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I am 3 weeks and 5 days pregnant today. Experiencing some cramping in lower abdomen during day and @ night when asleep. Is this normal?

I am 3 weeks and 5 days pregnant today. Experiencing some cramping in lower abdomen during day and @ night when asleep. Is this normal?

Hard to say: Your pregnancy is a very unique experience.Every woman has different feelings and we dr's should respect how you are affected.I often defer to your mother (because she knows you) to gauge these sensations.To have some discomfort-even early in the pregnancy-may be O.K. But if you think the sensation is abnormal a discussion with your ob-gyn is called for. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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Is it bad to sleep on your stomach if you have salin implants?

Is it bad to sleep on your stomach if you have salin implants?

No: No, it should not matter after the first few weeks whether you are a side or tummy sleeper. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sleep on your stomach a week after having a ceaseran?

Is it safe to sleep on your stomach a week after having a ceaseran?

Yes: As long as you are not uncomfortable, it should be safe. If the incision is not healing well or you have an infection, it might be best to protect the area. ...Read more

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Is it bad to sleep on your stomach if you have salin implants? Surgens sugestions

Is it bad to sleep on your stomach if you have salin implants? Surgens sugestions

No: Sleeping on your tummy or on your side should not be an issue after the first 2-3 months post surgery. ...Read more

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How does it feel to sleep on your stomach with saline implants post mastectomy?

How does it feel to sleep on your stomach with saline implants post mastectomy?

Breast : I do 4 breast reconstruction a week some implants some trams, the first 4-6 weeks you will not want to lay on your stomach, now gels feel natural you can lay on them as soon as two weeks saline are firmer and may take longer. ...Read more

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How can it feel to sleep on your stomach with saline implants after a mastectomy?

How can  it feel to sleep on your stomach with saline implants after a mastectomy?

Sleeping implants: You'll be surprised how little time passes before your implants feel like they are part of your body. If you are a stomach sleeper you should put a small pillow under and above your breasts for the first few months to keep the pressure off of them. Breast augmentation is not really a contraindication to sleeping on your stomach. ...Read more

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How come I can only sleep while I am on my stomach?

How come I can only sleep while I am on my stomach?

Sleep: You found your comfort zone, as long as it does not wake you up at night. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more