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Hi Tabatha, There can be a stage of food throwing (which can drive you near to insanity) and sometimes if it doesn`t pass quickly having a chat to ...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, An overtired baby is harder to settle. Perhaps some allocated quiet time in a darkened room with a low key video would be better than making a...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi Chantal, It`s hard to say exactly why the sudden change but I would strongly suggest you stop the driving to settle him as this becomes a terri...

Answered: 15 Jun 2009
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Hi, Some toddlers are just early risers and you would expect him to still be having one good early afternoon nap at this age and he is going down ...

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Hi, Your pelvis may have some separation at the pubic bone. This can happen in late pregnancy from the influence of hormones that help the ligamen...

Answered: 08 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, Any bleeding in pregnancy is considered as abnormal. You will need to have a check up and perhaps an ultrasound scan. It may settle but it is ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may be more sensitive to movements or it may be your bowel movements that you can feel. IT is not usually until around 16 weeks that oyu s...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to have a check up by the dentist. Sometimes you can develop sensitive teeth and gums due to hormone changes. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Shannyn, An ultrasound scan is best performed at around 20 weeks. This is the best time to have a close look at the baby and all the organs hav...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Huzna, You have developed some mild antibodies. These usually do not cause any problems with the pregnancy. They may check your baby a bit more...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, This means that you have had a bleed around the time of gestation. This does not say why it happened. Try not to worry too much. You have had ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Amanda, Things like this can be a bit different after birth and it does take some months to sort itself out. However, if you feel tha tit is mo...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to have a check up with your GP. They can order a scan and blood tests. 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, You have an increased chance of developing problems this time too, however, your symptoms may not be as severe as the first time. You may not ...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, The minipill can sometimes cause problems with breakthrough bleeding. This may be what is happening. You may also have an infection that is ca...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may also want to look at some alternative positions or to walk more during the labour so that the pushing sensation is reduced. Warm baths...

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 Nicole, It`s easy to create new and unwanted habits when our little ones are ill we all give the extra comfort needed. Sometimes just letting b...

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Hi, Scans measure averages so if your baby is above average in size it will show as further along. If you are sure of your dates then this is the ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, Braxton Hicks are a good sign of a healthy pregnancy. If they do become painful it is advisable to have a check up. Where only a 60% chance of...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, See your Early Childhood Health Centre for advice on this. Best wishes, Alex

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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...

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Hi Lisa, There are stronger medications that can be used at night to assist you to get a better night’s sleep. Please visit your GP. Bes...

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Hi, It is not recommended to have an planned caesarean before at least 38 weeks because of the risk of complications. Try not to worry too much if...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, This may be from hormonal changes from coming off the pill. Wait until you have missed a period and then check if you are pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi, Please read the label on the packaging and if there are no warnings then it should be fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It`s hard to offer a `one stop` suggestion on improving nutrition to help with immunity; however, what I can do is offer you some tip s...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009
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Hi Kelly, Not too bad, though I have caught a flu from my 3 year old, ugh! But thank you for asking. There is a lot of information now to supp...

Answered: 01 Jun 2009