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Far Along 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
Anytime: This can occur at any time. Let your OB/GYN know when you have concerns. ...Read more
Baby drop: Babies dropping — or engaging — when the head drops into the pelvis in preparation for birth/labor — first time pregnancy — as early as 36 weeks. All babies will "drop": as labor starts since the baby's head is one of the things that causes the cervix to dilate and efface (thin out). ...Read more
Yes: Most Planned Parenthood clinics are full-service women's care clinics that provide full obstetric and gynecologic outpatient care. So, yes, they can tell you that. ...Read more
Depends on the test: Most commercial home pregnancy tests turn positive when the level of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is above 15-25 depending on the manufacturer. It's best to read the paperwork with the test and it will usually say how many days. In general most turn positive around 2 1/2 weeks after conception, some earlier and some later. ...Read more
How far along in pregnancy does cholestasis or pregnancy start? And what is cholestasis of pregnancy?
Cholestasis: Cholestasis of pregnancy is a condition in which the normal flow of bile in the gallbladder is affected by the high amounts of pregnancy hormones. Cholestasis is more common in the last trimester of pregnancy when hormones are at their peak, but it usually goes away within a few days after delivery. ...Read more
How far along in pregnancy do u think I would be if I missed a period last year in june but had a very light one july?
You'd be a mother: That would be eight to nine months. You would be a mother or close to it. ...Read more
I'm confused, so when ultrasound determines how far along in pregnancy a woman is, does it tell how old is the baby instead of how long since lmp?
LMP plus 2 wks: An ultrasound measures the size of the baby, of course. The report is given as 'menstrual weeks', which adds 2 wks to the length of time the baby has been developing. A full term pregnancy is considered to be 40 weeks, but the baby is actually developing for 38 wks. Hope that helps. ...Read more
How does low progestrone cause miscarriage (in brief)? How far along in pregnancy does this kind of MC usually happen? Pls no website links. Thank you
Progesterone: Low progesterone, also referred to a luteal phase defect is most likely to produce a first trimester miscarriage. Most often 5 1/2-8 weeks, though your LMP based gestational age may say you're further along when it is discovered as it may take a week or two to get symptoms. The placenta takes over progesterone production around 12 weeks, which is why this is a first trimester issue ...Read more
11-12 weeks: With the aid of an ultrasound machine, the heartbeat can be heard as soon as it is detected. With a hand held doppler it can be between 11-12 weeks, a little sooner for very thin women, a little later for obese women. ...Read more
6 to 7 weeks: Artemis ob/gyn (908)obgyn-nj.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had intercourse on 9 of april last period on the 26 of march how far along in pregnancy would i be? This is my first time experience, please help me
Pregnancy: First, do a pregnancy test. If it is negative your not pregnant. If your last period began march 26, you probably ovulated on about april 9. You could be about 10 days pregnant (if you are a home pregnancy test will show it). However, pregnancies are dated from the beginning of your last period. Thus, you would be considered 3 1/2 weeks by now. ...Read more
How far along in pregnancy should you get Rhogam shot for Rh neg. Mothers. I had a mc and I had to get the shot could the blood type cause the mc.
Rhogam is for RH neg: For Rh-negative preg women, RhoGAM is usually not administered until their 28th week of pregnancy, and then again within 72 hours after delivery. It is also extremely important for Rh-negative women to receive this injection after any miscarriage or abortion in order to avoid future pregnancy complications. Blood type does not cause miscarriages. Miscarriages occur naturally 20% of the time. ...Read more
I read that spotting means an egg is implanting in uterine wall. How far along in pregnancy can you be if you are having this spotting?
How far along in pregnancy does a rh- mother get rhogam shot? What are some tips for ttc after mc?
RhoGam vs Godzilla: When Rh-neg blood may be exposed to Rh-pos blood, commonly during pregnancy and blood transfusions. For a first pregnancy, not until the 28th week of pregnancy and again within 72 hours after delivery. For every subsequent pregnancy it will need to be administered at regularly, especially during the second half of the pregnancy.Also, after any miscarriage or abortion in order to avoid future problems ...Read more
How far along in pregnancy do your uterus gets enlarged and is that when you can feel it above yor pubic bone.
12 weeks: The uterus starts enlarging slightly as soon as you are pregnant, it mostly is above the pubic bone at the 12th week. ...Read more
Doctor: See an OBGYN for an exam and an ultrasound ...Read more
Varies quite a bit: Some women start dilating early, especially if they have been pregnant before. Most women are not more than 1-2 cms by 36 weeks or a month before the due date. ...Read more
Depends: 18-20 weeks but sometimes earlier with additional pregnancies. Varies a lot between patients though. ...Read more
8-9 weeks gestation: Now blood tests are available that can determine paternity as early as the eighth or ninth week of pregnancy, without an invasive procedure. The potential fathers must also be willing to have blood drawn. Google "paternity testing prior to birth" and you can find a lab that will do this for you. Best wishes! ...Read more
Conception: Conception calculators are all over the web. You have all the tools you need on the internet. Here is a good place to start: http://www.babymed.com/conception-calculator ...Read more