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Leann...
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Hi Kayla, yes the move onto meat can seem a bit scary at first. You might find that fish is a good way to make the transition, for example you ca...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Angel, Yes this can occur in pregnancy due to the extra pressure on your blood vessels. They will fade after the pregnancy. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Stacey, It may be either the placenta pulsing or you may be aware of the baby’s heart beat. It is not anything to worry about. Some women...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you are not happy with your care it is best to try to find someone that you feel more comfortable with. Please go through the channels that...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Some women cannot feel movements as much as others. Sometimes this is due to the placenta being at the front of the uterus. Try not to worry t...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to tell your doctor that you are pregnant and they will advise on the best type of anaesthetic for you. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Unfortunately this can happen sometimes. It is a matter of finding something that works for you. It may be snacking on small amounts of bland ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Ang, Having an anterior placenta does not carry any extra risks. Most women having their first babies start to feel movements at around 20 week...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Elise, It would seem you have tried so many recommended ways with no luck. I would definitely have him check to reassure you that their is no m...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Rachel, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. You need to visit your GP for a check up as you may need a scan. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Carole, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Sleep is important in pregnancy and it will not harm the baby if you sleep more on one s...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge during pregnancy. IF there is any discomfort or the discharge is green you may need to h...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, If there were no complications from your recent surgery then it is fine to try when you are ready. It may be worthwhile waiting for one period...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, If there were no complications from your recent surgery then it is fine to try when you are ready. It may be worthwhile waiting for one period...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, With your first baby you tend to start to feel slight movements from around 20 weeks. These start as little flutters and then become more defi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You can sleep in any position that you feel comfortable. It will not harm the baby. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to contact your local hospital or midwives clinic for a referral to a Social worker. They are able to sort lots of things out for you...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Jess, You may need to go to your GP for a check up as I am not sure if you mean fluid or bruising. It is better that you have yourself checked....

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It sounds like you are experiencing some pre labour tightenings. This can happen and it will all help once labour actually starts. Try to stay...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You can try doing some yoga for pregnancy as this will help. Also swimming and regular long walks can also help. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi Shannon, You are still quite early in the pregnancy so the baby should have lots of time to turn. When the room starts to run out the baby shou...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You are at the same risk of miscarrying as you were with your previous pregnancy. Hopefully this pregnancy will continue and it is fine for yo...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is best that you try to talk to someone about how you are feeling. You may need to visit your GP who can refer you on to counseling service...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, In early pregnancy you can feel bloated and be aware of stretching pains. This is very common and to be expected. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to try to remember your dates as this is the best indication of how far along you are. You can have an early ultrasound that can be u...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Yes there are many hormonal changes during pregnancy. You can lose hair from your head and gain it in other areas you can also have noticeably...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Christie, If you fall ill you need to see your GP for a check up. Otherwise it should be fine there is very minimal risk to you or your baby. ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Your iron levels may be low. It may be worthwhile seeing your GP soon for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Karen, Try not to be too concerned about your weight. Try eating a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water. Sometimes if a woman is overweigh...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, You should have had a blood group and antibody check when you first fell pregnant. This will tell you if you have any antibodies present. If y...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009