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Hi Kate, These are all really big decisions and they really have to be decided between you and your partner. There are for and against sides to al...

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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 Neelima, It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up to check if there are no long term problems with the wound or the area. If everything ...

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Hi, This may be from hormonal changes from coming off the pill. Wait until you have missed a period and then check if you are pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Huzna, The presence of this antibody is quite common and it does not usually cause any problems during pregnancy. You may have the levels check...

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Hi Laura, It does not necessarily indicate that you will need a caesarean. If you go over 32 weeks you have a good chance of having a vaginal birt...

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Hi There, If Caitlin is on 3 bottles of milk a day it is possible that this is interfering with a range of things. I would recommend seeing a f...

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Hi Vicki, I would make that switch sometime from her 1st birthday onwards. You do have to be careful with milk as it can fill them up and displa...

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Hi There, often eating is one of the things that drops off when little ones are unwell and it sounds like you will have all been under a lot of s...

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Hi Parker, good work, you sound like you have done really well! Really, you can take any recipe and alter it to suit your needs, instead of sugar...

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Hi Marianne, Every baby is different, and while reflux does seem to be a common condition in babies, there is no guarantee that your baby will hav...

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Hi Stef, It can be common to have a couple of miscarriages. However, if you do have three or more miscarriages in a row you need to have further t...

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Hi, Yes it can be a bit different during pregnancy usually from the changes in your hormone levels. If the sensation continues you may need ot hav...

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Hi, Congratulations! One cup of tea per day is fine but if you do want to cut out all caffeine you need to have decaf. Runny eggs are fine. Here i...

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Hi, It really is far too early to work out if it is anything long term. If you are getting strong pain in that area when the swelling increases it...

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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. It is normal to lose a little weight early in pregnancy and not to gain too much in the first 20 weeks and the...

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Hi Helen, It is common to get a bleed around 3 weeks as the scar heals and the scab lifts off the wound. If the bleeding settles and is not smelly...

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Hi, These days Vitamin K tends to be almost routine. There are no real side effects to the drug and it does prevent a serious problem (bleeding in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It is very common to feel stretching and some cramping in early pregnancy as the ligaments stretch. If there is no bleeding and it is not seve...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Usually the medication is really the only thing that will actually stop the itching. Otherwise you can try pinetarsol products that can ease t...

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Hi, A show at the end of pregnancy is a sign that your body is getting ready to go into labour. The labour can take sometimes up to a week or more...

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Hi, It is possible to get a leak in the bag and then for it to repair itself. Usually it is from somewhere behind the baby and not at the front of...

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Hi Tania, It can be frustrating and stressful when to you things just aren`t right and yet you are being told there is nothing that can be done. ...

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Hi Renee, You could try this link www.birthinternational.com/product/equip/be001.html Or you could enquire locally through the antenatal clinic ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Varicose veins are quite common in pregnancy, especially in the vaginal/pelvic region. There is not really much treatment available for them b...

Answered: 15 May 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, Most pregnancies are very close to 40 weeks or 41 weeks. Try not to get too anxious that the baby is ready to come otherwise it can be a long ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kayhla, This product is not mentioned in any SIDS literature. I would hold off purchasing this. A flat head occurs in most babies at a young ag...

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Hi Melissa, This is a sign of increased fluid. It is very normal in late pregnancy. Try to raise your feet when you are sitting down and this shou...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Marinela, This should be nothing to worry about but you should have a quick check up with your GP. Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abn...

Answered: 15 May 2009