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Sarah...
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Hi, It may be from your abdomen stretching or it may be dermatitis. See your GP or pharmacist for advice on possible treatment. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi Andy, 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, ...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008
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Hi Emily, It is best to visit your dentist for advice as it is not wise to let any mouth infection go untreated in pregnancy. Paracetemol is safe ...

Answered: 29 Jul 2008
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Hi Carly, It may be worthwhile getting a second opinion. Is there a history of arthritis in your family? An X ray is safe if it is of your legs. Y...

Answered: 29 Jul 2008
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Hi Jade, It is normal to have discomfort and aches are strange places in pregnancy. It is advisable to discuss your concerns with your carer so th...

Answered: 29 Jul 2008
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Hi, This is normal and to be expected as part of pregnancy. It may not be advisable to continue to get a full brazilian as it may irritate the are...

Answered: 22 Jul 2008
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Hi, It is advisable to see a dentist. Tooth infections in pregnancy can cause problems and are best treated through the dentist. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Jul 2008
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Hi, It is normal to only gain a very small amount of weight in early pregnancy as the majority of weight is put on in the second half of the pregn...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi, It is normal to gain only a very small amount in the first 20 weeks and the majority in the later 20 weeks as this is when the baby gains most...

Answered: 08 Jul 2008
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Hi Cathy, It should be fine. If you are going to a hairdresser, please inform them that you are pregnant. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi Allanna, This can occur throughout pregnancy, unfortunately. Hopefully it will settle soon. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi, Enlarged glands are not an indication of pregnancy. Implantation bleeding can occur 10 days to two weeks after conception. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi, The baby may have more room when you are lying on one side as the placenta could be in the way as well. Don’t worry too much this is ver...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi, Some women can feel them quite early and others not until the last weeks. They are present in at around 12 weeks. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi, It is always best to involve them as much as possible so that they feel included. It is also good to have some time in the day that is just fo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi Nic, It is best to start to take folic acid regularly about three months before you plan to be pregnant. Enquire at your pharmacy for an approp...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi, I would aim to get them down for their long sleep at 7pm instead of 5pm and would change their bath time to 5pm. I know this is probably not a...

Answered: 22 Jun 2008
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Hi Kyla, It may not be related to your pregnancy. It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi, You can be more prone to headaches in the early months of pregnancy but not continual headaches. It is safe to take paracetemol as pain relief...

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi, Thanks for telling us your experience. You must be relieved it is all over. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi Leanne, It could be related to an increase in the size of your breasts. If it continues see your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Jun 2008
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Hi Melanie, You may not get sick but you will probably get other signs of pregnancy and you may get sick later. Everyone is different. Best wi...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, This can be normal and it may be due to the position of the baby for now. If the pains become regular or if you notice that you have a fever y...

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, You probably are not pregnant. Try not to think about it too much, pregnancy will happen soon. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Jun 2008
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Hi, You need to see a specialist gynaecologist who may offer an ultrasound to check the condition of your tubes and they will go from there. Tubal...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, You need to be about 2 weeks into the pregnancy or have missed a period to have a positive pregnancy test. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, You should visit your GP for routine blood tests as soon as possible and then you can see your midwife at a time that suits you both. It is al...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, It is always best that you inform your doctor that you are pregnant. This antibiotic is safe during pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, This can be used quite effectively and it is of minimal invasion to the mother and baby. If you are only just due now there is not really any ...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008