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  1. Hi MomToPrincesses, Thank you for your...

    Hi MomToPrincesses,

    Thank you for your question.

    I don't think that you are silly to be thinking about this now. I think that birth is important with bonding with our babies and children and...
  2. Hi MomtoPrincesses, Thank you for your...

    Hi MomtoPrincesses,

    Thank you for your question.

    A waterbirth is a great way to give birth. There are many advantages to having a waterbirth including:
    - the warm water acts as a natural pain...
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    Hello, Firstly, congratulations on...

    Hello,

    Firstly, congratulations on breastfeeding you little one. You are giving her the very best start to life. I know breastfeeding is sometimes tough but the advantages to your baby (and...
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    Hi mumjulia, Congratulations on your...

    Hi mumjulia,

    Congratulations on your pregnancy.

    Please could I ask why doctors recommend a c-section for you? Obviously this is medically necessary in some circumstances but it does come with...
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    Hi mum, Thank you for your question and I see...

    Hi mum,

    Thank you for your question and I see azcountrymum has already been helping you above.

    Please could I ask why you decided to stop breastfeeding your child at 6 months of age? The World...
  6. Thread: Heartbeat

    by ljmarsden
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    Hi stormwarrior, Congratulations on your new...

    Hi stormwarrior,

    Congratulations on your new baby boy.

    I see you have had some helpful advice from azcountrymum above. When you listen to your baby's heartrate without any instruments/...
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    Happy first year anniversary of being here with...

    Happy first year anniversary of being here with us on the forum and sharing your experience and knowledge.

    We look forward to reading many more of your posts.
    Warm wishes,
    LJ
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    Hi azcountrymum, Welcome to the Pregnancy,...

    Hi azcountrymum,

    Welcome to the Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond forum and thank you for sharing your experiences on here.

    I have three kiddies and we have just started home educating the eldest...
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    Hi loreen, That's a very interesting question....

    Hi loreen,

    That's a very interesting question. There is now accumulating research that learning through play is best for at least the first 7 years of life. The countries where children do not...
  10. Thread: Hi to all

    by ljmarsden
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    Hello Sahithya, Welcome to the Pregnancy,...

    Hello Sahithya,

    Welcome to the Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond forum. I trust that you will find this online community to be helpful, informative and friendly.

    I have three small children and am...
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    Dear Sharline, On average it takes a couple 6...

    Dear Sharline,

    On average it takes a couple 6 months of trying before they conceive. However, up to 12 months of trying regularly is considered normal - after this point a couple would be advised...
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    Dear Sharline, A woman's fertility levels are...

    Dear Sharline,

    A woman's fertility levels are related to her age. In particular, from age 35 years a woman's fertility levels starts to significantly decrease each year. This is because both the...
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    Dear via23, I'm so very sorry to hear of your...

    Dear via23,

    I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. That is heartbreaking.

    Generally speaking, you should be able to start to try to conceive straight away. However, you should think about...
  14. Dear Sharline, Yes that is right. Stress...

    Dear Sharline,

    Yes that is right. Stress (experienced by either the man or the woman or both) can reduce a couple's fertility levels. Unfortunately stress also increases the chance of miscarriage....
  15. Hello Sharline, Yes that's right....

    Hello Sharline,

    Yes that's right. Unfortunately PCOS can make a woman's menstrual cycles: irregular, reduced or non-existent. That is why it is often difficult to conceive when you have PCOS.
    ...
  16. Hello, Being active and exercising regularly...

    Hello,

    Being active and exercising regularly is thought to increase fertility levels. Other factors which can naturally lead to good fertility levels are:

    - drinking enough water
    - keeping...
  17. Thinking of you and hope you get the news you...

    Thinking of you and hope you get the news you want.

    LJ
  18. Thread: Happy wife

    by ljmarsden
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    Hi Haven, It's good to have you join us on the...

    Hi Haven,

    It's good to have you join us on the Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond forum.

    I have already replied to one of your posts and I look forward to sharing experiences and knowledge with you...
  19. Hello Nikos Loreto, I put this information...

    Hello Nikos Loreto,

    I put this information together on implantation bleeding which I think you will find helpful.

    Warm wishes,
    LJ
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    Hello, Congratulations on your pregnancy. ...

    Hello,

    Congratulations on your pregnancy.

    You are right it can be difficult to identify your baby's movements at this stage in pregnancy. It is most likely that you are simply finding it...
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    Hi LilyFrog, That's great news. I had my...

    Hi LilyFrog,

    That's great news.

    I had my first homebirth in September (with baby number three) and it was awesome. We had a birthing pool and I was supported by my doula and two amazing...
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    Dear Haven, It can be but some very fertile...

    Dear Haven,

    It can be but some very fertile women do have irregular periods.

    When you say that your periods are irregular - could you describe this in more detail?

    PCOS (polycystic ovarian...
  23. Thread: Epidural

    by ljmarsden
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    Dear Avia, I'm sorry to hear about the...

    Dear Avia,

    I'm sorry to hear about the epidural side effects that you experienced.

    Headaches are a reported side effect of an epidural and I'm afraid there is no way of knowing if you will...
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    My heart goes out to you. Please don't feel...

    My heart goes out to you.

    Please don't feel guilty about your feelings - 1 in 5 women experience postnatal depression. I strongly advise you to talk to your doctor about how you have been...
  25. If you are pregnant then do have a read of this...

    If you are pregnant then do have a read of this article by our resident midwife Jane on Preconception Care. Note that as well as eating a healthy, balanced diet (packed full of fresh fruit and...
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