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Hi, In early pregnancy you can feel bloated and be aware of stretching pains. This is very common and to be expected. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, You need to try to remember your dates as this is the best indication of how far along you are. You can have an early ultrasound that can be u...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, If no other problems were found during your scan, this is most likely to be an amniotic sheet, rather than a band. Structures within the amnio...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Your iron levels may be low. It may be worthwhile seeing your GP soon for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, In early pregnancy you can have this problem. It should settle as you enter the second trimester. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Courtney, You may need to see your GP or midwife as you may have a small hernia that is causing you discomfort. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, She is winning the battle because she knows you will give in. If you are going to change this then you need to stay up all night if you have t...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Talk to your health nurse or GP about easing the wind pain and once yuo have that under control you can try following a feed/play/sleep routi...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, She is a fighter that`s for sure. I think she knows she can win if she hangs out long enough. You need to keep with the routine that was worki...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Lying on your back can be uncomfortable and cause dizziness later in pregnancy. Best wishes...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, You possibly can use the bassinet. You will need to buy a new mattress and check that it is solid enough. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you want to assist your body with going in to labour you can try going for regular long walks, eating a curry or two, regular nipple stimul...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, You should check with your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Harshita, If there have been no problems found with your blood tests and you have a well balanced diet there is no need to take vitamin supplem...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Maree...
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Hi Kylie, That`s most likely where the problem is, you sit with her and when she wakes you are not there and she looks for your comfort/presence t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Always have any concerns checked out - follow your instincts. Sometimes we can try so many things we only succeed in confusing both baby and ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately Sophia only knows how to sleep with your presence. She also seems to have the upper hand and unless you are willing to take bac...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, When implementing a 10pm rollover feed you wake her gently at 10pm and offer a feed, resettle her awake again into the cot and if waking later...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Heated pools are fine as long as you drink plenty of water so that you are not feeling faint. If you do feel faint it is advisable to get out ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Sometimes we try so many different things we only end up confusing both ourselves and baby. I know where you are at because I tried all those ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Karen, We all need to comfort our little ones when they are not well and I would say do what ever it takes to keep him comforted and you can al...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Sarah, You could try using our patting techniques at this time, they are all hands on and no leaving baby but offer a clear message that it`s t...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, You might expect to still be offering one overnight feed up until about 6 months but waking for a feed every 3 hours sounds like she may be re...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Natasha, She is probably experiencing 8 month separation anxiety at present and this will pass, meanwhile try not to let any new habits creep i...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, When I wanted my son (then 2) to get rid of the dummy I secretly put salt on it and of course he protested so I washed it and then when he was...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately he has now come to rely on your comfort to sleep. These techniques are extremely hard to do and it takes a lot of persistence(u...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Katie, Try using our settling techniques for resettling her, you can try for about 15 mins to resettle her using these patting techniques and i...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Chrystal, Definitely don`t transfer her once asleep as she will wake in a different place and get a fright and need to go back to the initial s...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Elaine, Firstly it is essential that she fall asleep in her cot initially on her own so she can learn to sleep independently otherwise she will...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009