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Before implantation would alcohol be damaging to a fertilised egg. ?

Before implantation would alcohol be damaging to a fertilised egg. ?

Relax - no problem!: Many women drink some alcohol around the time of conception and their babies turn out just fine. Avoid any alcohol use once pregnant, though. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more


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Can alcohol impact the embryo during the 3rd week(1 week after conception)? If so, how? Wouldn't it just impact implantation? Didn't know and worried.

Can alcohol impact the embryo during the 3rd week(1 week after conception)? If so, how? Wouldn't it just impact implantation? Didn't know and worried.

No effect likely: There has most likely been no damage done to the baby from early alcohol consumption. Here is an interesting study from last year: http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/study-no-connection-between-drinking-alcohol-early-in-pregnancy-and-birth-problems-201309106667 Avoiding alcohol during pregnancy is the only way to be sure to prevent even the possibility of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. ...Read more

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Does alcohol increase fats?

Alcohol: Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates. But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they make triglycerides, or fat storage molecules. Thus this sugar is made into fats that can be dangerous. ...Read more

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When does implantation occurred?

When does implantation occurred?

Implantation: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women. ...Read more

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How do u know implantation happen?

How do u know implantation happen?

+hCG: If you get a positive hCG is blood or urine (pregnancy test); otherwise you do not know. Some clinicians "define" implantation as when you get a +hCG, though I have some disagreement with this definition. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Does alcohol affects teenage growth?

Does alcohol affects teenage growth?

YES: alcohol use in excess may have many bad side effects on many systems of your body including nutrition, livers, kidney and brain . May result in nutritional deficiencies and hormonal influences affecting growth ...Read more