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Hi, Here is a link to safe eating during pregnancy. http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/consumers/life-events-and-food/pregnancy/ Best wishes,...

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Hi, Please talk to your pharmacist about what is suitable. Cortisone creams are generally not advisable during pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Tarron, This is very common with your first pregnancy. It may not be until around 24 weeks that you start to look and feel pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, Please read the information on the packaging of these products to check that they are fine. Most of these products are. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Angel, Please read the information on the packaging of these products to check that they are fine. Most of these products are. Best wishes,...

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Hi, A routine ultrasound tends to be attended at around 19 – 20 weeks. This is a good time to check the baby as it is a good size and the sc...

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Hi, The second trimester should be an improvement so try to enjoy it. You will start to notice your size as you get into the later months of the p...

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Hi Clare, This all sounds perfectly normal. You may notice your symptoms are a little more pronounced as you are a bit older this time. Best w...

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Hi, I would think that this is a standard question for most women as women can change their surname if they get married at some time. Best wis...

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Hi Nat, The baby may just be sitting in a lower position for now. As the baby grows it will sit higher and then drop close to term. Best wishe...

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Hi, Try not to worry about your changes in your cycle as this can cause irregularities too. Try going for regular long walks or doing some exercis...

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Hi, You may not be pregnant. Milk can be present in your breasts for many months in very small amounts after you stop feeding. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is fine to wear underwire bras until you start to notice that your breasts are noticeably larger and you need new bras. Then it is good to ...

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Hi Alana, I am sorry but it is very difficult to really know what sort of problem the baby may have with this small amount of information. The ba...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, It is probably best to go off your dates and the early ultrasound as these are usually more accurate than later ultrasounds. Best wishes...

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Hi Jen, It is fine to have your hair dyed but please tell your hairdresser that you are pregnant. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, It is more unusual to have swelling earlier in the pregnancy but it can be related to hot weather or lots of standing in one place. Contact y...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi, If you are comfortable on your stomach then this is fine. No damage will be caused to the baby. You may find that it will become more uncomfor...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Ganne, The normal discharge is creamy white and a bit more than usual. If it is smelly or green then you need to have a check up. Thrush can al...

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Hi, It is best to enquire at your pharmacy for some medication. You usually can’t use a strong treatment during pregnancy so it may take a w...

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Hi, If she had intercourse at week nine it is not that partner’s baby. She may need to have a check up for signs of infection that may have ...

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Hi, This can also be normal. The hormonal changes can affect everyone differently. Best wishes, Alex

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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal and you need to have a check up. It may be nothing but it is best to find out if there is an...

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Hi Peta, Your second and subsequent labours tend to be much more straight forward than your first. Try not to worry too much you should be pleasan...

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Hi Courtney, You may need to visit your health care professional for a check up. You may have an infection or the baby may be in an awkward positi...

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Hi, With your first baby you usually feel movements from around 20 weeks. With subsequent pregnancies it is around 16 weeks. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Danielle, This is very common with a lot of women. Try not to get up too quickly from sitting or lying and ensure that you drink plenty of wate...

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Hi, You should try taking the iron tablets with orange juice as this increases absorption. You may need iron injections if you are not absorbing e...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Martina, A baby normally has two arteries and one vein in the cord. Sometimes there are only one artery and one vein (two vessels). The reason ...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008