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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is best for you and your baby that the baby is born close to the due date. There are many problems that can oc...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have smoked and drank during pregnancy then your baby is at risk of having complications associated with t...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be carpal tunnel syndrome that is caused by the extra fluid in your body after giving birth and also whe...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to try to get someone who is able to help you at short notice - what about a school friend of you...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The PAP smear is not as accurate when you are pregnant so it is best to wait. Don`t worry it is very quick and ea...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am not too sure what your doctor is describing. You can have fibroids in your uterus that do not usually cause ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is not unusual to have some longer term problems with your perineum after giving birth and they do tend to set...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is safe to have dental work done during pregnancy and it is best to sort out any problems with your teeth. X-r...

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Hi Michelle, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be related to pregnancy but it may not. If you have had a viral infection recently this can aff...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you did have a traumatic time with your first pregnancy and birth but all pregnancies are differe...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 18 weeks and some women do leak this colostrum. This is no sign ...

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

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Hi, This feeling that you are experiencing may be due to the position of the baby at the moment. The discharge does sound like the normal dischar...

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Hi, It is very safe to continue to feed during pregnancy and you can even feed both children without any complications to you or the baby, your b...

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Hi Helen, Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumer/pregnancy.asp Usually tinned fish is safe...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There is a lot of evidence around today that suggests that urine testing in pregnancy does not provide any proof ...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are usually some great pregnancy classes that discuss all of this and more that are done through your local...

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Hi There, I would have to suggest that you pop in to see either your GP or a dietitian on this one. Given the medical nature of this disease ...

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Oh crikey, you poor things to have gone through all that once would have been enough! I think in many ways you have hit the nail on the head usin...

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Hi, That`s not necessarily an easy question to answer (esp as I`ve no idea how old he is). My first thought is that it would be important to talk...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can develop stretch marks on your abdomen during pregnancy and you can also get some rashes that are itchy. I...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing problems with your pregnancy. Bleeding in early pregnancy can lead t...

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Hi, Early pregnancy is a difficult time and the hormonal changes cause a variety of symptoms in everyone. Your headaches can be treated with para...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is very normal and to be expected during early pregnancy especially. Try to talk to your GP about it and the...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The first test is quite inaccurate and can pick up women who do not actually have a problem. The second test is m...

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Hi, Pregnancy causes varying symptoms in every woman. You may not have these feelings but you may have some other symptom or you may have nothing...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am not really sure what you are describing - it may be indigestion or it could be due to the position of the ba...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Cramping in early pregnancy is very common and does not necessarily indicate that there may be a problem. Try not...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are attending a public hospital for your pregnancy care and the ultrasound is for medical reasons it shoul...

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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Many women now days are pregnant when they are older. There is an increased chance of genetic abnormalities and y...

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