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Hi Susan, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to plan to see a midwife early in the pregnancy and you probably should organise this soon. ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Erin, Thank you for your enquiry. It is possible to have a vaginal birth after 2 caesareans. The trouble is usually in finding a carer who will...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, We do say from 3 months on not to wrap, as baby is moving more freely. He is associating sleep with the wrap and if you want to change this yo...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Denise, Thank you for your enquiry. The strip and stretches can work and it does sound like a good option in your case. This labour more than l...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does look as if it is a bit all over the place. Please discuss this with your carers but the levels are still f...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Leah, Palpitations are quite common in pregnancy but you still need to have a check up, so visit your GP. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, It may just be a phase, have you had any big changes at home recently? Try not to create any bad habits when resettling her. You could use our...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes the mucous discharge is a bit thicker and there is more during pregnancy. It has nothing to do with any assoc...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi Jana, Thank you for your enquiry. A caesarean carries with it many risks as opposed to a natural birth for you and your baby. Only if there is...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, It is never to soon to start a good routine. Feed/Play/Sleep is the best routine you can have and our controlled comforting techniques are al...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. As with all herbal medicines the dosages and strengths vary so it is difficult to say a definite yes or no. Guaran...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This procedure is done in the maternity unit and the woman is closely observed for a few hours afterwards to see i...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is an old wives tale. Although if you did have a baby with a long cord you may have another. Best wishes,...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your enquiry. It may the position of your baby. Check with your midwives if the baby is breech or it may be a hand caus...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Green tea is safe to drink during pregnancy but it does contain caffeine so it is best to limit it or use decaffei...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If your baby continues to be larger than normal they will observe his growth but more than likely they will not in...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, It really depends if you need the cot for another baby or if he is escaping the cot dangerously. There are no rules do what works for you. I w...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can get a second opinion so ask the midwives who you can see. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Try not to worry too much for now. See how the movements go over the day. Sometimes the patterns can change. Best...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi Debbie, It is not uncommom for baby to protest the settling techniques with vomiting the result. It gets your attention and this is what baby w...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Paracetemol is safe to take during pregnancy. If you are thinking of taking a medicine during pregnancy, always ch...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, He may well be ready to give up his daytime nap and during this transititon period you just need to follow tired signs as every day won`t be t...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Hi, When making big changes it is best not to send mixed messages, one time in the cot next time in the bed makes her confused try to be consisten...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are several glucose tests that can be done during pregnancy. Some are longer than others. Please ring your d...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Hi Yvette, Thank you for your enquiry. You can look on the NSW Midwives Association’s website www.nswmidwives.com.au and look at the educati...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your period may return to a regular cycle from now on but everyone does experience different things so it may be ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Try not to worry; sometimes there may be a difference in your dates that causes the baby’s size to be diffe...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Hi , Thank you for your enquiry. You can get constipated during pregnancy and you can also get some ligament discomfort as the uterus is growing....

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Hi, Here is a link to a guide to safe foods during pregnancy, including seafood. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumer/pregnancy.asp Bes...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Melissa, He certainly has a routine and one he likes so it will have to be up to you to change that. If you want to make the change then you w...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007