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Hi, It sounds like you have hemorrhoids. This is quite common during pregnancy. They can be treated with medication available at your pharmacy. Yo...

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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...

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Hi, If you are getting painful regular cramps you need to have a check up. If it is irregular then it tends to be more pre labour type cramps that...

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Hi Elexia, This can be worrying to be exposed to possible illness during pregnancy. However, you can be reassured that your baby is well protected...

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Hi Jodie, If you have had a labour before your next labour will be quicker and with fewer complications but if you are having your baby’s fa...

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Hi, If you have severe morning sickness you may need to be hospitalized for treatment. They can treat you with intravenous fluids and medications ...

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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...

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Hi, This could be related to some stretching of ligaments of your uterus that is being pulled when you sneeze. The cyst that you mention may be an...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to contact your local hospital or midwives clinic for a referral to a Social worker. They are able to sort lots of things out for you...

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Hi, I am unable to help you here. Please see your Early Childhood Health Clinic. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Emi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Earl...

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Hi, If you think that you may be leaking amniotic fluid you need to visit the hospital for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. If they become strong and regular you may be in labour so you need to notify the hospital. Best wi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Nikki, Try not to be too concerned and I know it is annoying but it will settle soon. You can try drinking hot water to settle your stomach. Ot...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are experiencing some pre labour tightenings. This can happen and it will all help once labour actually starts. Try to stay...

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Hi Lisa, Bitter lemon contains a small amount of quinine. It is not advisable to consume quinine in large amounts during pregnancy. The amount in ...

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Hi Ros, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre. ...

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Hi, From what you have told me it seems fine to try for a VBAC. You should attend your antenatal visits or go to an alternate health care professi...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, In early pregnancy you can feel bloated and be aware of stretching pains. This is very common and to be expected. Best wishes, Alex

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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...

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Hi, Your body can react to how you are feeling and if you are not comfortable it can affect how birth and labour are progressing. You need to rela...

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Hi, You may have hemorrhoids. You can treat them with medication available at your pharmacy. They may get worse during the birth but will soon set...

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Hi, Yes there are many hormonal changes during pregnancy. You can lose hair from your head and gain it in other areas you can also have noticeably...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you had a fast labour with your first you may have a similar experience this time. It`s more than likely will not be faster than 2 hours. ...

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Hi Casley, You are at a greater risk of SPD occurring again but if you see a physio before pregnancy and during pregnancy it may not become as sev...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your question to your Early Childhood Health Centre or GP. ...

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Hi, Bloating is normal in early pregnancy. Some women do show earlier than others and it could be from a build up of fluid or weak tummy muscles. ...

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Hi Martina, Pelvic pressure tends to be quite common in late pregnancy and an extra hormone is produced about now that also helps loosen all your ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, In early pregnancy you can have this problem. It should settle as you enter the second trimester. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Natasha, Many women have cysts on their ovaries. You need to be aware of it and find out how large it is. You may need to have regular scan to ...

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