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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

Take preg test: to be sure, you are not pregnant. Assuming you are not breast feeding, after delivery it can take a few months for your cycles to become regular again. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection for the first time, i heard this could be a sign of early pregnancy?

I had a yeast infection for the first time, i heard this could be a sign of early pregnancy?

Not really: While you can get yeast infections in pregnancy, you can get them just as easily when you aren't pregnant as well. Actually persistent yeast infections can be seen in diabetics and people using corticosteroids. I tend to see more yeast infections in mid summer and mid winter. ...Read more

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Having pregnancy type symptoms but not pregnant having periods every month sometimes early or a day late or on time but they are quite light?

Having pregnancy type symptoms but not pregnant having periods every month sometimes early or a day late or on time but they are quite light?

Periods: Skipping a period is not unusual. Other irregularities like the length of the cycle or the day of the month are also common. Few women are absolutely "regular." If you are having periods it is highly unlikely you are pregnant. For your own peace of mind a home pregnancy test should settle the issue. ...Read more

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First pregnancy I was so sick. This time I only have back pain. Very early on 2-4 weeks. I'm so worried and nervous. Should I keep taking tests?

First pregnancy I was so sick. This time I only have back pain. Very early on 2-4 weeks. I'm so worried and nervous. Should I keep taking tests?

No: Repeated urine pregnancy tests aren't that helpful. If you are worried, you may want to pay a visit to your Ob. Blood pregnancy tests are helpful in early pregnancy. An ultrasound around 7 weeks can also be very reassuring. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I'm in early pregnancy and just threw up for the first time. When i throw up, does it hurt the baby or the pregnancy? Is there anything I should do?

I'm in early pregnancy and just threw up for the first time. When i throw up, does it hurt the baby or the pregnancy? Is there anything I should do?

No harm: Keep sipping fluids in small amounts. The main risk from vomiting is getting dehydrated. So, if you can keep sipping, then you and your baby should be fine. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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