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45 Weeks Pregnant
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
When a theme park ride warns not for pregnant women, does it apply to all stages? I am 4.5 weeks pregnant & going to disney world.
4.5 weeks pregnant 4 months after ectopic and wondering if its normal to feel pain on the side of surgery with current pregnancy?
Need careful testing: Since your previous ectopic pregnancy places you at increased risk for another ectopic pregnancy, you need to monitor your serial blood progesterone and betaHCG levels and pelvic sonograms. Once your betaHCGs reach 1500 to 2000 mIU/ml, the location of your pregnancy should be assessed by sonography performed by a skilled and certified sonographer...and a few days later its viability determined. ...Read more
I'm 6weeks 2days pregnant. Generally since 4.5 weeks pregnant, my breasts have been rly sore. Is it normal that some days they are not as sore though?
I'm approx 4.5 weeks pregnant. Had a scan but they couldn't see anything yet. Bloods were 641 hCG & 71 progesterone. Are these levels ok? I'm worried.
4.5 weeks pregnant. 2600miu. Donot want the pregnancy. Advised for cytotec (misoprostol) 200 mg, 2 vaginally and 2x2 orally after three hours each. Advise on its suces and its dosage for me. (55kgs, average) 23 yrs?
For your doctor!: Questions on dosing for a medical abortion are not within the scope of this online service. You should have a health care provider helping you individually - not only with dosing, but with post-abortion care. Please contact your physician personally - or contact planned parenthood for a referral in your area. This is far too important to "do it yourself! " good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
I am 4.5 weeks pregnant with hcg=2, 476 and progesterone=25.5 the doc wants me to get another hCG test. Is this normal?
Those numbers: Are both perfectly reasonable for early 1st trimester. ...Read more
My antiphosphatidylserine antibodies IgM and IgG are consistently high, but the ACL abs are borderline. Do I truly have APS? I'm 4.5 weeks pregnant.
Best consult with hematologist and neonatologist to be on safer side.
They may want to do more testing to see if you really have a hypercoagulable state! ...Read more
4.5 weeks pregnant. Been having loose stool for the last few days and mild nausea. Pregnancy related?
Probably: Nausea is likely to be pregnancy related, although, other causes are possible as well. Diarrhea is somewhat unusual, but we know of gastrointestinal tract motility changes, so some women get constipated while other can have more loose stools. If those symptoms are not pregnancy related, they are likely to be caused by a stomach virus that will get better over the next few days. ...Read more
4.5-5 weeks pregnant and spotting for last 5 days with no pain or cramping, hCG rising normal, u/a showed small sac. Is this normal?
Likely normal: This is likely normal but can be scary in light of previous miscarriages. Many women will have some light spotting in early pregnancy and the vast majority of these pregnancies progress normally. It would be a good idea to get back in to your OB who would likely be able to repeat your ultrasound and give you some reassurance. ...Read more
I Used elmers craft bond spay adhesive for about 45 minutes at 5 weeks pregnant. Will the fumes harm my baby?
Sounds fine: Sounds fine, as long as there was good air ventilation, and one was not intentionally inhaling glue fumes to get high. However, if one wants to be extra safe, just postpone any projects involving VOLATILE compounds until after the baby is born. ...Read more
Hard to say...: Have you had pregnancies in the past? If yes, you would know more and more alert about what may be pregnancy-related effects so to alert the odd to conceive. Precum contains minimal number of sperms way way below the level for male fertility; so your odd to conceive is next to zero. But do HPT in 1 wk after missing period and repeat it in another 1 wk if still in doubt, since no 100% contraception ...Read more
It is up to her.: I personally don't like some types of movies - so whether pregnant or not, I avoid watching things that are unduly upsetting. ...Read more
Not great: Unfortunately the chances of conception after the age of 40 is less than 10% per cycle. The chances of miscarriage increases from approximately 15 to 20 % to about 30 to 50% per pregnancy. The chances of having a genetic abnormality is much higher also. Have your doctor evaluate your ovarian reserve. ...Read more
Get it checked.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
Its OK: A normal afi is 10-20cm. So 8.5 is a little low. It is not too low and not alarming. Most obs are reassured if the deepest pocket is greater than 2cm or the total is between 10-20cm. You should keep up with daily fetal well being by doing kick counts and most obs would recommend another ultrasound, like a biophysical profile in one week. It may help to limit activity and increase your fluids. ...Read more
More likely than not: Your risk of having a chromosome defect with conception @ 45 is > 1/100.To that number you must add the 4 % risk of unexpected outcome that any mother faces (clefts, prematurity, etc) there may be other family factors from either side a genetic counselor could help determine. Even with all this lumped together, chances are you can have a healthy & wonderful baby. Your OB can help you sort it out. ...Read more
No: It's common but not normal, if you get the difference. If you have a 45 day cycle you have by definition an ovulatory disorder, can't be more specific without further info and some tests. If this is the only problem you and spouse have (you haven't been tested I guess?) then you may still be able to conceive naturally. It would also be 100% correct to seek a doctor's help. Good wishes. ...Read more
How many eggs does the average woman have left at age 45? May consider trying to get pregnant next year...
Very few eggs: After age 43 you ovarian reserve (how many eggs are left) is very, very low and the chances for conception are really poor. You are also at risk for a baby with chromosomal abnormalities. Next year may not work for you at all. If you really want to know ask you ob/gyn to order an amh level which is a hormone that measures you ovarian reserve. If it is <0.5 you chances to have a baby are very low. ...Read more
My wife is 11 week pregnant and we went for sonography. The NT came 2mm. Her age is 24yrs please suggest what does it mean?
NT= 2??: I am not sure what NT stands for but... Just as there are standard curves for growth in wt an length and head circumphrence there is a spread around the mean. What we really are looking for most closely is the continuing growth of th fetus. ...Read more
Dr, is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?
Can woman become pregnant after 40. I want to know the age range after 45 or after 50 the woman cannot become pregnant.
I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself.! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? Any solution?
A habit to break...: Raw rice won't harm your pregnancy unless it is contaminated with a germ that can harm your pregnancy. When rice is cooked, all the germs are killed and its the best way to eat rice when you are pregnant. You should work on breaking this habit prior to "trying" to get pregnant. Get help from a therapist if you can't do it on your own. Best wishes! ...Read more