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Doctor insights on: Can You Still Get Unemployment Benefits While You Are Pregnant

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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Why should you not take Depo-Provera estradoil while you are pregnant? Will this keep you from egtting pregnant?

Why should you not take Depo-Provera estradoil while you are pregnant? Will this keep you from egtting pregnant?

Stop estradiol: Estrogens should not be taken during pregnancy, or if attempting to become pregnant. These hormones are taken up by the fetus, and may cause fetal anomalies, they will also inhibit ovulation and make pregnancy less likely. ...Read more

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Can you take prenatal vitamins even if your not pregnant/not trying to get pregnant? Are there any benefits

Can you take prenatal vitamins even if your not pregnant/not trying to get pregnant? Are there any benefits

Not helpful: The prenatal vitamins will not help you get pregnant. They are not made for people not pregnant and you should discuss with your doctor if you think you are deficient in some way. A healthy diet is important for good health. Balanced meals are better than any vitamins and you want to incorporate that in personal life style ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while you are on your period?

Can you get pregnant while you are on your period?

See below: It's the other way around. You can be pregnant and you don't know it. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not your real period. ...Read more

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If you take ssris while pregnant do you have a high risk pregnancy?

If you take ssris while pregnant do you have a high risk pregnancy?

Depends: Ssris (zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) prozac) in pregnancy are used mainly to treat depression & if symptoms are severe, this may make you high risk for injury to yourself. If stable, there's a rare but serious association with fetal pulmonary hypertension & a fetal echo (targeted ultrasound of the heart) may be ordered. Stay on your meds & discuss your risks with your OB or mfm specialist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex while your pregnant and for him to cum in you while you are already pregnant.?

Is it safe to have sex while your pregnant and for him to cum in you while you are already pregnant.?

Yes?: Define safe. You won't get any more or less pregnant but it also won't change your risk of transmitting sexual diseases. From the pregnancy standpoint, you can have sex well into the third trimester. Talk with your OB because certain factors later in pregnancy can put you at a higher risk. ...Read more

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Can you continue having intercourse after ejaculation? will you get pregnant even if you are on the pill?

Can you continue having intercourse after ejaculation? will you get pregnant even if you are on the pill?

Sexual question: If you are taking your pill daily as directed then your chance of getting pregnant is very small. Nothing is 100% preventative. There is no reason that you need to stop having intercourse after ejaculation if that is what you and your partner want to do. ...Read more

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If you have a miscarriage because someone hurting you physically--in the future can u still get pregnant?

If you have a miscarriage because someone hurting you physically--in the future can u still get pregnant?

Yes.: Miscarriage after trauma is not unusual, unfortunately. The good news is that you should still have normal fertility and be able to have more children in the future. Seek emotional and social support from family, friends, professionals to assure you are ready for such an endeavor. ...Read more

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My obgyn say i can take prenatal vitamins good for you if you are not pregnant nor trying can I still take them and which will be best to take?

My obgyn say i can take prenatal vitamins good for you if you are not pregnant nor trying can I still take them and which will be best to take?

Good idea- consider:: Yes, i feel it is wise for everyone to take a multivitamin as most americans are deficient in multiple vitamins/minerals! it is hard to say one single one is the best but i recommend perfect prenatal by new chapter or rainbow light certified organic prenatal multivitamin. Look for vitamins with natural e & no additives/artificial colors & ideally with organic ingredients. ...Read more

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Do can you get pregnant while your lhsurge is still there?

Do can you get pregnant while your lhsurge is still there?

Just after: The lh surge triggers ovulation so conception can occur as the surge is falling or has just finished. ...Read more

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If the pt show negative, is it really sure you are not pregnant? How many times will you try taking the pt to sure you are not pregnant?

Preg. test: The earliest that you usually can detect a pregnancy with a urine preg. Test is about 2 weeks after you miss a period. Testing before that will give a negative test, but you may be pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant at anytime without protection and with ejaculation? We are trying to get pregnant again.

Can you get pregnant at anytime without protection and with ejaculation? We are trying to get pregnant again.

Near ovulation: You can only get pregnant around the time of ovulation. This occurs approximately 14 days after your menstrual cycle begins. Sperm can live in the female genital tract for up to five days so if you have sex before, during or just after ovulation your chances of becoming pregnant will be greatest. ...Read more

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If you are late for your Depo-Provera can you get pregnant?

That is possible: Especially if you have been off it for several weeks. Take a home pregnancy test if you are concerned you may be pregnant. Use back up protection such as a condom until you get your next shot. ...Read more

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Do you know if becoming pregnant while taking lamictal can harm the baby?

Do you know if becoming pregnant while taking lamictal can harm the baby?

Lamictal: Lamictal is an anticonvulsant agent that is also used to treat bipolar disorder. Women who need to take Lamictal should start Folic Acid prior to pregnancy. Lamictal hasn't been associated with any specific birth defects in humans. As with any drug used during pregnancy, the risks of the drug must be weighed against the untreated disease. Talk with your doctor and plan your pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can you know you are pregnant if you always had irregular periods? And is it possible for you to even get pregnant?

How can you know you are pregnant if you always had irregular periods? And is it possible for you to even get pregnant?

Irregular periods: It is much more difficult to get pregnant if your periods are irregular. The first thing you have to determine is whether you are ovulating (producing an egg) or not with your periods. Using a basal body temperature thermometer and chart can help you do this. If you're ovulating (temperature goes up 1/2 to 1 degree), then have sex and you may get pregnant. If no ovulation, then no possibility of p. ...Read more

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