Questions tagged labour

Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Essential oils are fine for use in later pregnancy. Some oils are not recommended in the first trimester. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Helen, You still need to treat the thrush. I am unable to predict how far along you will get. The labour could commence at any time. You need t...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, You should find that both breasts produce the same amount of milk if you feed from both equally. Many women with small breasts feed very succe...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Melissa, If it is clear or milky then this is fine. The vaginal discharge is usually increased during pregnancy but if the discharge is smelly ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, During pregnancy your metabolism is faster so you can experience more perspiration in certain areas. This sounds fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Your midwife is right. It is probably pre labour and this can go on for a couple of days before labour actually kicks in. Try to get some rest...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, Any restricted diet is tough and even touu are the cook. I would strongly recommend talking to a dietitian (over any other nutrition sp...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, I think I may have some helpful sites for you on this one! One allergy is hard but multiple is tricky so I understand your concern. Ne...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Rebecca, It might be a good idea to see a paedatric speech pathologist (most hospitals can refer you or you can find some in the yellow pages)....

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Kristy, If you are seeing the same midwife each visit then it is a better indication of the baby’s growth. They will be able to tell you ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Brooke, Feta cheese is fine during pregnancy. Here is a link to healthy eating in pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/lif...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, You need to ensure that you maintain some exercise during pregnancy so that you lower the risk of injury to your back. Also try to remember to...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, If the bleeding is vaginal and you have had a check up and a scan where everything was checked then you can continue with everything as normal...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, It is very common to feel cramping and stretching in early pregnancy. You may also be feeling the changes in your ovaries in early pregnancy a...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Rebecca, It can be very uncomfortable in late pregnancy, especially with other children to care for and being a bit older. Try to hang in there...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Ang, Having an anterior placenta does not carry any extra risks. Most women having their first babies start to feel movements at around 20 week...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

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: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, Yes usually by 9 months bubs will be able to cope with lumpy food and finger foods. By 12 months they should be away with most foods. ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Tasha, Sounds like you are both going great. Around now there are a few new things you can start to offer such as natural unsweetened yoghurt...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, It can get tricky when a little one has a reaction to a food, I am just wondering if baby is able to tolerate low-lactose foods? If yo...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi, It is lovely to hear that you are giving your friend so much support. I’m sure she really appreciates it, especially as this is somethin...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Maree...
Answer:

Hi Elise, It would seem you have tried so many recommended ways with no luck. I would definitely have him check to reassure you that their is no m...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Sometimes when the baby’s head engages you may feel a bit lighter in the tummy as the weight of the baby has shifted into your pelvis. M...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, If this is not your first baby(s) then it is fine for the baby’s head not to be engaged. The baby’s head does need to be down and ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Alicia, If there is a risk that your baby may have congenital problems then you need to decide if you are going to have further tests to confir...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, The clip is usually removed by a midwife before you are discharged from hospital. If you are on early discharge the midwife will look at it wh...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Please read the information on the packaging of the product and if nothing is mentioned then it is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. IF there is any discomfort or the discharge is green you may need to h...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, It is great that you have had the bleeding checked and it seems that a clot has formed behind where the baby has implanted. This may cause ble...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009