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What are the chances of delivering a healthy baby if I have prom?

What are the chances of delivering a healthy baby if I have prom?

PROM: Prom puts the baby at risk for infection. If infection is manged soon after birth of baby, the baby is normal. Also, prom or membrane leak early-- leads to oligo hydramnios, that can cause some damage to lungs development of baby. ...Read more

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Is it right that delivering babies comes in the 2nd place after burying alive in terms of the amount of pain?

Is it right that delivering babies comes in the 2nd place after burying alive in terms of the amount of pain?

No: You can get pain meds and an epidural and have a pleasant experience, this is 2013 not 1813 or 1713 , please discuss this with your OB before u get pregnant. ...Read more

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I hear cases of women dying months later after delivering their babies. What is the reason for this?

I hear cases of women dying months later after delivering their babies. What is the reason for this?

No idea: There are many reasons for women to have illness (even death) after delivery. She may get an infection, have ongoing bleeding, or have an air embolus or blood clot. These are all very rare. The important thing is to follow up with your doctor after having a baby and make sure that you remain healthy. ...Read more

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If water breaks at 35.5 weeks, is that always considered pprom or prom?Or just pre term birth? No medical issues or infections. Baby born 14 hrs later

If water breaks at 35.5 weeks, is that always considered pprom or prom?Or just pre term birth? No medical issues or infections. Baby born 14 hrs later

Watt breaks at 35 : 1/2 weeks is a premature birth. Prom is when the membranes rupture and baby is not born within 24 hours and there is a greater chance of infection for baby. Glad you and your baby are fine! congrats! ...Read more

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Can i keep breastfeeding my baby if I have pneumonia and am taking antibodies and musinex? My sy, proms are mainly coughing and some fluid in my ears

Can i keep breastfeeding my baby if I have pneumonia and am taking antibodies and musinex?  My sy, proms are mainly coughing and some fluid in my ears

I would: The meds you are on will not harm baby & there is no better nutrition for baby than your milk. It is unlikely you could avoid passing a virus since you were likely contagious before you felt bad. Most bacterial pneumonia does not pass readily from person to person. Just feed & monitor the situation & have baby seen if s/he becomes symptomatic. ...Read more