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Hi, If you have had a full normal period and had no sex after this then you are not pregnant. If you think that you may be pregnant do a home preg...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, You may be more aware of these with a subsequent pregnancy. These are very normal and signs of a healthy pregnancy. You also tend to niggle mo...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Any smoking in pregnancy does damage to you and the baby. Try to stop as soon as you can so that the baby can grow and be healthy. There are s...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Kristy, No this will have no ill effects on your baby. Look after yourself and try to get over it as soon as you can. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Usually the medication is really the only thing that will actually stop the itching. Otherwise you can try pinetarsol products that can ease t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Melissa-Rose, If you are sure of your dates then it is quite easy to work out your due date. If your LMP was 26th Dec then your due date is 6th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, A show at the end of pregnancy is a sign that your body is getting ready to go into labour. The labour can take sometimes up to a week or more...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It is possible to get a leak in the bag and then for it to repair itself. Usually it is from somewhere behind the baby and not at the front of...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I would recommend you check with your CHN on this. Central to any decision is how baby is growing. If Emmy is moving along the percent...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Generally the ability to swallow lumps and move food about the mouth involves oral mechanics. It may be that baby is still developing t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Chloe, When you are having you first baby you usually are not aware of movements before 20 weeks. Early ultrasounds do not usually show much mo...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, It does sound as if you are in a difficult situation. You need to visit your GP and tell them of your concerns. They can refer you and your hu...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Most pregnancies are very close to 40 weeks or 41 weeks. Try not to get too anxious that the baby is ready to come otherwise it can be a long ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kate, This means that you are having a baby! A ‘single’ means one and ‘viable’ means that it is alive. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, It is always good to involve them as much as possible with the new baby. Two year olds are very self-centred but if you include him it is his ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, The tightenings are Braxton hicks which are a normal part of pregnancy. They can be uncomfortable at times. If you are getting a lot of pain y...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Marinela, This should be nothing to worry about but you should have a quick check up with your GP. Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abn...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Diarrhea or fluid loss is not considered normal during pregnancy. You need to see your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, Yes it should be fine, while regular sour cream is high in fat, just a little bit on occasions would be fine. Such dairy products are m...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Cassie, This is now Alyssa`s routine. For things to change you need to set new rules. Children thrive on having boundaries set and you need to...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, Any medications need to be checked with your pharmacist or GP during pregnancy. SO please check with them. Warm baths are fine during pregnanc...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Any medications need to be checked with your pharmacist or GP during pregnancy. SO please check with them. Warm baths are fine during pregnanc...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Melanie, You may have some nerve pressure form the extra fluid that is present in your body. It is best that you visit your GP for a check up a...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Lower abdominal cramping and bloating is very common in early pregnancy. If it is not severe and there is no associated bleeding then it is fi...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Bec, At this stage in the pregnancy this enlargement can be present. It may be an indication of a problem with the heart but usually it is diff...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi Roxane, It is really just a matter of finding something that will work for you. Pinetarsol is great for itching. If you are finding that remedi...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Identifying the sex of the baby can be difficult sometimes and it also depends on the skill of the person. If it is really important you may b...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Jessica, I recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always resettle baby awake into the cot after a night feed. You would expect to f...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi Jessica, I recommend you follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always resettle baby awake into the cot after a night feed. You would expect to f...

Answered: 01 May 2009
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Hi, Some toddlers are just early risers, don`t make a battle out of resettling his body clock mat still think it`s 6.30 am(daylight saving time) S...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009