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How Does A Baby Look In Two Months Of Pregnancy
After a baby is born how many days does it take for a new born screening results come in and they suppose to notify the parents of the results?
Varies: My state usually runs the tests in batches, often once a week.Worrisome findings are usually reported to me within a week to 10 days form birth when followup testing is preformed. Remember, these are screening tests only when definitive tests are done is it appropriate to diagnose a problem. ...Read more
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
I was just wondering at how many weeks pregnancy does the typical woman find out the sex of the baby?
Rare/surgery: Since the tube is not designed to support pregnancy, it would eventually rupture as the mass expanded producing a life threatening loss of blood. When identified tubal pregnancies are removed surgically, tube and all, to avoid catastrophic loss when that would happen. Hopefully the procedure would not interfere with the uterine pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does a baby feed off a hormonal cyst for the first twelve weeks of pregnancy or does it feed off of you?
Off the mother: Humans don't have an egg like a chicken lays an egg, so the embryo does not feed off of any stored food. The embryo gets its nutrients through the mother. ...Read more
My baby is measuring in the 8th percentile at 15 weeks for growth. What are some complications? Could it mean, I will miscarry?
Follow up: 8th percentile is a little concerning, but you need to have follow up ultrasounds to watch feel growth. Now that you are out of the first trimester, your risk of miscarriage is extremely low. ...Read more
Grams not kgs yet: That age baby would not be measured in kg yet - not that big! a 22 1/2 week infant is likely between 350-400 grams, so just shy of a pound. ...Read more
In first trimester how many times to get ultrasound the pregnant woman in a month? My doctor check me every 10 days is that normal?
Not that frequent: At least in the US there is usually a first trimester sonogram for dating then one for fetal anatomy to make sure all parts are there. If there is a medical reason for more frequent examination then they are performed as per the obstetrician . Sometimes out of an abundance of caution there will be an extra sonogram ...Read more
How long back can a babys unbel cord be tested for meth? If the mother was a everyday user tell the last two month of her pregance?
Umbilical cord: Are you saying the umbilical cord was kept for some reason? If that is true, I think it could be tested at any time. ...Read more
When you can feel it: Most mothers first feel their babies move between 16-20 weeks after the start of their last period, or an average of 4 months, but it can range from 13-25 weeks. The baby actually starts to move before this but that is the time when the baby is large enough for the mother to feel it. See http://americanpregnancy.Org/duringpregnancy/firstfetalmovement.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Live healthy: Just by living healthy, it will help bolster a pregnancy's health. That means being active, sleeping well, and eating well(avoid diets that a too restrictive in one of the major macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins or fats.) Don't forget to take prenatal vitamins, avoid alcohol and tobacco. ...Read more
No good: May affect brain cells and possibly other ones. ...Read more
What are the odds for/against delivering a normal healthy baby if mother smoked a pack a day and used meth for the 1st 14wks? What are the odds for and against giving birth to a normal healthy baby if the mother smoked a pack a day and used meth for the f
One can't give odds: Because there really are no data for this kind of thing. The cigarettes generally are associated with low birth weight babies, but if you stop now, that will correct itself, as will the health of the placenta. Methamphetamine for the whole first trimester may have many effects. An OB can do ultrasound and perhaps amniocentesis and tell you much more about health of the fetus. I hope you've stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spotting: Even though it's not your period, vaginal bleeding like this can be caused by fibriods, endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or even pelvic inflammatory disease. Usually your doc will take a complete history, do a pelvic exam, and will consider an ultrasound. Treatment, like most things, depends on the cause of the bleeding. A pregnancy test is the first step. Best of luck. ...Read more
Its normal that at 4 weeks and 2 day pregnancy we just see a gestational sac without baby inside?At what week of pregnancy we can start to see a baby
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