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Is there a good way of testing during pregnancy to know if your child with have mental retardation?
Good prenatal care: Obstetricians will test for most of the detectable forms of mental retardation, such as down's syndrome, during their assessment of a woman's pregnancy. Tools such as ultrasound, amniocentesis, and choriovillous biopsy are quite useful, as is a full knowledge of the family history, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, 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
No: At that time there is virtually no chance of pregnancy. Test if you miss a period. ...Read more
I got a pap smear & tested for std's & everything came out good I don't have anything my pregnancy test is negative but I still have red discharge why?
Other things: While it is great to know that this is all okay, many other things can cause abnormal bleeding including cervical irritation, polyps,medications, and illnesses such as thyroid disease and diabetes. See your gynecologist and discuss the problem. A good history and physical exam can guide the diagnostic testing to give you an answer. Hope this helps. ...Read more
After period: The first menstrual cycle usually comes 2-6 weeks after a miscarriage. It varies because the BHCG will drop to zero at different rates in different people. Once it goes to zero then the ovaries start working again and a menstrual cycle comes 2-6 weeks later. When ovulation resumes one can get pregnant again ...Read more
Very sensitive: Most home urine pregnancy tests when used according to manufacturers' instructions, can detect pregnancy within 3-4 days after implantation and by 7 days of implantation in 98% of cases. When pregnancy occurs, the female body starts creating a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in higher amounts during the early stages of pregnancy. That is what is detected with the urine tests. ...Read more
Will a doc take me seriously if i go in because of 3 chemical pregnancies only determined by at home test? Will i just be told to stop testing early?
Pregnancy Test: I am confident that most physicians take their patients seriously when they state that they tested positive on a home pregnancy test. The physician will still verify and perform other tests, including an ultrasound to determine the status of the pregnancy. A blood test (bhcg) may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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