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Hi, It may be worthwhile visiting your GP for a second opinion as they may have knowledge of your previous illness. It may not be pregnancy relate...

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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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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Hi, This does sound like a bit of the plug. You should really contact your midwife or local hospital for a check up. It may not indicate that anyt...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi, This means that the baby is about 2/5 into the brim of the pelvis. The baby is starting to engage but is still more at the top. This is great,...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, As you are quite early it is best that you contact your midwife or your local hospital as you may need a check up. If your baby is going to be...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You should mention this to your midwife of doctor. You have weak pelvic floor muscles and need to exercise them many times each day. If you do...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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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
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Hi Des, Your uterus is healed from 8 weeks after birth. You will need to find a health care professional who will be happy to care for you and try...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You need to see your GP or midwife for a check up as soon as possible. This is not a normal discharge in pregnancy so needs to be checked. ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, The descent of the baby’s head is measured in 5the s so if the head is 3/5 above the brim, 2/5 is into the brim of the pelvis. When the ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Jason, We certainly do! At the Huggies Bookclub, we sort our books into age groups, so you can find the best book every time. Simply visit us...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are a good sign of a healthy pregnancy. If they do become painful it is advisable to have a check up. Where only a 60% chance of...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Neelima, It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up to check if there are no long term problems with the wound or the area. If everything ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, At 24 weeks it is not uncommon for the baby’s movements to be not as prominent at times as the baby can move into a posterior position w...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Helen, It is common to get a bleed around 3 weeks as the scar heals and the scab lifts off the wound. If the bleeding settles and is not smelly...

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 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, Engagement is sometimes called ‘lightening’ as it may ease some of the pressure under your ribs – when the baby drops it sit...

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 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, If you are worried you need to have a check up either with your GP or midwife. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 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, You need to have a check up if you are still bleeding. Please notify your health care professional. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Melissa, If it is clear or milky then this is fine. The vaginal discharge is usually increased during pregnancy but if the discharge is smelly ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, If you are not happy with your care it is best to try to find someone that you feel more comfortable with. Please go through the channels that...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Selina, You need to give birth in a facility that is able to collect the blood (or have access to someone who can come & collect the blood). It...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009