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I just found out I'm 5 weeks pregnant, but I've had 1-2 drinks five nights a week for the last month. What is the risk To the baby?

I just found out I'm 5 weeks pregnant, but I've had 1-2 drinks five nights a week for the last month. What is the risk To the baby?

Time to quit: The most important thing now is that you stop drinking. I can tell you recognize this or you would not be asking. Chronic alcohol exposure in pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome. If you feel you have a problem with alcoholism seek help. There are support groups in every city. Congratulations on the pregnancy ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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I'm 5 weeks pregnant is my baby alive?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant is my baby alive?

Doctor visit: You will need to see a doctor to have this question answered. That is not something we can answer here. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant with no symtoms. Is this normal?

5 weeks pregnant with no symtoms. Is this normal?

Normal: The only real rule regarding symptoms of early pregnancy is there are no rules. Some people have a lot of issues while others only know they are pregnant because they skipped a period. ...Read more

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What are the signs of being 4 or 5 weeks pregnant?

What are the signs of being 4 or 5 weeks pregnant?

Often none: But could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging & yawning. ...Read more

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What symptoms should you have at 5 weeks pregnant?

What symptoms should you have at 5 weeks pregnant?

Varies: You can have no symptoms at all or you can have sense of exhaustion, tender breasts and nausea. These are from the rise in the HCG hormone. Good Luck with your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to kind of show at 5 weeks pregnant?

If you put on some: Weight it could show around your middle. But, no, you would be showing a "baby bump". ...Read more

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I'm only 5 weeks pregnant why am I in so much pain now?

I'm only 5 weeks pregnant why am I in so much pain now?

Severe pain?: Normally bad pain is not anticipated in a woman who is five weeks pregnant. Please contact your obstetrician. If pain is severe please go to the er. ...Read more

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I'm 38.5 weeks pregnant, how do I know if baby is engaged?

I'm 38.5 weeks pregnant, how do I know if baby is engaged?

Changes in position: Engagement means the baby's presenting part, usually the head, is now down in your pelvis. Usually your abdomen feels smaller and you feel more pressure in your pelvis. Some women feel "lighter" and others feel difficulty walking or moving because of a lower center of gravity. Other women will feel pain as the head compresses the sciatic nerve. Sometimes engagement doesn't occur until labor. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and don't need it what can I do at home?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and don't need it what can I do at home?

Don't need what?: Hi. You don't need/want the pregnancy? See the good people at Planned Parenthood to discuss options. Children are better off being brought into a world where they are planned for and wanted. And you can also speak with them about contraception options so unplanned pregnancy is prevented. Not much you can do at home at this point, unfortunately. Good luck! ...Read more

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Should I be showing at 5 weeks pregnant and my second child?

Should I be showing at 5 weeks pregnant and my second child?

Depends on lots: If a woman has had a bigger uterus than expected, it could be due to being farther along, having more than one baby, or having benign growths like fibroids of the uterus. Ultrasound would be useful in these cases. Also the abdominal wall might not be as firm as during the first pregnancy especially if mom is busy with family. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and im just wondering if I can take zzquil?

FDA pregnancy B: Zzzquil is a brand of Diphenhydramine which is more commonly known as Benadryl and is added to many pain medications to make "pm" form due to its side effect of sedation. It carries an fda pregnancy category b label. Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/pregnancy/diphenhydramine. Html. It's always best to ask medication questions of your ob/family doc who has responsibility for you & your baby's wellbein. ...Read more

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Just saw a tiny clear rubbery piece in toilet 5 weeks pregnant?

Just saw a tiny clear rubbery piece in toilet 5 weeks pregnant?

Let your OB MD know: You need to advise your OB MD of this occurrence and if you don't have one at this time, make an appointment as soon as you can for further guidance. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant & I stopped getting symptoms is that normal?

It may be: Not all pregnant women get symptoms, so you may be lucky. Be sure to keep regular appointments with your Gynecologist and assure you stay healthy and happy. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and I am craving tuna. Is it okay to eat canned tuna?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and I am craving tuna. Is it okay to eat canned tuna?

Yes: It's okay to eat can tuna but in limited quantities, such as no more than once or twice a week. The absolute no-no fish to stay away from are mackerel, shark, tile, and sword. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant and had a huge drop in temperature. Should I be worried?

I am 5 weeks pregnant and had a huge drop in temperature. Should I be worried?

No: Once pregnancy occurs many other things have effects on bbt- it is not a reliable monitor of how pregnancy is progressing. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant today and no matter how I sit my back feels so tense is this to be expected?

5 weeks pregnant today and no matter how I sit my back feels so tense is this to be expected?

Strain of LS MUSCLES: Depending on how much weight you have
gained and how much forward you are
carrying the fetus you may have some
lumbosacral muscle strain and may benefit
by some back support when sitting as well as
from therapeutic massage. ...Read more

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I am about 5 weeks pregnant and haveing a tanish dis charge only when I wipe what does this mean?

Maybe old blood: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. Get checked. ...Read more

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Hello, I took 1 hedex today before finding out im 5 weeks pregnant... I'm so worried will our baby be ok?

Pregnant and hedex: Yes your baby will be fine. While you're pregnant it is ok to take acetaminophen (tylenol). Occasionally Ibuprofen can be used but not in the 3rd trimester and only under the direction of your doctor. Congratulations! ...Read more

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I have a friend that was 5 weeks pregnant, and said she had d&c due to a miscairrage. How is this possible?

D & C or P.G.?: At 5 weeks pregnant, most will not be able to discern a miscarriage from a late period without a pregnancy test. A d & c at that point in pregnancy may or may not be necessary based upon the judgement of her md. ...Read more

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We are 5 weeks pregnant. Had 7 positives with H.P.Ts. This afternoon she got a negative. Should we be worried?

We are 5 weeks pregnant. Had 7 positives with H.P.Ts. This afternoon she got a negative. Should we be worried?

No: Why are you taking so many tests, it should be clear after the first 2 or 3 that she is pregnant. This test could be negative because it was done in the afternoon, done incorrectly or just a bad test. No more home tests. You need to get bloodworm done at the doctors office for her new OB anyway so call them and get a serum pregnancy test and then you will have a final one. No more unless doc says! ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant and tested positive for strepb...Should I be concerned or it can only be a problam at delivery?

5 weeks pregnant and tested positive for strepb...Should I be concerned or it can only be a problam at delivery?

What did your OB SAY: Beta strep in vagina is usually asymptomatic and u will be on IV antibiotics when you go into labor or break your water, if the beta strep is ever in your urine then that needs to be treated for a UTI but vagina does not need to be treated if no symptoms. ...Read more