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Fem Dophilus Safe During Pregnancy
With fibrous dysplasia in my left femur and left pelvic bone would I need to get a csection during pregnancy instead of having vaginal birth?
Depends: Depending on the extent of involvement and type of limitation. ...Read more
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
Is it more accurate to date pregnancy by early ultrasound or by the measurements of head circumference, abdomen and femur at 31 weeks ?
Earliest best : The earliest ultrasound is the most accurate for gestational dating ...Read more
Dr. says my femur knob and pelvic joint is "loosening" on right leg d/t pregnancy. The pain is so bad I can barely move my leg or walk. What can I do?
Seek Medical attenti: Your OB/Gyn doctor can examine you and guide you further. otherwise seek Orthopedic consultation to assess your pelvic bones and joints. It is essential that you remain active and move around. otherwise your bones will get weaker even more and you risk development of blood clots in your legs...so you must walk around(use a support/stick or cane to give you extra support, if needed). ...Read more
Yes: It's basically just sugar and aspartame (nutrasweet). As long as you don't have phenyketonuria, you can take it. I am not a fan of aspartame anytime, and i think it's especially important to avoid as many artificial chemicals during pregnancy as possible, so i wouldn't recommend nauzene. There are other nausea treatments that i'd use first (try ginger tea). ...Read more
Prospan is a dried: Ivy leaf extract in syrup form that is used to treat bronchial inflammation ; cough. It is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.” don't recommend use. ...Read more
Yes: By Brinjal, do you mean Eggplant? Only in the Indian cultures Brinjal is suggested to be avoided during pregnancy (Ayurveda) A normal eggplant has lots of vitamin A, dietary fiber iron. These are essential nutrients that are needed during pregnancy. It is believed that eggplants contain large amounts of phytohormones that may cause contractions so use your judgement. Moderation is key. ...Read more
Wouldn't do it.: Airborne is a cocktail of vitamins and minerals which is supposed to boost the immune system when a common cold is suspected. It contains vitamin a, which in excess may cause birth defects. Also, there is no evidence that airborne is effective at all and you should not waste your money. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: Shark is one of the types of fish that has the highest mercury content, and the EPA advises pregnant women to avoid Shark along with Swordfish, King Mackerel, and Tilefish. Websites from the EPA and HHS can give you more information about the safety of fish in pregnancy, as can your obstetrician. ...Read more
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