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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

Practice stress reduction techniques
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Avoid tight fitting and restrictive clothing
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Avoid activities that strain or tighten pelvic floor
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Increase fluid intake until urine is clear
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Why do I have so much pain & pressure in pelvic area? I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Doctor wants to do nothing for me!

Why do I have so much pain & pressure in pelvic area? I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Doctor wants to do nothing for me!

Normal: That is the unfortunate side effect of being pregnant. Your doctor is correct in doing nothing, as there is not much you can do about it. Try soaking in a hot bath tub for 20-30 minutes, and it will help ease your round ligaments, but other than that, there really is not much else that can be done. 1gm of tylenol 3-4x per day help. ...Read more

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39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described. In such pain, discomfort (pelvic pressure, back pain)....Difficulty walking. 2nd baby....How long can I go on before cervix begins to soften? Dr willing to induce if I st

39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described.  In such pain, discomfort (pelvic pressure, back pain)....Difficulty walking.  2nd baby....How long can I go on before cervix begins to soften?  Dr willing to induce if I st

Depends on situation: Your question is a great one but was cut off. So your doctor is willing to induce under certain circumstances? I am not sure what he plans so cannot comment on the specific case. In general, a cervix that is 3 cm in someone who has had a previous vaginal delivery will efface by the due date. If discomfort, then some physicians will consider inducing labor (amniotomy, eg) each case varies though. ...Read more

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Exercise
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Rule out an infection
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I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Saw my ob mon. Being 1.5 CM dilated. Today i'm having abdominal pain, tightness, and pressure in my pelvic region. Is this labor?

I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Saw my ob mon. Being 1.5 CM dilated. Today i'm having abdominal pain, tightness, and pressure in my pelvic region. Is this labor?

Could be : Obviously you should follow your doctor specific instructions. In general it is time to go to the hospital when contractions are five minutes apart or at least an hour, if your water breaks, or if the baby is moving less than five times per hour. ...Read more

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Im 39 weeks pregnant and im having sharp pains in my pelvic region as well as contractions but im 1 cent diated what could this mean?

Im 39 weeks pregnant and im having sharp pains in my pelvic region as well as contractions but im 1 cent diated what could this mean?

GET EVALUATED: ASAP as you are term (39 weeks), with pains, and contractions! It is possible that you are going into labor! Congrats and good luck! ...Read more

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39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described. How long will it take to efface? In such discomfort w/ pelvic pres

39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described.  How long will it take to efface?  In such discomfort w/ pelvic pres

So close to birth: Hi are you ready? This sounds like your uterus is preparing to begin labor. The frustrating part is that we cannot predict how long this transition phase will take before you are in active labor. But, you are getting closer. Congratulations. ...Read more

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Pelvic Pain (Definition)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing , cramping, aching, ...Read more

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