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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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


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If I masturbate in a swimming pool could my sperm swim up a random woman and get her pregnant?

If I masturbate in a swimming pool could my sperm swim up a random woman and get her pregnant?

Hmmmm.: Are you a man named sherry? The answer is probably not, but masturbating in a pool with other people in it is not really a socially acceptable thing to do. Yuck. ...Read more

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Is it safe if a pregnant woman regularly swims in a chlorinated pool with the strong smell of chlorine ?

Is it safe if a pregnant woman regularly swims in a chlorinated pool with the strong smell of chlorine ?

Probably: I do not know of any data to suggest that pregnant women are harmed (fetus harmed) by swimming regularly in chlorinated water! ...Read more

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If i masturbate in a pool does it get all the women pregnant?

If i masturbate in a pool does it get all the women pregnant?

No: This just isn't happening. Fresh cool water kills them in minutes. But please don't do it. If anybody at all finds out -- and you never know who's watching -- you'll end up embarrassed and very likely in serious trouble. For your sake, little brother -- this might be a great time to talk with a few sensible adults about your changing mind and body -- maybe even dad. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman go kart?

Can a pregnant woman go kart?

Not the best idea: Gokarting can be safe if there is minimal jostling and noone runs into you while racing. Given that this is almost completely impossible to control, you should not go gokarting during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman go on a boat?

Can a pregnant woman go on a boat?

Yes: A pregnant woman can go on a boat. If it is small she should wear a life preserver. If there are rough seas or there will be a lot of pounding (i.e. High speed boat) then it would be better to avoid the boat ride. If she is already suffering from morning sickness, a boat ride might exacerbate this. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a pregnant woman to go two weeks overdue?

Is it ok for a pregnant woman to go two weeks overdue?

Yes: If cervix is inadequate, there are no signs of fetal nonreassuring status you can go up to 2 wks over due date. ...Read more

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Is it true that woman can go through pregnancy with only one or two symptoms?

Is it true that woman can go through pregnancy with only  one or two symptoms?

Yes: Although rare, there are many women who don't notice anything different until near the birth of a child. These are often women whose periods are irregular anyway, so they don't notice the missed periods. However, the usual symptoms of pregnancy - nausea, swelling, etc - are not "necessary" for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a pregnant woman to ride in a car when she is 3 months pregnant! We are going to texas but will be stopping for break every 4 hours?

Is it safe for a pregnant woman to ride in a car when she is 3 months pregnant! We are going to texas but will be stopping for break every 4 hours?

Travel: There is a risk for anyone who takes a long distance car ride of developing clots in their lower extremities . I highly suggest using support / compression hose , keeping the legs elevated if possible and stopping every 2 hours to walk around . Try to massage the calf . If Sny pain a swelling is noted , stop snd head to the closest ER . Good luck & safe travel . Discuss this further with your OB ...Read more

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Is going to the doctor free for pregnant woman?

Is going to the doctor free for pregnant woman?

Not necessarily: All pregnant women do not get free medical care, but there are "free clinics" in areas for women who are pregnant and have no medical insurance. The providers at those clinics will provide care for free if you qualify. Good luck and god bless. ...Read more

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Can a 50 woman get pregnant?

Can a 50 woman get pregnant?

Although the world: Record is higher than 50, the fact of the matter is that it would be practically unheard of to become naturally pregnant at that age. ...Read more

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How do I get a woman pregnant?

How do I get a woman pregnant?

Timing: A women conceives in proximity to when she ovulates. This typically occurs mid-cycle. Intercourse during those days increases your chances. Also, if you have been trying for a while, consider a sperm count. Up to 50% of infertility is due to male factor. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant of she has pos ?

PCOS-yes: It is usually possible for a woman with pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) to get pregnant with intervention, which may include losing weight (if accompanied by obesity) and/or the use of ovulation induction agents, such as Clomiphene citrate (cc). About 80% of pcos women will ovulate on cc, half of which may expect to achieve a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Yes: There is no medical contraindication to eating dates during pregnancy. They supply niacin, folate, (folic acid) vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, zinc, manganese, fiber and magnesium. One study found that the consumption of date fruit in the last 4 weeks before labour significantly reduced the need for induction and augmentation of labour, and produced a more favourable, but non-significant, delivery outcome. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman eat steak?

Can a pregnant woman eat steak?

Eat your steak!: A pregnant woman can definitely eat steak, but it should be cooked all the way through. Some may think this ruins the steak. To have a steak that is cooked well-done but still tender, try a thinner cut. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant woman eat ?

What can a pregnant woman eat ?

Pregnancy Nutrition: There are lots of good online nutrition resources -- including articles focused on pregnancy -- For example --- Pregnancy nutrition: Healthy-eating basics http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20046955 Pregnancy diet: Focus on these essential nutrients http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20045082 ...Read more

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