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Dizziness In Pregnancy 3rd Trimester
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
Pregnancy diet: Maintaining an appropriate weight during pregnancy is very important. Find your target weight in this link: http://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy-weight-gain-estimator. During pregnancy, you really don't need to eat for two. Only about 200-300 extra calories are needed during the last months of pregnancy. Women should eat a healthy diet during pregnancy. Plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grain ...Read more
This is dexamethasone, a corticosteroid which could be dangerous to a developing fetus, as well as the mother.
Don't take it. ...Read more
Is it normal to loose weight in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy? I've lost 4lbs I was 148 now I'm 144
What to do if I didn't have morning sickness my entire pregnancy, now I'm nearing my 3rd trimester and sick almost everyday?
Try reflux med: Sometimes nausea and vomiting in third trimester is from reflux (heartburn). Try avoiding spicy foods, sleep propped up or try TUMS (calcium carbonate). Digestion also slows and sometimes causes nausea. If you are unable to keep fluids down, you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO!: Do not use afrin or any other nasal decongestant (claritin-d, allegra-d) throughout pregnancy, as it can cause unsafe spikes in your blood pressure, stroke, placental abruption, or even fetal loss! plain oral antihistamines (not -d), nasal saline spray may be used instead, as may nasal steroids with medical supervision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unfortunately: Although such tests have been described, they have not been broadly developed because of the resistance against vitamin therapy or prevention. For example, a test called red cell transketolase would show whether you have deficiency of vitamin B1 but I do not know of a laboratory that does this test ...Read more
Sleeping on ur back or right side increase chances of still birth in pregnancy is this true ? I slept on my back I'm in 3rd trimester I'm so scared
Sleeping position : Sleeping position has no effect or relationship to to increased incidence of still birth. So please relax, but you can also your obstitrician during your next checkup. Good luck. ...Read more
Pregnancy 3rd trimester completes on 9 june I have increased blood flow in placenta on ultrasound what does it indicate ? Is it fine or not ?
Should be fine: Excellent blood flow to the placenta generally means your baby is being well nourished. Unless this is accompanied by other issues it is doubtful that this has negative connotations, but the best person to discuss this with would be the obstetrician who did or ordered the ultrasound. Have a great baby. ...Read more