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Hi, There is no reason not to treat the pregnancy as normal. Flying is fine. You may need a repeat scan later in the pregnancy to check the positi...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Lisa, If you are a week overdue and are normally regular with your cycle then you can do a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant it should show u...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi Nannette, You may either be having twins or you may have conceived during a longer cycle so the pregnancy is less far along than you had expect...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, The discharge in pregnancy is usually a bit more than usual. Try not to worry too much, if you have had a similar experience with your last pr...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, Essential oils are fine for use in later pregnancy. Some oils are not recommended in the first trimester. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, You may be a little busy to notice the subtle movements just yet. See how you go over the next week or so and the movements should become more...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, During pregnancy your metabolism is faster so you can experience more perspiration in certain areas. This sounds fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Angel, Yes this can occur in pregnancy due to the extra pressure on your blood vessels. They will fade after the pregnancy. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Ang, Having an anterior placenta does not carry any extra risks. Most women having their first babies start to feel movements at around 20 week...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Carole, It is fine to sleep where you are comfortable. Sleep is important in pregnancy and it will not harm the baby if you sleep more on one s...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your sleep related questions to Maree, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Jess, You may need to go to your GP for a check up as I am not sure if you mean fluid or bruising. It is better that you have yourself checked....

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, You can try doing some yoga for pregnancy as this will help. Also swimming and regular long walks can also help. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is best that you try to talk to someone about how you are feeling. You may need to visit your GP who can refer you on to counseling service...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, In early pregnancy you can feel bloated and be aware of stretching pains. This is very common and to be expected. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Yes there are many hormonal changes during pregnancy. You can lose hair from your head and gain it in other areas you can also have noticeably...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Your iron levels may be low. It may be worthwhile seeing your GP soon for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, In early pregnancy you can have this problem. It should settle as you enter the second trimester. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, At 5 months you might still expect to be offering one overnight feed but not 2 feeds. After about 6 months baby should be able to sleep throu...

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 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 Samantha, Breast milk production is best at night – the hormone levels are higher at night. You need to set some time to regularly expres...

Answered: 22 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, Yes this can be normal for you. Some women start to leak colostrum from around 20 weeks. It is good to express a small amount of the colostrum...

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, 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, 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 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