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Is it safe to take baby aspirin during pregnancy? Will I get an overweight baby? Does aspirin affect platelet count?

Is it safe to take baby aspirin during pregnancy? Will I get an overweight baby? Does aspirin affect platelet count?

Obstetrician: This is a question that is best addressed to the obstetrician providing prenatal care as many factors need to be considered to answer this question appropriately. ...Read more

Dr. John Berryman
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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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Will art or IVF (in vitro fertilization) cause any birth defects in the baby?

Will art or IVF (in vitro fertilization) cause any birth defects in the baby?

Not likely.: See recent impactful publcation in the new england journal of medicine [n engl j med. 2012 may 10;366(19):1803-13. Epub 2012 may 5]. The increased risk of birth defects associated with ivf was no longer significant after adjustment for parental factors. The risk of birth defects associated with icsi remained increased after multivariate adjustment. ...Read more

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Does baby aspirin help in trying to conceive ??

Does baby aspirin help in trying to conceive ??

Depends: In certain conditions it may be helpful, otherwise not necessary. ...Read more

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When to start taking baby aspirin for recurrent miscarriage?

When to start taking baby aspirin for recurrent miscarriage?

Talk to MFM: This question is best answered by a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, an OB who works with high risk OB cases. The timing and use of Aspirin depends on individual circumstances and reasons for previous miscarriages and should be individualized, so best to talk with the people who know your history best. ...Read more

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Does taking baby aspirin lengthen period?Started baby aspirin and folic acid while menstrating in hopes of getting pregnant. brown spotting occurring

Does taking baby aspirin lengthen period?Started baby aspirin and folic acid while menstrating in hopes of getting pregnant. brown spotting occurring

Aspirin: Aspirin should not alter the menstrual cycle. Aspirin is sometimes used for certain fertility problems like antiphospholipid antibody syndrome but that should only be after proper testing and under your doctors guidance. ...Read more

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Is adoption better than ovum donor baby?

Is adoption better than ovum donor baby?

Adoption: This is a value judgement, of course, adoption is a wonderufl thing. A baby who is already born and needing parents finds loving parents to live with. While time consuming and at tmes expensive, adoption is not complicated. Having a ovum donor baby is complicated and usually expensive, and carries the inherent risk of failure (much greater than adoption). When it works, it's wonderful too! ...Read more

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9weeks pregnant ultrasound shows twins. One baby healthy with heartbeat. Other baby stopped growing at 7weeks. Is this dangerous for the healthy baby?

9weeks pregnant ultrasound shows twins. One baby healthy with heartbeat. Other baby stopped growing at 7weeks. Is this dangerous for the healthy baby?

No: at this early stage these findings are not worrisome. The range of findings at 9 weeks are such that both babies may be ok. Assume the best and relax now. An ultrasound in a month or so from now will be reassuring. ...Read more

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3 failed ivf. Blocked tube. Reports ok. Age factor so donor egg. Et cancelled - poor lining. Suggested cryocautery before FET in same cycle?Is it ok?

3 failed ivf. Blocked tube. Reports ok. Age factor so donor egg. Et cancelled - poor lining. Suggested cryocautery before FET in same cycle?Is it ok?

Cervical cryo?: In the same cycle as an fet? That would not be acceptable in the United States is all i can say. Or are you asking about another form of cryo? ...Read more

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40yrs.Old, pcos, 1st IVF cycle w/genetic testing. Four day 5 embryos - all chromosomally abnormal. Worth another try? 39 eggs were retrieved, 19 fert.

40yrs.Old, pcos, 1st IVF cycle w/genetic testing. Four day 5 embryos - all chromosomally abnormal. Worth another try? 39 eggs were retrieved, 19 fert.

Talk to the prenatal: Genetic counselor at the fertility clinic. Age-related odds are greater than 50% that each of your embryos has aneuploidy, an abnormal number of chromosomes, many of which either won't implant or wion't be carried to term. Age-related risk of having a child with autistic spectrum disorder is also high. Discuss options with your tac doctor to make an informed decision. It's a personal choice. ...Read more

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What are the risks in taking lovenox (enoxaparin) /heparin during pregnancy? What if baby aspirin is taken as well?

What are the risks in taking lovenox (enoxaparin) /heparin during pregnancy? What if baby aspirin is taken as well?

Heparin: Plain Heparin and Lovenox (enoxaparin) (lmw heparin) can both cause easy bruising and bleeding, even hemorrhage, decrease in normal platelet numbers, bone thinning - scary stuff - but usually are very safe. The trick is never to use them without a clear benefit to outweigh the risks, and always monitored under a specialist care. ...Read more

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Can taking baby aspirin improve my chances of conceiving?

Can taking baby aspirin improve my chances of conceiving?

Baby ASA /pregnancy: If you don't have a a history of pregnancy loss then it probably won't help you. ...Read more

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Alcohol with baby asprin, safe?

Alcohol with baby asprin, safe?

Yes, but: Just remember that all alcohol should be consumed in moderation, no more than 1 drink / day. And that Aspirin is a blood thinner, so if you are in an accident you will have some increased bleeding due to this. ...Read more

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Why does baby aspirin reduce risk of toxemia?

Not clear...: It seems to work better in early pregnancy - in studies, Aspirin reduced risk when started before 16 weeks - so it probably helps the placenta to form properly. ...Read more

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Can an unborn baby inherit chf?

No: CHF is a syndrome and not a disease. There are many causes of chf. Patients with certain congenital myocardial diseases can certainly pass those genes onto their offspring. ...Read more

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I am going to start my IVF cycle and my RE has asked to start on Baby Aspirin and continue throughout the cycle. Does it have any benefits/side effect?

I am going to start my IVF cycle and my RE has asked to start on Baby Aspirin and continue throughout the cycle. Does it have any benefits/side effect?

Probably little: Whether or not Baby ASA has any benefits depends on your clinical history: for most it does not, in some cases it may have a small benefit. Your MD can discuss whether you are "one" of these people. Side effects? It's given to babies for fever for over 50 years. There are rare complications in individuals, but these are the exception. Again discuss with your MD about these risks. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. William Shaffer
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Baby Aspirin (Definition)

Baby aspirin is low-dose aspirin thought to prevent complications such as miscarriage, preterm delivery, or pre-eclampsia in ...Read more


Dr. Randall Stafford
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Low Dose Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a pain reliever and mild blood thinning agent. If started in early pregnancy has shown a slight reduction in ...Read more