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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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If I have low blood pressure is my baby in amy danger im 13 weeks wjat can I do to assure I have a healthy pregnancy and baby?

If I have low blood pressure is my baby in amy danger im 13 weeks wjat can I do to assure I have a healthy pregnancy and baby?

Prenatal care: Not sure what you mean by low blood pressure? Pregnant women have slightly lower blood pressure than non pregnant women. This is a normal physiologic response. Unless your blood pressure is so low that you have fainting spells your blood pressure may in fact be normal. This is an issue which will be easily addressed at your next prenatal visit. Share your concerns with your doc. ...Read more

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Any women get their flu shot in 1st trimester and had a healthy pregnancy?

Any women get their flu shot in 1st trimester and had a healthy pregnancy?

Yes: Past experience with the killed (regular injected) flu vaccine has been good. No specific pattern of problems influencing the fetus is known. Although considered safe during any stage of pregnancy, most recommend waiting until >14wks when he period of organ formation is completed out of caution. Influenza is a devastating illness to some in pregnancy, we lost 2 moms here 2 years ago (babies ok). ...Read more

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Odds of a healthy pregnancy robertsonian translocation carrier 13;14? Currently 7 weeks pregnant

Odds of a healthy pregnancy robertsonian translocation carrier 13;14? Currently 7 weeks pregnant

See genetic counselo: Odds are on your side, 5-15% of risk for genetically abnormal offspring, depending on origin of translocation - maternal or paternal. See a genetic counselor and get tested! best of luck. ...Read more

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How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

Read below: http://www.babycenter.com/0_twelve-steps-to-a-healthy-pregnancy_9174.bc

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How do i have a healthy pregnancy?

How do i have a healthy

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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 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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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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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?

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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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