Be comfortable in your skin – this is a judgement free zone. Find out more!

Questions tagged premature

Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Women with small breasts can still feed very well. Try to express a small amount of colostrums in the coming weeks. Rub this onto your nipples...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test or visit your GP ASAP for a check up. If you are pregnant you need to ha...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, If you are worried it is advisable to visit your local hospital for a check up. It is not unusual at only 21 weeks for the movements to be not...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, You do not need to disclose that you are pregnant when applying for a job. You could try for a casual position that may be of a shorter term s...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Your tiredness may be caused by a low iron level. Check your blood results and if you are low in iron you may need to take a supplement. Other...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Your body can take a little while to settle after a D&C you may also check that you are not pregnant again. A period should happen soon. B...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 16 weeks. It can be more noticeable in some women than others. If you are leaking you may nee...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in early pregnancy. However, bleeding is not. It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up jus...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Mel, You can sleep in any position that you find comfortable. The only reason sleeping or lying on your back is considered dangerous is that th...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Amber, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. However, if there is an offensive smell you may have an infectio...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Try not to worry just yet. You are still in the morning sickness phase of the pregnancy. Soon this will ease and your appetite will return. ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, There are many changes that occur in your breasts during pregnancy and size is just one of them. Try not to worry too much. Talk to your healt...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Jodie, Signs of twins are experiencing more severe morning sickness than expected, an overwhelming tiredness and showing further along than exp...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, There is no real reason to wait except for dates. This may not seem an issue now but it can be when you are pregnant. If you do not want to wa...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, There is no reason not to treat the pregnancy as normal. Flying is fine. You may need a repeat scan later in the pregnancy to check the positi...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Congratulations. If you have no underlying illness or problems with your other pregnancies then this is fine. If you are worried about anythin...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Lisa, If you are a week overdue and are normally regular with your cycle then you can do a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant it should show u...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Angie, If you are worried and there is discomfort, you should either call your health care professional or visit your local hospital for a chec...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Nannette, You may either be having twins or you may have conceived during a longer cycle so the pregnancy is less far along than you had expect...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Lavendar oil is safe to use later in pregnancy. Some essential oils are not recommended in the first trimester of pregnancy. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, There is a one percent chance of falling pregnant when using the pill and this is usually when it is not taken as recommended. If you are ill ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, This procedure can be very effective if the person doing the procedure has experience and can do it without too much discomfort. The procedure...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, The discharge in pregnancy is usually a bit more than usual. Try not to worry too much, if you have had a similar experience with your last pr...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Essential oils are fine for use in later pregnancy. Some oils are not recommended in the first trimester. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, You may be a little busy to notice the subtle movements just yet. See how you go over the next week or so and the movements should become more...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, This can be normal at this stage. Try not to worry too much just yet and if you do not want to fall pregnant you should be using contraception...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Melissa, If it is clear or milky then this is fine. The vaginal discharge is usually increased during pregnancy but if the discharge is smelly ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, During pregnancy your metabolism is faster so you can experience more perspiration in certain areas. This sounds fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi, Don’t worry, this happens sometimes especially if the placenta is at the front. If the cord beat was picked up then the baby’s hea...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
Avatar Member
Sarah...
Answer:

Hi Jess, If there is a family history of twins then you are definitely a high chance for twins. Signs of twins are bad morning sickness and extrem...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009