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Hi, A show at the end of pregnancy is a sign that your body is getting ready to go into labour. The labour can take sometimes up to a week or more...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It is possible to get a leak in the bag and then for it to repair itself. Usually it is from somewhere behind the baby and not at the front of...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Anita, Just to reassure you, the current findings in regards to solids is now suggesting that the rise in allergies in developed countries may ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Megyn, there are a few things I would look at, firstly, see if you have a little man who just simply wants to leap to finger foods. Offer him ...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Renee, You could try this link www.birthinternational.com/product/equip/be001.html Or you could enquire locally through the antenatal clinic ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Ch...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Melissa, It is best that you talk to your carers bout what options may be available to you. It is always better for the mother and baby to try ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Diarrhea or fluid loss is not considered normal during pregnancy. You need to see your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Mel, Your baby probably has what is called ‘intra uterine growth retardation’. This cause of this condition is generally unknown bu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, You could try doing some regular exercise such as walking or swimming as this can assist sleep. It is also good for muscle pain. Yoga during p...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Mandy, Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a six year old who is showing signs of coming out of it, but only glimpse...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Its very normal for toddlers to be fussy, but when you say not eat, I am wondering just to what extent you mean. If you little one is ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Well done for tracking the culprit down. One question worth posing is if there is a dose issue. So for example, can your toddler eat f...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes it should be fine, while regular sour cream is high in fat, just a little bit on occasions would be fine. Such dairy products are m...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Its interesting to see now that research is suggesting that reactions to rice can be just as severe if not worse than those to cows&rsqu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, I think it is always important to follow up on any concerns (and particularly to trust your instincts). Even though your GP is happy with your...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, These sorts of exercises are great during pregnancy. It is good to try to use these muscles during pregnancy as they help strengthen your back...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Danni, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early C...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Tania, It is really up to you when you start to try for another baby. If you are breast feeding this may affect your ovulation so it may take a...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Any medications need to be checked with your pharmacist or GP during pregnancy. SO please check with them. Warm baths are fine during pregnanc...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Kellie, Sometimes there are sleeping difficulties during pregnancy. You could try to get some regular exercise such as walking or swimming and ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Lower abdominal cramping and bloating is very common in early pregnancy. If it is not severe and there is no associated bleeding then it is fi...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes indeed there are a number of mechanical issues that can affect a little ones ability to chew and swallow food. To this end there ar...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi There, Sorry to hear things are upset again. Sounds like you have tried really hard to enlist good help but sadly this hasn`t worked well for ...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, It sounds as if you are having a tough time. The headache may be related to your condition. Try to drink as much water as possible so that you...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Pap smears are not usually recommended during pregnancy because they can be inaccurate. However, at 5 weeks it has a greater chance of finding...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Belinda, You need to discuss your options with your medical health professionals. They may be able to offer some other forms of pain relief, su...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Jasmine, Sometimes a baby will regress to try you out they liked it the old way! Keep up the settling and use the techniques as soon as baby sh...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi There, One allergy can be hard, let alone mltiple, but at least you have the culprits determined. Generally egg yolk iswell tolerated, but tri...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi There, I am guessing that as your toddler can tolerate small amounts of dairy that he has a lactose intolerance, which iseasier than a cows` mi...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009