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Maree...
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Hi Kim, Good feeding times are 2,6,10,2,6,10. Always follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always settle baby awake into the cot. At night replac...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Dannielle, You might be missing the tired signs. Good feeding times are 2,6,10,2,6,10. Always follow a feed/play/sleep routine and always settl...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, More than likely you will have plenty of notice. Usually with a second birth you can get delayed dropping off the other child so it adds time ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is best not to take any medication that is not recommended during pregnancy. You need to visit your GP for a check up to see if you really ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Melanie, You will be closely monitored and have further blood tests to check the level of antibodies in your blood. This is an indication of ho...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Bronwyn, Differences in measurements are quite common in scans. The measurements are based on averages – so if you have short legs in you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Sherrie, From what you have told me this sounds quite normal. Your baby will not be big but it should be at least 3kg or more which is fine. ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is recommended that you have a check up as you may be starting to go into labour. If this is the case your baby is still a bit early so you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You do sound like you are in quite a bit of discomfort. I am sure that your partner would understand and there are other ways to find pleasure...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Jules, This can happen sometimes and it is just bad luck. However, you need to do lots of pelvic floor exercises to strengthen that area. This ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not uncommon to experience cramping in the early weeks. If it has settled and there is no bleeding then it is regarded as normal. Be...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is safe to continue to breast feed as long as you wish. You can also safely breast feed a newborn and an older toddler if you wish. Your bo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, It is not unusual to have periods of less movement at this gestation. Try lying down and having a cold drink to see if you can feel any flutte...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Des, Your uterus is healed from 8 weeks after birth. You will need to find a health care professional who will be happy to care for you and try...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, This is nothing to worry about. As the baby grows it will run out of room so will have to head down towards the pelvis. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You may need to have a check up with your GP. You may have an infection or thrush that may be causing your discomfort. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You really need contraception at all times if you do not want to fall pregnant even if you are breast feeding and had problems conceiving firs...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, Try not to think about it too much – about three times per week is fine and check your mucous for signs of ovulation and check your mens...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Em, This is fine but make sure that you have some fresh air in the bathroom as you may feel dizzy if the shower all steams up. Best wishes,...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Emma, Ovarian cysts can cause bleeding throughout the pregnancy. Try not to worry about the bleeding for now as long as it is not heavy and you...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You are at an increased risk of some problems due to your age. You will be offered testing for the baby to check that everything is healthy an...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, You need to talk to your health care professional about this so that you can get the right help as soon as the baby is born. Sometimes this pr...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi, Your dates are the most accurate prediction of due date. If you don’t have this information the next best thing is an early scan. So thi...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Sounds like you are going along great, if you have a good eater at two then you have done really well. I can recommend the Huggies re...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Louise, Yes, constipation can be very upsetting especially where it is associated with discomfort. That bub is having pebble-type poos does t...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, Sorry to hear that the wet bed hasn`t improved. I cant recall if you said you had been to a doctor about it, but if not it probably wo...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Robyn, There can be a few reasons why a toddler has a distended belly, often it is quite normal as their tummy muscles aren`t well developed. ...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, I love that, `licking the floor`, I caught my nephew licking a fence the other day. Generally, sterilising of equipment ceases around...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Natalie, In terms of toddler battles, self-feeding is reasonably low on the priority list. You are right, generally it occurs of its own acco...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi There, It is quite common for bubs to drop their intake of formula and really it is a case of `leading a horse to water`. So, baby is taking...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009