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39 Weeks Pregnant And Popping Noise In Stomach
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
Like any mass...: The baby is a mass growing in your pelvic region, and it causes pressure on some of the blood vessels obstructing the blood flow from your legs back to your heart, thus causing your legs accumulate fluid. Although it largely improves after the pregnancy is over, it may lead to the formation of the varicose veins and some leg swelling to remain in the future. ...Read more
Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it.?
PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Now! As you need immediate evaluation to make sure u do not have pre- eclampsia as u will need to be put on meds and get delivered if u do, and even if u do not have that, u need evaluation of the headache so if I was your OB I would send you straight to the labor room now for evaluation and to check the baby., so please call your OB now. ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks pregnant and every time I have to poop I have sharp eye popping pain lower abdomen what is it?
39 weeks pregnant have menstral like cramps sporadically and sharp stabbing pains in abdomen what is it?
Since 3rd trimester of my pregnancy I get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.
I'm 39 weeks pregnant, dilated to 4 cm, that was 4 days ago, been having lower back pain, tightness in my abdomen area and a shooting pain in my vagni?
39 weeks pregnant and when I have a bm I get a sharp eye popping pain in that area what could it be?
Pain in rectal area: It is possibly the pressure feeling of the baby head sitting on the rectosigmoid. ...Read more
Delivery range: They site that 95% of babies deliver within 1 week plus or minus of their due daye. I think more do earlier but many go up to a week beyond. Many ob's I work with will not let you go beyond 41wks before doing an induction. Discuss any concerns with your OB or go in for a stress test if you are worried something is wrong. ...Read more
Several: At least 5 to 10 times on average. If any concerns you should contact your doctor or go to the hospital. ...Read more
Go in if leaking: If you think you are leaking amniotic fluid you should go in now & have this confirmed. Leaking fluid means the bag is open and germs can go up the birth canal & infect baby. You should be delivered within 18-24hrs after the leaking starts. Go now! ...Read more
39 weeks and 5days pregnant and I started seeing colorless discharge like am horny what does this mean?
This might be your mucous plug, which comes out as you are approaching labor. It is nothing to worry about- see http://www. Justmommies. Com/articles/mucous-plug. Shtml
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How common and safe is it to induce at 39 weeks of pregnancy? What are the concerns one should consider if choosing to induce? Thanks
Labor induction: It is a patient choice to be induced, but may be medically necessary if the fetus is upper normal in size/weight. Induction of labor at a documented 39 weeks has no negative effects on the fetus or the mother. Make sure your dates are correct (ultrasound at earlier stage of pregnancy). Induction reduces the chance of a cesarean section. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis?: Its normal for pregnant women to have more discharge, especially near term. But the fishy smell can mean you have bacterial vaginosis. Fortunately this isn't usually a huge problem for the baby. But always best to have it checked out. ...Read more
Unproven techniques.: Some midwives recommend a large bouncing ball to achieve cervical ripening at term. Others do a vigorous cervical examination (stripping of the amniotic membranes) or offer nipple stimulation as an alternative. My approach to all those techniques is the same: unproven benefit and possible fetal risks do not justify using any of those options. Nature will take care of cervical ripening for you. ...Read more
This is my fourth pregnancy but will be my second successful birth. What are the chances of me going in labour on my own and before 39 weeks?
Unpredictable: Everything else usual, the best guess for natural birth chance before 39 weeks for someone who has had a full term birth is roughly 25%. ...Read more
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It depends: Sharp pains with bowel movement are common with constipation or bowel cramping. If the pain only occurs with bowel movement and no other time then it is most likely related to your bowels and not pregnancy. If it continues far beyond bowel movement then you should call your obgyn ...Read more
Preparing for labor: As you get closer to delivery it is normal to begin having mild irregular contractions. You may feel your abdomen tighten and then relax. Many patients feel sharp pains at the pubic bone or down into the vagina. Your body is preparing for labor. The baby's head positions itself down in the pelvis putting pressure on your cervix and your pubic bone separates in the middle. ...Read more
I must say, I am currently 39 weeks pregnant and am completely miserable from puppps! How did I get it?
Fetomaternal cell tr: Fetomatenal cell traffic through the placenta likely is responsible for puppps. That means that your rash is likely an immune reaction to your baby's cells crossing your placenta and lodging in your skin. It should all improve rapidly postpartum. If you are indeed 39 weeks, ask your obstetrician to deliver you! ...Read more
Ask you OB/Gyn: You should be under the car eof a ob/gyn so that he/she can guide you. It is expected that the baby as it enlarges/grows will feel harder than your normal belly. ...Read more