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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Im 33 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Today im experiencing diarrhea, is this a sign of premature labor?

Im 33 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Today im experiencing diarrhea, is this a sign of premature labor?

Probably not: Call your provider for instructions, they may want you to be seen in labor and delivery, where it can easily be determined where preterm labor is or is not a problem. They can give you fluids for the dehydration too. The answering service should be able to put you in touch with whoever is on call. ...Read more

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Have twins and 33 weeks pregnant week by week i harder time breathing. What is going on?

Have twins and 33 weeks pregnant week by week i harder time breathing. What is going on?

Please ask your OB: You should not be shy to ask any ?S u have to your OB , that is your ob's job to answer any ?S or concerns you have just like I do with all of my OB patients whenever they call, your OB knows your situation, but when u ahve twins the increased size of teh uterus can push up on teh diaphragn ma nd make it ahrder ot breath but you need to call your OB to make sure nothing else is going on today. ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant , constipated and having cramping in lower belly?

33 weeks pregnant , constipated and having cramping in lower belly?

Constipation: Constipation is quite common in pregnancy. If drinking more water and adding fiber to your diet (either naturally or through a product like fibercon) doesn't work, your doctor may advise a stool softener such as colace (docusate sodium). This can be bought over the counter. If that regimen doesn't help, your doctor may recommend a stronger laxative. Make sure your cramps are constipation and not preterm labor! ...Read more

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9 weeks pregnant and feeling cramps, why?

9 weeks pregnant and feeling cramps, why?

Pregnant: Cramps: Read this march of dimes article===> http://www.Marchofdimes.Com/pregnancy/yourbody_cramping.Html. As you see, some aches, pains, and cramps are normal. Severe pain and/ or bleeding is not. As always, your OB is there for you to answer your questions - don't hesitate to call and ask! good luck with the remainder of your pregnancy! ...Read more

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Pregnant 33 weeks , peeing all the time and pelvic soreness. Contractions on and off?

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Pregnant 33 weeks , peeing all the time and pelvic soreness. Contractions on and off?

See doctor timely...: Glad you have come this far for current pregnancy. Is this your first or recurrent one? For peeing all the time alone, it is good idea to be checked so to assure no UTI. If having similar symptoms in prior pregnancy, you got ideas what these could be. So, it is reasonable to go to see your ob-gyn doctor for confirmation & counseling timely. Best wish to your pregnancy and health... ...Read more

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Cramping and nausea and im 35 weeks pregnant could it be braxton hicks or pre-term labor?

Exam needed: Labor is a combination of contractions and a change in the cervix. An exam is needed to know if it is occurring so a woman should notify and go to her OB or labor and delivery. ...Read more

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Positive ffn test at 33 wks pregnant,irregular painless contractions,baby engaged,pelvic pressure,told im in early labour.. Will i Deliver early ??




Positive ffn test at 33 wks pregnant,irregular painless contractions,baby engaged,pelvic pressure,told im in early labour.. Will i Deliver early ??

Likely: It is likely that you will deliver early since your ffn test was positive and the baby appears to be getting ready by all signs. The baby should do fine at any point now...Good Luck ...Read more

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Any HPT tht detect HCG 1 day before period? I been gassy,sore breast,white disch,light headed and nause LMP 9.3-7, Cycle 33

Any HPT tht detect HCG 1 day before period? I been gassy,sore breast,white disch,light headed and nause LMP 9.3-7, Cycle 33

Sometimes yes: sometimes no. Depends how high is hcg in the urine. It could be low first but can go up later . Please do another hpt a week later. You will get more accurate result. To contact me click here --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant, feeling crampy, had pink spotting a day after sex, could i be in labour?

39 weeks pregnant, feeling crampy, had pink spotting a day after sex, could i be in labour?

Please let your: Obstetrician know about this asap. Even if the spotting might be related to sex, any bleeding needs to be evaluated at this point. ...Read more

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I am 38 week pregnant. From 3 days I had white clear watery discharge 1\2 drops, cramping and back aches, less baby movement. Is this sign of labor??

I am 38 week pregnant. From 3 days I had white clear watery discharge 1\2 drops, cramping and back aches, less baby movement. Is this sign of labor??

May be: "early" or "false' labor.....when true labor starts you will know it!!!!! The contractions will be significant even at the beginning and the discharge may become a "flood"(if the sac carrying the baby breaks). I hope this helps! Good Luck and Congratulations!] Dr Z ...Read more

Contraction (Definition)

This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more