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16 Weeks Pregnant With Triplets
Basics: A well balanced diet & prenatal vitamins, adequate rest, regular exercise & prenatal care all aid a successful pregnancy. Avoiding toxic exposures like alcohol, nicotine & a variety of medications is also important.Even the best planned & monitored pregnancy can develop complications. Having a good communication with the OB will assist early recognition of problems & response if they occur. ...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
How accurate is ultrasound at 16 weeks pregnancy for gender detection if baby cooperate. Is it 80% or 85% or 95%. Based on experience and medical papers?
Depends on fetus: 16 weeks is quite early, and there is never a guarantee. If the fetus spreads it's legs and is in the right position for the us technologist, it can be very easy to tell the gender. If the fetus does not cooperate, then the accuracy goes down, to just guessing or flipping a coin (50%). It is easier to tell at 20 weeks or so (everything is bigger). Ask the tech how confident they are. ...Read more
Almost clear watery discharge with no milky substance at 16 weeks pregnancy. once so far. amount enough to soak a panty liner. should I be concerned?
How accurate in % is normal ultrasound at 16 weeks pregnancy in predicting baby gender if the baby cooperate. Ultrasound is regular one at gyn clinic?
99.99% test: The only test that can give you close to certainty, is examining your baby at birth. ...Read more
Can blood hCG quantity test and transvaginal scan both no show or mistake at 12-16 weeks pregnancy?
HCG: Not in my opinion, especially after 4 months. ...Read more
Is it normal to have spotting at 8 weeks pregnant with triplets? If so how much would be considered normal? Is there any way to help ease it?
I am nine weeks pregnant with triplets, will i and at what point will i need to be on complete bed rest?
I'm 17 weeks pregnant with triplets and go to sleep on my sides but often times wake up on my back and my arms are asleep. Is it affecting the babies?
Prematurity: Anytime the uterus is shared by multiple fetuses, it is hard for the uterus to keep them contained! Besides being born prematurely, the infants may steal nutrients from each other via the placenta. Depending on whether they are in one amniotic sac or not, they may get their cords tangled. Sometimes an infant may be forced into a breech position because of overcrowding. ...Read more
Depends: If the triplets were from fertility treatments - then those treatments do cause some issues with weight loss- either way the hormonal changes and usually the lack of any routine with eating well and exercising makes losing especially difficult after having 1 child - then triple all that with 3! good luck! ! ! ...Read more
We found out I am 8 weeks (tmrw) pregnant with triplets, our dr highly advises against moving forward with 3. How likely are long term disabilities?
Here's another : Article that gives you an overview: http://www.Comtecmed.Com/cogi/cogi5/abstracts/blickstein_triplets.Doc. Again, contributing factors include greater risk of episodes of decreased oxygen to the brain of one or more fetuses, premature delivery & the chance that one fetus may have intrauterine growth restriction. ...Read more
Increased risk for!: All fertility drugs and assisted reproductive technologies lead to increased risk for multifetal pregnancies (twins, triplets, etc). Without stimulation, most populations have a ~1% risk for multiples. After art or fertility drugs, this risk is between 3-15%, depending on your center's protocols, your condition, chance and choices. ...Read more
I am 38 .i have triplets pregnancy for 7week.I'm worried this situation. is that possible that three babies carring for 36 weeks.
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