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Can Pregnant Women Swim In Lakes
Depends: So much depends on the water quality and if you are ingesting it. Personally, I would not recommend taking the chance. Too many possible problems with infections. Good Luck. ...Read more
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
Fusion of the embryo:
Fusion of the embryo with the inner layer of the uterus which then becomes the support for the embryo to turn into a fetus and ultimately in 40 weeks time, a baby who can breathe on his own.
The implantation may take place outside the uterus, we call that ectopic pregnancy and it is dangerous for the mother. ...Read more
Very Healthy choice!:
Beetroots are an excellent food to eat during pregnancy. They are good sources of iron, folate, (folic acid) antioxidants like anthocyans and improve circulation/lower blood pressure. See http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/benefits-of-beetroots-during-pregnancy/
& http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=49 ...Read more
The recommended limitation on using periogel is seven days. From an obstetrical perspective adverse health affects to the mother with improper use are more concerning than to the baby.
https://www.recallguide.org/drug/periogel/ ...Read more
Yes but be careful: Assuming the pregnancy is going well, there is no additional risk by having anal sex. However, since the anus was not designed for sex, be very careful to avoid damage and trauma, ie gentle, lots of lubes and if it hurts then stop. By the way, you can have vaginal sex during pregnancy assuming there are not problems. ...Read more
Baycadron: "Since adequate human reproduction studies have not been done with corticosteroids, use of these drugs in pregnancy or in women of childbearing potential requires that the anticipated benefits be weighed against the possible hazards to the mother and embryo or fetus. Infants born of mothers who have received substantial doses of corticosteroids during pregnancy should be carefully observed for > ...Read more