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I lost my babies at 18 weeks and found out at 21 weeks, they were in the same sac so they died I gave birth, is it healthy to get prego after 4 months?

I lost my babies at 18 weeks and found out at 21 weeks, they were in the same sac so they died I gave birth, is it healthy to get prego after 4 months?

Yes: Four months is enough time to have physically healed and to try again. I am so sorry for your loss. Sometimes it takes a little longer for the heart to heal, but trying again may help. Read more

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Will taking 1 hit of meth at 18 weeks pregnant show up in babies meconium at birth in 22 weeks? Never used again? She will be tested, along with baby.

Will taking 1 hit of meth at 18 weeks pregnant show up in babies meconium at birth in 22 weeks? Never used again? She will be tested, along with baby.

Meconium: Think. Where will it all go, or `accumulate? But In Meconium which begins to form, I believe around 12 th or 16th wk. Drugs can be detected in Meconium by second trimester. If you stay clean and your UDS continues to be negative, they may not test Meconium.
But are you asking this question for yourself or for your Baby, that little helpless, precious being expecting all protection from Mama. Read more

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My friend used meth 1 time at 18 weeks pregnant, very small amount, will it show in babies meconium at birth, if she delivers at full term. In 22 week?

My friend used meth 1 time at 18 weeks pregnant, very small amount, will it show in babies meconium at birth, if she delivers at full term. In 22 week?

Meconium starts: Forming between 12-16 weeks. The Chicago-based lab we used when I worked for the NV State Health Division claimed that their assay could detect illicit drugs in meconium used 6 months prior to delivery. A temporary decrease in oxygen from a "hit" of meth may cause permanent damage in some areas of the fetal brain. Encourage her to 'fess up, for her baby's sake & to get addiction counseling. Read more

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Hi there pregnant with second child am 18 weeks and haven't felt the baby move yet should I be worried?

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Hi there pregnant with second child am 18 weeks and haven't felt the baby move yet should I be worried?

No: It is not uncommon for a woman not to feel fetal movement by 18 weeks gestation. There are many reasons for this. I wouldn't worry about it yet. Read more

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18 weeks and 5 days preg. Discharge is a brownish colour. Should I worry? Is my baby allright? Plss help..

18 weeks and 5 days preg. Discharge is a brownish colour. Should I worry? Is my baby allright? Plss help..

Get checked: Although this may be nothing, it could possibly indicate a problem. You need at least to be examined, possibly get an ultrasound exam. Read more

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I kno a girl who is 18 weeks (2nd child)) and bigger than I am at 27weeks and some days (1st child) how is tht?

I kno a girl who is 18 weeks (2nd child)) and bigger than I am at 27weeks and some days (1st child) how is tht?

Twins?: The size of the pregnant belly is affected by the number of babies inside, the amount of fluid and the amount of weight gain. All of those could be reasons your friend is larger than you. Read more

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How many weeks do you have to be before you start to show when your pregnant I'm 18 weeks this is my first child?

How many weeks do you have to be before you start to show when your pregnant I'm 18 weeks this is my first child?

Varies: It varies on your body type and the size of your belly before you got pregnant. Some will show very early and others quite late. Read more

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I am pregnant 18 weeks and have a lot pain in my back I put ice hot and after I read the warning that affect my baby? This the first time I put it

I am pregnant 18 weeks and have a lot pain in my back I put ice hot and after I read the warning that affect my baby? This the first time I put it

No effect.: Pharmaceutical companies put this pregnancy warning on most of their products d/t liability concerns. The active ingredients in Icy Hot used as directed are unlikely to get into your blood stream and VERY unlikely to get into your baby's blood stream. So, if it eases your pain, by all means, use it. Read more

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My boyfriend wants a DNA test done and I'm only 18 weeks is there any chance I can get one done before the baby is born or do I have to wait until?

My boyfriend wants a DNA test done and I'm only 18 weeks is there any chance I can get one done before the baby is born or do I have to wait until?

Risky idea: Dna analysis would require a needle stuck into your bag of waters to get a sample. This is risky for you & baby & should only be done for specific urgent medical issues, not paternity. Read more

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My baby is 18 weeks old. What works well for stomach reflux?

My baby is 18 weeks old. What works well for stomach reflux?

Find the cause: I presume that you are describing repeated vomiting. See a physician who is interested in proper nutrition. This is a potential warning of other problems to come later. Read more

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Do babies with caudal regression syndrome survive long?

Do babies with caudal regression syndrome survive long?

Depends: Usually not to long, but some mild cases have survived. Read more

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What is the survival rate of premature babies?

What is the survival rate of premature babies?

10-99 %: It really depends on how premature they are. With every week they stay inside the mom, their stay in the intensive care unit goes down by several weeks and their survival rates rise significantly. Read more

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I have a baby inside of me I am 18 weeks if I take hydroxyzine pam, will it be harmful to my baby?

I have a baby inside of me I am 18 weeks if I take hydroxyzine pam, will it be harmful to my baby?

Hydroxyzine: Hydroxyzine does not have a good pregnancy category rating, depending what you are trying to treat, zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) are safer options. Read more

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I'm 18 weeks, since few days I feel the baby moving sometimes in a day. But from 2days I cant feel any, I ate outside food. Should I worry?

I'm 18 weeks, since few days I feel the baby moving sometimes in a day. But from 2days I cant feel any, I ate outside food. Should I worry?

Probably ok: No one can guarantee that there isn't a problem, but it is not uncommon at this gestational age to sometimes not feel much or any movement for a period of time. Many times the baby is moving and you just aren't aware. Because you are about 6 weeks away from the time the baby could survive outside of the uterus, there isn't really anything we can do. The food is likely not an issue. Read more

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I have strep b present in my urine at 18 weeks. What are the risks of this damaging my baby?

I have strep b present in my urine at 18 weeks. What are the risks of this damaging my baby?

Antibiotics help: Women with gbs (group b streptococcus) in urine or vaginal or rectal colonization have increased risk of kidney infection, preterm birth, infection in uterus and contents before and after delivery. There's increased risk of pregnancy loss (eg if preterm prom), illness and death of the newborn. Here's more information about moms and babies http://www. Cdc. Gov/groupbstrep/index. Html talk to your ob. Read more

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Can an infant survive shaken baby syndrome?

Can an infant survive shaken baby syndrome?

Yes: Many fairly severe head injuries in children are recoverable. Current research suggests that the brain has remarkable ability to recover and is considered to be more and more "plastic" than we previously thought. Read more