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Doctor insights on: 36 Weeks Pregnant With Twins

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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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36 weeks pregnant w/twins, have been on bed rest for 10 wks. The wt of babies last wk was 5.6lbsand 6 lbs. If induced at this stage will babies be ok?

36 weeks pregnant w/twins, have been on bed rest for 10 wks. The wt of babies last wk was 5.6lbsand 6 lbs. If induced at this stage will babies be ok?

Define OK ??: If your question is primarily that of survival, outlook is good.However, at 36 wks there is a 50% risk of premature lung disease, more for male infants than female.Successful treatment is the usual outcome at this stage, but the longer you can stay pregnant, the better your chances of avoiding neonatal intensive care for the babies. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks 2 days pregnant with twins and my legs are swollen from my upper thighs all the way to my toes. It hurt to walk and bend my knees.

I'm 36 weeks 2 days pregnant with twins and my legs are swollen from my upper thighs all the way to my toes. It hurt to walk and bend my knees.

See your OB: You are probably seeing your OB weekly now, and they should be monitoring you for toxemia. If you are not developing it, this is exaggerated pregnancy swelling, due to the enlarged uterus carrying twins. You need to elevate your feet as much as possible. Drink lots of water to flush your kidneys. If you have access to one, just floating in a pool can lift the babies up off your pelvis. ...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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I am 36.2 weeks pregnant with boy/girl twins, and have puppp all over my body, what can I use or do to control it. ?

I am 36.2 weeks pregnant with boy/girl twins, and have puppp all over my body, what can I use or do to control it. ?

Varies: One of the most effective treatments is systemic steroids. The definitive treatment is delivery and sometimes that is warranted due to the severe symptoms that can arise with puppp. ...Read more

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Can a twin lost at 36 weeks gestation.

Can a twin lost at 36 weeks gestation.

Cannot disappear: A twin at 36 weeks can pass in the womb, but will still be there, as opposed to what is called a "vanishing" twin, where a woman with a twin pregnancy experiences the miscarriage of one twin, hence "vanishing" twin. ...Read more