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Hi, A placental abruption is very rare and usually there is not much warning. It tends to be an urgent and sudden occurrence where the woman exper...

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Hi Tracy, There is a multiple births association that is fantastic for providing lots of information and support for parents of twins or more. The...

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Hi, It is very normal to worry about the health and well being of your baby. Try not to worry too much; your midwife is probably being more cautio...

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Hi, This is very common in later pregnancy and it is just your body getting ready for the birth but it does not indicate that it will be early. It...

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Hi, You should really have a check up with your GP or midwife. You may have a blocked duct in your breast. If it becomes infected you will need an...

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Hi, It is really great that you are getting everything organised and planned. I really hope that everything goes well and you are able to have a v...

Answered: 08 Jul 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...

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Hi, It may be worthwhile visiting your GP for a second opinion as they may have knowledge of your previous illness. It may not be pregnancy relate...

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

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Hi, Sometimes when you are a bit older and pregnant you can feel a bit more tired and have a few more aches and pains. From what you have describe...

Answered: 08 Jul 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...

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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 Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

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Hi Rene, You tend to find that breastfed bubs will need more frequent feeds. Just how many feeds over 24 hours varies hugely from one baby to an...

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Hi, Nice to hear from Dad for a change and very happy to help you where ever I can. Firstly I can enlighten you as to what`s happening here, your ...

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Hi, It is possible but you will have to find a health care professional who is willing to let you try for a vaginal birth. Your risks of complicat...

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Hi, A baby’s heart rate is regarded as normal if it is between 120 and 160 beats per minute. It is often slower when the baby is at rest. Th...

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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 is something that is on the outside of your cervix and should not affect the pregnancy at all. You may experience further mild bleeding d...

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Hi, This does sound like a bit of the plug. You should really contact your midwife or local hospital for a check up. It may not indicate that anyt...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, Now is a good time to work out what sort of care you want for your pregnancy. You can enquire through your local hospital what services are av...

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Hi, Now is a good time to work out what sort of care you want for your pregnancy. You can enquire through your local hospital what services are av...

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Hi, Strep B is a normal vaginal flora that is present in about 75% of all women at sometime. It is not anything that you catch or anything that is...

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Hi, This means that the baby is about 2/5 into the brim of the pelvis. The baby is starting to engage but is still more at the top. This is great,...

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Hi Tina, Recently there have been a few research studies related to urine testing in pregnancy. All of the studies concluded that the routine test...

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Hi, Usually second time around everything is a lot straighter forward. Your body has experienced labour and birth and it seems to know what to do....

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, As you are quite early it is best that you contact your midwife or your local hospital as you may need a check up. If your baby is going to be...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Sometimes that baby can position itself quite low and it can cause discomfort. It does not indicate that the baby will come early. There is al...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009