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Maree...
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Hi Dimitra, Jealousy is often a real issue when toddlers have to compete with a new baby. It would be better to have these changes in place before...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Tracey, Thank you for your enquiry. Your cycle is calculated from the first day of your period (day 1). You will ovulate 14 days before your ne...

Answered: 22 Feb 2008
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Hi Kirsty, Thank you for your enquiry. Pregnancy tests are usually quite accurate and with the symptoms that you describe it does seem as if you m...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. With your first pregnancy the baby can engage from around 36 weeks. If your baby has engaged only a small amount i...

Answered: 15 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your period dates are the most accurate way to check your due date. If you have a longer cycle it can increase you...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Anti D injections are given routinely in pregnancy for Rh negative women and also at each sensitising event (such ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It does not indicate that the baby will be born early. The baby may even come out of the pelvis as it still has th...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Ellie, Thank you for your enquiry. You will continue to only produce colostrum for now as milk is only produced after the birth of the placenta...

Answered: 01 Feb 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Once you have had 3 miscarriages it is advisable to see a specialist gynaecologist for a check up. There may be a ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is very common in first pregnancies not to show until well into the pregnancy and it is sometimes around 20 weeks or later. Try not to wor...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Sophie, Thank you for your enquiry. If you body has laboured before it has had some practice. If your cervix only dilated a small amount your ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Renee, Thank you for your enquiry. If you have had a scan then you should be fairly sure of your dates. The sac if it was red would have been ...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi , It is not uncommon to create new habits when baby is ill. Try following the techniques in our settling program rather than feeding. Cheers...

Answered: 22 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is fine to continue to try to conceive during this time. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. During the first few weeks of pregnancy it is advisable to have the routine pregnancy blood tests attended but ot...

Answered: 15 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Morena, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you are being closely observed for any signs of complications during your pregnancy. First...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Maree...
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Hi Catherine, Give him some extra tummy time during the day so he can roll himself back again this will pass soon enough. Try our settling techn...

Answered: 08 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. There has been a few studies done on testing urine in pregnancy and it has been found that testing urine routinel...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Brett...
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The Huggies Bookclub stocks a range of books to help you every step of the way through pregnancy. For something comprehensive, consider "What to E...

Answered: 01 Dec 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Susie, Thank you for your enquiry. It is very common to have sore tender breasts in early pregnancy and they can grow in size too. This growth...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds as if you did have a traumatic time with your first pregnancy and birth but all pregnancies are differe...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Andrea, Thank you for your enquiry. This type of feeling is very normal, especially in your first pregnancy. Over the next few weeks the feeli...

Answered: 29 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, An expected date of birth is determined on an accurate last menstrual period date and ultrasounds to back this up. If you had regular periods...

Answered: 22 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Your baby is very well protected from these type of viral illnesses in pregnancy. In your first pregnancy it is ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi Nicole, Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry but I am not sure what you may be describing. It is probably best to contact your carer or hosp...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It may be best to discuss your fears and concerns with your carer so that you can decide if an epidural may be th...

Answered: 08 Nov 2007
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Sarah...
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HI Megan, Thank yo for your enquiry. Early ultrasounds can be inaccurate at predicting size and dates sometimes as the baby can be difficult to s...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007
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Marie...
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Hi there I suffered from chronic reflux when I was pregnant and found the following helped me. I used to have antacid tablets, similar to mylan...

Answered: 01 Nov 2007