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Hi I'm 38 weeks pregnant alot of pelvic pressure and I wasn't dialted at my last ob what can I do ?

Hi I'm 38 weeks pregnant alot of pelvic pressure and I wasn't dialted at my last ob what can I do ?

Pregnancy: is extremely uncomfortable during the latter weeks. There are a few things you can do to ripen the cervix and induce labor. Intercourse is particularly effective. Some also respond well to walking. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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What is the normal level of pcv at 38 weeks pregnancy?

What is the normal level of pcv at 38 weeks pregnancy?

Not relevant: When we are checking blood counts during pregnancy, assuming that the basic counts related to hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets are normal for pregnancy, then we really do not spend too much time looking at these individual parameters related to red blood cells. If there is a more specific problem being asked, please ask! ...Read more

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Would a D&C be performed if a mother is miscarrying at 37/38 weeks pregnancy? And if so, how soon before the patient is discharged?

Would a D&C be performed if a mother is miscarrying at 37/38 weeks pregnancy? And if so, how soon before the patient is discharged?

Term pregnancy: At that point, the pregnancy is full term and will be "stillborn." A sad situation and I feel for her. She will likely have her labor induced and deliver vaginally if possible. The length of stay in the hospital will be similar to one for a regular birth. This assumes the mother doesn't have a complication such as an infection. ...Read more

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Clear water drops and one time small fresh blood spot period like cramping is it labor or something else at 38 weeks pregnancy?

Clear water drops and one time small fresh blood spot period like cramping is it labor or something else at 38 weeks pregnancy?

Obgyn evaluation: You will need to contact your Obgyn to arrange an evaluation. Since you are near term you will need to make sure you did not break your water. You could just be dilating and passing your mucous plug. An evaluation will be needed to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Am in my 38 weeks pregnancy and 4 days..My blood pressure was in the noon 149/68 and heart rate 114 is it nessicary to go to hospital and be paranoid.

Am in my 38 weeks pregnancy and 4 days..My blood pressure was in the noon 149/68 and heart rate 114 is it nessicary to go to hospital and be paranoid.

Call OB: You are not being paranoid. But, it sounds like you do not understand what to do in this type of situation. Please contact or page your OB and give them your situation and vital signs. They will tell you what they want you to do next. ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant with pelvic pain and lower back pain, hurts to walk and not relieved by laying down hurts worst when changing positions! is this normal?

38 weeks pregnant with pelvic pain and lower back pain, hurts to walk and not relieved by laying down hurts worst when changing positions! is this normal?

No.: Many women have milder pain and dyscomfort but yours does sound excessive. At this point in your pg most of the pain is ligament related. If you have not had prior back or pelvic injuries you should have a full recovery after the delivery of your baby. Good luck. ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant,very ichy all over,a lot of pelvic pressure,is this something to worry about, I saw inching can be bad ?

38 weeks pregnant,very ichy all over,a lot of pelvic pressure,is this something to worry about, I saw inching can be bad ?

Need testing, dx, Rx: It would be wise to contact your obstetrical team to report your symptoms and have some blood tests (liver functions tests, bile acids and bile salts etc... ) to rule out a condition called "cholestasis of pregnancy". Evaluating the wellbeing of your fetus (sonogram, amniotic fluid index, non-stress test and biophysical profile) would also be recommended. ...Read more

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38 weeks.Pregnant. Been experiencing braxton hicks, but know the pain is on my left side of.My pelvic area. Is that.Normal?

Get checked out: Braxton hicks contractions are normal at term. Lower abdominal pain on the sides is also very common. This is called round ligmament pain. Just get checked out by your doctor to make sure all is normal. ...Read more