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12 Weeks Pregnant Prenatal
No: Most mom's who have been pregnant before can pick this up at about 16 wks. Most first timers don't pick it up until later (20 wks). ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
A little brown discharge not for a complete day at 12 weeks pregnancy and it stopped. Please does it means that all is okay? Or can I do home pt test
At 12 weeks pregnant, can I eat whatever I want and still have a healthy pregnancy. I have heard pre-natal vitamins were enough. Please advise. ?
Likely not: When you are pregnant you are eating for 2 persons, yourself and your baby. Eating a proper and healthy diet is essential for a healthy pregnancy. Poor beating habits may lead to excessive or poor fetal growth among other things. Have your doctor advise you or refer you to a nutritionist for diet counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does noninvasive prenatal testing(cfDNA )capture baby's genetic defects?Is amniocentesis better for more accurate results? Im 31&12 weeks pregnant.
Some and yes: The cf-DNA can detect many genetic anomalies but it is not 100% and when positive is usually confirmed by an amniocentesis for a full karyotype. The amniocentesis is the gold standard for detecting genetic anomalies . Sampling of the placental tissue _ ie: chorionic villus sampling would be comparable to an amniocentesis and can be performed earlier in the pregnancy. ...Read more
I am in 12 weeks pregnancy. These few days i feel cramp like diarrhea when i was sleeping at night! is it a problem to have this?
I am 28 years old, 12 weeks pregnant now.Is it must to take NT scan?Since am living in a remote place.So i can't travel long to take scan.
I am 12 weeks 2 days pregnant. I have an appointment next Thurs (12/11) for NT testing and ultrasound. Will I be able to find out the sex? Thanks
Maybe: if baby is real cooperative and ultrasonographer is lucky you may be able to see, but that early it is hard. It is easier to see at 16-22 weeks. Have fun seeing your baby. ...Read more
I'm 9weeks and 4days pregnant, my baby doesn't have a heartbeat, could the heartbeat come around 12 weeks or something ? I really want a healthy baby.
WHAT DID YOUR OB SAY: If u are really 9 weeks and 4 days the ultrasound should have shown a htbeat ( u can see ht beat by 6 1/2 - 7 weeks) u have a missed ab- non viable pregnancy, if u have no sxs u could repeat the us in 1 week at the most to confirm but I am sure your OB had to already tell you all of this. ...Read more
Wait: There is a higher degree of false readings at 12 weeks than 16-19 weeks for gender determination. Some sonographers state that they are able to correctly identify gender at this age but most tend to wait to give a definitive answer. ...Read more
Please obtain preg : Book acog publishes an excellent one or ask your personal OB which one they rec, and any specific ?S you have should always be asked to your OB doc, your ? Is way too long and non specific to answer here. ...Read more
What med: Please clarify babychal - don't know what medication you are asking about. ...Read more
12 weeks: At week 12 you may feel tired, occasionally feel dizzy or faint, have an expanded waist line, pass gas, have a more sensitive sense of smell, have an increase in saliva and experience headaches. Urinary frequency may lessen. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more
Being Pregnant: Gender is identified on ultra sounds done at the ob's office. ...Read more
No: Unless you are severely dehydrated resulting in major electrolyte imbalances you should be fine. Take the medications suggested by your doctor to help combat your symptoms. In one week you should start to feel better. ...Read more