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Dr. Pam Yoder
3,714 Doctors shared insights

Healthy Pregnancy (Overview)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and get plenty of rest!


Dr. Pam Yoder
3,714 Doctors shared insights

Healthy Pregnancy (Overview)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and get plenty of rest!


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How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

Read below: Http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_twelve-steps-to-a-healthy-pregnancy_9174.bc

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

The > varied mom's diet during pregnancy ; breastfeeding, the > likely the infant will try new foods. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Pregnancy (Checklist)

Don't smoke
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Take a walk: walking promotes easier labor
daily
Take prenatal vitamins with folate to reduce birth defects
daily
Eat a healthy diet, including lots of fruit and dairy products
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How do I have a healthy pregnancy?

How do I have a healthy pregnancy?

Prenatal care: This is a avery complex question beyond the scope of a simple answer. The first step is to find an Obgyn in whom you trust who can assess your unique individual pregnancy and health and design a prenatal care program that will optimize the chances of successful outcome for you and the baby ...Read more

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How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

Good question: First make sure you are healthy enough to become pregnant, secondly have a strong loving relationship with the person you are having intercourse with. Are you in a position to offer a suitable home life for the baby? If all answers are yes then choose a board certified OB/GYN physician. Always keep in mind you should have a well balanced diet & absolutely no smoking or drugs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

You may feel like you're done with pregnancy at 37 weeks, but delivery after 39 is best. ...See more

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Being a Healthy Man (Checklist)

Get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (three shots) before age 27
once
Get blood test for HIV / AIDS up to age 65 and if high risk
daily
Get DTaP (whooping cough) vaccine, plus tetanus shots every 10 years
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Get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot if you haven't already
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What factors make up a healthy pregnancy?

What factors make up a healthy pregnancy?

Some factors: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

Healthy pregnancy: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

Day old infants recognize their mother's voice ; prefer 2 listen to their mother's language. ...See more

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Staying Healthy while Traveling (Checklist)

If flying, reset sleeping time to destination when boarding plane
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Keep up exercise
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How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

Do what you love.: Body: move your body in ways that you love. Dancing, swimming, aerobics, weight training, tai chi, cycling, yoga, walking, gardening, belly dancing...
Mind: begin your day with a meditative practice. Prayer and meditation, journaling, yoga.
Spirit: be sure you have healed your emotional wounds from childhood and beyond. Get outside help if needed. Pregnancy can bring up unfinished business. ...Read more

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How can I know that I'm having a healthy pregnancy?

How can I know that I'm having a healthy pregnancy?

Regular Prenatal: Visits are important. " What to Expect when you are Expecting" can provide important timelines as well as educating about what is normal and what is not. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

See your doctor before you get pregnant. Optimize your health and get your weight into a healthy zon. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Third Trimester (Checklist)

Preregister for the delivery at your hospital
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Understand your employers maternity leave and short-term disability policy
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Buy an infant car seat and install it in your car
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Schedule Group B strep testing at 35 weeks
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I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

See your doctor: After 3 miscarriages, you should see your doc for an evaluation for recurrent miscarriage. The good news is that you still have an excellent chance for pregnancy success even with no additional measures. ...Read more

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What measures I have to take to have healthy pregnancy?

What measures I have to take to have healthy pregnancy?

Talk to your partner: Typically, men do not get pregnant. I'm glad you're worried about your partner's health during pregnancy. Be supportive of her following all of her doctor's recommendations. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

Best tip to manage high risk pregnancy is not to get pregnant. If you do then decrease all stress! ...See more

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How can I help my pregnant wife have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I help my pregnant wife have a healthy pregnancy?

Support: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there any way to ensure a healthy pregnancy in the near future?

Is there any way to ensure a healthy pregnancy in the near future?

Improve odds: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

If you have medical issues, make sure that you are in good health before becoming pregnant. ...See more

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Having a Healthy First Trimester (Checklist)

Take prenatal vitamins
daily
Take folic acid
daily
See your OB-gyn or midwife
monthly
Take walks
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How do I go about getting healthier so that I can have a healthy pregnancy?

Health: Routine examinations with an OB is necessary to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. Based on your examination and testing he/she will be able to guide you on any necessary treatments and advise you on proper diet and exercise. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with glonemeruphritis can istill have a healthy pregnancy andbaby?

Maybe: There are many forms of glomerulonephritis, with varying levels of effect on your kidneys. Have your nephrologist talk to you and a perinatologist about when your disease will be well controlled enough to conceive. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

Be in the best health possible prior to getting pregnant and if possible not over early 30's in age. ...See more

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Living Healthy with Pets (Checklist)

Keep scheduled appointments with the veterinarian
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Maintain all shots and medications as prescribed by the veterinarian
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I'm pregnant with my 3rd baby, have had two healthy pregnancy, changes of misscarrying this time round, I'm 5 weeks?

I'm pregnant with my 3rd baby, have had two healthy pregnancy, changes of misscarrying this time round, I'm 5 weeks?

Pregnancy: If you have not had problems with your previous pregnancies and your medical condition has not changed (assuming you are generally healthy), the risk of miscarriage with your 3rd pregnancy is low. ...Read more

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7 months preg. I don't want to take nutrition tablets. Instead what foods should I take for healthy pregnancy and delivery?

7 months preg. I don't want to take nutrition tablets. Instead what foods should I take for healthy pregnancy and delivery?

Iron, folic acid: Foods that are high in folic acid, iron, and calcium to start are good. NUTS have great minerals. Focus on fruits, vegetables and vary them. I like to say eat your colors of the rainbow. Think broad. Great resources include the CDC and mypyramid. Gov for basic food nutrition. Good luck and rest up! ...Read more

Dr. Michael Opsahl Dr. Opsahl
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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

Ivf can decrease the risk of multiple pregnancy when we transfer a single embryo. ...See more

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Eating a Healthy Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fast food
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Don't drink soda
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Eat small portions
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Minimize starches and sugars
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Hi I have a question, I'm wanting a healthy pregnancy, how can I do that? What can I eat? Do? I have 5 weeks and 5 days.

Healthy pregnancy: There are no guarantees. Get to or maintain a healthy weight before hand. Take a multivitamin with folate (folic acid).Don't smoke drink or take drugs. Get underlying health problems under control. Eat fruits and vegetables. Regular physical activity. Get a check-up with a doctor and discuss the medicines you take now. Be mentally prepared, be 100% dedicated, and have your finances in order. Kids are expensive. Read. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a healthy pregnancy diet?

Anyone know what is a healthy pregnancy diet?

Nutrition: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. Avoid deli meats, pate, unpasteurized milk & imported. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Cabot Dr. Cabot
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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

Being pregnant increases the risk of domestic abuse, injury often occurs near breasts, abdomen. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Second Trimester (Checklist)

Share your pregnancy news with friends, family, and coworkers
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Get your flu shot during flu season
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Monitor weight gain and focus on a healthy diet
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Schedule a dental visit to keep your pregnancy healthy
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What are some ways to promote a healthy pregnancy?

What are some ways to promote a healthy pregnancy?

Prenatal care: You need plenty of sleep, eat right so that you gain 20 pounds max, exercise some and start seeing your health care practitioner as soon as you are pregnant. Taking vitamins with folate (folic acid) before and during pregnancy is important. ...Read more

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How common is a stillbirth in a healthy pregnancy?

How common is a stillbirth in a healthy pregnancy?

If the preg is: Healthy very uncommon, if someone has that happen, hopefully not then an evaluation can be done to try to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

Myth: if pregnant do not reach up over your head because the cord can strangle the baby. ...See more

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Being a Healthy Woman (Checklist)

Get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (three shots) before age 27
once
Get blood test for HIV / AIDS up to age 65 or if high risk
yearly
Get DTaP (whooping cough) vaccine once, plus tetanus shots every 10 years
once
Get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot if you haven't already
once
Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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