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How Does Malnutrition Affect Pregnancy
This is my first pregnancy, how can I make sure my food allergy doesn't cause malnutrition for my baby?
Healthy variety: Babies are great at stealing the nutrients they need from you while you are pregnant. It is extremely difficult to cause malnutrition in the baby based on mom's diet. Food allergies are unlikely to cause problems, just make sure you are getting a good variety of proteins, whole grains, veggies and fruits from the foods you can eat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Not everyone has cravings during pregnancy. Each pregnancy is unique, and the symptoms you will experience will be different with separate pregnancies. At this point in your pregnancy you should be feeling the baby move and your body adjusting to the growing uterus. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Very low chances: It would be very unlikely!Get a more detailed answer ›
If i menstrated in October 12th and couldn't menstrate in November and am pregnancy. Did it get pregnant in October or November?
Octubre: Probablemente el 25 al 27. Gracias por confiar en HealthTap. ...Read more
HCG: Hcg doubles every 2 to 3 days in around 85% of early normal pregnancies. Is your HCG at least increasing? Discuss specifics with your physician. ...Read more
Could be: If you had unprotected sex, you could be pregnant. Do a home pregnancy test. There are other causes of missed periods. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Then don't take it: If you are that concerned about a particular med and your obgyn can relieve those fears, you shouldn't take the meds. But, keep in mind, that you may need the meds for whatever issue you are facing. Have a meeting with your doc to discuss your concerns. Good luck! ...Read more
HPT: Dear ibex, if you are concerned about being pregnant, the best thing you can do is to reassure yourself one way or another with a home pregnancy test. This can be done as soon as you have actually missed your period. If you are having issues related to paranoia it may be beneficial to seek the assistance of a therapist (unless you are just referring to feeling paranoid about getting pregnant). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It's very common and normal to have food aversions during the first trimester of pregnancy. Luckily, the baby is doing just fine despite this. Baby is using your stores of nutrients just fine at this stage. When you feel better during the second trimester, improve to a more nutritious diet right on time for babies big burst in growth. ...Read more
Momentary: Unfortunately our society has developed with a terrible lack of discipline. Adolescents are spontaneous in the "heat" of the moment and act without any thought of the potential consequences. Like you, I am old fashioned and merely an unheard voice in the wilderness. ...Read more
Often missed: Vasa previa can be ruled out with a transabdominal ultrasound if the placental cord insertion site can be seen. Many routine scans do not look for this. But it is easy to identify. If it is an area of concern for you, your OB can tell you if it was looked at on your ultrasound. ...Read more
Not sure: not sure what intervention you had done, please rephrase. ...Read more
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