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Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy) ?

Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy) ?

Large size: there are readily available graphs on the net from Mayo Clinic and elsewhere. You should discuss the implications with a neonatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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Afi 5cm 32 weeks pregnancy?

Afi 5cm 32 weeks pregnancy?

AFI 5cm: Afi stands for amniotic fluid index. An afi less than 5 cm is considered oligohydramnios. This needs to be followed very closely particularly if the baby is measuring smaller than average. Typically, as long as the baby has normal anatomy and is growing, we try to hold off delivering until after 37 weeks. You also need to have a vaginal exam to make sure you are not leaking fluid. ...Read more

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Sharp pain inside and around vagina when i walk and when baby moves at 32 weeks pregnancy? Is this normal?

Sharp pain inside and around vagina when i walk and when baby moves at 32 weeks pregnancy? Is this normal?

Yes - normal: Women frequently experience vaginal pains - often described as sharp, shooting pain - as they approach term. This is normal, and likely relates to the descent of the presenting part into the pelvis. ...Read more

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What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

OK and no: C-section is done through the anterior approach. Knowing that the placenta is posterior means it is safe to do a routine c-section but does NOT mean it needs to be done. Vaginal deliveries are always better than C-section unless there is an indication for the C-section. Ask your OB about these indications. ...Read more

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At 32 weeks pregnancy my baby developed mild ventriculomegaly & mega cisterna magna. Torch is good except it is + for CMV IgG and - for IgM any conect?

At 32 weeks pregnancy my baby developed mild ventriculomegaly & mega cisterna magna. Torch is good except it is + for CMV IgG and - for IgM any conect?

No : The CMV igg indicates a past infection and the negative igm indicates no recent infection or exposure. This combination makes CMV an unlikely cause. Mild ventriculomegaly often is simply monitored by serial ultrasounds. ...Read more

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Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?

Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?

No, a single course : of antenatal steroids is considered to be the least risky and most effective treatment for avoiding breathing problems and other complications in premature babies. One study showed fluctuations in fetal heart rate for 4-7 days & some moms have side effects, but no adverse impact on infant development has been found. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant. Headache strange leg weakness. Should I call doctor?

32 weeks pregnant. Headache strange leg weakness. Should I call doctor?

Yes: Yes, if you are having any potential neurological symptoms in your legs such as numbness or weakness, I would let your doctor know immediately. ...Read more

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Hi .. Am now at the 32 weeks of my pregnancy.. And I started having a really bad headache daily .. And it increases at night, what should I do ?

Hi .. Am now at the 32 weeks of my pregnancy.. And I started having a really bad headache daily .. And it increases at night, what should I do ?

Self care : About one in three pregnant females get headaches. Ice application as well as warm compresses can help with headache disorders. I have had patients who have been able to manage their symptoms completely using ice application followed by warm compresses. You can also massage your temples for about 2 mins three times daily. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more