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Hi Rob, Having a problem with the shoulders with your first birth is not really an indication for a caesarean birth next time. It is always prefer...

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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 Mel, You need to have a check up with your GP. It may be nothing but it is best to be sure. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi Jodie, Congratulations! Their sleeping arrangement is really up to you and how you think that you will cope. They will sleep through another ba...

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Hi, In early pregnancy there are huge hormone changes as your body adapts to the pregnancy. The placenta has not formed and is not functioning so ...

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Hi Kelly, You need to look after yourself during the pregnancy and eat well and exercise regularly. You have a good chance of having a natural bir...

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

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Hi Karli, You may be miscarrying or you may have an infection of some kind. You need to see your GP for a check up and you may need an ultrasound....

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Hi, There are medications available that can treat HSV if it may be active around the time of the birth. If there is no activity at the time of th...

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Hi, Strep B is normal bacteria that are present in many women. It can cause a very rare illness in babies if they are exposed to it during birth. ...

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Hi Ash, Twins are normally carried on the female side of the family. Twin pregnancies can sometimes be indicated by an overwhelming tiredness, mor...

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Hi, You are at an increase chance of having another tear but you may not. You need to try to assist the birth by controlling the birth of your bab...

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Hi Amelia, Pressure is very common in women that have had a baby before. You need to try to continue pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy as th...

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Hi, Pregnancy is not a time to lose weight. If you are overweight you need to try to not gain too much weight during the pregnancy. The baby can u...

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Hi, I would think that it may be best to closely monitor the pregnancy the next time and to make a decision as the pregnancy progresses. Shoulder ...

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Hi, There are differing degrees of a bicornuate uterus. If you have had minimal complications then you more than likely only have a minor conditio...

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Hi Melissa, It is most common to only have one ultrasound, usually around 19 weeks. Unless there are complications there is no reason to do anothe...

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Hi Michelle, Aches and cramps are quite common in early pregnancy. If you do start to bleed or have really strong cramping then you need to see yo...

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Hi, Midwives are usually very approachable and friendly! Don’t worry about being nervous once you start talking you will be fine. If you do ...

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Hi, If you are still bleeding you may have an infection in the uterus that needs treatment. Please organise a check up with your GP. Best wish...

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Hi, You really need to talk to your fertility expert about the possibility of transferring two embryos and the consequences of this. With your his...

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Hi, There are medications available that can treat HSV if it may be active around the time of the birth. If there is no activity at the time of th...

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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 ...

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Hi Loretta, If you think that the bleeding may have come form your vagina then you need to have a check up just to see if everything is OK. If you...

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Hi Debbie, It is fine to go on the excursion. You need to ensure that you have plenty to drink for the whole day and not get overheated. If it is ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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

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