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how will i know if my fetus is healthy

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
You do!: Believe it or not, only about 1% of all pregnancies have major genetic abnormalities. So...The assumption is, and should be, that your baby is health ... Read More
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Dr. George Kingsley III
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get Care!: There is no one test to assure that your baby is healthy. The purpose of prenatal care is to optimize outcomes and put the most number of healthy bab ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No brainer: Methamphetamines during pregnancy can cause negative behavior changes in children. Taking speed while pregnant will harm your child. Please don't.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
Exact answer needs .: Details and review of the images. Given what you describe, and assuming no mistake with the first ultrasound (meaning there was an embryo), then the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely not: If the pregnancy is truly 7 weeks, then it is not likely a viable pregnancy. Having said that, sometimes it's very difficult to determine when concep ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
The mother's: health is usually paramount.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Mucus plug: ...Prevents fluids from moving in either direction. No impact on fetus from ejaculation. Can still transmit stds, so be sure "healthy" includes that a ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hi. : Hi. This clearly is concerning for you. If it was a transvaginal ultrasound, a gestational sac might be visible at 5 weeks of gestation and the yolk s ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
25 years experience Dentistry
YES: Poor oral health is the primary causes of low birthweight and premature deliveries.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piers Blackett
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Significant: Graves disease is the most common form of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy. Since it is autoimmune, antibodies to the TSH receptor can pass from the mothe ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Just like any other: Antidepressants, deanxit is not recommended in pregnancy thus there's always the chance of causing some harm to the fetus. Let's hope and pray it won' ... Read More
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