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8 Weeks Pregnant With Triplets
Is it normal to have spotting at 8 weeks pregnant with triplets? If so how much would be considered normal? Is there any way to help ease it?
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
We found out I am 8 weeks (tmrw) pregnant with triplets, our dr highly advises against moving forward with 3. How likely are long term disabilities?
Here's another : Article that gives you an overview: http://www.Comtecmed.Com/cogi/cogi5/abstracts/blickstein_triplets.Doc. Again, contributing factors include greater risk of episodes of decreased oxygen to the brain of one or more fetuses, premature delivery & the chance that one fetus may have intrauterine growth restriction. ...Read more
I am nine weeks pregnant with triplets, will i and at what point will i need to be on complete bed rest?
I'm 17 weeks pregnant with triplets and go to sleep on my sides but often times wake up on my back and my arms are asleep. Is it affecting the babies?
Prematurity: Anytime the uterus is shared by multiple fetuses, it is hard for the uterus to keep them contained! Besides being born prematurely, the infants may steal nutrients from each other via the placenta. Depending on whether they are in one amniotic sac or not, they may get their cords tangled. Sometimes an infant may be forced into a breech position because of overcrowding. ...Read more
Not many: Try taking slow deep breaths everytime you remember it. Also holding your hands on top of your head will help you feel the lungs with air easier. ...Read more
Depends: If the triplets were from fertility treatments - then those treatments do cause some issues with weight loss- either way the hormonal changes and usually the lack of any routine with eating well and exercising makes losing especially difficult after having 1 child - then triple all that with 3! good luck! ! ! ...Read more
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