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Hi Des, Your uterus is healed from 8 weeks after birth. You will need to find a health care professional who will be happy to care for you and try...

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Hi Nicole, There tends to lots of varying information about the development during pregnancy. Try not to worry too much as the measurements may ha...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, Yes this may be pregnancy related but if it persists you need to have a check up with your GP. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, Pelvic pain is quite common in late pregnancy and it is caused by a hormone that is released at this time to soften the joints. Talk to your h...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to check your iron levels as this can sometimes cause dizziness. You need to also ensure that you drink enough water during the day. ...

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Hi Emma, Ovarian cysts can cause bleeding throughout the pregnancy. Try not to worry about the bleeding for now as long as it is not heavy and you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You are at an increased risk of some problems due to your age. You will be offered testing for the baby to check that everything is healthy an...

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Hi, You need to talk to your health care professional about this so that you can get the right help as soon as the baby is born. Sometimes this pr...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are going along great, if you have a good eater at two then you have done really well. I can recommend the Huggies re...

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Hi Louise, Yes, constipation can be very upsetting especially where it is associated with discomfort. That bub is having pebble-type poos does t...

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Hi Robyn, There can be a few reasons why a toddler has a distended belly, often it is quite normal as their tummy muscles aren`t well developed. ...

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Hi There, I love that, `licking the floor`, I caught my nephew licking a fence the other day. Generally, sterilising of equipment ceases around...

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Hi Natalie, In terms of toddler battles, self-feeding is reasonably low on the priority list. You are right, generally it occurs of its own acco...

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Hi Caroline, Yes you can make things like custard and of course add a tiny bit of vanilla essence. You can make it as per a normal custard, thou...

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Hi There, Iron is a tricky one, it isn`t quickly lost from the body so it can be over-dosed easily, which is why it is often best to test levels ...

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Hi There, When you start out on solids, it is generally good to begin water in a sipper cup at the same time. Babies need more water than we do ...

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Hi There, There`s good reason for your confusion. In developed countries we have long been avoiding allergy foods, and sadly the allergy rates h...

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Hi There, There`s good reason for your confusion. In developed countries we have long been avoiding allergy foods, and sadly the allergy rates h...

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Hi Kym, Firstly, yes the three meals and 3-4 formula a day is just fine. At about 9 months you can swap to food before formula, so you may find ...

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Hi Virginia, From 12 months onwards you can begin to make a full transition to food and water (and milk snacks) alone. In most cases as long as...

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Hi Olivia, I wonder if it might help to start with the bottles that use sipper cups as the teat? Like the Avent ones, where you can use the bott...

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Hi Suzi, A big congrats to you!!!! Most research out now tends to encourage a diverse diet during pregnancy as it may help avoid allergies in i...

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Hi Suzi, A big congrats to you!!!! Most research out now tends to encourage a diverse diet during pregnancy as it may help avoid allergies in i...

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Hi There, I do know of one gluten-free baby rusk, Baby Mum-Mum, website of the same name, though I haven`t seen them about for a while. The othe...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I do know of one gluten-free baby rusk, Baby Mum-Mum, website of the same name, though I haven`t seen them about for a while. The othe...

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Hi There, it`s hard to say what might be happening here. It can be multiple sensitivities or even mechanical (though this most likely would have...

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Hi Mandy, It does sound like he is relying on the dummy as his sleep association, I would suggest you try to do away with it or at least remove it...

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Hi Ceon, It`s always difficult to change baby`s sleeping habits without upsetting them, this is the way they know how to sleep. You may want to ...

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Hi Ceon, It`s always difficult to change baby`s sleeping habits without upsetting them, this is the way they know how to sleep. You may want to ...

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Hi Megan, He would be fine to go into a bed now and you will be able to purchase safety side rails from a baby store no problem. You could also le...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009