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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
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
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?
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'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
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