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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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 can I have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

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How do i have a healthy pregnancy?

How do i have a healthy

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Prenatal care: This is a avery complex question beyond the scope of a simple answer. The first step is to find an Obgyn in whom you trust who can assess your unique individual pregnancy and health and design a prenatal care program that will optimize the chances of successful outcome for you and the baby ...Read more

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How can I have a healthy pregnancy if I have thyroid?

How can I have a healthy pregnancy if I have thyroid?

Stay healthy: Based on the question you have either low thyroid production or high thyroid production and are possibly taking medication. You can still have a normal pregnancy but you will need close followup with your obstetrician and possibly the endocrinologist. ...Read more

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How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

Good question: First make sure you are healthy enough to become pregnant, secondly have a strong loving relationship with the person you are having intercourse with. Are you in a position to offer a suitable home life for the baby? If all answers are yes then choose a board certified OB/GYN physician. Always keep in mind you should have a well balanced diet & absolutely no smoking or drugs. Good luck. ...Read more

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My wife had an endometriosis due to chocolate csyst then 3 months of zoladex (goserelin) 3.5 mg medication.How are the chances f having a healthy pregnancy.

My wife had an endometriosis due to chocolate csyst then 3 months of zoladex (goserelin) 3.5 mg medication.How are the chances f having a healthy pregnancy.

Patent Tubes?: Hard to counsel your chances without all the information available. One thing to consider though is that endometriosis to the degree that leads to a cyst requiring surgical removal may sometimes affect the tubes, which if they're not open, then your chances are 0%. Hysterosalpingogram is a study that injects dye through the cervix to determine if the tubes are open. ...Read more

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What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

Healthy pregnancy: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

Do what you love.: Body: move your body in ways that you love. Dancing, swimming, aerobics, weight training, tai chi, cycling, yoga, walking, gardening, belly dancing... Mind: begin your day with a meditative practice. Prayer and meditation, journaling, yoga.. Spirit: be sure you have healed your emotional wounds from childhood and beyond. Get outside help if needed. Pregnancy can bring up unfinished business. ...Read more

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What are considered the common vitamins to have a healthy pregnancy?

What are considered the common vitamins to have a healthy pregnancy?

Folic Acid, Iron &: Calcium. Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

It is very early or : Low 7 would be less than 1 day pregnant , please repeat it in 3 days and most likely it will be less than 5 which is - , if u have a very early normal preg which is unlikely with that number the bhcg will double and also a Progesterone level can be drawn. ...Read more

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I had an abortion this november due to spina bifida. When can I conceive again to have a healthy pregnancy?Pls help dr

I had an abortion this november due to spina bifida. When can I conceive again to have a healthy pregnancy?Pls help dr

Soon: There's no indication that waiting more than one cycle changes your chances for pregnancy or increases your risk in any way. I typically recommend one cycle just to re-establish your cycle and uterine lining, but basically you can have unprotected sex whenever you want. I hope the best for you in the next pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I help my pregnant wife have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I help my pregnant wife have a healthy pregnancy?

Support: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I go about getting healthier so that i can have a healthy pregnancy?

How do I go about getting healthier so that i can have a healthy pregnancy?

Health: Routine examinations with an OB is necessary to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. Based on your examination and testing he/she will be able to guide you on any necessary treatments and advise you on proper diet and exercise. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with glonemeruphritis can istill have a healthy pregnancy andbaby?

Maybe: There are many forms of glomerulonephritis, with varying levels of effect on your kidneys. Have your nephrologist talk to you and a perinatologist about when your disease will be well controlled enough to conceive. ...Read more

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Can you have a healthy pregnancy while having herpes?

Can you have a healthy pregnancy while having herpes?

Precautions count: Many women have healthy pregnancies and babies even if they have a history of genital herpes. However, it is important to establish care early, to bring documentation of a positive culture or be seen during an outbreak to confirm the diagnosis, to follow precautions and recommendations from OB doctor, and to report outbreaks and to report labor, leaking from membranes, other problems immediately, . ...Read more

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Can one have a d&c and still have a healthy pregnancy afterwards?

Can one have a d&c and still have a healthy pregnancy afterwards?

Yes: D&c procedures are generally not expected to affect your future fertility or affects the health of future pregnancies. However in some cases of intrauterine instrumentation, there is the potential of scar formation inside the uterus. If scars form, then fertility would be affected. ...Read more

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If I am pregnant how do I lose weight and still have a healthy pregnancy?

If I am pregnant how do I lose weight and still have a healthy pregnancy?

You don't: Pregnancy is not the time to be on a weight-loss regimen. The wisest thing you can do is maintain activity, eat healthily, and try to limit your weight gain with the baby. Talk to your OB about your concerns. But please do not go on a weight loss diet when pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Pregnancy (Definition)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more