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33 weeks pregnant. Is it too late to wean off zoloft? 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? 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. Baby won't have breathing problems. Baby will be better with a happy mom too!!! Relax and enjoy your new baby!! ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...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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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

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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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Why do doctors tell you it's impossible to be pregnant with negative test when it's well documented that some women don't have enough hCG for months?

Why do doctors tell you it's impossible to be pregnant with negative test when it's well documented that some women don't have  enough hCG for months?

Real World: Some women, out of billions of women, do not in any way set the standards on what is normal. A negative pregnancy test is a negative pregnancy test in almost all of those billions of women. ...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

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise (Definition)

Exercise is physical activity, such as walking, running, swimming, biking, ...Read more