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18 Weeks Pregnant In Children
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 done at 18 weeks pregnancy in determining baby gender if baby cooperate. Gyn saif 100% boy. Can he still be mistaken?
My wife is suffering from gallbladder stone (size:10mm) with 18 weeks pregnancy. Kindly suggest me that should we go for immediate surgery or wait ?
See below: These are always tough questions and need to be discussed with her OB and surgeon. In capable hands, laparascopic cholecystectomy in the middle trimester (about where she is now) should be safe. If the symptoms are mild, they may elect to follow her closely through the preganancy and remove the gb postpartum, but this may be associated with recurrent symptoms and worse outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dr doc prescribed me metronidazole for BV(abnormal microbial flora shown in result) is it safe for 18 weeks pregnancy? Any harm to baby?
Uterine fibroids causing an enlarged uterus (18 weeks pregnancy), reaches above my belly. Swollen upper abdomen for 2.5 months. Could this be reason?
Im 18 weeks and 5 days pregnant, and i was wondering if it was okay to take childrens nyquil ? I cant breath or sleep at all.
Should be fine: Talk to your doctor before taking anything so that they are aware. Best of luck! ...Read more
Interesting: At 18 weeks after the last normal period, a pregnancy is almost halfway along. It's the time to schedule a targeted ultrasound. Also it is the point to ask about risk factors and learn what to expect. At each visit OB will assess if diet and weight gain are appropriate. Fetal movement should be felt often by this point. If you have a specific questions, please ask so we can answer. ...Read more
Can't Measure: We do not measure gestational sac size at 18 weeks. Routine measurements at 18 weeks are biparietal diameter (bpd) head circumference (hc), abdominal circumference (ac), and femur length (fl). Gestational sac size is not measured after 9 weeks when it averages about 33mms. Typically, the size of the pregnant uterus should be about an inch below the umbilicus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Think in weeks: We discuss everything about pregnancy in terms of weeks as it is much more precise than months. A pregnancy is 40 weeks (10 months) long from the first day of your last period to your due date. Most people don't find out until they're late for period or about 4-5 weeks along. I'd recommend you try to think in terms of weeks as that's how your provider will discuss your pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can: For primigravida the time frame for baby's movements ~ 18-20 weeks on average, and earlier for multigravida ~ 16-18 weeks. ...Read more
What did your OB say: You need to be able to ask your OB questions like this, normal time to feel movement of 1st baby is 20-22 weeks. ...Read more
Hi , am 21 weeks pregnant . How to know gender of my baby. In 18 weeks 3 days scan FHR 149 beats?
Ultrasound: Most folks come to know the gender of the baby at their anatomy scan done at 20 weeks or so. Some folks also become informed of the gender during prenatal genetic tests done on blood sample drawn from the mother. ...Read more
I'm 18 weeks pregnant, can I still lie on my back? I try to lie on my side but i wake up on my back, thank you
It's OK to lie flat: On ur back occasionally when ur pregnant however doing it frequently may harm the fetus.D heavy weight of ur uterus will compress on the aorta/d big artery in ur abdomen thus impairing the return of blood to d heart ; back to d circulation ; into ur womb and fetus. Learn how to lie on ur side. It's good4romance too.Joke! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/baby/features/sleep-soundly-during-pregnancy?Page=1. ...Read more
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