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Hi Nic, I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing problems. It is fine to use heat packs as long as you are careful and not make them too hot. ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is common not to put on much weight in the first half of the pregnancy but you will gain more weight after 20 weeks as this is when the bab...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is very common to have one - two weeks difference between scans and dates. When they estimate your due date it is only an estimate and the ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Lauren, This sounds very normal. During pregnancy your normal discharge tends to be a bit thicker and of a greater quantity. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is related to the haemorrhoids. This condition is difficult to treat but will disappear after birth. Inform your carer at your next visit...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is when the baby has died and there are no signs of problems, such as bleeding or cramping. This is very rare and usually something will ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Kylie, It can be really tough to tell whether the problem is reflux, trapped wind, or something else entirely. Does he have any other problems,...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Kylie, I`m wondering what you do next once he protests going into his cot? He may just be winning the battle. I would definitely continue with...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, Yes these are tired signs but I would avoid a late arvo sleep at this time. Try having his bath and early dinner to avoid him falling asleep i...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, Firstly how many signs have you introduced to Kanye? It is important to start slowly and to be consistent. It is also really important to i...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is not just kicks that you are meant to be feeling so any sort of baby movement is included in the 10 per day. The baby does tend to quiete...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may have ligament pains from stretching that occurs at this time. This will ease over the next few weeks. You also need to be checked for ...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You are still in the very early stages of feeling movement. Try not to worry too much just yet. The first feelings are usually on light flutte...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Jo, I am sorry but I would not like to recommend any drugs for you to take at this stage. You may need to discuss this with your GP. Otherwise ...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Here is a link to safe eating and foods during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life-events-and-food/pregnancy/ There...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi Laura, Here is a really good web page that discussed all safe foods during pregnancy. The ricotta should be fine as long as the pasta is heated...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you are in early labour the pain will be regular and be increasing in intensity. The pain will not go away when you lie down. If you are co...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, I would try our settling techniques to get her taking longer naps during the day. 4.30pm is really too early for the night sleep and you may w...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi Janet, Try following our settling program it will teach baby to sleep independently and you should also incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine s...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, She only know how to fall asleep with you settling her with a feed and if you want to change this then you will need to stop feeding her to sl...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, These are tired signs at 4pm but it`s not always a good idea to nap at this late hour, especially as you are getting a good 10 to 12 hours ove...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, Some babies are poor daytime sleepers and you could try our settling techniques to resettle him. Don`t make a battle out of it htough if he w...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, You would expect him to be having 3 naps per day but it`s great he is sleeping through the night already. Always be guided by tired signs duri...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi Tina, I highly recommend you implement a feed/play/sleep routine to pick up on tired signs and follow our settling program for the settling tec...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This length is perfectly normal at 20 weeks. It generally becomes shorter close to term. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Sam, Please read the manufacturer’s guidelines on the packet when using these products and it will list if it is unsafe during pregnancy....

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You may have pulled a muscle in your abdomen and it can cause the discomfort you are describing. You may also have signs of gall bladder irrit...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Maureen, This can be difficult to treat and all I can advise is if one thing doesn’t work to try something else. You may also want to tal...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Paracetemol is safe to take during pregnancy. Also try to drink plenty of water. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This sensation is from all the exertion that you have been doing during the birth. You feel exhausted all of your muscles have been tense and ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008