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How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

Same way every time: Urban myth may have you believe you can pre-select your offspring but that is bogus. If you go the test tube baby route you might be able to pretest embryos & have them implanted, but that is tedious & expensive. You get pregnant & get whatever the successful sperm has made. (the sperm determines the sex)you have the same chance for boy or girl any pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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 eat during pregnancy to get fair baby?

What to eat during pregnancy to get fair baby?

Unknown: There is no known food that can impact the skin tone of a baby. You can also teach your baby the value of being a fair person in life. Then they will truly be great and not just fair. ...Read more

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How to get fair and health baby during pregnancy?

How to get fair and health baby during pregnancy?

See Obs: Follow your Obs recommendations and directions. Prenatal care will help and is extremely important. ...Read more

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I'm really scared about a potential pregnancy could I please get some advice?

I'm really scared about a potential pregnancy could I please get some advice?

Plan, do not panic: Seek the help form a gynecologist or family medicine doctor or an adolescent medicine pediatrician who cares for young girls and who has the expertise in inserting IUD's and subdermal implants. These are the best and most effective methods to prevent you from having an n unplanned pregnancy. Be safe. Choose them and your sex partners wisely. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why some women get sick during pregnancy and others don't?

Can you please explain why some women get sick during pregnancy and others don't?

Everyone's different: There is nor rhyme or reason, but some think it has to do with hormone levels. This has not been proven. ...Read more

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Question about pregnancy. Do you get more or just bigger fat cells during a pregnancy?

Question about pregnancy. Do you get more or just bigger fat cells during a pregnancy?

More if: My recollection of med school listed 3 times in life when you add fat cells; early infancy, puberty & pregnancy. Existing fat cells can always enlarge, but the hormonal flux of these periods seems to play a big role in adding cells. ...Read more

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I had heelp with my 2nd pregnancy, no problems with the first, I want to get pregnant again but scared of developing heelp again, what are the chances?

I had heelp with my 2nd pregnancy, no problems with the first, I want to get pregnant again but scared of developing heelp again, what are the chances?

It can happen: Interesting that you had hellp syndrome on your 2nd but not your 1st. The highest risk would be on your 1st pregnancy. Once someone has had hellp syndrome they are at higher risk to get it again than someone who never had it. It's also true that the chances on your 3rd is lower than your chances of getting it on your 1st or 2nd. Your doc will need monitor the pregnancy closely. ...Read more

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Is it ok to get vaccinated during pregnancy?

Is it ok to get vaccinated during pregnancy?

Yes: Most vaccines are safe in pregnancy unless they contain a live virus. An example of a vaccine with a live virus is the MMR (measles/mumps/rubella) vaccine. ...Read more

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Can you get two rhogams during pregnancy?

Can you get two rhogams during pregnancy?

Sure, if needed.: Several not uncommon scenarios would merit Rhogam administration at least twice in the same pregnancy: e.g. After amniocentesis and at 28 weeks/postpartum, after fall/trauma and at 28 weeks/postpartum. ...Read more

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Can you get hypoglycemia during pregnancy?

Can you get hypoglycemia during pregnancy?

Yes: It is best to eat more frequent smaller meals. ...Read more

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What happens if you get an X-ray during pregnancy?

What happens if you get an X-ray during pregnancy?

Slight risk: Having an X-ray during pregnancy is generally considered safe. It's highly unlikely that an X-ray during pregnancy will harm a developing baby as most X-ray exams won't expose the baby to direct radiation. Also a leaded apron can be worn to shield your abdomen from the radiation. The exception is abdominal X-rays which directly target the abdomen. It is still wise to postpone non-emergent X-rays. ...Read more

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How often should you get ultrasounds during pregnancy?

How often should you get ultrasounds during pregnancy?

Depends: There is debate about ultrasound in pregnancy. until the 1980s Ultrasound was not available, and women still had babies.

If there are no problems with the pregnancy, Many suggest a Fetal survey at about 19 weeks.

More scanning, only if there is a problem. However, there is a lot of variability in opinion. ...Read more

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What are symptoms you get during pregnancy implantion?

What are symptoms you get during pregnancy implantion?

Usually none: Most women do not experience any symptoms at the time of implantation. Some women may experience vaginal spotting which is termed implantation bleeding. ...Read more

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Is my glaucoma likely to get worse during my pregnancy?

Is my glaucoma likely to get worse during my pregnancy?

No: Unlikely, recommend regular check ups with your ophthamologist. ...Read more

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Why do you get cold like symptoms during early pregnancy?

Why do you get cold like symptoms during early pregnancy?

Cold sx: pregnancy?: Pregnancy in general produces more active growth in the lining of sinuses, and other mucus membranes. This can cause obstruction in breathing, and lead to a "runny nose" and sinus headaches. Ask your obstetric provider for advice in reduction of these symptoms. ...Read more

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When do I get morning sickness or expect to during a pregnancy?

U may or may not get: It, if u do usually starts sometime in the first 14 weeks and is usually over by 14 weeks in some people it can last a lot longer. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Is it normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Yes, very normal.: A lot of partners worry that sex will start labor or hurt the baby. In addition, they may look at you differently now that you are pregnant. Normally, sex is completely safe during pregnancy. The uterus and the bag of water prevent any injury to the baby. If you have certain conditions (placenta previa, abruption), your doctor will let you know not to have sex. Otherwise, it is safe. ...Read more

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If I admit to smoking during my pregnancy, can I get in trouble later?

If I admit to smoking during my pregnancy, can I get in trouble later?

Fascinating question: Wow. It's all about you, isn't it? In medicine there are no admissions (other than into hospital) just truth. Tell your doctor truthful facts. Please realize how dangerous a mother smoking is for a fetus. The amer acad peds and ob/gyn urge women in child bearing age to refrain from smoking or drinking alcohol lest they become pregnant and harm their baby. Please think about tour question. ...Read more

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When is the soonest time during pregnancy that I can get a paternity test?

When is the soonest time during pregnancy that I can get a paternity test?

13 weeks-Blood Only: There is a new option available which uses the small amount of fetal dna present in mom's blood. Unlike other methods, there is no direct sampling of fetal blood/tissue. It requires a cheek swab from dad, but it does require 10 tubes from you. It uses PCR technology to amplify the dna. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still get a normal cycle (with clotting) during pregnancy?

Is it possible to still get a normal cycle (with clotting) during pregnancy?

Not normal: If you are having vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, you should consult your physician immediately to ascertain the cause. It is not normal. ...Read more

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If you barely get morning sickness during pregnancy does that mean your having a boy?

No: I wish I had kept a list of these "wives tales". There are some great ones. But no, morning sickness has nothing to do with your baby's gender. ...Read more

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I have a j-pouch, will it be hard for me to get pregnant? Could anything happen to my health during the pregnancy?

I have a j-pouch, will it be hard for me to get pregnant? Could anything happen to my health during the pregnancy?

Seek fertility MD: With a j pouch you are no longer on chemo type drugs. You should wait up to 6 months after stopping certain chemo meds like methotrexate before trying to conceive. Pelvic surgery involved in a j-pouch lowers the odds of having a pregnancy by 5times. There is only a small risk of increase in congenital problems but low birth weight and preterm births can happen more often. Talk to fertility MD. ...Read more

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I need help knowing if im pregnant or not im not able to get a pregnancy test im really scared someone please help?

I need help knowing if im pregnant or not im not able to get a pregnancy test im really scared someone please help?

Well?: If you had unprotected sex and missed a period then you could be pregnant. No one can give you a way to tell unless your belly starts growing. We depend on lab data. I'm not sure why you can't get a pregnancy test at 19. You could try a health unit and they are not very expensive. I wish there was a better answer but that's why pregnancy tests were invented. ...Read more

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Do all females get morning sickness - during pregnancy? Or how could I tell that I might have the possibility to be pregnant?

Do all females get morning sickness - during pregnancy? Or how could I tell that I might have the possibility to be pregnant?

Definite "no": "Morning sickness"is common, but absolutely not universal. Many women do not have nausea in the first trimester at all. How could you tell? Buy a home pregnancy test and do it today, voila! Good wishes. ...Read more

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Likelihood of pregnancy if he puts the tip in for a second during ovulation? He had a previous ejacuation also but did not get inside me or near me

Likelihood of pregnancy if he puts the tip in for a second during ovulation? He had a previous ejacuation also but did not get inside me or near me

Were not there: It is impossible to answer these types of questions with any specificity.

Here are the facts. Any sperm introduced into the vagina can cause pregnancy whether on an erect penis or with a turkey baster. ...Read more