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I am 26 weeks pregnant with second baby. What kind of things can I eat?

I am 26 weeks pregnant with second baby. What kind of things can I eat?

Anything you want: At this point in your pregnancy you can probably eat anything you want. Your md can help you choose healthy foods that are good for your baby, and avoid ones that might have a bad effect. Your body will also plainly tell you what it doesn't want. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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26 weeks pregnant and it bleeds every time i go number two, is that normal.?

26 weeks pregnant and it bleeds every time i go number two, is that normal.?

Not Normal: No it is not normal and you should get it checked by your obstetrician to find what is going on. ...Read more

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Getting Pregnant with IVF (Checklist)

Get moderate exercise
30 Min, Daily for 3 months
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What can I do for pinch in my back, i'm 26 weeks pregnant. I've had the pinch for weeks now..

What can I do for pinch in my back, i'm 26 weeks pregnant. I've had the pinch for weeks now..

Symptom relief: Most pregnant women limit medications by mouth to tylenol, (acetaminophen) and you can try the appropriate dose. Topical rubs or heat may help bring some relief but are not likely to affect the fetus. Ice or heat therapy, whichever feels better, may help reduce discomfort. Rubs such as ben gay or atomic balm might give relief as well. ...Read more

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I am 26 weeks pregnant and took alkarzi can something go wrong w. my baby ? I didn't know if I could take it.

I am 26 weeks pregnant and took alkarzi can something go wrong w. my baby ? I didn't know if I could take it.

Spelling?: Hi, I don't know what alkarzi is and cannot find it on a google search. Does it have another name? Ask your doctor if this could be a problem. ...Read more

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Can i get on a water slide at 26 weeks pregnant?

Can i get on a water slide at 26 weeks pregnant?

Rides: While pregnant you should avoid any activity that put you at risk for falling or increases the chance of trauma to your abdomen. Amusement park rides and water rides are not recommended since a forceful landing or sudden start or stop could harm your baby. ...Read more

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Is pain in my lower back in 26 weeks pregnant normal or abnormal?

Is pain in my lower back in 26 weeks pregnant normal or abnormal?

Very common: Low back pain is common during pregnancy. Talk to your obstitrician about options in your case. Any medication use should be approved by your ob. ...Read more

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Why is pain in my lower back @ 26 weeks pregnant normal or abnormal?

Depends: Low back pain is very common in pregnancy, generally getting worse with gestational age as the lumbar lordosis increases. Pain at 26 weeks is a little early and needs to be evaluated by your obstetrician. ...Read more

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26 weeks pregnant with a very bad pinched nerve what can I do about it?

26 weeks pregnant with a very bad pinched nerve what can I do about it?

Physical therapy: I would probably recommend seeing a physical therapist for some simple stretches. Also lying down in the fetal position may be helpful as well. ...Read more