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Endometriosis Affect Pregnancy
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
YES!: Endometriosis affects many aspects of fertility. In many women endometriosis causes ovarian cysts, causes damage to fallopian tubes, causes inflammation of the uterus, and may decrease the ability of the sperm to get inside the egg (fertilization). Even with fertility treatments women with endometriosis have lower pregnancy rates so it is something to see a fertility specialist about sooner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It normally doesn't: Endometriosis can cause problems with getting pregnant due to scarring that can affect the tubes or involve the ovaries so that the egg and sperm can't meet. It can increase your risk of a tubal pregnancy since it is harder for the fertilized egg to move down to the uterus. There are also chemical changes that can do both those things.Once you are pregnant, endometriosis is inactivated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Fibroids may affect conception/pregnancy if they are a size or location that block your fallopian tubes or interfere with sperm travel from your cervix to your fallopian tubes. Submucosal fibroids may prevent implantation and growth of an embryo, so doctors may recommend removing them if you are having trouble getting pregnant. More info: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/uterine-fibroids/ds00078. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Pcos usually makes you relatively or totally infertile. If you have been able to become pregnant, generally you will do ok, but your incidence of miscarriage is slightly higher than if you didn't have pcos. Follow-up carefully with your ob! ...Read more
Yes: The fetus will eventually make it's own insulin & control its glucose levels but if mother is poorly controlled her high sugar levels cause problems. Every tissue & organ within baby can end up overgrown & some will develop birth defects. Tight control of blood sugar levels reduce the risk. Babies excess insulin can cause low sugars at birth requiring IV glucose for extended periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There can be many: Some can affect you and some can affect the fetus. For example if you have beta strep bacteria in the vagina and don't know it, you may not have any symptoms , but it could possilly make the baby very sick when it is born. That is why all pg women get tested for beta strep toward the end of their pg , because if it is + , the mother gets antibiotics so the baby hoepfully will not get it. ...Read more
Yes!: These procedures should only be performed for women who are done having kids or are sure they don't want kids in the future. Uterine fibroid embolization (ufe) and uterine artery embolization (uae) block off blood vessels that supply fibroids - fibroids shrink but don't go away 100%. Some of the vessel-blocking material reduces blood flow to your ovaries, lowering egg supply (ovarian reserve). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can taking progesterone during pregnancy affect the developing fetus negatively? Do pregnant women sometimes use progesterone or progestin?
Does ovarian cyst prevent pregnancy? Also what causes skipped monthly cycles other then pregnancy? As well, does abortions cause ovarian cyst?
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