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40 weeks pregnant pains down geoin ?

40 weeks pregnant pains down geoin ?

If u have pains at: 40 weeks please call your OB now, if you were my pt would send you to l&d to be evaluated, and none of my pts want to go past 40 weeks so i would rec to induce you as the ideal time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Im 40 weeks pregnant and im coming down with a cold, what do I do?

Im 40 weeks pregnant and im coming down with a cold, what do I do?

Rest: Keep yourself well rested and hydrated to help fight the infection. Make sure you wash your hands well to help prevent spread. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant, large clump of mucus, should I be concerned?

40 weeks pregnant, large clump of mucus, should I be concerned?

Please call your OB: most likely the mucus plug of the cervix came out, does not necessarily mean you will go into labor soon but if your cervix is ripe your doctor can induce you ...Read more

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Im 40 weeks pregnant and keep getting mucus stuff is that normal?

Im 40 weeks pregnant and keep getting mucus stuff is that normal?

Mucous plug?: Many women will "lose their mucous plug" and experience increased discharge in the days prior to labor. If you have any concern that your mucous is becoming more watery, call your obgyn to make sure your bag of water is not ruptured. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant had a show couple days ago now i'm itchy down below?

40 weeks pregnant had a show couple days ago now i'm itchy down below?

CALL YOUR OB: Any preg related problems should be directed to your ob, you may have a yeast infection or something else a culture can be done and they can do an ultrasound to check the viablity of the fetus. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant and I wiped and there was blood.is this the bloody show?i did had an external exam today so I'm confuse

40 weeks pregnant and I wiped and there was blood.is this the bloody show?i did had an external exam today so I'm confuse

Likely from: The exam and possible it is from where the OB may have checked the cervix. If it is a good deal of blood call you OB right away. Otherwise not unusual if she/he did an exam. ...Read more

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Im 40 + weeks pregnant with baby #1 and when i was wiping i noticed a large yellowish jelly like clump of something come out of me .. what was it?

Im 40 + weeks pregnant with baby #1 and when i was wiping i noticed a large yellowish jelly like clump of something come out of me .. what was it?

Mucous plug : it sounds like you are passing your mucous plug. This is normal and expected as you approach your due date. It is also a good sign of labor to come. ...Read more