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23 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
I had a water break at 23 weeks pregnancy did I commit any mistake? I had no infection but I feel guilty all the time? Is it due to carelessness?
Not your fault.: I do not know the whole story, but it would be highly unlikely that anything you might have done could have caused the premature membrane rupture. Before you try for pregnancy again, meet with a maternal fetal medicine specialists so they can review your story in detail. ...Read more
I work with children. I'm 23 weeks pregnant with bronchitis just diagnosed Saturday. Should I go to work Monday?
With the DX on Sat, you are prob not contagious now.
If the bronchitis is bacterial, you are prob on antibiotics and no longer contagious.
If is was viral, then antibiotics were prob not given.
Either way, just the normal hand washing after coughing, etc is fine.
Your decision on working on Monday is more related to how you are feeling and what your employment entails.
If you "feel up to it" go ...Read more
Better solution: Better to use an old fashion water bottle with either cold or hot water in it that way you avoid the risk of chemical exposure. A water bottle comes in very handy for babies and for orthopedic injuries later on. ...Read more
Depends on drug risk: It's always appropriate for an expectant couple to ask about diagnosis, possible treatments, drug risks vs benefits for the woman and fetus. In general physicians are comfortable prescribing medications that have been tested over a long period of time in pregnancy and shown to have no bad effects; such info is rare. So ask md/do to discuss and rph (pharmacist) to give package insert for any drug ...Read more
?: Restate your question as most if it got cut off. Best wishes! ...Read more
Usually: In general its ok to ride a mower as long as it doesn't make you have contractions. Just make sure you are well-hydrated, don't get too hot sunburned and it should be fine. Best wishes! ...Read more
How Many Hours?: Your question doesn't clarify how many hours you have gone with no perceptible movement from your baby. Significance of this observation begins to take on increasing levels of concern if it's been more than 12 hours. ...Read more
Discuss with: Your doctor, treatment options exist, but your doctor should discuss with you for best choices ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks pregnant and my baby moves a lot. Sometimes he won't move that much and I want to know if that's normal?
Babies Sleep: Yes. Of course it is normal. Movement is thought to be more active when the baby is not sleeping and less active when the baby is sleeping. ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks pregnant today and it's been a week since I haven't felt my baby kicked nor moved, should I be worried? Or is this normal?
Baby should be movin: Moving, please call your OB as it is easy to come in and listen to the htbeat or to do an ultrasound. ...Read more
23 weeks pregnant. Usually lots of kicks all day but last few days just few kicks every couple hours. Should I be concerned or is this normal?
Kick counts: Most women can feel fetal movements about 5 times per hour. Some will feel much more and some less. Each baby has its own pattern and moms will detect kicks differently. If you feel something has changed then it is prudent to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks and 4 days pregnant I cannot stop thinking about the affair I had about 25 weeks ago is there a possibilty he might be the father?
Simple calculation: Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more
I'm 21weeks pregnant and I took tramadol for almost a week will it hurt my baby? And will baby be ok if I stop taking it before I reach 23 weeks?
Monitoring: Elevation of blood pressure during pregnancy can cause increases in liver enzymes. Many things can affect liver enzymes including chronic medication use, alcohol intake, previous liver infection and elevations for unknown reasons. Your doctor will monitor these enzymes along with your blood pressure and check for significant protein excretion in the urine. Liver enzymes can't be treated. ...Read more
Date of conception: Estimating delivery dates and dates of conception is based on a regular 28 day ovulatory cycle. If your cycle is 28 days liong then you could have conceived anytime between February 27 and march 7, 2014. Impossible to say for absolute certainty if before March 4 or after ...Read more
Am 23 weeks 6 days pregnant. My baby's estimated weight is 621g.Is this an ideal weight or under weight?
Certainly fine: It is just an estimate. Just continue to get a good night sleep, eat healthy food 6 times a day to keep your blood sugar stable, relax and breathe and bring to your mind vividly positive experiences. In wintery weather you can do pretend skipping rope in the house as nice fun movement to keep your blood flowing. These things will optimize the growth of your baby. ...Read more
Iron & pregnancy: You should be on an iron supplement. ...Read more
Depends: If 23 weeks by ultrasound, then it is what it is. If based on lmp, possible to be off by days-to-weeks. ...Read more
Pica, a funny word: Pica is a word that means craving and eating non nutritional substances such as chalk, or popular in the South -dirt/clay. Yes, it includes starch as well and simply is not useful to the developing fetus. For growth and development regardless of whether it causes "harm" or not. So, please stop the practice and certainly tell your OB MD and I promise you that she/he will not "laugh it off". ...Read more
Low: Your hemoglobin is lower than normal, it should be at least 12. Please take iron and multiple vitamin supplements that are available over the counter. You should be under the care of a doctor the sake of your and your baby's health. If you do not have a doctor please contact your city/county health department. ...Read more
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