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Im 36 weeks and 3 days pregnant have been having sharp shooting pains that last a few seconds and its mostly when he moves my dr said that im dialated 1 1/2 cm what does this mean?

Im 36 weeks and 3 days pregnant have been having sharp shooting pains that last a few seconds and its mostly when he moves my dr said that im dialated 1 1/2 cm  what does this mean?

You're getting ready: to deliver! You're in the home stretch, that's for sure. I presume your birthing classes have taught you that the cervix will dilate to 10 cm and thin (efface) considerably before delivery. The pain could simply be a pelvic structure that is being compressed when the baby moves. Review your birthing plan and get ready for the ride of a lifetime! Very good wishes! ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant 2 1/2 cm dialated lower back pain?

36 weeks pregnant 2 1/2 cm dialated lower back pain?

Ok: This sounds like a very common scenario in a near-term pregnancy. The limited information you've provided is not necessarily a sign of impending delivery but could be depending on how quickly things are changing. Certainly though, your obstetrician is the only appropriate person to give you a proper assessment here. Don't be afraid to ask him or her! ...Read more

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Is anovate cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Is anovate  cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Unknown: Here is the information available: •PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Aclovate cream during pregnancy. It is unknown if Aclovate cream is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Aclovate cream, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use lidocaine jelly during my 36 weeks pregnancy?

Is it safe to use lidocaine jelly during my 36 weeks pregnancy?

Only if needed: Lidocaine has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. It is widely used for procedures during pregnancy but it does cross the placemta and enter the fetal bloodstream. Lidocaine should only be given during pregnancy when needed. Small amounts are probably ok. Ask your OB doc. ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnancy with noisy stomach.Why?

36 weeks pregnancy with noisy stomach.Why?

Slowed bowels: Pregnancy is associate with decreased 'transit time' through the bowels, from the stomach all the way through the colon. Audible gas noise can be a sign of this normal problem in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?

I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?

Try the following: 1-BioFreze liniment ( OTC) - used 3-4 times/day 2- an athletic sock filled with tennis balls to lower back and abdomen 3-localheat ( pad) on Medium 10 min on/10 minutes off. ...Read more

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Im 36 weeks pregnant and I've already started to dilate. Everytime i walk it feels like my baby is going to fall out. Should i go to the hospital?

Im 36 weeks pregnant and I've already started to dilate. Everytime i walk it feels like my baby is going to fall out. Should i go to the hospital?

YOU should call your: Ob and do what your OB says baby cannot fall out unless you are 10 cm dilated and you have to have contractions to do that your OB may want u to go to the labor room for a check but at 36 weeks if u and baby are fine then the baby needs to stay inside , you can be induced at 39 weeks if u make it that far. ...Read more

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I am 36 weeks pregnant and the dr told me that I am 1 centimeter dialated and -1 aface but I am due on jan 1, 2013. Is this normal?

I am 36 weeks pregnant and the dr told me that I am 1 centimeter dialated and -1 aface  but I am due on jan 1, 2013. Is this normal?

Yes: This is totally normal. You may dilate more each week before going into labor, but don't be disappointed if you aren't. This is very common, esp in first pregnancies, where you might stay 1cm even until your due date (or even after). ...Read more

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