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Sarah...
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Hi, If your health care professionals are aware of your history of bleeding, you will have lots of close checking to ensure that you do not bleed ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, With your first baby you tend to start to feel slight movements from around 20 weeks. These start as little flutters and then become more defi...

Answered: 08 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 Nikki, Try not to be too concerned and I know it is annoying but it will settle soon. You can try drinking hot water to settle your stomach. Ot...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant you need to do a home pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant your periods will return again very soon. ...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Maree...
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Hi, Lots of things can contribute to a sudden change but you can definitely use the 6 to 12 months techniques again he will probably respond reall...

Answered: 08 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is now routine to offer anti D injections during pregnancy at vital stages. IF you have missed an injection you need to have a blood test t...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Rob, Having a problem with the shoulders with your first birth is not really an indication for a caesarean birth next time. It is always prefer...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, In early pregnancy there are huge hormone changes as your body adapts to the pregnancy. The placenta has not formed and is not functioning so ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This sounds fine. Try not to be too concerned about your weight. As long as you eat a healthy diet and get some regular exercise you should be...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi Bronwyn, All pregnancies are different and once you have had one pregnancy the next one is always a little different. At this stage there is no...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, You are at an increase chance of having another tear but you may not. You need to try to assist the birth by controlling the birth of your bab...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, If you are not getting a period when breast feeding you are still considered being fertile. If you think that you may be pregnant it is advisa...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, You really need to talk to your fertility expert about the possibility of transferring two embryos and the consequences of this. With your his...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi Naomi, You are at a greater risk of having your baby early but you still may carry to term. It can depend on the degree of your condition as to...

Answered: 08 Feb 2009
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Hi Helen, IF the cervix does thin this is really only a sign of labour but it is not definite. Your doctor is being precautions and trying to give...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If your daughter is 12 months old you can start to introduce cow’s milk and she does not need as much breast milk. You can reduce the nu...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you do have irregular periods then it is advisable to have an early ultrasound as this will help sort out your dates. Later ultrasounds are...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, These dates are only a few days apart and your due date is only an estimated due date. The most accurate date is your period date. If you can&...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, You are still considered fertile even if you are not having a period. If your baby is on solids you are at a greater risk. If you do not wish ...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Sarah...
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Hi, This is very common with your first pregnancy. Try not to worry. See if your fundal height is still below expected at your next visit and wait...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Tarron, This is very common with your first pregnancy. It may not be until around 24 weeks that you start to look and feel pregnant. Best w...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, It may take quite a few months for your body to return to being fertile after the removal of the device. Try not to be too concerned just yet....

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, There are many different types of uterine abnormalities and they can occur at differing degrees. It is very difficult for me to determine the ...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, If there were no long term complications with your first birth then it is fine to be pregnant again. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, You can start at any time. It is always good to be prepared so sooner rather than later is good. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If the minipill was not actually digested then you are at risk of being fertile. The minipill if not taken as directed has a higher chance of ...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, This is quite a common cause of infertility. You need to wait for the repeat test and if it is still high you will need to see the specialist....

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, This is very common in the early weeks of pregnancy. You still need to have a check up with your GP and perhaps an ultrasound. Best wishes...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Ella, More than likely your body will miscarry naturally. You may get some stronger cramps and heavier bleeding and then it will settle and the...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008