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Hi, Women having their first baby start feeling kicks/movements at around 20 weeks. Women who have had a baby before feel movements from around 16...

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Hi, The chances of miscarriage with another pregnancy are similar to any of your other pregnancies. They can also be age dependent so if you are i...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, Perhaps you should cut back to 2 per day. It is always advisable not to overdo any particular part of your diet when pregnant and to eat a var...

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Hi Nina, This can be very uncomfortable and difficult to manage. Talk to your GP about what may be available for you. There are some stronger medi...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant it is advisable to do a pregnancy test. If you have miscarried recently your period may take a little wh...

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Hi, Raspberry leaf tea can be taken as a tablet or in a tea form. It can be beneficial in preparing your body for labour and also helping the labo...

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Hi Sherri, If you feel that you have a leak in the bag that is holding the baby it is advisable to seek medical advice. It can be a source for inf...

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Hi Leonie, Usually around 7ish months you can start to offer fish, it is a little easier to digest and has the added advantages of those lovely fi...

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Hi, Toddlers thrive on routine so it`s important that when he`s going for any sleep that it be done it the same way each time if possible. Try t...

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Hi, You most likely have hemorrhoids. There are medications available at your pharmacist to treat this but they may not go away until after the ba...

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Hi Nonie, These are sometimes an unfortunate side effect of pregnancy. They will subside after the birth. You can try not standing for long period...

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Hi, It is safe to take heartburn medication for a short period in late pregnancy. The liquid preparations are usually more effective. Talk to your...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Angel, You need to talk to your GP about the chemicals that you may be in contact with. They have access to research and medical information ab...

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Hi Harpreet, You can talk to your GP about what choices are available to you. You can also contact Family Planning Australia if they are located c...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, All pregnancies are at risk of miscarrying in the first 12 weeks. Then the risks are less after this. About 1 in 4 pregnancies miscarry. IF yo...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, These dates are only a few days apart and your due date is only an estimated due date. The most accurate date is your period date. If you can&...

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Hi, This should be fine. You can check with the travel advice to this area and if there are any immunizations that you may need and this may affec...

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Hi, You really need to tell someone about your feelings as soon as possible. The longer that you ignore it the longer it will take you to start to...

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Hi Laura, Occasionally babies do teeth early but it is usually not until 4 – 6 months. Sometimes the gums do appear to look as if the teeth ...

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Hi Kylie, This is quite common in late pregnancy and even more so in warmer weather. Try to elevate your legs when sitting and it should also go d...

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Hi There, It isn`t all that uncommon that toddlers simply refuse to drink milk,it has a quite different taste, smell and texture. There are thou...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Sam, Currently guidelines recommend whole cows` milk from 12 months, there are some groups who recommend it later to be honest, but that is an...

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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 de...

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Hi There, Sounds to me as though you are all well on target for weaning over the next few weeks. Three meals and two to three snacks a day is wh...

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Hi, Some babies are just early risers but i would try to resettle until 6am if possible but don`t make a battle out of it, if he clearly is ready ...

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Hi, This tends to be a genetic problem and there isn’t anything that you can do to avoid them besides trying to get some regular exercise an...

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Hi, It is fine to clean fish tanks as long as you wash your hands well afterwards. It is not advisable to handle cat litter. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Michaela, Cramping in early pregnancy is very normal and common as the uterus stretches and your hormones are changing. If you start to bleed t...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, You are still considered fertile even if you are not having a period. If your baby is on solids you are at a greater risk. If you do not wish ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009