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Doctor insights on: 5 Months Pregnant Baby In Womb

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Dr. James Lin
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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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In what week will i start feeling the movement of my baby in the womb? I am now 14weeks pregnant

In what week will i start feeling the movement of my baby in the womb? I am now 14weeks pregnant

Varies: Most first timers will notice fetal movement between 18-21 wks while those with more experience feel it at 16 wks. Babies are active earlier but the ability to sense their movement and distinguish it from bowel gas or other issues is a learned skill. ...Read more

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I am pregnant 4 months, I would like to know if at any point the baby sleeps and wakes up in the womb. Or are they unconscious all way long?

I am pregnant 4 months, I would like to know if at any point the baby sleeps and wakes up in the womb. Or are they unconscious all way long?

Variable activity: The 12-16 wk old baby goes thru random periods of movement & perception that what u might consider being awake.Their nervous system sends out random messages that contract muscles- give you a kick & they have periods when they can hear & process music & sound.They may move enough to tie their umbilical cord in knots.You might consider this more a light sleep than awake, but they are aware @ times. ...Read more

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Going on 28weeks pregnant still not really feeling movement does this mean Down syndrome ? Baby with down syndrome does it move less in womb ?

Going on 28weeks pregnant  still not really feeling movement does this mean Down syndrome ? Baby with down syndrome does it move less in womb ?

Not characteristic: Down syndrome fetuses usually kick just fine. You should see a perinatologist for a targeted ultrasound, if your dates are correct. perhaps you are not as far along as you thought? Have you had obstetric care? Lack of movement at 28 weeks suggests either lack for amniotic fluid prohibiting fetal movement, or a neuromuscular or other condition preventing the fetus from kicking. ...Read more

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I got pregnant 2 times but they all died in my womb. Now im afraid of getting pregnant but really want to have a baby of my own. Does this affects me?

I got pregnant 2 times but they all died in my womb. Now im afraid of getting pregnant but really want to have a baby of my own. Does this affects me?

Yes: I'm so sorry for your losses. You need to see your provider for an evaluation to see why these happened. Sometimes we can't find a reason but many times we can. Depending on the reason, we can often give medication that will decrease your chances of it happening again. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ? And can woman have healthy baby after ectopic oper

Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy  and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ? And can woman have healthy baby after ectopic oper

Yes and Yes to both: What is called a "heterotopic pregnancy" is possible but quite rare. If the ectopic pregnancy is surgically removed or is spontaneously "lost", the "pregnancy inside the womb" may some times continue relatively normally. The probability of having a "healthy baby after ectopic oper" will depend in part on the type of operation performed and on the health of the tubes and ovaries. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant (6th child) but constant period like lower backpain, tilted womb could this be the cause? X

5 weeks pregnant (6th child) but constant period like lower backpain, tilted womb could this be the cause? X

Speculative: Mid-twenties female with 6th pregnancy and low back pain likely has pain generated by hypermobile sacroiliac joints (sij) caused by pelvic mass, secretion of ligament-relaxing hormone relaxin, and 5 prior pelvic mechanical insults. Joint hypermobility syndrome (see brighton criteria) might potentiate this. An sij belt might help, ; an ostetrician should be consulted for other possible causes. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant, and baby is making sudden movements like she's punching me repeatedly through our womb. Only last 5-10 seconds. What's wrong?

40 weeks pregnant, and baby is making sudden movements like she's punching me repeatedly through our womb. Only last 5-10 seconds. What's wrong?

Brexton hicks: These are brexton hicks contractions relating to you that the uterus is ready to expel the baby. If your contractions become regular lasting 40-60 secs, every 5 minutes of if you have a gush of fluid out of the vagina, go to the hospital immediately. ...Read more

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How much could smoking during pregnancy harm the baby in the womb?

How much could smoking during pregnancy harm the baby in the womb?

Increased problems: The infant of a smoker will see their placental blood vessels age faster & start to shrink, reducing their blood flow & cutting their birth weight by 1/2 lb or more. They will have a higher risk of crib death, 2-3x as many ear & lung infections. They will grow up wanting to smoke because their source people do. Interesting legacy to give someone you are supposed to love. ...Read more

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How does it feel for a baby to move in the womb at 16 weeks pregnant?

How does it feel for a baby to move in the womb at 16 weeks pregnant?

"Fluttering...": Many women don't feel the baby move until 20 weeks of pregnancy. Those who can feel It, usually described as a "fluttering" sensation--something like a butterfly in your abdomen. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am 21 weeks pregnant. Will loud music harm my baby in the womb?

I am 21 weeks pregnant. Will loud music harm my baby in the womb?

Difficult to know: If the music is so loud that you need ear plugs in order not to damage your ears, then my concern would be that it could have adverse effects on your baby's health as well. Do your baby's movements change when you are exposed to loud music? Try to figure out what your baby is telling you. ...Read more

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What kind of virus infection in a pregnant woman can cause the baby to die inside the womb?

What kind of virus infection in a pregnant woman can cause the baby to die inside the womb?

Several: If you are asking for the names of viruses, there are many, including herpes simplex, cytomegalovirus, measles, and a host of others. If you have a different question please phrase it differently. ...Read more

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Friend has miscarried not sure wen baby died, she passed clotting and sac but found out she has a 7mm sac in her womb, could ths be a new pregnancy?

Friend has miscarried not sure wen baby died, she passed clotting and sac but found out she has a 7mm sac in her womb, could ths be a new pregnancy?

Miscarriage: It sounds like your friend had an ultrasound after the miscarriage. If the doc saw a sac she should be able to explain if it is a second pregnancy in there. ...Read more

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I'm 12wks pregnant. I sprained my back this morning while lifting up my 35lb son could I have injured the baby in the womb? Can't see a doc till tue

I'm 12wks pregnant. I sprained my back this morning while lifting up my 35lb son could I have injured the baby in the womb? Can't  see a doc till  tue

No risk for embryo.: Heavy lifting is generally not a good idea in pregnancy, but it should have no effect on a 12-week embryo. You may only take tylenol (acetaminophen) for your low back pain (+/- icy-hot patch to the affected area, as you wish). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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Can baby's hear you voice in the womb at 19 weeks pregnant?

Can baby's hear you voice in the womb at 19 weeks pregnant?

Yes: Your baby responds to sound at a very young age. It is proven that most infants can recognize their mother's voice when they're born because of this. ...Read more

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My wife is 32 weeks pregnant. Reading online that the baby should react to sound in the womb. Our baby has not react/move to sound. ?

My wife is 32 weeks pregnant. Reading online that the baby should react to sound in the womb. 

Our baby has not react/move to sound. ?

Did you ask wife?: Most pregnant women do detect fetal movement in general and not always to sound at 32 weeks gestation and if not, it would be a concern to be addressed to her OB MD for additional testing. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more