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Doctor insights on: Baby Developing In The Womb

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What's most likely development of the baby in the womb if trisomy?

What's most likely development of the baby in the womb if trisomy?

Depends ? trisomy: A lot of trisomies will abort during pregnancy, while some like the trisomy 21 can have a 60 year lifespan if health problems are addressed as they arise. Many may live a few weeks to a year, all depending on the trisomy involved. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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Describe please development of fetus in the womb?

See below: That an impossible task since we have 400 characters only. Obtain a textbook on embryology. ...Read more

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Can maternal use of antibiotics affect baby in the womb at early pregnancy?

Can maternal use of antibiotics affect baby in the womb at early pregnancy?

Antibiotic/pregnancy: Absolutely. And that list goes beyond antibiotics. For example, we do not give a mother certain antibiotics, such as sulfa drugs, as it can affect the fetus' development. Tetracycline is a no-no, as it can stain teeth and bones. Other medications also can do that, and this is why medications are classified under different pregnancy categories, from a to d, and x. "a" being safe to "x" being no. ...Read more

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Babies that hiccup in the womb healthy?

Babies that hiccup in the womb healthy?

Benign,common: This is a common benign finding in pregnancy.It will often continue off and on for weeks after the child is born. ...Read more

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Can having gum problems hurt the fetus in the womb?

Can having gum problems hurt the fetus in the womb?

Yes, low birth weigh: Medical studies have shown repeatedly that expectant mothers who have untreated gum disease give birth to lower weight babies. Obviously, something about the gum disease causes that, but it is not known specifically. If your obstetrician oks it, go ahead and get your gum disease treated and help your fetus (baby)! ...Read more

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Could a baby in the womb have cancer?

Could a baby in the womb have cancer?

Yes: The commonest cancer in newborns is neuroblastoma. It's a grim presentation, and what is strangest is that it sometimes self-cures. ...Read more

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How much could smoking during pregnancy harm the baby in the womb?

How much could smoking during pregnancy harm the baby in the womb?

Increased problems: The infant of a smoker will see their placental blood vessels age faster & start to shrink, reducing their blood flow & cutting their birth weight by 1/2 lb or more. They will have a higher risk of crib death, 2-3x as many ear & lung infections. They will grow up wanting to smoke because their source people do. Interesting legacy to give someone you are supposed to love. ...Read more

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Is thinking a lot can affect the baby in the womb?

Thinking normal: No. But, many women will swear that talking to the fetus is beneficial and part of becoming a mother. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cyst affect the baby in the womb?

Could ovarian cyst affect the baby in the womb?

Ovarian cyst: There are many cysts/masses that can exist in the ovaries of a pregnanct patient. Some are benign , some are dangerous. It depends really. ...Read more

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Growth of baby in the fifth month of pregnancy.When will the baby start moving during pregnancy?

Growth of baby in the fifth month of pregnancy.When will the baby start moving during pregnancy?

20 wks: Baby movement is typically felt around 20 weeks. Sometimes you can feel it up to a month earlier; usually that is in a second (or more) pregnancy. ...Read more

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When can a baby start kicking in the womb?

When can a baby start kicking in the womb?

20 weeks.: A baby can start kicking at anytime, the real question is when you should expect to feel the baby's movements. It's called quickening and it happens at around 18-20 weeks. People who've been pregnant before will often feel it earlier. Any earlier than that and it's probably indigestion. ...Read more

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When mother is a sleep the baby inside the womb is also sleeping?

When mother is a sleep the baby inside the womb is also sleeping?

Might be opposite: Oftentimes, the fetus is on the opposite schedule so, awake when mom is asleep and everything is calm for the baby and then asleep when mom is active and the baby is in essence being constantly rocked by movement. ...Read more

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How can the baby die that is in the womb of the brain dead woman being removed from life support?

How can the baby die that is in the womb of the brain dead woman being removed from life support?

I'm not sure why: no one has answered your question, except that it is a sad, painful situation to experience. A fetus in the womb is totally dependent on it's mother for survival. If a mother is put on life support, the infant can sometimes survive but if the mother is taken off life support the infant cannot survive unless it is at or close to full term. It is a sad, difficult situation 4 both families & doctors ...Read more

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Can a baby feel her mother's emotions while in the womb?

Can a baby feel her mother's emotions while in the womb?

No way to tell...: There is no way to tell what a baby fetus feels regarding the mother's emotions. Even if doctors were able to confirm that a fetus's brain waves changed when the mother's emotions changed, nobody would be able to tell what the fetus actually felt emotionally, if anything. ...Read more

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What are the odds of the baby surviving in a 90% placental abruption?

What are the odds of the baby surviving in a 90% placental abruption?

It depends: Placental abruption is a condition in which the placenta peels away from the inner wall of the uterus prior to the baby's delivery. When this happens, the baby (and mother) can suffer from excessive blood loss. Additionally, the baby loses its ability to get oxygen. The baby's survival depends on how quickly he can be delivered after abruption occurs. ...Read more

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What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

Breech: Breast fibroid enigmas having nothing to do with your baby's position. Most breech or malpositioned babies are there just by chance. Occasionally an abnormal shape of the inside of the uterus will make breech more common. Also, fibroid tumors in the uterus can alter the shape of the uterine cavity making breech/malpositioned more likely. About 3% of babies will be breech at delivery. ...Read more

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What is the average distance from a baby's ears to the mother's skin while in the womb? .

Unknown: Babys in utero are often in different positions, and there is no specific average of how close their developing ears my be to the surface of your skin. ...Read more

Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more