Questions tagged ultrasound

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Brett...
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Hi Ruth, Unfortunately, I`ve never encountered the need for a book on delayed language development. As such, I`m not in a position where I can r...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, You will be checked a bit closer if you are expecting twins. More than likely you will not be allowed much past your due date. Best wishes...

Answered: 08 Jun 2009
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Hi Sally, I am sorry but this must be a local term – the only acronym I know for this is Quality Assurance. This is where they check that th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi Chloe, When you are having you first baby you usually are not aware of movements before 20 weeks. Early ultrasounds do not usually show much mo...

Answered: 15 May 2009
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Hi Claudia, For twins always work on settling the worst sleeper first, separating them for the short term while you get the routine happening does...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi, If you really want to know the sex of your child you may be able to enquire at the routine ultrasound scan that is attended at around 19 weeks...

Answered: 08 Apr 2009
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Hi, This procedure can be very effective if the person doing the procedure has experience and can do it without too much discomfort. The procedure...

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi, If this is not your first baby(s) then it is fine for the baby’s head not to be engaged. The baby’s head does need to be down and ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, It can become a game so offer a drink about an hour before bed (not too close to bedtime) then potty before nappy and bed. If they wee in the ...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to try to remember your dates as this is the best indication of how far along you are. You can have an early ultrasound that can be u...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, If no other problems were found during your scan, this is most likely to be an amniotic sheet, rather than a band. Structures within the amnio...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, You need to see your GP for a check up. You may need to have an ultrasound. It may be your appendix or gall bladder that is causing the pain. ...

Answered: 22 Feb 2009
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Hi Sherri, Terrible twos X 2 !! I feel for you. Toddlers thrive on routine and the more things you try the worse it becomes. My suggestion is yo...

Answered: 22 Jan 2009
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Hi, The second trimester should be an improvement so try to enjoy it. You will start to notice your size as you get into the later months of the p...

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi, It is probably best to go off your dates and the early ultrasound as these are usually more accurate than later ultrasounds. Best wishes...

Answered: 15 Dec 2008
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Hi Emma, Since your son is 21/2 he is at a good age were you can reason with him a little and bribery works! There are a few things you can try, f...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi, A CVS checks for chromosomal abnormalities, such as Downs Syndrome, it does not check for possible other abnormalities such as a neural tube d...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, If a product is on the Australian market it has been checked for safety and proper usage. A steam sterilizer should be fine. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Rebecca, Yes it is fine to have the scan at 19 weeks rather than 20 weeks. It is fine to travel overseas at 20 weeks. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi, You may have an infection, such as thrush. You need to visit your GP for a check up or if you have had thrush before you need to visit your ph...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi Sally, Strictly be guided by tired signs and settle who ever shows signs first. If you follow our settling program the techniques we use offer ...

Answered: 15 Nov 2008
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Hi, You need to visit your GP for blood tests initially. An ultrasound is usually attended close to 20 weeks although one may be done earlier if t...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi Cindy, You can take panadol regularly to ease the pain. You can also try swimming to ease the weight in the area. Physiotherapy may also help. ...

Answered: 08 Nov 2008
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Hi, Your baby may be in a breech position. At 37 weeks your baby has a small chance of turning. Your doctor may offer to try to turn the baby with...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi Kristy, They can be wrong so it is up to you! Most likely they are correct but mistakes have been made. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Mel, Many of the oils are not recommended in the early weeks of pregnancy but are fine after 12 weeks. Peppermint oil is small amounts is fine....

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is very common to have one - two weeks difference between scans and dates. When they estimate your due date it is only an estimate and the ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Rachelle, I only know basic information about kidney reflux, but given your family history, and the fact that your daughter has recently starte...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, I am sorry but you will need to talk to your specialist about the levels that you are describing. This is a specialist area and I am not famil...

Answered: 01 Aug 2008