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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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Im on a bowling team found out im 5 weeks and 1 day pregnant. Is it still safe to go bowling? Can it make me have a miscarage?

Im on a bowling team found out im 5 weeks and 1 day pregnant. Is it still safe to go bowling? Can it make me have a miscarage?

Exercise is good!: Glad to hear you're still active and i encourage you to continue to do so. No weight bearing restrictions up until the third trimester unless you're bowling with anything more than a 35lb bowling ball. Listen to your body, you shouldn't do anything to cause significant strain. No concern for miscarriage unless with bleeding, contractions, or abdominal trauma. ...Read more

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I am 11 weeks pregnant can I go bowling?

I am 11 weeks pregnant can I go bowling?

Sure: The risk with bowling is failing as the lanes are slick. At 11 weeks a fall isn't likely going to be an issue. Your baby is well protected. Later because of balance issues it might be a good idea to avoid bowling or just change your approach. Even if I can't convince you its safe, you can always walk up and throw the bowl instead of the usual stepping and sliding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go bowling in your first trimester if you didn't do this sport before you were pregnant? I am only 2-3 weeks pregnant.

Is it safe to go bowling in your first trimester if you didn't do this sport before you were pregnant?  I am only 2-3 weeks pregnant.

Sure: The only thing dangerous about bowling is the risk of falling. Late in pregnancy when you are big your balance is not good. The floor is usually slippery and carrying around a heavy ball can lead to falls. This is an issue late in pregnancy. Hope you get a strike! ...Read more

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I'm 19 weeks pregnant and I been having lots of pressure like a bowling ball in my uterus and I just went pee and it burns like jalapeño juice Why?

I'm 19 weeks pregnant and I been  having  lots of pressure like a bowling ball in my uterus and I just went pee and it burns like jalapeño juice  Why?

Burning on urination: Your symptoms of burning when you urinate may be one of the symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI). See your OB and have your urine cultured to see if you have one. If you do, there are antibiotics that can be given to you to treat it safely. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I go on the bumper cars while pregnant?

No: But ask your ob, the bumping could cause contractions or worse could cause the placenta to separate prematurely or could cause neck or back problems which can happen more often due to pregnancy, you will ahae plenty of time to do bumper cars after you ahae delivered. ...Read more

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Whats going on in my body at 7weeks pregnant?

Whats going on in my body at 7weeks pregnant?

Health Tap: I am sorry to report but we cannot write you a chapter of a pre-natal guide book. This app is for specific questions that can be answered in four hundred characters.

I always advise, as I am sure your OB has advised, that all pregnant females and their partners get a guide book to pregnancy so you can read along about the changes your body is undergoing and you can know what is normal. ...Read more

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I think i'm pregnant but i'm scard to go for a scan should I go?

I think i'm pregnant but i'm scard to go for a scan should I go?

Yes: Finding out if you are pregnant and getting prenatal care early on is very important for you and your baby. There may be one or more free pregnancy clinics near you that can do a pregnancy test & a sonogram to help you get started. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman go kart?

Can a pregnant woman go kart?

If there are chances: of crashing or colliding - would recommend against it. ...Read more

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Is riding go karts bad for pregnancy?

Is riding go karts bad for pregnancy?

It is not good : Because the object of go karts is to ram into other go karts. Don't put yourself at unnecessary risk of injury. ...Read more

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Does temperature go up in early pregnancy ?

Does temperature go up in early pregnancy ?

Yes: In the early part of pregnancy the amount of Progesterone in your body increases which in turn can cause a slight temperature elevation to persist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride go carts while pregnant?

If there is a risk: Of injury then i would avoid it. If you are referring to bumper cars - would definetly not do that - since the purpose is to ram into and bump objects. ...Read more

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Pregnancy when do we go for followup to dr?

Pregnancy when do we go for followup to dr?

See your DR within : The first month of pregnancy for basic check up and counseling on good care for mom and the baby. http://www.parentingnation.in/pregnancy/medical-check-ups-for-pregnant-women_50. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to a concert while pregnant?

Is it safe to go to a concert while pregnant?

No mosh pit: I assume you are worried about the effect of loud sounds. This will be fine during pregnancy. The baby is well protected. I would make sure you are standing or sitting in a safe area. Stand away from crowds who are pushing and getting wild where you might fall or get knocked around. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go in cold pool while pregnant?

Yes: Your body will let you know if you have been in too long but a short dip might be exhilarating. ...Read more

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Can you go to a water park if you're pregnant?

Yes, but would: Recommend against high velocity water sports or those with risk for physical injury. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go mountain biking while pregnant?

No: Any activity that has a high potential to fall is generally not recommended during pregnancy. After about 12 weeks the uterus is no longer protected by the bony pelvis and a fall could cause pregnancy loss or preterm labor. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant women to go to a concert?

Is it safe for pregnant women to go to a concert?

Not harmful: to a pregnancy. However, ensure that you don't get pushed by crowds, inhales other's smoke or get sleep deprived. Really loud noise can negatively impact hearing. ...Read more

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What is the best food for pregnant withou go fat?

What is the best food for pregnant withou go fat?

Mixed diet: A healthy diet during pregnancy should consist of fresh vegetables, fruits, mixed grains, nuts; low in saturated fat; no tobacco, no alcohol. You should ensure sufficient intake of calcium and protein through drinking milk, non-fat milk if you wish. ...Read more

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Can i go on carnival rides if im 5 months pregnant?

Gentle - yes: Avoid rides that are high velocity, flip you upside down and every which way and which involve impact. So, it is basically common sense. Gentle rides which don't have potential for injury are fine. ...Read more

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Why can't I go on rollercoasters when I'm pregnant?

Why can't I go on rollercoasters when I'm pregnant?

Start-Stop: Rollercoasters often engage in high speed and frequent start-stop maneuvers in order to elicit the adrenaline rush. Unfortunately, these maneuvers place your changing body, the baby, and your placenta/uterus at risk (e.g. placental abruption). Furthermore, the security restraints often do not fit pregnant women correctly, and can cause damage just as an improperly placed seatbelt can. ...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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Do pregnancy symptoms fluctuate or go away around 7-8w?

Not usual: You may want to check with you OB and gyn doc .May be there is an issue with pregnrncy. ...Read more

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Pregnant and going to pf changs. Can I eat crab wontons?

Pregnant and going to pf changs. Can I eat crab wontons?

Yes: Yes but look at the calories and salt content and you may want to change your order. ...Read more