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I'm a mom of 2 &during both my pregnancy's I have been emotionally abused by family. Long story short. I still have thoughts from incidents. What's wr
You really need: To see a good board certified psychiatrist to work thru your issues and u may need different meds since u are on 2 now, good luck. ...Read more
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
No: It's bad for anyone to get scared anytime but it doesn't harm the baby unless what is scaring you hurts you or the baby. Fear can actually protect you and the baby if it leads to actions that keep you from harm. Hope this helps. Best wishes to you both. ...Read more
Risky: Although every pregnancy has a 4% risk of having an unexpected surprise (premi, birth defect, infection) that changes in closely related individuals. We are each thought to carry as many as 4 recessive genes to a metabolic disorder that can be life threatening. If you have kids together, you double or triple your risks of having a defective baby. ...Read more
If you are an: Emancipated minor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Best to muster: Up the courage and come right out and tell her. If you aren't real emotional in your presentation it won't feed into her being more reactive to the news. ...Read more
Yes: It could happen to you. Some people know when they conceive. Make sure you get good prenatal care when this happens! ...Read more
It depends on legal: Matters ; what state u are in. U should first discuss your concerns with your mother, then perhaps another trusted family member, your doctor, a hospital social worker, and finally you might have to talk to a lawyer. Your rights to your body are ethically held high, but parents of minors have different powers in different states. The courts usually give many rights to the birth mom. ...Read more
Yes: The fetus is dependent upon the oxygenation of mom's blood to receive its' own sustenance. Cigarette smoke contains carbon monoxide (car exhaust) and many other harmful contaminants which can slow the fetus' growth. ...Read more
Pregnant question my mom could not get pregnant for 10 years is that something that is hertitary and will be a problem for me to?
There: There are many different causes of infertility. Some are hereditary or partially hereditary but infertilty per se is not a heritable disease. Since 30-40% of infertility is male related, your mom might not have had any fertility problems at all. Try to find out what she knew about the cause of her fertility difficulties and any gynecologic problems that she subsequently developed. A more specific knowledge of her history might be helpful in predicting your potential but most likely her history doesn't necessarily mean problems for you. ...Read more
I'm 17 and pregnant I live in texas. Am I emancipated if so what's it mean. Because im trying to move out since my mom won't help me?
Emancipated: Emancipation of minors is a legal mechanism by which a minor is freed from control by his or her parents or guardians, and the parents or guardians are freed from any and all responsibility toward the child. At 17 and with child, you may be an emancipated minor and can make you own decisions without your parents consent. Best case, you try to maturely discuss your situation with your parents. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and I live with my mom who smokes and refuses too go outside too smoke I have nowhere else too go around it all day very scared?
Smoke inside/Outside: Yes, you do have to respect your mother's home as that is your present residence. As you know even 2nd hand smoke environments can be like smoking as well. Appeal to your Mom's desire to have a healthy Grandchild to enjoy by not smoking in the home. If that fails, open a window if possible in a isolated room, or better yet, you get outside and sit or take a walk for exercise. Good luck! ...Read more
Unprocessed: Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. Eat food that is unprocessed, meaning you make it yourself. Don't buy anything from the grocery store that has more than five ingredients in it. ...Read more
Several: The risk of miscarriage is higher in the first trimester. With severely high uncontrolled sugars, anatomical abnormalities can also occur in the baby. In the second trimester, mom is more likely to develop uncontrolled blood pressures prompting a preterm delivery and risks associated with it. In the third trimester, large baby that have inability to regulate their sugar is also common. Dr M ...Read more
Sit her down first: Make sure there is no distractions and nothing else going on. Other than that I don't know what else to tell you, except that you better be the one to tell her. If she finds out from someone else, it will be bad. If you want you can have a moderator such as a doctor or a family member. ...Read more
Same as always: Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by breastfeeding, foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened), 1 week after missing a period, or after starting a "weird" period. ...Read more
U mean see the htbea: At 8 weeks u should be able to see a htbeat, u cannot feel a htbeat, if u cannot see a htbeat on ultrasound, and the fetus is really 8 weeks then it is a non viable pregnancy but to be certain u can repeat the us in 1 more week and if no htbeat again taht is certain. ...Read more