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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Keeping weight gain: as low as is safe for baby, taking 81 mg aspirin, starting at 14 weeks, daily for the whole of the pregnancy. Keeping an active lifestyle. these are ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No direct: Relationship exists.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
39 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy: You can't choose your babies size. The size of your baby has nothing to do with getting fat during pregnancy. The amount of weigh you gain is up to yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Absolutely.: Optimal weight for height, fitness, cessation of cigarette smoking/drug/alcohol use, control of any chronic health conditions (e.g. Hypertension, ibd, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Healthy babies are possible but, in my experience not vaginally. C section is safer although there is some controversy about this. I would never deliv ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Not true: There are no contortions you can do with your body that would affect positioning of baby in uterus enough to cause problems. Go ahead and stretch and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Baby flu shot at 6m: All pregnant women should get a flu shot unless there's a good reason not to get it. Each woman will develop some antibodies against flu viruses... bu ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, I have but that doesn't mean it is without risks. Use of psychotropic medications during pregnancy takes careful consideration as well as careful ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: There is some rare complications such as an incompetent cervix (premature dilation) but this is unlikely and can be monitored. Otherwise no.
A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Portable heater: Portable heaters can be prone to toppling over. Also may overheat. May be a fire hazard. Do not leave the heater on while asleep.

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