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I am 38 weeks pregnant as of nov. 23 2012. This is my 3rd son, i had all of the other two at 28 and 31 weeks. What are signs that labor is near?

I am 38 weeks pregnant as of nov. 23 2012. This is my 3rd son, i had all of the other two at 28 and 31 weeks. What are signs that labor is near?

Congratulations: Congratulations on making it term with this pregnancy. Signs of labor are regular contractions 5 minutes apart for at least an hour. If you water breaks head to the hospital. ...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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If im 31 weeks pregnant. Why do I measure 34 weeks pregnant. Is that a sign of the baby being to big?

If im 31 weeks pregnant. Why do I measure 34 weeks pregnant. Is that a sign of the baby being to big?

What did your OB say: Did you ask your ob? As your OB knows you and your situation but in my practice all of my pts always get an ultrasound at 34-36 weeks so i know the position, estimated weight and amniotic fluid volume, measuring can be inacurate as if u measure too large it could be from a large baby or too much fluid or rarely other causes. ...Read more

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I'm 31 weeks pregnant and crave ice a lot. Is this a sign of anemia? If it goes untreated could it be harmful to me and baby?

I'm 31 weeks pregnant and crave ice a lot. Is this a sign of anemia? If it goes untreated could it be harmful to me and baby?

Pica: This is a condition not completely understood, called pica. Most women will describe a craving for ice, but other foods, and even clay and dirt, are also common. Iron hunger in the face of anemia is certainly one theory, but remember, you're making a new person, and adding 50% more blood to your system. So your iron demands are going to be higher. Ask your doctor if he checked you for anemia. ...Read more

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Does the eight month of pregnancy start at 31 weeks?

Does the eight month of pregnancy start at 31 weeks?

40 weeks: Doctors discuss pregnancy in term of weeks with your due date being 40 weeks. We do this because talking in months is imprecise and causes confusion. There are four weeks per month so if you prefer to think it months simply divide your pregnancy weeks by four. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant women at 31 weeks eat sushi?

Can a pregnant women at 31 weeks eat sushi?

Sushi & pregnanc: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read more

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I'm 31 weeks pregnant how many month is that?

I'm 31 weeks pregnant how many month is that?

everyone goes by wee: Weeks gestation which you are 31 weeks, it is 40 weeks form your last period to your due date so if u want to months 31 divided by 4 = 7+ months. ...Read more

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Today i was laying on my right side it started hurting so i turn over to the left side and it stop so do you know why ihurt i'm 31 weeks pregnant ?

Today i was laying on my right side it started hurting so i turn over to the left side and it stop so do you know why ihurt i'm 31 weeks pregnant ?

Probably ligaments: The support tissues around the uterus can get stretched and cause pain. If position resolves the pain, it is almost assuredly not a serious problem. ...Read more