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I have a bulging disc in my spine that can be quite painful. Am I going to be able to have a baby?

I have a bulging disc in my spine that can be quite painful.  Am I going to be able to have a baby?

Back problems: A bulging disc can cause more pain during pregnancy as your body changes and the low back curves inward to compensate for a growing belly. Women with disc issues will often need to discuss epidurals with an anesthesiologist prior to labor in order to sure one can be done. There are other pain management options as well. The disc itself will not usually be a reason to avoid a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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I have enlarged ovaries. Will this effect me if I want to have a baby or babies?

I have enlarged ovaries. Will this effect me if I want to have a baby or babies?

Q for REI: The size of ovaries does not tell us everything we need to know to help those ttc. I will refer it to some of our leading fertility subspecialists on healthtap. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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If I have a baby will lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam) affect my babies health? And is it genetic?

If I have a baby will lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam) affect my babies health? And is it genetic?

Lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam): Both of these drugs are rated category c by the fda., meaning the drugs may be taken during pregnancy with caution. ...Read more

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Does a high deductible health plan & health savings account (hsa) make sense if we are going to have a baby?

Does a high deductible health plan & health savings account (hsa) make sense if we are going to have a baby?

Depends: Hsa & high deductible plans make sense if your philosophy & situation allows you to plan ahead for predicted costs & use insurance for unexpected events.Having a baby means a big outlay the first 2 yrs for vaccines & checkups all of which assure baby is on the right track. If you use a ppo /hmo or other form you will pay those costs in increased premiums but not out of pocket at the visit. ...Read more

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When will i get my period im 18 still have not got it people say im a late blumor but the doctor says im never going to have a baby?

When will i get my period im 18 still have not got it people say im a late blumor but the doctor says im never going to have a baby?

Have puberty yet?: If you have not yet started puberty (no breast development, etc.), then it is unlikely you would get a period without some medical support. If you have started puberty, then there are a few reasons you may not have had a period--some correctable. It is important for your doctor to explain his/her thinking and what the diagnosis is. You may need a test (like an ultrasound or karyotype). ...Read more

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Im going to have a baby and I have some pain in my lower belly and I have really bad poops it hurts to poop and i need to know should I be worried ?

Im going to have a baby and I have some pain in my lower belly and I have really bad poops it hurts to poop and i need to know should I be worried ?

Painful Defecation: This should be discussed with your ob. Constipation during pregnancy is not uncommon. Modification in diet, increased fluid intake if appropriate and use of a stool softener may resolve the problem. ...Read more

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Want to have a baby how do I go about it?

Want to have a baby how do I go about it?

Practice, practice: Practice. Not being funny (guess I am trying) but figure out when you are ovulating. You can use ovulation kits to help. Have intercourse during that time. ...Read more

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My husband and I are trying to have a baby for 4 months now and still nothing. I would like to know what could be wrong with what is going on?

My husband and I are trying to have a baby for 4 months now and still nothing. I would like to know what could be wrong with what is going on?

Nothing: There may be nothing wrong. In order for you to conceive you have to have intercourse during your fertile period when you are likely to ovulate. I suggest picking up and ovulation test and also tracking your cycle ...Read more

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Should I have a baby and go on dialysis?

Should I have a baby and go on dialysis?

Ask your doctor: I have cared for women who have had children while having severe renal disease. The key is working very closely with your doctor and paying careful attention to your medical treatment. ...Read more

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How to have a baby?

How to have a baby?

Sexual intercourse: To have a baby, you can adopt. Or engage in standard vaginal-penile intercourse w/o use of contraception either hormonal or barrier. Of course this puts you at risk of sexually transmitted disease/infection. And gives you an ~18yr responsibility, so make sure you're ready for all this. Since you're asking this question, i'd also suggest that you go see your family doc for preconception counseling. ...Read more

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I want to have a baby?

I want to have a baby?

Your question is ???: You have made a statement.If you have a specific question about becoming pregnant, duration of effort, fertility, etc., please start over and ask a specific question.The questions are not linked on the site, so you need to include background material and a question. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a baby since I have crohns?

Is it ok to have a baby since I have crohns?

Yes: Women with crohn's or ulcerative colitis can have normal pregnancies. However, be sure to let your gastroenterologist know of your intentions to insure your medications are safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why can't you go under anathestic to have a baby?

Why can't you go under anathestic to have a baby?

Babies safety: The anesthesia used to put you out transfers to baby & also can sedate them, preventing a safe transition to air breathing.When used in an urgent situation to get baby out by c-section, we have about 15 minutes to get baby out before the anesthesia starts to build up in baby, potentially requiring breathing assistance for the baby for an extended period. ...Read more

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How could a polysistic person like me have a baby?

How could a polysistic person like me have a baby?

Excellent chances: Polycystic ovary is a common problem. There are many medications that help you ovulate like 'clomid' or clomifene. Talk to your obgyn. ...Read more

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I have ahead 2 terminations in 4 months. Its going to be a month since my last abortion. Can i try to have a baby now? Will I have one ?

I have ahead 2 terminations in 4 months. Its going to be a month since my last abortion. Can i try to have a baby now? Will I have one ?

Prob not: Your body has been through an awful lot. Early terminations are not natural and are hard on you. Usually for your health you should wait 3 months between pregnancies. With so many back to back, waiting longer would only be better for you. ...Read more