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Hi, Here is a link to a guide to safe foods during pregnancy, including seafood. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumer/pregnancy.asp Bes...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sometimes in early pregnancy you can have some extra fluid that does show as bloating in some. At 6 weeks it can ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I think that it is advisable to only take one bag into hospital as there is limited room in hospitals. Your baby ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sometimes you can look a bit bloated during early pregnancy. The ultrasound and your dates are the best things to...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If your breasts are so irritated it is advisable that you visit your GP for a check up. The darkening of the skin...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During the first few weeks of pregnancy it is advisable to have the routine pregnancy blood tests attended but ot...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Kylie, It is not really necessary to start expressing milk at this stage. You will really only have colostrums present in your breasts and the...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are present from around 20 weeks and from what you are describing it sounds like Braxton Hicks. With love making you could try ...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi, Try following our settling techniques instead of using the dummy to settle, they will teach him to sleep independently. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Hi Victoria, It sounds like your son has had a bit of a fright with all the noise and excitement at the train station. As parents, none of us ar...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A bicornuate uterus can put you at higher risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy but if you are past this stage t...

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Hi Hazel, You need to go back and recheck your dates. If you had irregular periods before you were pregnant this can affect your due date, as can...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Belinda, Thank you for your enquiry. Paracetemol is safe to take during pregnancy. Otherwise you can talk to your pharmacist for a recommended...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Nicole, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very common to have palpitations of the heart during pregnancy but you need to be checked over to ru...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Tanya, Thank you for your enquiry. It is quite common to feel cramping in early pregnancy. If there is no bleeding then there is no real cause...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You obviously make big babies but it does appear that you have no trouble giving birth so more than likely a natu...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Placenta Accreta is a major complication of childbirth and needs to be closely monitored during pregnancy and als...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Hi Loretta, That’s great you have such a good eater. If you are concerned and if you have noticed a sudden change in her growth rate and d...

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Hi Catherine, Give him some extra tummy time during the day so he can roll himself back again this will pass soon enough. Try our settling techn...

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Hi, SIDS say after 5 to 6 months the risk is greatly reduced, give her extra tummy time during the day to strengthen her neck and rolling is a pa...

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Hi Sharon, Thank you for your enquiry. After about 36 – 37 weeks your carers will start to be concerned if your baby is still breech. They ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Aimee, This condition is a type of anaemia and is usually treated with folic acid. There are many women with anaemia especially after childbir...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Kisha, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have irregular periods it does make it difficult to predict an accurate EDD. If your periods were lo...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is very normal with subsequent children. Try having a warm bath when this happens and also try to correct th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, This is very normal in early pregnancy. It will decrease in the second trimester. If you do experience any bleeding this is not normal and yo...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, This is very common in early pregnancy. If you do start to bleed then you need to see your doctor for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There has been a few studies done on testing urine in pregnancy and it has been found that testing urine routinel...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi Sarah, Thank you for your enquiry. Turning the baby usually is when the baby is breech and it can be turned to head down by a doctor. The post...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your labour may be a bit faster than the first but you will know when the contractions get more painful and are v...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is a small risk that the scar from the caesarean will be stressed and the uterus can rupture but this is ve...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007