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When does a pregnant woman normally feel their baby kick? How many weeks pregnant?

When does a pregnant woman normally feel their baby kick? How many weeks pregnant?

Pregnancy/baby kick: Hi, if this is your first time then around wk18-20 , women who were pregnant before could feel the kick as soon as wk 16th. ...Read more

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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How does a woman's stomach feel when pregnant?

How does a woman's stomach feel when pregnant?

Very vague question: Stomach may feel normal, sometimes somewhat sensitive with heartburn, stomach emptying may be delayed, reflux may occur, etc ...Read more

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Does every girl/woman get breast growth pains? And if not, does it effect how they turn out?

Does every girl/woman get breast growth pains? And if not, does it effect how they turn out?

Breast tenderness: Can occur around the time of your menstrual period. They are not growing pains. If you are noticing the growth of a mass or a particular area of tenderness, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How does a woman with irregular period know when they are pregnant?

How does a woman with irregular period know when they are pregnant?

Same symptoms: First, if you have irregular periods, you should talk to a doctor for further evaluation and cycle regulation. Whether a person has regular or irregular periods, pregnancy symptoms are the same - breast tenderness, nausea, etc. If you think you could be pregnant, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How to know when do women generally start menopause and how long does it last?

How to know when do women generally start menopause and how long does it last?

Average age 51: Age 51 is the average age of the last menstrual period. "menopause" is a transition period, and the hormonal changes can vary over months to years. Some women begin this transition during their late 30s or early 40s. Blood tests with your gynecologist can determine if this is the case for you. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant breasts not growing, they do feel tender. does it means I won't be able to breastfeed my baby?

32 weeks pregnant breasts not growing, they do feel tender. does it means I won't be able to breastfeed my baby?

No: It is not the size of your breasts but the suck of the baby on your nipples that will produce the milk. Get advice from the breast feeding support team. Drink plenty of fluids. All the best and congratulations. ...Read more

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How does it hurt baby if fluoxetine in breastmilk?

How does it hurt baby if fluoxetine in  breastmilk?

Feeding problems: Babies who have breast fed when their mothers were on fluoxetine have been reported to have irritability, feeding problems, sleep problems, and poor weight gain. In addition, the baby's brain is still developing, so there may be unknown effects on brain development since this is a drug that affects brain chemicals. ...Read more

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When women hav miscarriages how do the baby come out?Do women have surgery?What happens to the baby when its removed(do doctors throw it somewhere)?

When women hav miscarriages how do the baby come out?Do women have surgery?What happens to the baby when its removed(do doctors throw it somewhere)?

See below: Usually the mother completely expels the products of conception without any aid. If the surgeon has to remove any left over products they are sometimes sent for genetic testing (discussed with mother) otherwise the products are disposed of as medical waste. ...Read more

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How many months does it typically take when u don't need to burp your baby anymore?

How many months does it typically take when u don't need to burp your baby anymore?

No specific: no specific time. Usually when the baby starts eating solid food around 6 months, the need for burping goes down ...Read more

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How often do women lactate when they are not pregnant?

How often do women lactate when they are not pregnant?

Depends of if there: is a reason for it. Possible causes for Galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives,fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, Cocaine, Opioids,hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men & significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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Does it hurt a woman to really work during pregnancy?

Does it hurt a woman to really work during pregnancy?

Not usually: There are a number of physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy. Pregnancy is not an illness, however. Most women can continue working safely although certain modifications may be necessary due to physical changes that occur. There are certain chemicals you want to avoid exposure to. As pregnancy progresses, women will experience more discomfort and may need to limit their activity. ...Read more

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When your boobs hurt does that really mean they are growing? How much do they grow, and how fast?

When your boobs hurt does that really mean they are growing? How much do they grow, and how fast?

No: At 20 yo your breasts hurt usually just before your period as they tend to swell from hormone changes in your body. They don't tend to grow until you become pregnant and will then enlarge during the pregnancy by maybe 1 cup size. ...Read more

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How does lupus affect pregnant women and babies?

How does lupus affect pregnant women and babies?

Blood pressure: Some women experiences flares while pregnant. In addtion, lupus can cause problems with mom's blood pressure and baby's growth. Very serious cases of lupus can be associated with blood clots and kidney problems. ...Read more

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When does the nose start to grow when pregnant and why does it grow?

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When does the nose start to grow when pregnant and why does it grow?

Fact or Fiction?: There is no scientific evidence or literature to support for the fact that noses or faces change following pregnancy. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How can I make it hurt less when we have sex?

How can I make it hurt less when we have sex?

Go slow use lubricat: There are ways to minimise painful coitus.Use more foreplay to get vagina to be lubricated naturally, stay relaxed and dont rush, if needed use KY gelly or other lubricant and if still painfull have yoyrself checked by your gynecologist to rule out other causes like vaginismus, vaginal infections, cervix abnormalities, endometriosis, or ovarian pathology etc. ...Read more

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Does sex hurt for women the first time and if so why does it hurt?

Does sex hurt for women the first time and if so why does it hurt?

It can: There is a ring of skin called the hymen in front of the vagina this will usually tear during the first intercourse for women. This can cause some pain and bleeding but is normal. The vagina will also need to stretch a little the first couple times depending on the size of the penis entering it. ...Read more

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Why does it happen that when I'm on antidepressants my nocturnal emissions/wet dreams stops? Otherwise when im not they happen frequently.

Why does it happen that when I'm on antidepressants my nocturnal emissions/wet dreams stops? Otherwise when im not they happen frequently.

Antidepressants can: Antidepressants can alter not only sexual behavior but also different functions...usually making them less easy to do such as erections, ejaculations, and sex drive. That is the likely reason. You could ask your doctor for a different type of antidepressant if this symptoms is a bother for you. ...Read more

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Crying (Definition)

Crying = release of tears ...Read more