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Hi Jane, There are many things that can cause a problem with the fluid around the baby. It may be a slight problem with the twins sharing a placen...

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Hi, Ankle swelling in late pregnancy is to be expected. If it is going up to your knees then this is a little more severe than expected. If it doe...

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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 ...

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Hi, I would think that it may be best to closely monitor the pregnancy the next time and to make a decision as the pregnancy progresses. Shoulder ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Michelle, Aches and cramps are quite common in early pregnancy. If you do start to bleed or have really strong cramping then you need to see yo...

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Hi, Midwives are usually very approachable and friendly! Don’t worry about being nervous once you start talking you will be fine. If you do ...

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Hi, You may need something stronger to assist you. Please contact your GP for a check up. You may have restless leg syndrome that is a condition w...

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Hi, If you are still bleeding you may have an infection in the uterus that needs treatment. Please organise a check up with your GP. Best wish...

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Hi Stacey, It may be advisable to try to see your GP for a check up. You may also enquire at your local pharmacy for something that may be able to...

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Hi There, It sounds to me if your toddler is eating well and the milk isnt interfering with his appetite that you are both going just great. Reme...

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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...

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Hi Wendy, I am not really sure what you may be feeling. There are many changes that occur in pregnancy and some nerves and ligaments are pulled an...

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Hi, I am very sorry to hear your news. This is truly a very difficult decision for you and your family. A congenital abnormality is something that...

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Hi Debbie, It is fine to go on the excursion. You need to ensure that you have plenty to drink for the whole day and not get overheated. If it is ...

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Hi, This may be nothing but it is still advisable to visit your GP for a check up. You may need an ultrasound scan to see what is happening. B...

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Hi, It is advisable to talk to the company that you are contracting to do the spraying. There are some products that are less toxic than others. T...

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Hi, Unfortunately it may happen again but hopefully not as severely as the last time. It is just a matter of wait and see. There are not many medi...

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Hi Kylie, It is very common to feel the pulling and stretching of the ligaments in early pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, Aches and discomfort is very common in pregnancy and can be related to lots of things from the position of the baby to the pressure on your ot...

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Hi, This sounds perfectly fine. There are many signs of pregnancy such as passing urine frequently, feeling faint and morning sickness. You can ge...

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Hi, A baby born with Downs Syndrome will have lower set eyes, unusual creases on their hands and feet and a slightly protruding tongue. They can a...

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Hi There, It is very common that bubs go off their food when they are unwell or recuperating, and on top of that teething too can affect their d...

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Hi Kyra, I have copied in some info on storing breastmilk below for you. Re the warmth, yes the underside of your wrist is the best tester and ...

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Hi, The controlled comforting techniques are extremely difficult to do because baby`s protests are hard to hear and protest he will because he doe...

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Hi Trudy, I`m sorry to hear you`re having a tricky time. I`m afraid my expertise in baby sign language won`t really be of help to working out why ...

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Hi, The baby is really growing much faster now so you will be more aware of the movements. You notice them more when you are at rest and it is pro...

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Hi, It may be too early to tell what is happening. If you are not bleeding heavily, you are more than likely still pregnant. See how you go over t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, I am not really sure if there may be a problem. They may wish to organise the ultrasound as this is usually attended at 19 weeks. Try not to w...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Hayley, Yes this can be common but you do need to have a check up. Call your GP for a check up and you may need a scan. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, These are all fine. Please read the labels on the products that you are using to check the safeness. Also it is advisable to use the paint and...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009