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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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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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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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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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Can pregnant women bleed for 3 days maybe 4 for one month n again 30days like that? If not what's can be going on?last 5days full was in sept.

Can pregnant women bleed for 3 days maybe 4 for one month n again 30days like that? If not what's can be going on?last 5days full was in sept.

Yes: Many women bleed to varying degrees at some point in their pregnancies. Implantation spotting is common, and depending on the location of the placenta, bleeding later on may occur as well. Advise you discuss this with your OB in person and get an exam and possibly ultrasound so you can together figure out why this is happening. ...Read more

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After this week i'll have six weeks to go before my due date. A lot of women keep telling me i'm small for being pregnant. Should this worry me?

After this week i'll have six weeks to go before my due date. A lot of women keep telling me i'm small for being pregnant. Should this worry me?

Nope!: I wouldn't worry about it one bit: pregnant women get more "free advice" than anyone in the world. May i assume you are getting prenatal care? That you are seeing an OB doctor who will be involved in your delivery? If he/she thinks the baby is the right size for dates i'd stop worrying. ...Read more

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I might be pregnant if so 2 weeks, i was going to take a cleanser but it is not recommended for pregnant women. What should I do healthy femaled.

I might be pregnant if so 2 weeks, i was going to take a cleanser but it is not recommended for pregnant women. What should I do healthy femaled.

Take a test: If you are unsure if you are pregnant, take a pregnancy test, or see your doctor. It is not recommended to do a colon cleanse during pregnancy. Hold off until you know for sure if you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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