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33 weeks pregnant. Is it too late to wean off zoloft (sertraline)? how common is it baby will have breathing problems? I'm very concerned. Doc assures its fine.

33 weeks pregnant. Is it too late to wean off zoloft (sertraline)? how common is it baby will have breathing problems? I'm very concerned. Doc assures its fine.

Baby will be just: Fine if you stay on the zoloft (sertraline). Baby won't have breathing problems. Baby will be better with a happy mom too!!! Relax and enjoy your new baby!! ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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


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I'm 38 weeks 4 days pregnant, i'm extremely sick. Having trouble breathing, and the baby is already in my cervix. Can I have my doctor induce me?

I'm 38 weeks 4 days pregnant, i'm extremely sick. Having trouble breathing, and the baby is already in my cervix. Can I have my doctor induce me?

Time for an eval: You may want to go to labor & delivery & have a direct evaluation of fetal well being& see if you are either in early labor or developing high blood pressure. Induction is a process that can be decided after the evaluation based on findings at hand. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregnant and have been wheezing, i never have had breathing problems before, should I call my doctor?

I'm 34 weeks pregnant and have been wheezing, i never have had breathing problems before, should I call my doctor?

Yes: It is best to see your doctor. Bronchospasms can occur during pregnancy and most of the medicines for asthma are considered safe at that time. You can easily be treated if necessary. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me how often should pregnant women exercise?

Doctors can you tell me how often should pregnant women exercise?

Same as non-pregnant: Avoiding potentially traumatic sports, as often as non-pregnant. Keep in mind that since you are carrying extra weight, your performance will drop. Avoid getting over heated.Drink more fluids! ...Read more

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Has it really been shown that doctors forbid pregnant women to be vegan?

Has it really been shown that doctors forbid pregnant women to be vegan?

No: However, they need supplements even more than do other pregnant woman, and if compliance can't be assured, baby's in extra danger. A well-educated vegan has nothing to fear; one that's not well-informed risks deficiencies in b12, iron, iodine, zinc, calcium usable vitamin a, and vitamin d (depending on their choices). ...Read more

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Do doctors treat pregnant woman for BV for the remainder of the pregnancy if they are prone to bv?

Do doctors treat pregnant woman for BV  for the remainder of the pregnancy if they are prone to bv?

BV in pregnancy: BV resolves spontaneously in up to 50% of pregnant women. When pregnant and symptomatic with BV, it should be treated. Treating pregnant women with BV who are asymptomatic is controversial. There is an association with pre-term labor, however, a decision to treat, which treatment, and duration of treatment, is something to be discussed with your OB/GYN. There is no consensus on these issues. ...Read more

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How can some women have a normal period for 6 months and be pregnant but doctors are saying that you can not?

How can some women have a normal period for 6 months and be pregnant but doctors are saying that you can not?

Myths in Medicine: There are no women having periods for six months and being pregnant. Your information is not true. Please, if you do not like the answers here, please take your questions to the physician you most trust. ...Read more

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If you go to the doc and they do a check up and tell u breath in and out. Do pregnant woman breath in and out alot when pregnant?

If you go to the doc and they do a check up and tell u breath in and out. Do pregnant woman breath in and out alot when pregnant?

Everyone: breathes in and out constantly! : ) There may be some labored breathing in later stages of pregnancy. The doctor asks you to breath in and out so he/she can obtain an optimal lung exam with the stethoscope. ...Read more

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Hi doctor im primigravida of 26weeks of amenorrhoea.Im getting mild difficulty in breathing.What is the cause of it.Tell exercises that can bedone.

Hi doctor im primigravida of 26weeks of amenorrhoea.Im getting mild difficulty in breathing.What is the cause of it.Tell exercises that  can bedone.

Shortness of breath: Is common as pregnancy advances: the enlarging uterus pushes upwards against the diaphragm preventing its full range of motion. Relatively rapid weight gain also taxes your system. Experts recommend continuing to exercise (walk, ride bike, swim); just pause when too short of breath. Exercise seems to help breathing mechanisms work more efficiently. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more