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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It may be advisable to get a second opinion or even visit an obstetrician for advice. It may need a specialist to ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby’s birth weights are usually around a similar size but girls are usually a bit lighter than boys. Y...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Endometriosis can affect a woman’s fertility and it is related to fibroids. The fibroids do not cause infert...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are experiencing this regularly you need to have a check up. If it was a one off it could be related to som...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, There can be many reasons why a toddler refuses food, if it is something that has been ongoing since he was an infant you may like to chat to ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Its sole destroying when they won’t eat and get their nutrition, its easy for us to say it’s a phase but often it doesn’t he...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Kristen, Yes so you have a double whammy with milk and egg. Well done that you are breastfeeding, that is one of the best things for him. At...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, I can give you all the instructions to follow our settling program and it has great success but some how I think you could do with some one on...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Linda, Thank you for your enquiry. Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumer/pregnancy.asp ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very unlikely that you have caused any problems for your baby. You need to always check with a pharmacist be...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The severity of this condition does vary and if you have only recently been diagnosed then you must have developed...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to see your carer for a check up. The swelling is fairly common in late pregnancy and can be difficult to...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can get a second opinion so ask the midwives who you can see. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi Briony, Thank you for your enquiry. It is always better to treat an infection during pregnancy with safe antibiotics rather than get too sick a...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Try not to worry too much for now. See how the movements go over the day. Sometimes the patterns can change. Best...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A low lying placenta can grow up to a much better position as the baby grows. You will have an ultrasound in the n...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi There, It tends to make things a bit tricky with just one allergy let alone a few. I am just wondering if you are asking about soy and soy for...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi Kirsty, Thank you for your enquiry. Pregnancy tests are usually quite accurate and with the symptoms that you describe it does seem as if you m...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Paracetemol is safe to take during pregnancy. If you are thinking of taking a medicine during pregnancy, always ch...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi Jane, Thank you for your enquiry. Most babies do not fully engage when it is after your first. This usually happens in early labour so yes it c...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, I am very sorry for your loss. Your body will take about six weeks to get back to its pre-pregnancy state. The hormone may stay present for a ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to see your GP and to be referred to a haematologist who can advise you on your treatment and care during...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is a shield that is available to put inside your bra during pregnancy to assist in pulling out the nipple &n...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi Rachel, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if everything is being done to check that your baby is not developing any major problems. If t...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, I hope your friend appreciates what a good friend you are, in trying to get information for her. It sounds like she has had some worrying time...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi Audrey, Thank you for your enquiry. There is an increase in the incidence of autism when the father is over 50 but it doesn’t necessarily...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if your body is getting itself organised to go into labour very soon. Try not to get too tired, get p...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Please contact your local hospital and enquire about preparation for parenthood classes. You can start your pelvic...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The amount of sleep that you need is individual. Everyone has different needs some more and some less but the aver...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi Liz, Thank you for your enquiry. I hope that you have been advised to take folic acid supplements for at least the first 12 weeks of the pregna...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008