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Do subsequent pregnancies cause women to carry baby lower? Meaning are muscles weaker and therefore don't allow to carry high as normal?

Do subsequent pregnancies cause women to  carry baby lower? Meaning are muscles weaker and therefore don't allow to carry high as normal?

May be: Muscle tone is affected by pregnancies and increasing age. However, there may or may not be a noticeable difference in the height of the uterus between first and subsequent pregnancies. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Is it true that a thin woman who is pregnant with #1 will carry high b/c w/1st pregnancy ab muscles are still strong + cause a ''basketball belly?''

Is it true that a thin woman who is pregnant with #1 will carry high b/c w/1st pregnancy ab muscles are still strong + cause a ''basketball belly?''

Reasonable theory: I'm not aware of any evidence to support this, but generally, the thinner a woman is, the more round her belly looks. This is not related to "carrying high" or "low." ...Read more

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How much does it cost to hire a surrogate to carry a pregnancy?

How much does it cost to hire a surrogate to carry a pregnancy?

Surrogate pregnancy: A surrogate mother may be paid $20, 000 or more for her services. Other costs will be involved, such as medical fees, medications, psychological evaluations, attorneys fees, etc. That may run $15, 000 or more. ...Read more

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How can I share joy about my pregnancy with my partner who decided to not carry a baby?

How can I share joy about my pregnancy with my partner who decided to not carry a baby?

?????: Do not know exactly what you mean, but if she is your partner , she should be happy for you and i assume she will be participating in the entire process. ...Read more

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Can you have an abnormal intrauterine pregnancy and still carry the baby to term?

Can you have an abnormal intrauterine pregnancy and still carry the baby to term?

Yes some: Many abnormal pregnancies cannot go to term and end in miscarriages, many 'abnormal' pregnancies can go to term: these are what we call congenital abnormalities or 'birth defects.'. ...Read more

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Pregnancy myths about the way you carry your baby predicts the sex? What are some myths and their actual truth?

Pregnancy myths about the way you carry your baby predicts the sex? What are some myths and their actual truth?

50/50: All of theses myths are right half if the time. :) if you want to know gender accurately ask the ultrasound technician. ...Read more

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Whens the earliest you can tell if you are pregnant? and what are the options to not carry on with the pregnancy e.g abortion

Whens the earliest you can tell if you are pregnant? and what are the options to not carry on with the pregnancy e.g abortion

2 weeks, 2 options: A home pregnancy test will reliably turn positive about 2 weeks after conception, around the same time you'll be missing your period. There can still be false negatives at this time though, so a repeat 2 weeks later can be helpful. A pregnancy can be aborted medically (using the mifepristone + misoprostol pill) or later on can be aborted with a surgical procedure through the vagina/cervix. ...Read more

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Recently had 2 chemical pregnancy, should I get check or is it possible to carry to term, already have a 1 year old?

Recently had 2 chemical pregnancy, should I get check or is it possible to carry to term, already have a 1 year old?

Chemical pregnancies: account for 50-75% of all miscarriages. They occur when pregnancies are lost shortly after implantation, resulting in bleeding that occurs around the time of an expected period. Although aneuploidy, an abnormal number of fetal chromosomes, is the most common reason, many maternal conditions can be diagnosed, some of which are treatable. Evaluation by your OB-GYN is definitely warranted. ...Read more

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Can a person with discopathy carry normal pregnancy?

Can a person with discopathy carry normal pregnancy?

Uncomfortable: Getting pregnant with a herniated disc is very likely to make being pregnant very uncomfortable and unpleasant but does not affect ones ability to be pregnant. ...Read more