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Hi, The baby is very well protected in the early weeks. This medication would not have caused any ill effects on the baby at this stage. Best ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Sam, Please read the manufacturer’s guidelines on the packet when using these products and it will list if it is unsafe during pregnancy....

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, You probably need to inform your carer again that it is still happening and you may need an ultrasound check. Usually it is nothing but it is ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Dania, You should feel movements from around 20 weeks. They will start like little flutters before they start to feel like actual kicks. Be...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, You may benefit from attending regular yoga for pregnancy classes. These help with relaxation and directing your thoughts to more pleasant one...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, If you have not had chicken pax before you may be at risk of getting the illness. If this happens then the baby may also get it. You need to s...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, It sounds like you may benefit from doing some regular pelvic floor exercises to try to improve the strength of the muscles in the area. This s...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Connie, Bleeding is a sign that something is not right with the pregnancy and you need to have a check up. Some women can bleed throughout a pre...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, You may need to talk to your GP about some possible treatment. You could also try some yoga or relaxation techniques which may be helpful. You ...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Amy, You need to check with your club rules to see if you are allowed to play. Then if it is a fum comp then if you feel comfortable playing the...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Linda, Sometimes in early pregnancy you can have some bloating which can look like you are further along than you actually are. Also with a seco...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, This is very normal for your first pregnancy. It is always difficult when other people say that you are not showing much or you are not very bi...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, It may be possible if you have had a baby before. You usually feel movements from around 20 weeks with your first baby and 16 weeks with your s...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, It may be best to visit your GP for a check up. It may be nothing and it may settle but you still need to be seen, especially if you are a nega...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Keryn, Once you have had one baby, when the labour starts it is usually quite straightforward and not like that first one at all. Sometimes that...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Ashleigh, It will depend what you are wearing as when you will show and have to change your clothes. Some women do not start to show until 20 we...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Alicia, Try not to worry. This is very normal at her age. Leave it for a little while and then try again. You could also try a bit of bribery at...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Trish, This is perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. The baby drinks that fluid that surrounds it and it can get hiccups. You may also no...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Jen, He really is getting quite enough sleep and it`s about this time that they drop to one good daytime nap. It really is best to be guided by ...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, You may need to talk to the hospital’s social workers or occupational therapists for advice on this. There are many medical suppliers th...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, This is a common side effect in pregnancy. The good news is that they won’t burst but they may become quite swollen. You can try elevati...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Brea, This claim has not been scientifically tested so it is really up to you if you do want to take it. Raspberry leaf tea is quite beneficial...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Carleen, This preparation is safe if you take it in small quantities which are what you have stated. It may cause constipation so ensure that y...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Paula, This is not uncommon at this stage in pregnancy. If it continues or gets heavier then please see your GP for a check up. Best wishes...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, If the bleeding is continuing and it is bright red then you need to return to the hospital for another check up. You may need further investig...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, If your periods are irregular you may have to wait a bit longer – say another week and by then you will know if you are pregnant or not....

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, Please do not worry too much just yet. I am sure that they have a reason for the wait. Try to contact your doctor to get a better explanation ...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, It is safe to drink green tea in small amounts during pregnancy (one or two cups per day). Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, She can try yoga for pregnancy, long walks, sitting crossed legged on the floor and swimming. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Aug 2008