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Do they still give enemas to women in labor?

Do they still give enemas to women in labor?

No Enemas: Routine enemas for women in labor stopped sometime in the late 1970s. If you are constipated and going into labor, you can request an enema at the hospital. ...Read more

Enema (Definition)

An enema is the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels[ principly the colon/ large ...Read more


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Giving induce labor at 39wks to poor weight gain woman what are the risk?

Depends: Labor induction depends alot on the exact situation. If your doctor felt that the risks of continuing the pregnancy outweigh the risks of induction then an induction is the way to go. In general inductions lead to longer labors with higher c section risks. That depends on the starting cervical dilation though. Again if there is a complication then for baby's safety induction is often needed. ...Read more

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What happens to pregnant women who go into labor but don't got insurance? Can they still get the epidural? How much is the epidural?

What happens to pregnant women who go into labor but don't got insurance? Can they still get the epidural? How much is the epidural?

Insurance: You should discuss this with your doctor or the hospital where you plan on delivering the baby. They can sometimes set up a payment plan and would be better able to answer your question. ...Read more

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To a female doctor: my bf has to have a colonoscopy and was told to have a 2 quart enema and asked me to give it to him, what do I need and how do I give it to him

To a female doctor: my bf has to have a colonoscopy and was told to have a 2 quart enema and asked me to give it to him, what do I need and how do I give it to him

Colonoscopy: I'm sorry, but this question is too complex to be answered on this forum. There are many enema products available. Please ask your boyfriend's physician or nursing staff for specific directions. ...Read more

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How does stress impact a woman's ability to go into labor and give birth?

How does stress impact a woman's ability to go into labor and give birth?

Frankly: giving birth can be stressful. I don't think that stress is going to prevent a delivery. ...Read more

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What do I do about painful vaginal scar tissue from labor? 11 months ago and still can't have sex. Please give me some advice or home remedies! thanks

What do I do about painful vaginal scar tissue from labor? 11 months ago and still can't have sex. Please give me some advice or home remedies! thanks

Dyspareunia: Up to 1/5 of women will have painful intercourse a year after delivery, breastfeeding lowers estrogen levels which may cause some vaginal atrophy. Use of vaginal lubricants and vaginal moisture replenishers can help. If there is a specific area that is more painful get an exam by your doctor to see what is causing the pain. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman with dextrocardia situs inversus with no atrial wall to still have an uncomplicated pregnancy & labor?

Is it possible for a woman with dextrocardia situs inversus with no atrial wall to still have an uncomplicated pregnancy & labor?

MFM consult: You should have a consultation with an obgyn or mfm doc before you conceive if possible. They can review details in your medical history and see if there are risk factors for pregnancy complication. You may need an echocardiogram to assess heart function. ...Read more

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Can a woman with dextrocardia situs inversus with no atrial wall still have uncomplicated pregnancy/labor/delivery/postpartum course?

Can a woman with dextrocardia situs inversus with no atrial wall still have uncomplicated pregnancy/labor/delivery/postpartum course?

Probably: Dextrocardia and situs inversus will not cause any issues, although things may be backwards. However, I am not sure what you mean by no atrial wall. This could be a serious abnormality. The heart needs 4 chambers (rooms) separated by the right doors (valves or pregnancy could have some difficulties. Please provide more information. ...Read more

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