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Hourly Quickening (Overview)

Hourly quickening refers to looking for approximately 4-5 kicks over about an hour, usually counted after a meal. Quickening is when a pregnant woman first notices baby movements or baby kicks. A woman's doctor can tell her how many kicks per hour or per day she should feel from the baby (and when to call the doctor), at each stage of the latter half of her pregnancy.


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Is morphine used to quicken death?

Is morphine used to quicken death?

Not for humans: Active euthanasia is illegal in most jurisdictions. However, morphine may be administered for terminal sedation or to provide comfort to someone in respiratory distress during the dying process. This is considered ethical even though it may make death come somewhat sooner. ...Read more

Hourly Quickening (Overview)

Hourly quickening refers to looking for approximately 4-5 kicks over about an hour, usually counted after a meal. Quickening is when a pregnant woman first notices baby movements or baby kicks. A woman's doctor can tell her how many kicks per hour or per day she should feel from the baby (and when to call the doctor), at each stage of the latter half of her pregnancy.


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Caring for Your Baby (Checklist)

Vaccinate for hepatitis B prior to hospital discharge
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Obtain newborn metabolic screen prior to hospital discharge
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Schedule baby's first doctor exam for 2-4 days after hospital discharge
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Schedule baby's well exam and vaccinations for age 2 months
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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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Is morphine used to quicken death?

Not for humans: Active euthanasia is illegal in most jurisdictions. However, morphine may be administered for terminal sedation or to provide comfort to someone in respiratory distress during the dying process. This is considered ethical even though it may make death come somewhat sooner. ...Read more

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What are some ways to quicken my metabolism?

What are some ways to quicken my metabolism?

Good ways to sdeed : 1eat properly, do not eat refined carbs like bagels, white bread, potatoes.But consume high fiber carbs, whole grain, vegs, fruits have less impact on Insulin level 2skip alcohol 3 low fat diary can be in the meals 4exercise pump iron, weight training and work out daily 5get enough sleep 6 avoid stress as it can flood your body with stress hormones, makes you eat more 7do not eat after 7 pm . All will spe. ...Read more

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I used a nair product on my face, it burned sections of my skin off. Are there any things I can do to quicken the process? I need my skin bask ASAP

I used a nair product on my face, it burned sections of my skin off.  Are there any things I can do to quicken the process? I need my skin bask ASAP

Fit For A Werewolf?!: Yikes!!! Please remember that old saying, "Use As Directed." Next time you want to break that rule, try a small test patch (say on the neck or behind the jaw). Anyways, an antiinflammatory (like ibuprofen) and carefully applied topical steroid (like hydrocortisone 1%; avoid the eye areas) might help. And stay out of the sun. Use sunblock while it's healing. If it's getting worse, get it looked-at! ...Read more

Quickening (Definition)

Daily quickening refers to looking for approximately 10-12 kicks over about 10-12 hours. Quickening is when a pregnant woman first notices baby movements or baby kicks. First movements are felt during the second trimester, with first-time pregnant women feeling quickening later in the trimester, and the experienced women being able to feel quickening early in the trimester. A woman's doctor can tell her how many kicks per hour or per day she should feel from the baby (and when to call the doctor), at each stage of the latter ...Read more


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Feeling Your Baby Kick (Definition)

It is normal to feel the baby kick as early as 14 weeks, but often the first notice of movement will be at 18 - 20, or sometimes not until 25 weeks. You should expect to feel your baby move every ...Read more