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Hi Amy, There are ventricles in the brain and the heart. It could be either. Many irregularities are often picked up during an ultrasound and most...

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Hi, You need to be really sure about your dates and then you can go up to 14 days past your due date quite safely. You may need some extra checks ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is no reason not to treat the pregnancy as normal. Flying is fine. You may need a repeat scan later in the pregnancy to check the positi...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Maddy, Every pregnancy is different. Don’t worry if you are getting some signs then this is great. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Angie, If you are worried and there is discomfort, you should either call your health care professional or visit your local hospital for a chec...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Carolyn, It is common that about this age bubs go through a bit of a growth spurt and can seem to feed far more often. However, I would reco...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Di, I am guessing that as baby hasn`t had a reaction to formula that things are going to be fine, early on some bubs will react to formula and...

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Hi Renae, It is very common that little ones go off their usual eating routine when they are unwell or recuperating, or teething can affect their...

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Hi There, It sounds like you are both going great. At the end of the day it is the total amount that your bub drinks that is important (of cours...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi There, It is very uncommon for fully breatfed bubs to be constipated. Keep in mind that constipation refers more to dry, hard stools than to ...

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Hi Penny, There are a few pieces of the puzzle that might help you with the direction to go in. Naturally made yoghurt such as Jalna and Bornho...

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Hi There, Oh I sympathise, its hard enough when it is you but when its your little one... I have to admit I haven`t had experience with such a ...

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Hi There, They are funny arent they, they can seem to pick up on new routines so quickly. I am wondering if he would take expressed BM in a bot...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Liz, I guess the thing to keep in mind is variety. Ideally over the day baby will (as solids increase) eat a variety of foods. This way you ...

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Hi Julie, From about 6 months baby should be able to sleep through the night without an overnight feed. I would say he is comfort feeding and this...

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Hi, The breast feed isn`t the problem it is when you feed baby to sleep they look for this comfort when waking on their light sleep so you need to...

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Hi, If possible you really want to avoid settling baby on the breast to sleep anyway so I would recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and...

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Hi, The breast feed isn`t the problem it is when you feed baby to sleep they look for this comfort when waking on their light sleep so you need to...

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Hi, To change what is happening you would need to stop offering this overnight breast feed, he is waking out of habit for it now. You also need to...

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Hi Dana, You poor thing you and Madelyn must be exhausted. I don`t quite know what to say it would seem you have had every proffessional available...

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Hi Sam, Early ultrasound scans can be a bit difficult to determine sometimes. A baby’s heart does not start beating until 6 weeks so I am no...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, It is advisable to visit a baby shop where you can try them on and get one that is comfortable and suits your needs. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, You may be a little busy to notice the subtle movements just yet. See how you go over the next week or so and the movements should become more...

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Hi, If you and your partner are relaxed people your baby has a greater chance of being relaxed. It is up to the genes and also if the parents have...

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Hi, This can be normal at this stage. Try not to worry too much just yet and if you do not want to fall pregnant you should be using contraception...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, You need to have a check up if you are still bleeding. Please notify your health care professional. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, You should find that both breasts produce the same amount of milk if you feed from both equally. Many women with small breasts feed very succe...

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Hi, During pregnancy your metabolism is faster so you can experience more perspiration in certain areas. This sounds fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, Don’t worry, this happens sometimes especially if the placenta is at the front. If the cord beat was picked up then the baby’s hea...

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Hi Maddy, I understand that this can be very worrying. The good news is that your baby is usually very well protected in the early weeks. If your ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009