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Doctor insights on: Does Hard Work Affect Pregnancy

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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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How hard I should feel baby moves at 20th week of pregnancy? Because i don't feel that much moves i mean i feel smthng but not like wow.Is it normal?

How hard I should feel baby moves at 20th week of  pregnancy? Because i don't feel that much moves i mean i feel smthng but not like wow.Is it normal?

Any movement is good: One of my daughters did handsprings. The other was a "happy lump". However both were moving. Oddly it's their postnatal personalities too, but don't read into that. It's fine if they aren't making your belly bulge out. If you feel some movement, that's what's important. So enjoy, and be glad you're not in pain. You should also have your 20 week ultrasound coming up, which should reassure you. ...Read more

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Do some pregnancy test don't work?

Do some pregnancy test don't work?

Rare: The currently available pregnancy tests are accurate over 98% of the time. It is uncommon for one to be wrong. ...Read more

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What healthy food could I eat during my pregnancy so I won't gain much weight? Could I work out even though I am one month?

What healthy food could I eat during my pregnancy so I won't gain much weight? Could I work out even though I am one month?

Many options: Be sure to eat a well balanced, nutritious diet containing lean protein, fruits, and vegetables. Avoid raw or undercooked food, as well as soft cheeses as they could contain bacteria that might harm the fetus. You can also take prenatal vitamins to supplement. Light, non-strenuous exercise is okay too, as long as you used to exercise before you became pregnant. ...Read more

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How does insurance work for pregnancy ?

How does insurance work for pregnancy ?

Same as anything....: If you have insurance coverage, they should pay for doctor visits, hospital delivery, aftercare, etc. You just need to call your insurance company and ask them what the specific benefits are. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to detect a pregnancy?

Why is it so hard to detect a pregnancy?

Pregnancy detection: A few days after conception, the fertilized egg attaches itself to wall of the uterus. This can cause one of the earliest signs of pregnancy spotting and, sometimes, cramping.That's called implantation bleeding. It occurs anywhere from six to 12 days after the egg is fertilized. If you miss your period, buy a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. Pregnancy should not be hard to diagnose. ...Read more

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Can I do hard cardio first week of pregnancy?

Can I do hard cardio first week of pregnancy?

Yes: yes, unless you have risk factors which your primary care doctor or your obstetrician should discuss with you. They healthy woman can continue to exercise to her whole pregnancy as long as she uses common sense. Enjoy yourself, and stay healthy. ...Read more

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How late is it advised to work into your pregnancy?

That depends on: Specifics for your pregnancy (; possibly type of work). I worked up to birth on my pregnancies with doctor blessing and felt fine. ...Read more

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Does it hurt a woman to really work during pregnancy?

Does it hurt a woman to really work during pregnancy?

Not usually: There are a number of physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy. Pregnancy is not an illness, however. Most women can continue working safely although certain modifications may be necessary due to physical changes that occur. There are certain chemicals you want to avoid exposure to. As pregnancy progresses, women will experience more discomfort and may need to limit their activity. ...Read more

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When will i get pregnancy symptoms that affect my work?

When will i get pregnancy symptoms that affect my work?

May or May Not: You may or may not experience pregnancy symptoms that will impact your ability to work. The major issue would be if you developed a pregnancy complication. I worked until the day i delivered for all of my pregnancies, but every woman and every pregnancy is different. Take care. ...Read more

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Should I work 15 hrs per week or even less during pregnancy?

Work and pregnancy: Depends on your health and the type of work you do. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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If they are allowed to work during pregnancy, how long should you do it?

If they are allowed to work during pregnancy, how long should you do it?

That depends: You can work as long as you are comfortable doing so. Some will work until they go into labor! of course, there are certain pregnancy complications that may prevent you from working. If you have a physically demanding job, you may also need to quit earlier. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to lose the extra weight i gained from pregnancy?

Consistency: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Take care. ...Read more

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I work at whataburger & eat it all the time & i have an early pregnancy is that bad ? (Burger & fries)

I work at whataburger & eat it all the time & i have an early pregnancy is that bad ? (Burger & fries)

Pregnancy: That type of diet is not should good for a young pregnant woman I would suggest that you eat A well balanced diet during the course of your pregnancy ...Read more

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I just found out that I am 3 was pregnant and a wave on the beach tumbled me today pretty hard. Can I loose the pregnancy after being tumbled?

I just found out that I am 3 was pregnant and a wave on the beach tumbled me today pretty hard. Can I loose the pregnancy after being tumbled?

Yes, but unrelated.: It is not uncommon for a woman to have a miscarriage at least once during her reproductive years, which means it is normal for some pregnancies to not make it to term. I wouldn't worry too much. Being tumbled in a wave on the beach shouldn't have any effect on whether a miscarriage happens or not. ...Read more

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Lab work okay during pregnancy?

Lab work okay during pregnancy?

Sure it's OK: Yes it is ok, especially if it is only taking blood sample from your arm. Most lab works are ok if you're pregnant, but telling the lab officer that you are pregnant will be great! ...Read more