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Im 29 weeks pregnant with twins an just had steroid shots for the babies lungs does the shot cause diarehea?

Im 29 weeks pregnant with twins an just had steroid shots for the babies lungs does the shot cause diarehea?

Probably not: Its not listed as one of the typical side GI side effects of betamethasone. However, i suppose it could be one of the uncommon side effects not listed. I usually tell me patients with diarrhea to hydrate and consider taking some immodium or kaopectate (kaolin and pectin). ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant, babies head is engaged and have constant pressure on pelvic floor. What is the likelihood of early labour before full term?

29 weeks pregnant, babies head is engaged and have constant pressure on pelvic floor. What is the likelihood of early labour before full term?

Get checked: You will need to see an obgyn. The doctor can examine your cervix. If there is concern your doctor can do a sonographic cervical length and a test called a fetal fibronectin. With that information your question can then be answered. ...Read more

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29 weeks preg. Obgyn says baby is in ceph position. Is this something to worry about?

29 weeks preg. Obgyn says baby is in ceph position. Is this something to worry about?

Head down/ Good: 'ceph' stands for cephalic" which means "head". Your obgyn was referring to the fact that your baby's position is head down. Not to stay the baby can't still change position but, if he/she stays this way, this is a good orientation for later birth. At 29 weeks, baby can still move around without worry and position may change. With head down, for now, you are probably feeling kicks up high! ...Read more

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29 weeks preg. When squeeze nipple sml amts of colostrum discharge. Does this mean i will be more likely to breastfeed my baby?

29 weeks preg. When squeeze nipple sml amts of colostrum discharge. Does this mean i will be more likely to breastfeed my baby?

.: Due to pregnancy hormones you may start to have small amount of colostrum like fluid from breast. Does not predict the milk output after delivery. That has many factors controlling it. But good luck with the baby and feeding. If you have any questions on feeding after baby born check with ob/ peds/breast feed consultant. ...Read more

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Is it normal that baby doesn't move so often somedays, I am 29 weeks pregnant, and i worry if it is normal or not?

Is it normal that baby doesn't move so often somedays, I am 29 weeks pregnant, and i worry if it is normal or not?

Baby should move : Everyday, if u are worried, drink something sweet and the baby should move in response to a glucose load and see yoru OB doc so u can get an ultrasound and your OB can let u hear the htbeat so call your ob. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 29 weeks pregnant and just wondering around this time is there anything in particular that I need to be doing to prepare for baby?

What to do if I'm 29 weeks pregnant and just wondering around this time is there anything in particular that I need to be doing to prepare for baby?

Plenty of things: First of all, you must do everything during your pregnancy to eat properly, exercise, and follow your OB MD's instructions. Secondly, if this is your first pregnancy, there are classes to prepare you for childbirth usually available at the hospital. Thirdly, there is the small matter of the baby's layette and "stockpiling" diapers. ...Read more

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Can taking nyquil at 29 weeks pregnant for a cold affect the baby?

Can taking nyquil at 29 weeks pregnant for a cold affect the baby?

NyQuil: Nyquil might make mom and baby sleepy. Otherwise it has no bad effects on the baby. Remember the baby's organ have been formed for some tome. ...Read more