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Sarah...
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Hi Deb, This is one of the most common causes of bleeding in pregnancy. The problems may continue or it all may settle and the pregnancy can conti...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, Cramping is very common in early pregnancy. It is to be expected but strong cramping and bleeding is not normal and needs to be checked. B...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Ella, More than likely your body will miscarry naturally. You may get some stronger cramps and heavier bleeding and then it will settle and the...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, Pregnancy is counted from the first day of your last period. It is not counted from conception. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, Well done on getting your baby diagnosed with reflux, and thank you for contacting our organisation. Zantac has been used for many years an...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, Babies do change suddenly without notice. It may have to do with the way you get him to sleep during the day and at night. If you are not sett...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, You may be pregnant or it may just be signs of your hormones changing in preparation for a period. Try not to get too worried about it until y...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal and should be checked. If you have had a check up and there are no extra signs of problems t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi Cassie, It is fine to have a bath or spa. Make sure that you drink plenty of water so that you don’t get dry and don’t get up quick...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi, Cramping is very common in early pregnancy. IF there is no bleeding then it is treated as normal. If it is causing discomfort you can take par...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi, Just breast feeding alone is not regarded as enough cover if you don’t want to be pregnant again. It is advisable to use another form of...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi Robin, I wouldn`t stress too much. It sounds like it`s just a period when you`re daughter`s showing an interest in books, but going through t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi Chantal, It sounds like she is relying on you to comfort feed and feed to sleep it is hard to break a habit but it is also hard to continue wha...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal and needs to be checked. Please organise a check up either with your carer or through the lo...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Hi Kathleen, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Hi, If you are breastfeeding and on the minipill this is fine. The bleeding that you experienced could have been breakthrough bleeding that can oc...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Hi Kate, Yes bubs can go off their milk for a number of reasons, teething is one of them, also as they increase their intake of solids it can redu...

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Hi Donna, As the lower segment of the uterus forms in the third trimester the placenta will move higher up the uterine wall and the risk of bleedi...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, This result means that you may be in the early stages of pregnancy and if you repeat the test in a few days the result will most likely be a s...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi Hannah, Cramps are very common in early pregnancy and it is not a sign of any problems. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, This is quite common to have a small leak on the edge of the placenta where it is not joined to the uterine wall as well as it should. Sometim...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, All of the pre labour braxton hicks and tightenings help your body prepare for labour. Braxton hicks help improve the blood supply to your ute...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Emma, You would expect your son to be sleeping 7pm to 7am at this age and it may be about this time he could begin to drop the daytime nap. Eve...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi, There is a chance that you will be fertile when breast feeding so an alternate form of contraception is still recommended if you do not want t...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, The bleeding is probably your period returning. This can happen at this time. You can also get break through bleeding on the minipill but this...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Alannah, The normal vaginal discharge in pregnancy is thicker and more ‘creamy’. This is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, Thanks for your question about your 4 month old, good news that the results so far have been positive. It`s always difficult to give a time fr...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Marie, He is telling you he doesn`t want this nap anymore so don`t make a battle out of it, have an early dinner prepared so he doesn`t end up ...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008