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34 weeks pregnant 3cm dilated 50% effaced history of pre term babies have bloody show for 2 days. How long does bloody show last?

34 weeks pregnant 3cm dilated 50% effaced history of pre term babies have bloody show for 2 days. How long does bloody show last?

A short time: Bloody show only lasts a very short time, and in your case you need to contact your OB MD to be sure that is the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

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What is a normal heart rate for a 34 week fetus? I am 34 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I am contracting every 4-5 min for about a minute to a min and a half long the babies heart rate goes up to 180 during a contraction

What is a normal heart rate for a 34 week fetus? I am 34 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I am contracting every 4-5 min for about a minute to a min and a half long the babies heart rate goes up to 180 during a contraction

Usually: Usually it is between 120-160. Please notify your doctor about that rate of contractions as that is concerning. Please go to the hospital and have a complete evaluation immediately. Do not drive yourself. ...Read more

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What is a normal heart rate for a 34 week fetus? I am 34 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I am contracting every 4-5 min for about a minute to a min and a half long the babies heart rate goes up to 180 during a contraction

Usually: Usually it is between 120-160. Please notify your doctor about that rate of contractions as that is concerning. Please go to the hospital and have a complete evaluation immediately. Do not drive yourself. ...Read more

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How long is an infant protected from the flu shot given to a pregnant woman in the 3rd trimester? I got the 4 virus version.

How long is an infant protected from the flu shot given to a pregnant woman in the 3rd trimester? I got the 4 virus version.

Hard to be sure: The antibodies built during pregnancy are pushed into baby at a level higher per pound than mom retains. That said, all such antibodies begin to age out and become less effective with time. By 3-6 mo there is little if any left. Since there are always a few more flu strains circulating than the ones they can put in the vaccine, it is important to avoid exposure as the primary form of prevention ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like I'm carring a 10 lb baby at 34 weeks?

What to do if I'm feeling like I'm carring a 10 lb baby at 34 weeks?

Rather than: Imagining the weight of your baby - your physician can at least provide a ROUGH estimate of baby's size. ...Read more

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I just had a baby at 34 weeks. Whenever it's time to burp him, my arms get really weak and makes me constantly stop. What is going on?

I just had a baby at 34 weeks. Whenever it's time to burp him, my arms get really weak and makes me constantly stop. What is going on?

Valsalva: Your blood pressure is dropping with pressure around your larynx builds up, as when you burp. Called valsalva maneuver induced hypotension. May just be because your bp is low to begin with. Might want to check your iron. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the baby normally lie at 34 weeks?

Can you tell me how the baby normally lie at 34 weeks?

Head down: Head down (vertex) is the most common position at 34 weeks ...Read more

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I am 114 at 34 weeks how can I pick up more weight and keep it when I do have my baby?

I am 114 at 34 weeks how can I pick up more weight and keep it when I do have my baby?

Eat a healthy diet: Make sure you are getting enough calories for you and your baby. Ask at your next prenatal visit. ...Read more

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Baby is 11 weeks and can only eat 3 ounces at a time. .. He was born at 34 weeks. Should I be concerned?

Baby is 11 weeks and can only eat 3 ounces at a time. .. He was born at 34 weeks. Should I be concerned?

See below: As long as the child's provider feels that the growth is normal, then no concerns. Some infants will take smaller more frequent feedings. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of baby if born prematurely at 34 weeks? My baby's weight is 2500g.

What is the survival rate of baby if born prematurely at 34 weeks? My baby's weight is 2500g.

Premature baby: The survival rate for your baby depends on many factors concerning your babies health and condition. You should ask this question to your pediatrician who can give your the best information. ...Read more

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After my stillbirth at 34 weeks how soon can I try again for another baby? I really don't want to wait a year. Will this happen again if I get preggo

After my stillbirth at 34 weeks how soon can I try again for another baby? I really don't want to wait a year. Will this happen again if I get preggo

Discuss with doctor: The answer depends on the reason for the stillbirth and the underlying cause. If no cause is known then there is likely no benefit to waiting. Schedule a visit with the doctor who cared for you who knows you history to clarify the plan. ...Read more

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How is my baby developing in the 3rd trimester?

How is my baby developing in the 3rd trimester?

Growing and maturing: While the organ systems and body first form in the beginning of pregnancy, they continue to mature and grow until birth. Muscles are getting stronger, the brain continues to develop, and the baby is practicing breating and swallowing. One good site to track development is american baby magazine website. Lennart nilsson's book "a child is born" is an excellent reference you can buy. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks and 5 days pregnant my baby is measuring 31 weeks and 1 day an weighs 3pds 14oz. What do you think my Dr will do when he sees this info?

I'm 34 weeks and 5 days pregnant my baby is measuring 31 weeks and 1 day an weighs 3pds 14oz. What do you think my Dr will do when he sees this info?

Sounds fine.: That does not found worrisome to me. Best not to worry and be second guessing your doctor. Ask them any questions you have. Relax. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregants with my third child in lost my plug last week and today when I went to the toilet I had a dark greeny discharge was a bit watery?

I'm 34 weeks pregants with my third child in lost my plug last week and today when I went to the toilet I had a dark greeny discharge was a bit watery?

Contact your OB...: It is imperative that you contact your OB immediately or go to the hospital for an exam to determine the cause of the green discharge. ...Read more

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At 34 weeks gestation would my baby be okay!? How long would she have to stay in hospital?

At 34 weeks gestation would my baby be okay!? How long would she have to stay in hospital?

Certainly can be: The average 34 wkr will have >50% risk of premi lung problems and would stay up to 10 days in a NICU if problems do arise. Every wk after 34 adds maturity and drops risk. ...Read more

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Terrible stress in 3rd trimester, how terrible can it affect my baby?

Terrible stress in 3rd trimester, how terrible can it affect my baby?

Not too bad: Stressful feelings are a normal part of pregnancy. They generally should not harm the baby unless you are practicing any unsafe habits to deal with the stress like smoking, drinking or taking drugs/medications that are not cleared by your obstetrician. If the stress becomes severe, talk to your doctor for safe ways to help. Wishing you and your new baby well. ...Read more

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During 3rd trimester I'm so scared of falling and losing balance. Even turning around in place. What's the worst that can happen to baby or me? Hips?

BE kind: To yourself. Your baby is in a big floating balloon and falls are not that likely to create any issues...You are off balance with a pregnant belly so plan on taking more time to do things. No rushing. ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks pregnant and getting extremely sharp pains in left side when baby moves, what could this be?

I am 34 weeks pregnant and getting extremely sharp pains in left side when baby moves, what could this be?

Contractions?: If you are 34 weeks and having "extreme" pain, then you need to call your doctor now. While this might represent fetal movement or position change, your OB must be involved while this gets sorted out! ...Read more

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Please, I am 34 weeks pregnant and this is my first, but the baby hasn't dropped. Should I be worried, and is there something I can do? Thank you.

Please, I am 34 weeks pregnant and this is my first, but the baby hasn't dropped. Should I be worried, and is there something I can do? Thank you.

No set time: “Dropping” is not something that everyone experiences. For those who do it can occur at various times. It is neither a good or bad thing for it to occur at this gestational age. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant if I feel sick, does my baby feel sick?

34 weeks pregnant if I feel sick, does my baby feel sick?

No: You are likely feeling this way because you are pregnant. Your baby does not feel sick when you feel sick. ...Read more

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Pregnant about 34 weeks and hear a popping sound when my baby moves, what is causing this?

Pregnant about 34 weeks and hear a popping sound when my baby moves, what is causing this?

Ligaments: Popping is most likely the snapping of ligaments that are stretched around the growing and moving (thankfully) uterus. All good. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregnant, my baby head measure small 3%. What's that mean, what is the consequences...

I'm 34 weeks pregnant, my baby head measure small 3%. What's that mean, what is the consequences...

Small head: It depends on what all the other measurements are. This question is best left up to the person who is treating you for your pregnancy and his/ her consultants. They will know you Hx, other values and what all has gone on with your pregnancy. By the way my granddaughter measured like that and she is as smart as they come! ...Read more