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Hi Sammy, An ultrasound is normally recommended around 19 weeks so that the baby is a good size for the examiner to see the baby really well. The ...

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Hi Carly, It is advisable to see your carer for a check up or visit the local hospital. It may be hormone related but you still need to be checked...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am really sorry for your loss you must be going through a very difficult time. Please talk to your local hospita...

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Hi Elise, The most common form of treatment is ensuring that the mother does not get too dehydrated. They are usually admitted and put on a drip f...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. It is advisable to see your GP for a check up and an ultrasound...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi Paula, Thank you for your enquiry. An irritable uterus can occur at each pregnancy but it also may not. You are at an increased risk of having ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2008
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Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to try to find some yoga in pregnancy classes as they offer some great positions and bre...

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Hi Bec, It is advisable to see a physiotherapist and to try yoga for pregnancy. This can be very beneficial. Warm baths are great during labour as...

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Hi Reidena, Thank you for your enquiry. Sometimes that measurement of your uterus can be inaccurate, especially if it is your third child. You may...

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Hi Alyssa, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby could be getting in the right position for the birth but the best indication as to when it will b...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Anti D injections are given routinely in pregnancy for Rh negative women and also at each sensitising event (such ...

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Hi Sarah, It is advisable to see your carer for a check up. The baby should have more than 10 movements per day and it should have even more when ...

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Hi Nadia, Thank you for your enquiry. Some women do experience morning sickness throughout their pregnancy and this is normal for them. The headac...

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Hi Elena, Thank you for your enquiry. This can happen during pregnancy due to the extra pressure you have on your body. The condition will ease af...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does not indicate that the baby will be born early. The baby may even come out of the pelvis as it still has th...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are several glucose tests that can be done during pregnancy. Some are longer than others. Please ring your d...

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Hi Donna, Thank you for your enquiry. Raspberry leaf tea or tablets can be quite effective in assisting a woman to labour more effectively. There ...

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Hi Melissa, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are experiencing painful regular cramps then it is advisable to seek medical attention. Otherwise i...

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Hi There, It is reasonably common that some bubs take a little longer to take to solids, which is just fine; it is a bit of a case of ‘le...

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Hi Katrina, Thank you for your enquiry. It does depend on who is looking after your pregnancy. If you are going to a specialist they will advise y...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you are getting ready to go into labour but it is not established yet. It is advisable to go for a...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If this is your second pregnancy your baby may not fully engage until you are in labour. If it is starting to go i...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Alley, It is advisable to be fitted properly for a maternity bra. This can be done at many major department stores. Maternity bras tend to use ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The discomfort you are describing maybe related to your bowel due to the changes during pregnancy. Once you have h...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This may have happened after your first caesarean as the scar healed. The scarring on your uterus may have caused ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your breast milk is supplied on demand. So if your son is not feeding on the breast to demand more milk to be prod...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Nikki, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are experiencing painful regular tightenings you need to visit your local hospital or your carer for ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The tightenings may be your body getting organised to go into labour but it is not labour yet. Labour is when you ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Every pregnancy and birth is different but sometimes you do experience similar symptoms. If you are being induced...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your period may return to a regular cycle from now on but everyone does experience different things so it may be ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008