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Jacki...
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Hi Jill, Thank you for your email. When providing your son with a bottle, sign the word bottle and say the word and then give him the bottle. Yo...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, Leg cramps are more common in pregnancy. They can be relieved by raising your legs in the evening before bed, eating bananas to increase your ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Kris, This is a small adhesion that can sometimes form in the uterus. They can grow or shrink at any time but usually don’t cause too muc...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to see your Early Childhood Health Centre for advice. Best wishes...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If there were no long term complications with your first birth then it is fine to be pregnant again. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If there were no long term complications with your first birth then it is fine to be pregnant again. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Some women can fall pregnant about 6 weeks after they give birth. Some women take longer. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life%2Devents%2Dand%2Dfood/pregnancy/ If the me...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Heather, Cats during pregnancy can cause problems if they have a disease called Toxoplasmosis which does not greatly affect the cat but it can ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Heather, Cats during pregnancy can cause problems if they have a disease called Toxoplasmosis which does not greatly affect the cat but it can ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Firstly you need to find a health professional that is willing to help you try for a natural birth. The risks for trying for a natural birth a...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Evelin, No you are in the right spot, no problem at all!!! Well if I am not wrong, an almost five month old baby (girl) at 7kg is right on th...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi There, Oh I so remember that with my first, squeal... You should have heard me. But of course like all things in childhood it passes, baby is l...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Tess, Hmmm, not sure what is happening here, but if baby is okay with finger foods can you run with that. The only other thing I can think of ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Karen, Definitely talk to your health nurse about the feeding and his weight for age and get her advise on that Constantly feeding through the ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If the minipill was not actually digested then you are at risk of being fertile. The minipill if not taken as directed has a higher chance of ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This sounds fine. Regular exercise is good for you and it will not harm the baby in any way. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is fine. Please read the instructions on the packet or inform your hairdresser that you are pregnant. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, If your baby is checked by ultrasound late in pregnancy as to its size it is really on an approximation. Your baby will continue to grow but i...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Bec, This is very common during pregnancy, especially early pregnancy. You can try using some relaxation techniques or even doing some regular ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, This is quite a common cause of infertility. You need to wait for the repeat test and if it is still high you will need to see the specialist....

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Vee, Sounds like you and your bub are off to a great start. Routine wise it all looks good, baby is still have 4-5 milk feeds a day and they a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, You will notice a pretty quick change in baby`s bowel habits once she starts solids, they generally firm up, change colour and of course...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months so I would stop the wrapping and try some settling techniques instead. If you watch for her tired s...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Helen, She will probably be experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at the moment and that won`t be helping. You need to act on tired signs du...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Dannielle, Trust me early days is the best time to start! Before long you will find he is staying awake longer and longer. I would encourage ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Sharon, Yes sleeping patterns change constantly as baby continues to develop.You would expect to be offering an overnight feed at this age but ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008