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I am 27 weeks pregnant. Can I travel in car for 4 hours continuously?

I am 27 weeks pregnant. Can I travel in car for 4 hours continuously?

Please don't : I betcha even if you wanted to, you are going to have to stop to pee. Regardless, you want to get out and stretch your legs every 1-1/2 hours or so. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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At 27 weeks pregnancy i had a blood test for rhesus c. They found cold antibodies. They say this can do no harm to my baby, but what does it mean for me?

At 27 weeks pregnancy i had a blood test for rhesus c. They found cold antibodies. They say this can do no harm to my baby, but what does it mean for me?

Basically nothing: It may perhaps be a bit trickier finding the best donor blood should you need a transfusion, but there's enough c-negative blood available. Consider autologous donation should you be planning surgery -- always a good idea in any case. Congratulations on your upcoming delivery, and best wishes. ...Read more

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Can I have an abortion at 27 weeks i just found out a week ago that i was 27 weeks pregnant and I do not wish to continue the pregnancy.Is there anyway a doctor can help me?

Can I have an abortion at 27 weeks i just found out a week ago that i was 27 weeks pregnant and I do not wish to continue the pregnancy.Is there anyway a doctor can help me?

Hello. : Hello. Abortions are not performed at 27 weeks. Please do not attempt to abort your fetus yourself. You could look into options if you don't desire to keep child when he or she is born. ...Read more

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I am 27 weeks pregnant. I do not feel the baby move consistently and definitely not 10 times an hour like I've read. Is this cause for concern?

I am 27 weeks pregnant. I do not feel the baby move consistently and definitely not 10 times an hour like I've read. Is this cause for concern?

Fetal kick counts: Fetal movement is one of the only ways to determine fetal well-being in between your prenatal visits. Babies move in cycles. They are not active all the time. If you have never felt 10 movements in an hour, that's less worrisome. We worry more when there is a change in movement, a diminishment. As your baby grows, the movements will become more obvious. I recommend kick counts starting at 28 wks. ...Read more