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What will be the position of baby during 7th month of pregnancy?

What will be the position of baby during 7th month of pregnancy?

You want a heads up?: Actually it is the reverse at 7 months as gravity helps to bring the head down in the pelvis in preparation for future labor. Of course a head up position is called a breech presentation which still occurs in a small percentage of pregnancies and often leads to Cesarean section at delivery. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Risk to fetus of head neck MRI of mother during first trimester?

Risk to fetus of head neck MRI of mother during first trimester?

Fetal risk?: If you had a MRI examination, there were no x-rays involved and therefore the fetus was not at risk. If there were a danger to the fetus, the MRI would not have been done. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant baby still breech. This is my first pregnancy. What are the chances of head down position?

32 weeks pregnant baby still breech. This is my first pregnancy. What are the chances of head down position?

Still Good : Generally, fetal presentation at 32 wks is not indicative of presentation at term, and you have no need to worry at this time. If still breech at 36 weeks gestation, it is likely that the breech will persist. Your provider will discuss the option of version (flipping the fetus) if the breech persists at term. ...Read more

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If till 35 or 36 wk of pregnancy baby is in breech position. Can baby still change its position. Can verginial delivery possible in breech babies?

If till 35 or 36 wk of pregnancy baby is in breech position. Can baby  still  change its position. Can verginial delivery possible in breech  babies?

Breech presentation: At 35-36 weeks there is still time for your baby to flip and become cephalic (head first). However after 38 weeks or so, it is very unlikely that your baby will flip. If your baby is breech at that time, a c-section is usually scheduled. ...Read more

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Growth of baby in the fifth month of pregnancy.When will the baby start moving during pregnancy?

Growth of baby in the fifth month of pregnancy.When will the baby start moving during pregnancy?

20 wks: Baby movement is typically felt around 20 weeks. Sometimes you can feel it up to a month earlier; usually that is in a second (or more) pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does having sex during pregnancy hurt the baby? As in the motion and positions?

Does having sex during pregnancy hurt the baby? As in the motion and positions?

Usually not: It is usually not a problem for most couples to remain sexually active throughout pregnancy. Late in pregnancy, comfort may become an issue, and some positions may be more comfortable than others. Some women with complications, such as placenta previa or preterm labor, should not have intercourse during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the risks of vaginal vault prolapse during pregnancy? 27w pregnant breech baby

What are the risks of vaginal vault prolapse during pregnancy? 27w pregnant breech baby

Not a problem: Vaginal vault prolapse in pregnancy is not harmful, but can be uncomfortable. Ask your ob/gyn md to place a pessary into your vagina to lift up the cervix and reduce the prolapse problem until after delivery. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling baby movements very low as in my pelvic region during 26th week of pregnancy? Anterior lying placenta. First pregnancy.

Why am I feeling baby movements very low as in my pelvic region during 26th week of pregnancy? Anterior lying placenta. First pregnancy.

Baby location: At 26 weeks gestation the very top of the uterus (fundal height) should be about 6 cm above your belly button. That means the baby will be laying pretty low down since you are only in the 2nd trimester. You can have your doctor verify for you at your next visit. ...Read more

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Sleeping on the floor during pregnancy can't it harm the baby?

Sleeping on the floor during pregnancy can't it harm the baby?

Unlikely : Sleep is wonderful and of great benefit to the success of pregnancy.How and where you do it is less of an issue.The baby is cushioned within the body and unaffected by your choice of sleeping location. ...Read more

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Missonary position during sex, while pregnant. Is this position safe for all stages of pregnancy?

Missonary position during sex, while pregnant. Is this position safe for all stages of pregnancy?

Yes: Sex during pregnancy is safe. This position is also safe, though lying on your back might lead to light-headedness and dizziness. Consider this factor and you lead the way as far as what is comfortable and tolerable. ...Read more

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What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

Breech: Breast fibroid enigmas having nothing to do with your baby's position. Most breech or malpositioned babies are there just by chance. Occasionally an abnormal shape of the inside of the uterus will make breech more common. Also, fibroid tumors in the uterus can alter the shape of the uterine cavity making breech/malpositioned more likely. About 3% of babies will be breech at delivery. ...Read more

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Decreased movement of the baby during 38th week of pregnancy?

See your doctor: Right away! This may be a sign of a problem! ...Read more

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Im 25 weeks pregnant. Diagnosed with placenta previa totalis. Baby is in breech position. Is there a chance of my placenta migrating and baby rotating?

Yes there is!: As the uterus grows your placenta may migrate up, and the baby may turn to the vertex (head down) position. There is no guarantee. You need to be watched closely. If previa still exists and/or baby is still breech at term, you'll need a c section. Avoid intercourse or anything else in the vagina while you have a previa. This could cause severe bleeding. Be seen for any bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant, babies head is engaged and have constant pressure on pelvic floor. What is the likelihood of early labour before full term?

29 weeks pregnant, babies head is engaged and have constant pressure on pelvic floor. What is the likelihood of early labour before full term?

Get checked: You will need to see an obgyn. The doctor can examine your cervix. If there is concern your doctor can do a sonographic cervical length and a test called a fetal fibronectin. With that information your question can then be answered. ...Read more

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I'm 7 weeks pregnant, will sex affect the DEVELOPMENT of the baby during the first trimester?

I'm 7 weeks pregnant, will sex affect the DEVELOPMENT of the baby during the first trimester?

No, completely safe: Sex during pregnancy is extremely safe for most women with uncomplicated, low-risk pregnancies. Sex during any trimester is considered safe and will not effect the development of your baby. No worries. ...Read more

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Does sex damage the development of a baby during 7 weeks of pregnancy?

Does sex damage the development of a baby during 7 weeks of pregnancy?

NO: Having sex does not damage a baby's development during any part of pregnancy. For more about sex during pregnancy see http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/sex-during-pregnancy/art-20045318 ...Read more

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Placental cysts during pregnancy?It measures 6.6cm and my unborn baby girl is on the small side at 2 weeks behind

Placental cysts during pregnancy?It measures 6.6cm and my unborn baby girl is on the small side at 2 weeks behind

Hmmm: Close follow up and serial ultrasounds wil be key to deciding when to deliver the baby. Non stress tests will also be helpful in the close follow up on the baby. ...Read more

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When having sex during pregnancy, can any particular position hurt your baby?

When having sex during pregnancy, can any particular position hurt your baby?

Ok if comfortable : Sex during pregnancy is safe unless your doctor has specifically told you to avoid it due to a medical condition. The sexual position is not an issue. ...Read more