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Hi K, Thanks for your question. Generally when your baby first begins to sign, they do start using that one sign for everything. A similar thi...

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Hi, A placental abruption is very rare and usually there is not much warning. It tends to be an urgent and sudden occurrence where the woman exper...

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Hi Amanda, It is very common to have a low lying placenta in early pregnancy and there is no reason to limit exercise that you feel comfortable wi...

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Hi, You need to use the first day of your last menstrual period to calculate your pregnancy dates rather than the conception date. The conception ...

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Hi, It is very normal to worry about the health and well being of your baby. Try not to worry too much; your midwife is probably being more cautio...

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Hi, I am sure that it is fine. Please inform them that you are pregnant and they will advise if there are any extra precautions for pregnant women...

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Hi, It may be ligament pain from the uterus stretching or you may have pulled a muscle at some stage. If it continues or becomes worse it is advis...

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Hi, It is very common to have aches and pains in the early few weeks. This is nothing to be concerned about. If you do experience bleeding you nee...

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Hi, Tender nipples are very common in early pregnancy and nothing to be concerned about; unfortunately it is another thing to endure. However, if ...

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Hi, You should really have a check up with your GP or midwife. You may have a blocked duct in your breast. If it becomes infected you will need an...

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Hi There, Some swear by changes in the maternal diet to help with digestive upsets for breastfed bubs, but the research tends not to favour it unl...

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Hi Amanda, It sounds like you are doing a great job – you have obviously tried a lot of different things already, in the quest to find some ...

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Hi, It is really great that you are getting everything organised and planned. I really hope that everything goes well and you are able to have a v...

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Hi, This may be ligament stretching or possibly bowel pain. It is very common to feel the odd ache and pain in pregnancy. If it is severe or const...

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Hi, Many medications are not recommended in pregnancy. This is usually because they have not studied the effects on pregnant women of these medica...

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Hi, It may be worthwhile visiting your GP for a second opinion as they may have knowledge of your previous illness. It may not be pregnancy relate...

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Hi Jodie, It can be worrying when you experience complications during pregnancy. It sounds as if you are doing everything that you can to ensure t...

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Hi, This is a very common cause of bleeding in early pregnancy. There is no placenta until the baby is 12 weeks. If the clot is unchanged then thi...

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Hi, Cramping and aches and pains are very common in the early weeks. The uterus is growing and stretching. If there are no signs of bleeding then ...

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Hi Sandy, Measuring of the belly can be quite inaccurate at times and especially at 36 weeks as this is when the baby starts to engage. An ultraso...

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Hi, You are at an increased risk of having problems with the placenta, however, more than likely you will not have placenta praevia this time. Thi...

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Hi, Sometimes when you are a bit older and pregnant you can feel a bit more tired and have a few more aches and pains. From what you have describe...

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Hi Emma, It is not unusual to feel cramps and stretching pains in early pregnancy. This is nothing to worry about. If the bleeding continues or ge...

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Hi, You can start to prepare your breasts now for breast feeding. You can stimulate your nipples several times during the day and express a small ...

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Hi, There are a few causes of the baby not growing to the size it should for its age. It can be form other conditions that the mother may have suc...

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Hi Emma, It is very normal to feel cramping and aches and pains especially in the early few weeks. If you are bleeding this is not normal and you...

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Hi, Please visit your pharmacy to check for information on medicines during pregnancy. There are many medicines around these days and it is best t...

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Hi There, I would recommend continuing with the water and fruit and vegies (see the chart below re the different effects of different types of fi...

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Hi There, We use soy milk here at home, and love it. There are a few things to consider, like any food, ‘too much of a good thing’ a...

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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you ‘pulling your hair out’, especially if you have had a great eater first! I have a six year...

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