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How to keep gingivitis bacteria low during pregnancy to avoid preterm labor?

How to keep gingivitis bacteria low during pregnancy to avoid preterm labor?

That's Easy: That's an easy one. All you have to do is what you should be doing already anyway. Brush thoroughly after each meal, floss at least once a day, and see a dentist/hygienist as often as recommended. If they think every 6months is good, then that's what you should do. If your dental team suggests a shorter interval, that's what you should do. Also, eat healthy and don't smoke, and you should be fine. ...Read more

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Any exercise to avoid placents previa?

Any exercise to avoid placents previa?

No: Placenta previa is a result of the placement of the placenta within the uterus and can not be avoided by exercise. ...Read more

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How to avoid precum reaching vagina, to avoid pregnancy?

How to avoid precum  reaching vagina, to avoid pregnancy?

Precum & Pregnancy: I am not sure there is much we have to offer here except that if you are avoiding unwanted pregnancy then you do not put your uncovered penis inside your partner's vagina. ...Read more

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Can BV leads to preterm labor or miscarriage?

Can BV leads to preterm labor or miscarriage?

Maybe: There was literature ~10 -15 years ago suggesting an association with premature labor but not miscarriage. Newer data would indicate not a preterm labor issue. ...Read more

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Using during labor Epidural . Do Epidural affect the baby?

Using during labor Epidural .
Do Epidural affect the baby?

No, it should not: You should ask the anesthetist or obstetrician any questions you have about the procedure; but the reason it is used so frequently instead of other drugs is that it is so safe. Good luck! ...Read more

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ANY TABLETS TO AVOID EARLY MISCARRIAGE?

ANY TABLETS TO AVOID EARLY MISCARRIAGE?

Yes.: depends if the reason for recurrent miscarriages is known or not. For instance if you have been diagnosed with short Luteal phase cycles you can use Progesterone supplements. ...Read more

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Should pregnant women avoid strong tea?

Should pregnant women avoid strong tea?

In moderation: I generally recommend only one caffeinated beverage a day while pregnant, especially in the first trimester. Caffeine in large amounts has been linked to miscarriage in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. While most teas don't have as much caffeine as coffee, some teas have quite a lot. ...Read more

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Can too many kegals induce preterm labor?

Can too many kegals induce preterm labor?

Probably not but: If you are close to your delivery date, you should concentrate on keeping comfortable and not over-do excercises. If you find the you are sore from the kegels than cut back a bit on their intensity. ...Read more

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Can premature labor and delivery cause infertility at 26 weeks with vaginal delivery?

Can premature labor and delivery cause infertility at 26 weeks with vaginal delivery?

SecondaryInfertility: A person who has one pregnancy and cannot get pregnant a 2nd time is usually not due to the previous 26 week delivery. An incompetent cervix means that the patient got pregnant again. A vigorous scraping at a d & c post partum can cause infertility. ...Read more

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How can I prevent listeriosis infection during pregnancy? Avoid deli food?

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How can I prevent listeriosis infection during pregnancy? Avoid deli food?

Yes and more: Here are dietary recommendations for people at high risk of listeriosis including pregnant women. * avoid soft cheeses * avoid foods from delicatessen counters, e.g., prepared salads, meats. * avoid raw or unpasteurized milk * avoid refrigerated pates and other meat spreads * cook leftover foods or ready-to-eat foods until steaming hot before eating. ...Read more

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Why to avoid paint during pregnancy?

Why to avoid paint during pregnancy?

VOC: Volatile organic compounds (voc) have been associated with some increased medical risks. (however, no specific risk of malformation has been identified.) fortunately, there are some paints manufactured with low voc that are likely to be better in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How dangerous are labor epidurals?

How dangerous are labor epidurals?

Depends.: As far as the mother is concerned, pretty safe in good hands, other than a remote risk of chronic low back pain. As far as the fetus is concerned, early epidurals are associated with increased occiput posterior and cesarean sections, fever in labor and sepsis work-up in the nursery. Of course, the alternative (intravenous narcotics) is even worse for the fetus! ...Read more

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When pregnant, can your doctor detect herbal labor inducers, like cotton root bark, during or after labor ?

When pregnant, can your doctor detect herbal labor inducers, like cotton root bark, during or after labor ?

Purpose : Your physician is trying to help you and your newborn to have uncomplicated delivery. By withholding information from your physician you can harm yourself and your child. ...Read more

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What drinks and food to avoid during pregnancy?

What drinks and food to avoid during pregnancy?

Alcohol/uncooked foo: Avoid the following in pregnancy: unpasteurized dairy products/juices, undercooked meats (including poultry/fish), alcohol, excessive fish consumption (no more than twice weekly), taking into account fda recommendations regarding specific fish content in methylmercury (in general avoid large fish). Be careful about fresh fruit/salads - they must be washed thoroughly by someone you trust. ...Read more

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Iam 5 week pregnant. foods to eat and foods to avoid during pregnancy?

Iam 5 week pregnant. foods to eat and foods to avoid during pregnancy?

Pregnancy diet: Balanced diet .Wash all vegetables. Prenatal vitamins. Avoid smoked, uncooked meats(deli)/poultry/seafood ,rare meats- could harbor bacteria( listeria).Fish high in mercury. Fresh,washed, greens- there have been infections in bagged salads. Rarely listeria has been in soft unprocessed/pasturized cheese and ice cream. Avoid alcohol. Discuss with doc www.americanpregnancy.org/foods-to-avoid ...Read more

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Why should we avoid chemical products during pregnancy?

Why should we avoid chemical products during pregnancy?

Unknown toxicities.: Because with many chemicals the potential toxicities to the developing fetus are not completely known. To be honest everything is a chemical. And of course your body does not know a natural chemical from a not natural chemical. Only your brain "knows" the difference. Better advice: do not expose yourself to out of the ordinary products needlessly. ...Read more

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Do epidurals slow labor down?

No: The actual answer is yes & no! the only part of labor it has been shown to prolong is pushing. Without the sensation of pressure pushing may be less effective. That said, i've also seen patients actual accelerate progress in labor after an epidural. This is thought to be from a patient being able to relax. ...Read more

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Nifedipine for preterm labor risks?

Nifedipine for preterm labor risks?

Much safer: Nifedipine (brand name: procardia) is a much safer class of medication for premature labor than it's predecessors, such as terbutaline or ritodrine, which could cause fast heartbeat, high blood sugars, and even pulmonary edema. ...Read more

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