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Are there any warning signs I should look for during the 7th month of pregnancy?

Anything unusual: Anything unusual should be reported to your OB to determine if it's something that's concerning or not. Signs of trouble would include bleeding, pain, severe headaches, swelling, fever, extreme shortness of breath and many others. It's best to discuss anything that you have a question about with your ob. ...Read more

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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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Are there warning signs to look for during the 6th month of pregnancy?

Are there warning signs to look for during the 6th month of pregnancy?

Yes: In late 2nd trimester the usual warning signs are related to preterm labor, fetal well-being, and preeclampsia. These include but are not limited to headaches unrelieved by tylenol/rest, upper abdominal pain, (worsening) nausea/vomiting, vaginal bleeding, regular uterine contractions >4-6 per hour, decreased fetal movement, vision changes, concern as to whether your amniotic membranes ruptured. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs I should look for during the last weeks of pregnancy?

What are the warning signs I should look for during the last weeks of pregnancy?

Yes: At pregnancy's end, the usual warning signs are related to labor, fetal well-being, and preeclampsia. These include but are not limited to headaches unrelieved by tylenol/rest, upper abdominal pain, (worsening) nausea/vomiting, vaginal bleeding, decreased fetal movement, vision changes, concern as to whether your amniotic membranes ruptured, or really anything about which you feel concerned. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs to look for during week 28 of pregnancy?

What are the warning signs to look for during week 28 of pregnancy?

Labor: Persistent lower back pain, regular uterine contractions, gush of fluid, decreased fetal movements, etc... Check out "text4baby.". ...Read more

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Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 5th month of pregnancy?

Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 5th month of pregnancy?

Anatomy Scan: If a quad screen or Alpha fetal protein not done, that's usually the latest time. An anatomy scan is usually done between 19-20 weeks. (sonogram). ...Read more

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Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 4th month of pregnancy?

Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 4th month of pregnancy?

Depends: The fourth month, or 16 weeks, is usually a time when genetic testing for down's syndrome is performed. Not all patients want this testing. It is an individual decision. ...Read more

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I have read that doxycycline can delay your period. Are there any signs of pregnancy I should be looking for?

I have read that doxycycline can delay your period. Are there any signs of pregnancy I should be looking for?

A positive test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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If I didn't show any signs of Me being pregnant the first time around would I have any signs this time?

If I didn't show any signs of Me being pregnant the first time around would I have any signs this time?

Unique Pregnancy: Each pregnancy is unique and while you may again be lucky and breeze through the early parts of your pregnancy, there is no guarantee. Pregnancies are as unpredictable as the kids that result from them. ...Read more

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What are some warning signs of a miscarriage at 6 weeks pregnant.

What are some warning signs of a miscarriage at 6 weeks pregnant.

Miscarriage signs: Signs of miscarriage can be wide and varied. They may include abdominal pain, abdominal cramping, or vagina bleeding. Some people may become dizzy or light-headed. Consult with a physician if you feel you may be miscarrying. ...Read more

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Signs of tooth decay in toddlers? Is there any sure way to check for tooth decay on toddlers who are two years old? I check for black or brown lines or spots, but never see any. Are there other signs I should be checking for? I check twice a day when we b

Signs of tooth decay in toddlers? Is there any sure way to check for tooth decay on toddlers who are two years old? I check for black or brown lines or spots, but never see any. Are there other signs I should be checking for? I check twice a day when we b

See your dentist: Many cavities occur between the teeth out of sight. Your dentist will take radiographs to check these hidden areas for decay. The american dental association recommends a dental check up for kids at age 2, or sooner if you suspect anything, and every 6 months thereafter. You will then not have to worry. ...Read more

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My baby is having a fever, and no signs of infection or any other malignant signs of deceases. Should I get worried??

My baby is having a fever, and no signs of infection or any other malignant signs of deceases. Should I get worried??

Depends on age: A fever in an infant less than 2 months old can be very serious and should always be evaluated by a doctor. In older babies, fevers can occur with viral illnesses, bacterial infections, and/or teething. If the baby otherwise seems well, is active, playful and eating normally, there is usually no reason to be worried, unless the temperature is >103. ...Read more

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What should my diet be during the first few weeks of pregnacy? Is there any type of food that would help increase my chances of geting pregnant ?

What should my diet be during the first few weeks of pregnacy? Is there any type of food that would help increase my chances of geting pregnant ?

Stay healthy: The healthier you are overall, the better the chance to get pregnant. I am not an OB specialist but decided to chime in because you have been waiting for awhile and no one has bothered to address your issue. The short answer- a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and good diet. Stress reduction if needed ...Read more

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What are the tests or procedures that I should have at the beginning of my pregnancy?

What are the tests or procedures that I should have at the beginning of my pregnancy?

Depends: If you are seen in the 1st trimester, an OB profile( cbc, syphilis, hep b blood type, hiv, rubella). Optional, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell, HSV titer, first trimester screen for risks of birth defects. These are the most common. ...Read more

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What are some of the first pregnancy signs to look for after conception but before your missed period?

What are some of the first pregnancy signs to look for after conception but before your missed period?

A positive preg test: In today's world the fortunate thing is no one has to stress out wondering if they are pregnant or not. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and available at low cost at any pharmacy. Prior to missing the first period the bhcg hormone level is not too high so no symptoms would be the most common situation. Some will notice breast tenderness and nausea. ...Read more

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If i take 10-20mg of propranolol 1-2x/week for the first month or two of pregnancy, would there be any danger to the baby and is so, what? Thank you!

If i take 10-20mg of propranolol 1-2x/week for the first month or two of pregnancy, would there be any danger to the baby and is so, what?  Thank you!

Go see your doctor: Talk to your obstetrician or family physician who's providing your prenatal care. Tell her/him about your propanolol and why you need it. Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/propranolol.Html where it's considered pregnancy category c which means we don't know. S/he can help you determine if benefit exceeds risk or perhaps there's an alternative that's safer. Good luck! ...Read more