Questions tagged miscarriage

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Hi, You are at the same risk of miscarrying as you were with your previous pregnancy. Hopefully this pregnancy will continue and it is fine for yo...

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Hi, It is best that you try to talk to someone about how you are feeling. You may need to visit your GP who can refer you on to counseling service...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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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. ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Generally you can wean your little one from formula from 12 months. This is more so if your little one is eating a full, healthy and v...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is vital that she goes to sleep on her own so she is not looking for you comfort or presence when she wakes on her light sleep later. Babie...

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Hi, Lots of things can contribute to a sudden change but you can definitely use the 6 to 12 months techniques again he will probably respond reall...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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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...

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Hi, If you are still grieving for your loss it is perhaps best to talk to a professional about it so that you can start to heal and not be angry a...

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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

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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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...

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Hi, It might be best to direct your feeding question to your Early Childhood Health Centre, or local Breastfeeding Clinic, where they can give you...

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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 Pat, It is important to try to let your body heal and it takes at least 6 weeks for everything to get back to a pre pregnant state. Try to buil...

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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...

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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 Nicola, This is fine. Your breasts leak at night as this is when the hormone that produces the milk is at a higher level. They probably will co...

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Hi, You should have had a blood group and antibody check when you first fell pregnant. This will tell you if you have any antibodies present. If y...

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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 Jodie, There is an increased risk of a placenta attaching on the scar after a caesarean birth but placentas usually are located high in the ute...

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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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Hi, Weight gain in the first 20 weeks is minimal and some even lose weight. The majority of weight is gained after 20 weeks. Spotting during pregn...

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Hi, My specialty is dealing with babies` sleep issues. It`s probably best to direct your question to Alex the midwife on our panel, as she has lot...

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Hi, You can try regular swimming and walking and perhaps a regime that is developed at your local gym. Pregnancy is not a time to lose weight but ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, It is now routine to offer anti D injections during pregnancy at vital stages. IF you have missed an injection you need to have a blood test t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Brooke, It is really too early to worry too much about your baby’s position. It can continue to move around a lot up until around 36 week...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Sian, You probably need to have a check up. You may have an infection that is causing the bleeding. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi M, It is very common to have cramps in early pregnancy. You may just have to wait another week or two to see if the discomfort settles. If it c...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009