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Glend...
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Hi, Thank you for making contact with our organisation. It can be really difficult if your doctor says he would only be concerned if there was we...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It may just be a matter of hospital policy. You could approach the staff specialist for there opinion and to try to get them to allow you to g...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Taryn, It is not advisable to diet during pregnancy but you need to watch what you eat and not to overeat. You can try to reduce the extra weig...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. Please seek advice from your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Lis, The cyst is a normal part of pregnancy so it has nothing to do with the bleeding. You need to notify your GP of the second bleed as they m...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Martina, A baby normally has two arteries and one vein in the cord. Sometimes there are only one artery and one vein (two vessels). The reason ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Belinda, It sounds possible that bub has a slightly upset gut biosis (bacteria), I have to say at this point not to take this as a diagnosis, s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Sounds like it may be a good point to look up a paediatric speech pathologist. It can be the case that the oral mechanics of a bubs mou...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Glend...
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Hi, I am so glad that you contacted us; it sounds like you could do with some support and I hope I can help. Reflux can be a very stressful and ov...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Brend...
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Hi Melissa, thanks for your question to Glenda about your baby girl, it sounds like you have been following all the advice available to you, and s...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, When she wakes try implementing our settling techniques for 6 to 12 months they are repetitive and offer a clear message that it`s time to sle...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, I really feel for you because it does sound like you have done the best you can to get him to sleep and he is just holding out longer and winn...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It does sound as if you do need some treatment. The one off dose of cortisone should not have any detrimental effects on your babies. It is fa...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Bec, A low placenta in early pregnancy usually causes no problems to mother or baby. You may need another ultrasound at around 34 weeks to chec...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It can be sometimes difficult to work out your due date if you have just stopped the pill. The period that you had may have been a pill induce...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Evelin, The baby is not overweight. If she is 7kg at 4 months this is fine. She may look chubby but this weight is inside the recommended weigh...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Teressa, It is always best to try to let your body go into labour naturally. IF you were late with your first then you will probably be late wi...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, A CVS checks for chromosomal abnormalities, such as Downs Syndrome, it does not check for possible other abnormalities such as a neural tube d...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Cass, It sounds as if you are doing everything that you can. Your supply will replenish very quickly. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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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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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes, even subtle changes can upset little tummies. I have to confess the black dots in baby`s motions are a little concerning, so I thi...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Lucy, Yes sounds to me that `mums intuition` is on the ball. It is common with bubs that tender gums can alter their feeding and as you know w...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Weight in babies is always a sticky issue to be honest. I guess there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, if you or your partne...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Glend...
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Hi Kelly, I can understand why you feel confused; reflux is a difficult condition to understand and it can present in lots of different ways. It s...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, Reflux is common in babies, but even more so in premature babies and it sounds as though you have had a difficult time of it. It is good to he...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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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, You need to work out the first day of your last menstrual period. This will tell you when were fertile. You are usually fertile around 14 days...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Sarah...
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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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Sarah...
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Hi, HCG levels do vary and if this is your second pregnancy the levels can rise faster. It can also be high with a twin pregnancy. Try not to worr...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Tiffany, Everything that you have described sounds normal at 34 weeks. The baby will start to get a little quieter and the movements will be on...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008