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Hi, This is fine. You can start to have a small amount of colostrum present from only a few months of pregnancy. You can use this to gently rub in...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, At 24 weeks it is not uncommon for the baby’s movements to be not as prominent at times as the baby can move into a posterior position w...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, If you have had a full normal period and had no sex after this then you are not pregnant. If you think that you may be pregnant do a home preg...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Helen, It is common to get a bleed around 3 weeks as the scar heals and the scab lifts off the wound. If the bleeding settles and is not smelly...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, Any smoking in pregnancy does damage to you and the baby. Try to stop as soon as you can so that the baby can grow and be healthy. There are s...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Bel, This can happen as your body adjusts. See how you go over the next few months and it should settle. Look for other signs of ovulation such...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Melissa-Rose, If you are sure of your dates then it is quite easy to work out your due date. If your LMP was 26th Dec then your due date is 6th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, A show at the end of pregnancy is a sign that your body is getting ready to go into labour. The labour can take sometimes up to a week or more...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, It sounds to me as though you are blessed with a great little eater. If you bub is happily eating his solids and they aren`t interferin...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, I would recommend you check with your CHN on this. Central to any decision is how baby is growing. If Emmy is moving along the percent...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi There, Generally the ability to swallow lumps and move food about the mouth involves oral mechanics. It may be that baby is still developing t...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Chloe, When you are having you first baby you usually are not aware of movements before 20 weeks. Early ultrasounds do not usually show much mo...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Renee, You could try this link www.birthinternational.com/product/equip/be001.html Or you could enquire locally through the antenatal clinic ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kate, This means that you are having a baby! A ‘single’ means one and ‘viable’ means that it is alive. Best wishes,...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, It is always good to involve them as much as possible with the new baby. Two year olds are very self-centred but if you include him it is his ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, The tightenings are Braxton hicks which are a normal part of pregnancy. They can be uncomfortable at times. If you are getting a lot of pain y...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Marinela, This should be nothing to worry about but you should have a quick check up with your GP. Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abn...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Adalene, Yes indeed flaxseed is great. Ideally look at both whole and ground as they do different things. The whole seeds added to cooking ac...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kelsey, Like most things with bubs they all happen at slightly different times. You may find that baby needs a little while longer to firstly ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi There, the most common time to start water is with solids. While some breastfeed bubs who are starting solids are fine with an extra feed, mos...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Lisa, This has now become a habit to wake for the bottle. I would definitely stop offering the drink if you want things to change. Try our sett...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, It is about this age toddlers stop the daytime nap so don`t make a battle out of it. I would definitely recommend some quiet time with a low k...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi, All children thrive on routine and boundaries set so if you can incorporate a regular routine this is best. Keep in mind when a chid falls as...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Sarah, It sounds like he is now relying on the rocking motion. Take a look at our It`s Time To Sleep settling program it`s all hands on at this...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Kylie, Babies routine will often change without notice. If you continue with resettling techniques rather than feeding this should get her back...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Tiffany, Controled comdforting techniques are hard to do and not for everyone. For them to work you need to be consistent with every sleep day ...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Emily, Firstly try a sleeping bag they are great and you know baby is warm. You would still expect to be offering one overnight feed but for o...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Michelle, These things are all her sleep associations and for things to change your daughter will need to make changes and perhaps with your he...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Bel, Yes breastfeeding and weaning can affect your cycle. See how it goes over the next few months and if it stays irregular you may need to se...

Answered: 08 May 2009
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Hi, Engagement is sometimes called ‘lightening’ as it may ease some of the pressure under your ribs – when the baby drops it sit...

Answered: 08 May 2009