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Does spicy food affect the fetus? I'm 18 weeks pregnant

Does spicy food affect the fetus? I'm 18 weeks pregnant

No: Nobody's looked at this but i'm not aware of any reason to think it is true. Spicy stuff only affects the gut so far as we can tell. Congratulations on your pregnancy. ...Read more

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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


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What affect does alcohol have during the first 2 weeks of an iui?

What affect does alcohol have during the first 2 weeks of an iui?

Alcohol & IUI: If you have conceived, alcohol can cause irreparable damage to the fetus during the first trimester especially, resulting in fetal alcohol syndrome. Best to avoid alcohol completely at this time. ...Read more

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Am 16weeks pregnant and i tested coombs Indirect positive. Can it affect the baby or makes the baby abnormal?

Am 16weeks pregnant and i tested coombs Indirect positive. Can it affect the baby or makes the baby abnormal?

It refers to blood : You have red blood in you as does your husband. On the outside of the cells there are sugar molecules- either A or B or neither. Each of you will contribute the genes so the infant will get one from you and one from him and have either type A or type B or type AB or type O (neither). There is another Rh system. The Coombs refers to antibodies that you have against blood cells. Disc with your OB ...Read more

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Does being sick affect the fetus ? 32 weeks pregnant

Does being sick affect the fetus ? 32 weeks pregnant

That would depend on: the illness and how severely ill the mother is. If the mother has a cold - the baby should be just fine. There are some specific diseases that can impact a fetus. Take care. ...Read more

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How does CMV affect the unborn baby during pregnancy?

How does CMV affect the unborn baby during pregnancy?

Depends.: If the mother has been previously exposed, then the fetus is protected by her antibodies and should not suffer when the mother is exposed to CMV during pregnancy. If the pregnant woman has never before been infected with cmv, the fetus is at risk for in utero infection that can range from lethal to mild/none. The earlier the infection the more severe and unlikely; the later, the milder and likely. ...Read more

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If you a mother's blood supply does not cross over into the placenta till 6 weeks, how could alcohol effect an embryo during the 3rd week of pregnancy?

If you a mother's blood supply does not cross over into the placenta till 6 weeks, how could alcohol effect an embryo during the 3rd week of pregnancy?

Mother & baby : The embryo is nourished directly from the cells lining the mothers uterus. This continues until development of the placenta and umbilical cord takes over the job. I know you are concerned about your alcohol consumption early in your pregnancy. The thing is there are no absolutes here. Chances are everything will be fine. See your doctor, take your vitamins, and take care of yourself. ...Read more

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At 37 weeks pregnant TSH is 5.5 and 3t4 is .77 how does that effect my fetus?

At 37 weeks pregnant TSH is 5.5 and 3t4 is .77 how does that effect my fetus?

It is probably ok: A slightly elevated TSH indicates mild thyroid failure. Early in pregnancy, even that can affect the fetal development, although changes are probably minimal. At the 37th weeks, the fetus has a fully functioning thyroid, so that slight hypothyroidism in the mother is not expect to cause any effect. ...Read more

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Am 16weeks pregnant and this is my second pregnancy. i tested coombs Indirect positive. Can it affect the baby or makes the baby abnormal?

Am 16weeks pregnant and this is my second pregnancy.  i tested coombs Indirect positive. Can it affect the baby or makes the baby abnormal?

Which antibody?: It sounds like you are referring to an antibody screening test which is done on all pregnant women. Some antibodies are significant during pregnancy, some only matter if you are receiving blood during a transfusion and others do not matter at all. Ask your doctor to go over your specific test result and explain the clinical significance ...Read more

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How long does a baby stay in the womb after d due date?

How long does a baby stay in the womb after d due date?

Most OB's that I : Work with will not let you go past 41 weeks without inducing delivery or doing a c-section. The placenta begins to deteriorate as you get close to the due date & may not be healthy enough to sustain a labor. Sudden fetal death increases for those going longer. ...Read more

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How does amniotic fluid Embolisim happen 2 days after delivery if baby and placenta are no longer inside you??

How does amniotic fluid Embolisim happen 2 days after delivery if baby and placenta are no longer inside you??

Allergic reaction: Amniotic fluid embolism is a rare condition.It's due to amnionic fluid entering the maternal circulation.This results in a combination of cardiogenic shock, respiratory failure and a coagulation disorder causing blood clots or bleeding.Although most cases occur during or shortly after delivery,on rare occasions it has occurred 48 hours after delivery due to a delayed allergic reaction to the fluid ...Read more

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Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?

Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?

No: Your emotions don't have any overt affect on the baby other than the fact that when you're sad a lot you may not feel like eating properly. Pregnancy is a very emotional time for most women. A good cry can be helpful as well in letting out some of that emotion and stress. ...Read more

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Can me crying while pregnant harm the baby? Does crying effect the growth of the baby? I'm 36weeks and I been very emotional my whole pregnancy!

Can me crying while pregnant harm the baby? Does crying effect the growth of the baby? I'm 36weeks and I been very emotional my whole pregnancy!

Crying or blues?: Crying itself will not harm the baby. If however, you notice that you are sad most of the time, feel hopeless, without energy and are having difficulty getting your daily activities done, please discuss with your family doctor or obstetrician. Perinatal depression can be serious and can indirectly affect the baby. ...Read more

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Does retina a 0.025% cream affect the fetus if a pregnant female has used that during her first month of pregnancy? Does tab minolox 50mg affect the

Does retina a 0.025% cream affect the fetus if a pregnant female has used that during her first month of pregnancy?

Does tab minolox 50mg affect the

Hard to Say: Topical retinoids (like tretinoin) and antibiotics (like Minocycline and doxycycline) should not be used during pregnancy. If you are on these medications and become pregnant, you should stop them immediately. The likelihood of tretinoin 0.025% affecting a fetus in the first trimester is very low. Oral Minocycline can affect the development of the teeth. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Do medicines taken by a pregnant woman affect the unborn baby?

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Do medicines taken by a pregnant woman affect the unborn baby?

Pregnancy & Med's.: Many medications are risky or contraindicated in pregnancy. The list is quite extensive. If any medications are prescribed, close monitoring is a must, as well as thorough discussions of beneficial as well as possible risks, along with review of risks of coming off of the medications when plan pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does yeast infection cream while pregnant reach the baby? Does it cross the placenta? Will terconazole 3day regimen 0.8% harm my baby? I'm 37weeks

Does yeast infection cream while pregnant reach the baby? Does it cross the placenta? Will terconazole 3day regimen 0.8% harm my baby? I'm 37weeks

No harm to baby: You've been asking questions repeatedly about your yeast infection. As in my previous reply, you can be sure your doctor would not have prescribed terconazole unless it were safe. It won't hurt the baby. If you have further concerns, you'll get the best advice from your doctor's office. HealthTap can't help more than we already have. Best wishes for safe delivery and a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Drank alcohol until discovered pregnant @ 4wks- 2 nights of heavy drinking @wk3. Harm the baby? Alcohol in 1st tri cause baby to grow slowly/measure off?

Drank alcohol until discovered pregnant @ 4wks- 2 nights of heavy drinking @wk3. Harm the baby? Alcohol in 1st tri cause baby to grow slowly/measure off?

Stop now : Fetal alcohol syndrome is caused by prolonged alcohol exposure. 2 nights of drinking when you were only 3-4 weeks pregnant is not going to cause an issue. It is important that you avoiding drinking now. ...Read more