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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Barbieri
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
At every visit: You will have your blood pressure checked at every visit. It is normal in pregnancy to see your blood pressure decrease in the second trimester and t... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Barbieri
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pack early!: It is best to get organized and have your bag ready a few weeks before your due date, so that when labor truly starts, you can just grab it and go. I... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Barbieri
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood test: Hemoglobin is the substance in red blood cells which carries oxygen. Hemoglobin electrophoresis, a blood test, can determine if a person has an abnor... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Barbieri
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Overall, yes. Blood volume in pregnancy increases significantly, and the heart needs to work more to pump it. Fortunately, the cardiovascular system... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Barbieri
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is no reason why the baby should move more after you receive your anti-d injection. This injection, also commonly known by its brand name of rh... Read More
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