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22 weeks pregnant is 6 months?

22 weeks pregnant is 6 months?

Pregnancy: A normal pregnancy lasts 40 weeks. In actuality
a pregnancy starts 2 weeks after menses, although we count weeks from menses. Therefore 6 weeks = (4 weeks) 1 month gestational age, so 22 weeks = (20 weeks) 5 months ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Does yelling/getting upset at 22+ weeks pregnant hurt baby?

Does yelling/getting upset at 22+ weeks pregnant hurt baby?

Never good: Minimizing stress is ideal during pregnancy, and of course, yelling is stressful. But the actual quantitative effect yelling isn't clearly delineated. Stress reduction like yoga and counseling during pregnancy does reduce stress hormones which have been associated with preterm labor, but again there are limited studies in regards to this. ...Read more

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Getting Pregnant with IVF (Checklist)

Get complete testing for egg and sperm quality
yearly
Check clinic success rate and compare to other regional programs
4x year
Consider IVF (all treatments) earlier as more successful
2x year
Try to have Day 5 (blastocyst) transfers if possible for implantation
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I am 22 weeks pregnant. When is it not recommended to fly by plane?

I am 22 weeks pregnant. When is it not recommended to fly by plane?

36 weeks: It is ok to fly at any time, but after 36 weeks most airlines restrict travel due to the increased risk of labor and delivery in the air where there is no assistance for problems that can occur. ...Read more

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If I am 22 weeks pregnant, could've I gotten pregnant from sex 25 weeks ago?

If I am 22 weeks pregnant, could've I gotten pregnant from sex 25 weeks ago?

22 WEEKS AGO: If you are 22 weeks pregnant, that means you got pregnant 22 weeks ago
and if you got pregnant 25 weeks ago, than you are 25 weeks pregnant. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and have not gained any weight should I be concerned?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and have not gained any weight should I be concerned?

Maybe: If you were morbidly obese at conception, then the baby may be growing normally, but your weight remains the same. If that is not the case and your OB MD notes that the baby is not developing properly, then you should discuss this with your treating OB MD. ...Read more

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A woman 22 weeks pregnant is claiming her baby is measuring 4 lbs. Is this possible?

A woman 22 weeks pregnant is claiming her baby is measuring 4 lbs. Is this possible?

Maybe 32 weeks?: A 22 week fetus is very small and cannot survive outside the mother. ...Read more

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I'm currently 22 weeks pregnant, and still don't know the sex... When will I find out?

I'm currently 22 weeks pregnant, and still don't know the sex... When will I find out?

Ultrasound: If someone wants to know the sex of their fetus, usually that happens at the time of an ultrasound done at about 20 weeks. Sometimes the fetus is in a position that makes it difficult to see what sex it is, but most of the time it is possible. Your prenatal provider may be able to tell you by looking at your ultrasound report. ...Read more

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22 weeks pregnant, should I be feeling baby move everyday? Have not felt him in about a day.

22 weeks pregnant, should I be feeling baby move everyday? Have not felt him in about a day.

18-22 weeks: Most people will begin to feel the baby move between 18-22 weeks. After that time most can feel about 5 movements an hour. It is important to have regular prenatal visits to make sure all is well. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant but I got pregnant at the end of december. Could I be pregnant with another mans child?

I am 22 weeks pregnant but I got pregnant at the end of december. Could I be pregnant with another mans child?

Yes: If you had intercourse with more than one man, then it is possible for you to be pregnant with any of their children. Need a lot more information as to your exact due date, us dating, last menstrual period and prior usual cycle, and even then paternity cannot be absolutely determined until baby is born and testing is done. Talk to OB about your concerns and see if they can help you sort out dates. ...Read more

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22 weeks pregnant. A few weeks ago felt baby kicks few times a day. This last week, only feeling approx once a day. Is this normal?

22 weeks pregnant. A few weeks ago felt baby kicks few times a day. This last week, only feeling approx once a day. Is this normal?

Yes it can be: It is common to start feeling the baby move 18-22 weeks. In the first month after it begins feeling the movement is very erratic. Over the next 2-4 weeks the movements should get more regular. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant &my baby usually moves around 9 in the morning, 1 in the afternoon, 6 or 7pm & again at about 10pm but last night he didn't move?

I am 22 weeks pregnant &my baby usually moves around 9 in the morning, 1 in the afternoon, 6 or 7pm & again at about 10pm but last night he didn't move?

May attention today: Variations are very normal even if it seems like your baby is regular like clockwork! So usually this is not an issue. However, if you notice decreased or no movement for longer, be seen right away. This can be scary especially with a first baby. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant why am I not showing yet?

I am 22 weeks pregnant why am I not showing yet?

Unusual: Are you over weight? Sometimes large women don't show as early as thin women do? Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I'm 22 weeks pregnant, what brand of sunscreen is safe to use?

I'm 22 weeks pregnant, what brand of sunscreen is safe to use?

General rules: Topical lotions and creams are safe during pregnancy because the medicines/chemicals they contain do not penetrate the skin deep enough to be absorbed. I would consider any of the currently available products safe. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and haven't felt my baby kick should I be worried?

Not necessarily: That was around when I felt movement in my pregnancy. I know it seems really late especially if you talk to some women who say they feel movement at 16 weeks! Likely you're baby is fine, but if you're at all worried, you can go to l&d and get checked out any time of day or night. Or make an appt with our doctor to see baby's heart rate and confirm fluid is good and baby moving on ultrasound. ...Read more

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I'm 22 weeks pregnant and getting awefull back pains. How can I ease the pain?

Several suggestions: Wear good supportive shoes with a good arch support. Flats are not good. Get a support belt specifically intended for pregnant women. There are several excellent ones on the market. Gentle low back massage by your support person. Moist heat on your lower back (hand towel in warm water). And most importantly, make sure you don't have another cause (such as a kidney infection or disc problem). ...Read more

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I'm 22 weeks pregnant when should I start to notice milk coming out or producing milk?

Lactation: The first stage of milk production (or initiation) occurs during the second half of pregnancy. Small amounts of milk may be secreted after about 16 weeks of gestation. The second stage (activation) involves breast swelling and copious milk production. This usually doesn't occur until about 2-3 days postpartum, but may be delayed with lower early milk volume, if this is your first pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 22 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing an increase of headaches, is that normal?

I'm 22 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing an increase of headaches, is that normal?

Common occurance: Headaches in pregnancy are a common occurrence and are likely related to hormonal fluctuations. Your increased blood volume and circulation may also play a part, or it may be high blood pressure. Stopping caffeine can also cause withdrawal headaches. Other potential headache causes include lack of sleep, sinus congestion, allergies, eyestrain, stress, depression, hunger, and dehydration.. ...Read more

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Iam 22 weeks pregnant. And my height is 165 and my current weight is 68 is it over weight?

Iam 22 weeks pregnant. And my height is 165 and my current weight is 68 is it over weight?

Weight: Your BMI is 22.8 kg/m2. This is not considered overweight. Total normal weight gain in pregnancy is 11-15 kg weight gain at 40 weeks. ...Read more

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22 weeks pregnant and taking 4 mg of Suboxone can I stop taking it and will it hurt my baby if I go through w/d?

22 weeks pregnant and taking 4 mg of Suboxone can I stop taking it and will it hurt my baby if I go through w/d?

Withdrawl: Please do not stop taking Suboxone without supervision of a physician. You may experience adverse effects to yourself which can ultimately be harmful to your fetus. Suboxone is used to control withdrawal in a medically supervised environment. ...Read more

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22 weeks pregnant. Been feeling like bugs crawling all over body but don't see anything. Not itchy just that awful feeling...Plz help im terrified

22 weeks pregnant. Been feeling like bugs crawling all over body but don't see anything. Not itchy just that awful feeling...Plz help im terrified

Dry skin?: Certainly it's not bugs. If you don't see them, they're not there. Try moisturizing skin lotion, or even Benadryl (diphenhydramine) lotion for itching. See a doctor if rash develops. ...Read more