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5 Weeks Pregnant In Children
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
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
I am pronounced 5 weeks pregnant and I have had pain in my stomach for the last five hours on and off even when I'm relaxed what could it be?
5 weeks pregnant. Very scared of ectopic pregnancy I have slight cramping. No bleeding...I have other children. What are the symptoms?
Pain, cramping and: Bleeding. All of those or some of those seen in ectopic. Be vigilent, if any symptoms do not hesitate to see your doctor ...Read more
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
If you put on some: Weight it could show around your middle. But, no, you would be showing a "baby bump". ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Please: Please define what you mean by the term "rock". ...Read more
Next week: Next week will be fine. Congratulations!Get a more detailed answer ›
Few weeks: A gestational sac can be seen on ultrasound by 3. - 5 weeks. A fetus may be seen as early as six weeks. ...Read more
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
Hello, I took 1 hedex today before finding out im 5 weeks pregnant... I'm so worried will our baby be ok?
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
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