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How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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How do I have a healthy pregnancy?

How do I have a healthy pregnancy?

Prenatal care: This is a avery complex question beyond the scope of a simple answer. The first step is to find an Obgyn in whom you trust who can assess your unique individual pregnancy and health and design a prenatal care program that will optimize the chances of successful outcome for you and the baby ...Read more

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How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

Good question: First make sure you are healthy enough to become pregnant, secondly have a strong loving relationship with the person you are having intercourse with. Are you in a position to offer a suitable home life for the baby? If all answers are yes then choose a board certified OB/GYN physician. Always keep in mind you should have a well balanced diet & absolutely no smoking or drugs. Good luck. ...Read more

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What factors make up a healthy pregnancy?

What factors make up a healthy pregnancy?

Some factors: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

Healthy pregnancy: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

Do what you love.: Body: move your body in ways that you love. Dancing, swimming, aerobics, weight training, tai chi, cycling, yoga, walking, gardening, belly dancing...
Mind: begin your day with a meditative practice. Prayer and meditation, journaling, yoga.
Spirit: be sure you have healed your emotional wounds from childhood and beyond. Get outside help if needed. Pregnancy can bring up unfinished business. ...Read more

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How can I know that I'm having a healthy pregnancy?

How can I know that I'm having a healthy pregnancy?

Regular Prenatal: Visits are important. " What to Expect when you are Expecting" can provide important timelines as well as educating about what is normal and what is not. ...Read more

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I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

See your doctor: After 3 miscarriages, you should see your doc for an evaluation for recurrent miscarriage. The good news is that you still have an excellent chance for pregnancy success even with no additional measures. ...Read more

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What measures I have to take to have healthy pregnancy?

What measures I have to take to have healthy pregnancy?

Talk to your partner: Typically, men do not get pregnant. I'm glad you're worried about your partner's health during pregnancy. Be supportive of her following all of her doctor's recommendations. ...Read more

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How can I help my pregnant wife have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I help my pregnant wife have a healthy pregnancy?

Support: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there any way to ensure a healthy pregnancy in the near future?

Is there any way to ensure a healthy pregnancy in the near future?

Improve odds: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I go about getting healthier so that I can have a healthy pregnancy?

Health: Routine examinations with an OB is necessary to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. Based on your examination and testing he/she will be able to guide you on any necessary treatments and advise you on proper diet and exercise. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with glonemeruphritis can istill have a healthy pregnancy andbaby?

Maybe: There are many forms of glomerulonephritis, with varying levels of effect on your kidneys. Have your nephrologist talk to you and a perinatologist about when your disease will be well controlled enough to conceive. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant with my 3rd baby, have had two healthy pregnancy, changes of misscarrying this time round, I'm 5 weeks?

I'm pregnant with my 3rd baby, have had two healthy pregnancy, changes of misscarrying this time round, I'm 5 weeks?

Pregnancy: If you have not had problems with your previous pregnancies and your medical condition has not changed (assuming you are generally healthy), the risk of miscarriage with your 3rd pregnancy is low. ...Read more

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7 months preg. I don't want to take nutrition tablets. Instead what foods should I take for healthy pregnancy and delivery?

7 months preg. I don't want to take nutrition tablets. Instead what foods should I take for healthy pregnancy and delivery?

Iron, folic acid: Foods that are high in folic acid, iron, and calcium to start are good. NUTS have great minerals. Focus on fruits, vegetables and vary them. I like to say eat your colors of the rainbow. Think broad. Great resources include the CDC and mypyramid. Gov for basic food nutrition. Good luck and rest up! ...Read more

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Hi I have a question, I'm wanting a healthy pregnancy, how can I do that? What can I eat? Do? I have 5 weeks and 5 days.

Hi I have a question, I'm wanting a healthy pregnancy, how can I do that? What can I eat? Do? I have 5 weeks and 5 days.

Healthy pregnancy: There are no guarantees. Get to or maintain a healthy weight before hand. Take a multivitamin with folate (folic acid).Don't smoke drink or take drugs. Get underlying health problems under control. Eat fruits and vegetables. Regular physical activity. Get a check-up with a doctor and discuss the medicines you take now. Be mentally prepared, be 100% dedicated, and have your finances in order. Kids are expensive. Read. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a healthy pregnancy diet?

Anyone know what is a healthy pregnancy diet?

Nutrition: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. Avoid deli meats, pate, unpasteurized milk & imported. ...Read more

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What are some ways to promote a healthy pregnancy?

What are some ways to promote a healthy pregnancy?

Prenatal care: You need plenty of sleep, eat right so that you gain 20 pounds max, exercise some and start seeing your health care practitioner as soon as you are pregnant. Taking vitamins with folate (folic acid) before and during pregnancy is important. ...Read more

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How common is a stillbirth in a healthy pregnancy?

How common is a stillbirth in a healthy pregnancy?

If the preg is: Healthy very uncommon, if someone has that happen, hopefully not then an evaluation can be done to try to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Is vaginal fisting during a healthy pregnancy safe?

I trying looking up: 'vaginal fisting' and could not find any matches. So, I am left guessing what this means. If this means inserting full fist in vagina- that would not be recommended. If this is not what is meant by the term, then please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more

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Can you have a healthy pregnancy while having herpes?

Can you have a healthy pregnancy while having herpes?

Precautions count: Many women have healthy pregnancies and babies even if they have a history of genital herpes. However, it is important to establish care early, to bring documentation of a positive culture or be seen during an outbreak to confirm the diagnosis, to follow precautions and recommendations from OB doctor, and to report outbreaks and to report labor, leaking from membranes, other problems immediately, . ...Read more

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Can you tell me some healthy pregnancy after stillborn?

Can you tell me some healthy pregnancy after stillborn?

Yes: Having a stillborn does not mean you can not have future healthy pregnancies. Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Aim for at least 8 hours of sleep per night. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Can one have a d&c and still have a healthy pregnancy afterwards?

Can one have a d&c and still have a healthy pregnancy afterwards?

Yes: D&c procedures are generally not expected to affect your future fertility or affects the health of future pregnancies. However in some cases of intrauterine instrumentation, there is the potential of scar formation inside the uterus. If scars form, then fertility would be affected. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to feel pregnancy symptom during healthy pregnancy?

Nope: Sometimes pregnant women don't have any nausea, breast swelling, back pain, pelvic pains, etc., etc. During pregnancy. Sometimes a little fatigue is all they notice (& occasionally, not even that!). There's nothing wrong with that! Although some women report that their symptoms disappeared before miscarriage occurred, it is not a bad thing, or a warning sign if u feel great during ur pregnancy. ...Read more

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If I am pregnant how do I lose weight and still have a healthy pregnancy?

If I am pregnant how do I lose weight and still have a healthy pregnancy?

You don't: Pregnancy is not the time to be on a weight-loss regimen. The wisest thing you can do is maintain activity, eat healthily, and try to limit your weight gain with the baby. Talk to your OB about your concerns. But please do not go on a weight loss diet when pregnant. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate balance between rest and exercise for a healthy pregnancy?

What is the appropriate balance between rest and exercise for a healthy pregnancy?

Moderation: I know some women that continue to run in their third trimester. It is not bad to continue a moderate regimen of walking and light exercise throughout pregnancy. Your obgyn should have plenty of experience in this matter. ...Read more

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It appears I've experianced a chemical pregnancy. What can I do to have a h happy healthy pregnancy n baby? Advice?

It appears I've experianced a chemical pregnancy. What can I do to have a h happy healthy pregnancy n baby? Advice?

Keep trying: Chemical pregnancies probably happen more often than most women realize. Just keep trying. In general though take preconceptual prenatal vitamins to improve outcome and ask your OB if they order Progesterone levels as women with luteal phase defects sometimes need Progesterone supplementation to maintain the pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Pregnancy (Definition)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more