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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in the early weeks. The uterus is growing and stretching. If there are no signs of bleeding then ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in the early weeks. The uterus is growing and stretching. If there are no signs of bleeding then ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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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...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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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 Jodie, It can be worrying when you experience complications during pregnancy. It sounds as if you are doing everything that you can to ensure t...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Jodie, It can be worrying when you experience complications during pregnancy. It sounds as if you are doing everything that you can to ensure t...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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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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Sarah...
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, It may be worthwhile visiting your GP for a second opinion as they may have knowledge of your previous illness. It may not be pregnancy relate...

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Sarah...
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Hi, It may be worthwhile visiting your GP for a second opinion as they may have knowledge of your previous illness. It may not be pregnancy relate...

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Sarah...
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Hi, Many medications are not recommended in pregnancy. This is usually because they have not studied the effects on pregnant women of these medica...

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Sarah...
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Hi, Many medications are not recommended in pregnancy. This is usually because they have not studied the effects on pregnant women of these medica...

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Sarah...
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Hi, Breastfeeding does use up lots of a mother’s energy. Your weight sounds fine but if you do feel as if you are still losing weight you ma...

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Hi, Breastfeeding does use up lots of a mother’s energy. Your weight sounds fine but if you do feel as if you are still losing weight you ma...

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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

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Hi, Your baby can turn up to about 34 – 36 weeks. There is also a technique called external cephalic version that is quite successful at tur...

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Hi, Your baby can turn up to about 34 – 36 weeks. There is also a technique called external cephalic version that is quite successful at tur...

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Hi, This may be ligament stretching or possibly bowel pain. It is very common to feel the odd ache and pain in pregnancy. If it is severe or const...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, This may be ligament stretching or possibly bowel pain. It is very common to feel the odd ache and pain in pregnancy. If it is severe or const...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Christine, In relation to baby sign language delaying speech, this is not the case. Research has highlighted that baby sign language actually a...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi Christine, In relation to baby sign language delaying speech, this is not the case. Research has highlighted that baby sign language actually a...

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Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Fleur, Unfortunately some babies/toddlers are just early risers, I would try to be consistent with the 7.30 bedtime this is ideal. You could ...

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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

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Hi, It`s hard to say why the sudden change hopefully it`s just a phase he is going through but meantime try not to create any unwanted habits. I w...

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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

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Hi, Some babies are poor daytime sleepers and we often resort to something that seems to work but ends up creating a bad habit. Feed/play/sleep...

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Hi, Some babies are poor daytime sleepers and we often resort to something that seems to work but ends up creating a bad habit. Feed/play/sleep...

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Hi Antonette, Sounds like you are doing a great job with your little daughter Alana and sorry to hear that you have been going through a tough tim...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009