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37 Week Gestation
Date: Count 37 weeks back fom Dec 3rd ...Read more
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 it safe to take 1 tablet of 10mg phenergan (promethazine) per day for pupps at 37 weeks of gestation?
Yes: This skin condition, peculiar to pregnancy, will get better when you deliver. It may take a few days to weeks to subside. It is not dangerous and only needs treatment to help with the itching. Antihistamines, such as phenergan, (promethazine) Hydroxyzine and Diphenhydramine can be used safely to cut down on the itching. ...Read more
37 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes. This is my 3rd pregnancy, can I be induced early? Is their away to start dilating on my own? Is it safe?
Please discuss with : Ob ! u can be induced at 39 weeks , no earlier, but that is between u and your doc, unless there is something wrong with you or the baby and i rec an us for efw so you can see if this baby's efw is larger than your first 2. ...Read more
Is there anyway to start dilating around 37 weeks? This is my 3rd pregnancy, i just found out I have gestational diabetes around 33weeks.
Contributes: Swelling from retained fluid can cause numbness in the finger tips. If your hands are hot and numb you many not be eating properly for gestational diabetes, eat 6 equal meals with good quality protein, fresh vegetables and berries. Avoid sugar, wheat, and dairy which increase bacteria in GI that cause Insulin resistance, weight gain, and fluid retention. Check for low vit d, magnesium, and b-6. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 37 weeks pregnant, I have a tight sock feeling in my left knee starting above the knee. I have gestational diabetes, but i don't eat much. Help?
37 weeks pregnant major pelvic pressure and numbness in hips when walking when sleeping I have hip pain is this normal? I do have gestational diabetes
Many possible causes: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the neuropathy in order to obtain the best possible treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am in finishing the week 37 of pregnancy, and the my baby is male but now his weight is about 2400 grams, should i worry about his weight?
In nature...: In nature, people don't know how much an unborn baby weighs. So, if a pregnancy has been going well, there is no worry about the weight, because nobody knows the weight. That means having a numerical estimate of the weight, can become a cause of worry. That being said, 2400 grams with 3 weeks to go is ok, in a normal pregnancy. ...Read more
I'm 37 and just had my 2nd miscarriage in my 5 week of pregnancy. What could be causing my miscarriages?
Miscarriage: Miscarriages early in pregnancy are usually caused by an abnormal chromosomal complement in the fetus. As you get older chromosomal abnormalities become more frequent, that increases your risk of a miscarriage as well as a chromosomally abnormal child, such as down syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer