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Doctor insights on: 36 Weeks Pregnant Fetus

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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 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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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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Im 29 weeks pregnant, fetus too small?(2 lbs.) should I be worried? My 1st baby only weigh 5lb.10oz at 36 weeks?

Im 29 weeks pregnant, fetus too small?(2 lbs.) should I be worried? My 1st baby only weigh 5lb.10oz at 36 weeks?

Depends: There are two types of small babies. Some babies are constitutionally small because their parents are smaller people. If you had a previous small baby then maybe that is your situation again. Other times babies are small because there's a problem with the placenta. Sometimes this can be due to conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes your doctor knows best how concerning the smallness. ...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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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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I am 38 yrs old, pregnant with my 2nd with 36 weeks. Since yesterday I am feeling less fetal movements. Is this normal ?

I am 38 yrs old, pregnant with my 2nd with 36 weeks. Since yesterday I am feeling less fetal movements. Is this normal ?

Kick counts: If you can feel ten fetal movements (of any kind) during one hour of paying attention, then you are ok. If you can't perceive that many movements, call your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnant and I just listened to my babies heartrste on the packet fetal doppler I have at home and it read 194. Should I be concerned?

I'm 36 weeks pregnant and I just listened to my babies heartrste on the packet fetal doppler I have at home and it read 194. Should I be concerned?

Heart beat accelerat: When the baby moves at this point of the pregnancy, the heart rate goes up. This is called an acceleration and is a good thing. It should settle back down soon afterwards to the normal range. If it stays elevated and you are having pain or fever, you should contact your OB right away. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnant with fetal bilateral hydronephrosis, do ihave to undergo a c-section asap?

I'm 36 weeks pregnant with fetal bilateral hydronephrosis, do ihave to undergo a c-section asap?

See Pedi Urologist: Bilat hydronephrosis can indicate several different problems. You should involve a pediatric urologist promptly. In the male fetus, this can indicate posterior urethral valves which needs to be addressed immediately upon delivery. It could also indicate bilateral vesico-ureteral reflux or obstruction where the kidneys drain into the ureters (upj-obstruction) either way, see peds uro stat. ...Read more

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How many hiccups episodes are normal for a 36 weeks fetus? My girl has 2-3 episodes per day and they're somewhat long. I'm worried about UCA.

How many hiccups episodes are normal for a 36 weeks fetus? My girl has 2-3 episodes per day and they're somewhat long. I'm worried about UCA.

?UCA : Hiccups are thought to represent electrical activity circulating in the babies diaphragm triggered by its close proximity to the stomach. It is normal and not associated with any birth defect or problem I am aware of. It varies among pregnant women and most who have it prior to birth will do it for a few months after. ...Read more

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I was want to know if my fetus weighed 4lbs 3oz at 33 weeks 3 days, what should he weigh at 36 weeks 3 days?

I was want to know if my fetus weighed 4lbs 3oz at 33 weeks 3 days, what should he weigh at 36 weeks 3 days?

Just an estimate: Keep in mind that the estimated fetal weight (efw) on a third trimester ultrasound is just an estimate with a margin of error. Also, fetal weight gain is variable depending on many factors. In general, it is estimated that a fetus is gaining about 1/2 a pound per week at this stage of pregnancy. That would put your fetus at about 5 lbs 11 oz at 36 wks 3 days based on your previous efw. ...Read more

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Is it possible for fifth disease to be transferred to a woman's fetus in the 3rd trimester?

Is it possible for fifth disease to be transferred to a woman's fetus in the 3rd trimester?

Yes: If the mom has her primary experience with this virus at any point in pregnancy, the fetus can become infected. If it happens, the most disabling effect seems to be it's effect on the babies blood forming activity. If it slows it down or stops even briefly, the fetus may not be able to keep up with the metabolic demands of growth & a condition called hydrops can result. ...Read more

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Can fifth disease be transmitted to a woman's fetus in the 3rd trimester?

Yes: If mom never had it as a kid she can get it during any stage of pregnancy.It can also pass to the fetus & produce problems. ...Read more

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Which sort of effects would there be on a 3rd trimester fetus from dental radiation?

Which sort of effects would there be on a 3rd trimester fetus from dental radiation?

Probably none: But dentist will do x-rays during 3rd trimester only in emergency situations. Just make sure you are properly shielded during x-rays, and don't worry. ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant week by week i go for visits. Why?

36 weeks pregnant week by week i go for visits. Why?

DID YOU ASK YOUR OB?: Standard of care to get checked every week to make sure you and the baby are ok because if anything is going on that your doc does not like then you need to be delivered so nothing bad happens to you or your unborn child, esp if you are 48 , if you were my pt you would not be allowed to go past your due date because too many bad things can happen and nature does not always work right ! ...Read more

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How much exercise is too much at 36 weeks pregnant?

How much exercise is too much at 36 weeks pregnant?

Interesting question: A woman recently was reported in the news to have run a marathon at full term. She was monitored by her obstetrician and delivered shortly after crossing the finish line. The answer to your question is going to be determined by your individual condition. If you are fit enough, you can do any exercise you want after you check it out with your obstetrician. If you're fatigued or in pain, stop. ...Read more

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