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Hi Melissa-Rose, If you are sure of your dates then it is quite easy to work out your due date. If your LMP was 26th Dec then your due date is 6th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Renee, You could try this link www.birthinternational.com/product/equip/be001.html Or you could enquire locally through the antenatal clinic ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Most pregnancies are very close to 40 weeks or 41 weeks. Try not to get too anxious that the baby is ready to come otherwise it can be a long ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Most pregnancies are very close to 40 weeks or 41 weeks. Try not to get too anxious that the baby is ready to come otherwise it can be a long ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Diarrhea or fluid loss is not considered normal during pregnancy. You need to see your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes it should be fine, while regular sour cream is high in fat, just a little bit on occasions would be fine. Such dairy products are m...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, the most common time to start water is with solids. While some breastfeed bubs who are starting solids are fine with an extra feed, mos...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Cassie, This is now Alyssa`s routine. For things to change you need to set new rules. Children thrive on having boundaries set and you need to...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kylie, Babies routine will often change without notice. If you continue with resettling techniques rather than feeding this should get her back...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Michelle, These things are all her sleep associations and for things to change your daughter will need to make changes and perhaps with your he...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Bel, Yes breastfeeding and weaning can affect your cycle. See how it goes over the next few months and if it stays irregular you may need to se...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Any medications need to be checked with your pharmacist or GP during pregnancy. SO please check with them. Warm baths are fine during pregnanc...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, This condition is from hormonal changes that occur after the birth. It does happen to everyone and it is often different with every birth. The...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, It could take many weeks to produce enough milk for your baby now and the baby has not learnt to feed from the breast so he would find it frus...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Brianna, I must admit I think the Plunket Nurse has given you not only good advice but almost the only advice. It really is a case of opportun...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Jasmine, Sometimes a baby will regress to try you out they liked it the old way! Keep up the settling and use the techniques as soon as baby sh...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Try following our It`s Time To Sleep settling program it will teach baby to sleep independently. Try to incorporate a feed/play/sleep routine ...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, To help you get to know the basics you can either get your partner to teach you or go to your local deaf society and they will have a list of ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Tonya, You say controlled comforting is not working but neither is what you are battling 2 hours with either. CC can take up to 3 weeks and is ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Maria, My advise would be to leave the signs you have introduced in American sign language. Ensure that when you leave your child with friend...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Stacey, I have many families who start introducing baby sign language to their children from day one. It is completely up to you when you star...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Women with small breasts can still feed very well. Try to express a small amount of colostrums in the coming weeks. Rub this onto your nipples...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Many medications are not recommended during pregnancy and breast feeding so it can be difficult to find anything that can treat your problem t...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi There, This is just as one mum to another, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that baby bottles and drink bottles last at the most 18 mo...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Jo, 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 un...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Amber, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. However, if there is an offensive smell you may have an infectio...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There are many changes that occur in your breasts during pregnancy and size is just one of them. Try not to worry too much. Talk to your healt...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Jodie, Signs of twins are experiencing more severe morning sickness than expected, an overwhelming tiredness and showing further along than exp...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, There is no real reason to wait except for dates. This may not seem an issue now but it can be when you are pregnant. If you do not want to wa...

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 ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009