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Curls To Fetal Position
Kneeling position: The knee chest position (with the pelvis higher than the head) may help your baby turn around. And come head first. ...Read more
3mo girl with RSV. Doctors instructed to allow her to sleep on an inclined position. I'm using a Boppy pillow. Will the incline damage her back?
Retroverted uterus, what are some sex positions to conceive easier? Lying on your stomach with your hips elevated?
If downbeat nystagmus causes stationary objects to move up/down & back/forth and slide would this be considered oscillopsia?
Possibly: Oscillopsia is The illusion of oscillation of the visual surroundings and is associated with certain neurological processes, most commonly meningitis. Nystagmus is a physical finding on examination. A person with nystagmus from birth would not be aware of oscillopsia whereas someone with acquired nystagmus might. ...Read more
On your side.: As the pregnancy progresses, the shear size of the womb and fetus will dictate the most comfortable sleep position for you: on your side with some pillow support between your knees. You cannot sleep on your stomach (even if you tried) and should not sleep flat on your back in the third trimester to avoid blocking the venous return to your heart from your lower body. ...Read more
Can 4 weeks of fetal IUGR (AC measures 3% at 25w, back to normal at 32w) cause future adverse consequence/risk to boys when they grow up to adults.
Hard to say: The potential causes of slow fetal growth are many and the impact often unknown until the kid grows up. If it were fetal infection the potential adverse outcome would be considered more worrisome than a simple "poor placenta" issue. I would love to give you a clear answer but in most cases we just have to wait. ...Read more
Is lower lip tighteness and restricted movement 3 weeks after genioplasty (advanced forward and widening) normal? Any exercises to elevate it?
Any truth to online claims that yoga can perman. make 40 YOs up to 4 inches taller by stretching spinal muscles or vertebrae spaces or by crossed legs
Where exactly is your stomach located relative to the sternum? Also can it move relative to your position, i.e lying down, standing up, jumping etc.?
What's the right way to check blood pressure? Using wrist machine. Arm position. Laying. Sitting. Standing. Be in front of u or by ur side?
Sphigmomanometer: Read this wiki for information on the technique: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/sphygmomanometer. ...Read more
Do you mean ribs?: A baby's rib age often has more if a bell shape than an adult. It become more straight with time, but no ones ribs are perfectly straight up and down. I hope this answers you question! ...Read more
Can sleep positions affect height? Does sleeping w/ 1 leg bent in fetal position or legs straight (feel bit pulling behind knees) add height in adults
Not really: Any comfortable sleeping position may be used, and none of the positions add height more than any other position. All the comfortable positions will add the same slight amount of height, because weight is taken off the spine during sleep (the vertical downward force of gravity is not acting vertically upon a person's spine, during typical sleep in a bed). The effect goes away, when one stands up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the possibility of hearing fetal heart tones, 6 weeks after conception? With a hand held doppler only. Not an ultrasound.
No: Sleeping position has no impact on how your body distributes fat layers. ...Read more
I'm 16.5 weeks pregnant & baby is still in pelvic area. (tipped uterus to begin w/) at what point does the uterus need to move up or jeopardize baby?
Should ultrasound below knee be performed lying down or standing? Lying down would seem odd because the technician can miss one side, esp. the SSV.
Impt veins assessed: Beyond the awkwardness of a technician trying to assess a standing patient, the clinically meaningful blood flow through the veins are adequately assessed by a technician practising excellent technique when the patient is lying down. ...Read more
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