1. home
  2. expert panel
  3. tags
  4. morning sickness

Questions tagged morning sickness

Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, I have to confess to not being a big fan personally of Nutella, it has reasonably high levels of saturated fat, from memory (check this o...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Your labour more than likely will not begin until around 40 weeks. It is not unusual to have the baby sitting low. Try not to worry too much y...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Hayley, Cramps are very common in early pregnancy. If they are not associated with bleeding and are not severe and continual then everything sh...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, As long as you are not getting drunk now that you know that you are pregnant. Babies are very well protected in the early weeks so try not to ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, The descent of the baby’s head is measured in 5the s so if the head is 3/5 above the brim, 2/5 is into the brim of the pelvis. When the ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, Currently there is no upper limit for sodium as set by the National Health and Medical Research department, though the allowance for bub...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Wendy, Glad you have posted your question to both experts! Firstly, on the issue of constipation, you are very likely on the right track with ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi Wendy, I’m happy to give my thoughts on this, but I would really recommend you talk to your doctor about your concerns. I’m sure t...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi Wendy, I’m happy to give my thoughts on this, but I would really recommend you talk to your doctor about your concerns. I’m sure t...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Faiza, You will need to try to add calcium to your diet so try a small amount of cheese with a cracker which may be more palatable. You really ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Briony, Breastmilk is reasonably stable, it will fluctuating in relation to your dietary fat intake and some nutrients such as vitamin C. One...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, if your bub experiences a worsening of symptoms such as eczema from cheese it may be an intolerance or an allergy. It could be helpful...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi Susan, That is a difficult question. While it is good that she is putting on weight, and is mostly happy, I am really happy to hear that you h...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi Debbie, That’s an interesting question, and in turn, you may be interested to know that one of the signs of reflux is sticking fingers/fi...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

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
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, It sounds to me as though you are blessed with a great little eater. If you bub is happily eating his solids and they aren`t interferin...

Answered: 22 May 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, Generally the ability to swallow lumps and move food about the mouth involves oral mechanics. It may be that baby is still developing t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Katherine, you are very welcome, thank you for your kind words! On the issue of water, I agree with you, there are loads of `drink milk` mess...

Answered: 22 May 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Kate, This means that you are having a baby! A ‘single’ means one and ‘viable’ means that it is alive. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 May 2009
Avatar Member
Glend...
Answer:

Hi Rentha, It sounds like things are getting worse at home, rather than better. Unfortunately, this can happen with reflux!! Unfortunately, it can...

Answered: 15 May 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Engagement is sometimes called ‘lightening’ as it may ease some of the pressure under your ribs – when the baby drops it sit...

Answered: 08 May 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Lower abdominal cramping and bloating is very common in early pregnancy. If it is not severe and there is no associated bleeding then it is fi...

Answered: 08 May 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, Yes indeed there are a number of mechanical issues that can affect a little ones ability to chew and swallow food. To this end there ar...

Answered: 08 May 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Pap smears are not usually recommended during pregnancy because they can be inaccurate. However, at 5 weeks it has a greater chance of finding...

Answered: 01 May 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi Kath, Just on the question of baby yoghurts, just between you and me (tee hee) I defer to the label, if you read the label and it has a long li...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Leann...
Answer:

Hi There, Yes I have to say you have a pretty normal fussy eater and I would imagine there will be lots of other parents reading your question an...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Jacki...
Answer:

Hi Stacey, I have many families who start introducing baby sign language to their children from day one. It is completely up to you when you star...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, If your baby is born premature it will not have developed all of its lining in its lungs so the breathing is what is most difficult for them a...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Your tiredness may be caused by a low iron level. Check your blood results and if you are low in iron you may need to take a supplement. Other...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, It takes usually about 6 to 8 weeks for your wounds to heal after a caesarean section unless you had ongoing infections of the wound. It is ve...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009