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At what week of a pregnancy is a fetus considered a real live baby?

At what week of a pregnancy is a fetus considered a real live baby?

Philosophical questi: That is not really fully a medical question - various factors come into play based on peoples upbringing and religious/moral beliefs. Some consider conception the beginning of life - some consider the baby only when it reaches the age where it is "viable" outside of mom (somewhere in the 24-26 week gestation). ...Read more

Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more


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Whats the sign the baby girl or boy in pregenancy?

Whats the sign the baby girl or boy in pregenancy?

Signs: There are no tell-tall signs to know whether your baby will be a boy or a girl. You have a50-50 chance of having oneor the other. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the youngest age a girl had a baby?

What is the youngest age a girl had a baby?

Under 10: I believe there are instances where a child with precocious puberty ( a hormone problem) has carried a pregnancy to term & delivered at 8 yo & possibly younger ( i think it was in south america). The youngest I have tended to was 13 at delivery. ...Read more

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What percentage of births result in a healthy baby?

What percentage of births result in a healthy baby?

>95%: Overall about 2% of normal births have some defect. In some women with illness, on drugs, or with bad family history, the percentage goes way up. Good healthy women with no genetic risks still have about 2 to 5 % risk for some defect. Infections during pregnancy, toxemia, placental defects, trauma, etc may occur even in the best of efforts to be a perfect mother. ...Read more

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In what time of pregenancy the baby seen male or female in ultrasound?

In what time of pregenancy the baby seen male or female in ultrasound?

20 weeks: Goose: the baby's gender is usually easier to see around 20 weeks. Sometimes it can be seen earlier though. ...Read more

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What is the average height for a boy of 19years old?

What is the average height for a boy of 19years old?

Almost 5'10": That is the average height of a fully grown man in the usa. ...Read more

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What is the average weight of a 6 month old baby?

What is the average weight of a 6 month old baby?

Baby's weight: What was her birth weight? Babies usually double their birth weight at five months. ...Read more

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How small of a drop of semen can get a girl pregnant?

How small of a drop of semen can get a girl pregnant?

Takes only 1 swimmer: There are thousands of sperm in a small drop of sperm & it only takes one to do the job.The sexual fluids passed early during intercourse have enough to do the job long before any main "load " is delivered. A tiny pin hole in a condom may let enough through to do the job.That's why they have expiration dates that should be respected. ...Read more

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What is the likihood of a woman having a blighted ovum twice?

What is the likihood of a woman having a blighted ovum twice?

Not high: The risk is not terribly high for having a second blighted ovum after the first. Generally considered less than 1%, but if you do have the second blighted ovum, then the next pregnancy has about a 30% risk of being abnormal. After 3 abnormal pregnancies the risk is at least 50% for the fourth and about 70% for the fifth. ...Read more

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What is the average height and weight of a fourteen year old girl?

What is the average height and weight of a fourteen year old girl?

Too Many Variables: This question has too many variables, such as genetics and the stage of development the child is in the middle of.Prepubertal children are at different stages than fully mature kids. ...Read more

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How can one choose the sex of a baby. Girl ?

How can one choose the sex of a baby. Girl









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PGD: Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is the best approach when medically indicated sex selection is warranted (e.g. In x-linked recessive genetic disorders). It is constly and may adversely inpact the success rate of in vitro fertilization, but it is accurate and more widel available nowadays. ...Read more

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What is the average size of a penis for a ten year old ?

What is the average size of a penis for a ten year old
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Children: First the only time a male's penis is measured is when erect. The non-erect penis size varies widely! there is absolutely no reason to discuss a child's penis is in the presence of and with a pediatrician. A ten year old, before testosterone, will have a very small penis! ...Read more

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How does a doctor calculation the number of weeks a woman is pregnant?

How does a doctor calculation the number of weeks a woman is pregnant?

Multiple ways: There are a few different ways to calculate this. It can be counted at the number of completed weeks after your last menstrual cycle. It can be calculated by the ultrasound measurement of the growing fetus. Once the due date is known (from one of the two methods above), it can be calculated by working backwards from the known due date using a device called a "pregnancy wheel". ...Read more

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What is the point of circumcising a baby boy nowadays?

What is the point of circumcising a baby boy nowadays?

So he looks lk daddy: Personal choice is the main issue behind circumcision today. Most of my parents who chose to or not to do so because daddy went thru the procedure. Frequency varies over the world. 30% france/australia 10% britain (not covered on nhi plan)~80% us with regional variation. The only boys i see with uti's are not, but that is uncommon. There is some data suggesting less risk of std's. ...Read more

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Does height of a boy increase after an age of 18?

Does height of a boy increase after an age of 18?

Growth unlikely: An 18 yr old is not growing taller if his growth plates have fused. If not fused, he will grow a tiny bit (pediatrician's growth chart for him can tell if growth has stopped). To look taller, one can choose properly designed clothing & shoes, and have good posture. Vitamins, supplements, "special" foods, extra exercise, etc... will not make a person taller if he already closed his growth plates. ...Read more

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Whats the average number of children a woman can have?

Whats the average number of children a woman can have?

9,but it gets harder: Expected fertility rates are based on studies of the hutterites, a sect who felt it was their religious duty to have as many children as possible. They usually married before age 25 and on average the women had 9 children each. Fertility decreases w/older age & miscarriage rates increase w/age. Pregnancies often are more risky to the woman as she ages (increased bleeding, hypertension, diabetes). ...Read more

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In test tube how does the sperm of a man and the ovum of a woman mix together to form a baby?

In test tube how does the sperm of a man and the ovum of a woman mix together to form a baby?

Two ways: Ivf is fertilization outside body. We do not use test tube but rather plastic dishes. We sometimes simply place the washed sperm cells in the dish with the egg (conventional insemination). Sometimes the sperm is the fertility problem and we can insert a single sperm directly into the egg using a microscope and tiny glass needle (icsi - intracytoplasmic sperm injection). Only about 25% -> embryos. ...Read more