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33 Weeks Pregnant In Children
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
Is livogen xt 100 mg once a day safe in 33 weeks pregnancy.? My Tlc is as high as 12, 400 & my Sgot and sgpt levels are also high, is my baby at risk
Depends: Livigen is iron and frolic acid and would be fine in a normal pregnancy. The abnormal lab values are concerning and I would need to know why they are elevated to say for sure that anything is safe. Good luck. ...Read more
Pregnancy term: 33 weeks is between 7 and 8 months. ...Read more
A baby.: And long sleepless nights. Practice your plan and get your stuff ready for arrival. ...Read more
IUGR: Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is the greatest concern by the MD's. If your nutritional intake is appropriate, and alcohol consumption or smoking is not present then the OB may do some testing including Non stress tests. At age 49 genetic malformations are a significant concern ...Read more
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How many kg?: If baby is 19 kg you have a major problem! That would mean baby is 42 lbs! Even if you meant to say 9kg, that would be almost 20lbs. Either is way too big for a normal pregnancy. Did you mean baby is 9 pounds? At 33 weeks of pregnancy, your baby should weigh more like 3-4 pounds. Please see your obstetrician to get a better sense of baby's size and expected birth weight. ...Read more
Yes, but don't panic: You are 33 weeks pregnant and measure big because you have extra amniotic fluid, called polyhydramnios. The most cause of this is gestational diabetes. The workup should include a review of prior labs, possible retesting of your glucose test, and a targeted ultrasound of the fetus. Assuming all is normal, then you should be followed closely for the remainder of the pregnancy. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Only if you are a diabetic will a small amount of sweets increase the risk of a large baby. Be sure you are eating a healthy diet in addition to taking your vitamins and an occasional sweet treat won't hurt. Best wishes to you and the baby ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks pregnant and the baby is measuring in the 14th percentile and the hc is in the 8th. Should I be concerned?
Normal measurements: Percentiles between 5 and 95 are normal. Now if previous measurements were significantly different that would be cause for concern, but 14th and 8th are ok. ...Read more
I am 33 weeks pregnant and I just had a repeat fluidevel check and in 2 weeks it went from a 9 to a 5? I'm extremely concerned
When the fluid level is low pre-term, it needs to be followed closely with frequent ultrasound measurements and non-stress testing. Sometimes umbilical cord doppler studies are used to help make a decision about early delivery.
Drinking lots of water can often improve this situation. With close monitoring, the outcome is usually very good. Best wishes! ...Read more
I'm currently 33 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I'm due March 24th. I'm trying to figure out who my possible baby father could be. PLEASE HELP?
Paternity test: If you had several partners around the time you conceived (2-3 weeks after your last period) the only way to know is with a paternity test after your baby is born ...Read more
My wife is pregnant and will travel during 32-33 weeks by flight, approx. 5 hours+4 hrs transit+1:30 hours again to reach destination. Is it safe?
Hmm: Your wife is very close to term/delivery, so first I would speak to your doctor. Then if he/she agrees check with the airlines as they may not want you to have the baby on the plane. Good luck ...Read more
33 weeks 4 days pregnant, did scan &findings - gestational age 32-33 wks, placentalocation : posterior, grade : 2 please help what the grade 2 mean? Is ok?
Yes - it's ok: Cat: as you progress through your pregnancy, the placenta will mature/age. Grade 2 is about right for this stage in your pregnancy. It will show some increased calcification and mature even further to grade 3 prior to delivery. So it is just a way of grading the age/maturity of the placenta. Good luck to you. ...Read more
I am 80% effaced n 3cm dilated only 33 weeks and 4days pregnant third pregnancy all 1yr apart delivering soon? How soon?
Whoa Nellie!!: You don't want to let that horse out of the barn just yet as it is still a too small foal. It's lungs are immature and due to the miracles of modern medicine (& nicu) we save more then we lose. Call your OB and if contractions are evident the sooner the better. ...Read more
I'm pregnant women and I would like to travel to America to deliver my baby there can I travel when I reach 33 weeks? Long duration flight 15 hours
Cravings can: Sometimes be related to deficiencies in nutrients. Please see your obstetrician so that this can be further explored. ...Read more
3 to 3.5 pounds: The average fetal weight at 33 weeks is 3 to 3.5 pounds. But a fetus could be smaller or larger and still be normal. ...Read more
How few?: Smoking Marijuana during pregnancy especially in the early weeks could interfere with brain development especially the formation of connection between the nerve cells in the cerebral cortex. In the later months, it could still affect the fetus by increasing the child's risk of having cognitive deficits or psychiatric disorders. Once or twice may not cause any harm. ...Read more
The goal of treatment of PPROM is to prolong the pregnancy as much as possible to allow for further lung maturation of the fetus.
Delivery is encouraged whenever it is better for the fetus outside than inside.
Some conditions that necessitate delivery include;
1. Evidence of fetal infection
2. Evidence of bleeding (placental seperation)
3. Evidence of fetal distress ...Read more
Taking iron?: Black stools, in pregnancy or not, can be blood or can be from taking iron pills. Most prenatal vitamins have a small amount of iron in them. If you recently started taking iron pills that is likely the cause. However if you are having intestinal problems diarrhea or abdominal pain (pain not from the uterus or contractions) then it could be from blood in the intestines so call your doctor. ...Read more
Food: There is no difference in how your body would use this food, . ...Read more
Not very accurate: FFN, or fetal fibronectin is rarely helpful when it is positive, many things can cause a positive FFN. Preterm labor is only one of many things. In your case with a positive test, the likelihood that you may be going into preterm labor, or the likelihood of having a preterm delivery should be based on other things, such as cervical dilation, strength and frequency of uterine contractions, etc. ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks pregnant and I was wonder if its safe for me to fly. What's the worse that can happen?
Yes: Definitely safe at 33 weeks. Always a good idea to take a copy of your medical record in case something were to happen. Also drink a lot of water pre and during flight. Lastly, make sure you get up and walk around, assuming you can per pilots, to help prevent a blood clot. I recommend compression stockings as they help prevent pooling and edema in your legs when flying as well. ...Read more