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How To Start My Contractions
If obese -weight : Loss may allow for period return. If you're inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days/week). If severely underweight – ^in bmi may help to restore periods. If an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as meds like Progesterone or Provera (medroxyprogesterone) could be used under your gyn supervision. ...Read more
This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more
Maybe you can't: But it's worth a try. Few suggestions - make foods you know she likes. May consider spicing a bit more heavily - but not too much on the salt. Try different textures. Try multiple small meals throughout the day. Use ice cream based drinks. Ensure there is no jaw pain, weakness, constipation, abdominal pain, urinary tract infection or swallowing difficulty. Sometimes this happens at end of life. ...Read more
See details: Ask your obstetrician but i would say that 3 weeks after delivery is a reasonable time to restart exercising. ...Read more
8-10 months: In order to crawl you must be able to sit and have strong back and leg muscles, some babies that do not get enough tummy time may have delays in rolling and crawling. Keep in mind many babies do not crawl and go straight to standing and walking. As long as your baby finds a way of getting around do not worry. Some babies scoot, or roll or commando crawl and never really crawl. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Periods announcement: Every body is different and one learns to know the signs the body feels a day or 2 before the period actually arrives. The signs and symptoms usuallly do not vary for oneself. ...Read more
Don't understand: I do not understand the question, but you can not force yourself to have a period. If you are late, are not pregnant, you may have had an ovulatory cycle. If your period does not come when next due, see your dr for an evaluation of your menstrual irregularities. Good luck. ...Read more
I would like to know how to calculate weeks and days when your pregnant and after how many days does the foetus start to form?
See Below: Pregnancy is usually dated from the first day of your last menstrual period. Even though conception actually happens about 2 weeks later, most women don't know exactly when they conceived (It doesn't always happen on the day of intercourse). The foetus begins to form immediately. By 4 weeks after conception it has a heart beat, and can move its hands. Best Wishes! ...Read more
Can you tell me how much time can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once i change my diet?
No answer: This question has been languishing because it's hard to answer - because there are too many variables. How will you change your diet? How consistent will you be? Are you over weight? How much weight do you intend to lose with your change in diet? How high is your bp? In general, dietary changes on average produce only modest changes in BP although there is interperson variablility. ...Read more
It depends: Whether u have a vaginal delivery with or without episiotomy or a csection, u really need to ask your OB as your OB knows you and what happened at the delivery or can give u an estimate before u delivery depending and it depends what yoru hard core workout consists of because u may not be able to do all of it at the start. ...Read more
Move: Patients can definitely have trouble with their usual bowel regimen after spine surgery for many reasons. Early mobilization and limiting the amount of narcotic medications and getting back to your usual diet as soon as possible are the most common interventions used. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much time can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once I change my diet?
How do I relax enough so my bf and I can have sex for the first time? I tense up my muscles when he starts trying to get in so how do I just relax?
I trying to get information on how to get baby to drop and what can I do to keep heart rate normal almost 38 weeks?
Walk: Walking might help but you normally just have to wait. It should drop in the next 2 weeks. If the baby is doing Ok then the hear rate should stay normal. ...Read more
How far in advance of my period should I start ibuprofen to prevent cramps & how often/much should I take once period starts to keep cramps at bay?
By 36 weeks: The position of the baby can change day to day, and doesn't matter until you get close to delivery. By 36 weeks, most babies are head down. If not by then, there might be discussion of turning the baby (version). Don't worry about it until then. ...Read more
How long does it take for Megace to get out of my system and for me to start back losing weight will I go back to my normal weight size I hope?
Dobtful its Megace!: Megace does cause some weight gain but it is not very common. So lets not blame it entirely on megace...it gets out of your body in 2-3 days. If you are serious about losing weight, begin to cut down on your daily calories by cutting down quantity of food and avoid rich, oily or fried foods. Shift to plant based foods , taking veggies and fruits to fill half of you food plate at each mealtime. ...Read more
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