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How often do babies die after amnio?

How often do babies die after amnio?

<1:200-1:1000.: Amniocentesis complcations occur infrequently nowadays, with most recent studies quoting an overall complication rate of 1:200 - 1:1, 000. Fetal loss is a component of these complications and should occur even more rarely than those numbers above. ...Read more

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Dr. Monica Popov
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Amniocentesis (Definition)

Amniocentesis is a procedure used to draw a sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds and cushions the baby in the womb. This fluid contains cells that have been sloughed off of the developing fetus. Amniocentesis is most often used to detect genetic abnormalities, though the results can also reveal the baby's sex, gauge lung maturity (if done close to term), detect amniotic fluid infections, or ...Read more


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How do newborns born at 36weeks and 4days behave after birth?

How do newborns born at 36weeks and 4days behave after birth?

Typically well: While there is an small increased chance of some breathing problems and maybe feeding issues, the vast majority of these babies do very well and only need typical newborn nursery care. ...Read more

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How often do people have normal babies after general anesthetic in pregnancy ?

How often do people have normal  babies after general anesthetic in pregnancy ?

All the time!: Women need surgery for many reasons during pregnancy, such as appendicitis. Your anesthesiologist will choose the safest medications for each patient, taking into account the type of surgery and how far along the pregnancy is. If necessary, the mother and fetus will be monitored after surgery to watch for any signs of early labor. Safe delivery of a healthy baby is the norm. ...Read more

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How much do babies usually weigh when they are born?

How much do babies usually weigh when they are born?

Depends: this depends on the gestational age of the baby at the time of birth (how many weeks was the pregnancy). Babies who are born full term can vary in weight. The growth chart available from the cdc can be found here: http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41l017.pdf ...Read more

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Why do some babies die a few days after birth?

Why do some babies die a few days after birth?

Variety of causes.: Check far left end of this graph for this info: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/images/lc-charts/10lc---by-age-group-2006-7_6_09-a.pdf ...Read more

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How often do moms die of pregnancy related complications?

How often do moms die of pregnancy related complications?

1/10,000.: That's the average risk for most western world countries nowadays (much higher in third world). ...Read more

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How often do women die from giving birth to multiples?

How often do women die from giving birth to multiples?

Very rare: There are certainly many risk of multiple pregnancy to a mother such a high blood pressure, diabetes of pregnancy and cesarean section. And yes technically there is a higher rate of death of the mother. But that risk is extremely small (something on the order of 1/10, 000). ...Read more

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How often do women die of blood loss during birth?

How often do women die of blood loss during birth?

25%: 25% of all maternal deaths are due to hemorrhaging related to pregnancy. The frequency depends on where the mother is deliverying or receiving care. The rate is higher in third world countries more than in advanced care countries where blood transfusions, surgery and anesthesia are readily available. ...Read more

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Can babies die after getting their vaccines?

Can babies die after getting their vaccines?

Interesting question: The number of deaths among unimmunized infants from pertussis has climbed from zero in the 1990's, to more than 30 last year.The deaths from millions of doses of the vaccine in the same period= zero.The pattern is similar for other vaccines, with less fatalities from those diseases. The risk benefit ratio shows vaccines to be the better choice, however, you will never convince some of that fact. ...Read more

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How long do babies have without breathing before they develop hie?

How long do babies have without breathing before they develop hie?

Seconds to Breathe: It is difficult to say precisely which infants develop hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (hie) and to what degree of severity. We do know, however, that effective breathing (ventilation and oxygenation) should be initiated within seconds of delivery and well-established by one minute of life. If not, there are clear steps for intervention, outlined in the neonatal resuscitation program (nrp). ...Read more

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How exactly do women die from cesarean?

How exactly do women die from cesarean?

Several causes.: Very rare, but by blood loss (hemorrhage), infection, and pulmonary embolus. Other issues are a reaction to anesthetic! pregancy is usually very safe! ...Read more

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How often does a woman die while giving birth to a baby ?

How often does a woman die while giving birth to a baby ?

Yes: Childbirth was once a leading cause of death in childbearing years for women in the late 1800's. Modern medical management has reduced risk a lot but has not eliminated it completely. That is one reason regular prenatal care is important for any pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long does a baby have sepsis before they die from it?

How long does a baby have sepsis before they die from it?

Depends: This depends on many factors - what bug, how strong is the immune system, how quicky treatment was started, how many organs are involved, etc. Sometimes even severe cases of sepsis can be treated successfully with complete recovery. Other times we are not as lucky. ...Read more

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At how many weeks do women usually deliver twins?

At how many weeks do women usually deliver twins?

Twins: The most frequent time for twins to be born is between 35 and 37 weeks gestation. But they can be born earlier, and other twins are born at term. ...Read more

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How long do people push when they are having a baby?

How long do people push when they are having a baby?

It depends. : It depends on whether you have had a baby born previously and how large the baby is. The average time if you have not had a previous delivery is one hour ( up to 2 hr). If you have had a delivery the pushing is about 1/2 hour up to 1 hour. ...Read more

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Do ALL unborn babies get fetal hiccups? Or is it just some ?

Do ALL unborn babies get fetal hiccups? Or is it just some ?

Pretty much all: Not a rarity or abnormality. Just the baby doing it's thing. No worries. ...Read more

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How often does baby kick at 26 weeks?

How often does baby   kick at 26 weeks?

10/hour: Normally a fetus in the third trimester should kick about 10 x/hour. This is an average. Some babies kick many more times than that (especially at night!) babies may kick less during a sleep cycle. Your provider will ask you to do kick counts one hour per day. If at any time you feel like the baby is not moving enough, go to labor and delivery to get the fetus monitored. ...Read more