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Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Professional care: Pay attention to your health. Eat well, stay in shape (exercise), and take recommended supplements like a complete vitamin & mineral supplement. For t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increased risk: Your risk is higher than normal. Depending on the circumstances of the previous birth, you should ask your doctor about Progesterone injections to he ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: If preterm labor begins & the placenta tears because of its odd location the resulting bleeding may require an urgent delivery. There are more than on ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Motor skills: The common developmental charts are dominated by motor skills early. Since these are based on nervous system maturity, it is only fair to a premi to b ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Preventing preterm?: I am not too sure what you are asking, but assume you want to know what can be done to prevent preterm delivery. 36--40 wks = normal. Before 36, = pre ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Eye of the beholder: Babies cause a lot of different reactions in people. None of these reactions are "good" or "bad". A preterm baby can be "cute" just as any baby. The s ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Many possibilites: It could be your preterm birth, genetics, need for hgh (which doesn't totally duplicate normal hormone levels) or your intake. For now, if you want to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Lin
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Absolutely not!: Periodontal disease is not associated with prematurity. Preterm infants have no dentition to be plagued with periodontal problems.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience in Pediatrics
.: This could very well be braxton hicks- false labor pains as you are into your second trimester, but if you have had a preterm delivery in the past and ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Elevated: Having a preterm birth in one pregnancy increases the risk of preterm birth in future pregnancies. It is also important to determine if the cause pret ... Read More
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