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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am not too sure what your doctor is describing. You can have fibroids in your uterus that do not usually cause ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can visit your pharmacy for an over the counter preparation to treat haemorrhoids. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, It is more reliable when you have waited until you have missed a period. Ideally around 3 days after a missed period will show up a positive ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Helen, Here is a link to safe foods during pregnancy: http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumer/pregnancy.asp Usually tinned fish is safe...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi Andrea, Thank you for your enquiry. This type of feeling is very normal, especially in your first pregnancy. Over the next few weeks the feeli...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi There, Yes sounds like is just her thing she likes. Just a couple of thoughts, is she tired at her evening meal? If so maybe bring the meal ...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can develop stretch marks on your abdomen during pregnancy and you can also get some rashes that are itchy. I...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. I am unable to really tell you what may be happening. You will know over the next days if the pregnancy is progre...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 16 weeks and this is normal. Some women don`t leak but others do...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You really need to seek professional advice and help with your feelings. There is a lot of help around today and ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Pregnancy causes varying symptoms in every woman. You may not have these feelings but you may have some other symptom or you may have nothing...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is probably more comfortable and quicker for you to travel by air for sure. It will not increase the risk of a...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Showing sugar in your urine in pregnancy can happen occasionally. It is no indication of any problem and it may n...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This can happened in early pregnancy and is due to the rapid change in hormone levels. It may happen again if you...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Carmen, This is her sleep association and unfortunately when you make a change like this it comes with much protest. I think you need to ma...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Hi Stacey, Thank you for your enquiry. You can look at the NSW Midwives Association`s website: www.nswmidwives.com.au and look at the education ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Jessie, Thank you for your enquiry. About an hour from hospital is fine, especially if you are having a healthy pregnancy. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Cramps are very common in pregnancy. You could try raising your legs in the evening to try to relieve some press...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There are many changes that happen during pregnancy with your body and your hormones. Every woman has different ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Hi Nicole, Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry but I am not sure what you may be describing. It is probably best to contact your carer or hosp...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. With subsequent pregnancies you do tend to get more of the practice contractions. This does not tend to mean that...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi Natasha, Fluid retention tends to happen later in pregnancy. This is a side effect of pregnancy as you do retain more fluid during pregnancy t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Blood tests can pick up a positive pregnancy test slightly earlier than a urine test and they are both accurate. ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During pregnancy it is very safe to continue having intercourse. Sometimes it may become more uncomfortable due t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Carmen, This is her sleep association and unfortunately when you make a change like this it comes with much protest. I think you need to make ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Going forward with the clock can be an advantage and gets baby sleeping a bit longer for the first week or so but if you keep a good usual routine ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Hi, This is her sleep association and it is hard and heart breaking when you want to change a habit like this The essential thing is she MUST fal...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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The fact that you are terrified is what will contribute to these feelings - they are the same types of feelings. Can you see someone to help you wi...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi Mel, Thank you for your enquiry. This would have no effect on the baby whatsoever. Best wishes, Alex.

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Hi Michelle, Thank you for your enquiry. Please visit your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing support. It is now advised not to introduce ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007