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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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What to do if I have signs of pregnant, first pregnant test was faint, second was negative. could I be pregnant?

What to do if I have signs of pregnant, first pregnant test was faint, second was negative. could I be pregnant?

Blood test: When there is a discrepancy between two home urine tests then it may become necessary to do a blood BHCG test to determine which urine test is correct. ...Read more

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Do you feel dizzy when first pregnant?

Do you feel dizzy when first pregnant?

Many women do: Dizzyness or lightheadedness is quite common during pregnancy. Early in pregnancy, because many women experience nausea whichs limits oral intake, the dizzyness may be a bit worse due to the tendency to be dehydrated. When you feel dizzy, you should sit down or lie down until it passes. Keeping yourself well hydrated will help minimize these episodes. ...Read more

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How does stomach feel when first pregnant?

How does stomach feel when first pregnant?

You are: Likely to feel no different in early pregnancy but mild cramping, passing gas, nausea ; vomiting could occur. ...Read more

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Second child or no ? Needing medical opinions. First pregnant @ 22yo , pre e at 18wks , emerg c sec at 26 weeks for hellp. To much of a risk to try again ?

Second child or no ? Needing medical opinions. First pregnant @ 22yo , pre e at 18wks , emerg c sec at 26 weeks for hellp. To much of a risk to try again ?

There is risk, but..: The biggest risk for getting pre-eclampsia is having had it before. Age , weight and hypertension are also risks. Hellp (as you know), can be very dangerous, and your case occurred quite early. Prior to conception, consult a maternal fetal medicine specialist. Also, make sure you are in the best physical condition possible before pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does it hurt your tummy where the baby is when you are like first pregnant the first month when you workout?

Does it hurt your tummy where the baby is when you are like first pregnant the first month when you workout?

Pregnancy pains: In the first three months, the embryo is tiny. Your pelvis shouldn't hurt. There is pain later on due to a hormone called relaxin ...Read more

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Whats the difference in breats swelling when you're about to get your period versus when your first pregnant?

Whats the difference in breats swelling when you're about to get your period versus when your first pregnant?

More with pregnancy: Breast changes because of hormonal changes in anticipation of possible pregnancy. If no pregnancy, then it goes back to normal until the next cycle. If pregnancy occurs, the changes continue and as pregnancy progresses with higher and higher of hormones causing the changes to increase and persist in preparation for breastfeeding etc.. So, the changes are same, just more with pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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