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I'm expecting my second child, I have a daughter. Sometimes I feel she is too clingy and want space from her. Is this normal pregnancy behavior?

I'm expecting my second child, I have a daughter. Sometimes I feel she is too clingy and want space from her. Is this normal pregnancy behavior?

Pretty normal: Starting at 6-9 mo & well into the 4th year kids realize their mother is a more dependable source of comfort/attention/food than any stranger or other family. They also don't have a brain maturity that allows them to realize that when you are not in their view, you still exist. You may feel smothered, but this is normal & improves gradually with age & maturity. Use distraction to keep her occupied ...Read more

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Toxin (Definition)

Poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms;man-made substances created by artificial processes are thus excluded. The term was first used by organic chemist ludwig brieger (1849–1919). For a toxic substance not produced within living organisms, "toxicant" and "toxics" are also sometimes used.[citation needed]. Toxins can be small ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of pregnancy rather than bulging stomach . Even i want to know the behavior of that woman.

What are the symptoms of pregnancy rather than bulging stomach . Even i want to know the behavior of that woman.

Pregnancy Symptoms: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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My mom abused drugs and alcohol throughout her pregnancy with me. Smoking crack a lot. I have certain psychological or mental behavior. All my life. In what ways could my moms actions contributed?

My mom abused drugs and alcohol throughout her pregnancy with me. Smoking crack a lot. I have certain psychological or mental behavior. All my life. In what ways could my moms actions contributed?

No one knows: Or can separate the effect of exposure from genetic predisposition. Laying blame is a useless exercise. It is better to consider what your current issues are and figure out how best to treat them. ...Read more

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Why do toxins cause more medical problems during the first week of preganacy rather than the later weeks?

Why do toxins cause more medical problems during the first week of preganacy rather than the later weeks?

Rapid growth: At that time the baby is just a rapidly dividing ball of cells it is vulnerable. That is the time when the embryo is rapidly growing into a fetus. There is a massive amount of cellular division and every division has to be just right. Any small damage will be amplified down the line. Once the baby is more-human like the toxins have less of an effect. ...Read more

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Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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Diastasis rectus from pregnancy (10 months p.partum) is it worth spending time on planking and other core exercises? Will they help with core at all?

Diastasis rectus from pregnancy (10 months p.partum) is it worth spending time on planking and other core exercises?  Will they help with core at all?

Exercise may help: Abdominal and core exercises may help to strenghten the abdominal muscles and as a result may improve diastasis recti. This is not an hernia as there is no defect in the rectus fascia, hence there is no risk of bowel herniation or strangulation. If it persists despite exercises and interferes with your daily activities then you may consider surgical plication of the rectus muscles to each other. ...Read more

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Am experiencing pregnancy symptoms while going off bc pill after being on it for only a month could it be i am pregnant or withdrawl symptoms? Had U.P. sex just after 2wks

Am experiencing pregnancy symptoms while going off bc pill after being on it for only a month could it be i am pregnant or withdrawl symptoms? Had U.P. sex just after 2wks

Do pregnancy test: If you missed a period, do a home pregnancy test, if the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is azit p 500 safe to have during pregnancy. ..as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Is azit p 500 safe to have during pregnancy. ..as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Azithromycin: Azithromycin 500mg is safe to use at 7 months gestation. It is an antibiotic. Were you sick in any other way? All the best. ...Read more

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My age is 34 have4kids had normal bloodpressure throughout and through pregnancy but now blood p is140/80.Is it normal BP .How to normal it .

My age is 34 have4kids had normal bloodpressure throughout and through pregnancy but now blood p is140/80.Is it normal BP .How to normal it .

Normal: It is in the range of normal. Elevated is usually defined as greater than 135/85. However, if this is a significant change for you, you may need to evaluate any changes in life style, diet, exercise, wt gain. ...Read more

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Is it true that pregnancy hormones can linger in your body for up to a month after an abortion? How long would a person have to wait to take a p.T?

Is it true that pregnancy hormones can linger in your body for up to a month after an abortion? How long would a person have to wait to take a p.T?

Uncommon: after a misacarriage, pregnancy hormones usually go down by 2 weeks. Rarely they can present upto 4 weeks. They should resolved after that see gyn if it persists > 4 weeks ...Read more

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Husban & me had sex after my p. With no protection we r wanting a baby is a pregnancy posible my cicle is regular 28 days p. Started on feb 11 sex 14?

Husban & me had sex after my p. With no protection we r wanting a baby is a pregnancy posible my cicle is regular 28 days p. Started on feb 11 sex 14?

Birds and the bees: A woman ovulates and is most fertile 14 days before her p starts, so if regular in her cycle at 28 days, than mid-cycle would be the best time to have unprotected sex and possibly get pregnant. Sex a few days after your period would be less likely to cause pregnancy. Best of luck to you both! ...Read more

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Were there a lot of teen pregnancies during ww2?

Were there a lot of teen pregnancies during ww2?

Probably few: Everyone was too busy and discipline was much better back then. Teenagers soon went into the services. ...Read more

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How much time should elapse between pregnancies ideally?

How much time should elapse between pregnancies ideally?

Depends: Pregnancy spacing is a matter of individual preference. Ideally, one should allow the body to recover from one pregnancy before beginning another usually 18 months to 2 years, however, "in the olden days" women had large "stair step families" many without harm on a yearly basis before secure contraception. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are some women fatter after pregnancies and some are not?

I'm wondering why are some women fatter after pregnancies and some are not?

Weight gain: Some women gain much more weight than they should, or they start out overweight and therefore are "fatter" after delivery. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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