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Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 4th month of pregnancy?

Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 4th month of pregnancy?

Depends: The fourth month, or 16 weeks, is usually a time when genetic testing for down's syndrome is performed. Not all patients want this testing. It is an individual decision. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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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Whst should I eat most in my 4th month of pregnancy to have a beautiful and healthy baby?

Whst should I eat most in my 4th month of pregnancy to have a beautiful and healthy baby?

A well balanced diet: And prenatal multivitamin. Also, get appropriate exercise so you are in excellent shape when it is time to deliver and care for your new baby. Congratulations and good luck! ...Read more

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What is the size of uterus during the 3rd or 4th month of pregnancy?

What is the size of uterus during the 3rd or 4th month of pregnancy?

Grapefruit sized...: At 3 months, the uterus is the size of a grapefruit. At 4 months its the size of a volleyball. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My wife is in her last 4th month of pregnancy and will enter the 5th month ad she is having extreme anxiety,shortness of breathe,and insomnia!help!!

My wife is in her last 4th month of pregnancy and will enter the 5th month ad she is having extreme anxiety,shortness of breathe,and insomnia!help!!

Not on the Internet: I am sorry but your question represents the very definition of the limits of internet medicine. Your wife needs to be seen in person by her physician. ...Read more

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Is it true that you can feel your uterus just under your belly button at the end of your 4th month of pregnancy. And if so, what does it feel like.

Is it true that you can feel your uterus just under your belly button at the end of your 4th month of pregnancy. And if so, what does it feel like.

Yes, usually.: It feels like a small smooth mountain (called the "fundus") where before there was just soft stuff. Run the flat part of your hand down towards the belly button, fairly firmly, and you might be stopped by this little hill. Congrats, Mom! ...Read more

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What vitamin supplements should be taken during fourth month of pregnancy?

What vitamin supplements should be taken during fourth month of pregnancy?

Prenatal s: A basic prenatal vitamin is all that is required in an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy. In select pregnancies the prenatal should be supplemented with Folic Acid (4mg/day). In particular those pregnancies at risk for spina bifida. ...Read more

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My wife is pregnant in her fourth month of pregnancy and at night times she is feeling pain on the upper left side just underneath thé heart!why ??

My wife is pregnant in her fourth month of pregnancy and at night times she is feeling pain on the upper left side just underneath thé heart!why ??

Uterine growth: Obviously a physical exam would shed light on this better. But. The uterus grows taking space, and pushing the intestines upward. This can cause discomfort anywhere in the abdomen. ...Read more

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My wife is in her last days of her 4th months of pregnancy,can she be able to travel by airplane for 6 hours period?please advice

My wife is in her last days of her 4th months of pregnancy,can she be able to travel by airplane for 6 hours period?please advice

Yes: As long as she has no history of pre term labor and her cervix is closed, she should be able to travel by air. In normal circumstance,pregnant women can travel by air usually until their 9th month.( 36+ weeks). ...Read more

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