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Self Inflicted Injury During Pregnancy
Neurotransmitters: Pms appears to be linked to changes in brain chemistry (neurotransmitters) that are caused by normal changes in blood concentrations of estrogen and Progesterone (female hormones) that occur during the menstrual cycle. Low levels of serotonin occur and cause you to feel a sense of desperate urgency (something is terribly wrong) when in fact nothing is wrong. See your doctor for help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Possibly: Depending on the location of the scars and how you are surgically draped - that is a possibility. ...Read more
Yes,: Although many people injure themselves on purpose or accidentally without last harm, self injurious behaviors (sib) can produce lasting damage and even death, depending on the kind of injury--severe head banging, for example. More important, perhaps, is to understand the need to hurt oneself, because usually is a symptom of significant emotional distress of some kind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can smoking during pregnancy cause mental illness and physical health complications later in a child's life?
Can fast sex shaken up or harm the developing fetus...cause any problems? Brain, etc? Sexual positions, speed, intensity are factors?
NO: Having sex will not affect the baby. Use common sense of course and i would not have severe rough sex as repetitive trauma to the cervical area, may irritate your internal vaginal structures and thus cause possible problem with your pregnancy, BUT, in general, having sex will not affect the growing baby. As you get farther along, late in the 3rd Trimester, discuss with your OB/GYN. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Besides the obvious risks, is there any harm caused to an unborn child by riding a motorcycle (vibrations) while pregnant (first trimester)?
Unlikely to matter: Once your placenta has a firm attachment in the uterine wall, the developing embryo/fetus is well protected against repetitive vibrations. I have had mom's teach their jazercise class for the balance of pregnancy & never miss a beat. Occasional mom's with an unstable pregnancy, odd placental attachment or other issue may be advised to maintain a quiet lifestyle, but that is an exception. ...Read more
Can accidentally electrically shocking onself during 2nd trimester of pregnancy ever cause harm to baby or a miscarriage?
Not if minor: Youre asking a theoretical question. Fetal well being can be checked by ultrasound / biophysical profile if you are worried that a recent exposure to electricity caused any harm. ...Read more
See a doctor: It's not safe to "treat" this yourself, bleeding can be very dangerous! go today! ...Read more
36 weeks pregnant with an uncomplicated pregnancy. Can I do clitoral orgasm during this time. Will it harm my baby ?
Depends: Recognition & treatment of gonorrhea during pregnancy does not necessarily harm the fetus. The infection can remain localized to external glandular structures and the exterior cervix without invading the fetus. Other std's like syphillis have a variable effect. If untreated, the baby may acquire gc and lose vision from a tremendous eye infection. If concerned get tested & treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can there be past injury to the vertebral artery that makes it susceptible to re-injury / further-worse injury? (force, repetitive stress, pressure?)
Yes: Repeated injury to vertebral artery is possible. ...Read more
Can a perineal tear (grade 2) and painful labor cause enough scar tissue to cause future infertility and severe postnatal menstrual cramping ?
In a way: Stress is more importantly affecting the mother, and anything that affects the mother, can in a way, affect the growing baby inside her. Stress can cause high blood pressure, which can be problematic during a pregnancy. I know it can hard and certainly stressful being pregnant in and of itself, so please discuss your stress with your dr. And get treated if need be. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"cell memory" for past trauma? Can a body actually remember pain from 3-5 yrs? Had severe pain during a flashback of sex abuse..
Yes: Your body can "remember" past trauma even from childhood. It may not come in the form of coherent, conscious statements but would be more likely in the form of symptoms like body pain. Muscle tension and even habitual physical postures can happen too. Hopefully you're working in psychotherapy with someone familiar with somatic experiencing, emdr, and cognitive processing. Be well. ...Read more
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