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How many months of pregnancy do you start showing?

How many months of pregnancy do you start showing?

Is she or isn't she?: Be careful who you ask! many of us who were not pregnant have been asked if we were :). So it is risky looking at someone's belly and assuming she is pregnant unless she announces it. If asking on behalf of oneself, an expectant woman might notice a fullness in the second trimester. But trying to estimate how far along is best done with ultrasound estimates of the number of weeks of gestation. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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 many months exactly is my pregnancy now if my last period started last may 18? Can I also know my baby's gender by now? Pls.advise. Thnks!

How many months exactly is my pregnancy now if my last period started last may 18? Can I also know my baby's gender by now? Pls.advise. Thnks!

Dating pregnancy: If the first day of your last period was 5/18/14, you are 13 2/7 weeks pregnant with a due date of February 23, 2015. Nine weeks is about 2 months, so you are about 3 months. It is a little early for gender, and remember that there are no 100 percents in medicine. ...Read more

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For how many months should pregnancy be avoided after MMR vaccine?

For how many months should pregnancy be avoided after MMR vaccine?

One month: You are supposed to delay conception for 28 days after receiving the MMR vaccine. However, this is based only on a theoretical risk. In reality, no evidence of a problem has occurred in women who received MMR and became pregnant soon afterwards. ...Read more

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How many months now is my pregnancy if my last period was May 18? I still haven't had my check-up,but i will sure have one this week. ;)

How many months now is my pregnancy if my last period was May 18? I still haven't had my check-up,but i will sure have one this week. ;)

7 wks 6 days: If your last period was May 18th, then your estimated delivery date us February 24, 2015 - that would make you approximately 7 wks and 6 days pregnant. It is best to confirm this with ultrasound, especially if you are unsure about your period dates or they've been irregular in the past. Congrats on your pregnancy! ...Read more

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How many months is 18 weeks of pregnancy? Is it 4 months or 5 months it's confusing

How many months is 18 weeks of pregnancy?  Is it 4 months or 5 months it's confusing

Semantics: A pregnancy is considered to last 40 weeks or 9 months. The two are not directly interchangeable because most months are not exactly 4 weeks. Half of a pregnancy is 20 weeks or 4 and 1/2 months. It just does not correlate evenly. Most of us use weeks rather than months to follow the duration of a pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many weeks in a month for pregnancy? I'm due november 30, 2013 and i had sexual intercourse early on march 10, 2013. When did i get pregnant?

How many weeks in a month for pregnancy? I'm due november 30, 2013 and i had sexual intercourse early on march 10, 2013. When did i get pregnant?

Think weeks/days: We don't talk about pregnancy in terms of "months" but rather in weeks and days. As for how many weeks/days you are, you count from the first day of the last cycle. When you go in for an appointment, your doctor should be able to clarify how far along your are. ...Read more

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Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Yes : Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read more

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What causes complications in pregnancies?

What causes complications in pregnancies?

Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read more

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Symtoms of pregnancy?

Symtoms of pregnancy?

Sore boobs, morning: Nausea and possible vomiting, sore abdomen at times. Feeling mentally different. ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy?

What causes pregnancy?

Sperm + egg = preg: Pregnancy occurs when sperm from a man's penis reaches an egg released from a woman's ovary and fertillizes it. This occurs during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Symptons of pregnancy ?

Symptons of pregnancy ?

Variable, see below: Slight bleeding, milky discharge, tingling in breasts, tiredness, frequent urination, missed period, morning sickness etc. See this site for more information. You may wish to do a home pregnancy test about a week after the missed period. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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How to stop pregnancy ?

How to stop pregnancy ?

Celibacy: Benifeits of celibacy includes .Avoid getting hpv which can lead to cervical cancer, or even throat cancer contracted from oral sex. Reduce risk of other stds such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts reduce risk of unwanted pregnancy reduce risk of marrying someone solely because of an unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more

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Real pregnancy symptoms?

Real pregnancy symptoms?

Several: There are several early signs of pregnancy including nausea +/- vomiting, breast tenderness, food cravings or aversions, tiredness, and increased urination. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a pregnancy?

Symptoms of a pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Missing your period is the most common symptom also some women will become nauseated and have breast tenderness. ...Read more

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Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Normally yes: The exception is when there is vaginal bleeding or if there is any suspicion of fluid leaking from the bag of waters. ...Read more

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Early pregnancy symptoms?

Many or non: Can include a missed period, breast tenderness, breast enlargement, weight gain. Take a pregnancy test if you are not sure if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Signs of early pregnancy?

Signs of early pregnancy?

Varies from person: For some the first sign is a missed period without other noticeable early changes at all. For others, you may have one or more of the following symptoms: nausea day or night, increased urinary frequency, breast tenderness, marked fatigue, mood changes, food dislikes or cravings, stronger smell sensations, constipation, bloating, mild cramping, low grade headache. Do a pregnancy test to confirm. ...Read more

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How to get pregnancy fast?

How to get pregnancy fast?

No dollar stores: I would not rely on a dollar store pregnancy test. Some things in dollar stores are fine, but many things there are simply garbage. This has been shown in consumer reports numerous times. ...Read more

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Signs of 1 week pregnancy?

Signs of 1 week pregnancy?

A few signs: Symptoms common to an early pregnancy can include breast tenderness, nausea (possibly vomiting), fatigue, and food cravings or aversions. These are in addition to a missed period. ...Read more

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