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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Is it possible for a pregnant woman to get her period during pregnancy?

Is it possible for a pregnant woman to get her period during pregnancy?

Not normal period: Bleeding during pregnancy does occur but it is not normal and is not due to a normal period. ...Read more

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Is procto-glyvenol harmefull for a pregnant woman?

Is procto-glyvenol harmefull for a pregnant woman?

It's a hemorrhoidal: Cream that may cause intestinal cramping. I won't recommend it during the first trimester. Take care! ...Read more

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Diet for pregnant women?

Diet for pregnant women?

Low carb/low sugar: A diet low in sugar and carbs will minimize weight gain and the size of the baby. It will also decrease the risk of gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant without having her period?

Can a woman get pregnant without having her period?

Sure can: Ovulation always occurs before a period is missed. A prime example of this is a newly delivered woman who has no period during the post partum period but engages in unprotected sex and Voila! another pregnancy without a period showing up whatsoever. ...Read more

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Is cytogainer recommended for pregnant woman?

Is cytogainer recommended for pregnant woman?

Why take it?: Reviewing the product online it appears to be a protein powder designed for body builders. Unless you are suffering from a nutritional deficiency or have severe hyperemesis gravidarum and you doctor has recommended nutritional supplementation this does not seem like something a pregnant woman would need to be taking. ...Read more

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Can a women get pregnant for haveing intercourse while on her period?

Can I get Pregnant: If the period is on time and of normal duration then most likely not. But there are lots of variables. You may want to browse here. There are millions of questions and answers on this very topic. ...Read more

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Trying to concieve a girl after having 4 boys.any advice.

Trying to concieve a girl after having 4 boys.any advice.

Nature says: 1 in 2: Having daily sex, during the 5 days before ovulation, through ovulation, and for 2 days after ovulation, will give a woman a 1 in 2 chance of getting pregnant with a baby boy. A 1 in 2 chance of "success" is amazingly high, in the grand scheme of life. If really worried, a couple can get their genes checked to see if they carry a genetic defect that makes it unlikely to have girl children. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman give blood?

Can a pregnant woman  give  blood?

Not wise idea: You are already sharing your circulation with another, and many women become physioloically anemic, so doing best for baby would be to not further tax your system and general health. Donate after recovered from delivery. ...Read more

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Is possible for a woman to don't get pregnant on her 1st week after her period?

Is possible for a woman to don't get pregnant on her 1st week after her period?

Unclear question: Pregnancy has occurred from intercourse on any and all days of a menstrual cycle. If you wish to prevent pregnancy use contraceptive methods all the time. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to get pregnant after her ovulation?

Is it possible for a woman to get pregnant after her ovulation?

12 hours: A mature egg may be fertilizable for about 12 hrs after ovulation. After that an egg is unlikely to fertile. ...Read more

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What fruits are best for a pregnant woman?

What fruits are best for a pregnant woman?

Fresh!: All fresh fruits are good during pregnancy, unless you have allergies that limit your choices. Make sure they are washed well if you are eating their skins - or remove the skin to be sure (and still wash them with plenty of fresh, running water). ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to get pregnant two weeks before her period?Thanks

Is it possible for a woman to get pregnant two weeks before her period?Thanks

Definitely: Ovulation (release of an egg) occurs approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of your period making it the "optimal" time for conceiving. Take a home pregnancy test if you think you might be pregnant. The test is safe, convenient, and reliable. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant woman take for fever?

Get a Dx: Fever is a symptom get in & get a DX 4 the fever & follow ur md's advise. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant before her period?

Can a woman get pregnant before her period?

Yes: The best time to have sex if you are trying to conceive is around the time of ovulation (usually 14 days prior to your period). ...Read more

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Want to see required sex positions for a pregnant woman?

Want to see required sex positions for a pregnant woman?

Sex: There are no medically recommended sex positions for pregnancy. Unless you have a high risk pregnancy your sexual life should continue as you desire. ...Read more

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What will make somone miss her menses for two months (not pregnant)?

What will make somone miss her menses for two months (not pregnant)?

Not ovulating : It is common, occasionally for someone not to ovulate. That can cause a cycle to be missed. There are many reasons for this so if it occurs regularly you may need to be examined ...Read more

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Is cycling safe for a woman who's trying to conceive?

Is cycling safe for a woman who's trying to conceive?

Sure!: Cycling is a great form of exercise provided you take appropriate precautions for safety. It does not affect fertility in women although it does decrease male fertility when too vigorous and prolonged. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman be pregnant 13days after her menses if she have sex?

Please tell me, could a woman be pregnant 13days after her menses if she have sex?

Possibly: If the sex is unprotected. Was this day 13 of her cycle or 13 days after the period ended? And how long is her menstrual cycle? Bottom line - don't want to become pregnant > either don't have sex or use protection 100% of the time! ...Read more