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Leann...
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Hi There, I remember what it was like with my first, who I demand fed also, it was a baptism of fire and the conflicting advice seemed to make it ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, My specialty is dealing with baby sleeping issues. It would be best to direct your birth related question to Alex our Midwife, as she will be ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, I am very sorry to hear your news. This is truly a very difficult decision for you and your family. A congenital abnormality is something that...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Michelle, This all sounds to be expected for this condition. The blood that you are losing is your blood and not the baby’s so there is n...

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

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Leanne may be able to offer you some advice, otherwise please consult your Dr, ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately it may happen again but hopefully not as severely as the last time. It is just a matter of wait and see. There are not many medi...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Amy, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Leanne may be able to offer you some advice, otherwise please consult your ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately all babies are different. Some do not wake much and are very settled and most wake at least once a night. It may be a matter of ...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Kylie, It is very common to feel the pulling and stretching of the ligaments in early pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, You really need to talk to your health care professional about the possible risks of continuing the pregnancy and then you should be able to d...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, It is always best to try for a natural birth as the complications for mother and baby are much lower than with a caesarean. If your local hosp...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Naomi, You are at a greater risk of having your baby early but you still may carry to term. It can depend on the degree of your condition as to...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, A baby born with Downs Syndrome will have lower set eyes, unusual creases on their hands and feet and a slightly protruding tongue. They can a...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Melissa, Now that`s a new question, nutritionally you might question her transition through textured food. As a bub she may not have moved f...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Genna, It is mostly best for mother and baby to try to have a vaginal birth. It is really important for you to try to prepare your perineum for...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Lynnette, It might be best to direct this questions to your Early Childhood Health Nurse. She will be able to take a look and offer advice. ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, I am not really sure if there may be a problem. They may wish to organise the ultrasound as this is usually attended at 19 weeks. Try not to w...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, There are increased risks of bleeding after the birth with the more caesareans that you have. There can also be problems with the placenta dur...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Helen, IF the cervix does thin this is really only a sign of labour but it is not definite. Your doctor is being precautions and trying to give...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Sheri, This is really bad luck. Please visit your GP to organise some more effective pain relief as you will need it in the short term. They sh...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Mel, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Chi...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Nina, This can be very uncomfortable and difficult to manage. Talk to your GP about what may be available for you. There are some stronger medi...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, Please visit your GP for a check up. The baby will move at least 10 times per day. Discuss your concerns with them and they may be able to off...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, This is just the baby moving around the uterus and sometimes being in an uncomfortable position. It may be touching your cervix which can caus...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, Raspberry leaf tea can be taken as a tablet or in a tea form. It can be beneficial in preparing your body for labour and also helping the labo...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Sherri, If you feel that you have a leak in the bag that is holding the baby it is advisable to seek medical advice. It can be a source for inf...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi There, Oh yes I see you have a bit of a challenge to ensure your diet meets not only your little ones needs but also yours which will with brea...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Rachael, I have to say that allergies are one of those areas that are difficult to put your finger on. Yes by all means it could be the sunscr...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009