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Do blood clots prevent pregnancy?

Do blood clots prevent pregnancy?

Complications: Women who are prone to forming blood clots may have a hard time carrying a pregnancy. Blood clots can cause complications for the fetus because of interference with blood flow through the placenta, for example. If you have a history of blood clots and wish to get pregnant, you might consider speaking to your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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 blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

Can blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

No: Passing clots during menstruation does not mean that a woman can not become pregnant. ...Read more

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My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?

My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?

Possible issue: I would not consider an a/o incompatibility issue high risk, but worthy of monitoring. In your lifetime you have likely been sensitized to the proteins on the a blood cells & your antibodies will cross into baby & boost his/her chances of having jaundice.Most do well without rx & some require some special monitoring & help.I can remember only 1 case in 3 decades that gave me any real trouble. ...Read more

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My blood type is a and my wife is o, how can we prevent the ABO hemolysis of our baby?

My blood type is a and my wife is o, how can we prevent the ABO hemolysis of our baby?

You can't: Most of the time, there is no problem. Regardless, there is no active intervention that can prevent the problem. If there is a concern, it is possible to monitor and even treat, if necessary, but not prevent. ...Read more

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I am blood type a and my wife is o, what can we do to prevent the ABO hemolysis of our baby?

Avoid trauma: The human reproductive system was designed to function properly despite challenges--so likely there will be no issue, except possibly right at delivery, but uncommon. If you are an "a", could be aa or ao, and mom must be "oo" to be type o, so have 50% chance baby will be type o, and non-issue. Talk to your OB to allay concerns. ...Read more

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What type of birth control prevents pregnancy the best?

What type of birth control prevents pregnancy the best?

Best birth control: The best birth control is use of the birth control pills. The do have side effects, and for that reason many women choose to use a form of barrier contraction. The barrier methods have a higher failure rate most likely due to couples not using them all the time! ...Read more

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What is the pest type of tab to prevent pregnancy for the women?

What is the pest type of tab to prevent pregnancy for the women?

All hormone based OK: All hormone based contraceptives - oral, topical, injection or local - work well with equal effectiveness. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best type of birth control to prevent pregnancy?

Abstinence: The truthful answer to your question is abstinence - not having sex. This is the only method that guarantees pregnancy prevention. The others all are about the same - they have about a 98% success rate if used appropriately and with every sexual encounter. But that still means 1-2 out of every 100 will still get pregnant with these methods, and if you are that 1-2 person, you will be pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more