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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?

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?

Call your doctor: Triplets are a high-risk pregnancy even un the 1st trimester. One cannot guess if bleeding is worrisome or not, you should contact your OB doctor or fertility doctor promptly. Good wishes. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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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?

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

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I am nine weeks pregnant with triplets, will i and at what point will i need to be on complete bed rest?

Triplets: Triplets are considered a high risk pregnancy. Whether bed rest is indicated is generally determined by your healthcare team based on your history, exam, sonogram, labs, and testing. ...Read more

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How would you know if you were pregnant with triplets?

How would you know if you were pregnant with triplets?

Get an Ultra Sound: You need to see a doctor for an examination and an ultrasound ordered appropriately will let you know if you have triplets. ...Read more

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What are the complications of having triplets during pregnancy?

What are the complications of having triplets during pregnancy?

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

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What are the different ways to breathe when you are pregnant with triplets?

What are the different ways to breathe when you are pregnant with triplets?

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

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Why is it hard for women to lose weight after a triplet pregnancy?

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

Dr. Neeraj Gupta
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Triplets (Definition)

Triplets are siblings resulting from one pregnancy that carried ...Read more