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13 Weeks Pregnant
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
1-4 weeks.: When a woman who is pregnant starts showing depends on whether she is long waisted or short waisted. A woman with a short torso will show earlier, perhaps by 14-16 weeks. A woman with a long torso may take several weeks more to show. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Doubt it: Most mothers with prior experience will perceive their baby by 16 weeks, while 1st timers usually take longer. At 13 weeks they are active, but weigh less than 4 oz. How you would distinguish its movements from that of random bowel gas migration is hard to say. There may be a bit of anticipation involved. ...Read more
If your dates: Are good about 11 weeks ago. That corresponds to having sex about 2-7 days earlier. Ovulation occurs 2 weeks after the first day of the last period. It takes sperm time to reach the egg and it can live up to 7 days. Fertilization occurs about 12-24 hours after ovulation. Gd luck. ...Read more
I am 13 weeks pregnant & my baby's hb from around 8 weeks to 12 weeks stayed around 164, but now it's between 145 & 155. Is this normal?
Normal: Yes, that is a normal range for a fetal heartbeat. ...Read more
Hi I'm 13 weeks pregnant at the moment I was just wondering if I got a scan at 4 months or about 2 weeks after I'm 4 months can they tell me gender?
Possibly: It would be better to wait until at least 20+ weeks gestation as a penis is easier to see at that time and if not seen is more accurate in designating the fetus as a female. ...Read more
Hellow I have aquick question im just having a hard time keeping with the month I was wondering so now im 13 weeks pregnant I will be 14 on sat how many months I am now because online the length says different answers?
Weeks/months: There are 4.3 weeks per month so 9weeks is about two months. ...Read more
Hi! I am potentially going on a ship ride for work on a US Navy ship. There is potential for rough seas, strenuous environment and we will be about 50+ miles from land. I will be about 12-13 weeks pregnant at this time. With limited resources in case of a
Unclear: There is no reason why anyone in general, at 12-13 weeks pregnant should change anything about their work status, because they are pregnant..... unless the nature of the job is going to be potentially hazardous to the health of the pregnancy. For example, working with radiation, chemicals or in situations that require heavy lifting, etc. Tell your superiors that you are pregnant! ...Read more
Yes if you do not have an incident.
No if you will
But that is hard to predict
Some studies suggest that 1/3 of women do have one miscarriage.
My advice to patients during PG is not to do anything that they would regret doing if they have a miscarriage--then they will not "wish I had not done that" ...Read more
Do not take Clotrimazole in pregnancy (class c - animal side-effects noted). I cannot think why anyone would prescribe Clotrimazole in pregnancy - seek a second opinion for your condition.
If you are talking about oral fluconazole, it may be taken as a one time 150 mg dose with appropriate counseling (fetal risks exist). Prefer topical treatment for yeast vaginitis! ...Read more
Deer jerky: I do not know any reason you can not eat any food that has been cooked and processed correctly. ...Read more
No it shouldn't: Please call your OB so they can tell you what they want you to take, if u wee my pt, I would tell you extra vit c, tylenol (acetaminophen) if a temp, and plain Claritin if the sinuses are stuffy and throat lozenges with zinc and plain robituusin, if u start coughing up sputum that is not clear you may need antibiotics for a bronchitis, etc, but if it stays clear then no. ...Read more
13 weeks.: For this 25 yo female at 13 weeks gestation with fetal head down. The fetus will continue to move and rotate inside the uterine cavity which is also very crucial in the development of the muskuloskeletal system. The position and presentation gets steady from 36 to 37 weeks gestation in preparation for onset of labor. Thus there is nothing to worry about now. Good luck. ...Read more
See your doctor.: If you were a heavy drinker, you will need help to quit drinking. See your doctor, which will help decrease your drinking safely. If it just was a one time event you still need to see your doctor for prenatal care. Quitting the drinking safely is still part of the solution. ...Read more
Varies: Some people show early, others don't show until mid to late second trimester. As long as you are gaining weight appropriately, rest assured. Link below is from a forum with estimated fetal size during pregnancy. You can see why it would be hard to show in the early stages. Http://m.thebump. Com/pregnancy/pregnancy-tools/articles/how-big-is-baby. Aspx ...Read more