A 35-year-old member asked:
i have a transverse lie at 35 weeks, and the baby won't move with exercises that my midwife has recommended. your thoughts?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Version: If malpresentation persists at 37 weeks, an external version may be attempted where the provider places hands on the abdomen and attempts to guide the baby into the proper position. There can be complications, so this should be done in a hospital with fetal monitoring and the ability to perform a csection if necessary.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Caution: A transverse lie this late in pregnancy can signal the possibility of a contracted pelvis or fibroids that are blocking the opening to the uterus or other possibilities. Please get a good ultrasound to confirm all is well.
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How many times per day should my baby poop?
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Pediatrics 32 years experience
It depends....: The frequency of bowel movements varies with age. In the first month, babies can have 4-7 stools per day, sometimes after every feed! at about one month, most infants will move their bowels about 1-4 times per day. By about 4 months, some breastfed babies will only need to have a bm once or twice a week! call your doctor if you are not sure.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Is it normal for my baby to breastfeed and not have a bowel movement for days?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Usually after the first few weeks the pattern of stooling can change from after every feed to every two or three days, sometimes even longer. If the baby is urinating, gaining weight and is comfortable this is not a problem.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
What other defects do infants with gastrointestinal tract birth defects have?
4 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Many: Vertebral anomalies, renal abnormalities, anal atresia, te fistula, raidal anomalies and cardiac anomalies among others.
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Will alcohol consumption prior to pregnancy have an impact on the baby?
4 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Alcohol use before pregnancy will only affect the pregnancy if your use was heavy enough to impact your liver. Alcohol only stays in your system for 24-36 hours. Alcohol use during pregnancy can affect the baby's brain and is not reversible.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
My 1month old baby has gurgling sound when she breathes, its like she has phlegm, but she doesn't have cough or cold, its worst at night what could it be?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Can be normal: Babies often have a congested sound because they breathe through their nose and can't blow their noses. Your baby may also have some milk/formula in back of throat that she is not clearing or coughing like adults would. As long as your baby is not having labored breathing, and it is not interferring with her eating or sleeping, treat it as just a noise.
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Last updated Dec 30, 2014
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