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how to get baby to drop into birth canal

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May not be obvious: A pregnant woman may feel a little different after her baby has dropped. Her baby will be taking up more room in her pelvis, so she will probably fin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience Gynecology
How many weeks along: Most doctors allow the pregnancy to continue untill 41-42 weeks before inducing labor. Just because the baby is in the canal does not mean one can pre ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
???: no one knows. baby in the birth canal is not predictive
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Pneumonia and eye infections can occur in the baby. Pregnant women are usually screened for chlamydia during the pregnancy so that they can be treate ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
No: Vitamin drops will not interfere with breast feeding. Give them as your doctor has recommended.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Scott
Specializes in General Practice
Crying : Good question. One in which millions of mothers have asked. There is no right answer. Baby crying is common sense. They are hungry, dirty diaper, gass ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Toilet training: Here are a few things to try. You probably don't want to go out and buy another potty, but they make ones that can be set up on the toilet, with steps ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely : Shaken baby syndrome occurs when significant forces are applied to a baby after birth. Your body's uterus and fluids are quite effective for preventio ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Breastfeeding: Some breast fed babies will not take a bottle especially if it is introduced later rather than sooner. Those babies adjust their eating habits to when ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. Bennett
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Luck: There are no proven methods for sex selection of a child. There are lots of old wives tales out there, but none are proven to be work consistently. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Things for baby, mom: An OB provider can tell a patient what to pack for a particular hospital. There are also lists online. My suggestion is to take things that are needed ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Establish a good bedtime routine. Do not hold your baby until he/she falls asleep. Place your baby tired but awake, in the crib , and let him or her f ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can lose a pregnancy on any day after conception.
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Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience Pediatrics
Put him in Awake: Make sure that when you put your baby down for nap, for sleep, or just for a "rest" that he/she remembers being put down in the crib. This means you c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
16 weeks: About 16 weeks. Some very thin people as early as 13 - 14 weeks.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Neonatalogists or pediatricians who specialize in the care of premature infants will examine the baby and determine whether or not the baby needs to g ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No real positioning: No matter what the flexion (front, mid or backwards) of the uterus, you are likely to conceive if you are of reproductive age with sex during ovulator ... Read More
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You don't have to go through with an external version (that's the name for turning the baby) unless you want. You have to give consent for it, as the ... 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Best to treast: Most doctors, especially if you are preterm, would wish to treat the BV to help prevent preterm birth. If you were to have BV during delivery it woul ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy: 30 and 32 week pregnancies are differentiated by ultrasound dating - with the earlier dating the most accurate. About 75% of babies go head down by 3 ... Read More
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