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Hi, You need to check that you don't have an infection that is causing the prolonged bleeding. Contraception can also cause bleeding so this needs ...

Answered: 25 Oct 2010
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Hi, More than likely you will go to term. This can be from 38 - 41 weeks. It sounds as if you could go at any time from now on. It is always diffic...

Answered: 25 Oct 2010
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Hi, The risks do increase with every caesarean of bleeding and having problems with the placenta at the next pregnancy. You need to talk to your he...

Answered: 25 Oct 2010
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Hi, If you are healthy and have been careful with what you have been doing during pregnancy then everything should be fine. Talk to your health car...

Answered: 06 Oct 2010
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Hi, This is up to you. You can book into regular classes doing some sort of pregnancy fitness class so that you keep going or you can do regular wa...

Answered: 06 Oct 2010
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Hi, You are due May 30th 2011 if you have regular periods every 28 days and you are certain of your last period date. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 05 Oct 2010
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Hi, This is very common for the bleeding to settle and then start up again. It si not your period and still just bleeding after the birth. This wil...

Answered: 05 Oct 2010
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Hi, Usually women with this condition cope well with labour and birth. You may need ice packs during the labour to ease your discomfort but the pus...

Answered: 05 Oct 2010
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Hi, It is always better for the mother and baby to have a planned caesar after 38 weeks. It is risky to do it earlier. If you do show signs of goin...

Answered: 05 Oct 2010
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Hi, More than likely you will not ovulate. If you do not want ot be pregnant again you may need to seek medical advice as this can still happen. Be...

Answered: 05 Oct 2010
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Hi, You can often get cramping in late pregnancy but it does not indicate that you are going into labour. More than likely you will go to term. You...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, Many women with high blood pressure go on to have a vaginal birth. Your blood pressure will be monitored in labour and if it is dangerously ele...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, At 4 weeks of age many babies get a rash on their face in particular that looks like pimples. It is advisable not to touch it other than giving...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, It can take several months for a third degree tear to heal and you may notice the scarring for even longer. Try not to worry too much it will h...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, At 38 weeks you can go into labour anytime over the next few weeks. You are haivng a few signs that your body is getting ready but nothing defi...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, It is always better to try for a vaginal birth, even though taht has been lots of damage and scarring to your perineum. You will find that the ...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, There is not too much that you can do as the baby has decided to position themselves this way. You can try to sit on the floor with your legs c...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, Your pelivs can still expand a bit more once in labour so it is always best to have a try in labour. It is good that they are letting you try f...

Answered: 21 Sep 2010
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Hi, You may need another scan closer to term to see if it has moved. It is low but there is still a chance that it will be ifine for a vaginal birt...

Answered: 09 Sep 2010
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Hi, This time around you will be very closely watched and more than likely you will not expereince as bad a tear. You should be trying to gently st...

Answered: 09 Sep 2010
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Hi, With your first baby it can take quite a while to be able to push the baby out - usually at least 2 hours. This time around you will bel closel...

Answered: 09 Sep 2010
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Hi, It is very common to have an episiotomy with a forceps birth. More than likely this time you won't need any assistance with the second stage (t...

Answered: 25 Aug 2010
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Hi, More than likely you will have a similar experience but it may be longer. You need to be prepared for a fast labour just in case. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 25 Aug 2010
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Hi, You really need to get some help to manage your anxiety. Labour and birth needs lots of preparation and if you feel that oyu can manage your an...

Answered: 25 Aug 2010
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Hi, Usually it is a position that you can tolerate is the best position. Some women find standing or lying on the left side is good. Talk to your m...

Answered: 25 Aug 2010