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Does pre natals help conceive? Im trying to get pregnant, hax 2 miscarriages. Trying to have healthy pregnancy

Does pre natals help conceive? Im trying to get pregnant, hax 2 miscarriages. Trying to have healthy pregnancy

Helps with healthy: pregnancy but not with actual conception. Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Aim for at least 8 hours of sleep per night. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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If depressed did you find counselling effective?

If depressed did you find counselling effective?

Depression: Talking therapy ( such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) allows for lasting change for those who are depressed. ...Read more

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I want to know 'depression '?

I want to know  'depression '?

Depressed? Get Help: Depressive symptoms: sadness, loss of interest, change in appetite, change in sleep, change in cocentration, reduced motivation, low energy, negative thoughts, irritability, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness and thoughts of death. Depression can be caused by many things - loss, stress, medical conditions, etc. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003213.htm ...Read more

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Can i take CB-1 weight gain pills during pregnancy? im 4 weeks pregnant and i rellay want to gain weight ...!!!!!

Can i take CB-1 weight gain pills during pregnancy? im 4 weeks pregnant and i rellay want to gain weight ...!!!!!

Unwise: Simply because something is "natural" and "safe" does not mean it is either one during pregnancy. The various ingredients in CB-1 are for the most part untested in pregnancy (as most things are) so the cautious approach is to not take any chances and avoid it. Pregnancy does change your metabolism and if you are consuming enough calories you should gain weight without resorting to supplements.. ...Read more

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Can you control depression during pregnancy?

Can you control depression during pregnancy?

Yes: Hormones do a lot of wacky things to women in pregnancy...Depression can improve or worsen. Some meds are not helpful to the baby ...But you still need help. .Craniosacral therapy, homeopathy, and acupuncture/chinese medicine can have amazing effects and are all safe during pregnancy. They can all treat depression during pregnancy (and even if not pregnant). ...Read more

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I want to conceive?

I want to conceive?

See a specialist: If you're trying to conceive and having a problem, you should see a qualified fertility expert. There's superb help available, but you and your partner need to be evaluated to find the problem(s) in order to be properly treated. www.reproendo.com. ...Read more

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I'm Trying To Get Pregnant. Ovulate on 10,24,14. When do I take a HPT?

I'm Trying To Get Pregnant. Ovulate on 10,24,14. When do I take a HPT?

Home Pregnancy test: Take a home pregnancy on the first morning urine after your missed period. Good Luck :) ...Read more

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Trying to conceive I have regular periods i'm 50. What over-the-counter drugs will help me get pregnant?

Trying to conceive I have regular periods i'm 50. What over-the-counter drugs will help me get pregnant?

None: There are no over the counter meds that will help you conceive. (that said, make sure you are taking prenatal vitamins even if you are just trying.) i would suggest, at your age, that you start with a visit to your doctor. To discuss the risks that would be involved, possible testing to see if you are ovulating, and then alternatives if it is not working. Good luck. ...Read more

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Want work more to get pregnant geritol or prenatal pills im 23

Want work more to get pregnant geritol or prenatal pills im 23

Hello. : Hello. Geritol is a brand of multivitamin which has extra iron and is manufactured by glaxo-smith-kline. Iron content is between 9.5 mg and 16 mg in tablets and liquid has 18 mg. It has been touted to help women become pregnant (anecdotal) however the average prenatal vitamin has about 30 mg of iron. Prenatal vitamins also have higher doses of Folic Acid which is very important. If you plan to get pregnant, prenatal vitamins are the way to go because of the added folate (folic acid). ...Read more

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Can birth control help with depression? I do not want to take antidepressants

Can birth control help with depression? I do not want to take antidepressants

If hormone related: Hormone imbalances can contribute to depression and anxiety. If your symptoms are caused by imbalances of estrogen, testosterone or progesterone, birth control pills might help. Hopefully, your thyroid hormones will be checked also. ...Read more

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Im trying to get pregnant I need help?

Im trying to get pregnant I need help?

See a doctor: If you're not successful, consider seeing a qualified fertility specialist. He/she can test you and your partner to find out if there's a problem and can then recommend guided treatments accordingly. ...Read more

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My wife don't want to get pregnant, she don't want to take pills, i don't want to use condom during sex?

My wife don't want to get pregnant, she don't want to take pills, i don't want to use condom during sex?

Iud: Had she considered an iud? This way nothing has to be taken daily or used during intercourse. She needs to talk to her gynecologist to see if she is a candidate. ...Read more

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I want to become pregnant with twins i just need help?

I want to become pregnant with twins i just need help?

Twins are natural: There is not a way to intentionally become pregnant with twins. Rather, it results from a natural process during fertilization or early pregnancy that we don't have control over. In vitro fertilization results in a high rate of multiple births; however, it should not be used unless there is a medical reason that it's needed. ...Read more

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I am wanting to take sleep aids to escape loneliness need advice?

I am wanting to take sleep aids to escape loneliness need advice?

This is just a way : Of avoiding the issue. Instead of sleeping excessively - put your thinking cap on ; figure out activities you can be involved in that will increase interpersonal contacts. Examples: church, sports teams, art classes, choir, etc. Look for ways to find meaning in your life. When you have meaning you won't find the need to avoid living. ...Read more

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Y do pregnant woman always have moods?

Y do pregnant woman always have moods?

Hormones, hormones: It might be some sort of protective mechanism? The fact is, we can only hypothesize what is the ultimate reason. Psychiatrists are good at establishing how much "mood" is within the normal range. Attending together to a session might help making her aware of your concerns, help you cope with this and by the way developing a way to communicate and solve situations generated by it. ...Read more

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I want to know if there's any hope for beating bipolar disorder / depression without medication?

I want to know if there's any hope for beating bipolar disorder / depression without medication?

Hmmmm . . . .: Depending on the severity, depression may be treated successfully without medication -- often through psychotherapy, good exercise, healthy diet, and others. Bipolar disorder generally does need mood stabilizing medications for successful treatment, though. ...Read more

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I am taking anxiety pills and depression pills what will happen if i get pregnant?

I am taking anxiety pills and depression pills what will happen if i get pregnant?

Pills & pregnancy: You should let your prescribing physician know if you are trying to get pregnant. That way you can explore the issue together to either remain on meds or to stop them. Could remain on that med or look at other regimens. For instance benzodiazapines don't mix well with pregnancy. If you do become pregnant advise both your obstetrician & the psychiatrist -so that they can collaborate w your care. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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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