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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Bass
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No: If your dates are accurate then delivery at 41 weeks is about as long as you want to wait. Waiting longer can actually be more harmful as the placenta ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Delivery > 41 wks: Pregnancy longer than 42 weeks is called post-term . This means that delivery is past the due date.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
From the baby side,: Usually no special pediatric care is needed.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Evans
18 years experience Neonatology
Not sure of question: If you are still pregnant past 41 wks you will be followed closely likely with nst, which is like a fancy ultrasound but as you approach 42 wks most o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
31 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
42 weeks or beyond: It mean that the baby delivers at 42 weeks of pregnancy or beyond (2 weeks or more beyond the mother's due date).
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss w OB-gyn: She is overdue now. She needs to,discuss this NOW with her Ob to,determine if induced labor bs C section is better for,her. Good luck
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Paracetamol ok: but would avoid aspirin during second half of pregnancy.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics : Bladder infections are treated with antibiotics. Your doctor will know which ones are safe for use. Ampicillin and Nitrofurantoin are two commonly use ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Evaluate: Most of your symptoms are common to pregnancy, but at the very least it sounds like you need to see your OB provider for a blood pressure check and to ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Induction always carries some risk but so does the reason why you are inducing. Induciton should not be done for convenience. It should have medical ... Read More

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