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40 Weeks Pregnant With Headache
Call OB: Call OB. Please sign off of the internet and get medical attention urgently. ...Read more
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
40 weeks pregnant. I have a headache that woke me up, a little bit of cramping, and backache? Should i go to the er
Yes: You should defiantly be seen for evaluation immediately. ...Read more
Go to the hospital!: A massive headache during pregnancy can be a sign of pre-eclampsia and sometimes is a prelude to a seizure. You need to go to the hospital for evaluation ASAP (Today). Most hospitals that deliver babies have a triage unit on Labor and delivery so you shouldn't have to go to the ER. Pre-eclampsia isn't something that can wait for tomorrow as it can be serious for you and your baby. Best wishes! ...Read more
At 40 weeks pregnant, she woke up with headaches and complaining of her ear hurting, should we go to the er.. her due date was today?
Call her OB MD: You need to contact her treating OB MD rather than this forum. ...Read more
40 weeks pregnant today, I have been feeling nauseated for 5 days with dull headaches what could this be?
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
Is it ok for a pregnant woman to take Aspirins or Paracetamol? She's having headaches and she's now on her 3rd trimester.
Hi, I'm 40 weeks, 2 days pregnant with my first. Since Friday I've been vomiting and having awful stomach cramps, this let up last night but now I have a headache and really bad lower back pain. I've been told already my baby is back to back. Any advice?
Be seen: You are at the point delivery is eminent. Be seen to have you and the baby checked. OP or back to back often makes for a difficult labour but the baby can be turned when the head is reachable. All the best. ...Read more
Currently 40 weeks +2 having headaches back pains and stomach pain and tightening....Should i call hospital or false labor?
40+ weeks: Call your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 40 weeks pregnant, i woke up with awful stomach pain, nausea, and a headache could i be going into labor? Should i call my doctor?
You'll know...: The difference between typical stomach pain and labor contractions is the latter comes and goes, feels like a muscular tightening that lasts 30-60 seconds, and then goes away. If you're having these kinds of pains, congrats, it could be early labor! you can watch, however, to make sure the pains are regular and are slowly getting worse (stronger or more frequent). One other thought...(below)... ...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
Possibly: Some doctors will wait until the 41st or 42nd week to induce. Ask yours. ...Read more
Nothing good: Poss infection, call OB now.Get a more detailed answer ›
Two patients: Ob providers often need to consider the risk and benefit of two patients--the expectant mom and the baby. If the pregnant woman is getting very sick quickly, then she might need to be delivered before the baby reaches term (hopefully after getting steroids if appropriate). If the condition of both mom and baby is stable and the pregnancy is preterm, the OB may discuss 'expectant management'. ...Read more
40 weeks 5 days pregnant, feeling extremely sleepy low energy just want to lay down all day. Is this normal?
Can happen: Rest, stay cool. eat small but frequent, make sure baby is active, and keep all your prenatal visit appts ...Read more
32 weeks 3 days pregnant. Im tiny and I was wondering do most tiny girls have their babies sooner at 40 weeks?
Pregnancy: It depends , you are now 8 months pregnant. You might have your baby soon. Good luck ! ...Read more
40 weeks and 4 days pregnant and only 50 percent effaced and 1 CM dilated how much longer do u think labor will happen?
Pregnancy: That is one of the great questions of our time. All I know is babies never stay in they always come out. Not to be flippant, but your baby will come when it is ready or when your doctor decides you meet the criteria for induction. Good luck! ...Read more
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
Should i work blackfriday this year i will be 35 weeks pregnant and have had my last 2 children before 40 weeks because of stress?
?: I would probably not if the job is strenuous ...Read more
I'm 40 weeks pregnant today. I was a small 1 and 30% effaced as of Tuesday. I just went to wipe and it was pink/reddish discharge. Is this normal?
Yes: Bloody show at this point is normal. ...Read more
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?
I am 40 weeks 2 days. My due date was oct. 12th. Every little thing that happens to me i think is labor because I am tired of being pregnant. When?
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
I see you : Are in Columbus Ohio. Go to the hospital at Ohio State university or call St Ann's hospital in Westerville. Either location should be able to get you connected. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more