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Whats the good position to have sex during pregnancy?

Whats the good position to have sex during pregnancy?

Comfort: Any position you find comfortable is fine; they are all safe. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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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Whats the good postion to have sex during pregnancy?

Whats the good postion to have sex during pregnancy?

No such list: There is no such 'rule'. Sex during pregnancy is just like sex when not pregnant. Most couples enjoy their sexual life during pregnancy in every possible way. ...Read more

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How is stress dangerous to the baby during pregnancy?

How is stress dangerous to the baby during pregnancy?

Can affect baby: Stress can potentially cause the baby to be smaller than if mom is not stressed. Lots of stress in pregnancy increases the possibility that the baby will be colicky ( that has been my experience). Babies feel the emotional response of the mother. Hopefully a pregnant mom will find tools to help manage the stress (breathing is #1 and available anytime anywhere). Talk to the OB doc as well. ...Read more

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Will having the flu during your first trimester of pregnancy cause your baby to measure small?

Will having the flu during your first trimester of pregnancy cause your baby to measure small?

Not likely.: Wrong dates is by far the most common reason for a small fetus in the first half of pregnancy. The influenza virus can cross the placenta and thus increase the risk of autism and schizophrenia in the offspring, if contracted during pregnancy. First trimester viral exposures generally follow the all or nothing rule - i.e. They either lead to miscarriage or do not affect the pregnancy. Talk with mfm. ...Read more

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What weeks can one determine the baby sex?

What weeks can one determine 
the baby sex?

After 20: An ultrasound after 20 weeks can generally determine the sex of the baby with high degree of certainty. ...Read more

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What months or weeks of pregnancy will scan be able to tell the sex of my baby?

What months or weeks of pregnancy will scan be able to tell the sex of my baby?

Varies: Although the external features are in place by 12 wks after conception, many don't feel confident in making that determination until 18-20 wks. Even then, the cooperation of baby is needed to make the best determination. ...Read more

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Can there be negative effects to the baby and the mother during teen pregnacy ?

Can there be negative  effects to the baby and the mother during teen pregnacy ?

High risk: Yes all teen pregnancies are high risk. Babies are born earlier and often have severe medical consequences due to that. That is just of the reasons. ...Read more

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What happen to the baby during 35 weeks of pregnancy?

What happen to the baby during 35 weeks of pregnancy?

Not much: At this gestational age the baby just grows. However, the placenta that is nourishing the baby does not grow at the same speed any more and it becomes harder to provide all the nutrients and oxygen the baby needs. Your obstetrician will watch carefully for your fundal height measurement, which tells him/her if the baby is growing properly. ...Read more

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How can I decide the sex of a child before conception?

How can I decide the sex of a child before conception?

No sorting, just PGD: Dr azim's answer is correct in that we can test embryos from in vitro fertilization (ivf) for gender only, or for all 24 chromosomes which includes determining the gender. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (pgd) can be used for family balancing, in couples with boys who desire a girl or vice-versa. The microsort sperm sorting is no longer available in the usa. See www.Microsort.Net for details. ...Read more

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Does having frequent sex during pregnancy help with the delivery of the baby?

Does having frequent sex during pregnancy help with the delivery of the baby?

Not really!: Go easier the last month, but frequent sex during pregnancy keeps everyone happy (hopefully). Women carrying a male usually express more interest in sex, getting a testosterone infusion from the male fetus. Too vigorous sex late can induce contractions. ...Read more

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How soon can you determine the sex of a baby?

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How soon can you determine the sex of a baby?

11-12 weeks: External genitalia of fetus is distinguishable by 11-12 weeks of gestational age. ...Read more

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How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

Same way every time: Urban myth may have you believe you can pre-select your offspring but that is bogus.If you go the test tube baby route you might be able to pretest embryos & have them implanted, but that is tedious & expensive.You get pregnant & get whatever the successful sperm has made.(the sperm determines the sex)you have the same chance for boy or girl any pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i get anesthesia during the first month of pregnancy. Could the baby be harmed?

If i get anesthesia during the first month of pregnancy. Could the baby be harmed?

Yes: Only emergency surgeries should be perform during first trimester of pregnancy. Increase risk of mother going in premature labor and possibly baby malformations. Consult your OB and obstetric anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible for conceiving date to determine the sex of fetus?

Is it possible for conceiving date to determine the sex of fetus?

Only in a way: Genetic sex is determined at the moment of conception, because the male's x- or y-bearing sperm determines the sex. There is nothing else about the date that has any relevance. ...Read more

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What is the safe period of time to participate in sex to avoid pregnancy ?

What is the safe period of time to participate in sex to avoid pregnancy ?

Rhythm method: The best time to have unprotected sex, wishing to avoid pregnancy is 3-4 days prior to ovulation and 3 days after ovulation. The egg is fertilizable for 24 hrs, and sperm live in the female tract for up to 3 days. Check the billings method of contraception. ...Read more

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How many weeks of pregnancy can a doctor determine the sex of a fetus?

How many weeks of pregnancy can a doctor determine the sex of a fetus?

Typically around 16: Typically an Ultrasound around 16 weeks of age can help figure out the sex of the fetus. ...Read more

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After having a baby, how can a woman get rid of hemorrhoids obtained during the pregnancy?

Yes, usually.: Mild hemorrhoidal symptoms, including itching, mild pain, a small amount of bleeding usually resolve with end of pregnancy and topical hemorrhoid medications. Even prolapsed hemorrhoids will often resolve once the pregnancy is done. However, sometimes symptoms do persist and may require further medical attention. Using topical medicine and allowing a few months to pass is certainly appropriat. ...Read more