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Sarah...
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Hi, I am sure that it is fine. Please inform them that you are pregnant and they will advise if there are any extra precautions for pregnant women...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, You may like to chat to your CHN about this, but in my opinion I would sit tight a bit longer before making any changes. If baby has g...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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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...

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, It is possible to revisit morning sickness later in pregnancy. However, this may not be related to pregnancy. If it continues you need to visi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You need to get a second opinion on this. It sounds as if your weight gain is very normal. What you eat and how big the baby is not related re...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Please visit your pharmacy to check for information on medicines during pregnancy. There are many medicines around these days and it is best t...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Isla is not taking as much during the day because she is doing all her feeding overnight and filling up then and this becomes a cycle. From ab...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Fiona, No I wouldn`t recommend using those medications either. This is not about getting her to go to sleep, it is because she associates sleep...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Research has highlighted that it actually accelerates the speech process. Part of the process of introducing baby sign language is to sign an...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is possible but you will have to find a health care professional who is willing to let you try for a vaginal birth. Your risks of complicat...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Tina, Recently there have been a few research studies related to urine testing in pregnancy. All of the studies concluded that the routine test...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, Thanks for that! I have to confess that I personally like vegetarian-style diets, or even the pseudo ones that include fish. By and lar...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, This is an area I have been asked a lot about and have put together a fact sheet on it, which is now on my web site (www.sneakys.com.au ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Andrea, This is often a trying time of night. I would suggest you follow a feed/play/sleep routine so you can catch tired signs rather than con...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Maree...
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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...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Kelly, I would highly recommend you try our It`s Time To Sleep settling program as sleeping in the bouncer is really not ideal at all. I woul...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Ruth, I have many parents who are using baby sign language with their children who have communication difficulties. Generally the older the ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Heather, The sign for shower is very similar to the sign for sun except you move your hand down towards your head like the movement of water. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Anna, Babies can go through the stage initially where once they know one sign, they believe it symbolises the sign for everything. This is whe...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi There Jakey`s Mum, I would correct him and continue to use the correct signs. Initially babies can go through a stage where once they know one...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, Your chances of conceiving are the same as everyone else. Occasionally women who have had a few terminations do experience problems with their...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Tamika, There isn’t really anything that you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Quite often a baby miscarries because there was a problem w...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you have had some niggles and they have gone then you more than likely will go into labour around your due date. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, yes fish is fine from about around this time onwards. There are a couple of things to keep in mind when choosing which fish to offer. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Leann...
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Hi There, It is probably the formula, but this is not to say that it is a reaction to the lactose, given you are using a good formula and it is an...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, This is Abby`s sleep association and unless you change things nothing will change. I highly recommend you follow our It`s Time To Sleep settli...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Carolyn, I would suggest you follow our It`s time To Sleep settling program for newborn to 6 months it`s all hands on and no leaving baby at th...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Jules, This can happen sometimes and it is just bad luck. However, you need to do lots of pelvic floor exercises to strengthen that area. This ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009