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If you have a miscarriage in ur 2nd trimester how big is the baby when it falls out of you?

If you have a miscarriage in ur 2nd trimester how big is the baby when it falls out of you?

Any size: The size will vary depending on how much development occurred.You can carry a "non-viable" or dead fetus for a while. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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Can I travel in the second trimester?

Can I travel in the second trimester?

Ask you doc: If no problems my pts can travelup till 32 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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What can I expect during my second trimester?

What can I expect during my second trimester?

Feel great: Second trimester is the best part of pregnancy. You may start looking pregnant with a little bubble and you will probably feel energetic and well. Most nausea and misery improves at second trimester. ...Read more

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Why I still feel nauseated during second trimester?

Why I still feel nauseated during second trimester?

Sensitivity to HCG: Sensitivity to HCG varies from woman to woman. Some women never experience morning sickness while others deal with it through out the entire pregnancy. The level is lower after the first trimester but there is still HCG present. Hope this helps. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more

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Is there any way to have a abortion in the second trimester from home?

Is there any way to have a abortion in the second trimester from home?

No: This is a complex medical procedure that should be performed in the setting of a healthcare facility. ...Read more

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Fever @ 2nd trimester?

Fever @ 2nd trimester?

Need more info: I wish it were so easy. Get back with the temp, duration and any other symptoms. (back pain, cough, burning with urination etc). ...Read more

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Is brown discharge during second trimester normal?

Is brown discharge during second trimester normal?

No: But it is not necessarily serious. You should be checked. ...Read more

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Can a short luteal phase cause a second trimester loss?

Can a short luteal phase cause a second trimester loss?

No: A short luteal phase only impacts early implantation and early pregnancy. The placenta takes over the Progesterone production around seven to eight weeks of gestation. So a second trimester loss is not related to a short luteal phase. ...Read more

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Is rough sex and foreplay safe in the second trimester?

Is rough sex and foreplay safe in the second trimester?

Sex and pregnancy: I will leave it to you to define what you mean by rough sex. But, if you are not on any kind of watch for pregnancy complications then it will most likely be fine. But, your OB will know better than us who do not have your history in front of us. ...Read more

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How log does it take to feel baby movement in my second trimester?

How log does it take to feel baby movement in my second trimester?

Quickening: Pregnant mothers usually start feeling fetal movement from 16 to 22 weeks.
The fetal movement however is noticed via ultrasound usually at 7 to 8 weeks.
Pregnant mothers who have had previous pregnancy tend to feel the initial movement much earlier than first time mothers. ...Read more

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Is it normal for constipation to ease up when second trimester starts?

Is it normal for constipation to ease up when second trimester starts?

Hopefully: The second trimester is often called the honeymoon period of your pregnancy. Most symptoms improve, including nausea fatigue and even constipation. Not everyone sees those improvements right away though. There are many treatments for constipation in the meantime. Prune juice is great to start with. Have you tried an over-the-counter stool softener? Also MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) works well for some people. ...Read more

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I took one percocet during my second trimester will my baby have defects?

I took one percocet during my second trimester will my baby have defects?

Should not be a pbm: Percocet is considered a category c drug, meaning animal studies may show problems with fetal development but human studies to date have not. It is unlikely that a single dose or several would have a significant effect on baby during the second trimester. ...Read more

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If I have a fever in the second trimester, does that put the baby at risk?

If I have a fever in the second trimester, does that put the baby at risk?

Why the fever?: Depends what the fever is from. Most common infections that cause fevers do not hurt your baby. There are some, though, that can - rubella, for example. ...Read more

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What can I eat / take / do to help me get more energy during the second trimester?

What can I eat / take / do to help me get more energy during the second trimester?

Eat healthy: Make sure you are taking your vitamins, and make sure your hb is normal as it can drop during preg and u may need additional iron and i assume they have checked your thyroid as I do in all my pts at their 1st visit, because hypothyroid can cause decreased energy and make sure u are sleeping as well as possible. ...Read more

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20mg adderal exposer to fetus through 2nd trimester - what would would baby's risk be?

20mg adderal exposer to fetus through 2nd trimester - what would would baby's risk be?

FDA class C drugs, : amphetamines (AMPH's) have known fetal risks in animal studies. It's best for a woman of child-bearing age on AMPH to discuss her individual benefits vs.risks with her OB/GYN's & psychiatrists before conception. AMPH's constrict blood vessels; reduced blood flow across the placenta can affect fetal growth, mostly weight gain at therapeutic doses, & ^ risk of prematurity. Discuss with your OB. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I am not feeling consistent movement late in the 2nd trimester?

No: Most patients will generally feel 5 movements per hour when they concentrate and do "kick counts." this is true for most patients after 28 weeks. Before 28 weeks different people feel different things. ...Read more

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I'm in my second trimester, and I'm having cramps. I was just wondering if it was normal.

Prego and cramps: This is not normal. You should report this to your doctor and ask if you need an examination. ...Read more

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Why do they change your due date nin the second trimester if early ultrasounds are accurate?

Why do they change your due date nin the second trimester if early ultrasounds are accurate?

Being Pregnant: In reality this is not common or normal. Thus most of us here would defer to your OB to explain this. You are correct. The early ultrasounds are usually the most accurate for dating. There must be a reason and i would direct you to your OB to confirm why this was done in your situation. ...Read more

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2nd trimester, can't keep any food or drinks down for 4-5days, also very tired, having headaches also what do I do?

2nd trimester, can't keep any food or drinks down for 4-5days, also very tired, having headaches also what do I do?

Call OB: You are sick. Your baby is at risk. It has been days since you had food and nourishment. Please sign off of the internet and page your doctor now! ...Read more

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Is it ok to use temperature controlled jacuzzi when in second trimester if we maintain temperature below 100 f.( not regular use)?

Is it ok to use temperature controlled jacuzzi when in second trimester if we maintain temperature below 100 f.( not regular use)?

Yes: This should be safe but even so prolonged use may not be wise. If you were to get overheated, even though you could quickly cool down it is not nearly so easy for the baby to cool down. Sustained elevated body temperatures have been associated with damage to the fetus. ...Read more

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Is afrin (oxymetazoline) safe to use in the second trimester? I've used it atleast twice a day for the last two weeks? Is the baby ok?

Is afrin (oxymetazoline) safe to use in the second trimester? I've used it atleast twice a day for the last two weeks?  Is the baby ok?

Don't overuse it: Pregnancy causes congestion from swelling of the nasal membranes. Afrin shrinks the lining but should only be used for a couple of days; any longer causes severe "rebound" congestion. It is also a vasoconstrictor (tightens blood vessels), and while the risk is low, it may affect blood flow to your baby. Check with your doctor for safer and better options to treat your congestion. ...Read more

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I'm freaking out now! my first trimester due date was 6/23/13 now i'm in second trimester and it changed to 6/20/13, which one is more accurate?

I'm freaking out now! my first trimester due date was 6/23/13 now i'm in second trimester and it changed to 6/20/13, which one is more accurate?

First trimester: First trimester dating is more accurate than second trimester dating. The estimated dates of june 20, june 21, june 22, or june 23 are about the same in real life, because real life is never exact. ...Read more

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Cramps during second trimester of pregancy?

Cramps during second trimester of pregancy?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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Why is my stool black in my second trimester?

Why is my stool black in my second trimester?

If you are taking : Iron supplements or pepto bismal that could be the reason. If stools are sticky. Black and have a terrible odor- that could represent
gi bleeding. ...Read more

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When does the second trimester end?

26.5 weeks: See answer to when does 1st trimester end and do the math. ...Read more