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Did A Heavy Birth Weight Mean That I Ate Too Much During My Previous Pregnancy
Not completely: What the mother eats and her activity level do play a part in determining the weight of the baby. However, genetics play a part too. Some people make big babies, some people make small babies. Most of it is out of our control. I do stress eating very healthy and exercising everyday. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My son is one year old. He was born at 29 weeks' gestation, with a birth weight of 1390 gm. He did have a grade 1 intraventricular hemorrhage. Concern?
I use to weight 122 before i had my second kid i gained 41 pounds during pregnancy so 181 total i didn't loose very much after birth i even breastfeed?
IUD/Implant: Regardless of your age, blood pressure, family history, or reactions to other birth control, the most effective and safest methods of birth control are long-acting progestin-only methods, such as the implant or the hormonal IUD, which decrease rates of endometrial cancer and decrease bleeding. They're safe, reversible, and don't affect weight gain/mood. They're almost as good as getting sterilized ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is shellac manicures safe during pregnancy. I also workout 5 days a week spinning weights circuit training. I have had 8 miscarriages and 2 live birth?
If II never get big like a big belly during my pregnancy, this is my first, will my bby be small and does tht mean ill have a dry.Birth?
I have pcos what are the chances of me havin a high risk pregnancy and premature or a low birth weight child ?
I'm 19 weeks pregnant and only gained two lbs. How much weight should I gain by the time i give birth ? Pre pregnancy i was 153 lbs
Check with the ObGyn: A woman who was average weight before getting pregnant can gain 25 to 35 pounds after becoming pregnant. Underweight women can gain 28 to 40 pounds. Overweight women may need to gain only 15 to 25 pounds during pregnancy. Each woman is an individual, so her ob-gyn can give a more accurate estimate. ...Read more
I lost weight diring pregnancy, i lost more when i gave birth almost 8kilos, after 2months i lost another 2-3kilos.Is this normal? What to do?Ihave GERD
Impossible: There is no way to comment without much more information such as your weight, lab data, and the list goes on and on. You need to be working with your physician to figure this out! ...Read more
Negative on pregnancy tests, multiple signs of being pregnant, and have missed my period by 4.5 weeks. Minimum stress, same weight, no new birth ctrl?
Time to see your: Doctor. If you did the tests correctly, you are not likely to be pregnant. In light of your symptoms, it would be prudent to see your doctor for possible ultrasound examination among other evaluation. ...Read more
I haven't gotten my period since I gave birth to my daughter six months ago.I've been feeling kicking sensations, but I haven't experienced any other pregnancy symptoms or weight gain.
OB appointment: for evaluation and tests.Get a more detailed answer ›
Besides the obvious (pregnancy, weight gain, and birth control pills) what else can you do to help your breasts grow?
THIS IS: A genetically pre determined trait, so not much you can do other than implants/lift. ...Read more
I have a newborn male baby with birth weight 3.5kgs.. He is 4 weeks now has nasal congestion wght 4.8kgs.Breastfeeding. Is it bcoz of what i ate?
Stuffy nose syndrome: It has nothing to do with what you eat. Babies breath through their noses and get a lot of mucous in their nose. If the room in which they sleep, is too hot or very dry the problem can get worse. Use the bulb syringe that was given to you at birth and as suggested saline nose drops.A room temp of 68 degrees is good and humidity should be between25-30 percent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Birth control makes me feel horrible. I gain weight have no sex drive! We tried condoms and I get infections, is there any else to prevent pregnancy ?
Whatare the symptoms of systemic candiaditis?I got real sick post pregnancy after having early birth& zithromax/vanco and then omnicef (cefdinir) im not absorbing food. Losing weight, white tongue& other stuff
Hello doctor chadi my son had lack of oxygene during birth what might have caused this problem it can be the anesthesia inhad a very normal pregnancy he weighted 3 kilos ?? He lived for 8 month than passed away due to epileptical seisures and west syndrom
Closure : I am sorry for your loss. You should see the doctor who took care of your child and find out for your own benefit as to what really happened and the reason for his sad demise. It should be made very clear to you as to what could have been the reason for his passing away. Otherwise you will keep looking for causes and what could have been done to help him. ...Read more
7mo is developing great with her abilities but hasnt gained much more lbs since 5 months. Birth weight was 6.11 now is 14. Eats one meal solids + bf.?
AllsWellThatEndsWell: Would that life be a straight line, devoid of problems, aberrations and strife but, lo, such logic defies Nature, the source of this beauteous life. Or something like that. In modern lang I guess that reduces to "fits and starts," sometimes smooth as silk, other times with stutters (and farts). If baby be good and all else fine then seek your pediatrician's wise wisdom at next visit's time. Chill. ...Read more
Generally speaking..: A baby, full term and healthy, will double their birth weight in 5-6 months. ...Read more
Depends: Premature infants are LBW (low birth weight). So are some other gestational age infants that did not achieve full growth potential. Depending on the severity of growth restriction (called SGA-small for gestational age), they may have no, small, or moderate learning disabilities. Depending on the severity of premature complications-they may have psychomotor, cognitive, or learning disabilities. ...Read more
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