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39 Weeks Tomorrow And Experiencing A Decrease In Fetal Movement Is This Normal
No: The perception of decreased fetal movement needs investigation. The most common method to evaluate fetal well being is the biophysical profile which is an ultrasould test that evaluates fetal breathing, fine motions, gross motions and amniotic fluid volume. A non-stress test is done which evaluates the babies heartrate pattern. Two points are awarded for each item and 8/10 or 10/10 is reassuring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 CM dilated for a week now. Today i noticed extreme decrease in fetal movement (increase in hiccups) what could this mean?
See your doctor: Decreased fetal movement should always be taken seriously! call your doctor for evaluation today. Good luck! ...Read more
Variable: Each fetus is different. Your will monitor the growth of your fetus using ultrasound and measure various growth parameters- length of the femur, size of the head from ear to ear, chest size, HR variability. Also compare these numbers to previously derived standards. Just like child growth curves. ...Read more
Is it normal to have extremely painful fetal movement at 37 weeks? About 90% of his movements make me stop in my tracks.
Do a sonogram: make sure there is no problem with uterine wall ...Read more
Yes: You should feel your baby move every day. Babies have sleep cycles and you may not feel them move while you are sleeping. If it has been more than a couple of hours since you felt your baby move, try eating a snack or drinking juice, often this will make babies more active. If you are still not feeling movement you should call your doctor or the hospital to listen to the baby's heartbeat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 8weeks pregnant with a fetal heartbeat. sometime i feel pain and pressure in my cervix. Had 2mc before. Is this normal?
Feeling a sense of heaviness and mild cramping. 9 weeks pregnant. No other issues. Is my baby ok in there? A little worried. U/s at 8 wks normal hr176
I'm 33 weeks pregnant baby is head down and I have a lot of vaginal pressure that isn't relieved by position change is this normal?
3 weeks post hemorrhoidectomy and am still feeling a lot of pressure in that area. Is this normal for this point in recovery?
Is it normal for fetal movement to be more mellow after days of extreme fetal movement? I'm 27 week and 4 days.
Yes and no: Your fetus's activity pattern will vary hour to hour and day to day - much like anyone's activity. Of course, the absence of fetal movement is very worrisome. A decrease in usual fetal activity day after day can indicate that your baby is having some significant problems. This should be evaluated by your caregiver immediately. In general, if your baby moves more than ten times/hr it is doing well. ...Read more
Fetal movements: Fetal movements start from minute one. A fertilized egg keeps moving along the tube into the uterus until it implants. As the fetus grows, it moves. A first time mom can start her baby's movement at about 18-20 weeks and sometimes even 22 weeks. After the first baby, subsequent baby movements are felt earlier (16 weeks). ...Read more
33 weeks pregnant and baby is moving good but just started tightening up in a ball and im feeling alot of sensation in my vaginal area. Is this normal?
Practice contraction: Your uterus will start to have irregular contractions as you get closer to your due date. If they are irregular, hours apart, its ok. If they occur every 5-10 mins on a regular basis, go to the hospital Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
Is it normal to have a normal period during only 1-2 weeks of pregnancy. (clotting, normal bleeding, and the usual length of 7 days)?
No: You are at risk of miscarriage if you haven't already. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: A cramping sensation can occur in any month in pregnancy. Of course what is the difference between this cramping and threat of miscarriage. Difficult question to always answer. Benign cramping in 2nd trimester is constant and not cyclical. It feels like constant pressure. If you're worried at all, though, see your doctor and ask for a cervical length ultrasound to confirm cramping is benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm pregnant with twins, 35 weeks along. For the last two weeks when I have a bowl movement it causes a strain in my vagina. Is this normal?
I am 19 weeks pregnant and am experiencing a fast heartbeat at random times. Is this normal in a low risk pregnancy? And what is the cause of this?
Fast heart pregnant: Because of the increased blood volume and the shunt of blood across the placenta you may be aware of your heart beat when pregnant. Try count it and note if it is regular or skips. If greater than 120 and or very irregular have your OB send you for a cardiologist evaluation. ...Read more
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