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Does A Baby Move Less Closer To The Due Date
Should not change: This always confuses patients. The baby may be more restricted towards the end so you may not feel those brisk kicks and stabs but you should be "aware" of your baby the same amount. Little wiggles and rolls, slight shifting of position by baby..These all count as baby movement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Growth : Depending on date sand usg dating.Get a more detailed answer ›
Last cycle 1/1,due date 10/8. 1st ultrasound at 7wks. Due date moved back to 10/13 bcuz baby size. Possible reasons why?
Hi I am on my due date today and my belly is hard and baby has not moved at all today what shud I do?
Pregnancy: If you have not felt your baby move at all you need to call your obstetrician right away. Take care! ...Read more
Going past the due date means baby is less active or any other probkem?What trigers the labor?What could be reasons for pasr due?
Due date: First you must realize that your given due date is only a guess. If your cycles were regular, or if you had a very early scan, your due date might be off by 3-4 days. Most baby's deliver between 39-41 weeks. If you go beyond 41 weeks the baby's health needs to monitored closely. Going beyond 42 weeks is not advisable. We don't know what the actual trigger for labor is yet. ...Read more
Little higher: It actually used to be closer to 10%, but with more scheduled inductions and C-sections at around 39 weeks, the actual number has dropped below that 10%. I doubt it has dropped as low as 4% though. I certainly have not seen a number that low yet, but I'm sure it's headed that way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Healthy babies are generally born within 1-2 weeks before and up to a week after their due date. The "due date" is more a reference point than anything else. The farther away they are from the due date the more of certain risks are present.A kid born 10 weeks early has risks of prematurity, a kid born 2 weeks or more late has a placenta that is wearing out and has higher risk of stillbirth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes,but: You don't want baby to come that early.If you think you are having signs of early labor you need to contact your OB and discuss it. Babies at 36 wks have a significant risk of premature lung disease that declines every additional day you stay pregnant. Early recognition of premature labor allows the OB a chance to stop it with meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be no > wk: If your due date is a firm one, based on good dates &/or confirmed by ultrasound, most ob's will try to induce u if you go much over 1 wk. The umbilical cord/placenta begins to wear out & may not supply baby well during a labor. Teats of fetal well being are often done to monitor this. Have a frank discussion with your OB and get an idea about your unique needs & the options ahead. ...Read more
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