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Doctor insights on: How Long Into Pregnancy Before You Start Showing

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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 long into pregnancy before you should produce milk?

How long into pregnancy before you should produce milk?

Not until postpartum: During pregnancy your body prepares to produce milk; you shouldn't actually lactate. There's no need. It isn't until after the baby comes. ...Read more

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How long should it take to ge pregnancy syptoms ?

How long should it take to ge pregnancy syptoms ?

I assume: You mean that after a positive pregnancy test, how long before "feeling pregnant"? That depends on hormone levels, number of previous pregnancies, number gestation (ie twins), etc. Call an OB to make an appt for an eval but meanwhile, to be safe, don't take any over the counter medications like ibuprofen. Let your own pmd know if you are pregnant, in case regular medications could affect pregna. ...Read more

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How long is term pregnancy?

How long is term pregnancy?

When is baby coming?: Traditionally obs consider a due date to be 40 weeks after the last normal menstrual period (lmp) and a term pregnancy to be 38 to 42 weeks. However, conception occurs approximately two weeks after the lmp. Also many people stick to talking about nine months being the length of pregnancy. Confused? You are not alone. Med students often scratch their heads. Ask your OB at each visit how many weeks. ...Read more

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How long does pregnancy bleeding last?

How long does pregnancy bleeding last?

Please Clarify: There is no such thing as pregnancy bleeding. Bleeding would represent a period or the loss of a pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long can you read a pregnancy test?

How long can you read a pregnancy test?

Check the package: Insert. The manufacturers of the tests define the time to read the test. ...Read more

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How long after sex I can test pregnancy?

How long after sex I can test pregnancy?

Varies: Blood test, which is most accurate can take 6-12 days after conception to give positive reading. Urine test is longer. ...Read more

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