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A 30-year-old female asked:

good day dr, is abortion legal?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes, of course.: There are likely gestational age limits for having an abortion in each state in the US. For example, an abortion should be legal if done before the fetus is viable (such as before 24 weeks) or at anytime when abortion is necessary to protect the life or health of the woman, or if the fetus has a serious genetic defect or abnormality. If an abortion is considered, a couple can contact their doctor.

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Is it normal that my baby only feeds twice a day?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: When babies start solid foods they usually will tolerate about 2 feeds a day. The breastmilk or formula is and should be the bulk of their nutrition. I generally recommend changing to a three meal a day routine when they are closer to 9 months.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to not feel my baby move for a day?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: It depends on how far along you are. Most women feel movment first at 18-20 weeks. From there until about 30 weeks fetal movements may not be regular and you may not feel them every day. After 30 weeks, you should feel your baby move every day. If you are ever worried it is easier and safer to get checked then to stay at home wondering.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Should I be worried if I feel my baby move less than 10 times a day?

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Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Preventive Medicine 20 years experience
No: Not necessarily. A lot of times, you are so busy throughout the day that you did not recognize all the baby movement. If this is the case, drink a glass of ice cold water (may stimulate baby a bit more), and lie down in a dark, quiet room. You can now focus on baby movements and should count multiple movements in a 30 minute period. Try to replicate this as best as possible throughout the day.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Why is my brain so foggy these days?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Brain fog: Brain fog is a real symptom that can have many causes. Sometimes it is due to illness or hormone fluctuations commonly seen in women in the years before and during menopause. Mood disorders such as depression can cause this symptom. Keep a journal concerning your activities , what you eat and the brain fog days and see if there is a pattern.
A 30-year-old member asked:

I know they were illegal during the 50's, but are abortions still undergone today in all countries?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: Many countries outlaw abortion. Women still have them even when they are outlawed, they are just more likely to die from an illegal abortion. Abortion rates, in fact, can be higher in countries where they are illegal because women typically don't have good access to birth control in those countries.

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