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40 Weeks Pregnant Can T Urinate
Doctors started counting my 40 weeks pregnancy aug 3rd 2014, what possible sex led up to getting pregnant? had intercourse July 31st and aug 16th 2014
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Does baking soda and baking powder harm you in pregnancy im 40 weeks. I haven't ate much just a dab of a finger.
I have bell's palsy and i'm 40 weeks pregnant so i can't take any medication, can bell's palsy heal without medication?
I am 40 weeks pregnant today. I was wondering if taking Epson Salt baths were safe? My husband heard that epson salt baths weren't safe for woman.
You doctor can help: Sometimes waiting another week can help. If not, there are a variety of ways to get a cervix to ripen. Medicines (prostaglandin formulations) are most commonly inserted vaginally to help this process when it is time to be induced. Alternatively, Foley catheter or laminaria can be inserted into the cervix to mechanically dilate the cervix. You doc will decide which is best for your situation. ...Read more
Almost 40 weeks pregnant and have really bad heartburn at nights and can't sleep,any remedies?they are painful
40 weeks pregnant with low back cramps and has discharge, changing a pad every 3 hours. She hasn't slept more than 5 hours in 5 days. concerned?
PG & pad changes: You don't say what the pad is collecting, blood or fluid. If it is fluid the membranes may be ruptured already raising the risk of infection. If it is blood, then clearly that too is a problem. A contact with the treating OB MD is now mandatory to determine what the issue(s) may be. Labor is also a possibility. ...Read more
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
Hi I have just moved from one state to another and I am 40 weeks pregnant no gynocologist will take me cause I have out of state i don't know if i need induced what I should do
Yes…: The normal range for fetal heart rate (FHR) is 120-160, so 127 is considered normal. However, the FHR alone is insufficient in determining the wellbeing of a fetus. In general, a moving baby is a healthy baby. There are other tests to see if the fetus is doing well such as a non-stress test (NST). ...Read more
Don't say a thing!: I strongly advise against this. Induced labors have significantly stronger risk of complications for your baby including needing to be admitted to the ICU ; increased risk you will need a c-section etc. Please put the health of your baby ahead of your feeling a few more days of discomfort! your baby will induce labor when it's ready. See http://pregnancy.About.Com/od/induction/a/risksinduction.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: But you should tell your doctor about it if you have itching or there is an odor. Good luck. ...Read more
Im almost 40 weeks pregnant. My husband swears that while trying to have sex he felt something. Is that possible?
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