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This sunday will make me 24 weeks pregnant how many months is that please?

This sunday will make me 24 weeks pregnant how many months is that please?

Pregnancy: It sounds like you are five and a half months along. Congratulations. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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Want to know what comes after 15 weeks pregnant week by week?

Want to know what comes after 15 weeks pregnant week by week?

Http://www.text4baby: There are many great websites and smart phone apps which can provide the information you are seeking. A great website to check out is: http://www.Text4baby.Org/ you can enter your due date and it will send you personalized week by week updates on your pregnancy development, signs/symptoms, etc. ...Read more

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What should I expect during week 24 of my pregnancy?

What should I expect during week 24 of my pregnancy?

Diabetes screen: Besides your routine OB visit, many obstetricians schedule your gestational diabetes test between 24 and 28 weeks. This involves drinking a standard amount of glucose (typically an orange drink) and having your blood drawn 1 hour later. This test is only a screen -- a true test involves a fasting blood sugar and 3 hourly blood draws. This is done only if your screen is too high. ...Read more

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Is it possible to ovulate and conceive 5 days before expected period on birth control and if so, how would I calculate how many weeks pregnant I am?

Is it possible to ovulate and conceive 5 days before expected period on birth control and if so, how would I calculate how many weeks pregnant I am?

Are you pregnant?: is the first question, have you done a test? If it's negative, you aren't pregnant. If you conceived while on OCP you will almost certainly need ultrasound to figure out where you are. ...Read more

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I have a abortion scheduled for december 31, i will be about 9weeks pregnant , can you tell me what they are going to do?

I have a abortion scheduled for december 31, i will be about 9weeks pregnant , can you tell me what they are going to do?

Counseling: If you are scheduled to have a surgical procedure it is important that your surgeon counsel you on the procedure you are going to have. You also should be informed of the risks so that you can sign an informed consent form. Schedule a visit with your surgeon to discuss the specifics. ...Read more

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23 weeks pregnant with twins. If i ignore doctors orders and start exercising the week after delivery, what could possibly happen to me physically?

23 weeks pregnant with twins. If i ignore doctors orders and start exercising the week after delivery, what could possibly happen to me physically?

Exhaustion: The main reason not to exercise is to allow your body to heal from the significant work associated with delivery. That said, you are having twins? Sounds like you will already have your hands full taking care of the new babies and you should not try to worry about the exercise thing immediately. ...Read more

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What to do about back pain and cramps 24 weeks pregnant?

What to do about back pain and cramps 24 weeks pregnant?

Call your doctor: You need to make sure that this is not a manifestation of pre-term labor, which would require an exam, and possibly having a cervical length measurement &/or a fetal fibronectin test. Once that is ruled out, it may be due to dehydration, musculoskeletal strain, possibly a kidney problem. ...Read more

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What should I expect at 15 weeks pregnant?

What should I expect at 15 weeks pregnant?

To feel better: Less nausea and feeling more like yourself. More energy. Routine exercise. Excitement about your upcoming anatomy scan. Consider genetic testing if you desire to know. Congratulations. ...Read more

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What to expect when pregnant week by week guide needed?

What to expect when pregnant week by week guide needed?

What to Expect : I read & re-read "what to expect when you are expecting" with each of my pregnancies. By the time i gave it away, the pages were tattered and highlighted. It was very helpful. ...Read more

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First preg. Confused. I'm 5 weeks from date of last period but 3 weeks from conception. How many weeks do I tell people that i am? Explain this to me

First preg. Confused. I'm 5 weeks from date of last period but 3 weeks from conception. How many weeks do I tell people that i am? Explain this to me

See below: The most common method of establishing dating issuing the last menstrual period. While you are not pregnant at that point (usually happens about two weeks later) it is the most stable thing we know to count from. Your doctor will use this date to establish your due date so should you. ...Read more

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18 weeks pregnant how many months not to sure?

18 weeks pregnant how many months not to sure?

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 more

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If you don't ovulate on the mini pill, why do you get a period and why do cycle lengths vary from 24 days to 35 days?

If you don't ovulate on the mini pill, why do you get a period and why do cycle lengths vary from 24 days to 35 days?

You can: Actually you can ovulate on the mini pill. Though less likely, it's more likely you ovulate on minipill than on the traditional estrogen/progesterone pill. The Progesterone in minipill affects cervical mucous and uterine lining to help prevent pregnancy. Progesterone alone, however can create greater variance in cycles, than, again, traditional birth control pill. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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If i am 14 weeks pregnant will my baby measure at 12 weeks or 14 weeks due to the fact you are two weeks pregnant before you are really pregnant?

If i am 14 weeks pregnant will my baby measure at 12 weeks or 14 weeks due to the fact you are two weeks pregnant before you are really pregnant?

Confusing: 14 weeks as the measurement is taken from the LMP not conception date. So 14weeks is always really 12 weeks pregnant, confusing but true. Ultrasound measurements always have a margin of error that is usually +/- a week. Hope that helps and congratulations. ...Read more

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What to expect for first time having sex ! what to do?

What to expect for first time having sex ! what to do?

Hope it's enjoyable: Sex should be a pleasant experience, although first time can be painful &/or uncomfortable. It usually gets better with time & practice.Hope you are using protection, unless you want to risk pregnancy or are willing to risk an std. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many weeks pregnant could you get an abortion?

Abortion?: A medical abortion can be performed in general through the 12th week of pregnancy. It is illegal in some states beyond that time. An ultrasound will provide an accurate measure in weeks of the pregnancy. Consult your healthcare provider for a referral, since many physicians for personal reasons do not perform them. Call Planned Parenthood for a referral if your physician is not able to help. ...Read more

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8 weeks preg. 2nd u/s 1.5 weeks ago hr not stronger. Told to expect m/c. No cramps/bleeding. Still have all pregnant symptoms. How long before it starts?

8 weeks preg.  2nd u/s 1.5 weeks ago hr not stronger. Told to expect m/c. No cramps/bleeding. Still have all pregnant symptoms. How long before it starts?

Unpredictable: There is absolutely no certainty that you will miscarry, and even if the baby has not survived you might not pass anything for weeks. A follow up sonogram seems to be in order. ...Read more

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If im 38 weeks pregnant what if I am 40 weeks pregnant are they going to make me wait till 42 weeks is there any way I could tel them to induce me?

If im 38 weeks pregnant what if I am 40 weeks pregnant are they going to make me wait till 42 weeks is there any way I could tel them to induce me?

Wait on delivery: No they are not going to make you wait too long. Nature is in control and man will probably not intervene unless there is a problem. Then you can discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to delay preterm labor?I'm pregnant 15 weeks with triplet

What can I do to delay preterm labor?I'm pregnant 15 weeks with triplet

Close monitoring : Triplets must be monitored very carefully. You should be a seeing an obgyn with experience dealing with multiples. Cervical length by ultrasound can be done serially. Fetal fibronectin can be done to help predict the risk for preterm labor. Choose and experienced doctor to guide you through the process. ...Read more

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