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Girls Pregnancy Delivery
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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
Possible: Generally, 25% of women get pregnant on the first attempt, 30% at the end of 3 attempts, 60% at the end of 6 attempts, 80% at the end of 9 attempts and 85% at the end of a year. The remaining 15%, by definition, are infertile and should consider seeing their gyn or a infertility specialist. Good luck. ...Read more
Positive ffn test at 33 wks pregnant,irregular painless contractions,baby engaged,pelvic pressure,told im in early labour.. Will i Deliver early ??
No: Pregnant woman may continue to enjoy intercourse unless specifically instructed to avoid by your doctor. ...Read more
No, They don't lead : To fetal loss. Bed bug bites may cause no sx's except for 2 small points where skin was punctured. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions with a clear center. In cases of hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There's no medical evidence to suggest that sex during pregnancy does any harm to the baby. Your baby is well cushioned by a sac of fluid well beyond the neck of the womb (cervix). A loving physical relationship is important for your wellbeing, and your partner's as well, during pregnancy. ...Read more
No hard rules: There are no hard a fast rules on this. I usually tell my patients 25 lbs but this is mainly due to to the risk of back injuries and fall risk. If you have a job that requires frequent heavy lifting then discuss with your doctor and perhaps restrictions may be placed. ...Read more
33 wks pregnant irregular painless contractions,positive ffn test, 1 CM dilated, baby well into pelvis, 6th pregnancy,will i give birth early?
Hard to say: The fetal fibrobectin test is much more predictive of the real condition, or the truth, when the test is negative, than when it is positive. A single positive ffn test result is not highly predictive of preterm labor and delivery, and since you are probably not in active labor from irregular contractions, it's hard to answer your question with confidence. See your OB regularly as directed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
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
I am 6 weeks preg. I have heartburn & feel heavier but unlike my 1st 3 pregnancies (girls) I have no morning sickness yet. Could something be wrong?
I have two grils were c-section, my pregnancies were not the best with the girls.My 3rd never gave anyproblem and i want to try a vaginal b can u advi?
Yes.: Sciatica and other musculoskeletal pain occur in pregnancy due a number of changes that occur in the body with pregnancy. These include compression of nerves due to a number of factors eg postural changes,,fluid retention, joint laxity, etc. These changes persist for some time into the postpartum period. Hence, we can see these problems both antepartum and postpartum. ...Read more
Yes: My first delivery as a medical student was from a 13yo. She did a lot better than some i've dealt with since.Sad that some go down this road so unprepaired. ...Read more
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Hi Dr, after almost 6months after premature delivery I feel weaker than I used to before pregnancy. Is it normal?
No: You may be tired from doing your usual chores and looking after a baby. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity as tolerated. ...Read more
7 months preg. I dont 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cellulite is increased from the beginning of my pregnancy is it normal? And it will disappear after the delivery or not ?
I had a baby when i was 20 and the pregnancy was good and delivery was good. I have been trying to get pregnant after that for 5 yrs and no luck, why?
See a Professional: If you are unable after 5 years, it would be time to seek out your ob/gyn doctor and have him or her assess the situation. ...Read more
Why do people in the U.S. need medicine to have a safe pregnancy/delivery when women in other countries can do it without any doctors or medicine at all?
Can be done, but...: 100 years ago, 1 in 4 women in the USA died in Childbirth. Now, the rate is .28 per 1000. This is due mostly to the availability of doctors, blood, antibiotics and c/sections. Its true that women in, say, Sierra Leone, frequently give birth without medicine or doctors but the maternal mortality rate is 40 times higher (11 per 1,000 women). It can (and is) being done but carries some risk. ...Read more
Hi, I am in 8th month of my pregnancy and just a few days before my U/S reports reflected that my expected baby weight at time of delivery could be 2 kgs which is less I think so. My 9th month will start at 28th August. So, will my baby gain weight in the
No: It could be right on time, early or late. ...Read more
Its been 15 months after my baby delivery. Is it possible to reduce my pregnancy pouch now through diet and exercises ?
Can the delivery part of the pregnancy be similar from one baby to the next? I had a great one the 1st time i'm scared its going to be bad 2nd time..
Normal worries: I'm sure you hear some horror stories from well meaning friends but take heart.You proved you could get through it once, which means your body can actually do it. Most have a shorter labor with 2nd deliveries. There is never any guarantees that some unexpected thing can show up but as long as you get good prenatal care and behave yourself you have done all you can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cronic weed smoker through half of pregnancy then slowed to at night within the last month i've smoked here and there. 8 weeks delivery. Will i show pos?
Asthma and pregnancy: With appropriate asthma therapy, most women can breathe easily, have a normal pregnancy, and deliver a healthy baby. Overall, the risk of poorly controlled asthma is much greater than the risk of taking medications to control asthma. Asthma therapy during pregnancy is most successful when a woman receives regular medical care and follows her treatment plan closely. Before. ...Read more
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