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Hi Elaine, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s probably better for you to direct this question to Maree, check her...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Miss Sampson, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see ...

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

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes it could be the shape of your pelvis that is causing the babies not to turn but you must have adequate room fo...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your enquiry. Not many babies are born on their due date, most are born in the week before or the week after. If you ha...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to check that your iron levels are normal, otherwise everything should be fine. Try to get as much rest a...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are unsure about your pregnancy you need to discuss your concerns with your GP as soon as possible. In earl...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Kerri, There is a few things I think useful, so topically something like the Weleda Calendula cream for baby’s, it is petrochemical fr...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Nicolette, Thank you for your enquiry. The placenta is the large saucer shaped organ that helps feed your baby during pregnancy. It is usually ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. As many as one in four pregnancies miscarry in the early weeks so this may be what is happening to you. If you are...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Hazel, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are concerned it is advisable to visit your carer or local hospital for a check up. A baby’s mo...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are routine injections of anti D that are given to RH negative women during pregnancy. She will be advised b...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Natalie, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton hicks do start to be felt around this time and you may be more sensitive to feeling them. Try not ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Liz, Yes there is a bit of a myth about childbirth and women have many different experiences during childbirth and some are not too good. It is...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Pam, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Ce...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Karen, Well you have both had a tough start and I am sure you must be aching to just get to that plain sailing point! 60mls doesn’t s...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi There, Yes nutrients are good for you but in the right levels. Water soluble vitamins such as B and C are reasonably non-toxic because bein...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Belinda, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months so it would be great if you could stop, try a sleeping bag instead. It would seem the dummy...

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Hi Cindy, Every woman experiences are different and you may have nausea very soon. Some women do not get any signs of morning sickness and this ca...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Amy, Thank you for your enquiry. It is fine to get a massage but always inform the person who is doing the massage so that they can advise the ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Karen, Thank you for your enquiry. This is an unusual situation that you are in and I am sure that your doctors will try everything that they c...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Kim, Thank you for your enquiry. The blood test for syphilis is called a `VDRL/RPR and TPHA`. `VDRL` means `Venereal Disease Research Laborator...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Donna, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are used to a lot of exercises then you r body can tolerate a higher level during pregnancy. It is re...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Leigh, To me it sounds like you have covered all the bases, I would have said the same re water and dilution. There can be other reasons why ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health C...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Denise, Thank you for your enquiry. The strip and stretches can work and it does sound like a good option in your case. This labour more than l...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy and childbirth. Please direct your sleep related questions to Maree, your feeding questions to Leanne, or...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008