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Doctor insights on: 36 Weeks Pregnant And 1cm Dilated

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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 anovate cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Is anovate  cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Unknown: Here is the information available: •PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Aclovate cream during pregnancy. It is unknown if Aclovate cream is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Aclovate cream, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use lidocaine jelly during my 36 weeks pregnancy?

Is it safe to use lidocaine jelly during my 36 weeks pregnancy?

Only if needed: Lidocaine has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. It is widely used for procedures during pregnancy but it does cross the placemta and enter the fetal bloodstream. Lidocaine should only be given during pregnancy when needed. Small amounts are probably ok. Ask your OB doc. ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnancy with noisy stomach.Why?

36 weeks pregnancy with noisy stomach.Why?

Slowed bowels: Pregnancy is associate with decreased 'transit time' through the bowels, from the stomach all the way through the colon. Audible gas noise can be a sign of this normal problem in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?

I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?

Try the following: 1-BioFreze liniment ( OTC) - used 3-4 times/day 2- an athletic sock filled with tennis balls to lower back and abdomen 3-localheat ( pad) on Medium 10 min on/10 minutes off. ...Read more

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Im 36 weeks pregnant and I've already started to dilate. Everytime i walk it feels like my baby is going to fall out. Should i go to the hospital?

Im 36 weeks pregnant and I've already started to dilate. Everytime i walk it feels like my baby is going to fall out. Should i go to the hospital?

YOU should call your: Ob and do what your OB says baby cannot fall out unless you are 10 cm dilated and you have to have contractions to do that your OB may want u to go to the labor room for a check but at 36 weeks if u and baby are fine then the baby needs to stay inside , you can be induced at 39 weeks if u make it that far. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnant 3cm dialted 0% effaced what does the 0% effaced mean?

I'm 36 weeks pregnant 3cm dialted 0% effaced what does the 0% effaced mean?

Not thinning: You are due to deliver in about 4 weeks. This is probably not your first delivery if you cervix is open 3cm, but that's ok. Effacement is cervical thinning. Right now, your cervix is full and thick - maybe even an inch thick. That is going to get as this as a piece of paper and almost 6 inches around when you deliver! pretty amazing! (and then go back). You are right on schedule with cervix status. ...Read more

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I am 36 weeks pregnant and the dr told me that I am 1 centimeter dialated and -1 aface but I am due on jan 1, 2013. Is this normal?

I am 36 weeks pregnant and the dr told me that I am 1 centimeter dialated and -1 aface  but I am due on jan 1, 2013. Is this normal?

Yes: This is totally normal. You may dilate more each week before going into labor, but don't be disappointed if you aren't. This is very common, esp in first pregnancies, where you might stay 1cm even until your due date (or even after). ...Read more

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