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Pregnancy (Definition)

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

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
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Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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Communicate boundaries firmly, clearly, and consistently
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Decide on a reliable birth control method
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Know some birth control may take days to weeks before it works
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My wife is 3 months pregnant, when it's possible to know if she's pregnant with twins or one baby?

My wife is 3 months pregnant, when it's possible to know  if she's pregnant with twins or one baby?

Ultrasound.: If her dating is accurate and she is indeed ~12wks, then getting an ultrasound now will give you a good idea whether it's a singleton or multiple pregnancy. If her dating is unsure, then getting an ultrasound now will also help confirm how far along she is. Congrats and good luck to you two! ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant with twins. when or how will i know if my twins are identical ? they look like they are very close togther but seperate sacs ?

I am 8 weeks pregnant with twins. when or how will i know if my twins are identical ? they look like they are very close togther but seperate sacs ?

Twin DNA testing: You can not rely on the Sacs. 25 to 30 % of identical twins can have 2 placentas. Separate placentas can develop in monozygotic twins if the fertilized egg splits within 2 days of fertilization. You need DNA Zygosity testing. Twins/ are classifed as identical or fraternal. Monozygotic -1 egg identical twins (1egg fertilized by 1 sperms, splits); Dizygotic =2 eggs- 2sperm fraternal/ nonidentical ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

learn all birth control methods
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discuss with pcp your best method
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don't take chances
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