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Hi, It may be ligament pain from the uterus stretching or you may have pulled a muscle at some stage. If it continues or becomes worse it is advis...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi, This may be ligament stretching or possibly bowel pain. It is very common to feel the odd ache and pain in pregnancy. If it is severe or const...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, Many medications are not recommended in pregnancy. This is usually because they have not studied the effects on pregnant women of these medica...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, It is very common to get ligament stretching pain at around 10 – 12 weeks. Mild cramps and bloating can also occur. Try not to worry to ...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, It is possible to revisit morning sickness later in pregnancy. However, this may not be related to pregnancy. If it continues you need to visi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, You are at an increased risk of having problems with the placenta, however, more than likely you will not have placenta praevia this time. Thi...

Answered: 08 Jul 2009
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Hi, You can sleep on your belly for as long as it is comfortable for you. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Yes this may be pregnancy related but if it persists you need to have a check up with your GP. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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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 Ema, Try not to use any soaps on your breasts. You can use an everyday moisturizer in small amounts without any problems. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Morning sickness can continue throughout pregnancy but it usually decreases around 12 – 16 weeks. Don’t worry about it too much it...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is very normal and to be expected. It is from the ligaments that support your uterus stretching. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Every pregnancy is different. As long as you are getting one or two signs of pregnancy then this is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, Cramping in the early weeks of pregnancy is normal. If it is not associated with bleeding and is not severe pain then this is fine. Best w...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Liz, It might be worthwhile having a check up. You may have a hernia or have pulled some muscles. It may be nothing but it is better to be chec...

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, If you have had a full normal period and had no sex after this then you are not pregnant. If you think that you may be pregnant do a home preg...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Any smoking in pregnancy does damage to you and the baby. Try to stop as soon as you can so that the baby can grow and be healthy. There are s...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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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 Kate, This means that you are having a baby! A ‘single’ means one and ‘viable’ means that it is alive. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, The tightenings are Braxton hicks which are a normal part of pregnancy. They can be uncomfortable at times. If you are getting a lot of pain y...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Marinela, This should be nothing to worry about but you should have a quick check up with your GP. Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abn...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, I recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always resettle baby awake into the cot after a night feed. You would expect to feed 4 ho...

Answered: 01 May 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, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test or visit your GP ASAP for a check up. If you are pregnant you need to ha...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in early pregnancy. However, bleeding is not. It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up jus...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Mel, You can sleep in any position that you find comfortable. The only reason sleeping or lying on your back is considered dangerous is that th...

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, Try not to worry just yet. You are still in the morning sickness phase of the pregnancy. Soon this will ease and your appetite will return. ...

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