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Hi Emma, If you are worried then it is worth contacting your midwife again to explain your situation. Otherwise you could visit your GP. Best ...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Lisa, This still may be hormone related and it may be a blocked duct. Don’t over stimulate the lump by touching it or massaging it. See i...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Alannah, The normal vaginal discharge in pregnancy is thicker and more ‘creamy’. This is fine. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Hayley, You may be able to restimulate your supply on that side if you wish. You need to offer that breast regularly for several minutes. Your ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Sarah, Braxton hicks later in pregnancy can be quite uncomfortable. You could try long regular walks and warm baths to help with the discomfort...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, Everyone is different and every pregnancy is different. You may start to feel symptoms straight away to they may develop over a few weeks. Try...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, You should continue to decrease the frequency of expressing and stop massaging the breasts. Over the next few weeks you should stop expressin...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, It is fine to dye your hair. Please check the label on the packaging for more information. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, This can be quite common at your stage of pregnancy. The placenta may also be at the front of the uterus which can make the movements harder t...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, It can be difficult adjusting to pregnancy. Hopefully everything will settle soon and not get any worse. You may want to try elevating your fe...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi Mel, Many of the oils are not recommended in the early weeks of pregnancy but are fine after 12 weeks. Peppermint oil is small amounts is fine....

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, Please talk to your local pharmacy about a suitable medication during pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi Em, You probably need to visit your GP for a check up. It may be nothing but is better to be sure. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, The movements are 10 active movements during the day, that is, 10 kicks/rolls/stretches/pokes. It is not 10 minutes every hour. Best wishe...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. You probably need to visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, You may have pulled a muscle in your abdomen recently. If there is no cramping then it should be fine. Otherwise if you are worried it is advi...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Tanya, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. You need to visit your GP for a check up just to be sure. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi, You may have pulled a muscle in your abdomen and it can cause the discomfort you are describing. You may also have signs of gall bladder irrit...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, You probably need to inform your carer again that it is still happening and you may need an ultrasound check. Usually it is nothing but it is ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, If you have not had chicken pax before you may be at risk of getting the illness. If this happens then the baby may also get it. You need to s...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Connie, Bleeding is a sign that something is not right with the pregnancy and you need to have a check up. Some women can bleed throughout a pre...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, You may need to talk to your GP about some possible treatment. You could also try some yoga or relaxation techniques which may be helpful. You ...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Linda, Sometimes in early pregnancy you can have some bloating which can look like you are further along than you actually are. Also with a seco...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi, This is very common and to be expected. Your breast will have colostrum present and some women can express a little of the colostrum that can b...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Paula, This is not uncommon at this stage in pregnancy. If it continues or gets heavier then please see your GP for a check up. Best wishes...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, It is safe to drink green tea in small amounts during pregnancy (one or two cups per day). Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, She can try yoga for pregnancy, long walks, sitting crossed legged on the floor and swimming. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi, Stress at any time is not good for you and if it is long term it is not good for the pregnancy. Try to find a way to manage your stress, such ...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi Katie, It is safe to use spas during pregnancy. Try to keep the temperature so that you are not feeling faint or thirsty as this is a sign that...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008