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In a car crash at 35 weeks pregnant. Prior to, baby was cephalic, post it was breech. What is the likelyhood of the crash (from behind) being the cause?

In a car crash at 35 weeks pregnant. Prior to, baby was cephalic, post it was breech. What is the likelyhood of the crash (from behind) being the cause?

Probably unknown: In order to know the likelihood of a fetus switching from cephalic to breech due to a car crash, researchers would have to collect information on many similar crashes involving similar women at similar weeks of pregnancy, and count the number of "switches". They would then have to compare that data to the number of "switches" that occur in a group of very similar women, but who had no car crashes. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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Can baby kicks on the cervix dilate or efface it? My baby is breech and I feel like she's slaughtering me down there. 22w6d pregnant

Can baby kicks on the cervix dilate or efface it? My baby is breech and I feel like she's slaughtering me down there. 22w6d pregnant

No trap door: Your designer considered many contingencies in how to carry on the lineage. Jumping jacks and judo should be tolerable without difficulty. Should ask your ob, who might review your u/s just to be sure placenta also not low/previa, which might pose a theoretical concern. Happy baby. Sorry for the pain! ...Read more

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In a pregnancy where the baby is breech, does the doctor try to invert the baby's position?

Maybe: You can either do a version or most likely for what is best for you have an elective c/s for breech. Some patients depending on the number of previous deliveries might even attempt a vaginal delivery. Talk with you OB and a plan of action between you and your OB can be determined. ...Read more

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I am 29 weeks pregnant my baby is breech at the moment I am getting strong pains at the top of my bump and feel really sick any idea what it could be?

I am 29 weeks pregnant my baby is breech at the moment I am getting strong pains at the top of my bump and feel really sick any idea what it could be?

Preterm Labor: Any time you have strong pain, especially at 29 weeks, you have to go to l&d to rule out preterm labor. Go get monitored, examined, & then your doc can evaluate & treat your other symptoms. Don't delay & take care. ...Read more

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I am 31 weeks pregnant with a very bad lower back ache that hurts when I walk. I keep getting random bursts of sharp pains in my vagina, my baby is breech and I am finding it very uncomFortable?

I am 31 weeks pregnant with a very bad lower back ache that hurts when I walk. I keep getting random bursts of sharp pains in my vagina, my baby is breech and I am finding it very uncomFortable?

Pregnancy: Yes, pregnancy can be uncomfortable at times, especially as you get further along. I am guessing that you have been seeing your OB regularly and all is well? Get their "okay" to try a prenatal yoga class, or get a prenatal massage to help with the low back pain. ...Read more

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If till 35 or 36 wk of pregnancy baby is in breech position. Can baby still change its position. Can verginial delivery possible in breech babies?

If till 35 or 36 wk of pregnancy baby is in breech position. Can baby still change its position. Can verginial delivery possible in breech babies?

Breech presentation: At 35-36 weeks there is still time for your baby to flip and become cephalic (head first). However after 38 weeks or so, it is very unlikely that your baby will flip. If your baby is breech at that time, a c-section is usually scheduled. ...Read more

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My wife is 37 week pregnant with hypothyroid, breech presentation and high blood pressure. Should we go for cesarean before 40th week. Please suggest.

My wife is 37 week pregnant with hypothyroid, breech presentation and high blood pressure. Should we go for cesarean before 40th week. Please suggest.

Depends: Given that the baby is breech, it would likely already be recommended your wife have a cesarean section. However, given the high blood pressure, sometimes it is necessary to deliver the baby before 40 weeks. It would depend on how high her BP is and if it is accompanied by other symptoms such as a high level of protein in her urine. The health of the fetus is also considered. Talk to your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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How big would a baby be at 35 weeks pregnant?

How big would a baby be at 35 weeks pregnant?

See below: The average size at this gestational age is right around 6 pounds. ...Read more

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I just started taking insulin at 35 weeks pregnancy. Will it do any harm to my baby?

I just started taking insulin at 35 weeks pregnancy. Will it do any harm to my baby?

Helps/not harms baby: Insulin (i) carries glucose through cell walls so its can be used. The (i) u take/make stays in your body controlling your blood sugar while baby actually begins to make its own during pregnancy. If your blood sugar level stays too high, baby makes xs (i)& puts away the xs sugar as enlarged organs. At delivery babies xs (i) can drive their blood sugar down to 0 & require iv's.Keep your level nl. ...Read more

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Will 5 days of taking dilaudid at 35 weeks pregnant cause my baby to go through withdrawal?

Will 5 days of taking dilaudid at 35 weeks pregnant cause my baby to go through withdrawal?

No: Narcotics are not generally thought to be dangerous for development, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. Babies in utero can, however, become dependent on such medications. Therefore, the shortest duration of treatment is advised--especially around the timing of delivery. Babies who are exposed to narcotics right before delivery can have (treatable) sleepiness and slow breathing. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant with baby boy. Dilated 5 CM for over a week now and 80% effaced. How much longer could this last?

35 weeks pregnant with baby boy. Dilated 5 CM for over a week now and 80% effaced. How much longer could this last?

Don't get antsy for: A premature delivery (before a solid 38 weeks). Discuss with your OB & the pediatrician you've chosen to attend to your baby's health after delivery. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant. I put icy hot on my wrist but I washed it off because I read it wasn't good while pregnant. Will my baby be okay still?):

35 weeks pregnant. I put icy hot on my wrist but I washed it off because I read it wasn't good while pregnant. Will my baby be okay still?):

Not to worry.: Some icy hot on the wrist that was washed off will not cause any adverse effects on the baby. Risk is infinitesimally small compared to what pregnant women come into contact in a normal day to day routine. ...Read more

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If some one 35 weeks pregnant uses cocain one time at 35 weeks how long will it take to get clean.? And what are the chances of baby coming out dirty

If some one 35 weeks pregnant uses cocain one time at 35 weeks how long will it take to get clean.? And what are the chances of baby coming out dirty

Pregnancy & "coke": I wish this question was about the drinking kind of "Coke" (soda pop), but unfortunately the use of cocaine (one time?) during pregnancy has a severe impact on fetus & mother. Getting "clean" means no further use of the drug and indeterminate liver/kidney excretion rates. The treating OB MD must be informed immediately of cocaine use as the fetus may have withdrawal signs at delivery. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnancy &baby is 33 CM is it normal? Or baby is so small?

35 weeks pregnancy &baby is 33 CM is it normal? Or baby is so small?

Probably fine: Depending on your baby's position in the uterus, most women are within 2 cm of their gestational age after 20 weeks. 33 would put you within that 2cm variation that we often see. ...Read more

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Will 5 days of taking dilaudid at 35 weeks pregnant hurt my baby?

Will 5 days of taking dilaudid at 35 weeks pregnant hurt my baby?

No: Narcotics are not generally thought to be dangerous for development, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. Babies in utero can, however, become dependent on such medications. Therefore, the shortest duration of treatment is advised--especially around the timing of delivery. Babies who are exposed to narcotics right before delivery can have (treatable) sleepiness and slow breathing. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Yu
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Breech Presentation (Definition)

Breech presentation is defined as a fetus with the buttocks or feet closest to the ...Read more


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Breech Delivery (Definition)

Breech is the word used to describe a baby that is positioned in the womb ...Read more