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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This can happened in early pregnancy and is due to the rapid change in hormone levels. It may happen again if you...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It can be difficult waiting for labour to begin when you are overdue. You carers are trying to do the best thing...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During pregnancy your kidneys may not filter as effectively as they can normally and this can lead to you showin...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are risks and benefits of taking this drug during pregnancy and it is a matter of weighing up both as to t...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can contact the hospital at any time to discuss your concerns and they will discuss with you the best time t...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby is very well protected from these type of viral illnesses in pregnancy. In your first pregnancy it is ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Jessie, Thank you for your enquiry. About an hour from hospital is fine, especially if you are having a healthy pregnancy. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry but I am unable to predict where the bleeding came from or what caused it. Please talk to your carers...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are many changes that happen during pregnancy with your body and your hormones. Every woman has different ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi there, As I read your post my first thought was to remove the toddler formula, given he is probably about 12 months now, but then I see th...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi J, Well done for your GP to even consider reflux, it’s great to hear, as a lot of times it isn’t- simply because signs can be so v...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, I am happy to help. That’s great that so far everything seems fine as you are decreasing the Losec. I agree you don’t need to go ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, It makes it really hard to implement any settle program when baby has been so ill. I would only suggest you speak to your doctor about any se...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Nicole, Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry but I am not sure what you may be describing. It is probably best to contact your carer or hosp...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It may be best to discuss your fears and concerns with your carer so that you can decide if an epidural may be th...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you may need to consult a lactation consultant who will be able to assess your situation and prov...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. With subsequent pregnancies you quite often appear to be much bigger earlier. Sometimes however you can develop p...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Natasha, Fluid retention tends to happen later in pregnancy. This is a side effect of pregnancy as you do retain more fluid during pregnancy t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. In subsequent pregnancies you can have runs of contractions that feel like labor is starting but then they disapp...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A baby`s heartbeat is normally between 120 - 160 beats per minute so this sounds great. If you have had a large b...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During pregnancy it is very safe to continue having intercourse. Sometimes it may become more uncomfortable due t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sleeping positions during pregnancy depends on your comfort. Sometimes sleeping on your back can make you feel di...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Morning sickness is one of the symptoms of early pregnancy. In most cases your body will cope as it is only short...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your enquiry. If you want to take a supplement during pregnancy then it is advisable to take one that is suited to pre...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Dear Jo, It would be scary thinking you might travel down that path again. The best advice I can give in this limited format is to learn about yo...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Dear Amanda, Are you tired? Do you get a lot of time for yourself? Do you spend lots of time with your husband? Are others telling you that you are...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This sounds fine. Don`t be too concerned about weight during pregnancy and try to eat healthy foods and not too m...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi Silvana, Here is a great website that offers safe foods for pregnancy and breast feeding. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. With subsequent children your uterus can have `runs` of contractions that disappear as quickly as they started - ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007