some good web links at the bottom...

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Hi There, It sounds like you might be best talking with a speech pathologist (paediatric one), they are fabulous with swallowing and feeding. Oft...

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Hi Karlie, Yes it can be really scary when they react to a food. You can do a couple of things, firstly you could get a referral for testing, pop...

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Hi There, Sounds like it might be a good point to ask to be referred to a paediatrician for further testing, if you are having problems with solid...

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Hi There, It really is a case of `leading a horse to water` to be honest. Sounds like you have already done a great job at getting her back up to...

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Hi Renee, Babies are very unpredictable and change routine at the drop of a hat. Try following our settling program it offers clear sensible rout...

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Hi Belinda, Find a good paediatrition to help you if you are not getting satisfaction, ask friends or your GP if they can recommend someone. Wrapp...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. At 34 weeks your baby may stay in the breech position for the birth. However, there is a technique that your docto...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Sally, It does sound as if you have had a few problems with your other births but try to think positively and every pregnancy and birth is diff...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It can take several months to fall pregnant after stopping this type of contraception as it takes a while to get o...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Courtney, Here is a link to safe eating during pregnancy. Fresh salad is fine but if it is sitting for a time then it is not advisable. http:/...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi MSP, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Heal...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Kellie, Thank you for your enquiry. Your menstrual cycle occurs in order to get pregnant. Once you ovulate and the egg is fertilised (conceptio...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Corrinne, Thank you for your enquiry. A baby that is born before 20 weeks is classed as a miscarriage. Technically it is called a fetus. If you...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Roxsy, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to request this at the hospital and you also may need another adult to look after her when you and ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The feelings that you are experiencing is from the rapid hormone changes that occur in your body in early pregnanc...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is fine to continue to breast feed your daughter for as long as she wishes. You can feed a newborn and an older...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You will still need to be monitored for signs of scar rupture but otherwise you will be able to have more vaginal ...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Megan, Thank you for your enquiry. All of your symptoms sound typical during pregnancy. Bleeding, however, need to be checked out so you need t...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Susan, Thank you for your enquiry. You will be very pleasantly surprised with your next experience of second stage (pushing). Once you have had...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Carol, Thank you for your enquiry. Fibroids can cause some discomfort during early pregnancy but then can settle as the baby gets bigger and th...

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

Answered: 22 Apr 2008