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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Hi doc, what's the best thing to do to cut pregnancy?

Hi doc, what's the best thing to do to cut pregnancy?

Avoid the cause: Avoidance of sex is the absolute way to avoid or cut pregnancy but if that is not an option, then some form of birth control such as pill. IUD, depo progesterone or if want permanent solution then tubal ligation. However some of these options may not line up with your religious beliefs. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do doctors know that women stop ovulating during pregnancy?

How do doctors know that women stop ovulating during pregnancy?

Good question: but tough to give a short answer in plain English. Basically high levels of any of 3 hormones: estradiol. progesterone, and prolactin will STOP ovulations in non-pregnant women (by disrupting pulses of GnRH and preventing LH surge.) In pregnant women these 3 are all very high. ...Read more

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How do I find a good doctor who specializes in problem pregnancies?

How do I find a good doctor who specializes in problem pregnancies?

MFM specialist: A complicated pregnancy is treated by a maternal-fetal medicine (mfm) specialist. They are listed through the hospital where you will deliver. ...Read more

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If you go to the doctors to early for a pregnancy test can it be wrong?

If you go to the doctors to early for a pregnancy test can it be wrong?

Just retest: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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When during pregnancy can doctors first detect that your baby has down syndrome?

When during pregnancy can doctors first detect that your baby has down syndrome?

Trisomy 21: Down syndrome can be detected 2 different ways during pregnancy. At 11-13 weeks, doctors can do a cvs test and at 16-20 weeks, a doctor can do an amniocentesis. You should speak to your OB if you have any concerns. Be well! ...Read more