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Hi, In early pregnancy you can have this problem. It should settle as you enter the second trimester. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Weight gain in the first 20 weeks is minimal and some even lose weight. The majority of weight is gained after 20 weeks. Spotting during pregn...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi Courtney, You may need to see your GP or midwife as you may have a small hernia that is causing you discomfort. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Lying on your back can be uncomfortable and cause dizziness later in pregnancy. Best wishes...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Your daughter needs to have some blood tests. She should have some routine pregnancy blood tests. They will check her liver function that may ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Karen, This is very common in late pregnancy. If the baby’s heartbeat improved quickly when you changed positions then everything is fine...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Karen, This is very common in late pregnancy. If the baby’s heartbeat improved quickly when you changed positions then everything is fine...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Kristy, It is fine to continue to breast feed during the pregnancy and you can even feed two children of differing ages very successfully once ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Your body may be getting ready to go into labour. Many of these symptoms are related to late pregnancy. The numbness in your arms is related t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Harshita, If there have been no problems found with your blood tests and you have a well balanced diet there is no need to take vitamin supplem...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Karli, You may be miscarrying or you may have an infection of some kind. You need to see your GP for a check up and you may need an ultrasound....

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi, Heated pools are fine as long as you drink plenty of water so that you are not feeling faint. If you do feel faint it is advisable to get out ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Michelle, Aches and cramps are quite common in early pregnancy. If you do start to bleed or have really strong cramping then you need to see yo...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, You may need something stronger to assist you. Please contact your GP for a check up. You may have restless leg syndrome that is a condition w...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Wendy, I am not really sure what you may be feeling. There are many changes that occur in pregnancy and some nerves and ligaments are pulled an...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, I am very sorry to hear your news. This is truly a very difficult decision for you and your family. A congenital abnormality is something that...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, This may be nothing but it is still advisable to visit your GP for a check up. You may need an ultrasound scan to see what is happening. B...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, It is advisable to talk to the company that you are contracting to do the spraying. There are some products that are less toxic than others. T...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Kylie, It is very common to feel the pulling and stretching of the ligaments in early pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, Aches and discomfort is very common in pregnancy and can be related to lots of things from the position of the baby to the pressure on your ot...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, This sounds perfectly fine. There are many signs of pregnancy such as passing urine frequently, feeling faint and morning sickness. You can ge...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi, The baby is really growing much faster now so you will be more aware of the movements. You notice them more when you are at rest and it is pro...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, It may be too early to tell what is happening. If you are not bleeding heavily, you are more than likely still pregnant. See how you go over t...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, I am not really sure if there may be a problem. They may wish to organise the ultrasound as this is usually attended at 19 weeks. Try not to w...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi Hayley, Yes this can be common but you do need to have a check up. Call your GP for a check up and you may need a scan. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, These are all fine. Please read the labels on the products that you are using to check the safeness. Also it is advisable to use the paint and...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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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...

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...

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...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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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...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009