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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a pregnancy test. Missed periods or no periods are very commo...

Answered: 22 Apr 2008
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Hi Kelly, Thank you for your enquiry. It is necessary to have your rubella immunity checked with each pregnancy and sometimes more often as in som...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. A dark stool is caused by taking iron supplements. If you are taking a pregnancy vitamin or iron tablets this is w...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very normal to feel anxious in the early stages of pregnancy, especially following a miscarriage. General ac...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Natalie, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton hicks do start to be felt around this time and you may be more sensitive to feeling them. Try not ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Cat, It`s hard to stop him so make sure your cot is made up according to SIDS guidelines. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi Susan, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to plan to see a midwife early in the pregnancy and you probably should organise this soon. ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is probably not advisable to do this when breast feeding. Your breasts are a different size and shape at the mo...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is advisable to visit a physiotherapist for advice as they can provide information on supporting the pelvis and...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton Hicks are usually painless tightenings of the uterus. Sometimes in later pregnancy the tightenings can be ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does sound as if it is too early to determine if it is twins but it may be as the two sacs can indicate. Unfort...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does look as if it is a bit all over the place. Please discuss this with your carers but the levels are still f...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Leah, Palpitations are quite common in pregnancy but you still need to have a check up, so visit your GP. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi Linda, Thank you for your enquiry. It is always advisable to be checked over as any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. Best wis...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This may be just a small amount of the plug which can happen at times. As long as there are no contractions and no...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi Angela, Thank you for your enquiry. Try not to worry about this for now as I am sure that your doctor would advise you if things were not going...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal and needs to be checked. It may be nothing but it is best to be ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Here is a link to an article and there are links listed at the bottom of the article to other organisations: http:...

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby will move more than you can feel it but you should be able to feel at least 10 active movements per day....

Answered: 22 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. This is perfectly normal. You may need to use breast pads so that the milk doesn’t leak on your clothes. Th...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi, You really do need to be guided by his tired signs and it sounds to me like you really know what you are doing. He will drop a nap in his own...

Answered: 15 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. As with all herbal medicines the dosages and strengths vary so it is difficult to say a definite yes or no. Guaran...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Wuanita, Thank you for your enquiry. It is probably worth seeing a physiotherapist for an assessment. They may be able to offer something else ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Sarah, Thank you for your enquiry. Your milk supply will gradually ease. You need to not stimulate your breasts at all as this will encourage m...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You need to see your GP for a check up. You may have a skin condition that needs more treatment than just moisturi...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, This may be the ligaments stretching that help hold the uterus. This is very common. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi Imi, Thank you for your enquiry. It may take your body several months to readjust after stopping the pill. You also need to do a pregnancy test...

Answered: 08 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Green tea is safe to drink during pregnancy but it does contain caffeine so it is best to limit it or use decaffei...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. In pregnancy it is normal to have an increased vaginal discharge – usually a whitish/cream colour. If it is ...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Nicoll, Thank you for your enquiry. This discomfort may be due to the position of the baby at the moment. You can try doing some pelvic floor e...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008