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how does a baby get oxygen in the womb

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Takes $$/effort: If the woman's ovaries remain, these can be stimulated to make eggs.At the appropriate time these can be removed and placed in storage.The fathers spe ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I cannot think of any way to study the issue.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: To cry you need air passing over vocal cords. This is not possible until the baby is born and breathing.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Immediately: Babies hear voices inside the womb. They can recognize mom and dad's voices immediately after delivery because they have been hearing it the whole nin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not very: Imagine that you are snorkeling under water. Do you notice how muffled all of the sounds are from even a nearby motorboat? Same for the baby, who is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Statistics from 2008: 24 per 100, 000.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baby: It is able to flip around like you do when you are in a pool.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Different studies have revealed different results and additionally all babies don't develop the same. The ears form around 3-4 months of gestation. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Fluttering...": Many women don't feel the baby move until 20 weeks of pregnancy. Those who can feel It, usually described as a "fluttering" sensation--something like ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience Pulmonology
Placenta supplies O2: The lungs don't breath when the baby is in the womb. Oxygen is supplied to the baby through diffusion from the oxygen in the mother's blood to the fe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
At implantation: The fertilized egg transits through the fallopian tubes and settles into the thick layers of the waiting uterus.It forms its initial attachments and i ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The placenta: The placenta transfers fluid, nutrients and some medications from mom to the fetus.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to know: Research on babies born after the mother smoked marijuana in pregnancy shows mixed results. Some of jamaican women even show no negative results. htt ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Less than 2 weeks: They should be delivered within 2 weeks of due date.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
See photo. Weight: is about 1lb 5 ounces, length about 12". Download the Baby Center app or use http://www.babycenter.com to track fetal development.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
When you can feel it: Most mothers first feel their babies move between 16-20 weeks after the start of their last period, or an average of 4 months, but it can range from 1 ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chromosomes: The amnio will obtain babies cells. The dna and chromosomes in the sample will tell you the gender of the baby.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
All day: Its a good sign but u need to feel 10 per day; if not, slow it down and concentrate for an hour, if no 10 movements go to [email protected] if past 24 or 25 weeks. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
Still developing: The fetus has already formed all of the organs/parts of the body. However the cells are still developing for specialized function. You would recogniz ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Through placenta: A fetus does receive Oxygen. Oxygen travels from the mother to the baby via red blood cells passing through mothers placenta and the fetal umbilical c ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
43 years experience Pediatrics
Pump breast milk: Infants can be given breast milk with a bottle or through a nasogastric tube. The breast milk should be fortified if it is a premature infant. If th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be both/either: Miscarriages can occur due to a lack of hormonal continued support(progesterone) or a genetic defect in embryo differentiation that signals that the p ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: and you need to keep the baby safe by prohibiting such use in the house. Senjay Gupta, MD has been narrating a program on the pros and cons with mar ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Flu affects mom: Pregnant women have a suppressed immune system which inhibits their ability to fight off infections like the flu. The fetus is at risk because the mom ... Read More
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