Footnotes numbering in MS Word documents


Hello everyone!
I've got a Word document (MS Office 2016), which is split into units and every unit has footnotes whose numbering begins with 1, 2 and so on. Nevertheless, I can't seem to find a way for those numbers to be read properly by NVDA. For instance, the 1st unit contains 2 footnotes, numbered 1 and 2 (which are read properly), but then in the 2nd unit (where footnotes' numbering starts from the beginning), NVDA reads "Footnote 3", instead of "Footnote 1" as it is supposed to be, so it recognizes all document footnotes as if they are with continuous numbering. Has such an issue occured to anyone? Any ideas for solving this are welcome!
Thank you in advance!

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