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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 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, 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, 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, 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 Tanya, By about 3 months baby should be in a cot, they are starting to move around more and getting bigger. The choice is entirely yours. Per...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, You most likely have hemorrhoids. There are medications available at your pharmacist to treat this but they may not go away until after the ba...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is safe to take heartburn medication for a short period in late pregnancy. The liquid preparations are usually more effective. Talk to your...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Angel, You need to talk to your GP about the chemicals that you may be in contact with. They have access to research and medical information ab...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Harpreet, You can talk to your GP about what choices are available to you. You can also contact Family Planning Australia if they are located c...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, All pregnancies are at risk of miscarrying in the first 12 weeks. Then the risks are less after this. About 1 in 4 pregnancies miscarry. IF yo...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, These dates are only a few days apart and your due date is only an estimated due date. The most accurate date is your period date. If you can&...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, This should be fine. You can check with the travel advice to this area and if there are any immunizations that you may need and this may affec...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi Kylie, This is quite common in late pregnancy and even more so in warmer weather. Try to elevate your legs when sitting and it should also go d...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is fine to clean fish tanks as long as you wash your hands well afterwards. It is not advisable to handle cat litter. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009