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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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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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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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I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been working with 4 year olds my entire pregnancy. Could being around loud children everyday cause hearing damage?

I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been working with 4 year olds my entire pregnancy. Could being around loud children everyday cause hearing damage?

Probably not: The baby is unlikely to develope hearing damage. Loud kids can be a problem for your hearing. Open areas and sound absorbing materials in your place of work might be a good idea. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pan 40 during 32 weeks of pregnancy?

Is it safe to take pan 40 during 32 weeks of pregnancy?

Temporarily: For the temporary relief of symptoms of acid reflux that can be attributed to the growing fetus, it is O.K. to take PAN 40. ...Read more

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Cycle 32 weeks period was 7 days ago when can i get pregnant ?

Cycle  32 weeks  period was 7 days ago  when can  i get  pregnant ?

Ovulation: ovulation occurs about 2 weeks before you menstruate. So it depends on your normal cycle interval. So, if you have a 28 day cycle, then you would ovulate about day 14. ...Read more

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If I had a premie at 32 weeks last pregnancy will I have another one this time?

If I had a premie at 32 weeks last pregnancy will I have another one this time?

Depends: On the cause of the previous prematurity. Generally there is an increased risk but not always. Ask your doctor. All the best and I hope you have a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Why? Does my baby move a lot when I lay on my left side but not on right. Also i'm 32 weeks pregnant

Why?  Does my baby move a lot when I lay on my left side but not on right. Also i'm 32 weeks pregnant

Positional: Many pregnancies like yours are positional. Babies seem to like one position over the other. ...Read more

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Im 32 weeks pregnant and my baby is too small if she hasnt grown in 2 weeks they will deliver her will she be ok?

Im 32 weeks pregnant and my baby is too small if she hasnt grown in 2 weeks they will deliver her will she be ok?

Growth restriction: The failure of a baby to grow at the expected rate in later pregnancy can be caused by multiple issues. I've seen as many as 3 knots in an umbilical cord ( kid did ok eventually) and kids with a placenta the size of a bagle.There can also be issues with the baby. It makes sense to plan an early delivery if baby is not growing, more direct methods to supplement nutrition is available after birth. ...Read more

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M 32 weeks pregnant. My weight is 55 n pre pragnancy weight was 46 .my hb level is 10.7 is my weight n hb is normal?

M 32 weeks pregnant. My weight is 55 n pre pragnancy weight was 46 .my hb level is 10.7 is my weight n hb is normal?

Yes: You've gained an appropriate amount of weight and your Hemoglobin (your blood count, the test for anemia, I'm presuming), is normal too, for a pregnant woman, at 10.7. Take a prenatal with iron, and also try to eat foods rich in iron like spinach, kale, meat. Good luck! ...Read more

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Im 32 weeks pregnant and my baby measure small 3.1. What that's mean and what can I do for my baby to gain some weight.

Im 32 weeks pregnant and my baby measure small 3.1. What that's mean and what can I do for my baby to gain some weight.

Ask your OB!: I assume this was confirmed by ultrasound. Many factors can contribute to a baby who's "small for gestational age." Poor maternal nutrition, some medications, a placenta that's not functioning properly, health conditions like smoking and high blood pressure are all possibilities. It's critical that you discuss this with your OB so that the cause(s) can be identified and, hopefully, treated. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant & a couple of times i see like sparkling dots in my eyeside, what causes it & is it normal for this to happen?

32 weeks pregnant & a couple of times i see like sparkling dots in my eyeside, what causes it & is it normal for this to happen?

Can be common: I won't say it is normal, but this complaint can be very common. Speak to your physician about this. It depends on your overall health. You should make sure your blood pressure is normal, your are well hydrated, that your eye exam is up-to-date and normal, etc. ...Read more

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Going on 32 weeks pregnant and having pains really low in front and in my back back and forth. Pains aren't extreme. What does it mean?

A few possibilities: You may feel a variety of symptoms related to the baby/just being pregnant. One might be stretching of ligaments that support the uterus; baby movements may be uncomfortable; alternatively, you may be having uterine cramping. This must be differentiated from pre-term labor. Even if your pain isn't extreme, it seems to be happening frequently enough that you should be examined by your ob. Call them. ...Read more

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I have pain in my navel and i'm 32 weeks pregnant?

CALL YOUR OB: You should direct that question to your OB , could be many causes , you may have an umbilical hernia or other causes. ...Read more

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Can i nurse my 10 months old baby while i'm pregnant? (i'm 32 weeks)

Can i nurse my 10 months old baby while i'm pregnant? (i'm 32 weeks)

Yes but: You may want to look for signs baby is ready to wean. If baby makes short work of feedings, & or you begin chasing baby around to do a feed, you s/he may be ready. If baby still craves the nurturing & lingers, i see no reason you can't overlap the babies. I would avoid abruptly stopping baby 1 when #2 comes as there will already be some displacement fear. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks & 5 days, does that mean i got pregnant 32 weeks & 5 days ago?

I'm 34 weeks & 5 days, does that mean i got pregnant 32 weeks & 5 days ago?

Yes, sort of...: If a woman has 28-day regular cycles, and is 34 weeks pregnant (34 weeks gestation) now, then she "got pregnant" 32 weeks ago. That means she was 2 weeks pregnant (2 weeks gestation) on the day she actually got pregnant. However, if she doesn't have regular 28-day cycles, these estimated dates have to be adjusted. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks 6 days pregnant today, is it normal to have very little light pink spotting now?

I am 32 weeks 6 days pregnant today, is it normal to have very little light pink spotting now?

Not really.: Spotting in pregnancy is not normal, but doesn't necessarily suggest a problem. If you are hurting or the baby is not moving like it should, you should call your OB or go get checked. Spotting after intercourse in pregnancy is fairy common, so if you recently had sex, this could be the reason. But still, if you are concerned, call your OB. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 32 weeks and 3 days pregnant. my due date is february 8th, but I was told I could have baby sooner.?

What to do if I'm 32 weeks and 3 days pregnant. my due date is february 8th, but I was told I could have baby sooner.?

+/- 2 weeks: During normal pregnancy, delivery may happen 2 weeks before or after estimated due date. Most babies born after 36 weeks do just fine. Depending on what "sooner" means in your case, ask the doctor or nurse give you more details. ...Read more

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Im pregnant 32 weeks and my baby weight is 3pounds and11 oz the doctors told me that she is very small what can they do to grow my baby please tell me?

Im pregnant 32 weeks and my baby weight is 3pounds and11 oz the doctors told me that she is very small what can they do to grow my baby please tell me?

Follow instructions: There is nothing that you can do at this point to make your baby grow assuming you are a non-smoker who does not do drugs and gets adequate nutrition.. You will need to follow the instructions given by your doctor for close fetal monitoring. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant and spotting, is it normal?

32 weeks pregnant and spotting, is it normal?

Depends: If you had intercourse in the last day or so, possible. However, I would call your OB provider tonight and alert them of the spotting. He/she may want you monitored for labor and I would do at least a urinalysis to exclude infection. Most OB providers have an answering service. Call the office even if closed to see if the call goes to the service. ...Read more

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M 32 weeks pregnant .my baby weight is 1.8 kg is it normal?

M 32 weeks pregnant .my baby weight is 1.8 kg is it normal?

Yes: Average fetal weight at 32 weeks gestation is 3 pounds 12 oz or 1.7 kg. ...Read more

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Im 32 weeks pregnant sometimes I feel the baby shake what is that?

Im 32 weeks pregnant sometimes I feel the baby shake what is that?

Likely a hiccup: Often a babies diaphragm will go through periods of repeated contractions during pregnancy.These are the common hiccup we hate to develop. Many babies that do pre-nataly will do so off & on for months after birth. ...Read more